5 days Tour from Marrakech To Merzouga desert
Itinerary for 5 Days from Marrakech to desert
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait benhadou – Ouarzazate – Skoura – Dades gorge
The five days journey start by picking you up from you accommodation in Marrakech. Our destination for this day is Dades. along the way we will pass by the High Atlas mountains, cross the TIZI N Tichkaa pass(the pass is 2260m high!), finally we will stop at the fortified Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, the Kasbah is a world heritage site, moreover it has host many cinematic movies. After having lunch then we will continue our journey, passing by Ouarzazate, and the palm grove of Skoura and the Valley of Roses, where I we will have dinner and spent the night.
Day 2: Dades – Todra gorge – Risani – Merzouga
On the second day of our journey, we will drive towards Tinghir, after having breakfast of course. In Tinghir, you will be amazed by the beautiful palm groves, and the 300m high canyons of Todgha Gorge. You may take a walk along the canyon, before continuing our journey toward Merzouga. Our lunch will be on the way.
When we arrive to Merzouga village, we will find the camels waiting for us. We will ride the camels heading to the camp, the ride takes about 90 minutes, you will enjoy the “camel trekking” experience along with the sunset view! The camp where you will spend the night is in the middle of the dunes, with the Berber drum music playing around the fire.
Day 3: Merzouga sightseeing tour and Camel ride
Today’s program is all about discovering Merzouga desert and the nomadic life of Berbers in the region. We will start the day by waking you up early for the sunset scenery. We will have our breakfast before starting to discover the oases in the area. We will visit the Khamlia village too, home of the Gnaoua music, then we will visit the nomad barbers before heading back to the camp.
Day 4: Merzouga – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate
On the fourth day of our journey, you may wake up early again, if you want to enjoy the sunrise for the second time. Then we ride camels back to the hotel, where we will have breakfast and shower. Our next destination would be Rissani town, where we may visit the Moulay Ali Cherif Mausoleum, and the traditional souk. Next, we will have lunch in Nkob, and continue towards Ouarzazate through the Draa valley. In Ouarzazate, we will have dinner and spend the night in a hotel.
Day 5: Ouarzazate – Telouet – Atlas Mountains – Marrakech
Today we will drive to Ait Ben Haddou, the fortified Kasbah, and UNISECO world heritage site. Then we will visit the traditional beautiful village and Kasbah of Telouet, the next Kasbah would be the Glaoui’s Kasbah. After discovering all this Kasbahs, we will drive back to Marrakech where we will drop you off anywhere you prefer.
- Driver and english speaking guide.
- Transfer to airport (return).
- 4x4 transport with air conditioning.
- Specific visits in the tour.
Not included :.
- Entrance tickets