• Great Loop of South

Departure every Tuesday from Marrakech

Itineraries

Day 1

Tuesday : Arrival - Marrakech

Arrival at Marrakech Menara airport, welcoming and assistance. Transfer by to your hotel & check-in. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 2

Wednesday : Marrakech

Full day visit of Marrakech, the second oldest Imperial city called «the pearl of the south". The historical sightseeing includes the Menara Garden, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia and the Dar Si Said Museum. Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon, visit of the souks & handicraft quarters. Then visit of the famous Jemaa el-Fna Square with its non-stop entertainment. Dinner is optional. Accommodation at hotel.

Day 3

Thursday : Marrakech - Ouarzazate –Zagora (380 km)

Departure to Ait Benhaddou through Tizi N’yichka pass (2260m of altitude). Visit of the famous kasbah that has served as decor for many great movies. The Kasbah is actually UNESCO World Heritage. Lunch at a local restaurant facing the kasbah (optional) . continuation to Zagora crossing the Draa valley. Dinner & accommodation at the hotel.

Day 4

Friday : Zagora-Nkob-Tazzarine- Erfoud (300 km)

Departure to Tamgroute, visit of the Pottery Center. Departure to Erfoud, through Tansikht and Nkob where splendid sceneries of pre-saharian and Berber villages such as Tazzarine and Alnif. Lunch at Alnif (optional) . Afternoon, continuation to Erfoud via the villages of Alnif and Rissani, birthplace of the present Alaouites Dynasty. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Optional services:

4x4 Excursion to Merzouga dunes for sunset or sunrise with dinner and overnight under a tent.

Day 5

Saturday : Erfoud -Tinghir- Ouarzazate (350 km)

In case the previous night was spent in the hotel in Erfoud, we propose an optional excursion by 4x4 cars to Merzouga to admire the sunrise on the top of the sandy dunes. Departure to Tineghir, visit of its magnificent Todra Canyons which rocks reach an altitude of 250 m. Lunch (optional) at a restaurant near the canyons. Afternoon, departure to Ouarzazate via the road of the Mille Kasbahs passing by El Kelaa M'gouna & the Skoura village. Dinner & accommodation at the hotel.

Day 6

Sunday : Ouarzazate – Marrakech (220 km)

Departure for an orientation city tour of Ouarzazate, continuation to Marrakech. Upon arrival, optional lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon for leisure. Diner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 7

Monday : Marrakech - Departure

Transfer to Marrakech Menara airport. End of our services.