8 Days Marrakech Desert Tour – 8 Days Marrakech to Merzouga

Day 1 : Marrakech – Telouet – Ouarzazate:

After breakfast your exceptional Marrakech Sahara Desert Trip,  will start early. So you’ll depart to Telouet via the fascinating mountain of hight Atlas passing through the mighty Tizi N’tichka pass that reaches 2,260 m. Today you’ll visit the Kasbah of Pacha Glaoui in telouet and take your lunch there. In the afternoon journey to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah passing by the lovely Ounila valley with its berber villages. Then we continue to Ouarzazate where dinner and overnight will be at the hotel.

Day 2: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Kelaa Mgouna – Roses valley – Dades Gorges – Toudra Gorges:

Leave Ouarzazate around 8:30 am in the morning and head to Skoura oasis where you’ll have a quick 20 minutes visit in the Kasbah of Amredhyle; it is one of the wonders of the southern patg of the thousand kasbahs. Then continue the journey through the lovely valley of the Roses where we will traverse 50km off-road on Valley tracks, Ait Youl Kasbah. Before continuing our trip to Boulmane, we will have an incredible lunch on top of Dades Gorges. Then we’ll reach Tinghir (20km), its fabulous views will fascinate you and the Toudra gorges Canyons are also one of the natural wonders in Morocco. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 3: Gorges de Toudra – Tinjdad – Touroug – Erfoud – Merzouga:

In the morning walk around the Tinerghir Palm Plantations. We will drive to Tinjedad to have lunch and visit Touroug Palm Plantations reaching Erfoud town to visit a local fossil craft workshop. Continuing your Marrakech Sahara Desert Trip, to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, The Dunes of Merzouga. We now switch from our 4×4 to camels, where you will be taken on a camel ride on the dunes to enjoy the Sun set on the dunes and overnight on a true nomad bivouac. Dinner and over night in a bivouac.

Day 4: Merzouga – Khamlia – Taouz – Ouzina – Ramlia – Mharch:

Wake up early in the morning and admire the beautiful sunrise, then return upon your camel to the bottom of the dunes. After breakfast make your way to the village of Khamlia (village of Gnaoua) this village makes music in the desert and we’ll stop for a tea with mint at the gnaoua house. After that we depart for Taouz then descent  to the Ziz Wadi by the track of Paris-Dakar. We’ll pass by small village which is lost in the desert of Ouzina and take our lunch. Also pass Ramlia village and after it we’ll cross a very sandy wadi (river) named Rheris and take a track which follows the mountain and leads to M’harch. Finally dinner and over night in hotel.

Day 5 : M’harch – Zagora:

After your breakfast in the hotel, we will depart to  Zagora taking the track of Paris-Dakar while at the same time crossing the desert plates, nomads and Hamadas village in their tent. Finally enjoy dinner and overnight in hotel in Zagora.

Day 6 : Zagora – Tamgroute – Mhamid – Chegaga:

Today after breakfast leave for Tamegroute and visit the old Koranic library (Zaouïa), also see the craftsmen of pottery and the Kasbah underground. Then we continue towards Mhamid where we will take our lunch. In the afternoon we will travel along the track that leads to the dunes of cheguagua, there you will see the sunset and spend your night in the Bivouac. Enjoy dinner and overnight at your bivouac.

Day 7: Chegaga – Foum Zguit – Taznakhte – Ouarzazate:

This morning you’ll wake up early to see the sunrise on the top of the sandy dunes. Then take your breakfast and depart for Foum Zguit while we pass by the nomads who live in berber tents. Also see the iriqui dry lake and desert plates full of aKassia plants; your lunch will be taken there. Finally we continue to Ouarzazate passing through Taznakhte. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 8: Ouarzazate – Kasbah of  Taourirt – Marrakech:

After your breakfast in the hotel start exploring the town of Ouarzazate, including the Cinema Studio and Kasbah of Taourirt. Then we drive to Marrakech by the mighty Tizi –in-Tichka pass in the High Atlas Mountains. This fascinating range has its peaks snow most of the year. You’ll definitely appreciate the beauty of the endless landscapes on the curving through the unique Berber villages. Arriving at Marrakech in the afternoon where the Marrakech Sahara Desert Trip ends.

Included Marrakech Sahara Desert Trip:

 Transportation in 4×4 vehicles with A/C.
 Driver/Guide available every day of the trip. ( English Speaking )
 Vehicle fuels.
 Accommodation on half board (dinner and breakfast) in hotels.
 Camel ride through the desert and sleep in tent
 Tent in an Oasis with the Berbers.

Not Included :

 Airline tickets.
 Noon meals. (Possibility of picnic or restaurants)
 Drinks at meals.
 Entrance fees.
 Tips and personal miscellaneous expenses.

 

NOTE : If the itineraries of this Marrakech Sahara Desert Trip, that we offer does not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements.






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