5 days marrakech sahara tours​


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5 Days Marrakech Sahara Tours​ - Overview:

Embark on a captivating 5-day journey through Marrakech and the Sahara desert with our 5 days Marrakech Sahara tours. Beginning with a scenic drive to the Dades Gorges, marvel at the UNESCO-listed Ait Benhaddou kasbah and the picturesque Valley of Roses. Traverse the Todra Gorge to reach Merzouga, where the towering dunes of Erg Chebbi await. Explore the Merzouga desert by 4×4, visit Khamlia village, and experience a magical night under the Saharan stars in a traditional camp. Witness the breathtaking sunrise before returning to Merzouga for breakfast and leisure activities. Continue through the Draa Valley to Ouarzazate, exploring historic kasbahs along the way. Conclude your adventure with a tour of Ouarzazate before returning to Marrakech.

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  • Transportation (4×4 SUV or minibus with air-conditioning)
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Hotel/riad overnight stays
  • Breakfast & Dinner (except for breakfast on first day and dinner on last day)
  • Camel trekking at Erg Chebbi
  • Accommodation in traditional nomad tent
  • Turbans for protection from sun and sand
  • Sandboarding in The Dunes
  • Flights
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Admittance fees (for optional attractions such as museums and mosques)

Tour Plan

5 days marrakech sahara tours We will come meet you at the Marrakech airport or your hotel after breakfast to pick you up and then leave Marrakesh to start our tour to the Dades Gorges.

To begin, we’ll wind our way through the Tizi n’Tichka pass in the high Atlas Mountains and have short stops to take some photos. Then we will visit the kasbah of Ait Benhaddou which is recognized by UNESCO. It is also a prize setting for famous cinema directors.

Continue our day enjoying the beautiful natural landscapes of the Valley of Roses, which is known for The Festival of Roses. Once we arrive at the peaceful and quiet Dades Gorges we will spend the night in a local hotel. If there’s time before sunset, we’ll also take in a view of the famous geological formation known as the monkey fingers.

After breakfast, we start the tour via Todra Gorge to Merzouga which is known for the highest sand dunes in Morocco. It is called Erg Chebbi Sahara desert. On our way, we will have the chance to see many oases. If we’re lucky, it may be market day in Rissani where we can stop to see the bustling souk with livestock and culinary delights on display.

Today our 5 days Sahara tour from Marrakech After Rissani we will continue on our way enjoying the green oasis of palm trees of Ziz –Tafilalet and the hamada (black desert) before arriving at Merzouga Village. In this quaint village, we’ll settle in for the night at a local hotel on the edge of the sand dunes.

On this day our 5 days marrakech sahara tours explore around the Merzouga desert by 4×4. We will visit Khamlia village – famous for its music. In the afternoon, we will greet our camels who are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes.

We will spend the night in an equipped camp in the middle of the Sahara! This is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise.

We will serve you a traditional Moroccan home-cooked meal. Enjoy some drumming around the campfire before sleeping under the stars or in a Berber nomad tent.

After rising early in the camp to see the sunrise if you like, your camel caravan will take you back to the hotel in Merzouga to eat breakfast and take a shower. There is a little time to explore Merzouga on foot.

Explore local community gardens with traditional desert irrigation or enjoy a refreshing dip in an outdoor pool under the sun. Our journey then takes us through the palm groves of Draa Valley, ending in Ouarzazate. Here, we’ll have dinner and spend the night.

On our final 5  days marrakech sahara tour together, we’ll explore Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Morocco where film studios are located. As we continue our return journey, you will see the ruins of kasbahs along this ancient trade route.

We arrive at the most well-preserved of Morocco’s kasbahs Ait Benhaddou. This UNESCO heritage site is an incredible vision to behold. We’ll tour the site before heading back to Marrakesh. Our trip concludes in the evening when we drop you off at a location of your choice in Marrakesh (riad or airport) end of our 5vdays marrakech sahara tours.

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