Marrakech Desert tour Camel Trekking to Marrakech – 5 Days Marrakech Tour
Marrakech Tour is The most popular In Morocco and you will discover desert Tours, the life makes live an experience rich in landscapes in the Sahara Desert, Departing from Marrakech across the high atlas mountains and during 4 days Or 5-days, among The Merzouga Desert Tour from Marrakech you will never get bored because you will be busy admiring one scene after another.
Day 01: Marrakech -Ait Benhaddou – Gorge Dades
We will welcome you at Marrakesh airport,in order to drive to Ouarzazate, a former caravan town on the silk and salt route in the eastern foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Ouarzazate is known as the Gateway to the Sahara. First of all, we will travel through the dramatic landscape of the High Atlas Mountains passing through the berber town of Taddert and over the 2260 meters high Tizi-in-Tichka pass. We will stop at the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, 30 kilometers from Ouarzazate. The kasbah is one of the most intriguing red earth castles lining the ancient road of the Kasbahs, and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Lunch by the Kasbah and continue on our way to Dades Gorge via Ouarzazate. ?the Hollywood of Africa?. On, through the ?Road of the thousand Kasbahs?- the fascinating ?sand castles?.we will continue in our journey to stop at Kalaat Mgouna, ?the rose?s city? known for roses and its annual festival during the roses harvest in May, and then continue to our hotel in the heart of the Dades Gorge.
Day 2: Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge -Merzouga
After breakfast in the hotel, drive back through the valley to see the amazing rock formation ?the monkey toes?, and the still-standing 19th century Kasbah of Ait Yul. Leave the Dades valley towards Tinrghir and the Todra valley. Watch the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Get to the Gorge and walk under the 300m high red cliff, where many Rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Continue our trip to Erfoud and Rissani where we have lunch; afterwards, we leave for the village of Merzouga , where your camel will be awaiting you. before you mount your camel, guided by an experienced Camel man, to explore within the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you will spend your first night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent.
Day 3: Merzouga – Camel Trekking in Sahara
Our camel man will awaken us early in the morning to admire what well may be the best sunrise of your life.then we will trek back to the village of Merzouga(to have breakfast) appreciating the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes ? changing with the light as the day progresses. Continuing to the holy city of Er Rissani, a site where the Alauite Dynasty are buried in the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sheriff. we will start exploring the area, visit the ruins of Ksar Abbar, a kasbah that dates from the 17th century. Rissani is surrounded by 360 ksars ( a fortified village with many towers ) and it has a big souk ( an open market) held three times a week. Tour Er Rissani?s famed palmeria and enjoy a glimpse of life as it is lived on the fringe of the Sahara Desert. Stay overnight at HOTEL
Day 4 : Merzouga- Agdez -Ouarzazate.
After breakfast ,we will leave for Rissani ? once Sijilmassa ? is the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty, the current ruling family. With most of the woman veiled, and men hooded, this is a very traditional Moroccan town. We?ll continue driving towards Agdez , via Alnif and Tazarine, before we get to the fascinating Draa Valley at the edge of the Atlas Mountains, along which lay hundreds of Berber Kasbahs.we will passe through Agdez to end our journey in Ouarzazate .
Day 5 : Ouarzazate – Marrakesh .
After breakfast, we will depart for Marrakesh through the famous Tizi ?in-Tichka pass over the High Atlas Mountains. The range has snow on its peaks most of the year. Appreciate the beauty of the timeless landscapes on the twisted roads through Berber villages. Arriving Marrakesh .where the tour ends.
The fee includes the following for the whole tour
- Touring in a Suv4x4 air-conditioned vehicle + Fuel.
- Hotel Pick up & Drop off at your hotel.
- A English speaking driver/guide.
- Berber music at the camp.
- A guided camel trekking in the desert.
- A night at the hotel in Dades valley plus dinner & breakfast.
- A night at the hotel in Merzouga plus dinner and breakfast.
- A night in a private tent in the Sahara plus dinner & breakfast.
- A night at the hotel in Ouarzazate plus dinner & breakfast.
- Private room & tent in the desert with private toilet/hot shower.
- 4×4 car to take your luggage to the camp and you can ride it instead of camels if you want.
- Free Sandboarding in the desert.
START POINT ? FINISH POINT?
You will be picked up from your accommodation in Marrakech city, many riads does not have access by car so the driver will park nearby and come to get you.
You will be droped off at the nearest point to your riad/hotel , our driver can call your riad to meet you if needed.
AVAILABILITY & DATES
This tours runs all year-round and can depart at any date of your preference.
We usually have several tours departing each week that you may join if you wish , please get in Touch
FOOD ON THE TOUR
The food is fresh and healthy. Example meals:Breakfast: Jam, bread, cookies, fruit, juice, butter, coffee, milkDinner: Soup, classic Morooccan tajine, couscous, olives, nuts, fruit Can my dietary requirements be catered to?
WHAT’S ABOUT THE LUGGAGE DURING THE TOUR ?
Personal baggage will be all the time with you on the car during the whole tour. During the overnight camel trek, you can pack what you will need and leave the rest on the car
Personnel First aid KitLightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pantsLightweight daypack Sunglasses Sunscreen Torch &
NOTE : If the itineraries that we offer does not match what you’re looking for ,contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements
THE PRICES are depends the accomondations.