4-Day Sahara Desert Tour to Zagora and Merzouga
Take a 4-day tour in private and enjoy the VIP treatment. Your own driver guide, qualified and accredited, you will discover the south of Morocco in the best way possible.
Destination: Zagora - Merzouga
Availability: Every day at 9 am
Duration: 4 Days and 3 Nights
Category: Private Tour
Clothing: Comfortable clothing, hat, jacket and sunscreen, swimsuit.
Payment: Payment at departure
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Day 1: Marrakech - Tizi n 'Tichka - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Agdez - Zagora b>
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 inTinsouline .
Day 2: Zagora - Tazzarine - Alnif - Rissani - Merzouga (Erg Chebbi dunes) b>
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 SaharaAtlas du sable .
Day 3: Merzouga - Erfoud - Todra Gorges - Tinghir - Boulmane Dadès b>
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 Dadés - Kalaa Mgouna - Skoura - Ouarzazate - Taourirt - Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech b>
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.
What you must remember :
Please make sure to bring warm clothing in winter (no sleeping bags), light clothing in summer, sunscreen, a hat, good walking shoes, a flashlight, and pants (for the camel trek). Shorts and skirts are not recommended for the trek due to friction with feces that can cause skin irritations.
• Departure from your hotel or Riad in a private vehicle, driver speaking English
• Transportation in modern tourism minibus
• 3 Nights Accommodation
• Breakfast and dinner
• Walk in dromedary
What is not included:
• Lunch between 2-10 euro menu
• Optional Guide 2 Euros per person to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
• Guided tour of the Studio Cinema 5 Euros
• Optional activities
• Personal expenses