5 days Morocco Historical & Cultural Discovery
We invite you to join a life enhancing journey visiting the desert landscapes in comfort – leading to the famous Erg Chebbi dunes where we’ll travel on camel back and spend a night under the stars in a Bedouin camp. Consider this a personal reward for your efforts!
“I have to say I loved every single moment, the good, the bad and the scary. It’s good to spend a few days having an adventure away from running water, toilets, mirrors and electricity” Participant 2011 Event
Morocco Group Tours, offer fabulous experiences in Morocco´s most attractive zones: The Foothills of the Atlas; The rural villages of the countryside and into the Sahara Desert itself. There is also one very unique stay in the Sahara dunes where we travel in and out by camel and stay in a Bedouin style camp.
The week consists of 6 days Tour and can be customized to suit you, 3, 4, 5 days and more. Each day offers completely different scenery – integrating as much of the culture and scenery possible. At times, your guide will offer free interpretive visits to monuments and/or historic or cultural attractions both during the day and in the evenings.
- Type: Deluxe Experience
- Duration: 5 days
- Customise: This Tour can be customised
- Accommodation: Mixed
- Activities: Cultural Tours, Historical Tours, Desert Tours, Hiking
5 days Morocco Historical & Cultural Discovery Itinerary
After breakfast at your Marrakech riad, Guide welcome and 4×4 Drive from Marrakech to Telouet, across the Tizi- N-Tichka pass (2260m high) in the High Atlas Mountains old caravan Route. From Marrakech to Ait benhaddou, you will enjoy beautiful landscapes with different colors and the Berber villages along the way. A visit to Pasha glaoui Kasbah to learn about middle age berber fine Arts, fellowed by lunch, drive to Kasbah Ait benhadou, Human heritage site famous for movies making : Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, kingdom of heaven… visit to the site, Overnight in AC/ Hotel with Sweaming Pool.
This morning after breakfast we set off in a comfortable micro bus for our circular 4 day journey through the Saharan landscapes of both the Hamada (stone desert) and Erg (dune desert). Our first visits include Ait Benhadou, Ouarzazate&SkouraPalmerie, where an ancient Kasbah once held treasures of the silk route in desert oasis terrain, followed by a visit to the spectacular Todra Gorge where steep walls hundreds of feet high tower above. A relaxing and highly scenic tour day with stunning views of this mystical land.Cozy accommodation in a comfortable hotel with optional ‘Hammam’ bathhouse experience this evening. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 2 of our Saharan exploration as we make our way through the far reaches of Morocco’s eastern perimeter to within 20km of Algeria’s border where we encounter the magnificent Erg Chebbi dune landscape. Morocco’s most famous Saharan dune is just breathtaking and transforming to the soul. On foot or camel back you have the option to travel into the remote dunes until our Bedouin style camp hidden in the dunes. An evening sunset climb to one of the higher dunes is customary followed by dinner and perhaps a campfire experience and Berber songs and storytelling can be arranged. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Accommodation in a Bedouin style desert camp.Temperatures normally 12-15c at night.
This morning after breakfast we have a final chance to climb the dunes before setting off. A long but scenic journey then brings us through southern Anti Atlas desert terrain where we may see nomadic camel herders crossing plains and witness the thriving date palm communities of this remote landscape – a truly fascinating day in cobra land! Our final destination, Ouarzazate, is the Moroccan Sahara’s largest center and home to one of Hollywood’s most versatile studios for film making. We spend one night here in a comfortable hotel and if time permits, we’ll make a tour of Ouarzazate’s main attractions and bazaar. Accommodation, breakfast, lunch and dinner provided.
Today we depart Ouarzazate early and drive the breathtaking pass of Tizni-n-Tichka over the high Atlas to Marrakech (approx 4 hours). Our final day on tour and a chance to visit Marrakech and its famous souk (market place) with snake charmers, fortune tellers, acrobats and more. Afternoon visitKoutoubia Mosque and see ‘new’ Marrakech. / explore the many fine eateries of Marrakech and the Djemaa El Fna square..
Meet At Hotel/ Riad, Transfer to the Airport. End of the Morocco Tour.
5 days Morocco Historical & Cultural Discovery Tips
This journey can be customised with private car or luxury van and driver, and Guide according to your travel dates.
- 2 people with private car and English speaking guide”
If you wish to modify or change the entire itinerary according to your interest and desire, please let us know!
- 4* Riad& hotel lodging
- Breakfast daily
- All dinners
- Camel Ride / Sahara
- Overnight / Nomad tent / Nomad Guide Sahara
- Private Car 4×4 & Driver for the entire trip
- Transfers to and from airport
- Knowledgeable certified guides
- Museums fee
- All taxes
Not included in package price:
- Travel Insurance
- Private guided tour—Not a group tour.
- If it is over your budget—–Hotels can be changed for lower budgets.
- Upgrade to 5* or 5* deluxe accommodation is available.
- Group Discounts Available.