!!! Those who want to spend X-mas alone need a better program than working, reading a book and going to bed early.  !!!

X-mas Refugees will start their round trip with Sahara-And-Me already on 21. December 2019, the best that can happen to you during the reflective days.

 

21.12.2019 – 04.01.2020
Because of the high demand we repeat this special round trip at Easter
04.04.2020 – 18.04.2020

Berberland and Sahara 15 Day / 14 Night, 1670 km

  • Rundreise wie beschrieben, 1670 km
  • im komfortablen A/C, 4WD, je 4-6 Passagiere
  • Geführte Sightseeingtour in Marrakesch an einem Tag
  • Unterkunft in guten Mittelklasse Riads, Kasbahs, Hotels
  • 11x Übernachtung im DZ mit Bad od. Dusche mit WC
  • 3x Übernachtung im Wüstencamp
  • (Möglicherweise Gemeinschafts Sanitärzelt mit WC und Duschen)
  • Dromedar Ritt zum Camp etwa 1 Stunde
  • Dromedar Ritt in La Palmerie, 0,5 Stunden
  • 14x Frühstück, 2x Mittagessen, 4x Nachmittagstee, 8x Abendessen, p.P. und Tag 1 Flasche Trinkwasser
  • Tour Guide und Betreuung vor und während Ihrer Reise

Day 1   Marrakesch (10 km)

Your chauffeur will meet you at the airport in Marrakech and bring you to your accommodation in the Medina. Welcome Reception. On this round trip you travel comfortable in the modern SUV through the desert.

Day 2    Marrakesch Sightseeingtour

After a leisurely breakfast, you will be picked up at your Riad. Today you will do a guided sightseeing tour in Marrakech. You will visit the Kasbah Marrakech, Mausoleum of Saadia, the most magnificent gate in front of Marrakech, the 12th-century Bab Agnau and the Bahia Palace. A palace of a former Grand Vizier with beautiful decorations. The Djemaa El Fnaa is also called the Place of the Jugglers, as well as some of the famous souks with a mix of colors and oriental scents. The rest of the time you have at leisure.

Food: B,
Admission: tickets optional

Day 3    Marrakesch – Gardens for Senses  (120 km)

At 8.30 we start our special tour to the gardens of the red city.
Jardin Majorelle: It is known for the bright cobalt blue of its buildings and pools, a nice contrast to the green of the cactus and palm trees. Jacques Majorelle, a French painter and plant collector, created the garden in the 1920s. Yves Saint Laurent bought the plant in 1980 and supplemented the cactus garden with impressive spiny plants. The paths lead to flowering Bougainvilleas, through a dense bamboo grove, past huge agaves to the idyllic lily pond.
Anima: A few kilometers from Marrakech, at the foot of the High Atlas, there is the fairytale world garden by the Austrian artist Andre Heller. Anima, opened in 2016, exotic plants surround artworks. On winding paths, we feel our way through poetic garden spaces, from a plant-art installation to the next jungle fantasy that engulfs our eyes, ears and nose.
Saffron farm: The saffron farm of a Swiss woman is beautifully situated at the foot of the High Atlas. Walkaround, Barefoot-Trail with herbal baths, Mineral-Water, Herbal Tea with Saffron
Menara Garden: The Menara Gardens are about 100 hectares in total and form a public city park in Marrakech. They were created by the Almohads, a Berber dynasty, in the 12th century as an olive plantation. To fulfill this task, an irrigation system was needed. Therefore, a branched canal system leads from a lake in the center of the garden to the farthest corners, so that there is always enough water available in all places. In 1985, the gardens along with the Medina Marrakechs were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
La Palmerie Marrakech: Sunset in the legendary La Palmerie on the edge of Marrakech. Riding on the dromedary in the sunset, for your most beautiful photos in the palm grove. Then we finish the day with a tea ceremony.
Food: B, 1 bottle of water .
Admission: tickets optional.

Day 4   Hoher Atlas – Telouet – Ait Ben Haddou  (185 km)

Today we say goodbye to Marrakech and cross the High Atlas on one of the most impressive routes in Morocco, the Tizi n Tichka Pass (2260 m pass). From here we follow the road through the colorful Ounila Valley with its Berber villages whose traditional clay buildings on steep slopes invite you to take pictures. The Kasbah Telouet is a highlight on this day and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We stay in a beautiful Riad in Ait Ben Haddou.
Food: B, D, 1 Bottle Water.
Admission: tickets optional.

Day 5   Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Taourirt  (95 km)

After breakfast we visit the fortress Ait Ben Haddou World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the grandest Kasbah of Morocco, Ait Ben Haddou. It served as the backdrop to many Hollywood productions, Gladiator, Cleopatra, Game of Thrones and many more. Continue to Quarzazate, where you can visit the Atlas Film Studios, considered to be the largest in Africa, the Museum of Cinema, Kasbah Taourirt UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Let’s end the day with a walk at the lake El Mansour Eddahbi.
Food: B, D, 1 Bottle Water.
Admission: tickets optional

Day 6   Skoura – Tal der Rosen – Boumalne Dades – Tingehir  (205 km)

In Skoura, visit the well-preserved Kasbah Amridil UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to the Valley of the Roses to El Kelaa M’Gouna, the famous rose growing area. In the city you get information about the processing of rose petals. The route leads us from Boulmane over the steep hairpin bends up the Dades gorge. The panorama is indescribably beautiful.
Shortly after Tinghir begins the imposing Todgha Gorge. We spend the night in a romantic riad near the gorge. An evening walk through the towering rock formations of the Todra Gorge is another highlight of the day.
Food: B, D, 1 Bottle Water..
Admission: tickets optional.

Day 7   Tinghir – Alnif – N‘Kob  (175 km)

The route takes us through the National Park of the Southern Oases, which consists of various areas of the ecosystem and along the Jebel Sahro, the sacred mountain. Varied landscapes invite to photo stops. You stay overnight in a nice Riad in N‘Kob.
Food: B, D, 1 Bottle Water..
Admission: tickets optional.

Day 8 Zagora  (125 km)

After breakfast we follow the Draa Valley to the provincial capital Zagora, the gateway to the great desert. It used to be the main caravan station. Today, a few isolated replicas of the old caravan signpost remind of buildings with the inscription “Timbouktou 52 days”. In recent years, Zagora has been heavily developed touristically and today has about 35,000 inhabitants. A guided walk through the palm groves will teach you how the irrigation system works in the gardens. The different varieties of date palms and their fruits, in the largest oasis of Morocco, are also part of the guide. You visit the historical Kasbah of Amzrou. We will spend the night in Zagora and you will have the opportunity for an evening tour through the picturesque town.
Food: B, 1 Bottle Water..
Admission: tickets optional.

Day 9   Zagora – Tamegroute – Erg Lehoudi  (110 km)

Maybe today is market day, souk in Zagora, then we must not miss this spectacle. Then visit the 12th-century underground Kasbah in Tamegroute and the remarkable library of the Koran school. In the historic pottery of Tamegroute, they experience a guided tour of the manufactory and also learn how Hennah burned the green paint for hundreds of years. The drive on the old Paris – Dakar Piste will immerse you in nostalgic dreams.
For dinner we reach the dune area of Erg Lehoudi. Drum sounds of old Sahara rhythms around the campfire under a canopy of 1000 stars. At Berber Camp we stay 2 nights.
Food: B, L, Tea, D, 1 Bottle of Water.
Admission: tickets optional.

Day 10   Erg Lehoudi

Early risers catch the colorful sunrise with the camera, after which we have breakfast in the sunshine. If you like, you can rent a dromedary and you ride the caravan through the magnificent dunes. We go for a walk and with luck we discover some fossil footprints in stones. For lunch we are back in the desert camp. “After the meal you should rest” …. yes, on a sand dune in the sunshine. Together we bake the bread of the desert Al Malla, in a sand oven. After our various experiences in the Sahara, there is a delicious dinner and then we look forward to drum music and campfire.
Food: B, L, Tea, D, Bottles of Water.
Caravan optional.

Day 11   Oase Sacre – Erg Chegaga  (80 km)

After breakfast we start our off road tour through the desert. At some scenic spots, we’ll take breaks for your sensational Sahara photo opportunities. On the way we visit a nomad family and you will be amazed at their open heartedness.
In the Oasis Sacre we have lunch break. After the meal we continue towards Erg Chegaga, where we receive a welcome The a la Menthe. From the summits of the high dunes you experience the sensational sunset. Meanwhile, the dinner is prepared. At the campfire we dance to the Sahara music in the New Year.
Food: B, L, Tea, D, Bottles of Water.

Day 12   Lake Iriqui – Foum Zguid – Taznakht – Taliouline  (200 km)

We have breakfast in the sunshine at Erg Chegaga and then enjoy our off road tour. It leads us through the Lake Iriqui National Park, the dried salt lake of the Sahara, towards Foum Zguid. We visit a carpet cooperative in Taznakht, you can see how the carpets are still knotted like they were 100 years ago. Taliouline is the largest growing area for saffron in North Africa. The Safran Information Center tells you a lot about the most expensive spice in the world. We stay in a beautiful Riad.
Food: B, D, 1 Bottle Water.

Day 13   Taroudannt – Oulad Berhil  (160 km)

We now follow the road through the foothills of the Anti Atlas, reach the oasis city Taroudannt, which is also known as the little sister of Marrakech because of its lively Medina. Thursday is market day, so Souk in Taroudannt. We will not miss this spectacular spectacle. We also visit the mighty city wall and walk through the medina. We spend the night near the city.
Food: B, 1 Bottle Water.

Day 14   Tizi n Test – Lake Ouirgane – Marrakesch  (195 km)

Today we follow the wildly romantic route through the Atlas Mountains and cross the Tizi n test (pass height 2100 m), past the Jebel Toubkal massif (4167 m). At Lake Ouirgane we take a break for a short walk on the shore. Arriving in Marrakech, you have the rest of the time at leisure. You spend the night in your Riad.
Food: B, 1 Bottle Water.

Day 15   Marrakesch RAK  (10 km)

Depending on the time of departure, your driver will take you to the airport in Marrakech.
Your beautiful round trip with many cultural highlights, impressive landscapes, unique color splendor and oriental food ends here and you take home many new and cherished memories.
Food: B,

Sahara-And-Me wish you a safe journey home . Beslama – Good Bye.

Unverbindliche Anfrage

4 + 4 = ?

Important:

Please complete a travel accident and travel health insurance before starting your Morocco trip.
Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months from the end of your journey.
Children need a child ID card.

Not included:

  • Entrance fees
  • more local guides
  • More Drinks and Food.
  • Single supplemented
  • Tip
  • Insurance
  • Fly

Price 2019/20 p. Person, Doubleroom 15 D / 14 N,

Pro SUV 4-6 Passengers: 2399,- € p. P.
Single supplemented 264,- € p. P.

Residence extension in Marrakech on request