This 5 days sahara excursion from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi desert tour is perfect for travelers keen to experience Morocco away from the busy souks and medinas of Marrakech. Discover UNESCO-listed sites and starlit desert skies, and marvel at the raw beauty of the Moroccan landscape.
Experience a camel trek in the Erg Chebbi sand dunes Travel along the Tizi-n-Tichka pass through the High Atlas Mountains to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou, and discover a traditional way of life deep in the deserts of Erg Chebbi. Please note: In the desert camps, a private tent with a bed is guaranteed and there are Western-standard bathroom facilities (hot shower). After the camel rides you will have the opportunity to take a shower and freshen up at a private room in a local hotel.
Wonderful 5 days tour marrakech via Erg Chebbi sahara, following a morning pickup from your accommodation in Marrakech, head out of the city in your air-conditioned minivan through the fertile Haouz Plains toward the High Atlas Mountains. Visit of rural Berber villages and take the high Tizi-n-Tichka pass through the mountains. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou, where locals have traded and socialized for thousands of years. Enjoy free time to visit the site and soak up a little of the atmosphere, then head onward to Ouarzazate for lunch. After having lunch, you will visit Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate and the Valley of Roses. You will cross Berber villages of El Kelaa M’Gouna and Boumalne where you will spend the night.
Following an early stroll to admire the authentic breakfast. Meet your driver for the onward journey through the Anti-Atlas Mountains and the lunar landscape towards the town of Alnif. Continue to head Merzouga through the Berber village of Tinghir and the Todra Gorge — a small village on the edge of the mighty Sahara Desert. You will cross several Berber villages, then a break for lunch at either Tinjdad or Rissani. Meet your camel caravan and, as the golden sun begins its slow descent over the dunes, set off toward Erg Chebbi, continue to Merzouga and join the Berber camps in the middle of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, the highest in North Africa. Experience the camel trek where your secluded camp in the heart of the desert awaits. With the rhythms of traditional tamtam drumming from local nomads to entertain you, enjoy dinner and an evening under the stars before retiring to bed. Overnight: Campsite in the Sahara Desert Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner and Night under a desert camp … or under the stars.!! You will have the perfect view!
Early morning you will see the sunrise. At midday we will visit a nomad family and eat under the shade of a tree. After having lunch you will rest for a while and later we will make a route through the desert.We will see an oasis and visit the town of Khamlia MIFISS mines, and meet the Berber nomads of the desert … Then you will come back to the Camp, where the dinner will be served and spend the night under the tent.
Perhaps make the most of your time in the desert with an early-morning walk over the dunes to enjoy the sunrise. After having breakfast, ride your camel back to Merzouga and meet your driver. There, hop back aboard your minibus and head to Ouarzazate through Alnif, Tazzarine, Nkob, and the Draa Valley. Overnight: Hotel in half board included: Breakfast, Dinner.
After breakfast, your journey will take you through the picturesque Valley of Roses to the oasis of Skoura, one of the largest in Morocco, and on to Ouarzazate. After lunch in Ouarzazate, head onward crossing the High Atlas Mountains to your accommodation including, 5 days sahara excursion from Marrakech will come to an end.