• Duration

    7 Day Tour

  • Tour

    Explore Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga Dunes

  • Price Per Person

    €755

  • What is Included

    All inclusive – meals and accommodation, 4×4, driver, fuel, camel ride included

  • What is not included

    Tips, tickets to sights alcoholic and soft drinks.

In the south of the kingdom you’ll find Morocco’s most famous feature – the spectacular, mesmerising, beguiling Sahara Desert. And throughout the land you’ll find lush oases, cascading rivers, and rich vineyards, it’s truly a kingdom that rewards the curious.

Marrakech >Ait Ben Haddou >Telouet  Kasbah> Ouarzazate >   Dades Gorges >Merzouga > Dunes Erg Chebbi (Sahara) > Agdez > Dunes of Erg Chegaga >Taznakht > Fint oasis > Marrakesh

Your private guide will speak your language. You will be picked up at your hotel/riad in Marrakech at 8am in a 4×4 cruiser.  The drive is very pleasant and you will see some stunning scenery along the way.

2 Person Price3 Person Price4 Person Price5 Person Price6 Person Price
1510 €1854 €2234 €2484 €2750 €

Day 1: Marrakesh – Ouarzazate

Your tour starts from your hotel or riad in Marrakech at 8:00 am.

Main stops along the way:

  • Tichka Pass (2260m), the highest road pass in Morocco and Africa.
  • Telouet Kasbah, which belonged to the Pasha “Lords” of Marrakech and the Atlas, the Glaoui family, and which now stands in ruins after the last Pasha fled the country following the departure of the French.
  • UNESCO  Site – Ait ben Haddou. This Kasbah is the most impressive and well-preserved fortress cities in Morocco.  The Gladiator or Lawrence of Arabia were filmed here. Lunch will be served here.
  • Ouarzazate – a city of movies, this is the Morocco seen in a hundred movies. You will serve dinner and spend the night here.

Day 2: Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges

Stops along the way:

  • Skoura Oasis, where numerous ancient kasbahs, stand amongst the palm trees,
  • Valley of Roses – Cosmetic shop with articles which are made locally from the valley’s abundant flowers.
  • Nomad caves, to serve a tea nomads still living in caves.
  • Dades Gorge, a beautiful gorge carved  by the Dades River over centuries. After lunch here, you will have enough time to walk in the valley, or to spend it relaxing or simply strolling by the fields and gardens, or having tea with a Berber family in the village.

Day 3: Dades – Merzouga

Stops along the way:

  • Todra Gorge – the highest oasis in Morocco.  The gorge is cut into the ochre-coloured cliffs of the High Atlas.
  • Lunch break
  • Merzouga Desert Camp – your day will end with a desert camel trek with a guide.  The camels will take you to the highest dune for the most magical sun set you will ever see. You will spend the night in the berber camp.

Day 4: Merzouga – Agdez

Stops along the way:

  • Early morning wake up to watch the most unforgettable sunrise.
  • Camel ride back to the car. You will meet with your guide and continue your road journey.
  • Stop in the ancient city of Rissani to see the place through which the Arab dynasties first came to Morocco.
  • Sarhro – dramatic volcanic rock formations and gorges with superb views.
  • Tanasikht, in Dra’a Valley, full of large palm trees and ancient kasbahs.
  • Agdez to see Kasbah Tamnougalte and to spend the night

Day 5: Agdez – Chigaga

Stops along the way:

  • Old Kasbah of Tamnougalt
  • Stops in villages and gardens so that you can gain a better idea of the way of life along the oases.
  • Tamgrout village to visit the Quoranice library and the pottery factory.
  • Lunch break.
  • M’hamid Elghizlane the gate to the desert.  Your day will end with a desert camel trek with a guide.  The camels will take you to the highest dune for the most magical sun set you will ever see. You will spend the night in a private tent in the nomad camp.

Day 6:Chagaga – Fint Oasis

Stops along the way:

  • Early morning wake up to watch the most unforgettable sunrise.
  • Breakfast in the camp.
  • Stops at Lake Iriqui, the mountains and fossils.
  • Taznakht – famous for its Berber carpets and rugs.
  • Fint Oasis – here is where the caravans converged before their goods, slaves, gold and salt were distributed across Morocco. The night will be spent here.

Day 7: Fint Oasis – Marrakesh

Stops along the way:

  • Ouarzazate to visit  Kasbah Taourirt and the cinema studios. this is the Morocco seen in a hundred movies
  • Lunch in the mountains
  • Marrakesh at around 5:00 PM

PRACTICAL INFO

  • Departure at : 8:00 AM.
  • Drop off at your hotel/riad the 7th day at 5:00 PM. This can vary depending on traffic and number of stops on the way back.
  • You can take pictures of women in the cooperative, but in the villages or on the road you have to ask to photograph people, or shops .
  • We recommend sensible shoes or trainers.
  • Cash is the preferred method of payment across most of Morocco as very few traders have card facilities
  • We’d expect you to know this already, but when you’re buying something in Morocco, haggling is the name of the game. And it is a game, don’t get highly offended if someone offers you something at ten times its value, make a counter bid!
  • Coin purse are good to take, as you will need small amounts of money for photos ,snacks, tips, and toilets ” 2 Dirhams”
  • There are numerous pharmacies in Morocco, though it is advised that you get a prescription from your doctor before you leave if you need regular medication. If you feel ill but don’t think it’s serious enough for a hospital, visit a pharmacist will usually be able to help you, and recommend a doctor if you need one.
  • Morocco is predominantly a Muslim country (though a more socially liberated one than many others), so please be aware that some behaviour that is acceptable at home is not permitted here. Dress is usually more restrained.
  • We require a 20% deposit before hand to confirm your booking for the tour, via Paypal or Bank Transfer
  • Money back if cancelation 30 days before the Tour.

In regards to accommodations when you contact us we will send you an email with the list of accommodations you will be staying in. They will all be approved Pension type hotels which have been rated as having a good and comfortable stay. During the one night stay in the desert we will offer a glamping style tent with good conditions which allow you to get the true experience of the Sahara. How ever there is the option of staying in luxurious hotels for an extra fee, if preferable.

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