4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga & Zagora. Contemplate the infinite spaces of the Sahara Desert
Explore the Merzoug dunes and discover an authentic desert environment, with visits to Kasbahs and Berber camps. Swap the bright lights for a star lit desert landscape, and enjoy camel rides, off-road safaris and see nomades living in caves.
Marrakech, Imlil in the Atlas Mountains, Sahara Desert in Zagora & Merzouga.
Graduated guides from CFAMM & from Royal Moroccan Federation of Skiing & Mountaineering.
Toubkal national park, Tassaouete valley, Roses valley, Jabel Saghro & Sahara desert.
Multi languages : drivers, chefs, mules men. First aiders, Health & Safety, Food hygiène.
Departure from Marrakech by the collar Tizi n’Tichka, you will visit Ait Ben Haddou kasbah: site registered on the list of the World heritage of UNESCO since 1987 and where many films were turned like: Lawrence of Arabia, the mummy, Gladiator, Astérix…), visit the studios of the cinema in Ouarzazate. Passing by the Oasis Sekoura (visit of the Amredil kasbah), then the valley of the pinks and the road of the miles Kasbahs in Kalaat M’gouna, the famous city for the annual festival of the pinks (see a gum of natural products extract from the pinks), then to continue to Dadès Valley and Gorges, one of the most beautiful oases of Morocco. Over nigh in kasbah DBB.
After breakfast, we will continue our way to the desert and we will take a road that was fed by the commercial caravans that cross the Anti Atlas of Tafilalet Valley to the Valley of Draa where we will see landscapes of colors and contrasts ocher, red, mauve and black desert Hamadas. Around us, we will find rocky plateaus where the camels graze. After a desert journey full of desert landscapes, oasis and palm trees we will arrive at Rissani. Stop for a visit in its famous market to have a mint tea and then continue the route through the desert towards the Erg Chebbi dunes. Arrive to the camp we’ll have some relax then we go on the back of the dromedaries ( Camel ). Take around one hour and a half trip through the sand dunes of Erg-Chebbi and watch the sunset. DBB
Departure of Merzouga towards Zagora taking off-road passing by M’haresh oasis the lunch will in the inn in full desert, to continue towards the village Tamegroute very interesting village known by the kasbahs undergrounds, pottery, ceramics and the splendid library created at the 17th century when are preserved illuminated manuscripts of Coran, written on the skin of the gazelles as well as works of history and medicine and the night will be in the hotel Kasbah in Zagora. DBB.
Return to Marrakech by Ait Ben Haddou while crossing the valley of Daraa (to make stops to take photographs of the palm plantation and the Kasbahs). Visit the widespread Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by Unesco in 1987. Ait Benhaddou is the World Heritage site that has been utilized as a setting for more than 20 movies incorporating “Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia”. Revel in a stroll to investigate the universal Moroccan style of construction modeling in which the Kasbahs are constructed. We proceed our approach to Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’tichka pass. Soften for lunch up the center of the Atlas Mountains. Drop off at your Marrakech riad.
Pickup & drop off service
Air-conditioned minivan or 4WD car
English speaking driver
Overnight accommodation in Dades Gorge (private room)
Overnight accommodation in a traditional desert camp (private tents)
Overnight accommodation in Zagora (private room)
Local guide in Ait Ben Haddou
Breakfast and dinner.
No Shopping strops
Tips & personal expanses
Soft & alcoholic drinks
Lunch and Drinks
Entrance fees to monuments