(English) Rock the Kasbah tour of Morocco
The Rock of Kasbah of Morocco tour leads you to the deep of Moroccan Sahara with its palaces and oases and the sand dunes.
DAY 1 | Marrakech
When you arrive to Marrakech airport, your guide takes you to a Riad or hotel. You are going to spend all the morning at your Riad to take a rest. After lunch, meet your guide again for a walk to discover Marrakech. You’ll see “Medrassa Ben Youssef”, “Marrakech Museum”, some Souks (markets). You will take your dinner at Jamaa Elfna Square; the overnight will be at your Riad.
DAY 2 | Marrakech – Ouarzazate (4 hours)
You will begin your tour by a horse carriage from Guiliz to Majorelle Gardens that is founded by the French artist Majorelle. In 2017, the French painter painted the buildings of the park in a brilliant blue color, which surprised the inhabitants of the red city. Later, the French painter was subjected to a traffic accident and was later transferred to France where he died. Now the place has become one of the most important landmarks of the tourist city of Marrakech. The building surrounded by the garden has been transformed into a museum of Islamic art. The garden contains rare plants and flowers from five continents, especially the various cactus plants. Move to the east of the High Atlas Mountains through a small Tamazight village with fortified walls and stone houses.
There is a layover in Tizi Ntichka to have your lunch. Then move to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou that is used for many movies. There is a free time for having a cup of tea. Dinner and the overnight will be in Ouarzazat.
DAY 3 | Ouarzazate – Zagora (3 hours)
After breakfast, we will take our way to Agdz village. It is a beautiful oasis called Tamnougalt. After one hour walking the oases and the village, we’ll have our lunch at Alkasabah.
We’ll go through Ait Saouen where we will discover a wonderful landscape, green oasis and Daraa valley.
We will get off the hill to continue the trip through Daraa valley that gives life to the oasis. In the way to Zagora, there are many green fields of palms and vegetables and Hinas between the Kasbah and the palaces.
The dinner and the overnight will be in Zagora.
DAY 4 | Zagora – Erg Chebbi (4 hours)
Today, we will go through the volcanic peaks of Sagro Mountains, to the east south the natural landscape of the oasis.
Lunch will be at the Alnif village.
Continue your trip to the legendary town of Rissani where there were the trade ways through Mali to Sahara.
We’ll begin the adventure by riding camels in Merzouga and enjoying the imaginary sunset.
We will arrive to a Sahara camp in the middle of the gold sand dunes.
The dinner will be under the brilliant stars while the local people play on their drums.
DAY 5 | Erg Chebbi – Tinghir – Dades (3 hours)
You’ll wake up early to watch the sunset before having your breakfast. We will go through the Sahara plains; we can ride camels to the amazing Toudgha Valley. It is a green oasis where many Tamazight people live. Stop to take your lunch in a local restaurant.
We’ll continue to the Dadss valley in the afternoon. The dinner and the overnight will be at a hotel.
DAY 6 | Dades – Ouarzazate – Marrakech (5 hours)
Today we will go through the Kasabah to the capital of flower Kelaa Magouna. It is known by its products of flowers that have good smell. We’ll have a visit of a cooperative that produce the water of flower.
We’ll continue our trip to the Sekoura oasis where we have a visit of the Kasbah at Amrdil. You have the chance to know more about the way of living of the Amazigh people, its kind of buildings, also the traditional ways they used to water their fields (oasis).
The lunch will be in Ouarzazt. After that we’ll come back Marrakech through High Atlas Mountains.
The dinner will be at Marrakech.
DAY 7 | Marrakech
Today, you’ll go discovering other places in Marrakech with your guide.
Try to relax and enjoy in one of the important SPA in Marrakech. The last dinner will be organized in a Moroccan restaurant.
DAY 8 | Departure
Take a rest before going to the airport to come back home.
Time allowed to free: Day of arrival (6 pm)