Today is the start of a new adventure, which will for sure be an unforgettable adventure. We’ll pick you up at Marrakesh airport or Casablanca airport depending on your flight .and take you to your riad, a delightful hotel in the historic medina. You have the rest of the day to relax and prepare for the adventure. If you are in Marrakech then why not start by exploring the famous Jemaa el-Fnaa, the center of Marrakesh life.
Today you will have a private guided tour of Marrakech. The Medina tour lasts from 9:30 am until 5:30 pm Medina (including lunch). Our guide will take you to different sights and historical spots, our guide will also give you a bundle of unforgettable memories to carry home with you.
Today you will leave Marrakesh at 9 am to begin your Morocco Desert tour down south. The first thing you will start by is traversing the Atlas Mountains by way of the Tizi n’Tichka Pass, a masterpiece of road construction that peaks at 2260 meters above sea level. Before the french build it in 1936, the only way of crossing the high atlas was by the route of camel trains. You will also have the chance to visit the World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou, a splendid red mud and straw village that has formed the backdrop for many Hollywood film production, and also the famous Game of Thrones. You might also like to explore Ouarzazate, home to Kasbah Taourirt, once owned by the powerful Glaoui family who built their fortune on charges levied on camel caravans passing between Marrakesh and Timbuktu.
An unforgettable trip to the high Alpine wonderland of ice and snow is the true highlight of a visit to Switzerland. Globus Local Favorite At an amazing 11,332 feet, the JUNGFRAUJOCH is Europe’s highest railway station. Jungfrau’s 13,642-foot summit was first ascended in 1811 and in 1912 the rack railway was opened. There are lots of things to do here: enjoy the ALPINE SENSATION, THE PANORAMA 360° EXPERIENCE, and the ICE PALACE. Also receive your JUNGFRAU PASSPORT as a souvenir to take home with you. The round trip to the “Top of Europe” by MOUNTAIN TRAIN will take most of the day.
This morning, you’ll rise early with the sun to witness what we hope is a spectacular sunrise among the dunes. After breakfast and a quick shower, you’ll be able to hit the off-road trails in a 4×4 to begin exploring the region. You’ll then enjoy mint tea with a semi-nomadic family before returning to Merzouga where you’ll have the afternoon to relax before dinner is served this evening.
In order to boost your experience, the return road will not be the same although you’ll return by a different route today through Alnif to Agdz, giving a taste of the Draa Valley. The meaning of Agdz is resting place, and it was called so because it was a place where old caravan taking the road from Marrakech to Timbuktu used to rest.
You will have a second visit to Tizi N Tichka Pass and the High Atlas Mountains today as you return to Marrakesh. You’ll have the evening to explore the souks, smells, and sights of Marrakesh, and why not purchase some souvenirs.
Today is the end of your adventure in the Sahara desert. You will depart from Morocco today and we hope you had a fascinating journey with our team!
Do not hesitate and book this tour with us now !
You can book one of our exemplary tour itineraries, day excursions, or tailor made tours by contacting us via phone, email or our contact form on the website. After we confirm the availability of your tour to you (in writing) we ask you to pay a non-refundable 25% deposit of the total tour cost to finalize your booking.
We send you the details on how to pay this deposit and the rest of the balance by email. We generally give you the flexibility to either pre-pay the rest of the balance by bank transfer within two weeks prior to the start of your tour, or settle it in cash by paying the final balance to your driver / guide on the first morning of your tour. Please let us know what you prefer upon booking and we can agree an arrangement.
In case of cancellation, we wish to receive a written notification from you. Your cancellation is effective on the date we receive your notification. The following charges are applicable upon cancellation:
cancellation 30 days or more before start date – loss of 25% deposit;
Booking cancellation between 29 and 10 days before start date – 75% of total tour cost;
cancellation less than 10 days before start date – 100% of total tour cost.
Cancellation charges may be covered by your insurance policy, you can check this with your insurance provider.
Tipping is entirely discretionary, but is a very welcome and appreciated way for our guides, drivers, cooks etc. to support their incomes. We generally leave it up to you and your satisfaction with our services, although if preferred, we can include tipping in your tour quote so you don’t have to worry about that during your trip.
A small tip at the hotels, desert camp (for the camel drivers) and when you are hosted by a local family will be highly appreciated. In cafes, it’s usual to round the bill up or to leave a few coins for your waiter. In restaurants, 10% of the bill is about right.
Yes, all our guides are certified mountain and/or city guides and our drivers are certified as well, with many years of experience in tourism. There are many faux-guides working in the field, but you are sure in booking with us to get a fully qualified, experienced and trustful guide!