5 day itinerary Marrakech / 5 days Marrakech desert tours
5 Days Tour from Marrakech is among the greatest Marrakech desert trips we offer it is the best option for the travelers who have plenty of time in Morocco and they would like to break the long distances between Marrakech and Merzouga and spend more time in each site that they are going to visit. The abundant time on this 5 days from Marrakech to Merzouga permit you to have an amazing tour through the high Atlas Mountains across authentic berber villages, canyons, palm groves, green valleys, old centuries kasbahs and without a doubt the Sahara desert of Erg Chebbi where you’ll experience Morocco camel trek. The perfect 5 day itinerary Marrakech will give the chance also to visit the Berber nomad families have a glass of mint tea and learn about their way of living under their tent for those who wants to discover the real Morocco.
5 Days Tour from Marrakech
* Duration : 5 days / 4 nights
* Departure time : 8/9 am
* Starting point : Your hotel / Riad in Marrakech
* Ending point : Your hotel / Riad in Marrakech
* Cross high & anti atlas mountains
* Beautiful views & panoramics
* Authentic Berber villages
* Ait ben Haddou Kasbah
* Dades Valley
* Todra Gorge
* Experience Camel trek
* Overnight stay at Nomadic camp
* Enjoy watching starry sky
* Wonderful sunrise & sunset in Desert
* Berber nomad families
* Draa Valley
Tour Itinerary : 5 Days Tour from MarrakechDay 1 : Marrakech - Tizi n'Tichka - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Dades Gorges
After breakfast our local driver will pick up you from your hotel/riad in Marrakech at 8 :30 a.m and your 5 Days Tour from Marrakech get started direction to Dades valley, through the Tizi- N-Tichka pass at 2260 m high above the sea level in the High Atlas mountains. We will enjoy the scenic road in mountains, we will admire beautiful landscapes with different colours, we pass so many authentic Berber villages along the way to Ouarzazatte to visit Taourirt Kasbah one of the most spectacular ksars in Morocco and Oscar film studios then we will have lunch here. The next site to visit is the Rose Valley going through the big Skoura palm grove a wonderful place to contemplate scenery and numerous kasbahs that are built in the surrounding area. In this Valley damascenes roses are raised for cosmetic use such as the valued rosewater. The Rose Festival is held here annually in May, it is an important museum for Moroccan culture we continue to Dades Valley where we’ll spend the night at hotel overlooking the valley.Day 2 : Dades Gorges - Boumlane - Tinghir - Merzouga
After breakfast at hotel our 5 days Marrakech desert tours depart to Todra Gorge the berber villages are scattered along the way pass through Tinghir we’ll stop to admire the beautiful Todra valley full of palm trees before we arrive to Todra Gorges that are currently one of the most popular rock climbing destinations in Morocco here we will have a short walk through its grey and pink high canyons that can reach 300 m after that we’ll head to Tinjdad and Touroug where we’ll have lunch then to Erfoud which will feel the beginning Saharan oasis of Tafilalet afterwards we will continue our way to Merzouga and majestic Erg Chebbi dunes from here you will take camel ride about one hour and half in order to get to your Nomadic berber tents during the trek you will take a break in the middle of the dunes to watch the sunset, try the sandboarding if that’s an activity you’re interested in, take photos and enjoy the scenery… after the sun goes down you will continue to the camp where you will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea, dinner, camp fire , music party , and overnight stay at Berber camp Merzouga.Day 3 : Merzouga - Erg Chebbi - Merzouga
After breakfast at your hotel we'll start our Merzouga excursion to explore different and interesting sites around Erg chebbi dunes we'll visit Hassi labied oasis to see its irrigation canal and land agriculture, we'll head south to the seasonal Dayt Sriji lake ( if there's water in it) we'll continue to Khamlia village if you are interested to listen to the gnawa music of the dark skin people who were brought to Morocco as immigration over hundred years ago and they were working as slaves... afterwards we'll continue to M'ifis mines deside the tourism Merzouga desert it is also famous of menerals and fossils during our Merzouga 4x4 desert tour we'll have the opportunity to visit a nomad berber family who are still living in their tent in the middle of the Sahara we'll have a glass of mint tea with them and learn about life in the desert...we'll make stops at different panoramic views to enjoy scenery and take pictures of the sights...after lunch at a local restaurant we'll come back to the village. Free afternoon, dinner and overnight at hotel/riad in Merzouga.Day 4 : Merzouga - Nkoub - Draa Valley - Agdez - Ouarzazate
Next day, after healthy breakfast at hotel you will meet your driver then you’ll travel to Ouarzazate driving through Rissani to visit its Weekly traditional market if we are lucky to be here in one of days of the market ( Sunday, Tuesday and thursday ) afterwards we’ll drive through arid pre-desertic area where we´ll see acacia typical trees of this landscapes. On the way to the Draa valley we´ll make some stops to admire the beautiful views of the river that gives name to the valley. Its the longest river in Morocco.Our Marrakech 5 day desert trip continues towards Ouarzazate crossing the Anti Atlas. We´ll have some free time for lunch in city and in the afternoon we continue our journey to Ouarzazate arrival in the late afternoon/evening, dinner and overnight at hotel.Day 5 : Ouarzazate - Fint Oasis - Marrakech
After breakfast in your hotel in Ouar, we will drive to visit the ksar (fortified village) of Ait ben Haddou the famous Kasbah declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 noumerous of films have been shot in this spectacular place including Gladiator , Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penélope Cruz…etc before traveling through Tizi n'Tichka making stops on the way to enjoy the super views of these mountains and authentic berber villages, lunch at restaurant in the middle of the Atlas . than we will continue to Marrakech arrival in the afternoon and end our 5 Days Tour from Marrakech.
The price includes :
* Pick up and drop off you at your hotel
* Tour in air condition vehicle A/C
* Driver / English speaking guide
* 3 nights stay at private room at hotel / riad ( dinner & breakfast included )
* 1 night stay at private tent at desert camp ( dinner & breakfast included )
* Camel trek
* Bottled water for desert trek
* Moroccan mint tea at the camp
* Sandboarding in the dunes ( if you are interested )
* Visit some interesting places along the way
The price doesn't include :
* Entrances to monuments ( optional)
Additional Informations :
* Vegetarian options are available, please let us know upon request
* Confirmation will be received at time of booking
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