Geo Morocco Tour

fossils and minerals collecting

Geo Morocco Tour fossils and minerals collecting 10 Days / 9 Nights

Route Details:

On this tour you will visit the most amazing part of the desert of Morocco and you will be able to contemplate some of the most impressive and different landscapes of the country. In a comfortable Toyota 4×4 we will cross roads, dirt tracks, valleys, ports, gorges, dunes and villages with history.

Itinerary

Day 1

Marrakech - Sidi rahal - High Atlas - Ait ben Haddou - Ouarzazate

After beakfast at your hotel, Leave Marrakech to Sidi Rahal mine rich in quartz chalcedonies, amethyst, agate, picnic with the miner afternoon cross the high atlas to  in Ouarzazate evening hotel.

Day 2

Ouarzazate - Agdez - Draa Valley - Beni zoli - Alnif

Departure from Ouarzazate after breakfast towards Draa valley nice landscapes stop at Beni Zoli Ordovician site rich in big parts of huge trilobites. Picnic on the site afternoon drive further to Serradrar visit Silurian site collect black Orthoceras evening in a small hotel in Alnif.

Day 3

Exploring Alnif area

After beakfast, departure from Alnif to visit the Cambrian site famous by it s huge yellowish trilobites, Picnic in the Oasis afternoon visit Ordovician site jbel Tiskaouine riche in calymenes and flexycalymenes. Evening back in the same hotel.

Day 4

Alnif - Atchana - Mharch

Departure to discover Isoumour famous trilobites post paradise. Where all species of Devonian trilobites lived together. Collect rolled phacops. Picnic on the site and head to Atchana site also Devonian but in flat not a mountain after we will collect red ammonites in Lakrabis evening at Mharch inn nice Oasis in the desert.

Day 5

Oasis Mharch - Merzouga

After breakfast in the hotel, departure to Mecessi to visit Lalla Mimouna site collect some Devonian trilobites then jbel Mdawar to collect Devonian goniatites. Picnic there and head to Merzouga Erg chebbi magic sand dunes. Evening in a small nice hotel in Merzouga.

Day 6

Merzouga - Taous - Merzouga

Departure south towards Taouz visit the famous Kemkem site rich in fish crocodiles and spinosaurus bones and teeth. Then collect echinoderms in Boutariyt site. Picnic in the old mine of filon 12 famous by it s vanadinites quartz and goethite. Then visit Mifis old laid mine and back to the hotel in Merzouga.

Day 7

Exploring Merzouga area

After breakfast, departure north Merzouga. Collect black Devonian pyritised goniatites at Azourz site. Then trilobites at Tisket site. Visit an active Barythe mine, Picnic in the sacred Oasis. Afternoon collect sand roses made of gypsum and sand also bites of bones vertebras evening back to the hotel in Merzouga.

Day 8

Merzouga - Todra gorges - Dades gorges - Ouarzazate

On this day we well driving way back Erfoud to Ouarzazate. Stop at Todgha gorges and have lunch at Dades gorges then valley of roses and evening at Ouarzazate hotel.

Day 9

Ouarzazate - High atlas - Marrakech

After beakfast drive back to Marrakech by high Atlas and having lunch. Then you will have a half day guided tour to discover the multiple facets of  Marrakech with a stroll in the labyrinth of  the narrow streets of  the Medina amongst  its famous Souks and a visit to the most beautiful  palaces  and monuments of  Marrakech.

Day 10

Marrakech - Menara Airport

We will spend the morning at leisure for shopping or relaxing in Marrakech before leaving mid afternoon to Menara airport of Marrakech(or if you have a departing flight or want to spend time in Souks we can leave Marrakech at your convenience). End of the trip… 

Tour Included:

  • Pick up and drop off in Marrakech airport
  • 10 days private and exclusive services of a Land Cruiser 4×4 with AC
  • 10 days services of an English guide speaking and driver
  • 9 nights en-suite accommodation
  • 9 dinners and breakfasts
  • Picnic lunches

Not included:

  • Drinks
  • Flights Tickets
  • Entrance/Activity Fees  and tips

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