Best 4 Days Desert Tours From Marrakech
The 4 Days Desert Tours From Marrakech with Erg Echabbi Camel Treks at Merzouga dunes is a private tour that include an overnight camel trek to spend a night under the stars in a nomadic Berber tent in sand dunes in the middle of the Sahara Desert, visits to the World Heritage Site of Ait ben Haddou, Draa Valley, Todra Gorge & southern oases. Erg Echabbi desert dunes are about 10 hours drive from Marrakech.
Tour Highlights & Inclusions
- Introduction to Morocco Culture, History & Traditions.
- Enjoy authentic Berber’s hospitality
- Taste delicious traditional local food
- Explore Morocco’s beautiful architecture
- Discover the splendid Sahara Desert
- Quality & Comfortable accommodation in air-conditioned rooms in hotels, riads or kasbahs.
- Pick up and drop off from your accommodation.
- Hand-crafted itineraries
- Private premium air conditioned Toyota Landcruiser or similar plus fuel
- The services of a professional and experienced English speaking driver and/or guide.
- All breakfasts and dinners are included during the tour (specific dietary requirement will be catered for).
- Camel treks, where applicable, with the services of a local camel driver, with private tent for overnight stay in the Sahara Desert.
We will depart from your hotel or riad at 8:00 am and head towards sahara desert Erg Echabbi by 4 x 4. You will pass by Tizi-n-Tichka, 2260 metres high, in the Atlas Mountains. Breaks will be taken at your request to take photographs or to explore the local Berber villages where you can experience the charm of the Berber nomadic life style; see women gathering the grass for their cattle and farmers ploughing and cultivating their lands.
we will visit the Hollywood of Africa cinema studios, where they have made many well-known films such as ‘Alexander’ and ‘Kingdom of Heaven’.
We will also take pictures of Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate. The kasbah is built during the period of colonization. We will then resume our journey, passing by Skoura palm trees, and the Rose Valley (Damaskin Roses). We will have dinner and spend the night in a hotel in Dades Gorge.
After breakfast, we will leave the hotel at 8:30 am and head towards sahara desert Erg Echabbi. We will have a stop in Tinghir to take pictures; a fabulous place with beautiful palm trees, before arriving at Todra Gorges, where we will walk between cliffs approximately 2500 metres high. It is a great place for rock climbing. We will have a delicious lunch before arriving at the Sahara desert where you will enjoy the beauty of the sand dunes and landscapes. Later, you will have a tea break in a hotel before leaving to ride camels in the desert. The night will be spent in the middle of the Sahara Desert in Berber tents enjoying the brilliance of the stars at night, and the gorgeous sunset.
We will get up early to see the sunrise, have breakfast, and take a camel ride, before heading back to the hotel to freshen up and resume our journey. We will pass by Erissani; have a break in Arfoud; where we can see fossils. Later, we will continue our way to Alnif: a small Berber village, and enjoy lunch in Nkob before we cross the wonderful Draa Valley. We will have dinner and spend the night in a hotel in Ouarzazate.
After breakfast you will visit one of the UNESCO world heritage sites named Ait Benhaddou. It’s classified since 1987. This fortified Kasbah is an attractive site for private tours and excursions departing from Marrakech. Because of it’s beautiful architucture and natural decoration Ait Benhaddou Kasbah it becomes one of the famous locations that is used for movies shooting. such as “Gladiator”, “Lawrence of Arabia”,
“Alexander”, “Kingdom of heaven”,”Babel” & “Prince of Percia”…
Then continue our way to the beautiful landscapes lead us to Telouat for memorable pictures, After the kasbah visit you will enjoy moroccan food in a typically berber restaurant. and we will then continue our way to Marrakech through High Atlas mountains Tizi-n-Tichka 2260 metres high.
Lunch will be taken in a restaurant in the middle of the Atlas Mountains.
Then continue our way to reach Marrakech, and drop you off your hotel/Riad or straight to airport.
Nature & Discovery
4 days / 3 nights
4×4 Land Cruiser