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LANDROVER OR LANDCRUISER FOR 8 DAYS - Grand Atlas

Holidays Morocco

DAY 1 : Arrival in Marrakech, transfer to the hotel and a short equipment check, briefing in the evening on the events which will take place on this 4x4 off road and on road Sahara and Atlas Mountains adventure for 8 days using Land Rovers.

Day 2 : Departure from Marrakech in the early morning sunlight in your Land Rover for the start of this 4x4 tour and head for Tizi N'Tichka - taking the highest road in Morocco (2260 m).Through the beautiful Atlas landscape, down to Telouet, where we have a short hike over to the river Ounila.The warm up..Then on to At Ben Haddou, one of the most famous ksars in Morocco. Camp is set up in a Sour palm grove.

Day 3 : Break camp and into the Dades Valley with her palm groves to start with, giving way to orchards and market gardens. Then into the Dades Gorge, a canyon, we will make our way following the trail as it twists and turns up sides of the vertical faces... We hike for an hour before spending the night under canvas at M'Smrir, a Mid Atlas village.

Day 4

Holidays Morocco Through the Tizi N'Ougard Zegaoune pass (2800 m) and an hour's hike downhill. Then on to the Todgha Gorge by road. A hike through the palm grove and then overnight accommodation in a Berber village (1992 m) in the heart of the Jbel Saghro massif.

Day 5 : Across the crest of Jbel Saghro via the Tizi N'Tazazert pass (2283 m). Explore the rocky outcrops and strange tower formations of the petrified forest of Bab Ben Ali on foot. Down to the village of N'Kob and overnight accommodation under canvas in the Draa Valley palm groves.

Day 6 : We trek along the Draa Valley - One hundred km of oases and a succession of palm groves, gardens and Ksours. We arrive at Zagora, the door of the desert. There are palm groves at Amzarou and the first sand dunes at Tinfou of the Sahara Desert. Dinner and an evenings entertainment consisting of folk songs and dances at the village where we spend the night.

Day 7 : Return to Marrakech via Ouarzazate and the Tizi N'Tichka pass, arriving towards the end of the afternoon. The night is spent in a hotel.

Day 8 : Transfer to airport and departure.

Drive yourself, sit in the passenger seat and act as the map reader when in Morocco. Or hang out in the back watching the Moroccan world go by. This is the best way to travel the sometimes treacherous piste's of the North African outback.

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