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Oases & Kasbahs

Private Travel | General interest 8 Days & 7 Nights Lead-in price: £1695 Current prices from: £1695
Discover the remote oases and kasbahs of southern Morocco, take an optional 4x4 excursion into the desert to watch the sunset and finish amid the colourful streets of Marrakech.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Enjoy an optional 4x4 excursion to Merzouga to watch the sunset
  • Visit Todgha canyon
  • Afternoon trip to the souks and Djemaa el Fna square

Agadir

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2068 2068 2170 2170 2373 2373 2679 2679 2679 2577 2272 2068
Min temp (C)(F) 846 948 1152 1254 1457 1661 1864 1864 1763 1559 1254 948
Sunshine hours 7 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 7 7
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 412 361 281 261 50 20 0 0 40 211 482 522
Rainy Days 5 5 5 4 2 2 1 1 2 4 5 5
Humidity M M H VH VH E E E VH H M M
UV 4/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 11/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1661 1763 1763 1763 1864 1966 2068 2068 2068 1966 1864

Atlas Mountains

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 643 745 1050 1254 1661 2170 2679 2679 2170 1559 1050 643
Min temp (C)(F) -523 -425 -228 32 439 745 1152 1152 846 439 32 -425
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 8 9 10 10 9 8 8 7 7
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 793 773 693 663 502 271 201 211 361 622 914 924
Rainy Days 6 6 6 7 6 4 4 5 6 6 6 5
Humidity M M VH VH E E E E VH H M M
UV 4/M 5/M 8/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1763 1864 1966 2170 2272 2373 2373 2272 2068 1966

Casablanca

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1864 1966 2068 2272 2475 2781 2781 2781 2475 2170 1864
Min temp (C)(F) 846 948 948 1152 1355 1661 1966 1966 1864 1559 1152 948
Sunshine hours 6 7 8 9 10 10 10 10 9 8 6 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 622 592 502 402 181 50 0 0 40 311 693 793
Rainy Days 9 9 9 8 5 2 0 0 2 6 9 10
Humidity N N N N N L L M L L N N
UV 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 10/VH 10/VH 8/VH 5/M 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1763 1864 1966 2170 2272 2373 2373 2272 2068 1864

Erfoud

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 948 1253 1457 1864 2271 2780 3187 3187 2678 1966 1457 1050
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 10 20 20 30 30 10 10 10 20 20 20 20
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Essaouira

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1864 1966 1966 2068 2170 2272 2373 2373 2272 2068 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 1050 1152 1254 1355 1457 1661 1763 1763 1763 1661 1457 1152
Sunshine hours 7 7 8 9 9 10 10 9 8 8 7 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 452 381 351 291 90 20 0 10 40 241 522 552
Rainy Days 7 7 7 6 3 1 0 0 1 4 7 7
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1763 1763 1864 1966 2170 2170 2170 2068 1966 1864

Fez

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1661 1763 1966 2068 2475 2882 3391 3391 3086 2577 2068 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 541 643 745 948 1254 1559 1864 1864 1661 1355 948 643
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 8 9 10 11 10 9 7 6 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 653 753 703 683 402 161 20 30 131 452 713 713
Rainy Days 9 10 9 10 7 3 1 1 3 7 9 9
Humidity N N N N L H VH VH H L N N
UV 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Marrakech

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 2068 2272 2475 2781 3188 3697 3697 3290 2781 2272 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 643 846 948 1152 1457 1661 2068 2068 1864 1559 1050 643
Sunshine hours 7 7 8 9 9 10 11 10 9 8 7 7
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 321 351 311 291 141 40 10 20 60 221 381 351
Rainy Days 6 6 6 6 4 1 1 1 2 4 6 6
Humidity N N N N M H VH VH H L N N
UV 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 11/E 10/VH 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Ouarzazate

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1661 1966 2272 2577 2984 3493 38100 3799 3290 2679 2068 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 236 439 745 1050 1457 1763 2170 2170 1763 1254 745 236
Sunshine hours 8 9 9 10 10 11 10 10 9 9 8 8
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 181 151 151 120 90 30 20 70 131 201 231 181
Rainy Days 3 3 2 2 3 1 2 3 5 3 4 3
Humidity N N N L M H VH VH H L N N
UV 4/M 5/M 8/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Rabat

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1763 1864 1966 2068 2272 2475 2781 2882 2781 2475 2170 1864
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 948 1152 1355 1661 1864 1864 1763 1457 1152 846
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 9 9 10 10 10 9 8 6 6
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 823 753 612 592 261 70 0 10 70 452 994 1044
Rainy Days 10 10 9 9 6 2 0 1 2 7 10 11
Humidity M M H H VH VH VH VH VH M M L
UV 3/M 4/M 6/H 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 8/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1661 1661 1763 1966 2068 2272 2272 2272 2170 1966 1864

Skoura

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1763 1966 2272 2679 3086 3595 39102 38100 3391 2679 2170 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 32 236 541 846 1152 1559 1864 1966 1559 1152 643 134
Sunshine hours 8 8 9 10 10 11 10 10 9 9 8 8
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 171 131 191 141 110 30 20 50 131 261 281 201
Rainy Days 5 5 6 6 6 4 4 5 7 6 4 5
Humidity M M VH VH E E E E VH H M M
UV 4/M 5/M 8/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 4/M 3/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Taroudant

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2068 2170 2373 2373 2577 2781 3086 3086 2984 2679 2373 2068
Min temp (C)(F) 846 948 1152 1254 1559 1763 2068 2068 1864 1559 1254 846
Sunshine hours 7 8 8 9 10 10 9 9 8 8 7 7
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 311 281 221 201 50 10 0 10 40 191 381 381
Rainy Days 5 5 5 4 2 1 0 1 2 4 5 5
Humidity M M H VH VH E E E VH H M M
UV 4/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Zagora

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2068 2272 2679 3188 3595 41106 45113 43109 3799 3188 2577 2068
Min temp (C)(F) 439 643 1050 1355 1763 2170 2577 2577 2068 1559 1152 541
Sunshine hours 8 9 10 10 11 11 10 10 9 9 8 8
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 40 30 50 10 20 10 10 30 60 131 151 70
Rainy Days 3 3 3 2 2 1 0 2 3 3 3 3
Humidity M M VH VH E E E E VH H M M
UV 4/M 5/M 8/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Marrakech

Transfer to the Palm Plaza for 1 night. (D)

Day 2: Ouarzazate

Drive to Ouarzazate. Afternoon visit to the kasbah of Taourirt. Stay at the Berbere Palace for 1 night. (B, D)

Day 3: Zagora

Drive to Zagora via the oases and kasbahs of the Draa valley. Overnight at Riad Lamane. (B, D)

Day 4: Zagora • Erfoud

Morning city tour of Zagora then drive to Erfoud. Enjoy an optional 4×4 excursion to Merzouga to watch the sunset. Stay at the Palais du Desert for 1 night. (B, D)

Day 5: Todgha canyon • Ouarzazate

This morning, visit Todgha canyon. Continue via the oases of Boumalne and El Kelaa Mgouna to Ouarzazate. Overnight at the Berbere Palace. (B, D)

Day 6: Marrakech

Continue to Marrakech, stopping at Ait Benhaddou village en route. Stay 2 nights at Palm Plaza. (B, D)

Day 7: Marrakech

Tour of Marrakech. Afternoon trip to the souks and to the lively Djemaa el Fna square. Optional dinner show. (B, L)

Day 8: Fly home

Transfer to Marrakech airport and fly home. (B)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel:

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • Riad Lamane
    Riad Lamane

    Located just outside Zagora in the village of Amerzou, Riad Lamane is a traditionally built property using local materials from the wadi and is surrounded by palm and pomegranate trees. The restaurants serve Moroccan specialities that can be enjoyed in the tented dining room in the garden, in a traditional dining room with fireplace or on the terrace. Features: 19 rooms & suites, 3 restaurants, swimming pool. Room amenities: Air conditioning, minibar, hairdryer (on request).

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  • Palm Plaza
    Palm Plaza

    The Palm Plaza is situated opposite the gardens of Adgal in Marrakech with views of the High Atlas mountains. The city centre is just a 15-minute walk from the hotel and the bustling Djemaa el Fna square a 10-minute drive. Features: 232 rooms and suites, 4 restaurants, pool bar, piano bar, swimming pool, children's pool, sauna, hammam, gym, tennis courts, car parking. Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, minibar, safe, hairdryer, Wi-Fi.

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  • Palais du Desert & Spa
    Palais du Desert & Spa

    Located in the oasis of Erfoud in southern Morocco, the Palais du Desert & Spa is a luxurious property located in the suburbs of the town, close to the palm grove and Zerktouni mosque. The hotel was built in 2014 and is renowned for its Moroccan architecture. The two restaurants serve a variety of local and international dishes while the lounge bar is an ideal location for after-dinner drinks. Features: 44 rooms, 2 restaurants, spa & wellness centre, outdoor swimming pool. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, minibar, tea & coffee facilities, safe, hairdryer.

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  • Le Berbere Palace
    Le Berbere Palace

    Located in one of Morocco's most historic cities and within easy reach of the stunning desert and mountain scenery of the Anti Atlas mountains, Le Berbere Palace is an oasis in 11 hectares of delightful gardens. Constructed in a Kasbah style, the rooms and suites are decorated in traditional Berber design with a private terrace or patio. The restaurants serve French, Italian, Asian and traditional Moroccan cuisine and breakfast is served on the patio. Features: 241 rooms & suites, restaurant, gardens, outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness centre, sauna, hammam, jacuzzi. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, minibar, hairdryer, safe, Wi-Fi.

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Dates & prices

OAA2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £1695 per person

High season from £1895 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

  • Marrakech

    One of Morocco’s four Imperial Cities, Marrakech was founded in the 11th century at the...

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  • Ouarzazate

    Ouarzazate lies in a valley at the foot of the Atlas Mountains. It is popular with...

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  • Zagora

    Zagora, located in the south of the country, claims to be "the...

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  • Erfoud

    Erfoud, a huge oasis, is situated in the very centre of the Tafilalet, cradle of the Alaouite dynasty.

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  • Ouarzazate

    Ouarzazate lies in a valley at the foot of the Atlas Mountains. It is popular with...

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  • Marrakech

    One of Morocco’s four Imperial Cities, Marrakech was founded in the 11th century at the...

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