4 Days Sahara Desert Tours from Marrakech
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait benhadou – Ouarzazate – Skoura – Dades gorge:
Departure from Marrakech in the morning, acrossing High Atlas mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka (2260m), to reach to Ait benhaddou village, the fortified ksar with its beautiful Kasbahs. Ait Benhaddou has served as a natural scenery for many movies producers. After lunch we will head to Dades via Ouarzazate, palm grove of Skoura and Valley of Roses , where we will spend the first night.
Day 2 : Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Erfoud – Risani- Merzouga:
departure will be after breakfast, taking the road of 1000 Kasbahs drive around the colourful Berber villages of the Dades valley, to get to Tineghir with its beautiful palm grove. We will continue to the Gorge of Todgha, where we go on a walk along the canyons of about 300 m high, a preferred place of mountain climbers. Afterwards we will head to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga Sahara desert, and you will have time for lunch on our way at Tinjdad village. Once you arrive to the Dunes of Erg Chebbi, you will take a camel ride for 1 h30 min, while watching the sunset, to get to the camp in the middle of the desert. Spending the night in the bivouac at Merzouga Sahara dunes under nomadic tents or outside under shooting stars. Play drums with the camel drivers.
Day 3: Merzouga – Alnif – Tazarine – NKOUB – Agdez – Ouarzazate:
Wake early and climb the sand dunes to watch the beautiful sunrise. Take a shower and have the breakfast, then Pack-up the camels and trek back to the village of Merzouga. Drive on to Ouarzazate via Rissani, where you can stop and visit its Traditional Souks which is considered the largest in southern Morocco. Continue on through the beautiful Draa valley with its millions palm trees, we will have our lunch in Nkoub town. Then finish to arrive to Ouarzazate, where we will have our dinner and spend the night in a hotel.
Day 4: Ouarzazate – High Atlas MOUNTAINS – BERBER VILLAGES – Marrakech:
Transfer to Ait Ben Haddou village, and visit the World Heritage Site, one of Morocco’s most spectacular ksours (fortified villages). Continue to Marrakech with a detour to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and crossing the high Atlas mountain to reach Marrakech and drop off at your accommodation.
Included in this tour:
✓ Private tour in a comfortable A/C vehicle.
✓ Private driver/guide during the trip.
✓ Pick up / drop off from Airport/Hotel/Riad.
✓ Accommodation in Boumalne Dades and Ouarzazate hotels during the tour.
✓ Sleeping in the desert camp.
✓ Camel trek in the desert.
✓ Dinners and breakfasts.
✗ Plane ticket to and from Morocco.
✗ Lunches and drinks during the tour.
✗ Entrance fees to museums and attractions.