Our 9 Days Tour From Marrakech To Sahara Desert
9 Days Tour From Marrakech To Sahara Desert. Desert of Morocco is a wonderful palce to visit. The best Marrakech desert tours are made in two distinct locations: Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga, and Erg Chigaga near M’Hamid El Ghizlane. Departing from Marrakech, Morocco desert tours do need a bit of time to arrive for those two mentions locations. These Morocco desert tours from Marrakech takes you to visit the UNESCO site of Ksar Ait Benhaddou in Ouarzazate, the picturesque Kasbah Amridil in Skoura, the fabulous Todra Gorges, the breathtaking Erg Chebbi dunes, the beautiful desert region around Merzouga, and the Ziz Valley endless palm groves.
Day 1 : Airport in Marrakech - Ouarzazate
Your 9 Days Tour From Marrakech To Sahara Desert Merzouga we will start from the airport of Marrakech. depending on your arrival time.
Day 2 : Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate
After breakfast in your riad, you will leave Marrakesh travelling towards Ouarzazate via Tizi n Tichka pass. There will be breaks for photos, and take Road to Telouet to visit wonderful Kasbah called Glaoui. After Kasbah visit, you will have opportunity to walk by the beautiful villages on the Atlas hills and crops. We continue our drive to Ait ben Haddou Kasbah; which is marked as world heritage site by UNISCO. Then we will continue our way to Ouarzazate”or “Hollywood of Africa”, whose geography and beautiful landscapes have attracted many world class movie producers. such as The Mummy, Gladiator and the Last temptation of Christ. Then we visit Kasbah Taourirt, another Kasbah of Glaoui family who served as the governor of Ouarzazate. Over night in your Riad or Hotel.
Day 3 : Ouarzazate – Skoura – Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Sahara desert
After Breakfast, we will travel to Toudra Gorges via the palm groove of Skoura. But, before the gorges, we will cross through the Roses valley. and then we will continue to visit the Dades Valley. We drive to Dades valley to Tinghir. A much renovated town located at the foot of the Anti Atlas Mountains before reaching the Todra gorges. After lunch, we will drive to Merzouga passing through a number of towns and villages including Tinejdad, Touroug, Erfoud. Before reaching Erfoud, you will see the ancient irrigation system locally called” Khettarat”. Continue to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi. We now switch from our vehicle to camels, where you will be taken on a camel ride to enjoy the sunset. Dinner and over night in Sahara Camp.
Day 4 : Sahara desert – Ziz Valley – Midelt – Azrou – Ifran – Fez
After breakfast, we will leave via Rissani, where you will stop to visit the local Souk (market). After that we continue through the vast Ziz valley that contains millions of palm trees all the way till Errachidia. We drive on crossing the Ziz gorges and then middle Atlas Mountains with its beautiful views. We Stop in Midelt for lunch. After lunch we will head to Fes crossing the cedar forest of Azrou; the largest one in Morocco; stopping for photos with the Barbary monkeys. Then, continue to visit Ifrane referred as “small Switzerland of Morocco” because of its European shape of buildings; we arrive in Fes by afternoon. Check in the riad.
Day 5 : Fes Sightseeing
In the Mooning we start visiting its main monuments and historical sites; like Medersa Bouaananiya, Karaouiyine University, labeled the oldest Arabic university.
Day 6 : Fez – Meknes – Volubilis – Chefchaouan
Departure will be after breakfast towards Meknes; one has a magnificent view of the Medina. The tour begins with a tour of the walls with monumental gates dating from the seventeenth century Berdaine Bab, Bab Khemis. We continue exploring the city by the stables (Rua), attics (HERI), and Stud. Stop needed at the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail was for a long time the only mosque that non-Muslims could visit in Morocco. It then exits through the famous Bab Mansour El on the vast square Hedim. We will continue to the ancient Roman ruins Volubilis, we will spend a few time exploring the 2000-year-old ruins and getting a picture of life during the Roman Empire. We will move to the blue city, overnight in Chefchaouen.
Day 7 : Chefchaouan – Tetouan – Tangier
After breakfast, you can take a free time to walk around the blue city on your own to 12.30 PM, After We will pass by Tetouan city with its houses view on the hills, and pass by the mountains of Rif with the green sight of its green trees, overnight in Tanger.
Day 8 : Tangier – Asilah – Rabat – Casablanca
After breakfast,the day dedicated to visite Tanger city , You’ll go on both a bus and walking sightseeing tour. You’ll visit Cap Spartel, the impressive Palace of the sultan, the Necropolis, the caves of Hercules, you’ll have free time to visit Asilah its color and aroma-filled streets and pick up a souvenir. After we will drive you to Rabat, Then we visit the Kasbah of the udayas. Then we visit Hassan 2 tower, where 4 facades are decorated different from each other, three in shades of pink and one in the gray because of the sea breeze, the remains of the old mosque and the Mohamed 5 mausoleum next to the tower,we reach Casablanca in the late afternoon .diner and overnight in the hotel .
Day 9 : Casablanca – Marrakesh
After breakfast we will visit Casablanca where we have a guided tour around the impressive Hassan II Mosque, and transfer to Marrakesh depending on your flight. the en dtour.this the end of our 9 Days tour From Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
What is include during the tour:
- Touring in 4x4 Vihicle / Minibus / Bus
- Experienced English speaking Driver/Guide
- official local guides in imperial cities
- Camel ride in Sahara Desert
- Overnight at the Desert Camp
- Fuel of the transportation during the tour
- Braekfast and dinner in Sahara desert / Boumalane Dades / Ouarzazate
What is not include during the tour:
- Travel inssurance