• Duration

    5 Day Tour

  • Tour

    Paced Travel – Marrakech to Sahara Desert

  • Price Per Person

    €520

  • What is Included

    Delicious Meals| Premium Riads & Standard Camp|4WD & Fuel| Experienced Driver| Local Encounters |Easy Camel Ride| Funny Desert Guide| Luxury Service| Friendly People|

  • What is not included

    Entrance Fees| Beverages| Flights| Insurance.

A journey that will take you through verdant fields, large wooded areas and sparkling streams. A fantastic way to connect with the authentic heart of Morocco.  We will take you into the heart of the villages and allow you to experience the traditional crafts and activities that still happen today.

2 Person Price3 Person Price4 Person Price5 Person Price6 Person Price
1040 €1380€ 1550 €1730 €2070€

Sharing experiences is important and this time it comes with great price discounts from us. Make this extraordinary adventure last for a life time and share it with your friends and family. Time for less show off and more valuable memories together. More than 6? We’ll make it work!

Adventure Itinerary

Interact with the map and zoom in to see where your adventure takes you. For further details click on the map’s top left icon. Have fun exploring!

Day 1:  Marrakech > Agdz

Day 2: Agdz > Erg Chebbi Dunes Sahara

Day 3: Explore Sahara Desert 

Day 4: Merzouga > Dades Valley

Day 5: Dades Valley > Marrakech

Day 1: Marrakesh – Ouarzazate – Agdez

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.
  • Ouarzazate – a city of movies, this is the Morocco seen in a hundred movies. You will visit the cinema studios where famous movies were filmed.
  • Lunch break in Ouarzazate
  • Agdez for a little walk in Dra’a Valley.
  •  Kasbah of Tamnougalte for dinner and rest.

Day 2: Agdez – Nkob – Rissani – Merzouga Desert

Stops along the way:

  •  Draa Valley and views of palm trees to Nekob. The scenery will then change as we start approaching the Saghro Mountains – a seemingly bare and barren volcanic landscape that actually boasts a great variety of plants and animals that survive through in a harsh and hostile environment.
  • Pass the city of Risani.
  • Spend the first night a the Hotel near the big Dunes so you can have time to walk up the dunes for the sunset.

Day 3 : Erg Chebi Dunes – Music – Nomad tea

Stops along the way:

  • Khamilla village to listen and watch the descendants of black slaves playing the typical music of the region “Gnawa music”.
  • Meet the nomads and have some tea with them at their berber tent.
  • Sunset camels treck
  • Spend the night under the beautiful desert stars or in aprivate tent enjoying the nomad music.

Day 4: Erg Chebbi – Toudgha Gorges – Dades Valley.

Main stops along the way:

  • Early morning wake up to watch the most unforgettable sunrise.
  • Camel ride back to the camp site in Merzouga. You will meet with your guide and continue your road journey.
  • Todra Gorge – the highest gorges in Morocco, its walls are 300 meters high. Have your lunch by the gorge.
  • Dades Gorge and the zigzagging road where Cadillac advertising video was shot.  Stop over and dinner will be served here.

Day 5: Dades Gorges – Ait Benhadou – Marrakech

Stops along the way:

  • Dades Gorge, a beautiful gorge carved  by the Dades River over centuries.
  • Valley of the Roses (Kelaa M’Gouna) is the centre of Moroccan roses and rose products. Acres of Persian roses are grown and harvested here to create rose water, creams and soaps.
  • Palm oasis of Skoura.
  • 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.
  • The High Atlas Mountains, the views get more and more impressive.
  • Marrakech arrival at 6pm.

PRACTICAL INFO

  • Departure at : 8:00 AM.
  • Drop off at your hotel/riad the fifth day at 6:00 PM
  • 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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