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Tour Of Merzouga For 5 Days

5 days desert tours from marrakech to merzouga
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Overview for 5 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga


Get on a 5-day tour in Morocco, starting from Marrakech. Journey through scenic landscapes, visit historical sites, and experience the enchanting desert. Highlights include Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, Merzouga Desert, Todgha Gorges, and Dades Gorges. Enjoy camel riding, panoramic views, and cultural encounters along the way. Indulge in local cuisine and stay overnight in comfortable accommodations. Immerse yourself in the rich beauty and heritage of Morocco on this unforgettable adventure.

Highlights of the 5-day tour in Morocco:

  • Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah: Explore this historic earthen clay architecture, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a prominent stop along the caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech.

  • Merzouga Desert: Experience the mesmerizing beauty of the desert, go on a 4×4 tour of Erg Chebbi, visit nomads, and enjoy a camel ride while witnessing a breathtaking sunset.

  • Todgha Gorges: Marvel at the stunning limestone river canyons in the eastern High Atlas Mountains, offering picturesque views and great opportunities for hiking.

  • Dades Gorges: Discover the rugged wadi gorges carved out by the Dadès River, surrounded by the scenic beauty of the Atlas Mountains.

  • Cultural Encounters: Immerse yourself in Moroccan culture by visiting an Argan Oil Cooperative, exploring historic kasbahs like Taourirt and Telouet, and enjoying traditional music and cuisine.

  • Scenic Landscapes: Enjoy panoramic views of the Tichka Road, Daraa Valley, and mountain ranges as you travel from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and beyond.

  • Comfortable Accommodations: Relax and rejuvenate in well-appointed hotels and desert tents, providing a comfortable and authentic Moroccan experience.

  • Local Experiences: Engage with locals at cafes, cooperatives, and villages along the way, discovering the warmth and hospitality of the Moroccan people.

Itineraries for 5 days tour from marrakech to merzouga

Day 1 : Marrakech - Telouet - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate

Breakfast at your hotel , departure to Ouarzazate passing by Ait Berka  where we start to climb the High Atlas chain. Short Stop at an Argan Oil Cooperative to purchase freshly made Argan Oil. Continuation to Ouarzazate while enjoying a Panoramic view of Tichka Road. A Stop at Telouet Kasbah :which is a Kasbah along the former route of the caravans from the Sahara over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. The kasbah was the seat of the El Glaoui family’s power, thus sometimes also called the Palace of Glaoui. Its construction started in 1860 and it was further expanded in later years. Lunch at a local restaurant at Telouet Kasbah. Then Continuation to Ouarzazate , Arrival to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah a  historic ighrem or ksar along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakesh in Morocco. It is considered a great example of Moroccan earthen clay architecture and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. Arrival at Ouarzazate , dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Ouarzazate - Daraa - Merzouga

After breakfast at your hotel in Ouarzazate , departure to Merzouga, passing by Ait Sawn Souss – Massa – Daraa region. Enjoy a panoramic view of Daraa Valley :which is Morocco’s longest river, at 1,100 kilometres. It is formed by the confluence of the Dadès River and Imini River. It flows from the High Atlas mountains, initially south-eastward to Tagounite, and from Tagounite mostly westwards to its mouth in the Atlantic Ocean somewhat north of Tan-Tan. A short Stop at enkoub cafe, then continuation to have lunch at Alnif. Continuation to Rissani, another stop to take picture of the Rissani entrance gate: which is located in the immediate vicinity of the current location of the city of Rissani, south of Errachidia, 40 km north of the famous dunes of Merzouga, in the Tafilalet region.Continuation to Merzouga , arrival , dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Ireg Dune - Camel Riding - Merzougua

After Breakfast , You will have a Tour on 4×4 vehicule at Erg Chebbi which is led to the erg sometimes being referred to as “dunes of Merzouga.” Stop to visit the Nomad of Sahara. Enjoy a panoramic view of Kelb nass. You will have lunch at Lkhamliya restaurant with a delicious Pizza while enjoying traditional Music of the Village.To have a rest and take a break , we will take you back to the hotel to relax and have some rest to continue your journey. Departure at 17:50 to go for Camel Riding and enjoy a panoramic Sunset in Merzouga desert. Arrival to the tents in Merzouga. Dinner and Overnight .

Day 4: Merzouga - Erfoud - Tinghir - Boulmabe Dades

Breakfast at the tents in Merzouga , then departure to Erfoud. Short stop to see monkey fingers “This spectacular rock formation presents itself like fingers rising from the river. It’s a smooth, intertwined landscape. Nature needed millions of years to carve out the long rock columns. Also, it makes for a beautiful photo stop and a nice place to enjoy a hike. The Monkey Fingers, also known as “cliffs of Tamlalt”, constitute one of the most frequented sites of this region of Morocco.” Then continue to Tinjdad while enjoying the panoramic views of mountains. Stop at Tinjdad for lunch. Continuation to Tinghir. Stop Todgha Gorges:a series of limestone river canyons, or wadi, in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains . Continuation to Boumalne Dades , by stopping at Dades Gorges, a series of rugged wadi gorges carved out by the Dadès River in Morocco. The river originates in the High Atlas range of the Atlas mountains. 

Arrival at Boumalne Dades , Dinner and Overnight.

Day 5: Boulmane Dades - Ouarzazate - Marrakech

Breakfast at your hotel , departure to Marrakech, a short stop at The Roses Cooperative in Kalaa Meguouna to buy cosmetics products freshly made from roses, and enjoy a coffee in a local Cafe. Continuation to Marrakech. Stop at Ouarzazate to visit Kasbah of Taourirt built in the 17th century by the Imzwarn, a powerful local family.More certainly, however, the kasbah was taken over and expanded by the Glaoui family in the 19th century. Take photos in the Kasbah of Taourirt. Enjoy lunch at Agouim: a small village in the High Atlas, one hour from Ouarzazate, at an altitude of nearly 1700 meters, in the valley of the Oued Assif. Continuation to Marrakech. Short Stop for a break in Ait Berka which has an elevation of 784 metres.Arrival to Marrakech.  

The tour includes :

  • Transport by 4X4
  • fuel
  • Driver & guide
  • Hotel nights
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The tour excludes

  • Flight meal (lunch), drinks
  • Fees for visiting the kasbahs and monuments
  • Camel ride
  • Your last night in Marrakech
  • Everything not mentioned above

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