6 day Desert tour from Marrakech
Start of Trip: Marrakech
End of Trip: Marrakech
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Day 1 ; Marrakech – High Atlas – Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate
WE Pick-up at 8:00 a.m. at the airport or hotel where you will be staying in Marrakech.
And we will leave for Ouarzazate crossing the High Atlas Mountains, it is the highest point of the country, where we will enjoy some incredible landscapes and where we will do Several stops to take pictures of the Berber villages. On the way, we visit the ARGAN oil cooperative, where we will discover the process of realization and will explain the innumerable benefits it has for the human body.
we will continue to gacia the south we arrive at the old and most famous town in Morocco. “Ait Ben Haddou”, where we will visit its famous Kasbah (Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). In this spectacular frame, several famous films have been shot like Gladiator, Obelix, Sahara with Penelope Cruz … etc, lunch in the village, Then we will go to Ouarzazate considered the great desert gate. Hotel accommodation)
Day 2; Ouarzazate – Agdz – Draa Valley – Tazarine – The Mharech Gorges
we will head towards Zagora crossing the Anti Atlas mountains. Entering the Draa Valley by a track we will see various Berber and Kasbah villages. Leaving behind the villages N’kob, Tarazine and Alnif, we will take another track that crosses lost villages until we reach the Gorges of Mharech. Many of these sections are those that are crossed during the Dakar Rally, accommodation in (Riyadh)
Day 3; Mharech – Oasis Ramlia – Ouzina – Merzouga Desert
On the third day of our 6 Days Desert tour from Marrakech.
We will continue on the track of the Dakar Rally crossing more solitary towns. We will cross wadis (dry riverbeds), oasis, and the dunes of Ouzina. This town is located in the south-east part of Morocco. It is a small town inhabited by almost 25 families. It is a magical place where you can appreciate the silence, magic, and peace of the pure desert.
Following the route, we will visit the well-known village of Khamlia, descendant of the slaves that came from Africa, and it is a perfect opportunity to enjoy its amazing folk music.
From Khamlia we will take the road in the direction of Erg Chebbi, the highest dunes in Morocco, reaching a height of 150 meters in some places and together it extends for an area of 50 kilometers from north to south and a maximum of 5 to 10 kilometers from east to west that covers the border with Algeria. Then, we will go on camels to the camp located in the middle of the dunes, an hour and a half away. I will spend our third night in an authentic Berber Haima under the thousands of bright stars.
Day 4; Merzouga – Village of Khamlia – Nomadic Families – Return of Erg Chebbi – Camels Walk – Night in CAMP
Day 5; Desert of Merzouga – Rissani – Gorges of Todra – Dades Valley
After breakfast, we can enjoy one of the best views of the Dades Valley. We will do it from one of the most strategic places that the mountains offer us. From there we will be able to observe the amount of kasbah that there is and the picturesque of each of them, then exit towards a road dotted with diverse Kasbah of great interest. After several stops to enjoy the route of the Thousand Kasbah, the Valley of Roses, and the great palm grove of Skoura, we will arrive in Ouarzazate and visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, former residence of the Glaoui or Pasha of Marrakech, Film Studios and Museum of the Cinema. We will also go to the fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou, where we will visit its famous Kasbah (Declared patrimony of Humanity by UNESCO in 1986).
In this spectacular setting, several famous films have been filmed, such as Gladiator, Obelix, Sahara with Penelope Cru, among others. Lunch in the village and in the afternoon we will depart for Marrakech crossing the mountain pass of Tizi Ntichka with stops to take pictures. Here we will leave behind the lunar landscape that will give way to the predominantly green, ocher colors … etc. Arrival in Marrakech around 6 pm. approximately, transfer and accommodation in Riyadh
Day 6; Dades Valley – Valley of Roses – Skoura Oasis – High Atlas – Marrakech
After breakfast, we can enjoy one of the best views of the Dades Valley. We will do it from one of the most strategic places that the mountains offer us.
we several stops to enjoy the route of the Thousand Kasbah, the Valley of Roses and the great palm grove of Skoura, we will arrive in Ouarzazate and see the kasbah of Taourirt, lunch in the Ouarzazate and in the afternoon we will depart again towards Marrakech crossing the mountain pass of Tizi Ntichka with stops to take magical pictures. here we will leave behind the lunar landscape that will give way to the predominantly green, ocher colors … etc. Arrival in Marrakech late-night transfer to the hotel or riad where to stay and end of our services.