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Duration: 8 Days/ 7 Nights

Start Point: Marrakech

End Point: Marrakech

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Desert Expedition Adventure

Journey Across Sands: 8-Day Desert Tour Marrakech to Merzouga

Embark on an epic 8 day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga. And allow yourself to be swept away by the enchanting beauty and mystique of Morocco’s Sahara Desert. This extraordinary expedition promises adventure, cultural immersion. And a profound connection with the desert’s vast landscapes. Join us as we delve into the details of this remarkable journey.

Description

Embark on an exhilarating 8-day desert expedition from Marrakech to Merzouga and immerse yourself in the enchanting landscapes and rich culture of Morocco’s Sahara Desert. Traverse vast stretches of golden sands, majestic dunes, and ancient caravan routes on this unforgettable adventure.

Commence your journey in Marrakech, where the bustling souks, historic palaces, and vibrant atmosphere set the stage for your desert odyssey. Explore the labyrinthine streets of the medina and discover the city’s hidden treasures before heading south towards the desert.

Travel through the breathtaking landscapes of the Atlas Mountains, stopping at scenic viewpoints and charming Berber villages along the way. Marvel at the panoramic vistas of snow-capped peaks and verdant valleys as you make your way towards the Sahara.

Arrive in Merzouga, where the towering dunes of Erg Chebbi rise like golden pyramids against the desert sky. Experience the thrill of camel trekking across the vast expanse of the desert, pausing to witness the mesmerizing sunset over the dunes.

Spend your nights under a blanket of stars in traditional desert camps, where the rhythms of Berber music and the warmth of campfires create an unforgettable ambiance. Indulge in delicious Moroccan cuisine served amidst the tranquility of the desert.

Continue your desert exploration, visiting ancient kasbahs, lush oases, and hidden desert villages as you journey back towards Marrakech. Let our experienced guides lead you on this epic adventure as you traverse the sands of the Sahara and create memories to last a lifetime.

Highlights

  • Visite the red city Marrakesh
  • Visit to the Majorile garden in Marrakech
  • Traversing High Atlas Mountains & Tichka Pass.
  • Film Set location Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
  • Unique Dades Valley Rock Formations.
  • Saharan Spice Markets.
  • Towering sahara Dunes.
  • Desert Pool & Picture Perfect Views.
  • Camel Rides As The Sun Sets & Rises
  • Visit Dades Valley and 1001 ancient Kasbahs
  • Ecploring the draa valley
  • Visit of the important sites in Marrakech
  • Exploring the south pearl with local guide Marrakesh

Included

  • Private Moroccan Multi Lingual Driver 5 Days
  • Private A/C 4 x 4 Vehicle & Fuel.
  • Private Moroccan Multi Lingual Driver.
  • All Accommodations.
  • All Breakfasts.
  • Camel Guide Fee.
  • Optional Informal Sand Boarding.
  • Airport Transfers.
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Dinner and breakfast

Excluded

  • Drinks and lunches
  • Tickets to the sites
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Travel insurance

DAY 1: THE ARRIVAL TO MARRAKECH

Our driver will be waiting for you in the airport, for the pick from the airport to your Riad, And we will see depending on your arrival time you may have a visit to the Majorile garden in Marrakech. Overnight in a riad with breakfast included.

DAY 2: MARRAKECH- HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS- AIT BENHADOU- SKOURA.

Starting the tour from Marrakech, we will pick you up from your hotel/Riad in Marrakech at 8:30am to start the journey to the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi N’tichka pass. After some stops in the high atlas for photos and rest you will continue on the road to reach kasbah air benhadou where you will have some time to visit it. The Kasbah is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards you will drive through Ouarzazate with a possible stop at film studios. Then in the late afternoon you will reach Skoura where you will spend the night. Overnight in hotel (dinner and breakfast included).

DAY 3: SKOURA – ROSE VALLEY – DADES VALLEY – TODRA CANYON – MERZOUGA.

On this day we will take the road to Merzouga desert. The first stop will be in the valley of roses, then the journey will continue to cross the Dades valley and arrive at the todra canyon for the visit. Then from there you will go back on the road to reach Merzouga where you will spend the night. Overnight at hotel in Merzouga (dinner and breakfast included).

DAY 4: DISCOVERING MERZOUGA AREA – CAMEL RIDE – DESERT CAMP

After breakfast we will start our exploration journey in the desert which will be a tour around Merzouga village and nomadic area then move to Gnawa music village (Khamlia) where you can enjoy Gnawa music and practice dance. Later in the afternoon you will experience the adventure of camel ride to reach the beautiful sunset and reach the desert camp where you will spend the night. Overnight in comfort tent with shower and private facilities (dinner and breakfast included).

DAY 5: MERZOUGA- RISSANI – NKOB – OULED YAHYA OR AGDEZ.

You will start the day early to watch the sunrise and come back for breakfast. Then you will exit the Sahara desert to take the road again, you will pass Rissani, Alnif in a beautiful landscape of mountains, later you will reach Nkob where you can have lunch. After that you will reach your accommodation. Overnight in hotel/kasbah (dinner and breakfast included).

DAY 6: OULED YAHYA – OUARZAZATE – MARRAKECH.

Today is the day of the return trip to Marrakech, on this day you will try to visit the sites that you missed on the first day. Later in the afternoon the driver will drop you off in your Accommodation in a Riad in Marrakech. Dinner and breakfast included.

DAY 7: THE VISIT OF MARRAKECH WITH A LOCAL GUIDE.

In this day our local guide will come to pick you up from your accommodation to start the visit of the important sites in Marrakech, like the Bahia palace, the medina and the mean square markets. After you finish the visit we will drop you off in your accommodation again. Night in the same accommodation as previous. Dinner in your own, breakfast included.

DAY 8 : THE DEPARTURE TO THE AIRPORT

Our driver will pick you up from the Riad to the airport in Marrakech, and please notice you will need to be in the airport at least 2 hours and half before the flight departure. End of the tour.

 

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