6 days Morocco tour from Marrakech to Sahara: camel tour in Erg Chebbi
DAY 1: MARRAKECH – AIT BENHADDOU – OUARZAZATE
Your remarkable jorney with us, will start by picking you up from your accommodation hotel/Riad, our three days trip around south Morocco will start, after breakfast; so we hit the road crossing high Atlas mountains through the pass of Tizi n’Tichka at a height of 2,260m over the sea; offering you scenic views all along the road ; till we reach our first location nicknamed the “ Clan of the lord of Atlas”, the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou ; a world heritage site dates to the 17th century, this Kasbah was occupied by the Pacha El Glaoui a member of one of the most powerful families in their time; this site is a complete panorama of the pre-Saharian architecture, decorated with motifs in clay brick.
After a quiet stay, we will resume our tour in Ouarzazate, to explore one of the historical Kasbahs in the area, the Kasbah of Taourirt.
Dinner will be served at the hotel you will be staying at in the hotel.
DAY 2: OUARZAZATE DADES GORGES – TODGHA GORGE – ERFOUD – DESERT IN MERZOUGA
After Breakfast, we will have a short round around Ouarzazate because there’s a lot to see in this beautiful area, Next we will visit the city of rose’s and, it’s valley, a carpet of roses as far as the eye can see.
Eventually, passing by tiny berberic villages in Skoura we will stop at Boumalene Dades, where you will enjoy the rocky nature up there and, you will have the opportunity to hike among local people and, take some amazing pictures.
Afterwards, we will head over to our special destination today, the magnificent Merzouga, passing by Tinghir, to visit Todra gorges the highest narrowest spectacular gorges in Morocco, a unique place, recognized around the world as one of the most spectacular Canyons in the world. After a quiet stay we will continue to the famous town of Rissani, where you will try the traditional berberic pizza for lunch.
after restoring, we will continue towards our unique destination ; when arrived at Merzouga you will be welcomed by camels that will take you through the magnificent world of the sandy dunes of erg Echebbi . In a memorable experience on the top of the camels you will admire the spectacular sunset in the Middle of the Sahara.
Eventually, the camels will take you to our traditional well equipped camp, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner, while listening to a berberine music show, in a friendly mood under the stars.
Overnight in a nomadic camel hair tent.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA EXCURSION AND CAMEL RIDE TO MERZOUGA CAMP
After breakfast in the camp , we offer you a tour around the small villages near to the dunes of Erg Chebbi, such ad labied Hassi, Merzouga and Khamlia. In Hassi labied we will stop at the garden where you will see the system of irrigation canals. Next here we continue to Merzouga, you will have the opportunity to see the lake Dayet Srji, formed in the spring that attracts flocks of pink flamingos ; Birdwatchers will enjoy this quiet area. Afterwards, we will explore Khamlia and, meet the locals, and know more about their daily life. You can also find desert reptiles and mammals. In Khamlia, known as the black people who were slaves from Sudan. With their hospitality, You will be welcomed with a cup of tea while enjoying their spiritual Gnawa music. Leaving Khamlia , we will do what we like to call it a worth stop to enjoy the panoramic view of golden dunes near the Algerian border. We can go to visit a nomadic family, taking care of herds of cattle, goats and camels. You can meet members of the family and get to know about their way of life while enjoying the taste of a good cup of tea. After this you will have the opportunity to visit the sites of black volcanic rocks, near Yasmina Auberge, where you will be amazed at the scene of the dunes, along the nearby lake (spring).
Eventually, Return to the hotel where you will spend the night.
DAY 4 : DESERT IN MERZOUGA – AGDEZ – ZAGORA – OUARZAZATE
After a calm relaxing night, it is recommended to wake up early so you cannot miss as spectacular sunrise in the desert. Enjoy a traditional breakfast, then return by camels to the hotel, where you can get a shower and restore.
Afterwards, we will continue towards the gate of the desert, the city of Zagora , via Tazarine and, the beautiful town of Nkob, where you will enjoy a traditional lunch among local people. Before continuing, on the way we will pass by the magnificent Draa Valley.
Eventually, when arrived at Zagora ,we will spend the night, in a local hotel (dinner included)
DAY 5 : OUARZAZATE – TIZI N’TICHKA – TAOURIRT – MARRAKECH
After a traditional breakfast, we are going to draw our way to Marrakech passing by Ouarzazate and , kasbah of taourit. Draa valley with its own unique infinite palmeraie and, breath-taking views all the way.
Afterwards, you are going to experience the beauty of atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka, offering you charming views as far as the eye can admire, valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages.
Eventually, arriving to the red city “Marrakech”, where on behalf of all our staff, we will thank you for joining us in this journey ane, here where our services ends.
Day 6: Casablanca – Marrakech :
This day will be dedicated to the exploration of the red city called “the pearl of the south”, the imperial capital of the eleventh century, whose monuments bear witness to its rich past and its position as one of the first tourist sites in the world .
• Visit of the famous place Djamaa El Fna.
• Visit of El Bahia Palace.
• Visit El Badii Palace.
• Visit of the Koutoubia mosque.
• Visit Saadian tombs.
• Visit to Dar Si Said museum.