5 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO DESERT

Brief Itinerary

*Enjoy the views of Atlas mountains while passing Tizi n Tichka    mountain pass on this Marrakech Desert Tours via Ouarzazate

*visiting Ait Benhaddou and film studios in Ouarzazate

*We will explore Dades and Todra gorges with optional trekking 

*Experience Sahara desert in Merzouga

*We will enjoy camel trek in desert

*we will explore the Darra valley

DAY 1 : MARRAKECH – TIZI NTICHKA PASS – OUARZAZATE:

After breakfast, your driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech. Then start your Marrakech Desert Tours via Ouarzazate, you will pass through Tizi Ntichka, the highest pass in the atlas mountains. Before arriving to Ouarzazate, the Moroccan Hollywood, we will visit first Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, which is happened to be the largest one in Morocco, and in which many famous movies were filmed. Lunch will be in the kasbah, then we will drive to Ouarzazate, you will have the chance to visit the film studios, where many films have been filmed, such as, “the last temptation of Christ” and “the Gladiator”. Your journey is over for that day, in which you will dine and spend the night in one of the local riads.

DAY 2 : OUARZAZATE – SKOURA –BOUTAGHRAR -DADES VALLEY:

After breakfast, this whole day is dedicated to exploring the nature wonders. First, we will stop at Skoura, which contains a beautiful kasbah named Ameridil, Moreover, the birds valley in which you will walk within it, enjoying the beauty of the nature, and the peaceful place. Next, we will head to Kalaat Mgouna well-known for its roses fields and the production of the natural rose water. Then, we will continue our Marrakech Desert Tours via Ouarzazate, to Boutaghrar area, which is known for its traditional and primitive way of life. In the first place, you will find people living in caves, you will have the chance to have lunch with them on the berber way. Finally, we will arrive to the Dades gorges, where you will dine in beautiful local restaurants overlooking the rocky gorges, also you will spend the night there.

DAY 3 : DADES VALLEY – TODRA GORGE – MERZOUGA:

In the morning after breakfast, we will leave Dades valley. Then, we will go to another spectacular valley named Todra valley, passing through Tinghir. In the same way, you will have fun and enjoy your time watching the beauty of the surrounding. Arriving to the valley, you will explore the place, and walk under the red cliff of 300m deep. Furthermore, the place gives a big opportunity for climbers to do their preferred sport. Then, we will continue our Marrakech Desert Tours via Ouarzazate, to Merzouga village. There you will go to the hotel to have a rest. After that, your expert camel guide will be waiting for you to have a camel trek for an hour, until you reach the high dune of Erg-Chebbi in order to see the unique sunset. After that, you will pass the night in berber tents at the heart of the desert. In the first place, you will have an experience of life time, enjoying the fire camps, berber dinner, and sleeping under the magical sky.

DAY 4 : MERZOUGA – DRAA VALLEY:
Next morning, you will find your camel rider waiting for you in order to watch the dramatic sunrise over the dunes. Then, you will trek back peacefully between the sand dunes to Marzouga hotel. After breakfast, we will leave Merzouga for Rissani. Especially, Sijilmassa, which is well known for its preserving traditions. Before arriving to Daraa valley, we will pass through Alnif and Tazarine. Upon arrival to the valley , you will be fascinated by the numerous Kasbahs. Finally, we will spend the night there at the traditional guest house, enjoying the Moroccan dinner.
DAY 5 : DRAA VALLEY – MARRAKECH:
In the last day of your unforgettable trip, we will go to Marrakech. During the trip, you will enjoy the scenic views of palm groves and the buildings of berber villages. Plus, Saghro mountains, which is a well known area for Hollywood movies, such as, The mummy and Jewel of the nile. Finally, you will pass through Tizi n’tichka, and arrive to Marrakech, where your driver will transport you to your accommodation. Hence the end of our Marrakech Desert Tours via Ouarzazate.

Tour included of Marrakech Desert Tours via Ouarzazate:

*Pick up and drop off from your hotel

*Transport in comfortableair-conditioned 4×4 vehicle
*Experienced English speakingdriver/guidee
*Camel trek to reach the desert camp (1 camel per person)
*Accommodation in hotel / riad / desert camp in desert tents
*1 Night in the Sahara desert dunes with dinner and breakfast

Not included﹕

*Drinks and lunches

*Plane ticket to and from Morocco

*Tips and what’s not mentioned