We will start this 5 days Sahara tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert, through the High Atlas mountains via Ouarzazate. visit the UNESCO World Heritage site, Ouarzazate “the Hollywood of Africa” and stop for pictures next largest studio in Africa “Atlas studio”. Taourirt Kasbah. Roses Valley. Dades valley, down to Merzouga desert, Camel trekking. overnight in a Berber tents at the middle of the dunes, tour around Erg Chebbi for see Nomads. Berber villages . will be heading towards Fes passing through the Rissani Markt, Erfoud, Ziz Valley, Midelt and Azrou where we will explore the Cedar Forest, Ifrane the Moroccan Switzerland, middle Atlas mountains, down to Fes.
Day 1: Marrakech – High atlas mountains – Ait Benhaddou kasbah – Ouarzazate
After we met at the place that we had agreed upon, we will start our Sahara desert tour to southeast through the High Atlas via Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude), a stop to enjoy impressive landscapes and visit the Argan oil. Then, we continue to the Old Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, you will have free time to visit the old village, who has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1986, where many films took place such as Alexander, Gladiator, Babel… In the afternoon we will continue our way to Ouarzazate “the Hollywood of Africa” and stop for pictures next largest studio in Africa “Atlas studio”. Dinner and Overnight in Ouarzazate.
Day 2: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Roses valley – Dades valley
After having breakfast in the hotel, we will drive to Boumalne Dades via Skoura, to visit the 17th century Kasbah of Amridil. then, to the capital of roses and stop for a stretch legs, and take the way that leads to nomad families living in caves and have a cup of minty tea, we have lunch in a local restaurant, continue our way to Dades valley, Dinner and overnight in The Hotel.
Day 3: Dades valley – Todra gorge – Tinejdad – Erfoud – Merzouga desert.
After breakfast, our day will begin by driving to Erg-Chebbi via Tineghir. The old Moroccan Berber Jewish capital and visit the Todra Gorge, in our way we will have many stops for panoramic views, after that, we head to Touroug to have lunch. In the afternoon, we will continue our way to Erg-Chebbi desert, passing by the Erfoud city capital of fossils and Rissani, then to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, (Merzouga ). Arrive to the hotel where you will spend the night.
Day 4 Merzouga – Khamlia – Nomad family
After breakfast, we’ll start your exploitative journey of the area. Visiting the ‘Berber village of blacks’ originally slaves from Sudan… to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga with its bird populations, including flamingos. You may also like to visit the nomad wire house where many Berber. Handicrafts are priced lower than in the big cities. On the afternoon you will mount your calm man, to explore inside the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you’ll spend your first night under the stars, Overnight.
Day 5: Merzouga desert – Ziz valley – Midelt – Ifrane – Fes
You will wake up early morning, to enjoy the sunrise on the top of the dunes. After these joyful moments, you will ride your camel back to where you will meet your driver. Departure to Fes via Erfoud, and Ziz valley, stopping for an overlook of the Ziz valley. We Continue to Midelt across the pass of TiziN’talghamt, Have lunch break. After lunch, you will be driven to Fes Through the Cedar forest and the middle Atlas mountain, with the possibility to see the Barbary apes (monkeys). You may have a stop in Ifrane before arriving at Fes. Drop off in Fes.
- Private Transport: 4×4, Minibus, bus, / air-conditioned vehicles
- Driver/Guide (Multilingual)
- Car fuel
- 3 Nights in Hotel or Riad (Dinner & breakfast)
- 1 Night in a Desert camp (Dinner & breakfast )
- Camel Ride in desert
- Sandboarding in Dunes
What’s not Included
- Drinks and Lunches
- Flight Tickets
- Monuments ticket
For the price and more information, please not hesitate to contact us, and let us know about the number of persons and the dates of your tour, we will get back to you as soon as possible.
In case you want to modify any of these tours, just be in contact with us beforehand and we will make it happen