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5 Days tour From Marrakech to the desert

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Day 1 : Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate :Depart from Marrakech at 8am to travel over the stunning High Atlas Mountains through Tizi n’Tichka (alt 2260 m). We will stop to enjoy impressive landscapes and visit the Argon oil cooperative. After lunch at a local restaurant we will have the afternoon to visit UNESCO World Heritage site, Ait Ben Haddou. We will depart to Ouarzazate for dinner and accommodation in a traditional Hotel.

Day 2 : Ouarzazate – Draa Valley – Merzouga :After a morning visit to the Taourirt Kasbah, we will travel the scenic road along the the Djebel Sarhro mountain range, down to the oases and kasbahs of the Draa valley and along the Draa, Morocco’s largest river on our way to the desert. We will pass through many Berber villages including Agdz and N’kob where we will stop for lunch at a local restaurant before arriving to Merzouga. We will have dinner and accommodation in a desert Hotel

Day 3 : Merzouga – Khamlia – Rissani – Erg Chebbi (Night In Nomadic Tent) :Today we will explore the desert region. We will will make a circuit of the desert dunes where you will have the opportunity to see the nomad’s way of life and the amazing changing contrasts of the desert. We will visit to the ‘black village’ of Khamlia to see the Gnawa musicians. We will have a traditional Berber pizza for lunch in the ancient capital of Rissani. After lunch you can visit the traditional markets. In the afternoon we will return to the Hotel to prepare for departure on the camels. As the sunsets over the Erg Chebbi desert dunes we will ride the camels 90 minutes to the desert camp. We will have a traditional tagine dinner and delicious mint tea while watching the stars and the rising moon in the amazing desert. We will spend the night in a traditional nomad tent

Day 4 : Merzouga – Todra Gorge – Dades Gorge :We will rise early to see the spectacle of the sunrise over the dunes of the Sahara before making our way back to the Hotel for breakfast and a shower. After breakfast, we will travel via Erfoud, behind the High Atlas Mountains on route to the Todra Gorges. We will take a short walk up in the towering Todra Gorges before continuing along the picturesque river valleys towards Dades Gorge. In the afternoon you can take a walk in the Dades Gorge. Dinner and accommodation in a hotel.

Day 5 : Dades Gorge – Telouet – Marrakech :We will take a morning walk in the gorge we will follow the Dades Valley through El Kelaa Magona and oasis of Skoura. After lunch in Ouarzazate we will descend the High Atlas Mountains to visit Telouet and the Kasbah el Glaoui. We Will early evening to Marrakech
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Important Information
Departure Point
from your hotel
Departure Time
8:30 AM
5 days
Return Details
to your hotel
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pickup
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Got to tour a good part of the country through car. My first guide was in Spanish - wasn’t very pleased so I wrote to Moha and in less than 2 hours had another guide picking me up. That’s finding a solution! Great guide, very...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Grings1988
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

beautiful tour. beautiful journey. beautiful Morocco. thanks Moha for the Esperianzache you made us live!

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Travellingalwaysq
Reviewed March 9, 2019

The trip was amazing! We were 4 friends and we had a wonderful time with our local guide Moha. We did a 3-day tour in the dessert with him and it was an unforgettable experience, it felt real. Then, we stayed in Marrakech for 2...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Michele B
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