Day 1: Marrakech – Aït Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Zagora
5 days desert tour Marrakech zagora starts when we pick you up from your hotel and travel. So we depart to Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou through Tizi Ntichka pass an elevation of 2260m. After that, we visit the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is a spectacular fortified village. Lunch will be in a traditional restaurant in Ait Benhaddou.
Likewise, we continue to Ouarzazate, visit Kasbah Taourirte and the cinema studios of Atlas & CLA Studios where many movies were produced thus being called The Hollywood of Africa like Lawrence of Arabia, Sahara … Once we have completed the visit of the area we will travel on to Zagora.
The Draa river has given life to a huge oasis about 200 Km at the foothill of the anti-Atlas mountains. This valley has been for many years coveted by the nomads. On the way, stop at Tinzouline to see the graffiti on the rocks. All along, several palm groves will bring their shades between Kasbahs and Ksours dotted with fields of corn, barley, Vegetables, and henna plantations. Dinner and Overnight in Zagora.
Day 2: Zagora – Agdez – Alnif – Merzouga
Today, After breakfast we take the road to Merzouga, you will cross the volcanic peaks of the Anti Atlas Mountains. Then we will visit Agdez one of the nicer Berber villages in Morocco. Then You will have a stop for lunch at the oasis of Alnif.
Finally, arrival at the edge of Erg Chebbi dunes From here we will go to Erg Chebbi where you will embark upon a camel and journey into the Sahara Desert.
In contrast, we will trek our way through the sand to a small Oasis in the middle of the dunes. Here is where you will be spending your evening, where the sky is clear and stars sparkle and shine with intensity. Your accommodations this evening will be camping in a Nomad Berber Tent. Once settled in at camp, a campfire will be lit and our staff will play music with drums for the reason to share our culture with you. Afterward, you will be severed your dinner under the Saharan skies ‘blanket of stars at the campfire or in the restaurant tent at the camp.
Day 3: Khamlia – Camp in Erg Chebbi
Earlier, after your breakfast, you will tour the area of Erg Chebbi. visiting Khamlia is a little village in the desert by the biggest dunes in Erg Chebbi; Also you will visit a Berber residence and listen to the indigenous Gnawa music, which had originated in West Africa. moreover, you will visit some deserted mines and the Oasis of the Palm Trees. equally important, you will visit the small oasis town of Rissani which is near the northwest edge of the Sahara.
This picturesque city has gained popularity, not only as of the Tafilalet capital, but also as a destination where visitors can still experience the true mystique of Morocco. in addition, visiting the famous market where you can find jewelry, souvenirs, gifts, spices, art, and crafts. Also, lunch will be a traditional Moroccan pizza called “Medfouna”. After you will come back to the hotel in Merzouga and prepare for your journey to Erg Chebbi to take a camel ride back to the desert camp where you will enjoy a second night under the stars.
Day 4: Merzouga – Erfoud – Todgha Gorges – Dades
We continue our 5 days desert tour Marrakech zagora In the morning, after having a sunrise breakfast we will break camp and ride our camels out of the desert and back to our original point of departure. Next, travel back to the hotel so that you can shower, breakfast. Collect your luggage before starting on your way back towards Dades. More that, visit the canal of irrigation in Jorf, After that, we continue our road to todgha gorges where we will have a stop to visit the higher gorges in all Morocco.
Then we will cross the valley of roses, we will visit the cooperative of women where you can find all kinds of rose products and bio. Dades Valley: Your accommodations and dinner will in a hotel at Dades Valley.
Day 5: Dades – Ouarzazate – Aït Benhaddou – Marrakech
Earlier, after having breakfast we travel to Ouarzazate via skoura, once we arrive, we visit Kasbah Taourirte and the cinema studios of Atlas & CLA Studios where many movies were produced thus being called The Hollywood of Africa like Lawrence of Arabia, Sahara… further, we depart to Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou through Tizi Ntichka pass an elevation of 2260m. in addition, visit the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou is a spectacular fortified village. After we continue our road, You will stop in Taddart to have lunch at a Berber village in a panoramic restaurant. Once, you complete your lunch we will continue your travel to Marrakech.
Tour includes :
- 4×4 vehicle or Minibus (with A/C)
- An English speaking driver/guide
- Hotel overnight stays
- breakfast & dinner
- A camel ride
- night in desert camp
Tour does not include:
- All that is not mentioned above