Summer Tour: Myths, Legends & Gorges

Myths, Legends and gorges 7 days Morocco tour takes you deep into the heart of the Atlas Mountains and the culture of the Berber people who live there.  You will travel from the ancient Imperial city of Marrakech, through the  shaded by lush vegetation, olive and orange orchards to Ouzoud Waterfalls. 

Travel deeper of the Hight atlas mountains to the remote and off the beaten track mountain village of Imilchil.  Imilchil is located in the eastern Atlas Mountains; a small region bounded by mountains. In the horizon, you will find a mighty mountain telling an ancient tales. One of the main attractions marking Imilchil an attracting destination is the myth its mountains tell: a love story ending with the formation of the two lakes ‘Isli’ and ‘Tislit’. The region is also famous for the engagement season organized each year after harvesting. 

Continue to the mighty Todra Gorge exploring the rich and unique geology of the region before arriving to your Hotel in Dades Gorge.

This tour is perfect for the summer months when it is too hot to visit the desert and just perfect for escaping to cooler higher regions.

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Arrive & Explore Marrakech

Welcome to Marrakech! Meet your driver at the airport and drive to your hotel where you will be welcomed with a fresh moroccan mint tea. Orient yourself in a bustling, vibrant old medina with narrow alleyways, riads and markets. A cacophony of sights, sounds and smells - spices and sweet pastries. Visit The Bahia Palace, Medrassa Ben Youssef, Dar EL Bacha, see the Koutoubia Mosque from outside Souks and Jamaa el Fna Square.

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Accommodation:Palm Menara Hotel (or similar)
Meals included:No meals included.
Transportation:Private Car
  • Marrakech Guided Visit

    Visit The Bahia Palace, Medrassa Ben Youssef, see the Koutoubia Mosque from outside. Wander the  Souks and Jamaa el Fna Square.

  • Majorelle Garden
    12 € per personDuration: 1h

    Visit Majorelle Garden, follow the pathways through trees, exotic plants, streams, and pools while watching the numerous birds who call this peac

  • Horse Drawn Carriage Tour
    45 € per personDuration: 2h

    Experience the splendor of Marrakech from a horse-drawn carriage. Pass by the city’s illuminated landmarks, see locals in their traditional attir

Marrakech - Ouzoud Waterfalls

Your driver will pick you from your accommodation in Marrakech at 09:00am and drive east to Imi N'Ifri natural bridge. This imposing natural arch, launched above a river, is a rocky block which formerly formed a barrage and which the river has cut right through. After breakfast, we will leave Marrakech behind and drive east to " Imi N Ifri " one of the most visited natural attractions in the region of Azilal in the High Atlas Mountains.  See Natural Bridge, a stone structure created by the water that flows underneath, here you will have time to explore this natural gym on your own pace. Arrive to The white Ouzoud falls thunder down to the bottom of a chasm of greenery, all around which are found flour mills, monkeys, pools lined with reeds. After check in you will have the absolute freedom for short walks or a hike to explore and discover this wondrous landscape at your own pace. Overnight in a local hotel with dinner and breakfast.

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Accommodation:Kasbah Ouzoud (or similar)
Meals included:dinner
Transportation:Private Vehicule
  • Hike in Ouzoud Waterfalls

    Hike the waterfalls with a local guide to explore and discover this wondrous landscape at your own pace.

  • Boat Ride
    2 € per personDuration: 15min

    Cross the river by the local wooden boats, and get very close to the Waterfalls. We would recommend bringing a waterproof jacket to enjoy the exp

  • Hike in Imi n'Ifri
    freeDuration: 1h - 2h

    Hike for 1 hour to see Imi n'Ifri Natural Bridge with a local guide and learn the local legends about the place. Imi n'Ifri is a unique p

Ouzoud Waterfalls - Imilchil

After breakfast we will continue our adventure to Imilchil driving over the forested landscape in the Middle Atlas to the pleasant town of Imilchil. Continue to visit  the lakes, TISLIT (the bride) and ISLIi (the groom). These two lakes are born by the tears of two lovers. It has come from two tribes who would have refused their marriage according to the legend. Arrive in Imilchil check into your Hotel, free time to spend at your leisure (walk the village, or relax in the hotel...)

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Accommodation:Hotel Izlane (or similar)
Meals included:breakfast | dinner
Transportation:Pivate Vehicule

      Imilchil - Dades Gorge

      After breakfas we will head south driving along Asif Melloule valley, its authentic berber villages and breathtaking sceneries. Learn about the tribe of Ait Hadiddou and its two fractions of Ait Iaza and Ait Brahim. Arrive to  Todra Gorges form an extraordinary canyon descending the High Atlas from Jbel Sagrou, the highest point, at 2300 metres. The rocky pink formations of the narrow gorge with straight high pink coloured wallsgorges are a marvelous scene to admire. Lunch and meet your local guide to take you on a walk through the fields, visit the jewish quarter...Admire the 984 feet (300 m) deep Todra Gorge and the Todra River below that cut through the red limestone to make it. Travel along the valley of thaousand Kasbahs to Dades Gorge. Beautiful old Kasbahs and spectacular red-colored canyons, formed by the Dades River are waiting for you to explore. Overnight in our Hotel.

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      Accommodation:Riad Rihana Tamlalte (or similar)
      Meals included:breakfast | dinner
      Transportation:Private Vehicule
      • Todra Gorge Guided Walk

        Embark in a guided walk in Todra valley and Gorge to stretch your legs and get a glimpse of a daily life in berber villages.

        Dades Gorge - Tamdakht

        After breakfast, we will take a short walk in the Gorges of Dades, then depart to Ait Boutaghrar via the off road. We may visit a nomad family if they still there. After breakfast, we will drive to Kelaat M'Gouna " Valley Des Roses". Imgoun river, tucked into the heart of berber culture, between the Atlas mountain range and the Sahara desert. The region is the biggest producer of rose oil and water in the whole country, thus receiving the name rose valley. Both rose oil and water are fundamental to local culture and economy. Follow the route of the Thousand Kasbahs to Skoura. Here, we'll stop to visit Amridil, the kasbah has been beautifully restored and is well worth visiting; constructed entirely of adobe, an excellent building material – keeps room temperature, due to the thickness of the walls. Reach "Ouarzazate" where you can visit Film Studios & Taourirt Kasbahs. Discover how the area has been featured in movies, including Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, and Black Hawk Down. Continue to the nearby medieval Aït Benhaddou. A protected UNESCO site,  spend the night near Ait Ben Haddou. Here you will have meet your local who will take you for about an hour to visit the Kasbah and climb up to the old Granary—an excellent vantage point to see the kasbah and surrounding area.

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        Accommodation:Kasbah Ellouze (or similar)
        Meals included:breakfast | dinner
        Transportation:Private Vehicle
        • Ait Ben Haddou
          Duration: 1h

          Go on a walk with a local guide crossing the river to the other side to discover The Ksar and climb to the top of the hill through the alleys of

        • Amredil Kasbah
          Duration: 30min

          Visit Amredil Kasbah with a local guide. The kasbah has been beautifully restored and is well worth visiting; constructed entirely of adobe, an excellent building material – keeps room temperature, due to the thickness of the walls.

        • Taourirt Kasbah
          5 € per personDuration: 30min

          Take a guided tour of the historic structure to explore its endless chambers and stairwells, discover the carvings and decor of the palace interi

        • Film Studio
          8 € per personDuration: 30min

          Join a film studio tour and visit the cinema Musuem to learn more about the filmmaking process and the history of the area.

        Tamdakht - Marrakech

        After breakfast we will drive along the beautiful and awe-inspiring Ounila Valley, full of bends in the roads, surprises at the hues of the rock and soil, Berber villages and gardens, as well as smaller Kasbahs until you reach the village Telouet. Telouet Kasbah is the main seat of the Glaoui family. Listen to your guide tell you the fascinating history of this crumbling yet stunning village and its role in the struggle for Moroccan independence. Drive across Tizi N Tichka Pass ( 2260m ) in the high atlas mountains the largest mountains in North Africa. Along the way, soak in uninterrupted views of the High Atlas Mountains and its beautiful berber villages. Near the top, stretch your legs for a great panoramic view of the mountains. After a relaxing day on the road, you will be a part of the noise and clamor of Marrakech.

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        Accommodation:Palm Menara Hotel (or similar)
        Meals included:breakfast
        Transportation:Private Vehicle
        • Guided Visit of Telouet
          Duration: 30min

          Delve into the world of El Glaoui and visit the fascinating Kasbah. The kasbah is named in honor of “El Haj T’hami el Mezouari el Glaoui” who was the highly respected head of the Glaoua tribe in Morocco.


          Depending on the time of your Departure flight, you may be able to do some last-minute sightseeing ( Majorelle Garden, Anima Garden...), get some souvenirs before your leave to the airport.

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          Meals included:breakfast
          Transportation:Private Car
            • Hot Air Balloon Flights in Marrakech
              194 € per personDuration: 5h

              Discover the earth from the sky and let yourself be gently carried by the winds, in the silence of the wide open spaces. Choose preferably a flig

            • Hammam & Spa
              60 € per personDuration: 2h

              Treat yourself to the purifying steam of a hammam ritual. Authentic Moroccan products such as Argon oil, beldi black soap and rhassoul mud add to

            What's Included

            • Transport in a private air-conditioned 4×4; Toyota Prado Tx+ fuel
            • Pick up from and drop-off at your hotel or Riad in Marrakesh
            • Experienced & professional English speaking driver
            • Accommodation in air-conditioned rooms/suites with private bathroom
            • Dinner & breakfast are daily included
            • Free time to explore the sites , walks, photos, and tea/coffee breaks
            • The opportunity to ask the driver to stop when and where you wish
            • Local guide
            • Lunch
            • Drinks
            • Tips