4 Days Private Marrakech Desert Trip
This 4 Days Private Marrakech Desert Trip will make you explore a totally unknown area. Departing from Marrakech until you reach the dunes of Merzouga and Zagora, you can enjoy the majestic Sahara desert for four days. In this way, you can follow the trails of the caravans as you drive past the Draa Valley with its oasis full of palm trees and fortified Kasbahs; Cross the volcanic massif of the Contra Atlas Mountains, ride a camel in Erg Chebbi, sleep under the stars in your camp in the Sahara desert of Morocco in Merzouga and cross the Valley of Roses and the 1001 Kasbahs Road. In this way, we will get to Air Ben Haddou and admire its splendid Kasbah.
Private Marrakech desert tourPrivate Marrakech desert tour highlights:
1-Admire the beautiful landscapes en route to ouarzazate and go see the old kasbah: Kasbah Taourirt and Ait Ben Haddou.
2-visit the beautiful village of Agdez and the beautiful city of zagora.
3-Make a nice camel ride to merzouga and admire a panoramic and breathtaking.
4-Explore the famous Todra Gorge Cliffs a fabulous place.
5-Discover the wealth of saraha.
6-Enjoy an excellent desert period in a wonderful setting and an ideal climate.
Day 1: Marrakech – Tizi n ‘Tichka – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Agdez – Zagora
You begin your journey to the desert in the south-east of Morocco by way of the High Atlas via the Tizi n’Tichka pass. Arrival at Ait Ben Haddou, after a guided walk in the village and visit the Kasbah which is a famous place for shooting movies in Morocco, you continue to Ouarzazate for lunch.
In the afternoon, continue south-east to the oasis of Agdez, where the amazing landscape of the Draa River begins. From there, the landscape will change radically from arid rocky fields to lush green oases lined with palm trees. Upon arrival in Zagora, you will head to your traditional guesthouse to spend the night after dinner.
Day 2: Zagora – Tazzarine – Alnif – Rissani – Merzouga (Erg Chebbi dunes)
After breakfast, you take the road to Merzouga crossing the mountains of the Anti Atlas where you could meet local nomads. You stop at the oasis of Alnif for lunch.
Passing through the holy city of Rissani, you arrive at Merzouga where you meet your camel caravan for a walk in the desert at Erg Chebbi Dunes. In the evening you attend the sunset, then, you join your camp nestled in the dunes for dinner and overnight in the Sahara.
Day 3: Merzouga – Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Tinghir – Boulmane Dadès
Wake early to witness the sunrise and enjoy the silence of the desert. After breakfast, meet with your driver for the oasis of Tinghir and the Gorges de Todra. You discover the paths of the High Atlas and Berber villages and where you will enjoy an hour of stroll in one of the most beautiful palm groves of Morocco sheltering villages of adobe and kasbahs uninhabited. You will stop at the majestic Canyons de Todra where you will have a Berber tagine for lunch.
In the afternoon, you will continue to the Dades Gorges via the valley road and a thousand kasbahs. Dinner and overnight in a local guest house.
Day 4: Boulmane Dades – Kalaa Mgouna – Skoura – Ouarzazate – Taourirt – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
After breakfast, enjoy panoramic views while languishing the valley of Dades and the route of the roses. You pass by Kalaa Mgouna, famous for the plantation of the roses of Damascus, before reaching the Oasis of Skoura. You will discover the architecture of desert fortifications and the way of life of Berbers living in oases. Lunch in Ouarzazate and continue to visit the kasbah of Taourirt before heading back to Marrakech while passing through the High Atlas Mountains and the Tizi n’Tichka pass.