By day, sand as far as the eye can see, set against snow-clad mountains. By night, as the sun sinks, a starlit pageant overhead.
Early departure for the beautiful city of Ouarzazate, Morocco’s Hollywood, through the Tizi N’Tichka peak and stop to visit Kasbah Telouet. After lunch, continue to Ouarzazate where you will have the chance to visit the movie studios. After the tour and hotel check-in, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. (L)
Morning at leisure before embarking on a scenic drive to the golden dunes of the Sahara with a lunch break en route. Continue to the very end of the paved road, hop out of the car and onto a camel that carries you on a lovely path through the tall sand dunes to a luxury camp. Mint tea is served as you arrive. Enjoy the camp and contemplate the peaceful quiet of the Sahara. Dinner (included) is served at your convenience, followed by a campfire and live tribal music. Gaze at the starlit sky before going to sleep in the comfort of your luxurious tent. (B,D)
Explore the mesmerizing rock formations and twisty roads of the Atlas Mountain gorges. Begin the day sandboarding over the dunes (optional), followed by a hearty breakfast. Depart from camp towards Rissani and Sijilmassa, continuing into Tinghir for lunch (not included). After lunch, journey to Dades. After check-in, the rest of the afternoon and evening at leisure. (B)
Early departure to the ancient fortress of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou and the beautiful ochre city of Marrakech. A UNESCO world heritage site located in the foothills on the southern slopes of the High Atlas Mountains, the fort of Ait-Ben-Haddou is a striking example of southern Moroccan architecture. After lunch near the Kasbah continue towards Marrakech on one of the most scenic drives of a lifetime, venturing through the snow-capped peaks of the High Atlas Mountains and back down on the other side into the dry flat plains of Marrakech. Late afternoon arrival to hotel. (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the Marrakech or Casablanca for your departure flight. (B)