9 Days Tour Of Marrakech - Great South Tour

This Great South Tour is the Best 9 Days Tour Of Marrakech, it will take you on a fantastic journey through the Southern lands of Morocco. You will experience an authentic trip by exploring Kasbahs (Ait Benhaddou, Telouat, Amridil, Taourirt, Tamnaugalt), out of reach cities and Berber Villages that embody off-roading trails solely accessible by 4×4. you’ll visit cave dwellers and meet nomads of Desert. you’ll visit several lovely valleys together with Roses, One thousand Casbahs, Daraa (date palms grove), Ziz oases and conjointly the Gorges like Dades and Todra. Along these, you will discover the Magical Sahara Desert with its breathtaking landscapes of Erg Chebbi dunes where you will experience an overnight camel ride to a traditional tented camp in the middle of nowhere.

Trip Information

  • Destination: From Marrakech via Merzouga ( Erg Chebbi Dunes) and Zagora
  • Duration: 9 Days/8 Nights
  • Starting time: 8:00/9:00 AM
  • Ending time: 18:00/19:00 Pm
  • Category: Private or Shared tour.
  • Accommodation: Standard or luxury hotels and desert camp depending on your choice.
  • Languages: English speaking driver or depending on your language availability.
  • Payment: Direct payment to the driver in Cash by any currency

Highlights Of The Trip

  • The High Atlas Mountains
  • Ksar Ait Ben Haddou
  • Ouarzazate (Film Studios)
  • Skoura oasis
  • Rose and Dades valley
  • Todra Valley & gorge
  • Erg Chebbi dunes ( Merzouga)
  • Daraa valley
  • Zagora
  • Tamnaugalt Kasbah
  • Taleouat

Tour Prices Options

Option 1: Price range per person based on Standard accommodation
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Option 2: Price range per person based on Mid-range accommodation
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The Tour Price Includes

  • Private A/C Vans or 4×4 vehicles
  • Fuel
  • English speaking driver or a driver+a personal guide who speaks English.
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Typical hotels, Kasbahs, Riads
  • Camel ride
  • Camel man (guide of the camel caravan)
  • Overnight in a traditional nomad tent
  • All breakfasts
  • All Dinners in the desert line:  Midelt,  Ifrane, Azrou, Desert, Zagora, Dades, Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou, and all the regions. (Vegetarian meal option available)
  • Enough time to explore the sites: Kasbahs, Walks, Canyons, stops for photos and toilet.


The Tour Price Excludes
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Dinners in: Marrakech, Fes,  Agadir, Essaouira,  Meknes, Casablanca, Rabat, Chefchaouen, Tanger.. and all cities outside the desert line are NOT included.
  • Entrance fees to all sites and monuments
  • Tipping Driver & Guides
  • Accommodations in the pickup and drop off cities, unless you want us to book them.


How To Spend 9 Days Tour In Morocco From Marrakech

The itinerary of 9 days Morocco tour takes you across the Great South & Kasbahs Road from Marrakech to Merzouga via Zagora province. Discover the authenticity of Morocco in just 9 Days tours. Note that this trip is highly recommended in the springtime.

Upon arrival at Menara Airport in Marrakesh, we will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel or Riad where you can relax and will spend the night.

Today after breakfast, we pick you up from your hotel in Marrakech and depart to the southeast of Morocco over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude), having a stop for lunch in a local restaurant in Ouarzazate. In the afternoon we will drive to Skoura and stop near the Kasbah of Amridil for a photo or a visit then continue to the city of roses for a panoramic view of the valley of roses. After that, you will pass by the center of Kalaa M’gouna to reach the hotel for a night. Dinner and overnight at the Kasbah hotel.

This morning after breakfast in the hotel, Leaving Kalaa Mgouna towards Todra Gorges. The journey continues through the Valley of Roses then crosses the off-road with the possibility to visit the nomad family living in caves. You will visit the Dades gorges and see the rock formations. After that heading to Boulmane du Dades and have a break for lunch. In the afternoon we continue to Tineghir then to Todra Gorges to enjoy its marvelous views of Canyons. Dinner and overnight in Kasbah hotel.

This morning, you will walk around the Palm Plantations and enjoy the panoramic views of Todra River. Later on, we drive toward Tinjedad for a lunch meal at a local restaurant. Later you will pass by several villages such us Touroug (Berber village) and El-Jarf before reaching Erfoud. You will visit a local fossil craft workshop. After that you will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these dunes are called also Merzouga Dunes. Arrive at the hotel and get ready for a camel trek for an hour and a half to enjoy the sunset. While on the back of your dromedary, you will continue to the camp or an overnight in a traditional nomad tent. Dinner and spend the night in a bivouac in the middle of the dunes.

Wake up early morning to enjoy the sunrise on the top of the dune in the Sahara Desert then have your breakfast. After these beautiful moments, you will ride your camel back to the hotel where you can shower. Later on, we will drive to Zagora via Rissani, Alnif, and N’kob. you will have time to investigate the souk of Rissani then drive to Alnif, home of the trilobite.  Later, we continue to N’kob for lunch. After lunch, we will drive along the Draa valley to reach Zagora. Dinner and Overnight in a Hotel.

This morning we will visit the Tamegroute village: you will visit the ancient library and a factory of pottery. Later on, we will drive to Ouarzazate passing back by Zagora while enjoying the larget valley of palm trees in Morocco. we will take a trail to reach the Kasbah of Tamnaugalt situated on the palm groves of Daraa Valley for a visit. We will have a stop also Chez Yaakoub for lunch. Later on, we will cross the Ait Saoun Mountains to reach Ouarzazate while enjoying the formations of rocks. Dinner and overnight in a Riad or Hotel.

Today after breakfast in the hotel. You will have time to visit the Kasbah of Taourirt then another photo stop near the atlas film studios. After that, you will visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou and stop for lunch in a local restaurant in the village. In the afternoon we will drive to the Kasbah of Telouet and stop for a visit then we continue to the red city of Marrakech over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). Arrival to Marrakech then we take you to the hotel or Riad. Dinner and Overnight.

Today after breakfast in the hotel, you will start to visit the most interesting monuments and attractions of the red city of Marrakech with a local guide who will provide you with more details. Enjoy an optional lunch in a restaurant then investigate the local markets. You will be returned to your hotel to relax in. Enjoy your evening in the square of Jamaa Al Fna. The dinner will be optional this night.  Overnight in a riad or hotel.

Today we will transfer you to Marrakech Airport for your flight back home.


We have a selection of accommodations, and to give more options to our dear clients, we have arranged the accommodations in two categories: The standard accommodation and Mid-range accommodation (such as Luxury desert camp), Note that you can mix nights between standard and mid-range accommodations and for this option let us know which night. Please, check out our Accommodation ( Open link in a new tab) page and let us know your preference.

Note: We book the accommodations depending on availability. Also, in high season, we may book you on similar hotels that are not listed.


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