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Marrakech Sahara Desert Adventure Trip

Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Sakoura – Roses valley

Our driver will meet you at your riad or hotel where you will be picked up. Then depart for Marrakech and transport across the High Atlas mountains via Tiz´N´Tichka pass, taking time to stop and enjoy beautiful landscapes, and coffee and fresh orange juice. We visit the old Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. This Kasbah has appeared in over 20 films, including Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia who was the first movie to be shot here. After lunch, we will head to movie studios, home to the largest film studio in the world, before continuing the Valley of Roses and visiting the Kasbah Amerhidil in Skoura. This incredible Kasbah is located next to the river Amerhidil, is one of the largest in Morocco. Dinner and overnight in Kelaa Magouna.

Day 2 : Roses Valley – Boumalne Dades – Tinghir – Arfoud – Merzouga

After breakfast, we depart for the Dades Gorges through the valley and stop to enjoy the spectacular scenery, and then continue Tinghir and 20 km after, its fabulous canyons, the canyons of the Todra Gorges. Free time to walk a little bit in the “gorges”, enjoy the river and the beautiful view. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon we leave for Tinjedad, with his old underground irrigation system, and Touroug palm plantations reaching Erfoud town for a visit of a local fossil craft workshop. Continuing to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, also known as Dunes of Merzouga. Dinner and overnight in Merzouga.

Day 3 : Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Merzouga

After breakfast, you will start a fantastic journey around the dunes of Merzouga and visit the village of Khamlia (village of Gnaoua), the Mifiss mines, and return to the hotel. In the later afternoon, prepare for the camel trekking into the sunset and spend the night in a Berber tent in the dunes. Dinner and overnight stay in a bivouac (camp).

Day 4: Merzouga – Alnif Nkoub – Agdz

After a quiet and memorable night in the dunes of Erg Chebbi sand, you can watch the sunrise over the dunes, then a typical breakfast is served and we go back with the camels to the hotel to meet the guide and have shower, then we leave for Rissani. You can explore the tourist area including the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif and the palm grove as a part of your exploration. Lunch in Nkoub, then continue to Agdz through the Draa Valley. Dinner and overnight at the Kasbah hotel in Agdz.

Day 5 : Agdz – Ouarzazate – Marrakech

After breakfast, you will leave Agdz. You and follow the path to explore the Draa River as one of the longest rivers in the High Atlas Morocco, originating in the mountains. Enjoy its green palm goves (Date, olives, and almonds.), green foliage is an indication of good irrigation of the valley in this area. After this we will continue to Ouarzazate, where you can visit the Kasbah Taourirt (incredible example of various buildings that are uniquely constructed with earth materials). After lunch you will continue to return to Marrakech.

Food: Included
Country: Morocco
Transfer: Included
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Airport: Marrakech Menara (Rak)
Registered Member of Tourism board of: Yes
Testimonials (Website,TripAdvisor, etc.): Yes
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Experience Level: Moderate
Tour operator name: Sahara Tours Morocco
Min group size: 2
Max group size: 16
Duration: 5
Provided Accommodation: Tent and Hostel/Hotel
Included in service: The Price Included Transfer A/R from Airport To your hotel in Marrakech 4×4 Or Minibus air – conditioned for Transport Pickup & Drop off at your accommodation Guide/Driver Speaking English For 5 Days 3 Nights at the hotel with dinner and breakfast 1 Night at the desert with dinner and breakfast Show in the desert Camel Trek to overnight in nomad desert bivouac with guide “Private Tente” Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Benhaddou, Kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,
Not included in Service: The Price Not Included Lunch and Drinks
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Guaranteed departure dates: Daily Departure
Terms and Conditions: Additional info : Confirmation will be received at time of booking A minimum of two people are required for this tour to operate. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is only one person booked onto the tour. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund A conservative dress code is recommended in Morocco. Men and women should keep their upper body (especially shoulders, chest and midriff) as well as their knees covered at all times as a sign of respect to the local culture. Wearing shorts is not recommended
Listing created Feb 26, 2016

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