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Tour of 6 days from Marrakech to desert

Tour of 6 days from Marrakech to desert

Marakech to M'hamid

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6 days

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Overview

Tour of 6 days from marrakech to sahara desert tour

Discover the enchanting Moroccan desert on a 6-day journey via this tour from marrakech to sahara desert tour. Traverse the scenic Atlas Mountains, explore ancient kasbahs in Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate, and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the Draa Valley. Venture to the captivating Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga for thrilling camel trekking and enchanting desert sunsets. Spend nights under the starry desert sky in traditional camps, savoring Moroccan cuisine and immersing yourself in Berber traditions. This comprehensive tour combines natural wonders, historical sites, and the unforgettable beauty of the Sahara Desert for an extraordinary Moroccan adventure.

Highlights:

marrakech to sahara desert tour

  • 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 tour 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.

Departure point: Marrakech.
Departure time: 8am
Duration: 6 days
Return Details: Marrakech.

The stages of this journey:

Day 1 : Marrakech - gorge de dades 341 km
Day 2 : Gorge de dades - Merzouga 285 km
Day 3 : Merzouga - zagora306 km Zagora - M’hamid 98, 6 km
Day 4 : M’hamid - chgaga : 65km
Day 5 : Chegaga – oasis de fint 265 km oasis fint - Foum zguid 140 km
Day 6 : Oasis de Fint – Marrakech 209 km

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

marrakech to sahara desert tour

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

day 1 : Marrakech - Ait ben Haddou - Skoura- vallée des rose - Gorges de Dades.

We Depart Marrakech at 8 AM toward Ourzazet crossing the High Atlas mountains by the Tizi'nt Tichka pass (2260 m high), We stop to visit Ksar Ait Ben Haddou the most impressive Ksar and the most poetic of all the south of Morocco, the kasbah, declared UNESCO World Heritage and was the scene of films like The Gladiator etc…

After lunch in Ouarzazate, we will visite the kasbah of Taourirte, then depart towards Dades gorge crossing the palm of Skoura so as to visite the kasbah of Ameridile and kalaa M’gouna, the city of roses.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Day 2

day 2 : Gorges dades - Gorges de Todra - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga

After breakfast, we leave for todra Gorges for a visite and for taking a walk up in the palm grove of the Todra valley. then we drive to Erfoud, famous for its dates and fossils crossing several Berber villages.

after lunch in Erfoud, we leave to Rissan the capital of Tafilalt ( Tafilalt is considered as one of the largest oases in the world) then we carry on to Merzouga. Once we arrive in Merzouga, we get prepared for a desert camel tick, we ride through a series of superb dunes in the desert Erg Chebbi

Dinner and overnight in a Berber tent at the foot of Erg Chebbi.

Day 3

day 3 - Merzouga / Rissani / Zagora/M' Hamid

We will weak up early to catch the sunrise over the dunes. Arriving back to the hotel on your camels for breakfast and shower, before driving to Rissani for a short visite.
After lunch in Alnif, we drive to Tamgroute village for visiting the underground village, the Koranic library which contains over 4000 manuscripts.
Dinner and overnight at a bivouac in M’hamid.

Day 4

day 4 - Mhamid/ l’Oasis Sacrée d’Oum Lâalag / chegaga 65 km

After breakfast, ride a camel, then departure in 4x4 by the old trade routes of Timbuktu. Lunch at the Sacred Oasis Umm Lâalag then back to the track towards Chegaga.

diner and overnight at the bivouac.

Day 5

day 5: chegaga- foum zguid -l'oasis de fint

Wake up early to watch the sunrise over the dunes, after the breakfast departure to the oasis of Fint Through the tracks of the Dakar, we leave to Foum Zguid
Lunch at the village of Foum Zguid.
We continue towards Taznakht, famous for its Berber gelims and carpets, Then Ouarzazate and Fint Oasis.

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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 would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to XabbiTours for the incredible 6-day tour from Marrakech to Mhamid. From the moment we embarked on this adventure, everything was flawlessly organized and exceeded our expectations. The itinerary was well thought out, allowing us to immerse ourselves in the rich culture and stunning landscapes of Morocco.

    The accommodations throughout the tour were top-notch, offering comfort and a true taste of Moroccan hospitality. Our knowledgeable guide provided valuable insights and shared fascinating stories about the places we visited, making the journey even more memorable.

    The highlights of the tour were undoubtedly the mesmerizing Sahara Desert experience and the camel trek to Mhamid. Watching the sunset over the sand dunes was a surreal moment that will forever be etched in our memories. The campsite was enchanting, and the traditional music and dance under the starlit sky created an atmosphere of pure magic.

    Overall, XabbiTours created a truly remarkable experience for us. Their attention to detail, professionalism, and passion for showcasing the beauty of Morocco made this tour unforgettable. I highly recommend XabbiTours to anyone seeking an authentic and unforgettable journey through this captivating country.

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