5-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert

5-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert

Overview of the 5-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert:

The “5-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert” is one of the most Morocco tours booked by clients who want to uncover the Sahara Desert and Atlas Mountains. Also, it is booked by customers who are interested in hiking and visiting Nomad families to share a cup of tea with them and unearth how they live in the Sahara Desert with their livestock.

Important info:

  • Duration: 5 Days/ 4 Nights.
  • Starting point: Marrakech.
  • Ending point: Marrakech.
  • Departure time: 8/9 AM.

 

The highlights of the 5-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert:

  • The breathtaking views of Atlas Mountains.
  • The UNESCO site of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah where Internationals Films have been shot:  The Gladiator, The Game of Thrones and Prince of Persia.
  • The Hollywood of Africa which is Ouarzazate including: Cinema Studios.
  • The Dades Valley, the Todra Valley.
  • Hiking in Todra Gorge.
  • The Sahara Desert: Camel trekking, The Overnight in a Desert Camp, The Sand Boarding, The Nomads and Oasis.
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5-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert

 

 

 

 

The itinerary of the 5-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert:

 

 Day 1: Marrakech- High Atlas Mountains- Ait Ben Haddou- Dades Valley.

Our Adventure “5-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert Starts from your Hotel and depart towards High Atlas Mountains where you will enjoy the scenic road, beautiful landscapes with different colors and the Berber villages along the way.  After crossing the High Atlas Mountains, we’ll be at a UNESCO world heritage site which is Ait ben haddou Kasbahs. In that spectacular stage where The Mummy, Game of Thrones and The Jewel of the Nile shot. After visiting those Kasbahs, we’ll head to Dades Valley.

 

 

Day 2: Dades Valley- Todra Gorge – Erfoud – Merzouga desert.

After breakfast, we will depart to Tinghir where you’ll have stops to see Jewish quarter (where Moroccan Jewish used to live) and one of the beautiful valleys in Morocco which is Todra Valley. Then, we continue to Todra Gorge, free time to go on a trek inside the gorge of about 300 m high. Afterwards, we will leave to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga passing by Erfoud(the capital of fossils). There, you will ride Camels and cross the highest sand dunes in Africa with a stop to see the sunset. Finally, you’ll arrive the camp, where you will have dinner and music under a starry sky.

 

Day 3: Explore the Sahara desert.

After waking up to enjoy the sunrise on the top of a dune near the camp, you’ll go back to a hotel where you will have shower and breakfast then drive to an Oasis to see an Underground Irrigation System that is used in the Sahara. Afterwards, we will continue our journey to Nomads where we will share a cup of tea with them and figure out how they live in the Sahara. Later on, we’ll have a traditional lunch which is Berber Pizza and visit the Gnawa people, listening to their music. Then free time in the hotel.

 

Day 4:  Merzouga- Rissani- Daraa Valley- Ouarzazate.

After breakfast, we’ll drive to Rissani, a small Saharan town in the south-east of Morocco, here where we may stop to visit one of the biggest local markets in the area if it is a day market( Sunday Tuesday Thursday). Then, we continue  to Ouarzazate via Draa valley which is the biggest valley in the south-east of Morocco, which is full of date trees. Afterwards, we will head south-west to Ouarzazate( the Hollywood of Africa)  crossing the small volcanic Atlas Mountains through  Ait Saouen Pass 1740 m. Dinner and overnight in Ouarzazate.

 

 

Day 5: Ouarzazate – Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains.

Leaving the hotel in the morning, we may visit Taourirt Kasbah and cinema studios where many films have been shot. Afterwards, we’ll Cross High Atlas Mountains via Tizi n’Tichka pass 2260 m high, enjoying magnificent views till we get to Marrakech. End of Our Services of the”5-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert

 

 

Inclusive of the 5-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert:

  • Pick up and drop off at the hotel or riad.
  • 4×4 Car with A/C or Small Van.
  • Guide/Driver.
  • Dinners and breakfasts.
  • Camel trekking.
  • Accommodations in hotels and one night in a Berber Camp.
  • Berber Pizza in the Sahara Desert for Lunch.
  • Hiking in Todra gorge.

 

Exclusive of the 5-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert:

  • Lunches.
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.

 

The path of the 5-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert:

 

 

 

 

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    NB: the tour is customizable, So, any amendments, please, contact Us, we are at your disposal.