4 DAYS morocco TOUR FROM MARRAKECH
4 DAYS MOROCCO DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH
4 DAYS DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH
The 4-day Sahara desert tour from Marrakech is one of the most popular desert tours from Marrakech that connects the two imperial cities. This exciting tour lets you discover a big part of the south of Morocco, departing from the attractive city of Marrakech towards the Atlas mountains and crossing beautiful scenery on the curvy roads and perched Berber villages blending with the mountains, to the famous kasbahs of Ait Benhaddou fortified village and Ouarzazate with its cinematic attractions, spending the first night in the heart of the Dades gorges in a comfortable hotel. Then,you will enjoy a short walk in the Todgha immense gorges before heading towards Merzouga , you will ride the camels and go deep in the desert to spend a night in a luxury camp ( you will have your private tents equipped with comfortable beds and plenty of sheets for the cold nights, and ensuite bathroom and shower). Enjoy a starry night under a clear and peaceful sky, and spend some quality time with the staff with music around the fire after a delicious dinner. In the third day, you will explore Merzouga village, visit nomadic famillies, gnaoua music, Erg Chebbi dunes. Then, back to Marrakesh.
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MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA TOUR 4 DAYS
Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley:
Departure from the hotel or the airport in Marrakech at 8 am and travel to the High Atlas, the foothills of the Moroccan Atlas Mountains, through the port of Tizi N’Tichka with stops for panoramic views and photography of the small Berber villages. We will then continue south to the ksar (fortified village) of Ait Ben-Haddou, where we will visit the famous kasbah (declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986). Several films like Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy, The Pearl of the Nile, and The Sahara with Penelope Cruz…, have been filmed in this spectacular scene. Lunch will be in one of the restaurants nearby. We will then continue to Ouarzazate, known as the Gate of the Desert. There, we will see the Taourirt kasbah, one of the most impressive kasbahs in Morocco. The next place to visit will be the Valley of Roses, passing through the palm groves of Skoura, a wonderful place to contemplate the more than 700,000 palm trees and the many kasbahs built in the surrounding area. Damask roses are grown in this valley for cosmetic purposes, such as obtaining valuable rose water. Finally, we will continue to Dades Valley, where we will spend the night.
Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga:
After breakfast, we will enjoy one of the most beautiful views of the Dades Valley from one of the strategic viewpoints in the mountains. After a few stops along the way, we will reach Todra Gorges. The scenery here is spectacular. Local people live in the area and can be seen in their adobe villages. Due to their rocks with many uneven surfaces, these gorges are popular among rock climbers. After a short walk in the Todra Gorges, we will have free time for lunch in Tinjdad or Touroug, and then we will continue into the desert ‘Merzouga.’ There we will ride our camels through the magic dunes (Erg Chebbi), and admire the sunset on top of the dune. Then continue to our camp, where we will enjoy an ambiance with Berber music under a starry sky. Dinner and overnight will be the camp.
Day 3: Merzouga Desert – Nomadic families – Khamlia village – Erg Chebbi:
We will wake up early to have the opportunity to see the sunrise and enjoy the landscape. After a hearty breakfast, we will our camels back to Merzouga where our driver is waiting for us, then, we will continue along the road where we can see nomadic settlements and learn their secrets and manners. Our next stop will be at an observation point to contemplate the Erg Chebbi hole. There, we can also see the limits between Morocco and Algeria. We will then make our way to the village of Kamilia, originally from Mali, where we will have a relaxing tea and listen to a concert of Gnawa spiritual music. Transfer to the hotel and have a free afternoon to enjoy the town or the dunes next to the hotel to admire the sunset. Dinner and overnight will be at the hotel.
Day 4: Desert of Merzouga – Rissani – Nkod – Ouarzazat – Marrakech:
After having breakfast, we will travel again through the Draa Valley, where we will see the sights of Rissani, The Moroccan architecture in palaces, gates, and temples is worthy of many photographs. On the last leg of the tour, we will drive through Nkob, then Tamnougalt, before returning to the familiar town of Ouarzazate. Lunch is available at any café before we head back through the Atlas Mountains and back to Marrakech to conclude our journey. Arrival in Marrakech expected around 20:00
4 DAYS MOROCCO TOUR FROM MARRAKESH DETAILS :
4 DAYS DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH
WHAT IS INCLUDED :
- Private 4×4 vehicle with A/C (or minibus).
- Pick up from hotel/riad or airport.
- English/spanish speaking driver
- Nights in boumalen.
- 2 Night in the desert.
- Camel ride for sunset or sunrise(a camel per each).
WHAT IS EXCLUDED :
- Enterance fees to monuments.
4 DAYS from marrakech to merzouga itinerary
4 DAYS IN MOROCCO FROM MARRAKECH
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