Private 4-Day Morocco Desert Trip From Marrakech

In this excellent 4-day desert trip from Marrakech, you spend two nights at the Erg Chebbi desert camp. They will have tents when you reach the campsite. You take a camel ride around the sand dunes as well. You will pass through the villages and the Draa valley on the way back to Marrakech.

Tour Highlight: Best 4-Day Desert Trip From Marrakech

  • -Ait ben Haddou Kasbahs.
  • Taourirt Kasbah/film studios
  • -Rose Valley
  • The Dades and Todra gorges
  • Desert of the Sahara, Merzouga
  • Tamnougalt Kasbah/the Draa Valley

Itinerary: 4 Day  Desert Trip From Marrakech

DAY 1: MARRAKECH-IMASINE-VALLEY OF ROSES-GORGES AND DADES-VALLEY (325km)

On your 4-day desert trip from Marrakech, Pick up at your hotel in Marrakech at 8:30 a.m. and start of the route. Departure from Marrakech via the Col Tichka mountain pass, where we will cross the Atlas Mountains, making stops to enjoy the magnificent views that the route has in store for us and to rest or take photos whenever you feel like it. Continuation to Ouarzazate, where we will contemplate the Kasbah of Taourirt. We continue the route, meeting the town of Skoura, located in the heart of the valley of palm trees, an extensive and labyrinthine oasis whose exuberant vegetation covers beautiful secret kasbahs. We will take a 4×4 tour through the Skoura palm grove and we will also visit its Amerdil Kasbah. . From here, we will continue through the Valley of Roses (famous for their cultivation) until we reach the impressive Dades gorges. Dinner and overnight at the Dades Hotel.

DAY 2: DADES VALLEY-TODRA-ERFOUD-RISSANI-ERG CHEBBI DESERT (266 km)

After breakfast, we will continue along the banks of Boulmane, where a road opens up dotted with kasbahs (fortresses or castles) and ksour (fortified citadels), whose landscape is ocher, red, and mauve. Around us, we will find stony plateaus where dromedaries graze. After a journey full of ksour, oases, and palm trees, we will arrive at Tineghir (where the spectacular Todra gorges are located), perched at 1,350 m altitude and surrounded by a palm grove. We continue towards Erfoud (city of fossils) and then we will arrive at Rissani, with its interesting market, where nomads from the surrounding area come to sell their livestock and buy the belongings they need. Finally, we will arrive in Merzouga, in front of the high dunes of Erg Chebbi. In the afternoon, the dromedaries await us and we will enter the desert while the sun sets, until we reach the tent camp in the middle of the high dune desert, where we will spend the night in a tent. Dinner and night in a camp under the desert stars.

DAY 3: MERZOUGA, NKOB, DRAA VALLEY, OUARZAZATE (370 km)

In the morning, after breakfast, we will return by camel to the town and meet the driver to visit Khamlia, a town originally from Mali, where we will relax with tea while enjoying a small concert of Gnawa music. Before leaving Merzouga,
We will take a short tour of the Erg Chebbi in 4×4, an extension of sand desert where the Great Dune of Morocco is located, more than 250 meters high. connecting by track with part of the route followed
by the old Paris-Dakar
and with the mountains that border Algeria in the background. Stop at a panoramic point where you can contemplate the Erg Chebbi as a whole. The rest of the day we will use to return to Ouarzazate through the Draa Valley, one of the longest rivers in Morocco. Stop to admire the charming adobe kasbahs and Berber villages that dot the route and the interesting geological formations of the Draa Valley. Dinner and night in Ouarzazate.

DAY 4: OUARZAZATE, AIT BEN HADDOU, Unila, MARRAKECH, 200 km

Ouarzazate is also known as the Holliwood of Morocco, as many famous films have been filmed there (The Jewel of the Nile, The Scorpion King, Kingdom of Heaven, Mission Cleopatra, etc.) and continue to be filmed. If you like cinema, you can visit the film studios where the sets for some of these films are located. Then heading north, detouring along a 6 km track that will take us to the town of Ait Ben Haddou, where we will visit its Kasbah (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO). In this spectacular setting, renowned films such as Gladiator and The Jewel of the Nile have been filmed. Lunch in the town and Continue We will cross the Great Atlas Mountains again, with their beautiful landscapes. Arrival in Marrakech, transfer to your riad, and end of our services. 4 days trip From Marrakech..

 

Included:

  • Pickup and drop-off are at your airport or hotel.
  • Private transportation with A/C.
  • Tour of the Kasbah at Ait Ben Haddou.
  • Hotel stay the night at Dades Gorges.
  • 1 night in Merzouga camp.
  • camel ride in the desert.
  • Night in Ourzazate.

No Included:

  • Drinks.
  • Lunches.
  • Fligths.

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