Tour 4 days trip to merzouga
desert from marrakech
Tour 4 days trip to merzouga desert from marrakech
Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Dades Gorge
We will make an early morning departure from Marrakech to cross the Tichka Pass in the High Atlas Mountains with a short stop for coffee and a visit to the Argan oil cooperative. We will stop for lunch at the UNESCO World Heritage site, Ait Ben Haddou, the most famous Kasbah in Morocco. After lunch we will continue to the Oasis of Skoura, where there are numerous ancient Kasbahsstand among the palm trees. From here, the route takes us through Kela'a M'gouna, the Valley of the Roses, with astop to see cosmeticslocallymade of the abundant roses of the valley. We will continue to the DadesGorge where we will stay at a hotel next to the river at night.
Day 2 : Dades Gorge - Todra Gorge - Merzouga Camel Ride.
After breakfast we will take a short trip to Todra Gorge We will take awalk to see the rock walls that rise to 300 m in the narrowest parts before continuing to Merzouga. We will arrive late to our hotel Erg Chebbi and prepare for the departure of camels. We will take a 90 minute camel ride to watch the sunset at the top of the dunes before reaching the desert camp. We will have a traditional tagine, drink delicious mint tea and listen to traditional berber music as we observe the stars and risingmoon in the astonishing Saharadesert. We will spend the night in a traditional nomad tent.
Day 3 : Merzouga - Khamlia - Rissani - Merzouga.
We will get up early to see the sunrise show on the dunes of the Sahara before returning to the hotel for breakfast and rest. We will make a circuit of the desert dunes, where you will have the opportunity to see the surprising changing contrasts of the desert. We will visit the "black village" of Khamlia to see the Gnawa musicians before having a traditional Berber pizza for lunch in the ancient capital of Rissani. After lunch you can visit the traditional markets and / or have coffee in one of the many cafes while you watch the day to day of the city.
Day 4 : Merzouga - Midelt - Ifrane - Fez.
We will travel through the Ziz Valley and the Middle Atlas Mountains as we leave the desert region of Fez. We will cross the forests of cedar of Azrou and we will stop to feed the monkeys. We will continue to Ifrane, the "Swiss of Morocco" to arrive early to Fes.
Services for tour
What is included in private Morocco tour :
- Up and drop off in Marrakech (at your hotel , airport or any other place)
- Private transfer by comfortable air conditioned 4x4 vehicle
- Experienced English speaking guide / driver
- Camel ride in Merzouga desert
- Sleeping in Merzouga desert tents at a camp
- Activities in Merzouga desert - sand-boarding
- Breakfasts and dinners during the private Morocco tour
What is NOT included in private Morocco tour :
- Lunches / drinks during private Morocco tour from Marrakech
- Plane ticket to and from Morocco
- Entry fees to monuments / museums
- What is not mentioned in itinerary