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5 Days Tour From Marrakech Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert

Tour Plan:

5 Days Tour From Marrakech Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert

DAY 1 : Marrakech - Ait benhadou - Ouarzazate - Skoura - Dades gorge

Your morning starts by being gotten from your Hotel/Riad in Marrakech.

During your travel through the High Atlas mountains (called also the Grand Atlas Mountains which its highest peak is Jabal Toubkal with an elevation of 4,167m) and Tizi n’Tichka (2260m), you arrive at the Ait Benhaddou town. It’s a braced ksar with its delightful Kasbahs. Ait Benhaddou Benhaddou Kasbah, which is is a UNESCO World Heritage Site., has filled in as a characteristic view for some film makers. Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia and Alexander are examples of the several movies than were shot there There you’ll have lunch before heading to Dades Valley travelling through Ouarzazate. You will also go through the palm woods of Skoura and Valley of Roses where you will spend the night.

DAY 2: Dades - Todra gorge - Risani - Merzouga

Enjoy your breakfast and resume our tour. We’ll be heading through the road of 1000 kasbahs to drive around the brilliant Berber villages of the Dades valley.This leads us to Tineghir, with its wonderful palm groves.

On your journey, we will reach the Gorge of Todgha. This is where you are able  go on a trek along the canyons of about 300 m high. It is one of the top choices for mountain climbers.

Afterward, we will head to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga ( the largest desert in Morocco) where you’ll have time for lunch on our way.

When you are in the dunes of Erg Chebbi, you will take an adventurous camel ride lasting 1 h30 min. Before you arrive at the camp in the oasis, you will be riding camelback you and enjoy the amazing sunset in the Sahara desert.

The night will be spent in a bivouac at Merzouga Sahara dunes in an authentic nomadic tent or outside beneath the wonderful stars. Drumes will be played with camel guides.


DAY 3: Merzouga sightseeing tour and Camel ride

After having breakfast, you’’ll enjoy exploring the oases of MERZOUGA,and the village of KHAMLIA which is a place of Gnaooua people. the are famous for theirwell known style of music with a plentiful reportory of ancient African Islamic spiritual religious songs and rhythms. You will also visit mines of MIFISS.There you will have the chance to get to know the Berber nomads of the desert and  Experience the plates..Finally, you will visit the magical TISSARDMINE oasis. After a fun-filled day, you return to the hotel.

DAY 4: Merzouga - Draa Valley - Ouarzazate

You will enjoy the amazing sunrise come up over the dunes after a wonderful night in the dunes of Erg Chebbi sand. You will enjoy a nice  breakfast and a refreshing shower after we ride the camels back to you accomodation

Next, we will head to Rissani. It is a small Saharan town in southeast Morocco and the nearest town of huge size to the Erg Chebbi. There you will enjoy visiting places like  the the astonishing Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif (a man of his time who founder the Alawite state), and the beautiful palm grove.

Lunch will be in in Nkoub before we  travel through the Draa Valley to Ouarzazate where you enjoy dinner and spend the night at a hotel.

DAY 5: Ouarzazate - Telouet - Atlas Mountains - Marrakech

 On the final day of your adventure, you’ll travel to the Ait Ben haddou village to explore one of the World Heritage Sites. It’s considered as one of Morocco’s most breathtaking fortified towns (Ksour). Resuming the trip, Marrakech will be the destination travelling through the  High Atlas and Berber village of Telouet where we will stop to visit the Kasbah. the Kasbah of Telouet is also called the Palace of El Glaoui. In the 18th and 19th centuries, this great Kasbah was built.

Tour Specifications:

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  • Pick up & drop off at your accommodation
  • Transport in A/C Comfortable Vehicle
  • English speaking driver / Guide
  • Accommodation in Hotels/riads with breakfasts
  • Dinners during the tour as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Camel Trekking in the desert Tours a camel for each person.
  • 1 night at the camp in the middle of the desert (Only in desert tours).


  • Drinks
  • Lunches
  • Entry Fees for Monuments

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