5 Days Tour From Marrakech To Desert
This is a wonderful 5 Days Tour From Marrakech To Desert. On this Morocco tour of 5 Days / 4 Nights starting from Marrakech you will be able to visit Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, Atlas mountains, Ouarzazate, Todra & Dades gorges, Merzouga desert tour to explore the Erg Chebbi dunes, and Berber villages.
We provide 5 days and longer private, standard, and luxury Marrakech Desert tours.
The cost of the 5 days desert tour departing from Marrakech is based on the number of guests, the style of hotel (Standard, Luxury, or Mixed (Medium option)), and the time of year. Feel free to reach out to us at any time.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR:
- Spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains landscapes
- Explore the UNESCO world heritage of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
- Spend a night in the middle of the stunning Dades gorges
- Panoramic aspects of Erg Chebbi dunes
- Watch Sunset over the sand dunes
- Experience Camel ride in Merzouga Sahara
- Do Sand Boarding activity
- Overnight Camping at Merzouga Desert Camp
- Hearty dinner and party around the campfire (Berber Drums)
- enjoy watching the starry sky
- Wonderful sunset & sunrise in the desert
- Berber nomad families
Day 1: Marrakech » Telouet » Ait Ben-Haddou Kasbah » Ouarzazate [196 KM]
We will start our 5 Days Tour From Marrakech To Desert by picking up from your Marrakech lodging—hotel, Riad, and transported across the well-known High Atlas Mountains chain, over the Tizi N Tichka pass (2260 m), which is the highest point in Morocco.
When you arrive at the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site, you will be wowed by the stunning views of the surrounding landscapes and Berber villages. You will then be taken on a walking tour to discover more about the history of the Kasbah and how it was one of the most likely to seek locations for the filming of many illustrious films, including “Lawrence of Arabia (1962), “The Jewel of the Nile (1985), “Queen (2013).
The next stop will be Ouarzazate; A city called Hollywood of Africa; where you will be spending the first night of your 5 days Desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert.
Day 2: Ouarzazate » Draa Valley » Rissani » Erg Chebbi Dunes (MERZOUGA) [367 KM]
After breakfast, you will continue your 5 days desert trip from Marrakech to the Merzouga Sahara Desert by traveling via the Draa Valley and across the Anti Atlas Mountains’ volcanic rock formations to Agdez and Tamnougalt. Then, as you approach Dades, you will pass through Nkob, a small Berber village noted for its many Kasbahs and used as a starting point for treks across the Jabel Saghro (Saghro Mountain).
On the route to Rissani, a Saharan village regarded as the birthplace of the Alaouite dynasty that has long been known for its customary enormous market, if not the most significant and largest in the southeast of the country, where many nomads congregate for either buying or selling. The Erg Chebbi surrounding towns and the Merzouga desert are both 35 kilometers away from the Rissani market.
Additionally, you’ll be traveling to one of the most popular desert locations, the Erg Chebbi Sahara desert, where you’ll ride a camel to the camp while watching the sunset over the sand dunes. There, you’ll have dinner, listen to music (Berber drums), and spend the night in a comfortable tented camp.
Day 3: Explore Merzouga Area & Visit Nomad Families [40 KM]
You are experiencing a unique morning in the Sahara today. It was worth getting up early to soak in the breathtaking views of the sunrise over the sand dunes, before you ate breakfast, showered, and rode the camels back to the starting point to meet your driver at the dune line.
Then go off on an off-road discovery trip to the nearby villages, including Hassi Labied and Khamlia village, which are home to many musicians with dark skin who are known for loving Gnawa music, which originated in Sub-Saharan Africa.
After visiting the small, deserted village of Mefes, which was formerly famous for its lead mining, go on a date with a nomad family who lives close to the Erg Chebbi dunes.
You can relax in your lodging in the afternoon or go back to the dunes to watch the sunset one more time. You could also spend an hour ATV quad biking on the dunes to finish off your day (Not included in the tour price). The hotel is where you spend the night.
Day 4: Merzouga » Erfoud » Todra Gorges » Dades Valley [255 KM]
After a healthy breakfast at your hotel, you meet your driver and head out on your journey from the desert to Dades valley, stopping along the way in Erfoud, a little town famous for its fossilized rocks and its producers.
we proceeded on our journey to Todra Gorges, which is another hidden gem for rock climbers with breathtaking canyons. Before going to your accommodation in Dades Valley for the night, you might have a leisurely stroll here.
Day 5: Dades Valley » Ouarzazate » Marrakech [326 KM]
After breakfast at your accommodation in Dades, you will continue your 5-day, 4-night trip across the Marrakech desert, traveling to Kelaa Mgouna, the city of flowers, and Skoura Palmary, before returning to Marrakech through Ouarzazate and the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
As you approach Marrakech via the Tichka pass and take in the breathtaking sights of the High Atlas mountains. Deliver you to your lodging and drop you off which marks the end of our 5 days tour from Marrakech to desert.