Private Morocco 7 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga
7-DAY TOUR: MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA DESERT
· Day 1 : Marrakech
We welcome you at the Airport and transfer you to hotel to relax.
· Day 2 : Marakech – Telouat – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate
After breakfast, we pick you up at the hotel. Departure to Ouarzazate over Tizi-n-Tichka pass of 2260m while enjoying some attractive views of the High Atlas Mountains also the Berber villages. Stop for Lunch in oasis at Telouat. After you will have the opportunity to visit Telouat kasbah, inhabited by the family of Glaoui dynasty. Then continue the road to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site: the exotic Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. Before Arrival to Ouarzazate you can visit the Atlas studios which were sets for some of the most famous movies in the world such as Lawrence of Arabia, Jewel of the Nile, the Mummy, Gladiator and The Man Who Would Be King. Then have Dinner and spend night in a hotel or riad.
· Day 3 : Ouarzazate - Skoura – Kelaat M’gouna – Boutghrar- Tinghir
After breakfast, heading toward Tinghir, passing by Kasbah of Taourirt, then continue the road by crossing the beautiful oasis of the palm grove in Skoura, where you can see and visit the incredible Kasbah of Amerhidil. Then continue on to Kelaat M’gouna (the valley of roses) where you will have your lunch. After that we drive you over the wonderful Piste “Mille Kasbahs” which is accessible only on 4×4 passing by the amazing Berber villages such as “Boutaghrar”. Besides that you will have the opportunity to meet some Berber nomads whom are living in the grotto (caves). Then you will continue your road further through the valley and gorges of Dades. Have dinner and sleep in a hotel or in a guest house.
· Day 4 : Gorges of Todra –Tinjdad - El Jarf- Arfoud -Merzouga
After breakfast, you will begin your journey, with exploring the marvelous Todra gorges then to the next destination which is Tinghir where you can have walk between the gorgeous oasis palm trees. Then head toward Tinjdad and have lunch. After that we drive via Erfoud where you will discover the marble and fossils. Later continue to Merzouga where the caravan of desert (camel) will be waiting for you for an adventure in Erg Chebbi dunes. You will spend the night in a bivouac (camp in the heart of the desert), tasting Berber food, listening to the drums in a starry night and sleeping in a traditional tent (camel hair tent) in calmness and tranquility.
· Day 5 : Merzouga (Erg Chebbi) – Rissani – Alnif – Tazarin - N’kob - Draa valley - Ouarzazate
The camel man (trekker) will wake you up at dawn to see the spectacular sunrise in the desert. Later you will return to the camp to have your breakfast. After, the camel man takes you back to the Auberge to have shower to refresh your body. We drive to Rissani through the Ksours and kasbahs of Tafilalet. Visit the Zaouia of moulay Ali El-Charif, the mausoleum of the dynasty Glawi founder. Go for a walk to discover the local market and traditoinal souks in Rissani. After that head to Ouarzazate via Alnif, Tazarin, Draa valley. Overnight in the hotel or riad with dinner and breakfast.
· Day 6 : Ouarzazate – the pass of Tizi n’Tichka – Marrakech
After Breakfast, departure toward Marrakech by crossing the high Atlas mountain through the pass of Tizi n’Tichka. Stopping along the way to enjoy the wonderful surroundings then have lunch in a Berber village called ”Taddart” before your arrival to Marrakech. Dinner and breakfast in hotel or riad.
· Day 7 : Marrakech
Today we transfer you to the airport at your flight time and this will be end of our private tour. Have a nice trip back home.
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