10 days fossils and minerals collecting tour from Marrakech
All depends on your arrival time, if late transfert to the hotel if early we start our program, subject to discussion.
1st day: Leave Marrakech to Sidi Rahal mine rich in quartz chalcedonies, amethyst, agate, picnic with the miner afternoon cross the high atlas to end in Ouarzazate evening hotel 3 stars
2nd day: 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.
3rd day: 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.
4th day: 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.
5th day: 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.
6th day: 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.
7th day: 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.
8th day: The way back Erfoud to Ouarzazate.
Stop at Todgha gorges and have food at Dades gorges evening at Ouarzazate hotel 3 stars.
9th day: drive back to Marrakech. After lunch half day off in the Souk.Day
10th day: Transfer to the airport. Depending on your departure time.
*Some change are to be expected depending on your arrival time