Marrakech-desert-trip

Marrakech Desert Trip Exploring Essaouira & Ouzoud Waterfalls

10 days Marrakech Desert Trip Exploring  Marrakesh and crossing the Atlas mountains to the south east of Morocco and exploring The Sahara desert, included camel ride and a night in a desert camp. Day trip from Marrakech to the Ouzoud waterfalls and another day trip to Essaouira

TOUR DETAILS

ITINERARY OUTLINE

DAY 1

Arrival To Marrakesh - Transfer to the Hotel

Our Driver / Tour guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the hotel and later on you'll have the day to relax and explore the main square Jemaa el Fnaa and the souks.

DAY 2

Full Day To Visit Marrakesh

Today you will have the full day to explore Marrakech with a local  tour guide from Marrakesh. You will get to see the famous Mosque of Koutubia, the Medina and its souks, and explore the Bahia Palace and Majorelle Gardens. Overnight at a Riad / Hotel in the Medina.

 DAY 3

Marrakech - High Atlas Mountains - Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Dades

We will start around 08:00 from Marrakesh and head to Dades Gorges after you enjoy your breakfast at the hotel , crossing the Tizi-n-Tichka pass with stunning views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber villages and we  will visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. Afrer Lunch we will drive to Ouarzazate where you will visit the Kasbah Taourirt and The Atlas studios and later on we continue to Dades gorges through Roses and Dades valley. Overnight in a raid/hotel in Dades gorges.

DAY 4

Dades Valley - Todra Gorges - Jorf - Erfoud - Merzouga (Erg Chebbi Desert)

We will start the day around 8:00 Am after you enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, we will drive through the valley and enjoy the amazing views of the Atlas mountains and the Kasbah of Ait Yul. Leaving Dades valley towards Tinghir and the Todra valley you will see the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Arriving at the Gorges you will have time to walk under the 300m high red cliff, where the rock climbers come to enjoy their favorite sport. We will continue  to Erfoud  where you will have lunch and afterwards we will leave for  Merzouga. At the arrival you will be welcomed with a cup of mint tea and peanuts or sweets before you check into your accommodation .

DAY 5 

Merzouga - Berber Families - Black Desert - Merzouga (Camel Ride & Night in Sahara)

Around 8:00 Am after having breakfast at the hotel you will start your  journey by visiting the Khamlia village, not far away from the lake of Merzouga which is known for its bird populations, including flamingos. You may also like to visit the nomad wire house where the Berber handicrafts are made and priced lower than the big cities. In the afternoon you will ride a camel through the Sahara sand dunes to explore the mysterious sand dunes of the Erg Chebbi where you will spend your first night under the stars in a desert camp where Dinner will be served . After you enjoy your dinner the staff will entertain with some local music played with drums .

DAY 6 

Merzouga - Er rissani - Alnif - Nkob - Agdz - Ouarzazate

In the early morning the staff  will wake you up to enjoy seeing the epic sunrise over the Sahara golden sand dunes and after  the sunrise  you will ride the camels back to Merzouga where you will get to take a refreshing shower and enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before we start our journey to Ouarzazate through the Berber villages of the atlas mountains . The arrival to Ouarzazate will be in the evening. Overnight in a hotel

DAY 7

Ouarzazate - High Atlas Mountains - Marrakesh

We will start in the Morning  around 8:00 Am after having breakfast with a visit to the studios. We will cross the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizni Tichka 2260m across the Berber villages nearby and arriving to Marrakech in the evening.

DAY 8

Day Trip from Marrakesh to Essaouira

 Marrakesh to Essaouira Day trip  will start in the Morning around 8:00 Am. Leaving Marrakesh and heading towards Essaouira, this city situated on the Atlantic coast, it has a steady year round temperature . The golden beach is popular with windsurfers. One of the most charming medinas in  Morocco. Recommended year round, especially in summer when it becomes a  relief from the hot temperature of Marrakech. Arrival back to Marrakech will be in the evening

DAY 9 

Marrakech - Day trip Ouzoud Waterfalls

A special day trip to the Ouzoud Waterfalls will begin from Marrakesh in the morning after enjoying your breakfast at the hotel. this attraction is located about 175 km  away from Marrakesh,  you will explore the beautiful waterfalls  and a beautiful landscape full of birds and monkeys  . Arrival back to Marrakesh will be in the evening.

DAY 10 

Marrakesh -  Transfer to the Airport

We will transfer you  from the hotel to the airport and this will be the end of  the 10 days tour from Marrakech .

INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS


What's included


  •   Pick up and drop off at the airport/Riad/hotel or any location you prefer
  •   Private transport with air-condition SUV , Minivan or a Bus  depends on how many people
  •  English Speaking Driver / Tour Guide
  •  Sand boarding in the Desert Dunes
  •   Camel Ride in the Desert 
  •   Day trip to the Ouzoud waterfalls 
  •   Day Trip to Essaouira 
  •   Night in a desert camp (Dinner & Breakfast) 

What's not included


  • Flight tickets
  • Drinks
  •  lunches
  •  Entrance fees

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