Timeless Morocco

  • 12 Days , 8 Cities
  • From $2,700
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It is the “land of the distant sunset”, a destination rich in contrasts, with a two-thousand-year-old history, that will stimulate your curiosity. In these lands where several dynasties succeeded one another, you’ll discover the remains of the greatest Mediterranean civilizations. In the north of the country, the Roman ruins of Volubilis stand.
Countries Visited Morocco
Places Visited Marrakesh, Bou Tharar, Aït Hamdou Mouh, , Ait Youl, Merzouga, Ouarzazate
Suggested Duration 12 days
Travel Styles Cultural Tours, Hiking & Trekking Tours
  • DAY 1

    Welcome to Marrakech!

    Arrival assistance and transfer to your Riad in the heart of the medina. Don’t waste the day without visiting the must in Marrakech the "Jamaa El Fena" square; a true artery of the Medina of Marrakech, it captures the abundance of life and activities that characterize the imperial city. The charm of this magical place comes from the multitude of street artists, stalls of dried fruit or freshly squeezed orange juice in front of you, and the multitude of small restaurants that invest its center in the early evening and participate in perfume all the surroundings.

    What's included?

    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • "> DAY 2

    Bou Tharar - Visit the Rose Valley in Ouarzazate and arrive "Moroccan Colorado"

    The day offers us a unique experience that is hard to come by when you travel like a typical tourist! We will leave Marrakech and head southwest winding our way up into the high Atlas Mountains. let’s first have some heart-pounding in the snake road "Tichka", we will twist and turn in the snow-covered mountains, through the Berber villages and hills towards the gate of the desert "Ouarzazate" that will open us a door towards the valley of roses where we will discover some beauty secrets in a cooperative in Kalaat M’Gouna that prepares products like soap, rose hatred, rose-based mask, rosebuds that comes from the plantations of the oasis and many other products like the Baldi couscous. We will end up our day in the village of Boutaghrar, known as the little “Moroccan Colorado” located at the foot of the High Atlas. Stroll through the village and meet the Berbers who will be happy to share with you family-like moments and their dinner for the day!

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 3

    Kasbah - Enjoy the panoramic view over the valley

    Ready for the adrenaline day? Let’s leave the warm-family atmosphere in Boutaghrar, walking up the valley, crossing beautiful green fields and clay villages on the way, we stop at the village of El Hot, where we visit a nice Kasbah, enjoy the panoramic view over the valley, and have a tea on the terrace, then we continue towards Agouti where we stop for a picnic lunch. In the afternoon, we cross Agouti gorges and reach the northern part of the valley offering splendid views over the central high Atlas, meet with the locals working on their fields and discover their daily life, some nomads with their herd of sheep and goats.

    (Walking tour 5h30 - 5750 feet / 1750 m

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 4

    Ighrem Akdim - Capture a glimpse of the local Berber community

    Today we are invited to capture a glimpse of the local Berber community in a way that is pure as possible. We will walk through a desert plateau, then arrive at the village of Ighrem Akdim, one of the most beautiful villages of the Mgoun valley. After the installation in our guesthouse, we take a tour of the village to meet the locals, discover the village and the daily life of the locals!

    Walking tour 4h - 5450 feet /1650 m

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 5

    J’Bel Riguit - Visit nomads living in caves

    Have you learned some about the authentic Berber way of life? Let’s move on and continue towards more deserted and dry landscapes. We will walk along the J’Bel Riguit... If you are traveling in the spring, you may still see a few snowy ridges on the top of the peaks, we will walk almost all day in this beautiful dry aired landscape with a possibility of visiting a nomad family living in caves, sharing some great moments and having some tea with them. Picnic lunch on the way then we reach Dades valley in the afternoon.

    Walking tour 5h30 - 5400 feet / 1600 m

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 6

    Drive in the Todgha valley with its ocher and green colors

    Shine up! We will enjoy some magic tonight but let’s first delight a drive in the Todgha valley with its ocher and green colors, savor a walk in the palm groves and gorges. After that, we continue our journey through arid desert plains that will lead us to Merzouga at the feet of Erg Chebi dunes which represents a wonderful destination with its breathtaking sights and stunning dunes.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 7

    Hassi Merdani - Adventure through the sea of sand dunes with camels

    Knock Knock! The day is a masterpiece that will take us to a nomadic world. Let’s start with a delicious breakfast in our hotel whilst the camels are loaded, then meet up with our camel handlers and start our adventure through the sea of sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Enjoying the incredible panoramas and the diversity of the colors, our caravan leads us to our camp in the middle of the mysterious nowhere. Our lunch will be served in the camp and in the afternoon, we start will a hike through golden dunes to reach the highest one for a wonderful sunset. Tonight we are guests of the desert so let’s make sure to dress up well and maybe with the indigo color! (4 hours walking).

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 8

    Hassi Merdani - Hike northward passing through small dunes and a dried river

    Wake up early and make sure to make some wishes whilst the sunrise! Some dreams come true and the Sahara is the land of magic. After breakfast, we will start our hike northward passing through small dunes and a dried river that will lead us to a nomad family settling their tents in a Hamada overlooking Erg Chebbi.

    We will taste a delicious tea, discover their way of life, their history, and share with them some great moments that will convince you that the Berber identity is usually wider than language, craft, and ethnicity; it encompasses the entire history and geography of North Africa and Morocco. We will continue our adventure back to the dunes through wonderful wild scenery, we will climb another high dune. Let’s have some time to chat and share the laughs! Or you may just set in silence and cherish your life moments while absorbing the vastness in all its hues of orange. (4 hours Walking)

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 9

    Discover the fertile Draa Valley and lunch with a family in N’koub

    The best dreams happen when you’re awake and the sunrise had gold in its mouth! We will gather some good vibes then drive by Jeep back to Merzouga and continue our adventure to our next destination. We will stop the clock and go back in time while discovering the fertile Draa Valley, despite its rich history, culture and fame, the Berbers of the Draa Valley still live in ways very similar to those of their ancestors. They ride donkeys, wash their clothes in the river, and depend on clay to build their houses. When you are there, you feel transported to an ancient time! You will feel it closely while enjoying your lunch with a family in N’koub. In the afternoon we will continue our travel in time via Agdez, we climb up the volcanic mountains of Jebel Saghro, a lunar-like plateau, deep gorges, and remote villages with breathtaking views that will lead us to Ouarzazate where we will be spending our night.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 10

    Ait Benhaddou - Admire the castle of castles

    What’s more beautiful than spending a night in the Berber « Hollywood » then take a destination that you probably have already seen in a dream or in the Hollywood sandal films, which were shot there as "Sodom and Gomorrah", "Lawrence of Arabia" or "Gladiator" it’s the castle of castles named Ait Benhaddou! Take time to make a film, let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable to others! We will take the road back to Marrakech where we will be spending our last magical night.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 11

    Marrakech - Sightseeing

    Let us today take you in a fairy tale called Marrakech, first chapter will be in the Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, and then the 12th century Koutoubia Mosque. Wonderful worlds and no end, but the most amazing is yet to come! Did you know that you can have the Marrakchi touch by enjoying a horse-down carriage, escaping the crowded city, and enjoying a picnic in the palm groves, a quad tour or a cooking class in typical Riad in the medina are all available recommended activities that will help you experience the best of Marrakech?

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 12

    Marrakech - Departure

    Departure assistance and private transfer to the airport according to your flight schedule.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Transfer Transfer
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Starting from $2,700 per person

Price per person in double occupancy
The rate is based on comfort riads* accommodation
Price excluding international flights
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*The riad is one of two main types of traditional Moroccan houses, often with two or more stories around an interior symmetrical garden centered around a fountain.


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What’s Included?

  • 11 nights stay in the comfort riads (traditional Moroccan houses)
  • Full board during all the tour except in Marrakech (only breakfast included)
  • Transportation
  • Half-day guided visit of Marrakech
  • Mules for the luggage in the Atlas Mountains + Camels in the desert.
  • Tour guide for the whole tour

Sightseeing Highlights Included

  • Beautiful Kasbah with its beautiful architecture,
  • Terraced gardens, forests, oleanders, fields of roses, walnut, fig, and gorges.
  • Discover the wealth and cultural traditions of the Berber south-central High Atlas
  • Explore the imperial city of Marrakech
  • Encounter friendly people and admire landscapes of stunning contrast.
  • Learn about the Berber culture while sipping mint tea in a traditional mountain village.
  • Discover the stunning diversity of Morocco; Cities, Atlas Mountains, Sahara desert.
  • Discover the desert, the nomadic life, palm groves, and oases; sacred places of the desert tribes, the fauna, and flora.

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