MOROCCO DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH VIA THE SOUTH
7 Days Morocco desert tour from Marrakesh to the south of Morocco across the High Atlas Mountains, Kasbahs, Oasis, and riding camels through the Sahara desert golden sand dunes and spending a memorable night in a desert camp under the starry sky
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 .
Marrakech - Tiz´n´Tichka - Ouarzazate - Skoura - Kelaa Magouna -Dades Gorge
After you enjoy your breakfast at the hotel we will start from Marrakech across the High Atlas mountains via Tiz´N´Tichka pass and taking some time to enjoy the beautiful landscapes. We will visit the old Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. This Kasbah has been featured in over 20 films, including Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia , Prince of Persia and many more... After lunch, we will head to the movie studios, home of the largest film studios in Morocco, before we continue to the Valley of Roses and visiting the Kasbah Amerhidil in Skoura. This incredible Kasbah is located next to the river Amerhidil . After a short break, we will depart for the Dades Gorges through the Dades Valley. There we will stop to enjoy the spectacular scenery and fascinating rock formations. Dinner and overnight in the panoramic hotel in Dades Gorges.
Dades Gorge - Tinghir - Todra Gorge - Tinjedad - Touroug - Arfoud -Merzouga - Erg Chebbi
After a refreshing shower and enjoying your breakfast, we will return via the Dades Valley till we reach Boumalne dades in order to continue in the direction of Tinghir and Todra Gorges. We head into this valley and we will also make stops there to enjoy the spectacular scenery of Todra Gorge. Free time to walk a little bit in the "gorges", enjoy the river and the beautiful view. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. In the afternoon we leave for Tinjedad, with this old underground irrigation system, and Touroug palm plantations reaching Erfoud for a visit of a local fossil craft workshop. Continuing to the fascinating sand dunes of Erg Chebbi in the Sahara desert. Dinner and overnight in the hotel in Merzouga.
Merzouga - khamlia - Berber Families - Rissani - Merzouga (Camel Ride & Night in Sahara)
After a refreshing shower and enjoying your breakfast, We will start a wonderful journey around the dunes of Merzouga and visit the village of Khamlia (village of Gnaoua), a nomad family living in the desert, and the town of Rissani with its lovely souk. You can explore the tourist area including the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif and the palm grove as a part of your exploration. After lunch we return to the hotel. In the later afternoon, prepare for the camel trekking into the sunset and spend the night in a Berber tent in the Sahara desert. Dinner and overnight stay in a Desert camp .
Merzouga - Alnif - Tazzarine - Nkoub - Draa-Valley - ZagoraIn the early morning you will be waken up to enjoy watching the sunrise over the Sahara desert dunes. Then we will go back riding the camels to the hotel have breakfast aftera refreshing shower, then we leave for Zagora. Lunch will be in Nkoub, then later on we continue to Zagora through the Draa Valley. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Zagora.
Zagora - Ouarzazate - High Atlas Mountains - Marrakesh
After enjoying your breakfast, we will leave Zagora through Draa Valley and Agdez and follow the path to explore the Draa River as one of the longest rivers in the High Atlas Morocco, originating in the mountains. Enjoy its green palm groves (Date, olives, and almonds.). We will continue to Ouarzazate, where you can have a short visit of the Kasbah Taourirt. After lunch you will return to Marrakech. Arrival in Marrakech around 5.30 pm, transfer to your hotel or riad
Marrakech - Transfer to the airport
We will transfer you to the airport and this will be the end of the tour.
INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS
Pick up and drop off at the airport/riad/hotel or any location you prefer Private transport with air-condition
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
What's not included
Beverages (including mineral water)