5 days tour from Marrakech: Paris Dakar Road Tour

5 days tour from Marrakech: Paris Dakar Road Tour

Duration:  05 days
Departure:  Marrakech
Arrival:  Marrakech

Day1:Marrakech-Tizi N’tichka pass-Ait Ben Haddou-El Kelaa Mgouna-Dades valley

Set off for Dades valley. We start the 05 days wild desert Safari itinerary from your Riad in Marrakech. The Journey takes us via the high Atlas Mountains while we enjoy superb views of the green valleys and edge perched Berber villages. Take the opportunity to stop for some panoramic pictures. We move on via the only pass to cross the Mountains, Tizi N’tichka. When we are done with the mountains.  You to take a guided visit of Ksar Ait Ben Haddou, a famous tall adobe building reserved to shoot movies. Among the movies: Lawrence of Arabia and Jesus of Nazareth. After lunch, we transfer you via the towns of Skoura & Kelaa Mgouna to Dades valley. We enjoy the spectacular road along Assif N Dades River, and the cultivated lands along the valley. You will not miss the beautiful villages and houses along. Check into hotel.

Day2:Dades valley-Todgha gorges-Alnif-Tazoulayt-Off Road to Ramlia

After breakfast, we transfer you to Tinghir from where we join the spectacular Todgha valley with stop to capture nice pictures. In the gorges, you will have time to take a walk and enjoy the narrow pass where water flows and used for agriculture.
Remember today is an adventurous stage of the trip. You will be taken on off road safari to cross the wild desert and dried rivers. The accommodation where you stay is basic, but very clean.
You will have picnic on the way, and meet super friendly villagers and see the way they live.
After our adventure, we will reach the little town of Ramlia where night will be spent.

Day3:Ramlia to Merzouga

Today’s itinerary reconcile with yesterday quite long drive. After breakfast, we visit of the local village of Ramlia with its gardens. You meet Berber families with whom we share a mint tea pot. Late on, transfer to Merzouga, which is only less than 3 hours drive.  Here you are on the famous way of the Paris-Dakar racing. Enjoy amazing views of sands lying on volcano rocky Mountains. You join the way in Taouz from where we move to visit the village of black inhabitants. We listen to felt-hearted gnawa music played by the black descendents of Africa. We move to Merzouga for relaxation and for camel trekking preparation. Around 16h00, departure on camel rides to spend the night amid the Erg Chebbi golden and sandy dunes.

Day4:Merzouga-Rissani-Tazarine-Nekoub-Draa valley-Ouarzazate

After sunrise pictures and breakfast, you will be taken by camels or jeep to the town of Merzouga from where we set off for Ouarzazate. We pass Rissani and stop for a short visit if we coincide with one of the day market. Later on, we drive to Alnif and stop for a drink. We continue to Nekoub enjoying the views of the Anti-Atlas Mountains. After lunch, we join the longest date valley in Morocco. It is the Draa valley with its long and million palm trees. We pass Agdez and cross the Mountains of Ait Saouen before reaching Ouarzazate in the evening. Check into the hotel.


We depart back to Marrakech via the alternative scenic road that passes via the village of Telouet till the middle of the high Atlas Mountains. On the way, we visit the Telouet Kasbah and continue via the Tizi N tichka pass till Marrakech. End of 5 days itinerary desert trip.