ALL THE SAND PACKAGE - From 9 days, 8 Nights - MARRAKECH, SAHARA DESERT, ESSAOUIRA - BUILD YOUR OWN ADVENTURE...

ALL THE SAND PACKAGE - From 9 days, 8 Nights - MARRAKECH, SAHARA DESERT, ESSAOUIRA - BUILD YOUR OWN ADVENTURE...

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From a medina built out of red earth; the vast expanses of golden Sahara Desert dunes, to the windswept beaches of the Atlantic ocean in Essaouira - ALL THE SANDS will take you to the places where you can play in all kinds of sand!

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

- Stay in the ancient Marrakech medina and explore the winding markets and alleyways of our unique city

3* SINGLE/DOUBLE and 4* SINGLE ACCOMMODATION - Standard Shared Room Merzouga Trip of 3 days, 2 nights

4* DOUBLE ACCOMMODATION - Private Sahara Desert Accommodation 3 days, 2 nights

- Visit the giant Saharan Gorges of Todra and Dades

- Sleep under the stars and towering sand-dunes of Merzouga in the Sahara Desert in a traditional Berber camp

- Create your own beach adventure in Essaouira with a variety of watersports to add-on

PRICES ARE PER PERSON AND INCLUDE:

- 4 nights accommodation in Marrakech

- 1 night accommodation in Dades Gorges, and 1 night in Erg Chebbi at the Berber camp.

- 2 nights' accommodation in Essaouira

- Breakfast every day in every location

- All transfers within the trip - minibus transport to the Sahara Desert, public transport to Essaouira

- SAHARA DESERT - Breakfast and dinner, 2 camel rides at sunrise and sunset in the dunes of Erg Chebbi, Merzouga.

ESSAOUIRA - All the watersports options are additional to the basic price. 

 

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FULL ITINERARY - This is a flexible itinerary where you can add nights and activities in the different destinations that this adventure includes. If the itinerary you would like does not feature here, just send us a message and we will prepare your trip exactly as you would like!

OVERVIEW: - Arrival in Marrakech. You will have a full free day (optional day trips available!) before departing for the 3 day, 2 night trip to the Sahara Desert. You will return to Marrakech for another night and then head out to the beach in Essaouira (approximately 2 and a half hours away). There will be the choice to take a variety of add-on watersports whilst you are there. Of course, you can also add on extra nights in Essaouira if you like. Returning to Marrakech for your final night, check-out will be the following morning after breakfast!.

DAY 1 - Arrival in Marrakech

You will arrive for the start of your 'ALL THE SANDS' adventure at your chosen accommodation in Marrakech. Enjoy the day at your leisure.

DAY 2 - FREE DAY IN MARRAKECH with OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE - Moroccan Cooking Class, Cooking and Quad Biking, Ourika Valley, Cascades D'Ouzoud

Start slow and get to the know the medina at your own pace. Visit Place D'Jeema el Fna and the crazy theatre that awaits you there and do some hard bargaining in the markets. 

Or... perhaps you would like to take a Cooking Class followed by quad-biking in the Palmaerie. Place D'Jeema el Fna comes alive at night. You could definitely fit it all in! Click for itineraries of our add-on activities below:

 HALF DAY - MOROCCAN COOKING CLASS ONLY

HALF DAY - MOROCCAN COOKING CLASS ONLY

 FULL DAY - COOKING CLASS AND QUAD BIKING!

FULL DAY - COOKING CLASS AND QUAD BIKING!

 FULL DAY: CASCADES D'OUZOUD

FULL DAY: CASCADES D'OUZOUD

 FULL DAY: OURIKA VALLEY

FULL DAY: OURIKA VALLEY

DAY 3 - DEPARTURE TO THE SAHARA DESERT - MARRAKECH - OUARZAZATE - AIT BENHADDOU - DADES GORGES

Departing early from Marrakech you will descend South and right through the length of the Atlas Mountains at a height of 2260m on the winding Tishka Pass. The views are breathtaking - not only in terms of the physical natural beauty, but you will also see the Berber villages of the Atlas, and the traditional houses and daily lives of the Berber people.

Your first stop is the ancient Kasbah Ait Benhaddou bridging the mountains with the Sahara, before moving on to Ouarzazate - the gateway to the Sahara - where you will stop for lunch. From here, you will make your way to your first night's stop in Dades Gorges where you can relax in the tranquility of the nature that surrounds you.

DAY 4 - DADES GORGES, TODRA GORGES, MERZOUGA CAMP

Onwards to another Gorge - this time the mighty Todra - where you will spend some time, before heading down to the Sahara that you may only have seen in films. Erg Chebbi are the giant sand dunes that surround the town of Merzouga - a Berber town where you will spend your second night. You will take the traditional method of transport - camel - to the Berber camp in time for sunset, and enjoy an evening of Berber hospitality under the stars of the Sahara.

DAY 5 - MERZOUGA - MARRAKECH

After breakfast you will take another camel trek for sunrise before making your journey up North and once again through the Atlas mountains -  arriving in the bright lights of Marrakech in the evening.

DAY 6 - MARRAKECH - ESSAOUIRA

Make your way to the bus station to depart for Essaouira on the Atlantic Coast. Spend the day exploring and relaxing in this beautiful seaside resort. 

DAY 7 - ESSAOUIRA

- There are so many options here. You may wish to spend the whole day surfing on wild, off the beaten track coastline; there are also morning yoga sessions, quad biking, horseriding, windsurfing and kitesurfing. Just take your pick!

DAY 8 - ESSAOUIRA - MARRAKECH

- Depending upon what time you would like to come back to Marrakech, you could choose another activity and arrive back to the city in the evening, or take a morning bus and have the rest of the day enjoying the bustle of the medina.

DAY 9 - MARRAKECH - CHECK-OUT

Enjoy breakfast and check out of your accommodation. Happy future travels!

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WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE? - Dormitory style accommodation throughout the duration of your adventure in Marrakech, Sahara Desert and Essaouira, transport in minibus to the desert and return bus transfer to and from Essaouira, daily breakfast. In the Sahara Desert there are 2 camel rides at sunset and sunrise and dinner is also included.

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED? - There are many optional add-ons for this package giving you the flexibility to d as much or as little as possible! On your free day in Marrakech, you can add a day trip or Marrakech activity, and in Essaouira you can select your own programme of watersports or activities. The price will automatically change according to your selections in the drop down list. 

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF THE COMBINATION OF ACTIVITIES I WOULD LIKE TO TAKE DOES NOT FEATURE IN THE SELECTION? Just write to us via the contact page and we will create a bespoke programme for you!

IS THERE A VEGETARIAN OPTION IN THE SAHARA DESERT? -  Yes, of course - just let us know when booking in the 'additional information' box