5 days tour from marrakech to merzouga desrt
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5 days tour from Marrakech overview:
Our 5 days tour from Marrakech, Is full of adventures and treasures, your tour will start in the morning after you finish your stuff, your driver will pick you up from your accommodation to the Sahara desert via Atlas and the Middle mountains to face Tizi N Tichka where we will have our first stop to enjoy the highest spot in Morocco, Along the way, we will see so many areas that belong to Berber families we will have our second stop at noon to have lunch.
Before entering Ouarzazate city our 5 days tour from Marrakech will take you to visit Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou it is an old building at the edge of big hell where we are going to stop for pictures and to enjoy the beauty of nature. After that, we will drive to the city which is called as”Gate of the desert” where we will spend the night in the Riad / Hotel.
In the next morning, we will have a long to the desert for camel trek and camping in the middle of the dunes via Draa Valley. the next day we recommend you wake early to see the sunrise on the dunes later you will get your camels back to the hotel where you will have breakfast and shower, then your driver will pick you up again to explore the Sahara surrounded, once you get back to your hotel you will have more free time to relax and spend the night in the hotel. the next day we will head back to Marrakech with many stops on our way again and our 5 days tour from Marrakech end.
your tour itinerary:
1 Day : Marrakech – High Atlas – Telouat Kasbah – Ait Ben Haddou – Ounila Valley – Ouarzazate:
On the first day of our 5 days tour from Marrakech, we will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech at 8.30 in the morning in a private vehicle, and depart to Ouarzazate going through the High Atlas mountains. On our way, we´ll see Tizi Ntichka port, that. with 2.260m is the highest point in our country. We will enjoy beautiful landscapes from the viewpoints on the way and make some stops to take pictures of the Berber villages. Then we´ll take a small road that goes to Telouat Kasbah.
After visiting the kasbah you´ll have free time to enjoy a typical food in town. In the afternoon we´ll continue through the Ounila valley, where you can see small Berber villages and families that live in adobe houses lost in the mountains, to reach the ksar (fortified village) of Ait Ben Haddou where we will visit the famous Kasbah (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). Famous films have been shot on this spectacular starry sky stage, including Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penélope Cruz.
After visiting the kasbah we´ll go to Ouarzazate also known as “The gate of the desert”.Dinner at the hotel where we´ll spend the night.
2 Day : Ouarzazate - Draa Valley - Nkob - Merzouga Desert :
Second day of 5 days tour from Marrakech After breakfast, we´ll depart towards the Draa Valley where you can see one of the longest rivers in Morocco. On the way we make some stops to take pictures and enjoy the view of the spectacular kasbahs and Berber villages that dot the road as well as the beauties of the Draa valley. You´ll have some free time for lunch in Nkob or Alnif, and then, after two hours of driving, we´ll reach the wonderful Merzouga dunes. “Desert of powdery sand dunes”. We´ll change there our motorized transportation for one of animal traction to go inside the heart of the desert.
3 Day : Merzouga Desert -4×4 tour:
This is a complete Desert day. “Date with the sunrise” If you are In the middle of the desert, it`s worth getting up early to contemplate the most spectacular sunrise you´ve ever seen at the top of a dune close to the camp and enjoy this landscape that is a gift of nature. After sunrise, we return to Merzouga on the camels where a hearty breakfast is waiting for us. Then we will skirt the Erg Chebbi, a great extension of the sandy desert where we can find the Big Dune of Morocco. which has more than 250mts high. We continue then by the road that was formerly used for the “Paris – Dakar” and ends in the mountains that limit Angelia. Stop at Tissardmin oasis where we can find fossil quarries still present in the area, we continue then by a road where we can see nomad settlements and learn their secrets and manners. The next stop will be at a viewpoint to contemplate the hole Erg Chebbi.
We`ll reach then Kamilia Village, originally from Mali, where we´ll take a relaxing cup of tea while we listen to a concert of the spiritual music of Gnawa. Transfer to your accommodation and free afternoon to enjoy the town or the dunes next to the hotel to see the sunset. Dinner and night in the hotel.
4 Day : Merzouga Desert – Rissani Market – Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Dadés Valley – Dades Gorges:
On the fourth day of our 5 days tour from Marrakech, We will leave the desert after breakfast to go to Rissani where we`ll visit the marketplace (market days: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday), we continue then to Erfoud where we can visit the manufactures of fossilized marble before starting our way to Touroug and Tinjdad palm groves. One hour later we´ll reach one of the best places of the High Atlas, the Todra Gorges. The course of the river has carved out the cliff-sided canyon and it´s because of its beauty and the high rock sides that are very popular among climbers. Free time to have lunch in this wonderful place.
A short walk through the gorges is very advisable to better appreciate the beauty of the landscape. In the afternoon we continue to the Dadès valley, also known as the figs valley going through Boumalne Dadés we`ll stop at the “monkey legs”.Dinner and night at the Dadès gorges.
5 Day: Dades Gorges – Roses Valley – High Atlas Mountains – Marrakech:
After breakfast we can enjoy one of the better views of the Dadès valley from one strategic lookout in the mountains, from there we can appreciate the great number of kasbahs and the scenic characteristics of each one. Then we continue by a road dot with different kasbahs of touristic interest.
After some stops to enjoy the “One thousand kasbahs road”. the Roses Valley and the big Skoura palm grove we`ll get to Ouarzazate to visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, the old residence of the Glaoui or Marrakech pasha. And if you are interested we can visit the cinema studios and the cinema museum. Free time for lunch in town. In the afternoon we start our way back to Marrakech going through the mountain port of Tizi Ntichka with some stops to take pictures. Here we leave back the moon landscape to reach another view full of colors. We`ll get to Marrakech at 6 pm, transfer to the hotel, and your 5 days tour from Marrakech end.