This 4 day desert tour, begins and ends in Marrakech and you will enjoy two nights in desert, one in a luxury desert camp and the other with a nomad family in the heart of the Sahara, camel trek included. We will also visit Ait ben Haddou, Todra and Dades gorges and Ouarzazate.
Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate – Skoura – Dades gorges
Your driver guide will pick you up at 08:00 am from your accommodation, and you will start your 4 day desert tour from Marrakech to Marrakech via the dunes of erg chebbi across the Tizi-n-Tichka pass of the high Atlas Mountains, with far-reaching views across the berber villages and vallys, to the traditional adobe kasbahs. Then we carry on to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou and have lunch at the spot. After lunch we will drive to Ouarzazate with option to visit the Atlas Studios and Taourirt Kasbah, then to Dades gorges through Skoura oasis and rose valley, we will spend the night in a traditional Moroccan kasbah hotel style.
Dades Gorge — Todra Gorge — Erfoud -Rissani — Merzouga — Erg Chebbi Dunes (two nights)
Breakfast at the hotel, we drive from Dades gorge to Erg chebbi Sahara desert thru small Berber villages, we’ll pass through Todra Vally and Todra Gorges where we will have a small walk to admire the beauty of the place, the to Tinjdad for lunch, drive to Jorf and Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Sahara.
Once you arrive to Merzouga, a small offroad takes you to the edge of the golden dunes where camels are waiting for you, the luggage will be loaded in an 4×4 car and transported to the camp or be stored at a hotel by the edge of the dunes, an hour camel ride to enjoy a beautiful sunset over the sand dunes and play on the magestic saharan sand, on your arrival to the camp, you will be greated with tea and sweet cookies. You will be shown to your beautiful comfortable private luxury tent, After dinner under the stars, fire will be lit and a berber ambiance takes over with drumming and dance.
More camels, sand dunes, and more travel deep – Night by the nomads
Early morning wake up to watch the sunrise, breakfast at the camp, time to relax under the desert sun and surrounded by camels and sand, camel ride to a hidden oasis in the middle of the dunes and lunch at the spot, time to climb the highest sand dunes and take some beautiful panoramic pictures, also you can enjoy sandbaording. Then another trek to the nomad family living in the desert, meet the hosts and share tea and talk, check in your berber nomadic room, dinner by the family under the moroccan stars, overnight stay.
Merzouga – High Atlas Mountains – Marrakech
An early morning wake up to watch the sunrise, camel ride back to Merzouga hotel for breakfast.
Then, we will head in 4×4 to Rissani passing palm grove of the Tafilalet and the Ziz valley, We visit some Berber villages and towns before arriving in Ouarzazate where we can visit another 17 century old kasbah, lunch at the spot then travel back to Marrakech via the high Atlas mountains, drop off at your accommodation.
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