5 Days Sahara Desert from Marrakech to Marrakech

1 Day: Marrakech » Kasbah Ait BEN Badou » Dades Valley

Our Marrakech 5 days desert tour start from Marrakech at 8am to travel over the stunning High Atlas mountains through Tizi n’Tichka (alt 2260 m). We will stop to enjoy impressive landscapes and visit the Argan oil cooperative. After lunch at a local restaurant we will have the afternoon to visit UNESCO World Heritage site, Ait Ben Haddou. We will depart to Boumalne Dades for dinner and accommodation in a traditional hotel.

2 Day: Dades Valley » Tinghir Todra Gorges » Erfoud » Merzouga (Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes)

After a delicious breakfast in the hotel, we will drive back through the valley to see the amazing rock formation “the monkey toes”, and the still-standing 19th century Kasbah of Ait Yul. Leaving the Dades valley towards Tinrghir and the Todra valley you’ll see the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Arriving at the Gorge you’ll walk under the 300m high red cliff, where many rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Continuing our trip to Erfoud and Rissani where we’ll have lunch and afterwards, we’ll leave for the village of Merzouga ,You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you check into your accommodation .

3 Day: Merzouga » Berber Nomads Families » Merzouga (Camel Ride & Night in Sahara Desert Luxury Camp)

After breakfast in the hotel you’ll start your explorative journey of the area around Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes, visiting the ‘village of the blacks’, originally slaves from Sudan to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations, including flamingos. You may also like to visit the nomad wire house where many Berber handicrafts are priced lower than in the big cities. On the afternoon you will mount your camel, guided by an experienced Camel man, to explore inside the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you’ll spend your first night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent. Dinner will be served in the tent where you will spend the night. Dinner Bed and Breakfast.

4 Day: Merzouga Desert » Rissani Nkob » Agdz » Ouarzazate

At early morning you have to wake up early to enjoy sun rise over sea sand dunes and have chance to take your experience pictures that you can show to your family and friends. later after breakfast we will come back – with the dromedaries – in hotel where your driver awaiting to drive you and leave the Sahara Desert towards Ouarzazate, first stop in  Rissani, where we will visit the market, known in particolar way for the exchange of donkeys. It’s a unique place, where the people of the desert hasten for buying and to bring their commodities to sell; it is a very curious visit, interesting. then continue our journey to Ouarzazate trough the Berber villages of the atlas mountains ( Alnif , Tazarine, agdz, Draa valley ) we arrive to Ouarzazate in evening. overnight at a hotel or Riad.

5 Day: Ouarzazate » Atlas Mountains » Marrakech

Today in the Morning , after having  breakfast and visiting studios,  and Kasbah Taourirte, we will leave Ouarzazte continue our journey crossing the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizni Tichka 2260m high offering impressive views of valleys, mountains and many small Berber villages nearby and arriving to Marrakech in evening. spend night at your accommodation (hotel or Riad).