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5 Days Tour From Marrakech to Merzouga

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Tour overview

5 Days Tour From Marrakech to Merzouga. Further, in this tour, you will discover, Marrakech city, Dades Gorges, Todra gorges, Merzouga Sahara desert, the end tour at Marrakech.

Tour itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech – Dades Gorges

Pick up at the hotel or riad. We will head towards the High Atlas, this range has the highest altitudes around North Africa. There, in the higher elevations in winter and well into spring, you can enjoy the snow. Next, we will continue to Ouarzazate, a village near the High Atlas mountains and the Draa River valley. The movie capital, where is the most important film studio in Morocco.

We will continue down the road of Thousand Kasbah, entering the Dades Valley. The drive on the river road entering the narrow valley. Moreover, we will make a stop to enjoy it. Here you will have dinner and spend the night.

Day 2: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Merzouga

After breakfast, we will depart to Todra Gorges, through the vast palm grove of Tinerhir, where agriculture stands out, date palms, crafts …

Later we will arrive at the Gorge. Here, we can see the spectacular landscape that for thousands of years has been forged thanks to the river that crosses it. Then we will drive to Merzouga, where you will leave your luggage at the auberge and go to the desert by camel. Furthermore, once in the Haima, you will have dinner and hear the drums echoing in the desert night and lie down in the tent.

Day 3: Merzouga – Desert Erg Chebbi

The next morning you will wake up early to watch the sunrise. At midday, we will visit a nomad family. Next, you will eat under the shade of a tree, you will see how the Berber pizza is made, and then will taste it. After lunch, you will rest for a while and later we will make a route through the desert.

To start with, we will leave to see an oasis in the desert in 4×4, also will visit the town of Khamlia (village of the blacks) MIFISS mines, desert places, and we will meet the Berber nomads of the desert … Then shall return to the Haima, you will have dinner, we’ll play music and will spend the night in the tent.

Day 4: Merzouga – Rissani – Ouarzazate

If you wish you can get up early to watch the sunrise and return on camels to the hotel, where we will take a shower and you can continue traveling towards Rissani, stop to visit the market. Subsequently, a very important market that caters to all the surrounding villages, offering shops and stalls of all kinds.

We will continue the route to Ouarzazate, crossing the magnificent and spectacular Draa Valley with huge palm trees. Throughout the afternoon we will arrive in Ouarzazate where you will have dinner and spend the night.

Day 5: Ouarzazate – Marrakech

After breakfast, we will go to the fortified city called Ait Ben Haddou, a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1987 and where several films have been made famous as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, The Mummy …

At the end of the day, we will arrive in Marrakech. To conclude, this will end the route. Eventually, the end 5 Days Trip From Marrakech to Merzouga.

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Testimonials

I enjoyed every moment with them, the trip was well organized and the visited spots and seems are the best, I spent 5 days with them included camel trip and night in a luxury tent in the desert, I saw a wonderful places in different cities with professional guides and very professional driver and private 4X4 car, what a beautiful memories.
Ayan
This experience was one of the best experiences of my life. The place that we stayed at was so beautiful, clean, and honestly surpassed all of my expectations. They even have wifi here. The tour guides were so nice and friendly and I would not want to be with anybody else. We had tea and the best dinner and beautiful music at night with dancing. It was truly a dream come true. Please book with them. I promise you won’t regret it.
Marin

Destinations overview of our 5 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga:

Ait Ben Haddou:

On 5 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert, you will visit Ait Ben Haddou. Thus, the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou is an adobe Ksar about 30 km from Ouarzazate. Further, it is the oldest ksar in Morocco that dates to the 17th century. It is believed that this kasbah was built by Ben Haddou. And he is still buried somewhere in this Kasbah. Another legend says that the founder of this kasbah is El-Galoui. Most of the inhabitants of this site have moved to modern homes in other cities.
 
However, others are still living there, keeping their traditions and rituals. The Kasbah is famous all over the world because it is a film location. Also, it is the main route between Marrakech and the desert that was once a caravan crossroad from other African countries. All the surrounding views on this site are breathtaking. And every minute you spend enjoying photos of every corner enjoy worth it.

Boumalne:

5 days trip from Marrakech to Merzouga desert also highlights Boumalne Dades. Most tourists plan a night in the town on their way to the Merzouga desert. Thus, it is a Berber town in Tinghir Province in the Draa Tafilalet region. Boumalne is an attractive town with stunning views and cultural delights. Most of the homes are made up of red mud bricks with the use of traditional materials and techniques. In addition to that, Boumalne also offers an incredible valley, Dades Valley.
 
In the spring, the valley is filled with exceptional nature. Further, Dades River rises in the High Atlas Mountain and flows into the Draa River. Moreover, the town is home to many Kasbah lined with palm groves with the scenery of the mountain ranges. Almost all tourist accommodations exist in this valley and look over the mountains groves of the valley. And our services include some of these accommodations. 

Merzouga desert:

With 5 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, you will admire Merzouga. Therefore, the town is a small village in the Erg fo Erchebbi. It is known for the vast dunes of the Erg Chebbi that stretch around the town. It is a common tourist site in Morocco. Tourists come to experience a camel trekking trip in a style of nomadic life. A night under the starry sky is also another thing that attracts them. Moreover, and day trip by 4×4 around the desert places is among the desert activities.
 
That is to say, you take a journey outside the town to visit and explore incredible things. Firstly, you visit Khamlia Village of Black skin people who came from Mali. And then, you visit mine of M’Ifis in the black Hamada. Secondly, you meet nomads near the borders and enjoy Berber pizza. Finally, you visit the lake of flamingos and other immigrant birds. In the desert, you can find all kinds of accommodations. In our services, we select any suitable one for you, including desert camp.

Ouarzazate:

Ouarzazate’s name originates from the Berber ” the city without noise”. It is the route to Sahara dunes that leads to the Zagora desert and the Merzouga desert. Thus, 5 days from Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour is one of the best tours you can select to get there. In this town, there many things to visit. For example, you can visit Atlas Studios.

Ouarzazate is also called the Hollywood of Africa. This means that Atlas Studios are an ideal site for movies with old equipment. In addition to that, you visit an old kasbah of Taouirite in the heart of Ouarzazate. It is one of the important tourist sites that date back to the 1750s. It reflects the architectural style of the adobe house of the region. The landscapes of this town are different as well. You can see some of the mountains are covered with snow. However, you can also find springs, dunes, and oases.

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