//5 Days tour from Marrakech To Sahara Desert and back to Marrakech

5 Days tour from Marrakech To Sahara Desert and back to Marrakech

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Dades Valley – Bomaln Dades
The departure begins from your hotel/riad in Marrakesh and the destination will be Bomaln Dades where you will spend your first night. During this day you will cross the High Atlas Mountains through a pass mountain named Tizi n’Tichka where you posse to appreciate the mountain views then visit the World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which is a “fortified city” or ksar, along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakesh. Heading towards Ouarzazate and see Taourirt Kasbah. After Ouarzazate you drive directly to Bomaln Dades passing through Berber villages of Skoura with its historical Kasbahs and Kalaat Mgouna or rose valley famous for its festival of roses than night will be in Bomaln Dades .

Day 2: Bomalen Dades -Dades Gorge – Todgha Gorge -Merzouga.
Second day of tour will start from Bomaln Dades into Merzouga which has the largest and highest sand dunes in Morocco, Erg Chebbi. Then we will pass Tinghir and head to Gorge Todra which is the narrowest Gorge in Morocco. When we leave Todra Gorge we will pass through different Berber villages of Tinjdad , Mallab and Tourog.next stop will be in Jourf where you will see an old system of irrigation used by the ancient people in 16th centry. Thereafter continue to Erfoud the land of fossils where it existed many fossils mining. The lunsh will be in one of many restaurants on the way . you make your way to Merzouga.Nightly accommodation will be in a hotel in Merzouga with a traditional Berber meal in desert atmosphere.

Day 3: Merzouga Zone And sightseeing around dunes.
After breakfast in your hotel you will start discovering Merzouga.you will drive all around Merzouga and the sand dunes and visit the nomads in their tents. Moreover you will visit the Gnawa house (live music of black people) in village called Khamlia. You will meet Gnawa people and hear their music and experience their lifestyle. Afterwards you will head to Rissani, and in this town you will visit traditional market that was in the pasr main station for the trades Caravans where they sell dates, clothing and some of the finest Moroccan handcrafts…. After lunch in Rissani you will drive back to Merzouga where you will find the camels waiting for you .you start your trek from there to the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi enjoying the sunset and spend a night in traditional Berber camp.

Day 4: Merzouga – Alnif – Nkoub – Ouarzazate.
Waking up early to see the sun rise and ride the camels back to meet you driver/guide and start your day passing through Alnif ,Tazarin,Nkub and Agdz where it existed the largest river in Draa valley, reaching Ouarzazat where you will stay overnight in nice hotel.

Day 5: Ouarzazate – Hight Atlas Mountain – Marrakesh.
After breakfast in Ouarzazate your destination will be Marrakech passing over High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’Tichka bends but before you will visit the Atlas movie studio the world’s largest film studios than you will reach your riad/hotel in Marrakech

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance

The price includes :

  1. Private tour in vehicle with air conditioning 4×4 / minibus
  2. Private driver / English speaking guide
  3. Nights at the hotel (dinner and breakfast )
  4. Camel trek in the desert
  5. One night stay in the desert camp

Price does not include:

  1. Lunches and drinks
  2. Tips, admission to museums