6-Day Tour From Marrakesh To Desert
Day 1: Marrakesh – Tizi-n-Tichka pass – Ouarzazatte – Dades Gorge
Early in the morning , from Marrakech our journey around the Saharien area starts. We will pick you up from your accommodation, after breakfast ,we will cross the highest pass in North Africa the unique Tizi n’Tichka pass, that furnish your eyes with some amazing views of the landscapes and the villages on the way to our first destination, The Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, the striking majestic example of Morocco’s southern architecture and Pre-saharian habitat in the 17 th century, this piece of art couldn’t get away without attracting producers to give it a part in their films, such as “ the mummy “, “Jesus of Nazareth “, “ Gladiator ” and so on. Lunch is programmed in a local restaurant in this historical area .
After a quiet stay, we will resume our tour in Ouarzazate, to explore one of the historical Kasbahs in the area, the Kasbah of Taourirt ; Next passing the beautiful Skoura, we will visit the city of rose’s the Kalaa of Mgouna with it’s valley.
Eventually, arriving at Boumalene Dades, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner and, spend the night at a local Kasbah.
Day 2: Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Rissani – Merzouga desert
After, breakfast, we will explore the Dades gorges Carved with the Dades river, a rocky nature Beautiful old Kasbahs and spectacular red-colored canyons. Afterwards we will stop by the todgha gorges well recognized around the world as one of the most spectacular canyons . Where you will get the opportunity to share the dusty roads among local people and their animals and take some incredible photos.
After a quiet stay, Erfoud will be our next destination, where you will enjoy a traditional lunch among locals and explore this town and ,discover some of its handicrafts products.
After a quiet stay we will continue towards our unique destination ; when arrived at Merzouga you will be welcomed by camels that will take you through the magnificent world of the sandy dunes of erg Echebbi . In a memorable experience on the top of the camels you will admire the spectacular sunset in the Middle of the Sahara.
Eventually, you will approach our traditional nomadic camp , where you will enjoy a traditional dinner, while listening to a berberine music show, in a friendly mood under the stars.
Overnight in a nomadic tent.
Day 3 : Merzouga desert
In the morning , we prepared for you a special adventure switching to our 4x4, we will discover the impressive area of Erg Chebbi; visiting the Dayet Serji lake that attracs flocks of Flamingo and, next the volcanic area near the Yasmina auberge; afterwards you will visit the village of Khamilea , a place inhabited by the Gnawa tribes , that you will enjoy listening to their unique music style; also we will visit a nomadic family, that will welcome you to rnjoy a cup of tea with them and, know more about their daily lives.
Eventually you will draw your back through the dunes by camels; to reach our camp where you will enjoy dinner and, overnight.
Day 4 : Merzouga – Midelt – Fes
if you came to Erg Chebbi and you didn’t witness the breath-taking sunrise, you trip is considered pointless; that’s why our guide will make sure to wake you up early so you don’t miss it ; then return by camels to the hotel, where you can shower and relax.
After restoring , we will leave behind the rocky nature and landscapes, and move back to middle Atlas crossoing the Tizi n”Talghamt mountain pass the second major pass in Morocco, from where you will visit the city of “Midelt “, the agricultural hinterland. Passing by Ziz Valley and, Errachidia. Crossing the Cedar forests of the beautiful Azrou and, the Switzerland of Morocco the unique Ifrane.
Eventually, arriving at the Mecca of the west, the cultural capital of the country , the city of Fes, where you will be staying at a hotel in the old medina with dinner included.
Day 5 : Fes – Casablanca
After Breakfast, you are going to explore, the historical ramparts of the Medina of Fes . See the historical “Marinid tombs “, visiting the 14th century “ the Madrasa Bou inania “,and its excellent museum, with its rich collection of illuminated manuscripts, and ceramics.
Then you are going to resume exploring the fascinating cobbled lanes of the Medina, and the richly decorated Attarin’s madrasa, Also the funduq of nejarin, and the medieval tannery, and the infinite variety of handicrafts, copperplate and pottery. After lunch Later in the day we’ll drive to our special destination on this journey, “Casablanca “, the commercial capital, and the largest city of Morocco. Where you are going to visit, the majestic fifth largest mosque in the world with its unique combination of Andalusian and, Moroccan architecture decoration, with its world’s most tallest minaret. Standing partly over the water. Also the great monument of Houbous.
At evening you will refresh by the sea-side cornich.
Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Casablanca .
Day 6 : Casablanca – Marrakesh
After breakfast, we will explore more the city of Casablanca, Afterwards we are going to hope on the road to get to “the red city” Marrakech. Where unfortunately our tour will end.
- Pick up from your
riad / hotelon the tour day ( or the closest accessible point to your riad )
- Transportation (air-conditioned vehicle)
- Professional English Speaking Driver
- Camel Excursion & Night in the Desert ( on the desert tours )
- Night at the camp ( on the desert tours )
What’s not included