8 Days Marrakech And Traces Of The Tuaregs

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Lahcen Travels offers 8 Days Morocco tour from North to South including visit to Imperial Cities & Berber villages and camel trekking excursions in Morocco.

1st day:  Arrival at Marrakech

Departure from the airport at your arrival time and transfer to the Riad located in the medina, the historic center of the city of Marrakech, two minutes walk from the famous Jamaa El Fna square. In the afternoon, the best option is to explore the medina by yourself, approaching the place that, in the evening, is full of narrators, jugglers and soothsayers. snake charmers, dancers, stain removers, etc.You will spend the night at the Riad.

2nd Day : Marrakech – High Atlas – Telouat Kasbah – Ait Ben Haddou – Ounila Valley – Ouarzazate

Departure at 8.30 am in private 4 × 4 vehicle to Ouarzazate by the High Atlas. On our way, we will see the port of Tizi Ntichka, that. with 2.260m is the highest point of our country. We will enjoy the beautiful landscapes from the viewpoints and make a few stops to take pictures of Berber villages. Then we will take a small road that leads to the Kasbah of Telouat. After visiting the kasbah, you will have free time to enjoy typical cuisine of the city. in the afternoon, we will continue in the valley of Ounila, where you will see small Berber villages and families living in villages. adobe houses lost in the mountains. reach the ksar (fortified village) of Ait Ben Haddou where we will visit the famous Kasbah (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). Famous films have been shot in this spectacular scene, including Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penélope Cruz … etc. After visiting the kasbah, we will go to Ouarzazate, nicknamed “the door of the desert”. Dinner at the hotel where we will spend the night.

3rd Day : Ouarzazate – Draa Valley  – Merzouga Desert – Camel ride and night in the Berber tent

After a delicious breakfast, we will go to the Drâa Valley, where you will see one of the longest rivers in Morocco. On the way, we make a few stops to take pictures and admire the view of the spectacular kasbahs and Berber villages that dot the road, as well as the beauties of the Draa Valley. You will have free time for lunch at Nkob or Alnif. After two hours, we will reach the magnificent dunes of Merzouga. “Desert of powdery sand dunes”. We will change our motorized means of transport for an animal-drawn vehicle that will travel to the heart of the desert. When we arrive at the camp, we settle in the tents, tents in camel hair, similar to those used by nomadic families. Dinner and overnight under the Berber tent under a beautiful starry sky.

4th Day : Merzouga Desert – Nomads Families – Tisardmin Oasis – Erg Chebbi Dunes 

It’s a full day in the desert. “Date with the sunrise” If you are in the middle of the desert, it is absolutely important to get up early to contemplate the most spectacular sunrise you’ve ever seen at the top of a dune near the camp and enjoy of this landscape is a gift of nature. After sunrise, return to Merzouga on the camels where a hearty breakfast awaits us. Then, we follow the Erg Chebbi, big extension of the desert of sand where is the big dune of Morocco. which is over 250mts high. Then we continue by the road that was once used for the “Paris – Dakar” and ends in the mountains that limit with Agelia. We propose for you to stop at the Tissardmin oasis where you can find fossil quarries still present in the area. We continue then by a road where we will be able to see nomadic villages and learn their secrets and their customs. The next stop will be at a point of view to contemplate the Erg Chebbi hole. We will then reach the village of Kamilia, a native of Mali, where we will take a relaxing cup of tea while listening to a concert of the spiritual music of Gnawa. Then we will Transferyou  to your accommodation and free afternoon to enjoy the city or dunes at the hotel to see the sunset. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

5th Day : Merzouga Desert – Rissani Market – Erfoud Fossil’s – Todra Gorges – Dadés Valley 

After breakfast, we leave the desert to Rissani where we will visit the market place (market days: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday). Then we will continue to Erfoud evers where we will be able to visit the fossilized marble factories before starting our way to Touroug and Palm groves of Tinjdad. An hour later, we will reach one of the best places in the High Atlas, the Todra Gorge. The course of the river has dug a canyon on the side of a cliff, because of its beauty and rock faces popular with climbers. Free time for lunch in this beautiful place. A short walk in the gorge is very desirable to better appreciate the beauty of the landscape. In the afternoon, we will continue to the Dades valley, also called the fig valley passing by Boumalne Dades. We will stop at the “monkey legs”. then dinner and we spend the night at the Dades gorges.

6th Day : Dadés  Valley  – Palm Groves of Skoura – High Atlas Mountains – Marrakech

We start the day with breakfast, you can admire one of the most beautiful views of the Dades Valley from a strategic mountain lookout. From there, you will be able to appreciate the large number of kasbahs and the picturesque features of each of them. Then we continue with a road point with different kasbahs of tourist interest. we also offer a few stops, enjoy the “thousand kasbah road”. the valley of the roses and the big palm grove of Skoura, we will go to Ouarzazate to visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, former home of Glaoui or Marrakech Pacha. we can visit the movie studios and the movie museum if you are interested. you have free time for lunch in town. In the afternoon, return to Marrakech via the mountain port of Tizi Ntichka with a few stops to take photos. Then we leave the lunar landscape to reach another view full of colors. We will arrive in Marrakech around 18h, night at the hotel.

7th day: Visit to the Medina and Marrakech Historical Monuments

We gonna start our day by  visiting to the Medina at Marrakech with a local guide.

Then , We`ll start admiring the great wall bordering the Medina, the Koutoubia Minaret, this tower is the twin of the one in the Giralda in Seville.  Then we`ll visit the Saadines Tomb,  Bahia Palace,  Majorelle Gardens…etc reaching finally the square Jamaa El Fna where the background is completely different from the night.

At the evening, it ‘ s  free time to practice your haggling art in the souk or discover hidden places at the Medina. Accommodation at the riad.

8th day : Marrakech – Airport

We gonna start our day with Breakfast and free time in the morning till the time of departure. Then, Transfer to the airport where we`ll help you with your luggage and show you the boarding door.

End of our services.

Marrakech Tourist Attractions | Lahcen Travels

What's included

Transfer from / to your hotel

Private desert tour in 4x4 vehicle with air condition

Knowledge and experienced driver/guide

Camel ride from Merzouga to desert and 1 night in camp

H.B. accommodation in hotels / traditional riads

What's not included

Lunches and soft drinks


If the itineraries that we offer does not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare the trip to your measurements and needs.