5 Days from Marrakesh to Merzouga via Ouarzazte

Day 01 : Marrakesh – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley

Departure in the morning heading east toward Ouarzazate via Tizi N’tichka Pass up throught the high Atlas Mountains stopping to take scenic photos along the way.You will visit the Ait Ben Haddou village to see an ancient Kasbah ranked by the UNESCO organization, it is one of the world top touristic attractions. Many famous movies were filmed in there.You will continue to Ouarzazate where are the largest movie studios or the so called the whooly-Wood of Africa, it where you can stop for lunch (optional). Set off through the Skoura which is an extensive Oases of palm groves where a beautiful Kasbah is located called kasbah Amrhydil. Then via Roses valley it is where roses festival is held every May of each year, in this town you’ll change the direction as you’ll take an off the beathen track through which you’ll appreciate the tranquility of the mountains populated by the nomads of the Atlas. On the way you’ll keep your eyes open to see a host of mud and bricks constructed Berber villages. Check into your accommodation in the bottom of the gorges. Overnight in Dades

Day 02 : Dades Gorges – Merzouga

Breakfast and check it out to other kind of Gorges it is Todra Canyons ( 300 m up narrowest point ), it is an ideal place for walking and exploring on your own. Then we will drive further to the desert of Merzouga, to join the unique dunes of Morocco. Dinner and overnight in a hotel near the dunes.

Day 03 : Merzouga – Dunes 4×4 tour – Nomad people – Merzouga Camel trek

After breakfast you will make a visit around Merzouga by 4×4, in which you will visit the slave’s village of Khamlia, where you will enjoy the local Gnawa music. Furthermore you will visit a nomads tent through which you will have the chance to discover the quotidian life of the nomads, you will have a cup of tea with them, and then return to your hotel. In the afternoon at sunset you will Camel Trek through the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi to a nomad-tented camp where the camels are hobbled, and where you will enjoy the total silence and calmness that the vastest Sahara on earth has to offer, also enjoy your fresh dinner under the stars and where you will enjoy the desert music played by the camp staff. Overnight in a nomad tented camp with dinner

Day 04 : Merzouga – Rissani – Alnif-Tazarine – Agdez

You’ll wake up early to see the sunrise over the dunes then ride back on your camel to the hotel where you’ll have breakfast and shower. We then continue the trip towards the vast palm of Tafilalet through the town of Rissani (the root of the Alaouite dynasty and the ancient capital of Sultans Alaouite) Continue to Alnif lunch in the right place. Carry on the road via Tazarine, N’kob and Tansihkt from here we will take an off road which crosses the Draa Valley, it would be your chance again to see the Ksours and Kasbahs. Arrive to ancient town of Agdez. Overnight in Agdez

Day 05 : Ouarzazate – Atlas Mountains – Marrakesh

After breakfast we will start our journey toward to red city of Marrakesh crossing the Pass of Ait Sawn and then through Atlas Mountains .Arrive Marrakesh and the end of the trip.

Tour includes :

  • Pick up and drop off to your accommodation
  • 4 days exclusive services of a minibus or 4WD.
  • 4 days services of an English/Spanish speaking driver/guide
  • 2 night en-suite accommodation
  • 1 night nomad tent under stars
  • Camel trek to nomadic camp
  • 3 dinners and breakfasts

Not included :

  • Drinks
  • Lunches
  • Entrance/Activity Fees
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