5 days and 4 nights private desert trip from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi desert. Eco desert Morocco team have created this itinerary to give you more time to enjoy the famous Tizi-N-Tichka pass and its Mountains panoramic views, visit the ancient Kasbahs such as Telouet and UNESCO heritage site, Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, Ouarzazate, Gorges, Valleys, Erg Chebbi golden sand dunes, etc. This Morocco desert tour from Marrakech allows time to stop and enjoy each setting.
Day 1: MARRAKECH – HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS – AIT BEN HADDOU – OUARZAZATE – DADES VLLEY:
5 days private desert tour from Marrakech, via Atlas mountains with an experienced driver at 8 am. driving through Tizi Tichka 2260m high. During this trip, you will stop to enjoy impressive landscapes and visit the Argan oil cooperative. After lunch at a local restaurant, Have an afternoon to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site, Ait Ben Haddou. Then depart to Dades valley via Rose valley. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 2: DADES VALLEY – TODRA GORGES – SAHARA DESERT:
After breakfast in the hotel, drive back through the valley to see the amazing rock formation “the monkey Fingers”, Leaving Dades valley towards Todra Gorge where you’ll walk under the 300m high red cliff, where many rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Continuing our trip to Erfoud and Rissani where we’ll have lunch and afterward, we’ll leave for the village of Merzouga, You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you check into your accommodation. Overnight in the Hotel.
Day 3: ERG CHEBBI DESERT EXCURSION:
We start our explorative journey of the area. Visiting the village of the blacks’, originally slaves from Sudan to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations, including flamingos. You may also like to visit the nomad wire house where many Berber handicrafts are priced lower than in the big cities.
In the afternoon a camel ride, guided by an experienced Camel man, to explore inside the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi desert. Here you’ll spend your first night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent. Dinner will be served in the tent where you will spend the night. Dinner Bed and Breakfast. are provided.
Day 4: DESERT– ERISSANI – NKOB – AGDEZ – OUARZAZATE:
After sunrise, have breakfast in our desert camp, then we go back on the camels to Merzouga, meet our driver and drive to Ouarzazate, passing through different Berber villages of the small atlas mountains ( Alnif, Tazarine, Agdz, Draa valley ). Overnight in Ouarzazate.
Day 5: OUARZAZATE – HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MARRAKECH:
You will start your last day with Eco desert Morocco with a short drive to visit the cinema studios, then start your adventure in the High Atlas Mountains back to the Imperial city of Marrakech via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizi Tichka 2260m high offering impressive views of valleys, mountains and many Berber villages nearby and arriving at Marrakech in the evening. Marrakech desert trip.
- 5 days / 4 nights excursion from Marrakech to the desert of Merzouga.
- Transportation in comfortable 4×4 with air conditioning and/or heating.
- Roundtrip transfer from your accommodation in Marrakech.
- Driver speaking English.
- Half board: 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners, 3 nights in a hotel in Dades valley/Merzouga and Ouarzazate 1 night in desert camp
- Camel ride back and forth in the dunes.
- Lunches and drinks.
- Entrances to the monuments.
- Tips and personal expenses.