In this experience we designed , you will explore bets of Merzouga and this trip is ideal for those of you who want to choose the most popular tourist attractions in South Morocco.
- Local Guides in Merzouga for camel ride across sandy dunes.
- Private driver from Marrakech for unique experience.
- Guided camel ride in Sahara dunes.
DETAILS FOR SAHARA DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH:
Enjoy private tour with private local Marrakech driver that will assist you and take you to the best tour destination in Morocco.
DAY 1 : MARRAKECH –
ATLAS MOUNTAINS – AIT BEN HADDOU – OUARZAZATE – DADES VALLEY
We pick you up from the your Riad and we pass through Tizi n’Tichka in the high Atlas Mountains where we pause to appreciate the mountain views. We visit the Ait Ben Haddou village which is recognized by UNESCO as a world patrimony. It is famous as a backdrop for many films, including ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, ‘Gladiator’ and ‘Alexander’. We take lunch here before continuing on our way enjoying the natural beauty of the landscapes and historical monuments such as Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate and Roses Valley, which is renowned for the Festival of Roses. We also pass through the little Berber villages of Skoura and ‘Kalaat M’Gouna’ and ‘Boumalene Dades’. The latter is our final stop for the day. We shall stay overnight in a hotel which includes dinner.
DAY 2 : DADES GORGES –
TODRA GORGES – ERFOUD – RISSANI – MERZOUGA DESERT
Today our 5-
DAY 3 : TOUR AROUND ERG CHEBBI DESERT EXCURSION
After breakfast, we explore the dunes via the oasis of MERZOUGA, the nomadic depository, Khamlia village (Blacks’ village You’ll visit the Gnawa people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations, you’ll leave for Rissani. Once called Sijilmassa, this was the meeting place for the salt caravans, coming from Timbuktu in Mali. Here you’ll walk through the souk, selling spices, vegetables and cloths. After a lunch pizza in Rissani you will travel back to your riad where where your camel will be awaiting you. After a glass of mint tea. After lunch we will make our way to start our camel trek. All unnecessary luggages can be left in safe rooms at the hotel. The 90 minute camel trek will take us to a Berber camp in the middle of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, the highest in North Africa. The camp consists of several comfortable Berber tents equipped with mattresses and linen, a restaurant, a kitchen. The evening will consist of dinner followed by entertainment provided by Berber drums.
DAY 4 : CAMEL TREK TO MERZOUGA –
ALNIF – DARAA VALLEY – OUARZAZATE
Before sunrise, you will be woken up to climb the sand dunes for fantastic photo opportunities. Our 5-
DAY 5 : OUARZAZATE –
ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MARRAKECH
Leaving Ouarzazate in the Morning ,we will visit the majestic Atlas Mountains. Cross the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizni Tichka 2260m high offering impressive views of valleys, mountains and many Berber villages. We reach Marrakech, End of the tour.
To get best possible price contact us at Morocco Camel Safaris in advance, let us know how many persons travelling with you, accommodation type (standard or luxury) and any special requirements. We will show you best sights of Morocco with local guides and drivers.