Marrakech Budget Desert Tours

Enjoy Marrakech Budget Desert Tours and day trips in the Moroccan Sahara. Day trips to Zagora, Merzouga, Erg Chibi and Chegaga from Marrakech.


Marrakech Budget Desert Tours

Day 1: Casablanca - Rabat - Fes

After breakfast, we drive to Fes. On the way, stop in Rabat, the capital and residence of the king. Have lunch there and spend some time to enjoy this beautiful coastal town. After lunch we continue to Fes, the spiritual capital of Morocco.

Day 2 : Fes

After breakfast you will start your tour to the medina of Fes, which has one of the largest walls in the world. You can explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, woven Berber carpets and many art objects of Morocco. A visit to the Palazzo Re, tanneries, and potters are just a few places you will explore. For lunch you can eat in a traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina. After lunch we will complete the tour and return to the hotel for the evening.

Day 3: Volubilis - Meknes - Fes

After an early breakfast, we head to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. You will spend the morning exploring the 2000 years old ruins and get a picture of life during the Roman Empire. Lunch can be taken in Moulay Idris, one of the holiest cities in Morocco. After lunch, your driver will take you on a tour of the imperial city of Meknes. You can choose to hire a guide for exploring the city. You will return to Fes in the evening.

Day 4 : Fes - Erfoud - Merzouga

After an early breakfast you will begin your ascent through the Middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, cliffs, jagged and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert. About mid-way, we stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks. Then we continue to Erfoud and Rissani. In the evening we reach Merzouga where we stay overnight in desert hotel.

Day 5 : Merzouga -Sahara Desert

Most of the day is spent relaxing at the hotel or explore the desert town which is small but interesting. In the afternoon, we head off on a 4 wheel drive through the barren land to the majestic sand dunes sahara. Around the time of sunset is time for a camel ride for 2 hours to the oasis where you will spend the night in Berber tents (Dinner is included). This might be optional if you prefer to return to the hotel to sleep.

·Day 6: Merzouga - Todra Gorge

After breakfast, you will return by camel to 4x4 and back to Erfoud. From Erfoud we start behind the Atlas Mountains in the path of the Todra Gorges. In the afternoon, there will take a walk in the towering Todra Gorges (300 m high). The valleys of the picturesque river is what makes a nice trip to the south-east of Morocco.

Day 7 : Todra Gorge - Marrakech

After breakfast departure to Marrakech via Ouarzazate. You will visit one of the jewels of Morocco- the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. After lunch, we head over the mountains to Marrakech. Once in Marrakech, you will check in your hotel, then head to Djemaa el-Fna, the central square of the medina. The famous Djemaa el-Fna, is one of the attractions of the center of Marrakech. Coming alive at night with the local storytellers, entertainers, and succulent barbecue pits, the square is well worth a visit. A quiet cup of tea on the terrace of a nearby bar offers a spectacular aerial view of the bustling square. Dinner and overnight in Marrakech.

Day 8 : Marrakech

After breakfast, you will have a guided tour of Marrakech, the pearl of the south of Morocco. Discover the Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, and many other hidden treasures. After lunch, you will continue with a visit to the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque and the famous Djemaa el-Fna, one of the attractions of the center of Marrakech. The tour will conclude with an exploration of the souk (market) lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, woven Berber carpets and many art objects of Morocco.

Day 9 : Marrakech - Casablanca

Today we will head back to Casablanca. Lunch will be on the way. +

Day 10 : Casablanca

Transfer to the airport and this will be end of our private tour. Have a nice trip back home.

    What is included in this Tour ?

    • Transport in Minivan with Air Conditioner
    • Private driver/English speaking guide
    • Accommodation (dinner and breakfast) in hotels
    • Camel ride through the desert
    • Sleep in desert tent

    What is NOT included in this Tour ?

    • Airline tickets
    • Noon meals
    • Drinks
    • Entrance fees

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