|Day 1: MARRAKECH - HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS - KASBAH AITBENHADOU - ROSE VALLY - DADES GORGE.
Pick up at 08am from your accommodation or at any point of your choice, starting our 5 days and 4 nights Erg Chebbi Merzouga sahara desert tour from Marrakech, crossing the Tizi N Tichka pass of the High Atlas Mountains(2260m) enjoying the twisty mountainous road and the spectacular traditional Berber villages to reach the Unseco world heritage site called "Ait benhaddou", the fortified ksar with its beautiful Kasbahs. Ait Benhaddou has served as a natural scenery for many movie producers such as Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator, the visit of the castle includes a walk with a local guide to discover the vivid palace and climb to the top of the hill through the alleys, which is like rambling through the middle ages for an amazing view on the fertile Ounila river valley, surrounded by desertic landscape, and with the snow capped Atlas mounrtains as a background, the view from the top seems to encompasse the whole world. After Lunch we will continue to Dades Gorge via Ouarzazate and Skoura and along the valley of roses, stops along these beautiful sights, our sahara desert Morocco 5 day trip from marrakech includes a stop at Rock formations (Called the monkey fingers vally) and fortified old Kasbahs scenery along the Dades river with the sunset as a backdrop. After a stop at the dades canyons for a drink or to admire the majestic scenery, we check in to our kasbah hotel, Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: DADES GORGE- TODRA GORGE- MERZOUGA - ERG CHEBBI DUNES - LUXURY CAMP OVERNIGHT.
Breakfast at the Kasbah hotel, depart toTodra Gorges: a massive fault, rising to 300 m in a narrow valley thickstudded with palmeries and Berber Villages. a walk thru the gorge to admire the beauty of the place, lunch at the spot, travel further into the desert to the tiny village of Merzouga where you will camel trek tour into the beautiful Erg Chebbi Dunes, an hour camel tour via the golden sand dunes of erg chebbi followed with stops along, sunset over the dunes, head down to the camp in the sahara desert erg, you will spend the evening in a bivouac (camp), enjoy a Moroccan berber dinner, build a bonfire and listen to local band music and dance, and sleep in a luxury private tent with private bath and private shower
Day 3: ERG CHEBBI DUNES - CAMEL RIDING - SANDBOARDING - NOMAD FAMILY.
Early Morning wake up to watch the sunrise over the dunes, Traditional Moroccan Yammy breakfast at the camp, camel ride deep in the Sahara Desert while crossing Erg Chebbi, break at the oasis, sandboarding, climbing the rolling orange sand sea, lunch at the hidden oasis, camel ride to the Nomad Family, meet the hosts, basic berber cooking class, dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: MERZOUGA - RISSANI - ALNIF - AGDEZ - DRAA VALLY - OURZAZAT.
Early morning wake up to watch the spectacle of the sunrise in the desert, camel ride back to Merzouga, breakfast at the hotel by the edge of the dunes, shower, depart to Ourzazat via the southern route including the city of Rissani, Alnif, Tazarine, Nkoub, Agdez,& the scenic Draa valley, crossing the nice rocky mountains Ait Saoun via Tizi ntnifift, to Ouarzazate, a visit to Taourirt Kasbah and the Atlas Studios, Overnight in Ouarzazate.
Day 5: OURZAZAT- OUNILLA VALLY - TELOUET- HIGH ATLAS MOUNT- MARRAKECH.
Breakfast at the hotel, depart to Marrakech via the scenic beautiful ounilla Valley and berber villages, stops along for pictures, drive to the ancient village of Telouet via the old caravan route, then into the high Atlas mountains thru the spectacular Tizi Ntichka pass, drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech, end of our Sahara desert Morocco 5 day tour from Marrakech to the dunes of Erg Chebbi and Merzouga village.
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