Desert Trail - High Atlas & Draa Valley

Desert Trail - High Atlas and Draa Valley

Day 1 Marrakesh

Arrival at Marrakesh airport where you are met and transferred to your accommodation for check in. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight

Day 2 Marrakesh

Breakfast. Enjoy a half day tour of the city today. You will visit the Saadian tombs, Bahia Palace and explore the colourful souks with your guide. A highlight of your tour is a visit to a women’s cooperative in the heart of the Medina. You will be able to see and purchase the work that the women produce and support the community in a tangible way. Free afternoon at your leisure. The Souks of Marrakesh are some of the best in Morocco, producing a wide variety of high-quality crafts, including brass plates, leather work, woodwork and carpets. Overnight

Day 3 Marrakesh

Breakfast. A free day at your leisure for shopping or sightseeing. Overnight.

Day 4 Marrakesh - Ouarzazate - Zagora

Breakfast. Early departure to Zagora. Along the way you will stop for a tour of Ouarzazate including the Tourirt Kasbah, considered to be one of the most beautiful in Morocco and Tifoultout Kasbah with its remarkable views over the valley. Continue to arrive into Zagora in time for dinner. Tonight you sleep under the stars at a luxury desert camp! Dinner and overnight.

Day 5 Zagora - Tamegroute - Aït Benhaddou - Ourika Valley

This morning you will have to rise early to witness the spectacular sunrise over the dunes. Breakfast. Departure for Tamegroute where you will have the opportunity to purchase local pottery before visiting the library which olds a 14th century Quran. Continue onto Ourika via Ait Benhaddou including a visit inside a local home. Dinner and overnight.

Day 6 Ourika Valley

Breakfast. Morning free before you visit the Jardins du Safran Gardens. Continue to the Berber Villages of Asni and Ourigane where you will enjoy lunch at Oliveraie-de-Marigha. Time to explore the Nectarome Aromatic Gardens, for a visit of this bio-aromatic garden. Return to your accommodation. Dinner and overnight.

Day 7 Ourika Valley - Marrakesh

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.