4 days Marrakech Desert tour is not to miss opportunity to spend unforgettable two successive nights in the desert. Camel trekking freely during the sunset with your guide as to see just beauty and peace.
What to Expect
4 days Marrakech morocco desert tour starts when meeting you at your accommodation at Marrakech with an early drive towards Ouarzazate. At first, wander at argan oil cooperatives and panoramic views while passing by Tizi n Tichka famous pass and the high Atlas. Then, visit Kasbah AIT BEN HADDOU that is among the Unesco World preserved sites. The Kasbah is the largest in Morocco and has been once the palace of Marrakech Glaoui Pasha.
Lunch will be served at Kasbah. We will then continue passing by the road of thousand Kasbah which include panoramic views that you may want to capture it. After a short stop at the city of Roses (to witness how cosmetic Rosewater and oil are manually made) and Skoura town ksurs & palm trees, we will arrive at Ouarzazate. Being a filming site of several Hollywood movies ( The Gladiator as an example) and where two film studios are located; it is called “The Hollywood of Africa”. Finally, spend an overnight in a traditional Kasbah at Ouarzazate.
Today on our 4 days Marrakech morocco desert tour; we’ll go straight to Merzouga desert to stay one night at Erg Chebbi Camp. After exploring Ouarzazate main historical spots; including Kasbah Taourirt and the film studios; we will enjoy seeing the impressive castles and the “Monkey Toes” rock formations at Dades Valley. Then, leave to Todra Gorges passing by Tinghir Village. These milestone river canyons reflect amazing natural shaped gorges. Continue our tour to Merzouga desert seeing Erfoud (fossil capital) and Rissani.
Arriving at Merzouga desert by valley Ziz; we will have a short break to clearly see the oasis palm gloves then take dinner. The night will be spent in a traditional Kasbah.
Our third day of 4 days Marrakech morocco desert tour will be devoted to explore the places surrounding Merzouga. Khamlia is a small town where we would be happy to introduce you to its native Gnaoua people. Take a cup of mint tea with them while they sing for you and discuss with you a little bit about how they manage to live there.
Start climbing the high Erg Chebbi dunes with a camel trek to experience. It will be a wonderful experience witnessing the sunset all the way to our camp. The camp composed of nomadic tents where to sleep for the night. The native Berber will warmly introduce you to their world by singing music and offering you a traditional dish for dinner.
Waking up early is an amazing opportunity here in the desert as the sun rises over its dunes to form excellent scenery. You will experience another camel trekking back to Merzouga after breakfast. Afterward, begin driving by the Ziz Valley with few stops in the Middle Mountains of Atlas small towns in the way to Fes. The resort town of Ifran as well as a stop at Azrou Cedar forest in order to see and feed the local famous monkeys living there.
4 days Marrakech morocco desert tour ends with a private transfer to your accommodation.