ROAD OF THOUSAND KASBAH


Day 1: Marrakech.

Arrival transfer from Marrakech airport to our Hotel where you will meet your guide and the other members of your group for the pre-departure meeting then dinner. D

 Day 2 : Marrakech/ ouarzazate/skoura.

After breakfast, we’ll leave Marrakech towards Ouarzazate enjoying ever-changing sceneries of the high Atlas Mountains with its famous pass (Tizi N’Tichka 2260m) and many Berber villages. Along the drive there will be photo stops and a mint tea break. After lunch in Ouarzazate, we will visit the Taourirt Kasbah, one of the best architecture buildings of the area; it was built in the 19th century and reached the height of importance during the 1930s when El Glaoui power was at its peak. We’ll then continue to Skoura Oasis where we will visit the Amridil Kasbah. This beautiful building will transport you back in time through its history. The architecture is stunning and it has been kept up over the centuries. After that you can relax by the pool or enjoy one of our activities: cycling, donkey ride… (B, L, D)

 Day 3: SKOURA/ TODRA VALLEY/ TINEJDAD.

Today we will have an amazing drive through the Roses valley to get to the stunning Todra valley where our lunch will be at one of the Kasbahs in an old Berber village. After lunch we will explore the Todra Gorges, these 300m high cliffs towering above us are one of the highest and most spectacular Gorges in Morocco. We can try the main activity in the Area offered to Tourists: rock climbing or enjoy some free time, we’ll then carry on to Tinjdad Town where another Kasbah is waiting for us for overnight. (B, L, D)

 Day 4 : TINEJDAD/RISSANI/MERZOUGA.

This Morning we will head to Rissani for Lunch before we make ourselves ready for a lifetime experience in the majestic sand dunes of Erg Chebi. Whilst we have some mint tea, our camel team will make our caravan ready for an amazing camel ride on the dunes. Once we get to the Berber camp, we will have time to walk up the sand dunes, try sand board or just enjoy the quietness of the Sahara Desert. After a Berber dinner, admire traditional music around the campfire before a magical night under the stars. (B, L, D)

 Day 5 : MERZOUGA/ALNIF/N’KOB.

It is time to bid a farewell to Sahara Desert and Camels, so try to capture some unforgettable memories. Our journey will continue to get to lunch place in Alnif before we arrive to the Village of Nkob for an overnight in a Berber Kasbah. This village is very famous for Dates, Hennah and so many ruins of old Kasbahs. An optional short walk through the village to meet local people is offered; otherwise, you can relax by the pool waiting for dinner. (B, L, D)

Day 6: N’KOB/OUARZAZATE/AIT BENHADDOU.

Our journey today will carry on to get to the old village of Ait benhaddou that was once an important stop for the caravans between Marrakech and Tombouctou. It is one of the UNESCO heritage sites of Morocco since 1987 and it has been a home for a lot of international movies such as Gladiators, Prince of Persia, Kingdom of Heaven, and Game of Thrones… We will explore the village walking through its alleyways with souvenir shops to reach the fortified house on top of the hill used for a long time as storage for valuable belongings of the village’s inhabitant to be safe. (B, L, D).

Day 7 : AIT BENHADDOU/ TELOUAT/MARRAKECH.

After breakfast, we will drive passing the village of Telouet where ruined Kasbah El Glaoui sits, once home to the Pasha El Glaoui, the Kasbah has a rich history that is intertwined with the French and is located in a fertile valley surrounded by fig and olive trees. We will stop for a visit; then cross the high Atlas Mountains back to Marrakech, the afternoon will be spent at leisure. Overnight in Marrakech. (B, L)

 Day 8 : MARRAKECH.

It’s time to discover Marrakech. Our half day-guided tour takes us through some of the main historical monuments of Morocco’s most famous imperial city. From the Koutoubia mosque to Ben Youssef Madrassa via the vibrant Jamaa Lafna Square with its snake charmers, acrobats and storytellers, we’ll travel back in time to explore the richness of Marrakech history. In the afternoon, the best way to finish your experience in Morocco is a relaxing massage in a traditional Hammam. Otherwise, enjoy free time before our final dinner at Jamaa Lafna Square. (B. D)

Day 9 : MARRAKECH.

Our adventure will finish after breakfast and you can fly home at anytime. B

 

 

 

 

 

Sat 22 Oct 2016 - Sun 22 Oct 2017 Code 002 Adult£1290.00 Available Book

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