4 days return tour from Marrakech to Sahara desert at Merzouga

Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas – Ouarzazate – Valley of Roses – Valley of Dades
• Early in the morning departure from the agreed place with your driver in Marrakech. We will leave in the direction of Ouarzazate through the High Atlas mountains. We will make small stops along the way to get closer to the beautiful landscapes that surround us and see a multitude of authentic Berber villages.
• In the Ounila Valley we will visit the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, a 13th century fortified town classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. We will walk through its beautiful and intricate interior that has been the setting for numerous movies.
• We will continue along the Route of the Thousand Kasbahs, through the Skoura palm grove until we reach Boumalne Dades.
Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Tafraoute – Ramlia – Ouzina Desert
• After breakfast towards the Todra river gorges, we will enter the Todra Valley, 14 km long, and we will take a pleasant walk through its interior discovering its vertical walls pierced by the river.
• Then we will leave the road to the south through Berber villages, we will drive along the tracks of the old Paris Dakar Rally and we will visit the town of Ramlia to, later, arrive at the town of Ouzina. Ouzina is a Berber town in a spectacular setting founded by old nomadic families.
• Dinner and overnight at Riad Ouzina TGM, his home in the desert recently nominated as a Starlight for its dedication to sustainable tourism and protector of dark skies.
Day 3: Ouzina desert – Merzouga desert
• After breakfast, visit the Ouzina town, we will live a few moments with the inhabitants, we will visit the Berber oven and the orchards of the town, incredibly located in the most apparent dryness.
• Later we will try to locate an authentic nomadic family in the desert in search of pastures for their animals, we will have tea with them and we will learn something more about their lives so different from ours and that will make us better know the culture of the nomads and How do they live in the desert?
• We will say goodbye to the family and we will go to Erg Chebbi in the desert of Merzouga with the 4×4, again, along the old track of the Paris Dakar Rally. Before reaching the town of Merzouga we will pass through the town of Khamlia, founded by emigrants from Central Africa, there we will have lunch with “Pizza Berber” and we will listen to their Gnawa spiritual music.
• After this experience we will go to a place where some dromedaries are waiting for us to take us to the tent camp, during the walk we will enjoy the impressive sunset over the great dunes of Erg Chebbi
• Once in the camp and after a delicious dinner, you will have the opportunity to attend a traditional Berber music show while watching the sky in the impressive Sahara desert.
• We will spend the night in a fully equipped tent with a private bathroom.
Day 4: Merzouga – Rissani – Nkob – Draa Valley – Anti-Atlas – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
• This day we will get up early to see the sunrise in the desert
• After sunrise and after breakfast, we will return with the vehicles to the asphalt to visit Rissani, next to the old Sijilmassa, origin of the Alawite dynasty that currently reigns in Morocco.
• Next, we will go through the Berber villages of Alnif and N’Kob and through the Draa Valley to Agdez and continue to Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains
• We will arrive in Marrakech late in the afternoon.
• Toyota Land Cruiser Prado type 4×4 vehicle
• Complimentary bottled water in cars
• Local SIM card for data, one per car
• Accompanying driver in your own language
• Dromedary ride, one dromedary per person
• Night in a fully equipped tent with a private bathroom.
• Meals of half board, breakfast and dinner
Does not include:
• Noon meals or drinks at dinner
• Tickets and paying visits