2020 Morocco top destination : Great South Morocco
15 January 2020
This year we decided to honor the trip to Great South Morocco. It’s not only because the golden sand dunes of the Sahara are there. Great Southern Morocco has several advantages and invites the traveler to an authentic, varied Morocco trip, with inimitable scents and flavors. How to get to South Morocco? What are the best places to visit? How long could be the trip for a good discovery? Which activities to practice? All tips and advice are on this topic. Enjoy it!
How to get to South Morocco?
Many travelers decide to arrive in Marrakech. Several flights serve the airport. It’s easy to get to Marrakech. If you get there, you can start your Great South Morocco tour by visiting the Atlas Mountains. From Marrakech, the Great South Morocco tour is usually done by 4X4 (or minibus if there is a group).
But you can also do the trip to Ouarzazate. From Ouarzazate, you can do a Morocco desert tour to Merzouga or a Morocco Sahara trip to M’hamid El Ghizlane. From Ouarzazate, you continue in 4X4.
The transport by taxi (shared or private) or by bus is also available. Rent a car could be also a good idea.
If you plan a stay in the Sahara, you can take a flight up to Errachidia (Merzouga, Erg Chebbi) or Zagora (M’hamid El Ghizlane and Erg Chegaga).
The best places to visits to Great South Morocco
In the Atlas mountains, you can enjoy an amazing trekking tour or visit the Asni Valley.
If you take the direction from Ouarzazate to Merzouga, then you will pass by the Valley of Roses. You will also discover the Dades Valley, the Dades Gorges and the Todra Gorges. Your Morocco trip will be different if you take the road from Ouarzazate to go to M’hamid desert: then you will visit the beautiful Draa Valley and its palm grove and Kasbahs! Discover the Kasbah of Telouet and the Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou! Great South Morocco is also the Saffron Valley, the Atlantic coast! Essaouira, Taroudant, …
And, of course, the Sahara! The desert is a great place to have some holidays in Morocco. Camel ride, overnight in the Sahara, camel trek, yoga, meditation, a luxury desert camp stay, sandboarding, quad!
Many ways to discover Great South Morocco! Trekking tours, cycle’s trips, 4×4 excursions tours
The Morocco Great South offers good itineraries for cycling tours. The cycling trips are combining physical activity with discovering like the trekking tours. This type of excursion is very appreciated by travelers who want to explore Morocco in an original and sporty way. The cycling activity is alternate by moments of relaxing in a hospitality atmosphere. Accommodations are charming riads.
The trekking tours are also an excellent way to discover and enjoy the unique natural setting in Great South Morocco. There are also so many places to visit! Mountains, Valleys, Gorges, Oasis, desert…
Some will prefer the Valley of Roses for this authentic trekking experience in Morocco. Other travelers will opt for a camel trekking Morocco in the majestic and beautiful Sahara! The Morocco desert offers an original experience : 3 days to 15 days Sahara camel trekking tours, a real adventure, meeting with the Sahrawi nomads, overnight under the stars or in a Morocco desert camp.
How many days to plan for the Great South Morocco tour?
It depends on how much time would you spend on your Morocco holidays! You can opt for a 3-day Morocco desert tour or for a 5-day Great South Morocco trip. If you want to have a very good immersion, then start an 8-day Morocco trip.