5 Days Tour From Marrakech To Merzouga
5-day Sahara Desert tour from Marrakech
One of the best tours is the 5 Days 4 Nights tour from Marrakech to Merzouga. This trip is an excellent preference for tourists who have enough time in Morocco. Besides, they want to spend it with locals and learn about different ways of life while traveling.
Furthermore, this 5-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga will let you see historical places and discover incredible views. The 5 Days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga will take you via the High Atlas Mountains. Explore traditional Berber villages, canyons, palm groves, green valleys, and ancient kasbahs.
In this 5 Days Sahara Desert tour from Marrakech, you will visit the beautiful Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert and experience camel rides. During this private 5 Days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, you will visit Berber nomad families. Enjoy a cup of mint tea with them. Learn about their mode of living under their tents for those who want to explore real Morocco.
Itinerary: 5 Days Desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga
The 5 Days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga starts with picking you up from your hotel/riad in Marrakech and departing to Ouarzazate via the High Atlas Mountains. We will explore the Tizi Ntichka pass, 2260 m above sea level. We will see amazing landscapes from views along the trip. Stop to take photographs of Berber villages.
We will take a side route to Telouat Kasbah. After visiting the Kasbah, you will get some free time to try traditional foods. By the afternoon, we will travel via the Ounila Valley. Pass small authentic Berber villages and families living in adobe houses hidden in the mountains.
Our 5 Days Sahara Desert tour from Marrakech continues to see the ksar (fortified village) of Ait Ben Haddou. Visit the famous and historic Kasbah (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987). Gladiator, The Mummy, Sahara with Penélope Cruz, and Queen of the Desert have been filmed in this beautiful place.
Ait Ben Haddou is an outstanding example of southern Moroccan architecture. In addition, it was one of many trading posts on the commercial route connecting ancient Sudan to Marrakech via the Draa Valley and the Tizi-N'Telouet. Following our trip to the kasbah, we will go to Ouarzazate, widely known as The Gate of the Desert. We will have dinner at the hotel where we will spend the night.
After breakfast, our 5-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga continues to the Draa Valley. You will see one of Morocco's longest rivers. We stop along the way to take pictures and appreciate the scenery of the impressive kasbahs. Watch the Berber communities that spatter the road. Enjoy the Draa Valley splendor. You will get some free time for lunch in Nkob or Alnif.
Then, we will drive about two hours to the magnificent Merzouga dunes. You will ride camels and spend the night in a camp in the heart of the desert. During this camel trek, you will take a break in the middle of the dunes to enjoy the beautiful sunset and photographs. You can also try sandboarding if you are interested.
After the sun goes down, you will continue to the camp. We will welcome you with a cup of mint tea. Get a traditional meal. Enjoy a small dance party with Berber music around the fire that represents the Sahara Desert tradition. You will sleep in tents woven of camel hair, similarly used by nomads. Have dinner and a night under the stars in the Berber tent.
After breakfast, we will start our 5 Days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga to explore various surrounding places of Erg Chebbi dunes. We will go south to the seasonal Sriji Lake if there is water. Drive to Khamliya to listen to Gnawa music and watch their unique moves.
During our Merzouga desert trip, we will get the opportunity to visit nomadic Berber families living in their tents amid the Sahara and drink a glass of tea with them. Learn about their tradition and lifestyle
We will stop at various spectacular sights to enjoy the landscape and take photos of the beautiful scenery. Have lunch at a local restaurant and return to the village. The afternoon is leisure. Have dinner and stay in a hotel/riad in Merzouga.
The 5 Days Sahara Desert from Marrakech starts with breakfast at the hotel. Afterward, we will drive to Ouarzazate via Rissani to explore its traditional market, one of Morocco's oldest.
We continue to Erfoud, where we will see locals making fossilized marbles. Stop along the trip to Draa Valley to relish the beautiful river sights, the longest river in Morocco. Our 5-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga continues through the Anti-Atlas Mountains to arrive at Ouarzazate. Enjoy a wonderful dinner and spend the night at the hotel.
The last day of the 5-Day Desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga starts by leaving Ouarzazate after breakfast and driving back to Marrakech. We will appreciate the majestic Atlas Mountains. Transiting the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco, Tizi N-Tichka (2260m in altitude).
We will see amazing views of the valleys and mountains and enjoy several Berber villages. Arrive in Marrakech in the evening, and our 5 Days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga ends.
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