8-Day Ultimate Desert Tour – Round Trip from Marrakesh

8-Day Ultimate Desert Tour – Round Trip from Marrakesh

Desert lovers rejoice! This is a perfect holiday within a holiday for those who are staying in Marrakesh and want to get away from the cities to explore the more remote areas adjacent to the sahara. For those travelling to the desert for Morocco’s famous sand bathing, this is also a great option. The journey is made more comfortable by breaking up the long stretches with overnight stays between the city and the desert.

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to the  airport of Marrakech to their riad.

Day 2: Marrakech Visit of the city.

Our private sector Marrakech tour starts today and we’re going to explore  the attractions of Marrakech and the monuments of this “red city of Morocco”.  The Marrakech private tour including a visit to the Majorelle gardens , also the Koutoubia tower and the Saadian tombs . We will visit the Bahia Palace and the new call Guéliz. Then, we’ll look at the Marrakech walk through the souks  and then you will have free program in Marrakech. Tonight we stayed  in local/ traditional Moroccan riad hotel with breakfast and dinner.

Day 3: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou  – Ouarzazette – dades Gorges:

After breakfast in the riad   , the Dades valley, passing through Puerto mountain  of Tizi-n-Tichka in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains  . We stop at  a UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Ben  Haddou. It has been the scene of many of the famous films like Lawrence of Arabia , Gladiator and Alexander. We will go to  visit Ouarzazatte Taourirt Kasbah and study of local cinema . We continue our private tour  to Marrakech the roses valley and we will send it to  via of the Berber village El Kelaa M’Gouna to reach  Dades gorges. Tonight we will stay here, in local/traditional Moroccan riad hotel with breakfast and dinner.

Day 4: Gorges Dades –  Gorges Todra – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga desert.

Our Marrakech tour starts today to Todra gorges. We are going to explore the surroundings, and  then continue on our 4 ×4 valley tour passing zigzag path to exit, Erfoud  and Rissani. Then we arrived at Merzouga , also called the Erg Chebbi Sahara desert that is located 32 km  long and 9 km wide . Tonight we stayed  in desert / local traditional Moroccan riad hotel with breakfast and dinner.

Day 5: Merzouga  – Erg Chebbi 4 ×4 tour and camel rides :

After breakfast in the riad is still studying  in the region of the desert, visiting the “people of the blacks ” called Khamlia. We are going to enjoy their  music and style of life. Later , we met  the traveller families living   in desert tents and we may have  lunch , traditional food called pizza Berber Berber. Then we will visit Rissani , a fortified town with  many towers . Here we will visit local souk . We travelled back to  Merzouga and from here we will ride the camels, guided by an experienced guide camels in the dunes . The camel trek takes about 90 minutes   to reach the  desert camp. We are going to enjoy the sunset over  the dunes  and then also like traditional dinner in the camp.

Day 6: Merzouga – Prefecture – valley of the Draa – Ouarzazate :

Our private sector Marrakech tour continues seeing sunrise over the dunes and  then we will proceed with the camels the riad shower and breakfast. Then we are going to continue our Morocco 4 ×4 trip to Ouarzazate, passing by Alnif and Tazzarine and Nkob. We also passed by reach Draa valley  Ouarzazzate. Tonight we stayed  in local/ traditional Moroccan riad hotel with breakfast and dinner.

Day 7: Ouarzazette – Tizi n Tichka pass montain – Marrakech:

After breakfast our private tour Marrakech continues today and  that, in Marrakech, passing through the spectacular mountains of the high Atlas . We can visit Kasbah Ait Benhaddou , Kasbat Talouet and Tizi n Tichka mountain pass  for arriving in Marrakech . Tonight we stayed  in Marrakech riad /hotel with traditional moroccan dinner and breakfast  .

Day 8: Marrakech – transfer to the airport .

Our private sector Marrakech tour ends today and transfer   to the airport for  departure.

Includes:

  • Transportation (4×4 SUV or minibus with air-conditioning)
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Hotel/riad overnight stays
  • Breakfast & Dinner (except for breakfast on first day and dinner on last day)
  • Local city guides where applicable
  • Camel trekking at Erg Chebbi
  • Accommodation in traditional nomad tent
  • Turbans for protection from sun and sand
  • Sandboarding in The Dunes

Excludes:

  • Flights
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Admittance fees (for optional attractions such as museums and mosques)
NOTE: If the tours that we offer do not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare a custom itinerary according to your wishes.

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