FROM MARRAKECH 5 DAYS SAHARA DESERT TRIP TO MERZOUGA DESERT INCLUDING CAMEL RIDE - 5 Days

FROM MARRAKECH 5 DAYS SAHARA DESERT TRIP TO MERZOUGA DESERT INCLUDING CAMEL RIDE
495

Explore the great south and the Sahara desert of Erg chebbi and Merzouga wonders from Marrakech; during 5 days you will drive through the scenic atlas mountains and the old road of Caravans enjoying the beautiful panoramic views, visit the world heritage Kasbahs Ait Ben Haddou and Taourirte, stroll the erg chebbi dunes by camels, explore the great canyons of Todr and Dades and spend a night in desert camp under nomadic tents and the starry sky.

Highlights :

  • Enjoy the scenic beautiful views of the high atlas mountains and tichka pass road
  • Follow the old route of Caravan through Onnila valley
  • Visit the world heritage Kasbahs of ait ben haddou
  • Visit the cinema studios where many famous films shot including Galdiator, Lawrence d’arabie, jewels of the Nile
  • Explore the Draa valley the biggest palm grove in Morocco
  • Stroll the great canyons of Dades and Todra gorges
  • Enjoy a special night in desert camp under the starry sky
  • Meet the local people and discover the local berber culture and traditions
  • Enjoy a Moroccan traditional romantic dinner around camp fire.

Day 1
MARRAKECH - HIGH ATLAS - OUNILA VALLEY - TELOUAT KASBAH - AIT BEN HADDOU - OUARZAZATE

Departure from your accommodation in Marrakech at 8:30 am in a private vehicle 4 × 4, and departure for Ouarzazate via the High Atlas Mountains. In our way, we will cross the Tizi n'Tichka pass 2.260m high, it is the highest point of the country. Continue enjoying the beautiful scenery views on the way and make a few stops to take pictures of Berber villages. Then we will follow the road of Caravans through onnilla valley to reach the Telouat Kasbah. After visiting the Kasbah, we will have free time to enjoy a typical Moroccan lunch in the small town. After lunch continue through the valley Ounila, where you can see the small Berber villages and families that live in adobe houses lost in the mountains, reach the ksar of Ait Ben Haddou(fortified village), where we will visit the famous Kasbah (marked as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987). Famous films have been shot in this spectacular stage, including Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penélope Cruz ... etc. After visiting the kasbah in Ouarzazate, we will check in to our hotel. Dinner at the hotel where to spend the night.

Day 2
OUARZAZATE - DRAA VALLEY - MERZOUGA DESERT - CAMEL TREK AND NIGHT IN THE BERBER TENT

After breakfast departure towards the Draa Valley, where you can see one of the longest rivers in Morocco. On the way, we make a few stops to take pictures and enjoy the sight of the spectacular kasbahs and Berber villages that dot the road, as well as the beauties of Draa valley. You'll have some free time for lunch at Nkob or Alnif, and then, after two hours drive we will reach the beautiful dunes of Merzouga. "Desert of golden sand dunes". Continuing our trip to Erfoud and Rissani where we’ll have lunch and afterwards, we’ll leave for the village of Merzouga, You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you check into your accommodation.

Day 3
MERZOUGA DESERT - NOMAD FAMILIES - TISARDMIN OASIS - KHAMLIA VILLAGE - ERG CHEBBI

After breakfast in the hotel you’ll start your explorative journey of the area, visiting the ‘village of the blacks’, originally slaves from Sudan to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations, including flamingos. You may also like to visit the nomad wire house where many Berber handicrafts are priced lower than in the big cities. On the afternoon you will mount your camel, guided by an experienced Camel man, to explore inside the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you’ll spend your first night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent. Dinner will be served in the tent where you will spend the night. Dinner Bed and Breakfas

Day 4
MERZOUGA DESERT - RISSANI MARKET - ERFOUD FOSSILS - TODRA GORGE - DADES VALLEY

We leave the desert after breakfast to go to Rissani where we`ll visit the market (market days: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday), so we continue to Erfoud where we can visit the fossilized marble factory before we start our way to Touroug palm groves Tinjdad. An hour later one of the join We can also us the best places of the High Atlas, the Todra Gorge. The course of the river has dug canyon cliff face and because of it's beauty and high rock faces Thats very popular among the climbers.Free lunch times in this wonderful place. A short walk in the gorges is very advisable to better appreciate the beauty of the landscape.In the afternoon, we continue in the Dades Valley, also known as the valley of figs through Boumalne Dades stop them ` ll "monkey legs" .Dinner and night in the Dades gorges.

Day 5
GORGES DU DADES - VALLEY OF THE ROSES - PALM GROVES OF SKOURA - HIGH ATLAS - MARRAKECH

After breakfast, we can enjoy one of the best views of the Dades Valley from a strategic lookout in the mountains, from there we can enjoy the large number of kasbahs and the scenic features of each. Then we continue with a point of road with different kasbahs of tourist interest. After a few stops to enjoy the "thousand kasbahs road". the Valley of Roses a large palm grove of Skoura Ouarzazate go to us`ll visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, former residence of Glaoui or Marrakech pasha. And if you are interested, we can visit the movie and movie studios mar.time museum.Free for lunch in town.In the afternoon we start our way back to Marrakech through the mountain port of Tizi Tichka with a few stops to take pictures.Here we left the lunar landscape to reach another full view of colors.We`ll get to Marrakech on the 6 PM.

THE PRICE INCLUDES

  • • Professional driver guide
  • • Air conditioned Minivan or 4WD
  • • Fuel
  • • Bottled water
  • • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • • Half Board accommodation (Dinner and breakfast)
  • • Camel ride ( 1 camel each)

NOT INCLUDED

  • • Lunches
  • • Dinks
  • • Tips and Entrance fees

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Price From EUR589 EUR495/person
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Total 495 EUR