morocco sahara adventure
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OFF-ROAD TOUR DESCRIPTION.
Morocco 4 × 4.
4 STARS adventure!
A complete and compelling itinerary! We will visit the Imperial Cities, we will cross the Atlas mountains to the Merzouga dunes. And yet the splendid Ait Ben Haddou, Marrakech and the coast: Essaouira and Rabat.
All overnight stays in superior category HOTEL for a relaxing holiday!
Discover the Morocco 4 × 4 program
Free approach; meeting scheduled in Morocco in Asilah for Monday 27 April. It is possible to use the ferry from Genoa or take the overland route.
Day 1 – Monday April 27:
Meeting at ASILAH, free dinner and overnight stay in a 4-star hotel.
Day 2 – Tuesday April 28:
We leave for Chefchaouen, the blue pearl. Founded in 1471, it was for a long time a holy city forbidden to foreigners before it became a Spanish protectorate. Stop and visit of the medina before leaving for Ketama / Issaguen where Berber people live; late afternoon arrival in Fes and accommodation in 4 star hotel.
Day 3 – Wednesday 29 April
Free day to visit independently the wonderful imperial city. Rich in history and culture, with one of the most beautiful Medina in Morocco.
Day 4 – Thursday 30 April:
After the hot day in Fes we go up to the mountains. We meet Ifrane, the “Little Switzerland”, a winter tourism destination also equipped with ski slopes. Continue towards Azrou passing through cedar woods where it is easy to see the Barbary macaques. In the evening arrival in Midelt. Accommodation in a typical hotel.
Day 5 – Friday 1st May:
Another mountain day with some of the most scenic roads in Morocco. We pass the Cirque Jaffar, at 2,250 meters to then put on a long dirt road that passes Agoudal and the Dades gorges up to the town of Boulmaine Dades. Accommodation in a typical hotel.
Day 6 – Saturday 2nd May:
Let’s go south! From Boulmaine Dades towards Nekob and then arrival in Merzouga, on the edge of the Erg Chebbi. Hotel accommodation.
Day 7 – Sunday 3 May:
Driving session on the Erg Chebbi dunes !! Off road all day!
Day 8 – Monday 4th May:
We leave Merzouga crossing a vast desert area. Slopes of stones and stretches covered with sand alternate on this 4 × 4 adventure day that takes us to Zagora, located in the Draa valley.
Day 9 – Tuesday 5 May:
We continue in the Draa valley; the arid landscape is characterized by several fortifications. We reach Ouarzazate with its ancient qasba and its film studios. Visit of the center, then continue to Ait Ben Haddou, a fortified UNESCO heritage town where we stay overnight.
Day 10 – Wednesday 6 May:
Visit of Ait Ben Haddou, a splendid fortress city known for having been the location of several films such as “The Gladiator”, “Lawrence of Arabia”, “The tea in the desert” … and many others. Then we start towards Marrakech along the Tizi n’Tichka pass, with many spectacular hairpin bends. After passing the pass (2,260 m) in the late afternoon we arrive in Marrakech: an evening among the scents and colors of the lively square.
Day 11 – Thursday 7 May:
In the morning free visit of Marrakech. In the early afternoon we pick up the cars to move to Essaouira, on the Atlantic coast where a fantastic 5-star hotel with SPA awaits us for a relaxing relaxing end!
Day 12 – Friday 8 May:
Free morning to visit Essaouira. Around 13.00 departure north, we go up the coast along the “via dell’Argan”. To our left the Atlantic Ocean bathes the coast and offers cool breezes. We pass Casablanca (depending on the time possible stop at the Grand Mosque), and we reach Rabat with its green gardens and palm-lined avenues. Last night in a fantastic 5-star resort with SPA for a relaxing end.
Day 13 – Saturday 9 May:
We are at the end of the journey, we travel the last km together up to Tangier. Greetings and return independently.
Price: 1380 € Per Vehicle.
Price: 500 € per Passenger for single room supplement
Services included in the price:
– Registration and insurance: 40.00 euros / person
– 12 nights of which:
– 1 overnight stay in a 5-star hotel with SPA
– 4 nights in a 4-star hotel
– 7 nights in a Riad / Kasbah ****
Riad / Kasbah: the selected structures are not officially classified but of a similar level to 3/4 stars
– 12 breakfasts
The fee does NOT include:
Dinners and lunches