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  • Bivacco
  • Deserto
  • Escursioni in dromedario
    Camel excursion
  • Arrampicata
  • Itinerario naturalistico
    Nature tour
  • Gole
  • Oasi

General description

A week long journey for sport lovers and adventure seekers across the most amazing landscapes of Southern Morocco.

Departing from Fez, we’ll head south towards the Ziz Valley and the desert of Merzouga, through the charming cedars forest of Azrou and the suggestive sources of the Oum Rabii river. After a first refreshing day in the heart of the Middle Atlas, we’ll reach the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi for a two-days unforgettable experience discovering the life of the desert, including camel treks, traditional music evenings around the warm light of a bonfire and two overstay nights in a Berber camp in the heart of amazing sand dunes. Leaving from Merzouga, we’ll reach the Todgha gorges, internationally renowned for climbing. These steep canyons, up to 160 meters high and only 10 meters apart from each other at their narrowest point, will be also a unique place for two days of hiking and nature exploring, both in the beautiful oasis surrounding the gorges and in the rocky mountains overlooking them, discovering the life of the nomadic tribes of these regions. An absolutely unmissable holiday experience, that will end with a guided visit to the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, magnificent stronghold at the entrance of the famous road of One Thousands Kasbahs, along the ancient caravan trade route leading to Marrakech across the suggestive peaks of the High Atlas.

Other details

Included services:

Transport by 4x4 or minibus with driver and air conditioning - 2 nights in desert camp with camel trek on the dunes - 1 night in nomad camp - 3 nights in riad – Accommodation on half board basis - Traditional music night - Entrance fees to monuments and architectural sites - Local guide - 24h Assistance

Extra services not included:

Airplane tickets - Drinks - Lunches - Tips for staff – Optional activities – Travel health insurance (upon request, Direction Sud will help you identify the most suitable for your needs).

Stages of the trip

8 days / 7 nights

Duration: 20'

Early morning departure towards the luxuriant Ziz Valley and the city of Errachidia, at the eastern gates of the famous road of One Thousand Kasbahs. Along the way, refreshing break at the oasis of Gheris and at the blue sources of Ain Meski, perfect places for a picnic and a quick relaxing swim. Departure in the afternoon for Merzouga, for two unforgettable days across beautiful sand dunes, including camel treks, traditional music evenings around a bonfire and two overstay nights in an authentic nomad bivouac equipped with all comforts.

Duration: -

Duration: 7 hours

Todgha Gorges
Located in the eastern part of the High Atlas, the Todgha gorges are the ideal destination for adventure and sport lovers. We’ll have two days to explore these majestic cliffs and discover the life and traditions of these lands between the Atlas mountain and the desert. The travel includes a trek on the rocky mountains overlooking the gorges, exploring the life of nomadic tribes and an overstay night in a tent camp. Upon request, horse riding and mountain biking trails in the lush oasis of the Todgha river.

Duration: 03:00

Ait Ben Haddou
We’ll drive along the valley of a Thousand Kasbahs to reach the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, travelling across the Dadès and Roses valleys. In the afternoon, guided visit of the ancient Ksar with expert local guides, exploring the secrets of this magnificent stronghold at the foothills of the Atlas mountains. Dinner with a local host-family and traditional music evening. Overnight stay at candlelight in the magical atmosphere of the Ksar.

Duration: 03.30

Ounila Valley
We'll leave early in the morning to reach the Kasbah of Telouet, driving through the steep cliffs of the Ounila Valley. We’ll stop along the way to admire the small traditional villages in earth and straw hanging on the slopes of this green narrow valley surrounded by high canyons, among almond and olive trees. Return trip to Marrakech through the central High Atlas at the Tizi 'n Tichka pass.

Duration: 05:00

Duration: -

Duration: 20'