Souss-Massa Outdoor sports

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Marrakech: 3-Day Sahara Desert Tour to Merzouga

1. Marrakech: 3-Day Sahara Desert Tour to Merzouga

Spending a night in the Sahara Desert is an unforgettable experience for visitors to Morocco and this three-day tour lets you travel further and explore more along the way. Visit UNESCO-listed Ait Ben Haddou, the Valley of the Roses, and Tinghir; stop at traditional Berber villages around the Todra Gorge; then take a camel trek through the Erg Chebbi dunes the highest in Morocco and sleep beneath the desert stars at Berber campsite. Day 1: Marrakech - Tinghir Your shared 3-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga will start early in the morning. Head to Ait Benhaddou through Tizi Ntichka pass and the high Atlas Mountains. Many stops will be made along the way. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, which was also served as a set for various Hollywood blockbusters. Continue to Ouazazate and Kasbah Taourirte before lunch. In the afternoon, drive to Tinghir via the valley of the roses before you reach your hotel located in Tinghir. Dinner and overnight. Day 2: Tinghir – Merzouga After breakfast at your hotel in Tinghir, your journey will start today with a drive along the road of 1001 Kasbah to Ouasis of Tinghir, where you will deviate to a minor road driving along the river to Todra canyons. After some time at leisure to enjoy the immensity of the huge cliffs, and lunch at a local café (at your leisure), continue early in the afternoon to Arfoud, famous for its date market, and being a starting point of the ancient trading caravans crossing the Sahara desert to Tomboctou. Continue to Merzouga driving through some rocky desert landscape. Upon arrival at the edge of Erg Chebbi dunes, meet your camel caravan, and ride your camels through the amazing color-changing sand dunes with the sunset on the horizon as a backdrop. Reach your Sahara Desert camp, nestled in the middle of nowhere just before darkness. After some time to admire the sand dunes and the surrounding landscapes, get ready for a Moroccan dinner served under the stars next to a campfire. Late at night, enjoy Berber music with the local hosts playing drums. Day 3: Merzouga – Marrakech After an early breakfast and a camel ride back to the main road, meet your driver and drive back to Ouarzazate. After some time at leisure for lunch, carry on in the afternoon to Marrakech through the high atlas mountains. Your shared 3-day desert tour will end in Marrakech on the third day evening.

From Agadir: 4x4 Desert Trip w Lunch Couscos, Tagine, & Tea

2. From Agadir: 4x4 Desert Trip w Lunch Couscos, Tagine, & Tea

On arrival at the dunes, enjoy free time to take photos and explore the sand dunes. You can also experience a camel ride tour. Enjoy a lunch of two meals, tajine and couscous, in a local Berber house. Your lunch will be accompanied by a dessert of local fruit and mint tea. After lunch, drive to the ancient silver capital of Tiznit to see the walled ramparts, go for a walk in the old Medina and browse the handmade Berber silver jewelry.  Hold on for a bumpy ride to the Massa Valley, traveling alongside the 32,500-acre Souss Massa National Park. After, you will have a chance to pop in to see the fishermen's caves and perhaps find some shells at the isolated beach of Sidi R'bat.

Agadir: Paradise Valley & Atlas Mountain Swimming Experience

3. Agadir: Paradise Valley & Atlas Mountain Swimming Experience

Discover Paradise Valley's natural pools on a tour from Agadir with round-trip transportation and a local guide. Visit the Honey Road of Immouzar, swim in natural pools, and experience the beauty of the Atlas Mountains. Upgrade your experience to include lunch and photos taken on the sand dunes. Start your day with hotel pickup in Agadir and head to Paradise Valley, an oasis with fresh natural pools surrounded by palm trees and breathtaking mountains. As you make your way through the countryside, take in the scenery filled with tiny streams, mountain gorges, and flowing waterfalls in picturesque villages. After a short hike, enjoy a refreshing swim in the natural pools or get adventurous and try some cliff diving. After your swim, relax with transfer back to your hotel.

From Marrakech: Day Trip to Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou

4. From Marrakech: Day Trip to Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou

Discover local village, natural landscapes, and Kasbah Ait Benhaddou fortress on this day trip from Marrakech. Travel in an airconditioned van or car and stay connected with wi-fi access as you drive. Uncover movie-magic with a stop at the Atlas Film Studios in Ouarzazate.  Start your day trip with pickup from your Marrakech accommodation from 7-8 AM. Hop inside a spacious and comfortable vehicle and soak up the scenery as you travel into the Atlas Mountains. Immerse yourself in local culture with a stop at the small village ofAit Ben Barka near the hilly countryside of Toufliht. Explore the area with your driver and learn about the schedule sights for your trip. Have some free time for a break before crossing the the Tizi n'Tichka pass. Stop to capture pictures of mountain peaks on the pass from 7,415 feet above sea level (2,260 meters). Continue on to the Atlas Film Studios at Ouarzazate, the largest film studio in the world which famously featured in the TV series Game of Thrones. Spend some free time to visit the studios or to explore on your own. Take some pictures of the unique rugged local landscapes in the area. After the studio, you purchase lunch at one of the best restaurants in the area, with excellent prices and stunning panoramic views.  Finally, head to the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, which is recognized as a UNESCO site and one of the most extraordinary kasbahs (fortresses) in Morocco. End your day of scenic views and memories by relaxing in your comfortable air-conditioned vehicle on your drive back to your hotel in Marrakech.

Agadir: Paradise Valley & Atlas Mountain Trip with Breakfast

5. Agadir: Paradise Valley & Atlas Mountain Trip with Breakfast

Start your adventure from your hotel in Agadir or Taghazout or the Agadir Cruise Port. Head towards the Immouzer and Paradise Valley road (Honey road), north of Agadir (Agadir to Paradise Valley), an evergreen locale with ever-flowing water. See the tiny streams, mountain gorges, and flowing waterfalls in the picturesque villages. After arriving in Paradise Valley, hike for 20 minutes before settling down for a beautiful time at the natural pools, perfect for swimming and chilling. After the refreshment break, return to Agadir in the early afternoon. Select from a variety of options to add to your experience, including a camel ride and quad bike tour.

Agadir: Camel Ride With Tea & BBQ Dinner Option

6. Agadir: Camel Ride With Tea & BBQ Dinner Option

You will be picked up from your hotel, and drive to the ranch to enjoy the camel ride around the ranch and along the Souss river, where you will admire the amazing views. Enjoy a journey through Agadir’s Souss river and the eucalyptus forest on the back of the camel. Feel the sway of these gentle animals, accompanied by an experienced guide, as you venture along the Souss river and take a peek at the royal palace. Pick up from the reception of your hotel at the selected time on the booking. Take a 10-minute drive to the ranch by the king's palace. Once you arrive at the ranch, you'll get to choose your camel for the experience. Enjoy the sway while riding between the eucalyptus trees and all the way to Souss river passing by the king's palace. Once you are back to the ranch, have a Moroccan mint tea with some snacks. After the tea break will return you back to the reception of your hotel.

Agadir: Flamingo River Camel Ride with Barbecue Dinner

7. Agadir: Flamingo River Camel Ride with Barbecue Dinner

Travel on a well-trained camel with this tour in Agadir. Get your picture taken while riding on a camel by your guide. Have the chance to spot local wildlife at the Souss river. Be picked up from your accommodation in Agadir and transported to a ranch where the camels are kept. Listen to a short briefing on handling the animals before starting on your camel ride. Venture through the traditional village of Aghroud Bensergao and a stunning eucalyptus forest. Arrive at the Souss river, where you can take a break to take some photos or look for migratory birds like flamingos. Head back to the ranch where you will be served a mint tea and Moroccan cakes before enjoying a delectable BBQ dinner prepared by a chef. Return to your accommodation in Agadir after dinner.

From Agadir or Taghazout: ATV Quad Biking Safari Dunes Trip

8. From Agadir or Taghazout: ATV Quad Biking Safari Dunes Trip

Your adventure will begin with a hotel pickup, followed by driving south of Agadir to the Berber village, to meet your guide. After a brief introduction to the ATV quad driving techniques and a practical advice session, you will be ready to jump on your ATV quad and start your adventure. See outstanding landscapes, golden sand dunes, and argan trees. Follow your guide for an awesome quad bike experience that will take you high south of Agadir where the views will astound you. If you are after a thrill then this is the sport for you, your guide will be happy to take photos/videos for your photo album. After the quad biking tour, head back to the garage, before returning to your hotel.

From Marrakech: 3-Day Desert Tour to Fes

9. From Marrakech: 3-Day Desert Tour to Fes

Day 1: Marrakech, Ait Ben Haddou, Ouarzazate, and Dades You will meet your guide in Marrakech after breakfast and set off towards the High Atlas Mountains through the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass along a road that climbs the plains to 2,260 meters above sea level. You will pass by small villages and scenic waterfalls, and will also notice the continuously changing landscape and colors of these beautiful mountains. You will then stop in a pass for a cup of refreshing mint tea and to admire the scenery before taking the road to the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, arriving just in time for lunch. You will then visit the famous Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the setting for films such as the Gladiator, Babel, Lawrence of Arabia, the Legionary, the Sheltering Sky, and many others. You will later head through the town of Ouarzazate to check out Atlas Studios, the largest and most famous film studio in all of Africa. Next, you will journey through the picturesque Valley of Roses to reach the Dades Gorges in time for sunset. Once there you can admire the splendid colors of the rock walls illuminated by the last rays of golden sunlight. Your final stop for the day will be to a romantic, traditional hotel for dinner and an overnight stay. Day 2: Dades, Erfoud, Merzouga, and Erg-Chebbi Following breakfast, you will take a scenic walk through the Todra Gorges before hopping into your car to drive along the famous Road of the 1000 Kasbahs. You will travel through Tineghier Village and the Jewish Kasbah before arriving in Rissani, the first capital of the Alaouite Dynasty, for lunch. You will next go on a walking tour through Rissani and check out its large traditional market, and will then head to Merzouga, arriving before sunset. At this stage you will leave the car behind and ride a camel into the Erg Chebbi Dunes for an unforgettable night under the million stars of the desert. Finally, you will have dinner at the campsite and stay in a traditional Berber tent. Day 3: Merzouga, Rissani, Ziz Oasis, Medilt, and Fes You will wake up in time to watch the sun rise over the 300-meter-tall dunes and travel into the dawn towards the border with Algeria. Next, you will return by camel to a hotel for breakfast and a shower. You will then depart for Fes, traveling through the Ziz valley and stopping for lunch in village with plentiful apple orchards. You will later enjoy the journey through mountain cedar forests before arriving to Fes in the afternoon, stopping to take pictures at a panoramic viewpoint.

From Fez: Middle Atlas Day Trip with Ifrane National Park

10. From Fez: Middle Atlas Day Trip with Ifrane National Park

Discover Middle Atlas on a day trip from Fez. Visit a Berber family living in a traditional cave house, explore Azrou, see the Berber shepherds with their flocks, and marvel at the endangered Barbary Macaque monkeys. Begin your tour with a pickup from your hotel in Fez. Enjoy a comfortable, air-conditioned ride to Immouzar. Learn about the town's famous September Apple Festival and see the cave homes of the local Berber community. As you drive towards Ifrane, stop to admire the hills of Ain Vital and capture the perfect Instagram photo. Stop in Ifrane, a charming village founded in 1930 by French immigrants. See Al Akhawaine, the local university, and marvel at the massive stone lion in town. Stroll along alleys lined with French-inspired architecture before heading to Ifrane National Park. Drive through the cedar forest to see the endangered Barbary Macaque apes. After leaving the park, stop for lunch (not included). Next, drive to Azrou, a Berber village at 4,100 feet in the center of the Middle Atlas region. See the traditional houses of the Berber community and pass Berber men with their flocks, grinding flour, and practicing their trades, especially carpentry. Finish your tour with a visit to a Berber family living in a traditional cave house to enjoy a cup of Moroccan tea. Learn about the Berber culture and traditions while sipping a steaming tea before returning to your Fez hotel.

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Ibrahim is a amazing driver. Very polite and kind. He was very helpful during this trip. Well organized. The desert is absolutely breathtaking. I would recommend bringing a hoodie or warm clothes for the night stay in the desert because it gets really cold under 10 degrees celsius. Either than that this was a wonderful experience/ 10stars out of 5

We visited from US for a week trip to Morocco. One of the main highlights was this trip. The private driver, Mohammad was great, communication about travel was responsive and we have a wonderful stay in the desert and the camp was awesome! I would defiantly recommend booking this trip!

A magnificent outing to do, a breathtaking setting in the heart of the Atlas Mountains ⛰️ a Houcine guide who is just adorable, benevolent and very funny!! Houcine sends us all his love for his region and its Berber people... Honestly a heavenly outing, we loved it ✨

It was a wonderful experience travelling to the Sahara though the journey there was quite tedious. Everything was pretty organised and for the price paid, it’s definitely worth doing this trip for the lifetime experience!

Amazing trip with Mustapha Ouarzazate. Will never forget the unique experience in the desert.