8 days Trip from MARRAKECH to MERZOUGA via DADES VALLEY, RAMLIA VILLAGE, OUARZAZATE and ATLAS MOUNTAINS
Explore Merzouga desert in a 8 days tour:
- While passing Tizi n Tichka mountain pass, we will enjoy the beautiful Atlas mountains
- Visit Ait Benhaddou and film studios in Ouarzazate
- We explore Dades and Todra gorges
- Experience Sahara desert in Merzouga
- Enjoy riding camels through the desert in one of the most popular Marrakech desert tours.
- We plan to visit Ramlia village
Itinerary FOR; 8 DAYS TOUR FROM Marrakech TO MERZOUGA DESERT:
Day1: Arrive to Marrakech airport and transfer to your riad:
Day2: Marrakech Sightseeing
Our trip will be very interesting and the first place we will visit after having breakfast is Marrakech city that is called ” The red city of Morocco “.
Marrakech is very famous for its historical and cultural sites such as Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia tower , the Saadian Tombs and the Bahia palace and we will explore all these places and enjoy in one of the best marrakech desert tours.
Also it is a good idea to have lunch in a famous restaurant then visit the souls and the rest of the day you have the freedom to to anything you want.
Day3: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – ouarzazette – Dades Valley
This day will start by traveling through Tizi N tichka mountain pass and the Atlas mountains on the way to Dades Gorges.
Then our next place to go is Ait Ben Haddou which is considered by the UNESCO as an international heritage . Also it is the background of many films such as The Lawrence of Arabia , Gladiator and Alexander and it is very enjoyable to visit it.
Then we will have lunch before visiting Ouarzazate and the valley of Roses which is famous for its festival that takes place every year in May.
Also we will enjoy the beauty of nature and the historical monuments in Taourirt Kasbah .
On our way to Boumalene du Dades to stay the night in it , we will pass the Berber villages of Klaa des M’Gouna.
Day4: Dades Valley – Toudgha Gorges – Ramlia village. Basic accommodation. Very small village in the middle of desert, where you can meet local people and experience the real life of the rural Morocco
In Morocco there are many unknown Berber villages and visiting one of them gives you the chance to explore it . So we will visit Ramilia in the south of Morocco.
To arrive to Ramilia there are many wonderful areas to pass such as The Dades valley and Toudgho Gorges and Alnif .
We have the chance to visit Children’s literacy Fund and also meet the local people . Then we will go to a small Berber guest house to stay the night in.
Day5: Ramlia Village – Merzouga. camel ride in desert and night in a camp
After breakfast you have the chance to spend the most popular marrakech desert tours and watch the grave stones of Taouz and enjoy desert views in our way to Erg Chebbi and Merzouga.
Also it is very pleasant to have lunch in a famous restaurant , while listening to Gnawa music of Khamilia. The owner of the restaurant that we will visit is Gnawy person .
After that we will start our camels trek in to the desert from the hotel. Don’t worry about your luggage because you can left them in safe rooms in the hotel.
Our journey to the desert will take about 90 minutes to arrive to a Berber camp in the middle of the highest dunes of North Africa, which are the Erg Chebbi’s dunes.
Unlike other camps , this camp is very comfortable and equipped with beds, restaurants, a kitchen and a natural “toilet”.
Then we will have an entertaining night after having dinner around the camp fire with shows by Berber drums.
Day6: Merzouga – Draa valley – Ouarzazette
We will wake up very early to climb the sand dunes before sunrise in order to enjoy the magical views that will never be repeated At anytime else . And this is a chance for you to take wonderful photos.
Then we will continue our journey to Ouarzazate but before that we will have breakfast and showers in the hotel.
Alnif, Tazzarine,Nkob and Draa valley are the places that we will pass through before arriving to a guesthouse in Ouarzazate.
Day7: Ouarzazette – High Atlas mountain – Marrakech
This day will be for traveling back to the riad in Marrakech through the magnificent Atlas mountains .
Day8: Transfer to the airport
The price includes:
- Pick up from your Riad /hotel airport.
- Transport in comfortable A/C vehicle English/Spanish/French speaking guide/driver.
- Accommodation in hotels / riads.
- night in the desert camp in the middle of the dunes.
- camel trekking.
- Fuel for the entire journey.
- Drop off at your hotel at the end of the tour.
The price Not includes:
- Lunches and drinks.
- Entry fees for museums, monuments and attractions
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