4 DAYS DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH

MOROCCO DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH - 4 DAYS

Join us for a 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga and Zagoua , brace yourself to be mesmerized by the fantastic views that will impose it self on you along the way to the dignified Moroccan desert. This Morocco desert tour from Marrakech will drift you back in time & space, and will introduce you to the path of the old caravan roads that will grant you the chance to see antiquity of the desert in slow motion. Because our journeys are as great as the destination, our 4 days Marrakech desert tour promises you a fun ride! We will cross along Draa Valley to be dazed with the scenery of oases dotted with date palm trees and fortified kasbahs, drive past the volcanic peaks of the Saghro Massif, enjoy an exciting ride on the back of you camel and lose yourself to a dramatic view of the sun meeting the dunes in the horizon and conclude your day with a magical night under the stars at your Moroccan Sahara desert camp in Merzouga, and conclude your 4 days desert tour from Marrakech admiring the dazzling Kasbah od Ait Ben Haddou.

4 DAYS SAHARA DESERT TRIP FROM MARRAKECH ITINERARY:

Day 1: MARRAKECH- ZAGOURA (6 HOURS DRIVE)

Departure for our 4 days desert tour from Marrakech will be from your hotel front door or riad at 7h30 AM, then we will hit the road through the Atlas Mountains over Tizi N’ Tichka pass. The pass rises to 2260 meters above sea level, hence putting together a marvelous view. Because such view needs a pause of admiration and a snapshot to capture the moment, numerous stops are made along the way. Once we arrive to Ouarzazte, we will visit Taourirte Kasbah and have lunch before we continue to zagora. Our next stop will be at the Draa River, the river which has given life to a huge oasis about 200 km long at the foothill of the anti-Atlas mountains. On our way to Zagora, we will make one more stop at Tinzouline to see the graffiti artwork of the pre historic era of this part of North Africa.Dinner and overnight at your Zagora hotel.

DAY 2: ZAGOURA- MERZOUGA (6 HOURS DRIVE)
On this day, you will cross the volcanic peaks of the Anti-Atlas Mountains which stand across the sky, then drive south across mind blowing landscapes past oases located in the middle of vast land. You will stop at the oasis of Alnif, where you will have lunch before you carry on to Merzouga, then to Erg chebbi where your sahara desert camp is located. Once there, you no longer need your car because you will be meeting you camels on the back of which you will have a fun trek crossing the Erg Chebbi dunes and be taken away by the color changing sand dunes and an exhilarating sunset. Spin back to your Sahara Desert camp where a magical Moroccan dinner under the stars and next to the camp fire is awaiting for you. Relax and enjoy your meal while local nomads play their music using drums which sounds penetrate and entertain your soul. After this captivating scenery, make yourself comfortable for a glamorous overnight.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA- DADES (4 HOURS DRIVE)
After a breakfast at your desert camp, you will be taking the famous 1001 kasbahs drive past rivers, oases and fortified Kasbahs to Tinghir, where you will have a chance to enjoy a walk along the Todgha river bank to Todrha canyons, and discover what lies beneath the blanket of greenness. You will be having lunch in the sheltering bosom of nature, then in late afternoon, drive along the Dades Valley and pass by some magnificent fortified Kasbahs and Berber Villages. As the sun gets ready to set, declaring a closure of a prosperous day, we also get ready to head back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 4: DADES- MARRAKECH (6 HOURS DRIVE)
After breakfast, you will drive along the side of the valley of the Roses to Kalaa Magouna where you can visit a rose water ladies cooperative and learn how locals manufacture rose water perfume essence from scratch.
We continue our journey to Skoura oasis, which is considered one of the largest oases of the Moroccoan desert and visit on of the Kasbahs the well kept Kasbah / museum of Amridil where you will have a unique opportunity to learn about the Saharaian lifestyle, amazing irrigation systems, and Kasbahs architecture. After the visit of the Kasbah, we continue to Ouarzazate for lunch.
From here we will drive to the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah of Ait Ben Hadou, also famous for being a set of numerous Hollywood epic movies. Meet your guide for a walking tour of the Kasbah.
Our 4 days desert tour from Marrakech will come to an end as we drive back to Marrakech through Tizi Ntichka pass. Once in Marrakech, you will be dropped off at your hotel door or riad, or at any other location of your personal choice.

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