Moroccan Desert From Marrakech 5 Day Tour

merzouga desert

Spend 5 days exploring the wonderful Moroccan hills and deserts on this exclusive tour. Visit Aït Ben Haddou, where Gladiator was filmed, and spend a night in the desert. Travel on camel back to discover Morocco’s best kept secrets.

Highlights:

Discover the real Morocco on this 5-day tour

Experience the authentic face of the Sahara, visiting its Kasbahs and ksours

Sleep and dine in a biviouac in the middle of the desert

Experience the beauty of the desert sunset and sunrise

Follow the path of the dromedary desert caravan

  • Duration: 5 days

    from € 580.00
    (per person)
Enjoy a spectacular 5-day journey through Morocco, seeing the beautiful scenery around Marrakech and traveling into the desert on the back of a camel. You will have the opportunity to see Berber Villages and Kasbahs, learning about some of the beautiful architecture of Morocco.Your journey will begin with a scenic drive through the beautiful Moroccan landscape, passing small villages hidden amongst oak trees, walnut groves, and oleander bushes. See the magnificent Kasbah and ksour of Aït Ben Haddou, which has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.Visit the fabulous Kasbah of Amerhidl. You will travel along the Valley of the Roses, through El Klâat Mgouna, where thousands of small pink roses, first planted by French settlers, are grown to make the rose oil essence – Eau de Rose – so beloved by Berber people.On camels, travel to the village of Khamlia and have a break for mint tea at Gnaoua’s house. Cross the very sandy wadi Rheris and track which follows the mountain that leads to Mharech. Enjoy this once in a lifetime trip into the heart of Morocco.Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech– Telouat – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate (Meals: B, L, D)
Tour departs early morning from Marrakech in a 4-wheel drive. Passing the towns of Telouet n Kasbah the tour will take you to Aït Ben Haddou. After a lunch break you will travel to Kasbah Taourirt where the day ends. Dinner and Overnight stay in Ouarzazate.Day 2: Ouarzazate– Gorges de Dadès – Gorges Todra – Erfoud- Merzouga (Meals: B, L, D)
Day begins with a drive to Skoura. After lunch at the Torda Gorges, you will travel further east along the Tinejdad Valley. At Merzouga, you will continue the journey on camels. You will spend the night in a luxury bivouac.Day 3: Merzouga- Khamlia-Taouz-Ouzina-Ramlia-M’harch (Meals: B, L, D)
Following an early rise to see the sunrise you will have breakfast and depart to the village of Khamlia. Your journey will then take you past Taouz, Ziz Wadi and Ouzina. After lunch at Ramlia you will travel to Mharech. Dinner and Overnight in Mharech.Day 4: M’harch – Zagora (Meals: B, L, D)
After breakfast the tour will depart for Zagora along the track of Paris-Dakar, crossing desert plains.Day 5: Zagora – La vallée de Draa – Agdez – Ouarzazate – Marrakech (Meals: B, L, D)
After breakfast the tour departs to Ouarzazate via Draa’s Valley with its numerous palm groves and Kasbahs. You will also pass through the mountains of the Anti Atlas. After Lunch you will continue to Marrakech via the Tizi N’tichka’s pass.

What’s Included:

• Transportation in 4×4
Accommodation for 4 nights based on double occupancy, daily half board
• Entrance fees for monuments
• Full board (vegetarian food is available)
Camel riding in Merzouga
• English-speaking driver/guide
• All taxes

What’s Not Included:

International Airfare.
• The transfer from Moroccan cities or airports to Marrakech. If you would like a member of our staff to meet you wherever you are a supplement will be charged.
• The extra cost of meals.
• All drinks.
• Optional suggested excursions (to reserve and to pay on the spot).
• Optional tips.

Good to Know:

Tour is only available with an English- or French-speaking guide.

Children:

• Under 2 years of age are free of charge
• 3–11 years: 50% discount
• 12 years and up: full cost

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