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5-Day tour from Marrakesh to Desert

Day 1: Marrakesh – Tizi n Tichka pass – Ouarzazatte – Dades Gorges
Your private tour kicks off with a view of the Atlas Mountains as we snake through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass to the Unesco World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, famous on the big screen for movies like the Gladiator and the famous HBO series Game of Thrones. We’ll then continue to Ouarzazatte to visit Atlas Film Studios and a Kasbah located in the city. We’ll continue our tour from Marrakech towards valley of Roses, famous for its annual Festival of roses. We will drive to Dades Gorge where we spend this night in a hotel with dinner and breakfast.
Tour Marrakech - Ouarzazate
Tour Marrakech - Ouarzazate
Tour Marrakech - Merzouga Desert
Day 2: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Rissani – Merzouga desert
Here, we’ll  continue our tour by 4x4 and visit to Todra Gorge, a colorful narrow canyon famous to outdoor lovers. Then we’ll drive through The Ziz Valley to reach Erfoud, an oasis town known as the gate to the Sahara desert and recognized for its unique fossils. There we can visit a local factory which produces artisans and house decor made from fossils, there is also a local shop where you may purchase such items as souvenirs. There on out we continue to Rissani, where we’ll visit the local souk and then drive towards the desert to reach Merzouga. Arriving at a checkpoint we leave the vehicle and begin our camel ride into the desert dunes, accompanied by experienced guides, arriving at the Merzouga Desert Camp where we’ll stay overnight in Berbere tents. This spectacular night will be rendered unforgettable  with a unique and traditional starlit Berbere dinner topped off by tribal music around a desert campfire.
Day 3 : Merzouga desert
Today we This day will be spent exploring the Merzouga desert. You’ll get a chance to “do your own thing”, with the option of camel trekking, or exploring via the comfort of a 4x4. We’ll also visit the Khamlia village famous for its traditional music. We simply can’t miss the opportunity of appreciating the sunset behind the dunes of the bewildering Sahara desert. Our night will be topped off with local music and traditional Berber food around a campfire.
Day 4 : Merzouga – Zagora
After an early breakfast in the dunes, we’ll ride on camelback (optional) to a local hotel to freshen up and then continue our journey to Draa valley. We’ll pass through the Rissani oasis and the Berber town of Nkoub before continuing to Zagora, where we’ll spend the night.
Tour Marrakech - Merzouga Desert camp
Tour Marrakech - Merzouga Desert camp
Tour Marrakech - Merzouga Desert
Day 5 : Zagora – Marrakesh
Today well drive to Marrakesh, exploring the Draa valley, Agdz, Ouarzazate and a few Kasbahs (Fortresses) along the way. We’ll then end our trip returning to Marrakesh.
What’s included on your private tour :
  • Pick up and drop off in Marrakesh / Fes (at your hotel , airport or any other place)
  • Private transfer by comfortable air conditioned 4x4 vehicle
  • Experienced English speaking guide / driver
  • Camel ride in Merzouga desert
  • Overnight at the Merzouga camp
  • Breakfast and dinner
What’s NOT included on your private tour :
  • Lunch/drinks consumed during the tour
  • Plane ticket to and from Morocco
  • Entry fees to monuments / museums

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Prices for 5 day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert :

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