Moroccan Desert Adventure
Marrakech whisper it and instantly your mind goes to a place of seduction and spices. Experience it for yourself. This intense 1-week journey reveals the secrets of Morocco and is crammed with all the activities and energy you crave. In the company of other young travellers, dance beside a campfire in the Sahara, go rock climbing in Todra, and hang with the hippies in Essaouira. Explore the kasbahs, coast, and desert and lose the herd on a trip you'll never forget.
Stand in the shadows of Todra Gorge, take in the dramatic view at Ait Ben Haddou, see history come to life in ancient medinas, ride a camel to a desert camp, explore this land of mystery for yourself.
Private air-con van, public bus, camel.
Hotels (6 nts), tented desert camp (1 nt, multi-share).
Big Night Out: Marrakech Local Living: Overnight at Berber Desert Camp, Sahara Bedouin Camp. Visit to Aa¯t Ben Haddou Kasbah. Orientation walk in Essaouira. Local village farmland walk (Todra). All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Day 1 Marrakech
Arrive at any time. Meet your group for the welcome meeting. Afterwards, head out for a night on the town.
Day 2 Marrakech/Nkob (1B)
Travel west into the desert, and stop off at Nkob, which is flanked by the Saghrou Mountains.
Day 3 Nkob/Merzouga (1B, 1D)
Head off on a camel ride into the dunes. Watch the sun go down from atop the dunes, and spend the night in a Berber camp.
Day 4 Merzouga/Todra Gorge (1B)
Walk through local village farmland near Todra to learn about the local way of life.
Day 5 Todra Gorge/Ait Benhaddou (1B)
Get lost exploring the kasbah in the Atlas Mountains. Optional Moroccan cooking class.
Day 6 Ait Benhaddou/Essaouira (1B)
Travel to the coast, and take in the laidback vibe of this coastal town on an orientation walk.
Day 7 Essaouira (1B)
Enjoy a free day to explore this funky coastal town.
Day 8 Essaouira/Marrakech (1B)
Continue on to Marrakech where the tour ends upon arrival in the early afternoon.