Book your 5 days Tour Marrakech Merzouga Desert
Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate -Dades Valley
5 days Tour Marrakech Merzouga Desert will starts from Marrakech when we pick you up from your hotel and travel . So we depart Marrakech to Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou through Tizi Ntichka pass an elevation of 2260m (6,867 ft.).
Visit the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is a spectacular fortified village (Ksar) . Lunch will be in a traditional restaurant in Ait benhaddou .
Likewise, we continue to Ouarzazate, visit Kasbah Taourirte and the cinema studios of Atlas & CLA Studios where many movies were produced thus being called The Hollywood of Africa like lawrence of arabia , sahara …
In the afternoon, we drive to Boumalne Dades via the Valley of the Roses is known for the extensive harvest of roses, used in the production of perfume. More that, rose water and cosmetic products . Before we reach our small hotel located in Dades Valley. Your accommodations and dinner will in a hotel at Dades Valley
Day 2: Dades Gorges – Todgha Gorges – Jorf – Erfoud – Merzouga Camel Ride
Another journey starts, after an early breakfast you will leave your hotel to travel towards the Sahara Desert. Then we drive along the road of 1000 Kasbahs you will descover many Berber villages scattered along the way .
Then arrive to Todgha Gorges is a series of limestone river canyons in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco .
Tinejdad, we will have a Stop to visit a Berber village famous for its’ palms. After that Jorf Here you will stop to visit the old Canal of Irrigation .
Erfoud is a town in southern Morocco where you will have a stop to visit the workers of fossils and the Market of Dates. Finally , arrival at the edge of Erg Chebbi dunes From here we will go to Erg Chebbi where you will embark upon a camel and journey into the Sahara Desert.
In contrast, we will trek our way through the sand to a small Oasis in the middle of the dunes. Here is where you will be spending your evening, where the sky is clear and stars sparkle and shine with intensity.
Your accommodations this evening will be camping in a Nomad Berber Tent. Once settled in at camp, a campfire will be lit and our staff will play music with drums for the reason that to share our culture with you.
Afterwards you will be severed your dinner under the Saharan skies ‘blanket of stars’ at the campfire or in the restaurant tent at the camp.
Day 3: Khamlia – Camp in Erg Chebbi
After your breakfast you will tour the area of Erg Chebbi.
Khamila: Khamlia is a little village in the desert bythe biggest dunes in Erg Chebbi; all together there are 32 houses with about 150 people. In Khamlia are three small shops, a coffee house and a school. There is also electricity and water.You will visit a Berber residence and listen to the indigenousGnawa music, which had originated in West Africa.
After, you will visit some deserted mines and the Oasis of the Palm Trees. Rissani: You will visit the small oasis town of Rissani which les near the northwest edge of the Sahara. This picturesque city has gained popularity, not only as the Tafilalet capital, but also as a destination where visitors can still experience the true mystique of Morocco.
Rissani is well known for its market, or souk. You will visit the visit the famous Market of Rissani where you can find jewelry, souvenirs, gifts, spices, art and crafts.
While in Rissani your lunch will be a traditional Moroccan pizza called “Medfouna”. After you will comeback to the hotel in Merzouga and prepare for your journey to Erg Chebbi to take a camel ride back to the desert camp where you will enjoy a second night under the stars.
Day 4: Merzouga – Erfoud – Todgha Gorges – Ouarzazate
We cantinue our 5 days Tour Marrakech Merzouga Desert , In the morning, after having a sunrise breakfast we will break camp and ride our camels out of the desert and back to our original point of departure.
You will then travel back to the hotel so that you can shower, breakfast. Collect your luggage before starting on your way back towards Ouarzazate.
You will arrive to Ouarzazate in afternoon , Your accommodations and dinner will in a hotel at Ouarzazate.
Day 5: Ouarzazate – Atlas Mountains – Marrakech
After your morning breakfast you will travel to Marrakech by way of the Atlas Mountains. You will stop in Taddart to have lunch at a Berber village in a panoramic restaurant.
After you complete your lunch you will continue your travel to Marrakech. Once you arrive to Marrakech, You will be dropped off at your hotel and this will complete your 5 days Tour Marrakech Merzouga Desert and end our services.
Tour includes :
- 4×4 vehicle or Minibus (with A/C)
- An English speaking driver/guide
- Hotel overnight stays
- breakfast & dinner
- A camel ride
- 1 night in desert camp
Tour does not include:
- All what is not mentioned above