5 Days Tour From Marrakech to Desert

Duration

5 days

Max People

15

Suitable for

All ages

Pickup

Hotel

Description
Included/Excluded
Tour Plan

Overview

Embark on a captivating 5-day Tour from Marrakech to the desert, unveiling the beauty of southern Morocco. Explore the iconic Ait Ben Haddou kasbah and the enchanting Dades valley. Engage in an adventurous experience amidst the Erg Chebbi dunes. Traverse the picturesque Draa valley, as our tour concludes back in the vibrant city of Marrakech.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the iconic Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and immerse yourself in the historical and architectural wonders it holds.
  • Explore the enchanting Dades valley, known for its stunning landscapes, including lush greenery and impressive rock formations.
  • Engage in an adventurous experience amidst the Erg Chebbi dunes, creating lasting memories as you traverse the mesmerizing Sahara Desert.
  • Journey through the picturesque Draa Valley, witnessing its scenic beauty and cultural significance as you approach the conclusion of your tour.
  • This captivating journey promises a blend of iconic landmarks, including Ait Ben Haddou, and the natural beauty of the Dades valley, Erg Chebbi dunes, and Draa Valley.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport en 4×4 or minivan + Fuel.
  • Driver / Guide.
  • Accommodation during the tour.
  • Breakfasts.
  • Lunches during the tour.
  • Drinks

Tour Plan

Day 01 Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Tizi N’ntichka – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate

Your journey begins at your Marrakech Riad/hotel, venturing towards the southeastern realm of Morocco by traversing the awe-inspiring High Atlas Mountains via the renowned Tizi N’tichka pass. Along the way, indulge in the picturesque landscapes that unfold, offering fantastic opportunities for panoramic photographs. Ait Ben Haddou village, nestled near the Oued Elmalh River, invites exploration of its historical adobe-rich Kasbah, recognized as a backdrop for iconic films like Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, and Game of Thrones. A guided tour of Ait Ben Haddou is followed by a leisurely lunch.

Continuing our expedition to Ouarzazate. Possible visit of Atlas Studio, and then a picture of Taourirt Kasbah.

Check into the hotel in Ouarzazate for overnight.

Day 02 Ouarzazate-Agdez-Draa valley-Alnif- Tafraoute Sidi Ali

Breakfast at the hotel.
Our Route traverse the Anti-Atlas Mountains passing via the town of Agdez and join the breathtaking Draa valley, adorned with its splendid palm trees.
Our path guides us further to Agdez, then Alnif where we include a stop for lunch or an open air picnic!
From there, we drive further towards the South East of Morocco to the town of Sidi Ali (also called Tafraoute Sidi Ali) where you will check into the hotel. Overnight

Day 03 Sidi Ali-Ramlia-Ouzina-Erg Znigue

In the morning, we set off towards the captivating Erg Chebbi or Erg Znigue sand dunes. You will be driver on offroad on the original “Paris Dakar Rally” path corssing dried river and enjoy spectacular black Mountains covered with red sands.

Take a stop in the village of Ramlia and enjoy an example of an African adobe houses village. Have tea, see the gardens and the old system of irrigation called khatarra.

Travel further to Erg Chebbi and include a stop for lunch on the go.
Around Merzouga is the starting point for an unforgettable camel trek into the heart of the sand dunes. At the camp, there’s time for sandboarding, sunset photography, and embracing the unique desert ambiance. As the day concludes, an overnight stay awaits under nomad tents, providing an authentic experience amidst the captivating desert landscape

Day 04 Erg Chebbi-Rissani-Erfoud-Todgha gorges-Dades valley

After breakfast, we set off for Dades valley Opting for an alternative route, we venture via Rissani, where you might catch a glimpse of the bustling Souk market if timing aligns.

Our journey continues with today’s itinerary, leading us towards the Todra gorges via the town of Erfoud which is known for fossil’s preparation.

Todra gorges, a grand spectacle of Morocco with flowing water nourishing extensive palm groves. You’ll have the chance to capture breathtaking photographs and take a leisurely walk to fully appreciate the natural beauty.

Eventually reaching the captivating Dades Valley. The road leading to the gorges is a spectacle in itself, adorned with impressive rock formations carved by the Assif n Dades River. Our hotel overlooks the lush gardens along the river, providing a serene and picturesque setting for our stay.

Day 05 Dades valley-Skoura-Tizi N tichka-Marrakech

After a satisfying breakfast, we embark on our journey to Marrakech. Opting for a different route, we explore the charming Kasbah of Telouet. Our route then guides us through the breathtaking Ounila Valley, adorned with remote villages nestled along its slopes. Continuing onwards, we traverse the Tizi N’tichka Pass, eventually arriving back in the vibrant city of Marrakech.

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