7 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA DESERT
DAY 1: MARRAKECH – TIZI N TICHKA MOUNTAIN PASS – OUARZAZATE – DADES GORGES
We start the private Morocco tour today and we pick up from Marrakech and we drive towards Dades Gorges passing the mountains Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass. We will visit Berber village of Telouet where is located the Kasbah of el Glaoui. Then we continue to the village of Ait Benhaddou to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou. It is a spectacular fortified village . We continue our tour to Ouarzazate and then to Dades valley. We will have dinner in local riad / hotel where we stay overnight.
DAY 2: DADES GORGES – TODRA GORGES – ERFOUD – RISSANI – MERZOUGA DESERT
Today we continue our desert Morocco tour and after breakfast we pass few Berber villages along the way. We will explore Todra Gorges , we walk in narrow canyon , famous for hikers. We continue passing Ziz valley to reach city of Erfoud, famous for its fossil products and dates. We may visit fossil factory and shop. Then we drive to Rissani to visit local souk and later today we reach Merzouga desert. We prepare for camel ride in Sahara desert, guided by experienced camel guide. We will watch desert sunset in Merzouga desert. Once we reach desert camp we will enjoy Berber dinner , drum music at campfire in Merzouga. We will sleep in tents in desert Merzouga.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA DESERT
Today we explore Merzouga desert. We will also visit village of Khamlia, famous for musicians originally from Sudan and Mali. We will have lunch with Berber family living in desert and later today we prepare for camel ride in Sahara desert, guided by experienced camel guide. We will watch desert sunset in Merzouga desert. Once we reach desert camp we will enjoy Berber dinner , drum music at campfire in Merzouga. We will sleep in tents in desert Merzouga.
DAY 4: MERZOUGA DESERT – RISSANI – AGDZ – OUARZAZATTE
Our private Morocco tour continues today and we ride camels back from Merzouga desert camp to village. After breakfast we drive towards Rissani to visit local souk , then to Agdz and we pass Draa valley to reach Ouarzazatte. Here we may explore local movie studio and also kasbah in city. We stay overnight in Ouarzazatte in local hotel with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 5: OUARZAZATTE – AIT BENHADDOU – MARRAKECH
Today we continue our desert Morocco tour to visit Kasbah Taourirte, beautiful kasbah in Ouarzazate. Then we continue via High Atlas mountains to the Ait Benhaddou and via the highest road pass in Morocco called Tizni Tichka. We arrive to Marrakech in the evening and that will be end of our desert Morocco tour. This private Morocco tour can be modified depends on your requirements.
DAY 6: MARRAKECH GUIDED TOUR
Today after breakfast in the riad , we will enjoy guided tour of Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace. After Lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. On the afternoon, you will have some free time to wonder by yourself the other parts of the city.
DAY 7: MARRAKECH – ESSAOUIRA 1 DAY EXCURSION
Today we finish the private Morocco tour visiting city of Essaouira on Atlantic coast. Essaouira is a charming seaside town. You will enjoy a stroll around the ramparts, we will visit an art gallery, and we will eat freshly caught fish neat beach. We explore medina and then we drive to Marrakech where we arrive in the evening. That will be end of our desert Morocco tour. This private Morocco tour can be modified depends on your requirements.