Small Group: Marrakech City & Desert Adventure

Get picked up at the Marrakech airport on Day 1. Explore the city with a walking tour and discover rural Morocco on a quad bike on Day 2. Depart Marrakech on Day 3 for a scenic drive through the Atlas Mountains to Zagora, stopping at world famous Ait Benhaddou. From Zagora ride into the dunes on a camel for a night at a Berber camp under the stars. Watch the sunrise on Day 4 and transfer back to Marrakech, stopping at Taourirt Kasbah. End your trip with an accommodation checkout on Day 5.

Duration: 5 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 168173
Starts: Marrakech, Morocco Finishes: Marrakech, Morocco
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Day 1

Airport Pick-up - Marrakech After being picked-up at the airport, transfer to your accommodation in Marrakech. Enjoy a free day at leisure to explore the vibrant "Red City". Overnight in Marrakech.


Day 2

Day 2: Marrakech City Tour - Quad Bike Experience (B)
After breakfast, start a sightseeing walking tour of Marrakech. Known as `the Red Pearl of the South`, the city was founded on the crossroads of ancient caravan routes, and being the second oldest imperial city after Fes, it was the place for the emergence of powerful dynasties. Visit Jamaa el-Fnaa and the Koutoubiya Mosque, Badhi and Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, the Souks, Medersa Ben-Youssef, Musée de Marrakech and La Maison de Photographie. In the afternoon embark on a half day self-drive quad-biking excursion that will take you into rural Morocco. Enjoy the beautiful and contrasting landscapes around the palm groves and the River Tensift on this off-the-beaten-track experience.
Overnight in Marrakech.


Day 3

Day 3: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Agdz- Zagora Berber Camp (B/D)
After being picked-up from your accommodation in Marrakech, you will start travelling south through the beautiful Atlas Mountains over the Tishka Pass, at 2600m. Enjoy a winding, panoramic road which will allow you to experience breathtaking views on the route used by ancient Sahara traders. Your first stop will be at the ancient Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a bridge in between the mountains and the desert. Next, you will make a stopover in scenic Agdz to explore the area’s largest palm grove. From here the nature around you will start changing drastically. You will see the terrains of the high and rich mountains changing into the arid Sahara moonscape as you reach Zagora via the Draa Valley. Once there, jump on a camel and start your ride to the Berber camp, enjoying the sunset on the way. Experience a Berber evening with incredible stargazing, Berber music, and a traditional Moroccan Dinner. Sleep in a nomadic tent or out under the Sahara stars.
Approximately 7 hours total driving time, 362km.


Day 4

Day 4: Zagora Berber Camp - Taourirt Kasbah - Marrakech (B)
Wake up early to experience the sunrise. Have breakfast and then get back on the saddle of your camel to return to Zagora. On the way back to Marrakech, stop to visit the famous Taourirt Kasbah. Check in at your accommodation and enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure. Overnight in Marrakech.
Approximately 7 hours total driving time, 362km.


Day 5

Day 5: Marrakech (B)
Enjoy breakfast and check out of your accommodation. Here this wonderful adventure will come to an end.

    • Marrakech Airport Pick-Up
    • All Transportation with Local Drivers
    • 4 Nights Accommodation:
    • 3N in Marrakech Hostel
    • 1N Berber Desert Camp
    • Meals: 4 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner
    • Marrakech City Tour (With English-Speaking Guide)
    • Quad Biking Adventure
    • Stops at Ait Benhaddou & Ouarzazate
    • Zagora Berber Camp Experience Including:
    • Berber Dinner
    • Sunset & Sunrise Camel Rides

      Accommodation in Marrakech is in a hostel, and one night is in a Berber Desert Camp

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Tour Highlights:
    • Discover rural Morocco on a Quad Bike Tour
    • Experience a short camel ride in the desert
    • Enjoy stargazing in a Berber Campsite