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7 Days Morocco Atlas and desert Birding Tour

Atlas mountains birding tour,1 week Sahara desert Birding Tour from Marrakech

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Program for 7 Days Morocco Atlas and Sahara Birding Tour from Marrakech:

Day 1 : Marrakech - High Atlas Mountains - Oukaimeden

Today we meet you at your hotel, or we pick up you from local Marrakech airport the day before the tours starts. (Accommodation day before the birding tour starts on request - please contact us). Our bird-watching tour in Morocco starts driving to Oukaimeden where we should find a good mix of resident species such as Little Owl, Sardinian Warbler, Spotless Starling, Moroccan Magpie, Moussier's Redstart and House Bunting , Blue Rock Thrush and the endemic Levaillant's Green Woodpecker. In Oukaimeden, we will see the handsome Crimson-winged Finch, Rock Sparrow, Alpine Accentor, Alpine Chough, Black Wheatear and Atlas Horned Lark. We spend the night in local hotel with dinner.

Day 2 : Atlas Mountains - Ouarzazate - Boumalne Dades

Today we return to Marrakech then we drive via the Tizi-n-Tichka pass for yet another Tristram’s Warbler. We may see some raptors such as Long-legged Buzzard and Bonelli's Eagle both possible. We will stop at Amerzgane to see the rare Maghreb Wheatear. We continue to Skoura and we will have dinner and accommodation in Boumalne Dades.

Day 3 : Boumalne Dades - Tagdilt Track

Today we head to the Tagdilt Track as one of the top areas for birding in the Morocco. We will spot the Red-rumped Wheatear, Hoopoe Lark, Temminck's Lark, Short-toed Lark, Thekla Lark, Trumpeter Finch, Cream-coloured Courser and Thick-billed Lark. We will visit a rocky canyon with Maghreb Wheatear, Desert Lark and Pharaoh Eagle Owl where the people live in caves. We will have dinner and accommodation in Boumalne Dades local riad.

Day 4 : Dades - Todra Gorge - Goulmima - Merzouga

Today we visit a Todra gorge for Tristram's Warbler, Black Wheatear, Blue Rock-thrush, Rock Dove, Crag Martin and Bonelli's Eagle. On the way to Merzouga desert we will see Scrub Warblers,  Thick-billed Lark and Trumpeter Finch. Dinner and accommodation in local desert hotel in Merzouga.

Day 5 : Merzouga - Erg Chebbi Dunes - Rissani

Today our 7 Days Morocco Atlas mountains birding tour continues and we will explore the sandy dunes of Erg Chebbi where we watch Brown-necked Raven, Hoopoe Lark, Desert Sparrow, African Desert Warbler, Desert Lark, Bar-tailed Lark, Spotted Sandgrouse, Crowned Sandgrouse, Barbary and Lanner Falcon, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater, Saharan Olivaceous Warbler. Possible to visit seasonal lake near Merzouga village (depends on the season) with ducks, waders and Egyptian Nightjar . Enjoy dinner and comfortable accommodation in Merzouga.

Day 6 : Merzouga - Tazzarine - Draa Valley - Anti Atlas Mountains - Ouarzazate

Today we transfer you through desert and the Anti-Atlas Mountains, heading to Tazzarine with a series of rocky hills, cliffs and deep gorges.We may spot White-crowned Wheatear and Southern Grey Shrike. We’ll stop at the Barrage at Mansour Eddahbi where we see Marbled Duck, Ruddy Shelduck, Black winged Stilts and Maghreb Lark, Cormorants and Herons and a selection of waders. We will have dinner and accommodation in local hotel in Ouarzazate city.

Day 7 : Ouarzazate - High Atlas Mountains - Marrakech

Today on the last day of our 1 week Sahara desert Birding Tour we travel back to Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains. We cross Tizi `n' Tichka Pass at 2260 m , we will do some birding stops in the road before we drop you off at your Marrakech hotel.

Thank you for exploring our country with Birding Tours Morocco as we offer adventure trips and tours for your bird watching holiday in North Africa with amazing experience. If you require to modify this suggested circuit, contact us in directly.

What is included:

Comfortable transport , Hotel accommodation with HB, professional guiding service ,


Please contact us for reservation for Marrakech bird watching tour. If you have a specific date - let us know your arrival and departure date.

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We offer comfortable hotels for your birding Morocco tours with typical Moroccan breakfasts , and traditional dinner meals.

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The price depends on number of people travelling with you.

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We offer multiple trip dates throughout the year, flexible group sizes, tour itineraries to suit all ages, services of a local, friendly, professional guide.

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Morocco has the richest avifauna in North Africa. During your exciting Morocco birding tour, which is the most comprehensive Moroccan birding itinerary available, we are able to customize your travel.

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Our Birding tour prices include surface transportation, all tour accommodations, H.B. meals and entrance fees.

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