Morocco Tour through the Desert. All you can hear are the footsteps of the camel. Traditional nomad bivouac camp in Merzouga dunes. Experience well worth the effort in which you will have fond memories to last you forever.
DAY 1: Fes / Midelt / Erfoud / Merzouga.
After an early breakfast you will begin your ascent across the Middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert. Half way, you will stop for lunch in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks. we continue on mountain roads overlooking the wide flowing Oued Ziz. Passing Kasbahs and palm groves we pass through the adobe colored city of Er-Rachidia and arrive in the late afternoon to Merzouga dunes. Then later in the afternoon saddle your camels your journey to take us across the desert during a beautiful sunset for about 2 hours to reach you camp for the night by the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Overnight in the Nomad berber tent, night full of stars, Berber music and delicious food. Night that you will not forget. Dinner & Overnight.
DAY 2: Merzouga / Erfoud / Todra Gorge / Tinghir / Ouarzazate
After an early breakfast, you will return to the 4x4s and head back to Erfoud. From Erfoud you set out behind the High Atlas Mountains on route to the the spectacular Todra Gorge, you will take a walk up in the towering Todra Gorges (600 feet high). The picturesque river valleys make for a beautiful journey towards the southeast of Morocco, the day features one beautiful scene after another, including the village of Tinghir, a stunning mountain oasis rising on a series of river-side terraces lush with palm trees. Following lunch, then we visit Kelaa Magouna, known for its roses,Then continue your journey towards the High Atlas Mountains to Ouarzazate. Tucked away in the High Atlas Mountains, it is one of the jewels of Morocco. Overnight.
DAY 3: Ouarzazate.
Breakfast. Tour of Ouarzazate a desert outpost in the Southern Kasbah region, the Taourirt Kasbah, considered to be one of the most beautiful in Morocco and Tifoultout Kasbah with its remarkable views over the valley. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight.
DAY 4: Ouarzazate / Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou / Marrakech.
After an early breakfast you will set off towards the High Atlas Mountains. Tucked away in the High Atlas Mountains, it is one of the jewels of Morocco. visit of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. In typical Moroccan fashion, the true Moroccan treasures must be searched out and discovered...usually off the beaten path. In actuality, this setting has been used for more films than any other location in Morocco, films including, Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, and recently The Gladiator. Crossing the High Atlas mountains via spectacular Tiz-In-Tichka pass to finally arrive in Marrakesh. Overnight.
DAY 5: Marrakech.
After breakfast, you will have a guided tour of Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco. You will discover the Palace of the Bahia, the Saadian Tombs, and many other hidden treasures. After lunch, you will continue with the tour on to the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque and the famous Djemaa el-Fna, one of the center attractions of Marrakech. The tour will conclude with an exploration of the souk (market) lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco. Optional: Fantasia Dinner show chez Ali. Overnight.
DAY 6: Marrakech / Ourika Valley / Marrakech.
Breakfast. This day-long excursion from Marrakech to the Ourika Valley provides the opportunity to encounter Moroccan village life first hand as you make your way to the home of a Berber family in the High Atlas mountains. The rural, scenic with a welcoming atmosphere of tiny villages, steep hillsides, waterfalls, the luxuriant Ourika Valley rises gently up to the preliminary hills. After spending the afternoon enjoying a meal and experiencing village life, you'll have a good sense of the beauty and hospitality of Morocco's indigenous people. Overnight.
DAY 7: Marrakech / Airport Transfer.
You will be transferred to the airport for departure to your next destination. Is available to either Marrakech or Casablanca airport for your return trip home. End of our services.
• Free arrival & departure transfer.
• Private transportation (A/C comfortable 4X4/minivan/minibus) + Fuel.
• Professional English speaking driver /guide during the trip
• Accommodation in typical hotels, Kasbahs & Riads or Nomad desert camp (Berber tents)
• Breakfast & dinner included (Vegetarians are welcome).
• Pick up & drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech
• Camel Trekking to go and return from the camp (around 1h each way).
• Berber music show / Entertainment
• Visit Berber Nomad families
• Sand boarding
• Free time to explore the sites such as Kasbahs, Canyons, Walks, Breaks for photos…Etc
• Travel Insurance
• Beverages & Lunches
Sleeping bag in Winter or will provide you blanqets
Head torch / headlamp
Basic First Aid Kit - refer to trip dossier for details
Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
Personal items (e.g. towel, sunscreen, wipes, toilet tissues, antibacterial handwash)
Small First Aid Kit including insect repellent, plasters, meds
Small rubbish bag to carry out what you carry in
Matches e.g. burn toilet paper
Zip-Up bags for camera
Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tap