5 days Marrakech Sahara desert trip

5 days Marrakech Sahara desert trip

Day 01: Marrakech – The high Atlas Mountains – Ait Benhaddou – Dades gorges:
According to our 5 days tour departure, our driver will come to meet us, then drive towards Ait Benhaddou kasbah through the mountains of high Atlas with its fabulous Berber villages. On our arrival at the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou which is a UNESCO historical site and a house of many Glaoui family members. Here, we can stop for an hour to go for a guided visit to discover the Kasbah with a lunch break in a restaurant. Then continue our trip to Dades Gorge passing by Ouarzazate “the Hollywood of Africa” and cross the road of the thousand Kasbahs with its fascinating sandcastles and Kalaat M’gouna which is known as the Rose Capital of Morocco. Once we arrive at Dades Gorge, we will check in our riad for overnight with dinner included.

5 days Marrakech Sahara desert trip

Day 02: Dades Valley – Tinghir gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga:
Once we have breakfast, we will get ready for another amazing day tour. We will drive towards the Canyons of Todra at an altitude of 300M. On our arrival, we will walk under the canyons and enjoy the river water sounds. After a few minutes, we continue our trip to the desert of Merzouga by crossing the desert gates with the fabulous villages.
Here, we take another stop at the fossil capital of Erfoud to visit one of the fossil workshops and discover the operation of making fossils from marble. After some time, we will drive to Merzouga desert dunes where we will check in our accommodation for dinner and overnight included.

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Day 03: Desert excursion on 4×4
After breakfast, we will start our desert journey by visiting the lake of Yasmina. a panoramic lake between the sand dunes and black desert rocks. We will continue to a small Palm grove panorama where a small Berber village is called Tissardmine, There where is the sea animals fossils of 100 million years old, from there we will drive to visit Nomads in their smalls desert houses and tents and have a cup of tea with them before heading to Khamlia ( Black people village ) which known as Gnawa town. These black people have their house for training the music of their own culture, We will take a visit with a cup of tea included in their house and enjoy a danceable music break.
Afterward, we will go for our booked lunch in a small traditional restaurant, before finishing the desert journey, we will go back to the hotel for a shower and get ready for our camel trekking to the top of sand dunes. There we will enjoy our sunset scenery before continuing with camels to our Luxury desert camp for dinner and night under bright stars.

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Day 04: Merzouga – Rissani – Alnif – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate
According to your choice, we might wake up earlier in the morning to see a nice sunrise, then have our breakfast in the camp restaurant. After breakfast, we start another day’s tour by driving from the desert towards the city of Rissani which is an old economic capital of the south of Morocco. Here, we might take some time to visit its traditional market where they sell spices and traditional clothes. Afterward, we continue driving toward the city of Alnif and cross the valley of Draa to enjoy the day between the South Gate and the Atlas. We then cross Ait Saouen canyons to arrive at Ouarzazate where we will check-in for our overnight in a hotel with dinner included.

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Day 05: Ouarzazate- Kasbah Taourirt- Marrakech:
After having breakfast at the hotel, we take the chance to know more about this cinema’s city. Ouarzazate is the gateway to the Sahara Desert; the capital of Kasbahs and the African Hollywood city. Its natural, geographical diversity led it to be chosen by world-famous moviemakers for their movies. The movie of Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, King Tut, Prince of Persia…etc were all filmed here and in the surrounding area. So, we will visit Taourirt Kasbah and Atlas Studio before we head off back t Marrakech via High Atas Mountains. End of our services.

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Trip includes:
– Airport arrival pick up
– English-speaking driver
– 4×4 with Luxury interior and AC
– Guided visit to Ait Benhaddou
– Accommodation “Bed, Dinner, Breakfast”
– Camel trekking “1 Camel P/P”
– 1 Night in Luxury Desert Camp
– Visit Nomad family in the Sahara desert
– Airport Departure pick up “Only if your departure is next day”.

5 days Marrakech Sahara desert trip

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