8 Days Tour Marrakech to Sahara desert, explore the south east of Morocco from Marrakech, spend night in Merzouga camp.
8 Days Tour Marrakech to Sahara desert
Day 1 : Marrakech – Telouet – Ouarzazate
8 Days Tour Marrakech to Sahara desert, After breakfast, We will depart to Telouet kasbah via the mountain of high Atlas passing throught the Tizi-N-Tichka pass reaching ( 2,260 m) . We will visit the Kasbah of Pacha Glaoui in telouet which inludes lunch there . Afternoon includes a drive to Ait Benhaddou Kasbah via the Ounila valley with its berber villages, onwards to Ouarzazate. Dinner and night at the hotel.
Day 2 : Ouarzazate – Skoura – Kalaat M’Gouna – Roses valley – Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges
After breakfast, we will leave Ouarzazate driving to Skoura, where we’ll have a short visit to Amredhyle Kasbah, which is one of the wonders of the southern thousand kasbahs. We continue our journey through the Roses Valley where we cross 50km off-road , via Ait Youl Kasbah, before heading to Boulmane. We will lunch on top of Dades Gorges, reaching Tinghir, which has fabulous views, and the Todra gorges Canyons. Dinner and overnight in a hotel.
Day 3 : Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Touroug – Erfoud – Merzouga
In the morning we will walk around Tinghir Palm Plantations. We will drive to Tinjdad to have lunch and visit Touroug Palms Plantations, reaching Erfoud town, to visit a local fossil craft workshop. We continue to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, The Dunes of Merzouga. We will now switch from our vehicle to camels, where you will be taken on a camel ride to enjoy the Sunset on the dunes and overnight in a traditional nomad bivouac. Dinner included .
Day 4 : Merzouga – Khamlia – Taouz – Ouzina – ramlia – Mharch
Early in the morning in order to admire the sunrise, we will return on camels to the the bottom of the dunes. After breakfast, we will depart for the village of Khamlia (village of Gnaoua which makes music in the desert) with a stop for a mint tea at the gnaoua house. Then depart for Taouz and the engravings repistres then the descent of Ziz river via the track of Paris-Dakar, passing by a small village lost in the desert called Ouzina , lunch here before heading to Ramlia, crossing sandy Rheris river and mountain tracks that lead to M’harch. Dinner and over night in hotel.
Day 5 : M’harch – Zagora
After breakfast, we will depart to Zagora via the track of Paris-Dakar which crosses desert plateaus , hamadas and nomads tents. Dinner and over night in hotel in Zagora.
Day 6 : Zagora – Tamgroute – Mhamid – Cheguagua
After breakfast, we will depart for Tamgroute and visit Zaouia, the old Koranic library,the pottery craftsmen and a Kasbah underground. We then continue towards M’hamid where we will have lunch . In the afternoon we will take a track which takes us to the dunes of cheguagua to see the sunset and spend the night in the Bivouac with dinner included .
Day 7 : Cheguagua – Foum Zguit – Taznakhte – Ouarzazate
Wake up early in the morning to see the sunrise on the dunes. After breakfast, departure for Foum Zguit passing via nomads who live in tents, the dry lake of Iriqui and desert plateaus full of Kassia plants where we will have a picnic for lunch, before continuing to Ouarzazate via Taznakhte. Dinner and over night in a hotel.
Day 8 : Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast, we will depart to visit the town of Ouarzazate, the Kasbah of Taourirt and the cinema Studio, then drive to Marrakech by the Tizi N-Tichka pass where we will end the tour.
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Includes: 8 Days Tour Marrakech to Sahara desert
– Professional driver
– Air-conditioned 4×4
– Route guide
– Berber Camp (Bed, Dinner, breakfast)
– Camel trekking