Tour 5 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert

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Tour 5 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert

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Tour 5 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert will allow you to visit the Middle Atlas Mountains and ride camels in the Merzouga Sahara Desert. You will also get the opportunity to visit the most spectacular valleys of Ziz, Todra, and Dades, as well as the Todra and Dades Gorges. Also, you will have a chance to see the most impressive valleys of Ziz, Todra, and Dades as well as Gorges of Todra and Dades. Moreover, you will visit the biggest cinema studios in Ouarzazate, then visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Finally, enjoy the special Berber villages in the heart of the high atlas mountains.

Morocco Sahara Desert trip

Kasbah of Taourirt

History and Architecture: The Kasbah of Taourirt is a fortified palace that dates back to the 19th century. It was once the residence of the Glaoui family, who were influential rulers in the region. The kasbah showcases traditional Moroccan architecture with its clay walls, high defensive towers, and intricate designs.

Merzouga dunes camel trekking:

Camel trekking: Once you’re introduced to your camel, you’ll mount it and begin your journey into the vast Erg Chebbi dunes. Camels are well-adapted to desert travel and provide a unique and traditional mode of transportation.

Tour 5 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert

What is included in the tour price :

    • Private Transportation with A/C ( 4×4 or Minibus )
    • Driver / Fuel
    • Hotels(Dinner & Breakfast)
    • Free time to explore the Oasis with a local Guid, Breaks for photos,..Etc
    • Camel trekking in desert
    • Night in Nomad Tents in desert
    • flexible stops

Key Details of 5 days Trip :

    • Duration – 5 Days and 4  Nights.
    • Skip the Line
    • Instant Confirmation
    • Live Guide – (Optional)
    • Pick-up service – Pick-up from anywhere in Marrakech
    • private Morocco tours service

What You’ll Do in 5 days trip :

    • Enjoy the Road to the Desert (THOUSAND KASBAHS  ROAD).
    • Camel trekking.
    • nights in Luxury desert Camp.
    • Merzouga  Sightseeing.
    • visit of Ait Benhaddou
    • Let an experienced tour guide explain the glorious past of these cities.
    • Luxury Transportation in your whole tour.
5 Days / 4 Nights
6+ Age
  • Departure
    Tour From Marrakech
  • Departure Time
    Please arrive by 08:00 AM for a prompt departure at 08:30 AM.
  • Return Time
    Approximately 18:30 PM.
  • Included
    Tour 5 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
Meeting with your driver at 8:00 a.m. at your riad / hotel in Marrakech, departure from Marrakech for the Dades Valley through the Tizi-N-Tichka pass (2260 meters) in the High Atlas Mountains. Along the trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate, you may enjoy the picturesque route, stunning landscapes of various colors, and Berber settlements. You will have free time here to see the historic Kasbah of Ouarzazate "Kasbah of Taourirt" and have lunch before continuing south to the Dadès Valley, passing through the valley of the roses and the beautiful oasis of the Skoura palm forest. In the Dades Valley, it is both day and night.
After breakfast, embark from your Dades Valley hotel about 8 a.m. and travel the 1000 kasbah route through the Dades Valley's beautiful Berber towns. Tineghir, with its magnificent palm grove and Jewish district, is 45 kilometers away. Continue to the Todra Gorge (Todgha), where you will have free time to stroll through the 300-meter-high canyons, a popular climbing destination. Then you'll go to the Erg Chebbi sand dunes in the Merzouga Sahara desert, stopping for lunch along the route before landing in Erfoud. Then we'll drive to Erg Chebbi's sand dunes. We travel farther into the desert till we come upon dunes in the midst of nothing. To get to the oasis where the camp is located, take a sunset camel ride. Spend the night at Merzouga's bivouac under the stars or outside under the nomad tents. With camel drivers, there will be a Berber performance and music. Dinner and an overnight stay in a desert camp.
Day 3: Merzouga / Rissani / Todra Valley and Gorges / Dades Valley
Getting up early in the morning is a "must do" if you want to view the most beautiful sunrise of your life. Then take the camels back to the hotel, where you'll be reunited with your driver. We headed west, passing through Rissani, which was formerly a significant halt for trade caravans traveling from Morocco to neighboring nations. If there are day markets on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, we will go to the souk, which is the largest in the region. Then we travel to Arfoud, a fossil-rich town, across the Atlas Mountains and cities to the Todra Valley, a fertile green valley surrounded by ancient mud settlements. Lunch in town, then a 15-kilometer drive to the Todra Gorges, a 300-meter-long tunnel with sheer cliffs and water flowing from natural springs, with plenty of time to take it all in. Later, we'll go to the Dades Valley, where you'll witness amazing sand castles and rock formations called as "monkey toes" by locals. Spend the night at a riad or hotel with a view of the Dades Valley.
Day 4: Dades Valley / Skoura / Ouarzazate
We continue to El Kalaa Mgouna ( Rose Town) where locals pick over 400 tons of rose petals that are processed into rosewater, cremes, and perfumes in local cooperatives. A festival is held every May here. Time to enjoy your lunch in the town. Then, We take the road of thousand kasbahs to Skoura which is home to the most beautiful kasbahs in Morocco, we visit the 17th century Kasbah of Amridil, drive in the oases of Skoura towards Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight in a Hotel/Riad. After breakfast, we depart towards Ouarzazate, passing via Boutghrar, Rose Valley, and Skoura. We begin our adventure by touring the snaky road, which has served as the setting for several automobile ads, as well as the Dades gorges, which have magnificent rock formations. We go off-road to Boutghrar, a site where nature and colors collide; the trail will bring us to cave-dwelling nomads, whom we will meet and have a cup of tea with.
Day 5: Ouarzazate / Ait Benhaddou Kasbah / Marrakech
Today, we begin our tour by visiting the largest cinema studios in "Africa's Hollywood," Ouarzazate, where numerous films such as Game of Thrones, Prison Break Season 4... were filmed. Ouarzazate is also home to Africa's largest solar power plant and is known for its handicrafts (wooden gates, silver, carpets, etc.). Later, we travel to the renowned Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a Unesco world heritage site where numerous worldwide films (Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, Game of Thrones...) were filmed. Your journey will continue over the High Atlas Mountains' beautiful Tizi n'Tichka Pass (2260m), where you will see unique Berber communities before arriving at your hotel in Marrakesh, the end of our 5-day Fez Marrakech desert trip.


Value For Money

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please note: due to the long distances, approximately 8 hours will be spent driving each day
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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