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6-Day Marrakech Trips to Sahara Desert Experience

6-Day Marrakech Trips to Sahara Desert Experience

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Overview

6-Day Marrakech Trips to Sahara Desert Experience

Experience an unforgettable adventure with our Marrakech trips to Sahara desert. Immerse yourself in a six-day journey that begins in the vibrant city of Marrakech and takes you through the mesmerizing landscapes of Morocco. Explore the majestic Atlas Mountains, where ancient kasbahs in Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate await your discovery.

Embark on thrilling camel treks through the captivating Erg Chebbi dunes of Merzouga, where each step unveils the enchanting beauty of the desert. Witness breathtaking desert sunsets and spend your nights under the starry desert sky in traditional camps, savoring delicious Moroccan cuisine and immersing yourself in Berber traditions.

As you venture into the heart of the Draa Valley, experience its vibrant culture and traditions through bustling markets and interactions with welcoming locals. Expert guides accompany you throughout the journey, sharing insights into the region's history, culture, and natural wonders.

This comprehensive tour seamlessly blends captivating natural landscapes, culturally rich historical sites, and the awe-inspiring splendor of the Sahara Desert. From the bustling streets of Marrakech to the serene beauty of the Sahara, each moment promises discovery and wonder.

Whether marveling at ancient architecture, traversing rugged terrain, or simply taking in the vast expanse of the desert, our Marrakech trips to Sahara desert offer a truly immersive experience. Bid farewell to the Sahara with cherished memories and a deeper appreciation for the wonders of Morocco's desert landscape.

Highlights of the 6-Day Marrakech Trips to Sahara Desert Experience :

  • Scenic Atlas Mountains: Traverse the Atlas Mountains, revealing breathtaking landscapes and diverse terrain.
  • Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate: Explore ancient kasbahs with rich history and cultural significance.
  • Draa Valley Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the Draa Valley, known for lush palm groves and traditional villages.
  • Erg Chebbi Dunes in Merzouga: Journey to the captivating Erg Chebbi dunes, where vast desert landscapes unfold.
  • Camel Trekking in Erg Chebbi: Engage in thrilling camel trekking across the mesmerizing dunes, capturing the essence of the Sahara.
  • Enchanting Desert Sunsets: Witness enchanting desert sunsets, as the sky transforms into a canvas of vivid hues.
  • Nights in Traditional Desert Camps: Spend nights under the starry desert sky in traditional camps, immersing yourself in the tranquility of the Sahara.
  • Moroccan Cuisine Delight: Indulge in Moroccan cuisine, adding a flavorful dimension to your desert adventure.
  • Berber Traditions: Immerse yourself in Berber traditions, gaining insights into the rich cultural heritage of the region.

This 6-Day Marrakech Trips to Sahara Desert Experience promises a comprehensive exploration of Morocco, blending natural wonders, historical treasures, and the allure of the Sahara Desert. Book your unforgettable Moroccan adventure today.

Accommodation:

Standard Tour Luxury Tour Mixed Tour ( Medium)
Standard Hotels/ Riads.Standard Desert Camp. Luxury Hotels/ Riads.Luxury Desert Camp. Standard Hotels/ Riads.Luxury Desert Camp.

 

Note: This is a private tour. For inquiries about luxury or small group tours, please contact us.

Know Before You Go: Additional Information about 6-Day Marrakech Trips to Sahara Desert Experience

  1. Accommodations: Enjoy the comfort of a private room tailored to your preferences during your stay.
  2. Desert Camp: Experience the magic of the desert in a private tent customized to your liking at the campsite.
  3. Dietary Preferences: Vegetarian options are available; kindly inform us at the time of booking to accommodate your needs.
  4. Child Policy: For safety reasons, children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the tour.
  5. Attire: Ensure your comfort with appropriate footwear for walking and sandboarding; sport sneakers are recommended. Additionally, long sleeves and pants or skirts are suitable attire for the camel trek.
  6. Additional Activities: Enhance your experience with optional quad bike and buggy rides in the dunes.
  7. Booking Confirmation: Upon booking, you will receive a confirmation detailing your reservation.
  8. Health Considerations: Please note that this tour is not suitable for pregnant women due to the nature of the activities involved. ( for more info contact us)

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Included/Excluded

  • Transport by private modern vehicle with A/C
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation.
  • Car Fuel
  • Experienced English speaking Driver/Guide
  • Overnight at the Desert Camp
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Camel trekking (camel per person)
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Tips and personal expenses

Tour Plan

Day 1 : Marrakech Ait Benhaddou Ouarzazate Dades Gorges

The 6 days Morocco desert tours from Marrakech start with an early pick-up from your accommodation or airport, if included in your booking. Journeying through the Atlas Mountains via the 2260m high Tizi N’Tichka pass, our first stop is the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou. Renowned for its cinematic allure, featured in blockbusters like "Gladiator" and "Game of Thrones," it offers a glimpse into Morocco's rich history. Continuing to Ouarzazate, dubbed "The Gate to Desert," we explore the iconic Atlas Film Studios and Taourirt Kasbah. En route to the valley of Roses, famed for its annual rose festival, we traverse picturesque landscapes. Finally, we arrive at Dades Gorges, revealing stunning canyons where our first night is spent in a traditional riad or hotel, complete with complimentary dinner and breakfast.

Day 2 : Dades Gorges Draa Valley Rissani Merzouga

The 6-day Morocco desert tours from Marrakech commence with a morning departure after breakfast. Our journey leads us to the captivating Todra Gorges, where a leisurely stroll through the palm groves of the Todra Valley awaits. Continuing our expedition, we traverse the picturesque Berber villages en route to Erfoud, renowned for its succulent dates and fascinating fossils.

After a delightful lunch in Erfoud, we venture onwards to Rissani, the heart of the expansive Tafilalt oasis, one of the world's largest. Our path then meanders towards the enchanting Merzouga, the gateway to the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi dunes. Upon arrival, we gear up for an unforgettable desert camel trek, navigating through the undulating golden sands of Erg Chebbi.

As dusk descends, painting the desert landscape with vibrant hues, we pause to witness the breathtaking spectacle of the setting sun. Embrace the thrill of sandboarding before arriving at the well-appointed Merzouga Desert Camp, our lodging for the night. Here, we indulge in a traditional Berber-style dinner, accompanied by the rhythmic beats of tribal music around a crackling desert campfire, creating an unforgettable evening under the starry desert sky.

Day 3: Merzouga exploration and nomad family visits await!

On the third day of our 6-day Marrakech tour, delve into the captivating realm of the Merzouga desert. Embrace the freedom to tailor your experience, whether by camel trekking or exploring in the luxury of a 4x4 vehicle. Our itinerary includes a visit to the renowned Khamlia village, celebrated for its mesmerizing Gnawa music.

Continuing our journey, we venture on a 4x4 excursion to the historic town of Mefes, once a vital center of mineral extraction during the French colonial era.

An unforgettable highlight awaits as we connect with a gracious nomad family nestled behind the dunes of the Merzouga Sahara desert, offering a glimpse into their timeless lifestyle.

As the day draws to a close, we retreat to the comfort of a Riad/Hotel in the Merzouga area, ensuring a peaceful night's rest after a day brimming with remarkable encounters and experiences.

Day 4: Merzouga Dunes Ziz Valley Cedars forest Fes

After breakfast in Merzouga, our journey unfolds as we depart for Rissani, home to the region's largest souk, offering a vibrant display of local culture. Continuing through the scenic Ziz Valley, adorned with verdant palm groves, we proceed to Midelt nestled in the Atlas Mountains.

Midelt provides a picturesque backdrop for a leisurely lunch at a local restaurant, offering panoramic mountain views. Following our meal, we venture into the captivating Azrou Cedar forest, inhabited by the playful Barbary Apes, adding a touch of wildlife to our expedition.

Our path then leads us to the charming town of Ifrane, renowned for its European-inspired architecture and tranquil ambiance, earning it the moniker "Switzerland of Morocco." Here, we take a moment to immerse ourselves in the serene surroundings before continuing our journey to Fes.

As dusk descends, we arrive in Fes, where we settle into our accommodations for the night, eager to explore the rich history and cultural heritage of this ancient city in the days to come. This comprehensive itinerary promises a captivating blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and historical exploration, ensuring an unforgettable Moroccan adventure.

Day 5: Fes guided tour_ Casablanca

After breakfast, your local guide will be there to accompany you on a guided tour of Fes, Morocco's oldest city, weaving through its intricate network of streets and alleys. Renowned for its scholarly pursuits, Fes is home to the world's oldest university and is divided into three distinct quarters.

Fes el Bali, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, preserves the city's ancient charm, while Fes-Jdid boasts a labyrinth of narrow passages within its fortified walls, including the historic Jewish quarter. The modern Ville Nouvelle, shaped by French influence, adds a contemporary touch to Fes's rich tapestry.

During the guided sightseeing tour, you'll have the opportunity to explore iconic landmarks such as the vibrant Tanneries, the captivating Attarine museum, and the serene Moulay Idriss mausoleum. Along the way, you'll visit local cooperatives, immersing yourself in traditional crafts and techniques, before enjoying a picturesque panorama of the Medina of Fes.

After concluding the tour and indulging in a delicious lunch, we'll embark on a journey to Casablanca. As the day draws to a close, we arrive in this bustling metropolis, the economic heartbeat of Morocco, where we dine and retire for the night, ready for the adventures that await.

Day 6: Casablanca » Marrakesh.

Today, we explore the vibrant attractions and iconic monuments of Casablanca, starting with the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, a symbol of Moroccan craftsmanship and architectural grandeur.

As we immerse ourselves in the city's dynamic atmosphere, we also discover its bustling markets, charming neighborhoods, and historical landmarks. From the bustling streets to the serene waterfront, Casablanca offers a captivating blend of modernity and tradition, inviting visitors to delve into its rich tapestry of culture and heritage.

After our exploration of Casablanca, we embark on a scenic drive towards Marrakech, known as the "red city," where our 6-day tour culminates. Upon arrival, we bid farewell, dropping you off at your accommodation or the airport, concluding our unforgettable journey through the vibrant landscapes and cultural wonders of Morocco.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I customize my tour itinerary?

Yes, we understand that each traveler has unique preferences. We offer the flexibility to customize your tour itinerary to better suit your interests, schedule, and preferences. Contact our customer service team, and we will work with you to create a personalized experience.

What is the payment process for booking this tour?

To secure your booking, we require a 20% deposit at the time of reservation. The remaining balance can be paid up to 30 days before the tour start date. We accept payments through PayPal, Visa card, Western Union, or a direct deposit into our bank account. Our booking process is secure, and you will receive a confirmation email with all the details once the payment is completed. Please ensure to make the final payment by the specified deadline to guarantee your reservation. If you have any questions or need assistance with the payment process, feel free to contact our customer service team

Is travel insurance included in the tour package?

Travel insurance is not automatically included in our tour packages. However, we strongly recommend that all our customers have comprehensive travel insurance to cover unexpected events such as trip cancellations, medical emergencies, and lost baggage. You can either arrange your own travel insurance or inquire with us about available options.

Are there any specific health or fitness requirements for this tour?

Our tours are designed to be accessible to a wide range of participants. However, some tours may involve activities such as hiking, walking tours, or other physical activities. If you have any specific health concerns or physical limitations, please inform us during the booking process. We can provide more detailed information about the level of physical activity involved in each tour, ensuring you have a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

Do I need to bring a sleeping bag?

No, a sleeping bag is not necessary for our overnight camel ride. The desert camp is equipped with all the bedding you’ll need.

Is there any way to spend the night in the desert without using camels?

Indeed, an alternative to camels is available. We provide a 4WD transfer to and from the desert camp, with an additional charge.

Is there a place to charge phones and cameras at the Camp?

Absolutely, we utilize solar panels at the camp to ensure you have the means to charge your phone and camera.

What clothing and special items should I bring for an overnight stay in the Merzouga desert camp?

When preparing for your overnight stay, consider bringing comfortable and breathable clothing, a sun hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a jacket for cooler evenings, and sturdy shoes suitable for walking on the sand. Remember to pack your camera to capture the mesmerizing desert landscapes!

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    I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to XabbiTours for curating an unforgettable 6-day journey from Marrakech. From the moment we set out on this adventure, everything was flawlessly organized, exceeding our expectations at every turn. Hicham, our driver, played a pivotal role in ensuring our comfort and safety throughout the trip. His local knowledge and friendly demeanor added a personal touch to our experience, making each day even more enjoyable.

    The itinerary was expertly crafted, allowing us to delve deep into the rich culture and diverse landscapes of Morocco. From exploring ancient medinas to traversing the majestic Atlas Mountains, every moment was filled with wonder and discovery.

    The accommodations provided were exceptional, offering a perfect blend of comfort and authenticity. And of course, the highlight of the tour was our time in the Sahara Desert. Watching the sunset over the dunes, riding camels, and spending nights under the starry sky felt like stepping into a dream.

    Overall, XabbiTours and Hicham created an experience that will stay with us forever. Their attention to detail, professionalism, and genuine passion for showcasing the beauty of Morocco made this journey truly special. I recommend them highly enough to anyone seeking an authentic and immersive travel experience.

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