9 Days Grand Tour From Marrakech to Merzouga Sand Dunes
DAY 1 : Marrakech - Telouet - Ouarzazate
The trip takes you right across the chain of the High Atlas Mountains and over the famous Tizi-n- Tichka pass, the highest in Africa. Along the road you can see the Berber villages perched on the side of the mountains, sometimes it is hard to distinguish them from the mountains. After Tichka pass, you leave the main road to Telouet Kasbah, which belonged to the Lords of the Atlas, the Glaoui family, it stands in ruins after the last Pasha fled the country during the departure of the French colonization. After your arrival to Ouarzazate, you will visit the fortified village of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, a world heritage site, listed by the Unesco, also you will visit another faomous historic monument, Taourirt Kasbah , where a meeting with a representative of the Conservation Centre for Heritage Rehabilitation (CERKAS) has been arranged.Dinner and Overnight in an authentic Riad / Hotel.
DAY 2 : Ouarzazate - Kelaa MGona - Roses Valley - Dades and Todra Gorges
Leaving Ouarzazate around 9:00am towards Skoura where we¬ll have a quick 20 minutes visit of the Amredl Kasbah, one of the wonders of the southern route of the thousand kasbahs. Continuing our journey through the Valley of the Roses where cross 50km off-road on Valley tracks. Ait Youl Kasbah . Before heading Boulmane, we will lunch on top of Dades Gorges, reaching Tinghir and 20km after, its fabulous views, and the Toudra gorges Canyons. Dinner and over night in hotel.
DAY 3 : Todra Gorges - Tinjdad - Touroug - Erfoud - Merzouga
In the morning walk around the Tinerghir Palm Plantations. We will drive to Tinjedad to have lunch and visit Touroug Palm Plantations reaching Erfoud town to visit a local fossil craft workshop. Continuing to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, The Dunes of Merzouga. We now switch from our 4×4 to camels, where you will be taken on a camel ride on the dunes to enjoy the Sun set on the dunes and overnight on a true nomad bivouac. Dinner and over night in a Camp.
DAY 4 : Merzouga - Khamlia - Ouzina - Ramlia - M'harch
Early in the morning in order to admire the sunrise, return on camels to the the bottom of the dunes. After breakfast, departure for the village of Khamlia (village of Gnaoua which make music in the desert) with a stop for a tea with ment at the gnaoua house, then departure for Taouz and engravings repistres then descent of Ziz Wadi by the track of Paris-Dakar passing by small village lost in the desert of Ouzina (lunch in the place) and Ramlia, after Ramlia crossed very sandy of the wadi Rheris and track which follows the mountain that leads to M’harch. Dinner and over night in hotel.
DAY 5 : M'harch - Zagora
After the breakfast, departure for Zagora by the track of Paris-Dakar while crossing desert plates, hamadas and nomads under the tent. Dinner and over night in hotel in Zagora.
DAY 6 : Zagora - Tamgrout - M'hamid - Chegaga
After the breakfast, departure for Tamegroute and visit of Zaouïa, the old Koranic library,the craftsmen of pottery and a Kasbah underground ; then one continues towards MÃ¬ hamid and lunch on the place. In the afternoon we will take a track which carries out towards the dunes of cheguagua to see the sun set and spend the night in the Bivouac. Dinner and over night in a bivouac.
DAY 7 : Chegaga - Foum Zguit - Taznakhte - Ouarzazate
Wake up early in the morning to see the sunrise on the dunes. After the breakfast, departure for Foum Zguit passing by nomads who lives in tents, the dry lake of iriqui and desert plates full of aKassia plants (Picnic for lunch in the place). Continuation to Ouarzazate via Taznakhte. Dinner and over night in hotel.
DAY 8 : Ouarzazate - Kasbah of Taourirt - Marrakech
After the breakfast departure to visit the town of Ouarzazate , the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Cinema Studio. Then drive to Marrakech by the Tizi –in-Tichka pass over the High Atlas Mountains. The range has snow on its peaks most of the year. Appreciate the beauty of the timeless landscapes on the twisted roads through Berber villages. Arriving Marrakesh. Dinner and over night in hotel.
DAY 9 : Marrakech - Flight
Breakfast at the hotel then you will move to Marrakech airport in order to take your flight on time.
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What's Included :
- 7 nights accommodation in the category of hotel/Riad chosen
- Hotel pickup and drop-off where you want
- Private English Speaking driver throughout your Journey
- Vehicle air-conditioned luxury and comfort 4*4/minivan
- Service quality
- Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
- Camel Per person
- Sightseeing by English Speaking Local Guides
What's Excluded :
- Air fare travel
- Entrance to monuments
- Ait Ben Haddou Day Trip
- Ouzoud Waterfalls Day Trip
- Imlil Village Day Trip
- Essaouira City Day Trip
- Ourika valley Day Trip
- Day Trip to Fes city Tour
- Fes to Chefchaouen Day Trip
Tours From Marrakech
- 2 Days Desert Tour to Zagora Sahara
- 3 Days Tour to Merzouga Desert
- 3 Days Tour to M'hamid Desert
- 4 Days Tour to Merzouga end in Fes
- 5 Days Tour to Erg Chebbi Desert
- 5 Days Tour to Merzouga Sand Dunes & Fes
- 6 Days Tour to Merzouga Desert & Chefchaouen
- 8 Days Tour to Imperial Cities & Sahara
- 11 Days Grand Tour to Discover Morocco
Important Notes :
The price for the tours will be dependent on numbers, the higher the number of people in your party the lower the cost per person.
All accommodation will be private, you will only share vehicles, if applicable.
We are not liable for personal injury or loss of your own property. You should take reasonable care with your belongings at all times.