BIG SOUTH & KASBAHS of Morocco


SATURDAY : MARRAKESH
Arrival at Marrakesh Menara airport, welcome by the BOUNTY TOURS staff.
Assistance and transfer to your hotel.
Dinner and accommodation.

SUNDAY : MARRAKESH
Full day sightseeing of Marrakesh : The Menara
gardens, The Bahia Palace, The Saadian Tombs, and the Koutoubia mosque.
Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon, visit of the famous
Djemaa El Fna square with its surrounding souks and
handicraft centres.
Dinner with oriental show, overnight at the hotel.

MONDAY: MARRAKESH / OUARZAZATE / ZAGORA (375 km)
Departure by land rover to Ouarzazate via the
mountains of the high Atlas passing through the Tich’n’Tichka pass at an altitude of 2260 m.
Lunch in Ouarzazate and continuation to Zagora via the mountains of the Anti-Atlas.
From Agdz, the track road is taken leading through numerous villages and palm groves along the Drâa river.
Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
TUESDAY: ZAGORA / ERFOUD / MERZOUGA (250 km)
Excursion to Tamegroute, visit of the famous library
containing old books and documents dating from the
12th century.
Visit of the sand dunes of Tinfou. Departure to Erfoud,
partly by track road and partly by normal road, through
Tansikht and Nkob where splendid sceneries of presaharian
desert dotted with Berber villages, and of the Sargho mountain massive follow each other perpetually.
Stop at Tazzarine, small Berber village, for lunch.
Afternoon, continuation to Erfoud via the villages of Alnif and Rissani, birthplace of the present Alaouites Dynasty.
Dinner and accommodation at Auberge Tombouctou In Merzouga .
WEDNESDAY: MERZOUGA / ERFOUD/ TINGHIR
Early morning, excursion to see the sunrise over the sanddunes of Merzouga,Back to the Auberge for breakfast and continuation to the Tinghir Oasis via Erfoud. Tinghir is famous for its magnificent Todghra canyons which rocks reach an altitude of 250 meters. Excursion to the canyons and possibility for a short hike.
Lunch at a restaurant situated at the feet of the canyons.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Tinghir.
THURSDAY: TINGHIR / OUARZAZATE (200 km)
Departure to Boulmane where we enter the Dades canyons
for a visit. Via the road of the thousand kasbahs, continuation to EL Kelâa from where we take again the track road to the village of Skoura. On the way, we pass the
beautiful kasbah of Amerhidel. Lunch on the way. The track
road continue till Ouarzazate following the feet of the Atlas
mountains. Dinner and accommodation in Ouarzazate.
FRIDAY: OUARZAZATE / MARRAKESCH (200 km)
Short visit of Ouarzazate including the kasbah of Taourirt and continuation to Aït Benhaddhou.
This kasbah is the most famous one in Morocco and has
served as decor for many great movies. The Kasbah is
actually under UNESCO protection.
Continuation to Telouet by a track road which is one of the
most difficult parts of this tour. We are crossing two river
beds and are climbing the Atlas mountains. The scenery is
stunning. Visit of the Kasbah of Telouet, former residence of the Glaoui family, one of the most influential families of this region, lunch on the way. Via the Tich’N’tichka pass,
continuation to Marrakesh Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional dinner fantasia show.
SATURDAY: MARRAKESCH / DEPARTURE
Transfer to the airport of Marrakesh, assistance with
departure formalities.