9 Days from Marrakech Desert Trip


9 Days from Marrakech Desert Trip

itinerary overview And details

Day 1: Arrival to Marrakech

In the first day, we will be in the airport of Marrakech to welcome you and take you to the hotel where you will spend your night.

Day 2: Marrakech sightseeing

Marrakech is rich, and full of places to visit.  Therefore, this day will be dedicated to explore this red city, as most Moroccans like to call it. In this tour, you will visit El Menara, Majorelle Gardens, Koutoubia, Bahia Palace, and Dar Si Said. Once it is time for lunch, you will head to El Medina and there you will taste a delicious traditional meal, then you will be taken to walk throughout the Souks of Marrakech which contain a huge number of colorful handicrafts. Later on, you will go to Jemaa El Fna, where you will be surprised by the different types of artistic performances, you will have a drink there and head back to the hotel.

Day 3: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley

The journey towards Dades Valley will be via Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and Ouarzazate. On your road, you will ride over the highest mountain pass Tizi N Tishka, and you will see numerous Amazigh villages along the way. Then you will reach Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou which is one of the famous Kasbahs in the area. In this historical Kasbah, you will have a tour to explore the place and take some lovely pictures. Later on, you will have your lunch and continue to Ouarzazate, known as the Moroccan Hollywood, which is the city where countless famous films have been filmed. And once you reach the Dades Gorges, you will be taken to a hotel to dinner and spend your night there.

Day 4: Dades gorges – todgha gorges – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga

In the early morning and after having your breakfast, you will head via Todgha Gorges, Erfoud, and Rissani to Merzouga. The journey will be full of pauses to explore some of the amazing places and enjoy the wonderful panoramic views. The first pause will be in Tinghir, then in Todra Valley where you will see many Amazigh villages and palm trees along the way. Once you are at Todra Gorge, you will have a walk under a high cliff, and explore the area. Later on, you will continue through Erfoud and Rissani to Merzouga. There, in Merzouga, you will have a cup of tea and go to a hotel to spend your night.

Day 5: Merzouga area and the camel trek

Once you wake up and take your breakfast, you will start a tour throughout the area. In this tour, you will visit a small village where people are originated from Mali, and listen to their special music. Later on, you will continue to have a cup of tea with the Amazigh people in their tents that are located in middle of the dunes. There, you will have the chance to discuss and talk to local inhabitants and get to know their way of life in these dunes. Afterwards, our guide will teach you some techniques to mount the camels and take you in a tour throughout the Erg-Chebbi towards a nomad tent where you will spend the night. This tour will take about an hour and half.

Day 6: Merzouga-Rissani-Agdez-Ouarzazate

To watch the beautiful sunrise, you will have to wake up in the early morning and enjoy the fascinating view the golden sand offer under the beams of the sunrise. Then, you will head back to your hotel, there; you will have your breakfast, take a shower and take some piece of rest. Later on, you will start your journey towards Rissani, and if it this day happen to be the souk day, you will have a tour through Rissani’s Souk which is one of the largest Souks in the area. Afterwards, you will continue to Agdez, via Alnif, Tazarine, and from there to Ouarzazate where you will spend your night.

Day 7: Ouarzazate-Tizi-n-Tichka Pass-Marrakech

Once you have your breakfast, you will drive to Marrakech via Tizi N Tishka which is the highest mountain pass in South Africa. In this journey, you will visit the Atlas Studio, and Kasbah Taourirt, there you will have the chance to take some lovely pictures and explore the place. Finally, you will continue to Marrakech where you will spend your night.

Day 8: Marrakech Day Trip to Essaouira

The next journey will be towards Essaouira, known as Mogador. Essaouira is among the world heritages that are recognized by the UNESCO. While you are in Essaouira, you will be taken in a tour to visit the Scala, the municipal market, jeweler’s quarter and Bazars. You will have a fun time in this city’s beach and among its streets. Once it is lunch time, you will be taken to restaurant, and from there head to Marrakech.

Day 9: Marrakech Airport

From Marrakech, you will be taken to the airport to fly towards your home, after having a delicious breakfast in your hotel.

What is included And what is not included in this tour

What’s Included :

  • Pick up and drop off from Hotel/airport accommodation.
  • Comfortable private transport with air condition.
  • Provisional Driver/Guide.
  • Fuel
  • Accomoditionof Your choice.
  • Camel Trekking in the Desert Tours
  • A night in the camp in The Desert Tours.

Not Included :

  • Lunches.
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.

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