BIG SOUTH & KASBAHS TOUR - 8 days / 7 nights


March - October 2019

  • 8 day Morocco coach tour departing Marrakech on Saturdays
  • Weekly departures guaranteed with 4 passengers
  • Tour visits: Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Zagora, Alnif, Erfoud, and Tineghir.
  • Optional desert bivouac (tent) experience!


Day 1  Saturday                     ARRIVE MARRAKECH

Marrakech airport arrival transfer, then check in to your accommodation and dinner at hotel.

Day 2  Sunday                       MARRAKECH

Breakfast and the whole day will be devoted to the discovery of Marrakech. “The pearl of the south” is the second oldest imperial city. Sightseeing includes the Saadian Tombs, the Koutoubia Tower, the Bahia Palace, and the Menara Gardens, Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, explore the colourful souks and the wonderfully atmospheric Djemaa El Fna Square with its magical sights and sounds including snake charmers, jugglers, acrobats, storytellers, pickpockets and even dentists. Djemaa El Fna is special!! Dinner at your hotel
An optional dinner and show is provided under Caidal tents at the famous restaurant “Chez Ali Fantasia” where you can enjoy live folklore bands, dancers and spectacular horsemen from different Moroccan regions.


Day 3  Monday                      MARRAKECH / AIT BEN HADDOU / BOUMALNE

After breakfast your 4WD departs for Ouarzazate via Taddert and the Tizin TichkaPass (2260m Altitude). Continue to Kasbah Telouat and then visit the world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou with its ancient Kasbah – now a major film location for movies such as Lawrence of Arabia, Romancing the Stone, the English Patient and Gladiator due to its authentic historical appearance. After free time for lunch, continue to Boumalne for dinner and accommodation.


Day 4  Tuesday                     BOUMALNE / TINGEHIR / ERFOUD

After breakfast, depart via the spectacular Dades Valley with its palm groves – this is the route of “1000 Kasbahs”. Then onto the Todra gorge, keep your camera close for spectacular scenery including steep walls over 300 meters high which appear to have been slashed from a fairy-tale landscape, free time for lunch. Next is Erfoud, a major date growing region located on the edge of the mighty Sahara. Dinner at your hotel.
Optional – A 4WD excursion with Bivouac in the Erg Chebbi Dunes at Merzouga provides the chance to experience a spectacular sunset or sunrise in the mighty Sahara.

Day 5  Wednesday                ERFOUD / ALNIF / ZAGORA

After breakfast depart for Zagora passing by Alnif and Tazzarine through the Sargho Mountain. Free time for lunch on your own, and then continue onto Zagora for dinner and accommodation.

Day 6  Thursday                    ZAGORA / OUARZAZATE

After breakfast visit Zagora with the sandy dunes of Tinfou and the ancient Koranic Library at Tamgroute. Free time for lunch, and then depart for Ouarzazate via the Draa Valley and Agdz.
Dinner and accommodation in Ouarzazate


Day 7  Friday                        OUARZAZATE / MARRAKECH

After breakfast, the morning is devoted to visits in Ouarzazate including Tifoultout and Taourirt Kasbahs. After free time for lunch you will return to Marrakech, Dinner at your hotel.

Day 8  Saturday                     DEPART MARRAKECH

After breakfast departure transfer to Marrakech Menara airport
2019 Departure Dates
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
March: 9, 16, 23, 30
April: 6, 13, 20, 27
May: 4, 11, 18, 25
September: 21, 28
October: 5, 12, 19, 26
AU$1515 AU$1865
June: 1, 8, 15
AU$1290 AU$1620
June: 22, 29
July: 6, 13, 20, 27
August: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
September: 7, 14
AU$1405 AU$1750
  • Full board supplement (6 lunches) / AUD200 per person, includes dinner at Chez Ali on day 2
  • Merzouga excursion & bivouac / AUD110 per person – minimum 2 pax – Single supplement AUD45
  • 4* Tour Hotels used or similar: Marrakech – Atlas Asni, Boumaine – Xaluca Dades, Erfoud – Belere, Zagora – Reda, Ouarzate – Kenzi Azghor
  • (B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Season supplements may apply
  • 7 nights / 8 days in half board accommodation as suggested or similar according availabilities
  • Arrival and departure transfer as well as sightseeing in Marrakech in air conditioned minivan or coach depending number of participants
  • Transport by land rover from day 3 to day 7
  • Multilingual tour escort / guide throughout & local guides
  • Entrance fees to the monuments indicated in the program
  • Local guides for visits
  • Portage of luggage, tips at the hotels and restaurants
  • Welcome and assistance at Marrakech airport & hotel transfer
Generally, coach tours in Spain, Portugal & Morocco use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a multilingual tour escort unless they are specifically listed as only ‘English Speaking’. Your tour may comprise a combination of tours and other participants in your tour may be going to or leaving for other destinations. Your tour escort may also change during the course of your program. Your fellow travellers could be from all over the world, speaking various languages. Tour information and descriptions will be given in English, and possibly French and other language(s) depending on those spoken by tour participants.
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For further tour information or to book a tour, please contact Timeless Tours.

  • We reserve the right to change all prices and programs without notice
  • All prices are per person unless otherwise stated
  • All prices on this website are in Australian Dollars unless otherwise stated