Spend a week in Morocco exploring the Atlas highlands and mountains, where you will see sights like the Ouzoud waterfalls, explore archaeological digs with dinosaur fossils, visit Islamic fortresses, and learn about the history of the land.
Explore the stunning Atlas highlands and mountains in Morocco
See the famous Ouzoud Falls, where you can spot monkeys and still-operating ancient mills
Visit an archaeological dig where thousands of dinosaur fossils have been found
Discover the local tribe of Ait Haddidou
Marvel at the Cathedral and Anrgui, the highest cliffs in Morocco
See the Gorges of Todra and massive palm groves
Visit the village of Ait Ben Haddou, the location of movie sets for Gladiator, Babel, and 7 Years In Tibet
Day 1: Marrakech, Ouzoud Falls, Azilal, Valley of Aït Bougumez (Meals: L)
Depart for the Valley of Ait Bougmez and see the famous Ouzoud waterfalls. At the peak of the falls, you can see a few ancient small mills still in operation. If you are lucky, catch a glimpse of wild monkeys near the falls before continuing through the Aghbar Pass and enjoy a spectacular view of Mgoun, the second highest summit in Morocco.
Day 2: Valley of Aït Bougumez, Zawyat Ahnsal, Rocher Cathedral, Anrgui (Meals: L)
Start out with a visit to an archaeological dig where thousands of dinosaur fossils have been found. Pass through the village of Tisi N’lsly to wander magnificent forests. Visit the village of Zaouia Ahansal and finish at the foot of the highest cliffs in Morocco: The Cathedral and Anrgui.
Day 3: Anrgui, Lake Tislite, Imilchil (Meals: L)
See the pastoral world of the High Atlas from the White River (Assif Melloul) and arrive at the village of Khaimas. Visit the village of Tizi N’lsly and learn the tragic love story of Tislit and Isli, an important cultural legend to the Berber tribes of the highlands: the Ait Haddidou and Ait Brahim.
Day 4: Imilchil, Lake Tislit, Lake Isli, Gorges of Todra, Gorges of Dadès, Boumalene Dadès (Meals: L)
See the Lakes Isli and Tislite and discover the important local tribe of Ait Hadiddou. Cross the Tigrouzine pass to see the beautiful palm groves at the gorges of Todra.
Day 5: Gorges of Dadès, Valley of Roses, Skoura (Meals: L, D)
Visit the Gorges of Dadès and head down the Road of the Thousand Kasbahs (Islamic fortresses) to the Valley of Roses.Visit a beautiful kasbah in the palm grove of Skoura.
Day 6: Skoura, Ouarzazate, Aït Ben Haddou, Telouet, Marrakesh (Meals: L)
Head to Ouarzazate, with an optional tour of the Atlas Film Studios. Explore the complex courtyards of Kasbah Taourirt before visiting the village of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO site and location of the sets of many classic movies such as Gladiator and Babel.
• Transportation by 4×4 vehicle with a personal driver including gas and driver’s fees. • 5 nights’ accommodation based on double occupancy, daily half board
• Monument entrance fees
• Full board is supplied during the tour and vegetarian food is available
• The accompaniment of a personal guide and driver; or a nationally-certified guide for a group of more than 8 persons
• All taxes
What’s Not Included:
• International airfare
• Transfer from Moroccan cities or airports to Marrakech (pick-up can be arranged for a surcharge)
• Extra cost of meals
• All drinks
• Optional suggested excursions
Good to Know:
Tour is only available with an English- or French-speaking guide.
Under 2 years of age are free of charge
3 – 11 years old: 50% discount
12 years old and up: full cost