Marrakesh, a former imperial city in western Morocco, is a major economic center and home to mosques, palaces and gardens. The medina is a densely packed, walled medieval city dating to the Berber Empire with mazelike alleys where thriving souks (marketplaces) sell traditional textiles, pottery and jewelry. Food vendors line Djemaa el-Fna, a broad square where storytellers and musicians perform.
Weather: 16°C, Wind E at 3 km/h, 42% Humidity
Local time: Saturday 11:21 PM
Population: 928,850 (2014)
Founders: Abu Bakr ibn Umar
Number of airports: 1
Today, we will pick you up from Marrakech and Travel to Aït Benhaddou over the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass (2260m). Stopping along the way for photos and enjoying the panoramic views of High Atlas Mountains along with Berber villages located alongside the road. You will have a break for lunch. Later on, continuing our drive to the village of Aït Benhaddou where you visit the exotic Kasbah named after it. Enjoy Dinner and spend the night in a hotel in Ouarzazate.
Today you will leave Ouarzazate early morning and drive over Aït Saoun Mountains while admiring the natural forms of “heart”. We will reach the small town Agdz situated on the foot of Jbel Kissane Mountain. Later on, we continue our drive along Draa valley to reach N’kob where you will have a break for lunch and then continue to the next place.
Waking up by the call of your guide very earlier to watch the sunrise then enjoying breakfast. We will depart to Rissani, you will have a visit to Zawiya Moulay Ali ash-Sharif and you may also investigate the Souk (local market) with the opportunity to see the Fondouks where donkeys gather. Later on, we will continue on the road alongside the river to reach the gorges where you will hike/Walk on foot through this stunning place while enjoying the views of high rock walls (up to 300 meters).
Today you will travel to Marrakech via Boumalne du Dadès, El-Kelaâ M’Gouna, Skoura and Ouarzazate. You will admire the views of the Valley of One Thousand Kasbahs, Valley of the Roses and Skoura Oasis while driving. We will reach Ouarzazate where you may have a stop to view the Kasbah of Taourirt that was built by the Glaoui dynasty. Having a break for Lunch.
Day 5: Back home!