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4 Days Marrakech Desert Tour

4 Days Trip from Marrakech to Sahara Desert
Classic Desert Tour
 
Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou Kasbah - Skoura Oases
 
We pick you up from the your Riad or Hotel and leave Marrakech to begin our tour in the Dades Valley. We pass through Tizi-n-Tishka in the high Atlas Mountains where we pause to appreciate the mountain views. We visit the Ait Ben Haddou village which is recognized by UNESCO as a world patrimony. It is famous as a backdrop for many films, including 'Lawrence of Arabia', 'Gladiator' and 'Alexander'. We take lunch here before continuing on our way enjoying the natural beauty of the landscapes and historical monuments such as Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate and Roses Valley, which is renowned for the Festival of Roses. We will continue our way to to Skoura town to change our route towards the Beautiful kasbah where we will spend the night.
 
Day 2 : Skoura - Dades Valley - Todra Gorge - Tinjdad - Merzouga ( Camel ride and night in a camp )
 
Along the way we will cross Dades Valley heading to Tinghir where we will explore Todra Gorge. Its cliffs are as high as 600m and only 10m apart. We leave Todra passing through many Berber villages to pass through Tinjdad where we can stop for lunch. After that we make our way Merzouga on the foot of Erg Chebbi fantastic dunes, 20 km long and 5 to 8 km wide it is also reputed as the highest sand dunes in North Africa. It is a unique and diverse environment.  Getting there, we will meet our camels to take us towards our upgraded Berber camp. On the way we will enjoy the amazing sand dunes and the striking beauty of the sunset. Our camp has well equipped tents with bathrooms facilities. After dinner we gather round the fire and enjoy the desert night perhaps with traditional Berber drums.
 
Day 3 : Merzouga -Alnif- Nkob -  Ouarzazate
 
Before sunrise,the camp staff will wake you up to climb the dunes and find the sun emerge above the horizon. after having enough time enjoying the sunrise view, we will descend from the Dunes to get ready for our breakfast. After that we can either take the camels back to the same place we picked up or just continue our way with our comfortable car. we continue our journey to Ouarzazate, passing through Alnif, Tazzarine, Nkob, and the Draa Valley. We will spend the night in a a well classified hotel in Ouarzazate.
 
Day 4 : Ouarzazate - Marrakech
 
After breakfast, we will set off for Marrakech, passing through the spectacular High Atlas mountains and we will then drop you off at your riad/hotel. 
 
 
 
Authentic Desert Tour
 
Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Boumalene du Dades
 
After collection at your riad/hotel in Marrakesh we will set off for the Dades Gorges. Passing through Tizi-n-Tishka in the High Atlas Mountains we will visit the UNESCO World heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou which has also been the backdrop for many films including Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator and Alexander. After lunch we’ll enjoy the beautiful natural landscapes and historical monuments of Taourirt Kasbah in Ourzazate and the Valley of the Roses, famous for its annual Festival of Roses. We’ll also pass through the Berber villages of El Kelaa des M'Gouna and Boumalene du Dades where we will spend the night.
 
Day 2 : Dades Gorges - Toudgha Gorges - Ramlia Village
 
After breakfast we will leave Boumalene du Dades for Ramlia, a hidden Berber village in the south of Morocco. We’ll pass through the dramatic Dades Valley and Toudgha Gorges, and Alnif, then continuing offroad through Tazoulate, Fzou, Hi Fougani. We’ll have a picnic en route before reaching our destination of Ramlia where we will spend the night in a budget guest house.
 
Day 3 : Ramlia Village - Merzouga
 
After breakfast we’ll set off for Erg Chebbi, Merzouga, enjoying the desert landscapes, and passing through the grave stones of Taouz. We will then have an opportunity to hear the Gnawa music of Khamlia where we will have lunch in a small restaurant owned by a Gnawi person. Then it is a short drive to a nearby hotel for some refreshments before a camel ride into the desert. The next step, we will meet our camels to take us towards our upgraded Berber camp. On the way we will enjoy the amazing sand dunes and the striking beauty of the sunset. Our camp has well equipped tents with bathrooms facilities. After dinner we gather round the fire and enjoy the desert night perhaps with traditional Berber drums.
 
Day 4 : Merzouga - Alnif - Tazzarine - Ouarzazate - Marrakech
 
Before sunrise,the camp staff will wake you up to ascend the dunes and find the sun emerge above the horizon. after having enough time enjoying the sunrise view, we will descend from the Dunes to get ready for our breakfast. After that we can either take the camels back to the same place we picked you up or just continue our way with our comfortable car to Marrakech, passing through Alnif, Tazzarine, Nkob, Draa Valley and Ouarzazate.