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8 days desert tour from Marrakech

8 days desert tour from Marrakech

Book your local guided 8 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga.

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Tour overview

8 days desert tour from Marrakech. First of all, you will explore Marrakech. Also, the Dades Valley, Merzouga Sahara desert, Zagora Desert, and the end tour at Marrakech.

Tour itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech

Hosting at the airport of Marrakesh and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 2: Explore Marrakech

Guided city tour of Marrakech. Firstly, you will visit the Bahia Palace. After that, the royal necropolis of the Saadian tombs. After lunch, visit the place Jemaa el Fna. Moreover, the latter is known as the heart of the city. It is where reigns an incredible spontaneous animation. And you end up at the foot of Koutoubia tower. Furthermore, a true symbol of Marrakech. Also, your guide will help you discover the souks and their trades and crafts: carpenters, babouches, dyers. Furthermore, you will discover the garden Maorele. Also, the Menara garden. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 3: Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Dades valley

After Breakfast at the hotel. Departure in 4 x 4 to Dades gorges via Ouarzazate. Not to mention, that we will cross the High Atlas via Tizi-n-Tichka (2260 meters above sea level). Also, we will visit the famous kasbah Ait ben Haddou. Subsequently, lunch at Ouarzazate. After that, we will continue via Skoura through the road of the Kasbahs. Dinner and accommodation in the hotel.

Day 4: Dadès Valley – Merzouga

After breakfast at the hotel, depart to Erfoud through Tinghir. To begin with, our first visit will be the Todra gorges (large canyons), resort, and mountaineering. Lunch and continuation to Erfoud via Rissani cradle of the Alawite dynasty. After all, arrival in Merzouga, dinner, and accommodation at the hostel. Option: Transfer to camel, dinner, and accommodation in the nomadic tents.

Day 5: Merzouga – Zagora

Today you will wake up early in the morning to watch the beautiful Sunrise. After that, you will have breakfast. Next, departure to Zagora through the Berber villages and nomads road. Lunch at Alnif, arrival in Zagora. Dinner and accommodation at the riad.

Day 6: Zagora – Ouarzazate

Firstly, you will have breakfast at the riad. After that, departure to Ouarzazate, via Agdz, through the Draa valley. The accommodation at the Hotel. At final, after lunch visits the famous Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou. Eventually. Return to Ouarzazate, dinner, and accommodation in the hotel.

Day 7: Ouarzazate – Marrakech

After breakfast, departure to Marrakech. Arrival and accommodation in the hotel. Free time afternoon. To conclude, Dinner and accommodation in the hotel.

Day 8: Transfer to the airport

After breakfast. Firstly, we will transfer to Al Manara at Marrakech airport. That is to say, the end tour: 8 days desert tour from Marrakech.

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Testimonials

Traveling in Morocco is always a pleasure, but doing it with Ibrahim is an excellent choice. He is kind, friendly, funny and at the same time very professional. With him you feel at home. How lucky we were to contact him !!! We will be back for sure .. Thanks Ibrahim .. see you soon!
Jack
I had a wonderful experience on this tour! I am a female solo traveler and travelled in the fall, when the weather was nice and cool. The tour takes you through the beautiful natural wonders of Morocco. I particularly loved the Atlas Mountains, the gorges and the desert camp. I would highly recommend staying also at the luxury camp, not so much because of the comfort. It is very comfortable indeed, but more importantly you will stay in the middle of the desert, rather than the outskirts as you would with standard accommodation. Only in the center away from hotels and villages will you see the stunning Milky Way over the Sahara. Had a great time and the guides seemed always to genuinely enjoy the tour and having us.
Zak

Destinations overview of our 8 days desert tour from Marrakech

Marrakech:

As highlighted in our other programs, Marrakech is one of the stations to visit. It is a tourist capital city. Moreover, Marrakech is a crossroad for other shining trips. Thus, it is a pointing start of all tours that include a guided tour around the city. Furthermore, it is the first impression city of this program. On this tour, tourists are welcomed, and they get ready to discover the best experience. That is to say, you explore all the attractions of Marrakech with our local guide.  Also, the trip highlights the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, High Atlas Mountains, and Anti-Atlas Mountains. The program is estimated to be launched for 8 days desert tour from Marrakech.

Ouarzazate:

After the first meet and the day of exploration, we will introduce you to another site. Ouarzazat is the direction to head to. It is with great pleasure, our guide will take you on a charming ride. Also, the road is through the high Atlas Tizi-N-Tichka itinerary. Having funny moments and enjoying every minute is our aim. Therefore, Ouarzazat a city that is not just a nice place to visit. However, its geographic surroundings places offer panoramic landscapes. Furthermore, it is proximity to Dades Valley and Gorges that makes it a great tourist destination. This charming point is also included in the 8 days desert tour from Marrakech.

Dades Valley:

Dades Valley is not far from the previous Ouarzazat city. It is a place where tourists enjoy their intimate moments. More than that, it is a rest station in the 8 days trip from Marrakech to Merzouga desert. Dades Valley or gorges are a series of rugged Gorges carved out by the Dadès River. Tourists like to take photos in that landscape of mountains and oases. Especially, the geological interests seekers that point to this place for walking trips. This valley is not far from the small city of Boumalne Dades. This means you will expect many things to admire.

Merzouga Desert:

After 8 days of the inspiring tourist itinerary from Marrakech, we have come to the best thing. 8 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga program celebrates Merzouga with all excitement. Hence, Merzouga is a small desert virgin village where nomad culture existed. Moreover, it is the most dedicated desert village for tourists in Morocco. Advantageously, Merzouga is a great place for clean weather that is full of tourist activities. In this village, tourists enjoy the sun-set and down, camel ride. In addition to that, the bivouacs are between the desert dunes. It is the best chance to enjoy a nomadic life in a relaxing atmosphere.

Zagora:

The 8 days desert tour from Marrakech program includes Zagora city. It is a town that exists in the Draa River valley in the Moroccan region of Drâa-Tafilalet. This town also sits at the foot of the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Moreover, it is on the strand of the Draa Valley in South Eastern Morocco. Its simplicity and charm attributed to the great Draa Valley, which is still home to many Moroccan tribes. Furthermore, Zagora has one of the best desert and nomad cultures. The name of Zagora derived from the Amazigh word “Tazagort”. It is a mountain by the strand of “Draa Valley” that overlooks the city.

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