Marrakech, Atlas and the coast (5- 7 days)

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You're visiting Marrakech for a few days but you would also like a taste of the desert, the High Atlas mountains and/ or the Atlantic coast while you are in Morocco ? Then, this tour is for you. While being an all year round favorite, it is particularly ideal with those travelling to Morocco in summer, when the temperatures make the Sahara inacessible. Or maybe you just don't have the time for the 10 hour trip to the Sahara from Marrakech ( after all, it would take at least a 3 day return journey).

And so we have imagined a tour that blends the sensory overload of the imperial city of Marrakech, replete with palaces, gardens, museums and art galleries, with one or two nights in the Atlas Mountains trekking and taking in the views, and one or two nights by the Atlantic beach, unwinding in bohemian Essaouira or sleepy Oualidia. For a taste of the desert, also spend one night in a private tent in the Agafay desert, with dinner under the starriest skies and a camel trek. 4 to 5 days of history, arhitecture, shopping, crafts, adventure and farniente[Although tempting, we do not recommend including the Sahara desert in your tour of Morocco in July or August. Temperatures may soar over 40 degrees Celsius easily and there is no air conditioning in the tents, even in the luxury camps.]

DAYS 1-2: Marrakech.

Marrakech Lamp souk

Where Fez is the bashful scholar, Marrakech is the exuberant dancer. More than its opulent night life and luxurious palaces, the design boutiques or the French restaurants, it’s something in the air. The 'light of the south' as some may call it, a certain je ne sais quoi… A good point to start your private guided tour is perhaps Maison de La Photographie, located in one of the most authentic districts of Marrakech. It accommodates one of the most interesting collection of photos in Morocco, documenting the life in Morocco from late 1800’s all the way to the 1950’s. Patrick, the welcoming owner, is always on hand to give you a tour and precious insight into the history of each photo. The roof terrace offers 360 degrees views over the Medina and is the perfect spot for great photographs and the ubiquitours atay.

Crossing the souks you may want to spoil yourself with some Villa des Orangers pool shopping. Miles of Ali Baba closet- size caves where everything glitters will lure you in. If it is too early in the day for shopping, you can witness the dyeing of the wool or the looming of a Berber carpet on site. Past Place des Epices and its shops stuffed with turtles, colorful spices and other witchcraft accessories, we make our way into the Kasbah district. Not before entering the gardens of 19th century Bahia Palace, an epitome of Islamic art of the era and residence of the grand vizier. Uncovered by chance in 1917, the nearby Saadi Tombs hold the remains of the sultans that gave the city its the last golden age, the 16th and 17th century. The slabs of Carrara marble stand witness to the wealth of the sultan and so does the neighbouring El Badi palace, albeit only a ruin nowadays - called in its day by a European chronicler the '8th wonder of the world'.

As the sun sets and the shades of its towers lose their contour, the fumes start rising on the nearby Jemaa El Fna square. Musicians, acrobats, snake charmers, witch doctors and food stalls all come alive as if they had never left the place. This is the city at its most essential, a place where people from everywhere mingle, perform and people- watch, half way between a tableau vivant and a circus show. Try to catch one of the story tellers in action, a tradition perpetuated for centuries and likely to disappear soon.

Farnatchi Oven Marrakech You can also choose to discover Marrakech a little differently than with a traditional guide. Your guide for the day will take you around the medina and uncover for you each component of the food circuit inside the old town: the mechoui lamb ovens, the preserved vegetables, the farnatchi stove, the herbs and spices shop, the local butcher and finally the souika market where you will bargain for vegetables and grains. She will also point out the different sites and monuments of Marrakech on the way. Then, in the shade of a traditional riad, you will be assisted by 2 dadas in making your own Moroccan meal. More details here

 

DAYS 2-3: Atlas Mountains ( Imlil/ Asni).

High Atlas Berber village Escaping the hustle and bustle of the city, your tour of Morocco will take you through lush countryside and Berber villages at the foothills of the Atlas and then up into the mountains. Maybe not as dense as the ones in the Middle Atlas, the forests of the High Atlas provide sufficient shade to make them a heaven for trekking and create their own climate where temperatures rarely exceed 30 Celsius. Less than one hour and a half from the city, you will arrive at your guesthouse to leave your luggage and sip a mint tea while taking in the views. (Douar Samra is the dream of Jacqueline, the Swiss owner, who wished to create a Swiss chalet in the middle of the High Atlas. The more posh Kasbah Tamadot is the dream of mogul Richard Branson, said to have spotted the property years Trekking in the High Atlas ago on one of his balloon flights around the world). Then, meet your English speaking guide who will arrange for a trek according to your level of fitness and stamina. Our favorite one is the one leaving from under the village of Aremd to ascend to 2400 meters high and the descend along the river and through the Berber hamlets all the way back to Imlil. If travelling with children or not fit enough, we can arrange for mules to escort you. Later, stop in the village for lunch inside a Berber home. 

If you have a second night to add in the High Atlas mountains, we can also take you to see the ruins of 12th century mosque of Tinmel, one hour drive away from Imlil. 

How about waterfalls at 2500 meters altitude ?

For those fit enough and willing to go totally off the beaten track, Waterfalls at 2500 meters the more strenuous trek to the Roulidane waterfalls is worth every stretch. Even in October, after the long hot summer, you will spot patches of snow on the plateau dominating the falls. The walk is long and you will need to stop and catch your breath plenty, but you are rewarded with breath- taking views, lost-in-time adobe villages, remote sheep folds and terraced gardens. The few locals you will cross on your way will invite you for tea. Arrive at the base of the waterfalls in the afternoon and have some great shots to then, descend to the village below. Later, have a Berber lunch with a steamy tagine and freshly baked tafernoute bread while overlooking the peaceful valley. On the way back, we can choose to return the same way or draw a loop to join the Asni- Imlil route and be picked up by our driver. Tip: trekking equipment including ski sticks and boots can be rented locally.

Agafay desert

Agafay desert and camp On the way from High Atlas to Essaouira, you can choose to spend one night in the Agafay desert and get a taste of the desert life. Crossing the Kik Plateau and descending by Takerkoust lake, your 4x4 guided tour will then enter the desert. Nothing grows here. There are no birds, no sign of animal life. Far away on the horizon lay the snows of the High Atlas range, but in between, there seems to be nothing but dead hills indescribably bleak, more frozen in their ashen yellow than if they had been covered in rime. Occasionally, a herd of goats and shepherd spatter the horizon, on their way from their hamlet to the next oasis. The occasional camel waiting by the dusty road. Fortunately, scarabeo camp suite tentone or two camps have pitched their white canvas tents between the stone dunes. In places, the same solitude and majesty reigning over the Sahara. The open panoramas lined by the High Atlas ridges in the background make it a great alternative to the Sahara for those too short on time to make the 9 hour- drive trip each way. Arrive at the camp in the afternoon to drop off the luggage inside the tent, have a tea and go for a camel ride. Or ride a buggy. Return to the camp to then prepare for dinner, served in front of your tent, as the night falls over, under a million stars. 

DAYS 4-5: Atlantic coast ( Essaouira/ Oualidia).

A 4 hour trip from the Atlas Mountains (3 hour drive from Essaouira remparts Marrakech), lies UNESCO world site port of Essaouira. With little to do but wander, Essaouira remains a hippy hang-out where Jimi Hendrix is said to have penned Castles in the Sand. Today though, a more Bohemian crowd flocks for the laid-back ambiance, delicious local cuisine, and miles of beach perfect for walking (even as far as the castle in the sand said to inspire Hendrix’s song).  Laid-back Essaouira is a must-do either as part of a custom Morocco tour or an excursion from Marrakech. Jews, Arabs, Berbers and English were sharing the profitable trade and left behind a very cosmopolitan, yet laid back town with fortified walls and bastions, white washed houses and dozens of art galleries. Centuries of trade, plunder, slavery and empire have left their prints here.

Beach next to Essaouira The Europeans came back two centuries later albeit not as traders, but as art gallery or Riad owners, seduced by the farniente ambiance and all- year- round sun. No longer a best- kept secret and recently added to the very select UNESCO world site list , Essaouira still feels like you travel in time to, perhaps, Mykonos or Ibiza of the 1970’s. Nearby dunes are ideal setting for riding a camel or a quad bike, while the strong wind attracts an all- year- round crowd of surfers and wind surfers. Although the best spots for swimming are south of it, the beach in Essaouira is worth an evening walk to take in the sunset or have a horse ride. Eat well, have drinks with a view, go for a wine tasting, sample local cheese, visit a local market or take a boat ride around the Purlple Isles.  Stay in a charming riad inside the medina or relax in a country lodge, just outside the city.  

If you want to keep away from the crowds, any crowd or have Oualidia lagoon and boat some tete-a-tete time, Oualidia is your best bet ( except July and August when locals flock to its shores). On the way to El Jadida, this remote fishing village, built around a wide lagoon midway up Morocco’s Atlantic coast, is a quiet, slightly out-of-time place. For much of the second half of the 20th century, the Moroccan bourgeoisie decamped here in the summer on their weekend holidays, eschewing the urban fug for their modest white-and-blue vacation houses. Today, well-heeled Moroccans come for the clean air, the tranquility and the best oysters in the country, which are served tableside on the terrace at L’Araignee Gourmande or the opulent 12- room Sultana Hotel. The most you can do here, besides leaving the world behind, is wander, stare, beachcomb and ride a boat around the lagoon.

You may choose to follow the original tour itinerary as described on the website or have us create a tailor made itinerary around you. Please note that all our tours of Morocco are private and that stops are accommodated along the way as often as you desire, for you to visit a site, take a stunning photo or stretch your legs.

We believe our guests deserve to be spoiled and stay only at the best properties while on a customized tour of Morocco. We spend a great deal of time and effort to anonymously test and hand- pick the best boutique and luxury hotels, Riads , eco lodges and Kasbahs across Morocco . These select properties are constantly monitored and updated. Each one of them is inspired by and reflecting the culture, architecture and cuisine of its location. They do not fit into a rigorous star rating system, so we have named them Dreamers, Privilege and Divine, to best resume their nature. Once we receive an enquiry, we provide a day- to- day customized Moroccan itinerary with the names of the accommodations suggested at each overnight.

Please find below the resumed itinerary (driving times don't include stops):

Day 1: Marrakech.
Day 2: Marrakech- Imlil (1H30 drive).
Day 3: Imlil - Kik Plateau - Takerkoust lake - Agafay desert ( 3 hour drive).
Day 4: Agafay desert - Essaouira ( 3 hour drive).
Day 5: Essaouira- Marrakech ( 3 hour drive).

This itinerary can be shortened or expanded to suit your travel dates. Feel free to let us know if you would like to include a site/ activity of your own in the itinerary. If you don't know where to start some ideas are:

Marrakech:
- hot air balloon flight from the Palmeraie;
- Moroccan cooking class with introduction to Medina's street food;

Atlas Mountains:
- trekking with local guide adapted to your level;
- traditional Moroccan hammam ( steam bath) with eucalyptus soap body scrub;
- visit of 12th century old Tinmel mosque;

Agafay desert:
- buggy ride, mountain biking or horse ride;

Essaouira:
- wine tasting plus lunch inside a domain;
- sample local cheese;
- visit a local village market;
- private surf lessons.

Below you will find our rates based on two persons travelling together, with the relevant accommodation option:

Dreamers: 875 €/ 980 US $ per person ( double room & private desert tent);
Privilege: 1155 €/ 1300 US $ per person ( junior suite & luxury tent with en suite shower and toilet);
Divine: price available on request.

Pricing is tentative and can vary slightly at different times of the year. December, January ( outside end of the year holidays), February, July and August are low season and so you will be charged the quoted rates or less, if you travel with us during these months. We can only quote an exact rate once we have agreed on the precise itinerary, accommodation option preferred, the extras you would like to include and the duration of the journey. Discounts apply when 3 or more persons share the vehicle(s). You can also choose to mix the different accommodation options within the same circuit.

Our rates include:

- private use of the English fluent driver- guide & modern air- conditioned Toyota 4x4;
- boutique/ luxury hotel accommodation for 3 nights;
- camel trek and private en suite classic/ luxury tent for 1 night;
- 4 three- course- meal dinners and 4 breakfasts for 2 persons;
- airport or hotel pick- up and drop- off;
- guided visit of Marrakech with English speaking local guide;
- trek in the High Atlas with local guide;
- refreshing drinks inside the vehicle all along the itinerary;
- admission fees to all local sites and attractions;
- 24 hours travel assistance ( with Privilege and Divine level);
- gasoline and transport insurance;
- VAT and visitors tax.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Desert and Roses ( 4 - 5 days)

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This classic Morocco desert tour from Marrakech visits the dunes of Erg Chebbi and is best done over 4 or 5 days. 

The extravagant ruined palace at Telouet -- postcard like UNESCO world site Ait Benhaddou –  Dades Gorge and Rose Valley – the 300 meters high Todra Gorges -- ruined Kasbahs and lush palm groves – camel trek into the dunes of Erg Chebbi – sleep in the Sahra – prehistoric rock carvings at Tazzarine -- century old traditions and crafts - bread cooking in a village stove - Berber granaries and nomad grottos - all part of this 4x4 Morocco tour. 

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DAY 1 Marrakech - Telouet - Ait Benhaddou - Skoura/ Dades Gorge ( 5/6 hour drive)

As our private  tour of Morocco leaves Marrakech, the distant haze begins to resolve itself into a jagged mountain range - the High Atlas mountains, jutting abruptly from the plain. Our route follows the same one caravans used centuries ago, to bring into Marrakech slaves, gold and precious wood from the other side of the ocean of sand, the Sahara.

Beautiful scenery and small villages built in tiers succeed among oak trees, walnut groves and snow patches before arriving at the Tizi n Tichka pass, at 2260 meters high. Once over the pass a totally different picture is unveiled: the lunar landscape of the Anti Atlas. Scent of thyme from the bushes around fills the air. Just after the pass, the tour leaves the tarmac and goes off- road to then reach Telouet and former pasha's palace dominating the village, a fortified citadel that is both a microcosm of an empire and its demise. Pacha Glaoui had managed to overshadow the sultan by controlling most of nowadays Morocco and decided to erect a palace in the middle of nowhere, where his family had originated from. He had employed the most skilled artisans to build and decorate his main residence and, in its golden age, armies, stables and Christian slaves were confined within its walls while a flourishing Jewish community was managing the nearby salt mines. Of the three palaces, only one survives and throughout its large rooms, one can admire the excellence of the Moroccan craftsmanship from more than a century ago.

Leaving Telouet behind, flat top bluffs and rocky buttes that wouldn't be out of place in a John Ford Western loom above the route. The gardens by the river bed melt into a gigantic green serpent imprisoned between the barren light brown walls of the canyon, only to escape out into the horizon. Here and there, decaying Kasbahs stand witnesses of an age soon resolute. To fully immerse, have lunch at Kasbah Ellouze. The ingredients come from their own gardens, the meals are unpretentious yet inspired. There's a French twist to it, the guest house owner being a former chef.

Late afternoon. Then it's the time to visit UNESCO site of Ait Benhaddou, the postcard- like adobe citadel. A fat, red sun, only underlines the beige tones of the mud- and- straw mixture and through the covered passages and stone walls, the past filters itself into the present. In spite of the local ‘guides’, the best is to just lose yourselves in its alleyways. There is always a new way to reach its peak, from where the snowcapped Atlas Mountains framed by the denim blue sky will steal your breath away. If the climb up hadn’t already... Past Ouarzazate, our bespoke tour of Morcco reaches yet another lush area, nested between the deserted crest and the desolate plateaus: Skoura palmgrove. 

Then, our trip reaches Kelaa des Mgouna, famous for the nearby Valley of Roses and 'Rose Festival', where at the end of a 3 day celebration usually held in May, a local girl is crowned 'Rose Queen'. The most looked after product is eau- de- rose and two factories in the area distil and export the product. The process uses approximately three thousand kilograms of rose petals to extract a liter of rose oil.

Further on, Boulmane de Dades follows, the starting point to explore the spectacular Dades Gorge, a lush carpet set against the massive rocks and quite popular among those interested in trekking in Morocco. Your stop for tonight's dinner and accommodation is a charming Kasbah lodge in the area.

DAY 2 Skoura/ Dades - Tinerir - Todra Gorge - Rissani - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi ( 5/ 4 hour drive)

Today, we can pursue our custom Morocco tour right after breakfast or first have a few hours trek in the nearby Dades Gorge - the local guides are experts in the local fauna and flora and easily adapt to your level of fitness. Back on our desert trip, our first stop is Tinerhir (Tinghir), with its extensive palm grove, the Ksours built into the rocky hills above it and its mysterious decaying Jewish quarter. No more than a mountain Berber village, set at 1300 meters altitude, it has been for generations a stop for nomadic Berber tribes travelling from the mountains north of it towards the desert during the winter months. A rather inconspicuos hidden gem is the 19th century adobe mosque nested within the old crumbling ksour, a heaven for photography enthusiasts. 

The most spectacular ( and touristy) gorges  of Morocco, Todra Gorges , lie only 15 km from Tinerhir, presenting an arresting spectacle with its crystal clear river emerging from it, its huge walls changing color to magical effect as the day unfolds. Its 300 meters ( 1000 feet ) high walls are home to more than 150 bolted routes and at any time of day you can catch a glimpse of someone rock climbing his way up the gigantic walls.

Before reaching Merzouga where the tarmac ends, our 4x4 Morocco tour passes Erfoud and Rissani. In Erfoud we can stop for a visit at Musee des Oasis. Rissani used to serve as last stop on the great caravan routes south and gold and slave auctions were taking place here as late as 1800’s. Before it, the caravan trade and the most important city in Morocco was Sijilmassa, the ruins of which lie opposite Rissani. From its gates, Ibn Battuta and Leo Africanus left Morocco to embark on their illustrious journeys across the Sahara into African countries, at a time when Sijilmassa was the trading hub between Europe and Africa and Arab pure bred horses from Morocco a much coveted commodity at the court of Timbuktu:

[Here ( in Timbuktu) are many shops of artificers and merchants, and especially of such as weave linnen and cotton cloth. And hither do the Barbarie merchants bring cloth of Europe... Here are verie few horses bred, and the merchants and courtiers keepe certainn little nags which they use to travel upon: but their best horses are brought out of Barbarie. And the king so soon as he heareth that any merchants are come to town with horses, he commandeth a certain number to be brought before him, and chusing the best horse for himselfe he payeth a most liberal price for him.] ( Leo Africanus - History and description of Africa)

Soon after we reach Merzouga and in the distance you glimpse the first leviathans of sand forming the Sahara: the dunes of Erg Chebbi. We'll stop for a break at a local kasbah where you can leave some luggage and/ or have a shower before being hopped onto a camel and taking the route to the camp nested in the middle of the dunes. Then, while the staff of the camp is unloading your luggage and preparing your dinner, you climb onto the highest dune you can find. Take a moment and watch the sun descend with what seems like unnatural haste behind dunes heavily shaded, shadow turning them from golden to burnt orange. There is nowhere else you would rather be. After dinner, the camp staff turn out to be quite gifted musicians . At night, dazed by the millions of stars glittering above, the silence is so thick you feel you could cut a strip and wear it as a scarf, as you fall asleep.

DAY 3: Erg Chebbi - Erfoud - Alnif - Nkob - Agdz ( 4 hour drive)

Should you have missed the sunrise… well, try not to. Stories of Scheherezade, Ali Baba and his 40 thieves and Hollywood have created a mythical Arabian landscape that reality often struggles to match. Except here and now, reality exceeds imagination. With the handful of sand you pour inside your pocket, comes the wish to carry this moment with you forever.

The road to Tazzarine sees almost no traffic, providing a scenic link between Tafilalet and Draa Valley. Aside from the landscape, fossils and prehistoric rock carvings are this region’s main attraction. The scenery grows wilder as you approach Tazzarine, set in a grassy oasis surrounded by bare mountains. On the way to Nkob, with its prominent old Kasbah and dense palm grove, we will awe at Djebel Saghro, a starkly beautiful jungle of volcanic peaks, quite unlike the mountains we have already encountered so far. One can only wonder whether the stark conditions of life around these parts have helped shaping the character of its inhabitants. This is where in the winter of 1933, a 2000 Ait Atta Berber army resisted a 83000 man and 44 planes strong French army as the French were looking to complete their colonization of Morocco. 

General Guillaume, one of the French army heads wrote: ''Our opponent reveals the best warrior of North Africa. He is brave to temerity. He accepts deliberately to sacrifice his possessions, his family, let alone his life, to defend his freedom... This instinctive horror proven against all coercion and domination justifies the  desperate resistance opposed to any foreign penetration. Everyone defends his territory until the end, with a fury that can surprise, but which commands admiration.''

After the desolate landscapes of the last few hours, our boutique Morocco tour reaches the lush Draa Valley, with its numerous oases, Biblical villages and kasbahs, used as overnight stops by the caravans until not too long ago is the beginning of the 'caravan highway' connecting for centuries Timbuktu, Gao and the kingdoms of Ghana and Mali to Barbary ( present day Morocco).

DAY 4 Agdz - Ouarzazate - Fint Oasis - Marrakech ( 5 hour drive).

After breakfast, do not miss a walk in the palm grove, an amazing world of its own: date palms at the edge, terraces of olive, pomegranate, almond and fruit trees further in, with grain and vegetable crops planted in between. Here, the river is diverted and separated by man- made streams to irrigate each and every garden as everyone gets his '8 hour slot' of water. You can witness the ingenious distribution of water through kettaras and seguias and the local craftsmen shape their colorful potteries. Succulent trees ripple in a breeze that wafts down the valley as the village is softly hushed, the only sound the bleating of far- off goats. 

Back on the road, our 4 day Morocco tour leaves the palmgrove behind as the road climbs, twists and turns its way up into the mountains, before breaking through the scarp at the pass of Tizi n'Tinififft. Stopping at the pass and looking back, you catch a glimpse of the Draa valley and the oases, a green river of palms snaking up into the haze bordered by the Kasbahs, adobe guardians rising as if from the earth where the green gives way to the desert.

The nearby Fint Oasis provides a precious opportunity to witness life within an oasis set among a stone desert, albeit hundreds of miles away from the Sahara. Smaller in size than a palm grove, an oasis is an essential component of the desert, where water comes out of the ground and used to be shared equally among the caravans. A small community still inhabits the lush gardens surrounding the oasis, preserving the century-old traditions.

Then our tour crosses Ouarzazate, made famous by its film studios where scenes of  'Game of Thrones' were recently shot. We will then start our way back crossing the High Atlas. Few people know it but this route was first laid out by the French Foreign Legion back when Ouarzazate was no more than a French army outpost. Our trip serpents its way through the abrupt valleys and mountain peaks and our desert tour arrives in Marrakech later in the evening.

You may choose to follow the original tour itinerary as described on the website or have us create a tailor made itinerary around you. Please note that all our tours of Morocco are private and that stops are accommodated along the way as often as you desire, for you to visit a site, take a stunning photo or stretch your legs.

We believe our guests deserve to be spoiled and stay only at the best properties while on a customized tour of Morocco. We spend a great deal of time and effort to anonymously test and hand- pick the best boutique and luxury hotels, Riads , eco lodges and Kasbahs across Morocco . These select properties are constantly monitored and updated. Each one of them is inspired by and reflecting the culture, architecture and cuisine of its location. They do not fit into a rigorous star rating system, so we have named them Dreamers, Privilege and Divine, to best resume their nature. Once we receive an enquiry, we provide a day- to- day customized Moroccan itinerary with the names of the accommodations suggested at each overnight.

Please find below the resumed itinerary (driving times don't include stops):

Day 1: Marrakech - Telouet - Ait Benhaddou - Skoura ( 5 hour drive). 
Day 2: Skoura - Tinerir - Todra - Rissani - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi ( 5 hour drive ).
Day 3: Erg Chebbi - Erfoud - Tinejdad - Tinerir - Dades ( 4 hour drive). 
Day 4: Dades - Ouarzazate - Marrakech ( 5 hour drive).

Feel free to let us know if you would like to include a site/ activity of your own in the itinerary. If you don't know where to start some ideas are:

- visit the nomad grottos and Berber granary;
- learn about life in the palm grove, the khetarra irrigations, the pottery craft, the olive oil press, etc.
- Moroccan cooking class with introduction to Medina's street food;
- traditional Moroccan hammam ( steam bath) with eucalyptus soap body scrub;
- visit a traditional adobe ksour, its century old mosque and the 'wells of light';
- visit the Black People village, have tea with the nomads and pick up fossils;
- cook bread with the local ladies in the village's oven;
- trek or hike in Dades Gorge and their 'monkey fingers'.

Below you will find our rates based on two persons travelling together, with the relevant accommodation option:

Dreamers: 595 €/ 640 US $/ 510 £ per person ( double room & private desert tent);
Privilege: 775 €/ 830 US $/ 665 £ per person ( junior suite & luxury tent with en suite shower and toilet);
Divine: price available on request.

Pricing is tentative and can vary slightly at different times of the year. December, January ( outside end of the year holidays), February, July and August are low season and so you will be charged the quoted rates or less, if you travel with us during these months. We can only quote an exact rate once we have agreed on the precise itinerary, accommodation option preferred, the extras you would like to include and the duration of the journey. Discounts apply when 3 or more persons share the vehicle(s). You can also choose to mix the different accommodation options within the same circuit.

Our rates include:

- private use of the English fluent driver- guide & modern air- conditioned Toyota 4x4;
- boutique/ luxury hotel accommodation for 2 nights;
- Sahara camel trek and private basic/ luxury tent for 1 night;
- 3 three- course- meal dinners and 3 breakfasts for 2 persons;
- airport or hotel pick- up and drop- off;
- private guided visit of a palm grove or trek in the High Atlas with local guide;
- refreshing drinks inside the vehicle all along the itinerary;
- local English speaking guides;
- admission fees to all local sites and attractions;
- 24 hours travel assistance ( with Privilege and Divine level);
- gasoline and transport insurance;
- VAT and visitors tax.

 

This itinerary can also be arranged on a tour from Marrakech to Fez over 3 nights and 4 days with spending one night in the Sahara desert.

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