Souks & Sahara

Marrakech and the Desert via the High Atlas

Summary

A city break & desert adventure combined; let us whisk you away to the Sahara for two nights under the stars (or in luxury Bedouin tents).

START / FINISH - Marrakech.

Activity code: MOHO03

Duration: 7 Days

The Souks and Sahara Adventure is a "once in a lifetime" holiday on which you experience the incredible variety of Morocco. The trip combines the fabulous and magical city of Marrakech, the stark beauty of the High Atlas Mountains and the incredible panoramic views and solitude of the real Sahara. This is a unique, deluxe holiday - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Our Marrakech and the desert itinerary is a popular, tried and trusted holiday in Morocco for couples and families looking for something a little different that can be done in just one week. Extra nights in the Atlas Mountains or in Essaouira at the coast are also popular add-ons if you have a little more time. Each holiday itinerary is an individual booking and includes door-to-door private transfers, two nights in the Sahara and some great off the beaten track scenery in between.

Important Information

City Tours include an English-speaking guide, all transport and entry fees to historic monuments; followed by an exploration of the souks and focal points of the medina including the iconic Djemma el Fna.

Flights available to book with us through a range of airlines, from various UK airports to Marrakech. If we book your flights this means that your holiday will also be fully ATOL protected.

Prices shown are a guideline "from" (in UK Pounds) and are based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. Single supplements may need to be applied to the twin/double price and discounts for children (under 12yrs) and/or a 3rd adult sharing a room are available upon request. Quoted prices for individual enquiries will depend upon your chosen accommodation, room availability and dates of travel. We always aim to match a high quality experience with exceptional value for money. Discounts will apply if there are 3 or more people in your travelling party as fixed costs such as transportation and guides will be shared equally between the group.

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Based upon 2 persons travelling.

Prices from £933 per person

What's included in your Souks & Sahara Adventure ?

  • 4 nights riad accommodation on B&B.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • Guided city tour of historic Marrakech.
  • 3 days, fully-inclusive desert adventure.
  • Deluxe camp at Ch'Gagga dunes.
  • Camel trek in Sahara.
  • One night on Half Board in Zagora.
  • Fully detailed itinerary.
  • FREE travel app with all your documents, maps, weather & much more
  • All taxes
  • Full 24 hour representative services.

Highlights

Itinerary

Day 1 - arrive into Marrakech; private transfer directly to your chosen riad.

Day 2 - a private half day guided tour of Marrakech's main historic sights, including the souks and the Djemma el Fna; afternoon - free time to relax or explore further.

 

Depart on your three day Sahara Adventure by 4WD. Travelling in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking driver for a full circuit of the south - over the High Atlas via the Tichka Pass, visiting to the famus Kasbah at Ait Ben Haddou and taking in a scenic drive down the Draa Valley all the way to Zagora at the edge of the Sahara. Overnight at a small hotel near Zagora.

 

Recommended places to stay

Day 4 - local sightseeing at Tamegroute (ancient library & pottery); a picnic lunch at an oasis then onward drive to the wild and remote Ch'Gagga dunes for your night at a luxury desert camp.

Day 5 - a camel meharee after breakfast; return to Marrakech via an alternative route so that you see an even greater variety of fabulous scenery.

Free day for optional extra sightseeing & activities, e.g. a cookery class, quad biking in the Palmeraie, a visit to the incredible Cascades of Ouzoud.

 

Private transfer to Marrakech airport or on to a new destination

NB. Extra nights in Marrakech or in the High Atlas or in Essaouira available upon request.

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Flexible Tailor-Made Holidays

  • We believe passionately that no two holidays should be the same.
  • With our flexible tailor-made holiday options you can travel at your own pace.
  • Rediscover a city, a resort or an island in a weekend or longer.
  • Take a small group tour or embark upon a more adventurous trip.

Travel Knowledge

  • We have all travelled extensively and will be happy to share our experiences.
  • Personally-chosen hotels, riads, guest houses & apartments in places we know and love.
  • Individual sightseeing recommendations and route planning.
  • Add excursions, activities and food & wine experiences (one of our passions).

Trusted Service

  • ATOL cover for flight inclusive holidays.
  • One of us at Rediscover the World is very likely to have visited the hotels and travelled along the routes on your itinerary.
  • Dynamic, comprehensive travel app with all your documents, maps and much more.
  • Full financial protection for your holiday (TTA).