Mysterious Morocco

15 days in the desert


Day 1

Welcome at the airport and transfer to the RIAD located
2 minutes away from the square


Day 2
Marrakech – Cascadas Ouzoud – Imilchil

Transfer to the beautiful Ouzoud Falls (a splendid 100 meter high waterfall).
Lunch. Afterwards, we will visit the immense Ben EL OUIDANE Lake,
which is in the magnificent picture of the High ATLAS Mountains.
Arrival at AFOURER, a small city located on top of the ATLAS Mountains

We will continue our trip to BEN-MELLAL, a small city in the middle of plantations of orange, olive, fin, pomegranate, apricot and peach trees.
Stopovers to contemplate the impressive landscape of Middle Atlas.
Overnight in a Riad.


Day 3
Beni Mellal – Khenifra – Meknes – Fez

Asphalt road to Meknes crossing the Middle Atlas Mountains. Visit to the city
(Mulay ISMAIL tomb, el-Hedim Square, Bab MANSOUR)
and transfer to the Roman ruins of Volúbilis.

Tour around the Roman city and arrival to Fez. Overnight in a Riad.

Day 4

Visit to Fez city. Its architecture, its fascinating medina and its magnificent historical monuments turn Fez into the cultural capital of Morocco. Overnight in the same Riad.


Day 5
Fez – Ifrane – Azrou (Medio Atlas) – Imilchil

Trip through Middle Atlas. Visit to the “alpine” city of Ifrane and its impressive forest of a hundred-year-old cedar trees and small monkeys. We will go to the foothills of High Atlas and visit the population of the “Berber grooms” of Imilchil, a Berber town famous for its customs because according to their traditions the girls of the AIT HADIDDOU tribe usually pick their husbands. This town is in the middle of High Atlas.
Alojamiento en Riad.

Day 6
Imilchil- Amelago – Erfoud – Merzouga

An authentic mountain journey, always travelling by track. We will cross the High Atlas Mountains and visit centenarian villages located in the hillside of the stone mountains, as well as the beautiful Amellago Gorge. Finally, we will get to the Merzouga desert. Overnight in a Riad Madu.

Day 7
Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Merzouga

After breakfast we will go along the dunes by track and we will see the 2 oasis of Merzouga, the nomads in haimas, the KHAMLIA town (a town of black people), the MIFISS mines, the desert plateaus and the TISSARDMINE oasis. In the afternoon we will ride dromedaries to go to watch the sunset in the dunes and we will sleep in one of the wild oasis located in the middle of the desert. A magic night under the haima!


Day 8
Merzouga – Oubahlou – Alnif – Tinghir – Dades

New journey in the desert covering 150 km by track. We will see gorgeous landscapes, sand rivers, dunites, chotts, the ruins of the French fortress of Oubahalou, villages where henna is cultivated, and finally we will get to the Alnif town. Meal.
Afterwards, we will take the road that goes by the JBEL OUGNAT to the TINERHIR and the spectacular TODRA Gorge where the Kasbahs stand on the foot of the cliffs. Overnight in Riad.

Day 9
Dades – Jebel Saghro – Zagora

Transfer by road to the Ouarzazate town by the Route of the Thousand Kasbahs. We will visit AIT BEN HADDOU and TAMDAKHT kasbahs. Afterwards, we will go to Marrakech by the TIZI N’ TICHKA port. The port landscape is magnificent and it offers a wonderful contrast of colors. Overnight in a Riad.

Day 10
Zagora – Ouarzazate

Visit to the Koranic library and the ceramics factory in Tamgrout. We will travel 60 km by track through the villages of Draa River passing by the Agdz population until we get to Ouarzazate. Overnight in a Riad.


Day 11
Zagora – Ouarzazate

Visit to the famous Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou (world heritage site) where several international films like Alexander the Great, Gladiator and Sahara have been filmed. Visit to the saffron fields of Taliouine and finally visit to the fortified city of Taroudant surrounded by its thick adobe embattled walls.
Overnight in a Riad.

Day 12
Taroudant – Agadir – Essaouira

Route by the mountains of Argane and the fruit and vegetable farms of Agadir. We will go up by the Atlantic beaches from Cabo Rhir to the enigmatic Portuguese colonial city of Essaouira. We can make several stopovers in gorgeous fishing towns. Overnight in a Riad.

Day 13
Essaouira – Marrakech

In the morning we will visit the medina. Lunch at the harbor and later we will walk around the beaches of Essaouira. Transfer to Marrakech. Overnight in a Riad.

Day 14
Essaouira – Marrakech

Visit to Marrakech, center of Morocco, with its old city (Medina), its red souks, its famous JAMAA el FNA Square, which is full of life during day and night time. Overnight in the same Riad.

Day 15
Transfer to the airport