Fantastic opportunity to take an Atlas Mountain tour and explore the country around Imlil and Marrakech.And head to kasbahs ,the legendary Sahara itself. Our Sahara desert tours are customized with the inclusions and itineraries to suit almost every individual’s needs.
We will pick you up at 9.00am from your riad or hotel and set off towards the high Atlas Mountains.
We will go via Tahnnaout and Asni so you can enjoy the stunning view of the villages along the valley.
When we arrive at Imlil, we will have some traditional Berber mint tea and you can meet your trekking guide, mules and muleteers.
We will then start the trek towards the Azzaden valley via Tizi Mzik pass at 2684m and with a spectacular view over Imlil valley including several neighbouring high Atlas Peaks.
Lunch will be served right at the top of the pass and after you have eaten, we’ll take a downhill walk to the Azzaden Valley through some beautiful juniper forest to get to the village of Tizi Oussem.
After 6 hours walking, you can relax in a Berber gite for the night.
After your breakfast, we can enjoy the sunshine on this marvelous, colorful valley and take in the view of typical Berber villages and culture.
We will leave Tizi Oussem and continue down to Id Issa village, before heading up to the Tizi Oudid mountain pass (2000m) and crossing through a wild juniper forest to get to Matat village. Lunch will then be served under walnut groves and you can relax near the river.
Finally, we will transfer you back to Imlil. You should arrive back at approximately 4.00pm.
Overnight in Imlil you'll spend the night in your Accommodation to get ready for the desert Tour .
After having breakfast it’s time to leave your accommodation in Imlil at 9.00am and and start your journey toward Moroccan desert , head out over the Atlas Mountains, driving over the stunning Tizi-n-Tichka mountain pass towards Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou . You’ll pass through lots of Berber villages, and once you’re in the desert, you’ll see riverside oases and barren hillsides dotted with kasbahs (fortified dwellings that house families and their livestock). After lunch you’ll meet your local guide for a short visit to the village to learn about this 17th – century building This is an ancient fortified city containing countless kasbahs and has been the atmospheric subject of numerous hollywood movies (The Mummy, Gladiator, Alexander, Lawrence of Arabia…) You will have the chance to walk around the buildings and explore with your guide. you will have the option either to take a break and visit the Ouarzazate Film Studios this side trip is possible . Once you reach Dades Gorge, you have the option of going for a hike, or relaxing at your hotel. Overnight in Dades.
– (Total driving time 7/8hours)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from the Dades Valley to Todra Gorge massive fault dividing the High Atlas mountains, rising up 300 metres in a narrow valley with palmeries and Berber villages. Here, you can go for a hike to explore the palmery, a green oasis full of large date palms. then passing through passing through tinghir , a former french military bastion during the 20th -century occupation. it was also famous for it’s important jewish community and silver jewelry craftsmanshipa After lunch you’ll head further into the desert to the gateway town of Merzouga to pick up supplies for your desert trip. You will then drive on to a kasbah to pick up your camel. bfore sunset, you’ll trek for an hour-and-a-half by camel to a Berber camp where you will enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner, and sleep under the stars or in tents at a desert camp.
– (Total driving time 6hours )
Wake up early , to watch the sunrise(optional) and getting refreshed also have your breakfast there, we have a 1h30 camel ride at sunrise to explore the area further and we head back to your accommodation with 4*4 cars or camel thepends on your choice. When we reach Merzouga ,then meet your driver for a long ride back to Marrakech passing through Ouazzazate and the High Atlas Mountain , with plenty of stops for photos, Lunch on the way . Your Atlas Hiking and sahara Desert tour will come to an end at your Marrakech Accommodation . The usual arrival time in Marrakech is between 17:00hrs and 18:00hrs. ( 10h drive)
Group 1 person : 780€
Group 2 people : 480€/person
Group 3 people : 445€/person
Group 4 – 7 people :400€/person
Group 8 – 12 people : 380€/person
- All the transport
- Full meal plan in the Atlas Mountain
- Half board Basis in desert
- Guide in Ait Ben Haddou
- Accommodation for 4 nights
- Muleteers and mules for assistance (Atlas Mountain)
- Camel ride in the dune
- Travel insurance.
- Soft/alcoholic drinks
- Tips and personal expanses
- Lunches during the desert tour.
- Entry fees to historical places