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MARRAKESH DESERT TOUR TO SOUTH OF MOROCCO

8 Days MARRAKESH DESERT TOUR from Marrakesh to the south of Morocco exploring the Sahara desert, Berber villages, Nomad families , mountains, camel trekking and spending a night in the desert camp .

TOUR DETAILS

ITINERARY OUTLINE

DAY 1

Arrival to Marrakech 

Upon arrival to Marrakech  our Driver / Tour guide will pick you up at the airport and  you will be transferred to the hotel/Riad .

DAY 2

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

Our Marrakech Desert Tour  will start from Marrakech around 8:00 am crossing the stunning High Atlas mountains through Tizi n’Tichka (alt 2260 m). We will stop to enjoy the stunning landscapes and visit the Argan oil cooperative. After lunch at a local restaurant we will have the afternoon to visit UNESCO World Heritage site, Ait Ben Haddou. Later on we will depart for Ouarzazate. Overnight in a hotel.

DAY 3 

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

We will start around 8:00 Am after you enjoy your  breakfast at the hotel by driving through the valley to see the amazing rock formation , and the  Kasbah of Ait Yul. Leaving the 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 a walk under the 300 Miters high red cliff, where many rock climbers come to enjoy their favorite sport. Continuing our journey to Erfoud  where you will have lunch and afterwards we will leave for  Merzouga . At the arrival to Merzouga you will be welcomed with a cup of mint tea before you check into your hotel.

DAY 4

Merzouga - Off road - Nomad Families - Old Berber Villages - Merzouga

We will start around 8:00 Am after your enjoy your breakfast with a drive to explore the  villages around the Erg Chebbi dunes such as ( Hassi Labied, Khamlia ...) on our way to Khamlia we might meet locals showing their desert foxes. you may also encounter desert reptiles and mammals.  Khamlia is known as the village of black people who were slaves coming from Sudan. At the arrival you will be welcomed with a cup of tea while enjoying the spiritual Gnawa music. Leaving Khamlia towards our next stop which will be  the panoramic view of the golden dunes near the Algerian border, we will stop for  Lunch under the shadows of a tree before continuing to visit The Nomad family , you will be introduced to the family members  and getting to know about their way of life while enjoying the taste of a nice cup of tea. Later on  you will have the chance to visit the sites of black volcanic rocks. continuing on, we will reach the  Yasmina lake  then we will be back to Merzouga, overnight in hotel near the dunes.

DAY 5

Merzouga - Nomads - Safsaf Desert Oasis - Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes - Merzouga

We will start around 08:00 Am  crossing the black desert to Saf-Saf Oasis and we will stop to enjoy the scenery and visit a nomadic Berber family with whom we will share a traditional mint tea beneath the comforting shade of a Berber tent. We will continue until we arrive at our destination, the Saf-Saf Oasis. It is a an amazing  place. palm trees and lakes between where you can swim. In this heavenly environment we will have lunch. Before sunset, we will leave Saf-Saf to the Oasis of Tisserdmin . We will  continue to the sand dunes to watch the sunset before getting back to Merzouga, overnight in hotel near dunes.

DAY 6

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

In the morning after taking a refreshing shower and enjoying your  breakfast in the Hotel, we will start  the journey towards Ouarzazate through the Berber villages of the Atlas mountains and we will arrive to Ouarzazate in the evening. Over night in Ouarzazate

DAY 7

Ouarzazate - High Atlas Mountains - Marrakech

We will start around 8:00 Am by visiting the studios and crossing the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizni Tichka 2260 m  offering stunning views of valleys, mountains and many Berber villages nearby and we will arrive to Marrakesh in the evening.

DAY 8 

Marrakesh - Transfer to the airport

We will  transfer you to the airport and this will be the end of the tour.

INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS


What's included 


  • Pick up and drop off at the airport/riad/hotel or any location you prefer
  • Comfortable Private transport with air-condition SUV,Minivan or a Bus  depends on how many people 
  •  English Speaking Driver / Tour Guide 
  • Sand boarding in Dunes 
  • Camel trekking 
  • Visiting the nomad familes 

What's not included


  • Flight tickets
  • Drinks
  • lunches
  • Entrance fees

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