Gems of Morocco

Gems of Morocco – Group Escape
9 Days starting at $749.00 per person

Marrakech, Morocco
Archeology, Arts and Culture, Driving Vacations, Sightseeing, Walking

Explore Marrakech, Zaroga, Merzouga, Ouarzazate. All by 4WD vehicle.

Gems of Morocco Map

Itinerary

Day 1
USA / MARRAKECH

Your overnight, transatlantic flight leaves today.

Day 2
MARRAKECH

Arrival in Marrakech. You will be met and transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (D)

Day 3
MARRAKECH

After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a full free day of exploring the exotic Rose City of Marrakech on your own. (B,D)

Day 4
MARRAKECH

Today depart for a full-day tour of Marrakech. Visit the Saadien Tombs, the Bahia Palace and the Koutoubia Minaret. After lunch visit the famous Djemaa El Fna square with its surrounding souks and handcraft quarters. Tonight enjoy a Moroccan dinner with Fantasia Show. (B,L,D)

Day 5
MARRAKECH / KASBAH TELOUET / KASBAH AIT BENHADOU / OUARZAZTE

After breakfast, depart by 4WD to Ouarzazte via the Atlas Mountains. Pass through the Tich’n Tichka pass at an altitude of 2260m. via Telouet. Visit the Kasbah Ait Benhadou; the most famous one in Morocco protected by the UNESCO. Continue with a short visit of Ouarzazte including the Kasbah of Taourirt. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B,D)

Day 6
OUARZAZTE / TINGHIR / ERFOUD / MERZOUGA

After breakfast, drive to Boumalen and El Kelaa via the road of thousand Kasbahs, passing by Skoura. On the way pass Kasbah of Amerhidel. Visit of Canyon Dades and continue to Tinghir, famous of it’s magnificent Todra canyons. Possibility of a short hike. Continue to Erfoud, then on to Merzouga. Dinner and overnight in Merzouga. Choice of overnight at the hotel room or at the nomadic tent. (B,D)

Day 7
MERZOUGA / ALNIF / ZAGORA

Early morning enjoy a short walk to admire the golden sunrise over the sand dune of Merzouga. Return to the Auberge for breakfast before departing for Zagora via the village of Rissani. Continue to Alnif a small Berber village. Continue to Zagora via Tazzarine and Taghbalt. Excursion to Tamegroute to visit the famous library with its impressive collection of 12th century manuscripts and books. Dinner and overnight in Zagora. (B,D)

Day 8
ZAGORA / OUARZAZTE / MARRAKECH

After breakfast, depart to Marrakech, passing by Agdz, heading forward on the track road through numerous villages and palm groves along Daraa River to Ouarzazte. Continue to Marrakech through the Tizin Tichka pass. Dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 9
MARRAKECH

After breakfast transfer to the airport. (B)

Includes

  • Accommodation: 7 nights based on 4**** hotels
    (4 in Marrakech, 1 in Zaroga, 1 in Merzouga, 1 in Ouarzazte)
  • Meals: 6 breakfast, 1 lunch and 6 dinners
  • Fantasia Show with dinner in Marrakech
  • The service of an English speaking guide during the tour
  • Private arrival and departure transfers
  • Baggage handling of one suitcase per person
  • Hotel taxes, service charges, tips at hotels and restaurants
    for included meals
  • 24-Hour “Emergency” hotline
  • USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program