6 Days Marrakech to the Sahara tour
Marrakech to the Sahara (Merzouga Desert) provided and customized by Morocco Experience Trips.
The 1st : Marrakech – Ait Aourire-Tadart-Ourzazate-Dades Gorges
Our team will make sure to pick you up on time, whether you prefer from your hotel, Riad, airport or railway station. And then, our Marrakech Sahara tour begins with us driving aver the southeastern roads towards the marvelous atlas mountains, in which you could enjoy watching the altitude of the mountain pass “Tizi n Tishka” (which is about 2260 m).
On the way, you will be able to gaze at laborious farmers harvesting wheat, vegetables… While shepherds herd their beasts. For the first stop, it will be at the Pacha Glaoui Kasbah in Taliouet. After a while, we will stop again at the famous and signifying “Kasbah Ait Benhaddou “ a castle that was built a long time ago by Berbers. It serves now as a filming location for several Hollywood and international movies such as the Lawrence of Arabia, the mummy, Babel, and the prince of Persia! After exploring this beautiful monument, we will continue to the African Hollywood “Ouarzazat” and stay there for the night.
The 2nd day: Dades Gorges-Tingher-Tingdade-Erfoud-Merzouga
We’ll proceed through the track of Dakar Rally gaze at epiphytic plants Wadis (dry river beds ), oasis, and magical dunes of Ouzina. Along the road, there will be Berber villages and vast seas of dunes. Lunch is going to be a little quaint as it will be Pizza much different from the original, as it contains a lot of spices. After that meal, we’ll continue on our Marrakech Sahara tour towards Merzouga Desert. We’ll go to the hotel, pack our things and then ride the camels to take us over the high dunes to see the sunset. We’ll spend the night in a nomad traditional camp or tent and also have dinner in a one of a kind atmosphere.
The 3rd Day: Merzouga – khamlia-Mefis-Merdane-Noumads-Erg Chabbi:
We’ll wake you up if you’d like before dawn to watch the breathtaking sunrise and exercise your photography skills. Then, we return to the hotel, take showers, pack up, have breakfast, and drive over vast seas of sand in Merzouga Desert. Its dunes could reach to more than 250 meters. We’ll pass by an ancient route that uses to connect Paris-Dakar, you could easily, and see the Algerian borders from up there. We’ll stop by the Tissardmine oasis, and set on to meet nomad families, have a chit chat, learn from the secrets of life, and how to subset desert. We’ll also pay a visit to Khamlia village known for Gnawa music imported from South Africa. In the evening, we’ll be back in the hotel to enjoy our last moments of the desert.
The 4th Day: Merzourga – Rissani – Alnif- Draa Valley- Ourzazate:
After having breakfast, we’ll drive strictly towards Rissani village the then capital of the new ruling dynasty the Alaouine. And then, we’ll continue towards Erfoud which is by the way famous for specific Fossils if you’d like we could have a tour in its many factories, on the way there will be thousands of palm trees belonging to Tafilat. As evening comes, we’ll be found in the gorges of Roda and the Dades valley. As for the night, we’ll be in a hotel between the giant gorges.
The 5th Day: Ourzazate- Ait Ben Haddou-Agdale- Marrakech:
For today’s activities we’ll start by departing the valley and driving through the road of one thousand Kasbahs, the valley of Roses and last the palm grove of Skoura, which contains one of the most important and recognized Kasbahs. From there, we’ll be on the road towards Marrakech. We’ll drive you safe and bade you farewells until the latter.
The 6th Day: Marrakech-Marrakec
Marrakech is one of the most visited cities in Morocco and worldwide. It’s often called the Red City, so today’s gonna be dedicated only to getting to know this mysterious area. We’ll visit Jamaa el Fna square, take quick snaps with snakes and monkeys, listen to storytellers or watch dancers and musicians practicing their passion. The next stop will be at the Bahia Palace, then to Badii Palace, Saadian tombs, Koutoubia mosque. If you are interested you could visit the Majorelle Garden or local souks by evening we could attend the Fantasia at chez Ali and we will head towards our hotel or Riad as you chose.
Services included in the price:
- Tour in 4×4 vehicle or minibus with A/C; depending on your choice and the group size
- Hotel overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
- Camel ride, a camel per person (only in the desert tours)
- night in desert camp (only in the desert tours)
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