5 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga
5 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga is a private and group tour. We offer visits to cultural and historical cities. And you enjoy a camel trek trip and a desert trip around the Erg Chebbi of Merzouga.
1st Day: Marrakech – High Atlas – Telouat Kasbah – Ait Ben Haddou – Ounila Valley – Ouarzazate
On the first day of 5 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, we will depart at 8:30 am from your accommodation. We offer a 4×4 private vehicle and we will go to Ouarzazate via the High Atlas.
On our way, we will see the port of Tizi-N-Tichka at 2.260m. It is the highest pass in the Atlas Mountains. So, you have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and take pictures of the Berber villages.
Then, we will select a different road to Kasbah of Telouat. After visiting the kasbah, we will continue our way to enjoy the panoramic views and colours of the valley of Ounila. Also, you will see small Berber villages and families who are living there in adobe houses. Then, we reach the ksar (fortified villages) of Ait Ben Haddou.
We will have lunch in a traditional restaurant to relax and get back the energy to start exploring the kasbah. It is a famous Kasbah that was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987.
Many films were shot in this place, like Gladiator, Obelix and The Mummy., Thereafter, we will head to Ouarzazate known as the Hollywood city and desert Gate. Finally, we will reach your accommodation and enjoy Dinner and overnight.
2nd Day: Ouarzazate – Draa Valley – Merzouga Desert – Camel ride Night in the Berber Tent ( luxury camp)
After a delicious breakfast, we will keep 5 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga. We will take the road to the Drâa Valley, where you will see one of the longest rivers in Morocco. On the way, we are going to make a few stops in the Anti-Atlas of Morocco.
After that, we will continue our way to Agdez where we will have a few minutes to take beautiful pictures of a big valley of palms trees. It is one of the biggest valleys of Morocco then we have a second stop in TANSEKHT.
Besides, we will admire the views of kasbahs and Berber villages towards Alnif. It is considered the door to the southern Desert of Morocco. We will stop for delicious lunch and continue our long way through acacia trees. Later on, we will reach the Merzouga desert. You will meet your camel man near the dunes and cross sandy dunes.
In the middle of dunes, camel man will make a stop for you to show the best place to see the panoramic sight of a sunset. After that, you will continue the way to Desert Camp. At the entrance, there is a welcoming mint tea.
When you have dinner, you will enjoy typical music near the fire camp. Finally, you enjoy looking at the shooting stars and enjoy your night.
3rd Day :Merzouga Desert – Nomads Families – Tisardmin Oasis – Khamlia Village – Erg Chebbi
The 3rd day of 5 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga is a full day in the Desert. So, it is absolutely important to get up early to contemplate the most spectacular sunrise at the top of a dune. After sunrise, you will return to Merzouga on the camels where you will have breakfast.
Then, we keep exploring the areas of the Erg Chebbi. Thus, we will take the road that was formerly used for the “Paris – Dakar”. And we explore the mountains near Algeria. Next, we stop at the Tissardmin oasis where you can find fossil quarries and other amazing stones.
We continue along a road where we can meet nomads and learn their secrets and their customs. The next stop will be at a point of view to contemplate the Erg Chebbi sight. We will then reach the village of Kamilia to meet the natives of Mali. There, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a cup of tea while listening to a concert of the spiritual music of Gnawa.
Thereafter, you will have lunch in the same place. when you finish your lunch, we are going to continue our way to your Accommodation. Finally, you have a free evening to discover and enjoy a panoramic view of the sunset from the Riad or walk around the Riad. Dinner and are overnight at the Riad.
4th Day: Merzouga Sahara Desert – Rissani market – Erfoud Fossil’s – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley
The next destination today will be the Rissani market. Rissani is the ancient capital of Tafilalet. It links the north and south as former major caravan centres. Besides, it remains a major commercial centre in the region with a large souk.
In the beginning, we will visit the big park of donkeys and places of vegetables, fruits and a special place of spices. Also, we visit a place where they are selling sheep and other types of animals.
Then, there is a special square just only for all kinds of dates. later, we are going to stop at the famous door in the same city. Then, we will continue toErfoud and explore fossilized marble in one of the factories. You will have a chance to see how they are working on these kinds of fossils.
From here, we will take another way via many villages. Our lunch will be in the next Tinejdad. Then, we will carry on to Todra Valley and make some quick stops to take some pictures. In Todra Gorge, You will have some time to walk and enjoy the mountains. After, we head to BoumalneDades and stop Monkey fingers place. Finally, dinner and overnight are at the hotel in the Dades Gorge.
5th Day :Dadés Gorges – Roses Valley – Palm Groves of Skoura – High Atlas – Marrakech
As usual, we will wake up with a nice smile and a beautiful day full of new surprises and adventures. We start this day after a delicious breakfast. Then, we are going directly to Rose Valley to make the first stop in comparative roses or drink a cup of coffee.
And we will continue our way to Ouarzazate via Skoura. The second stop will be in the Kasbah of Taourirt. It was a former home to Glaoui or Atlas leader. Thereafter, you can visit the movie studios and the cinema museum if you are interested.
In the afternoon, we return to Marrakech via the mountain pass of Tizi-N-Tichka and we stop again to take amazing pictures. Finally, we end 5 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga at your accommodation, Wheredo you tell us.
We can change and modify this program according to your needs. We also organize Morocco tours from different places in Morocco, like Casablanca, Fes, Ouarzazate, and Tangier. Do not hesitate to contact us!