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5 Day Moroccan Desert Tour: Ouarzazate, Zagora, & Merzouga

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time-raw5 days
Starting point
Your accommodation in Marrakech
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

Enjoy the breathtaking sceneries of the south of Morocco in this weeklong excursion through the Moroccan desert, with its Atlas Mountains, gorges, green valleys, old kasbahs, oasis, and sand dunes. Visitors will also get the chance to meet some members of nomadic desert tribes, as well as ride a camel.

What to expect?

Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate - Zagora

  • Depart from Marrakech at 7:30 am, en route to Ouarzazate, the gateway to the "deep south". You'll be crossing the mountains of the High Atlas by the Tizin-Tichka pss, which offers some incredible scenery.

  • Before arriving at Ouarzazate, we will enjoy a visit to a famous Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, classified by UNESCO as world heritage site. Lunch in Ouarzazate.

  • After this, we'll continueon towards Zagora by road, along the left bank of the Draa. Dinner and overnight in a hotel.

Day 2: Zagora -Tazzarine - Alnif - Merzouga

  • After breakfast, we'll depart from Merzouga to Zagora via Tazzarine, traveling through beautiful villages.

  • Lunch at Tazzarine.

  • During the afternoon, we'll continue on to Merzouga and Rissani via the Mecissi crossing. Dinner and overnight in a bivouac in Merzouga.

Day 3: Merzouga - Erfoud – Tinghir

  • After breakfast, departure to Erfoud. City tour and then on to Tinghir, famous for its lush palm grove. Lunch at Tinghir. Afternoon spent visiting the Todra Gorge, natural high rocky cliffs. It is here that instead of many film productions.

  • Dinner and overnight in a beautifull hotel.

4th Day: Tinghir - Ouarzazate:

  • After breakfast, leave for Ouarzazate via the road known as the "thousand Kasbahs" along the Dades Valley, between the mountains of the High Atlas and Anti Atlas. Admire the fortified villages, with many clay structures. clay. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

5th Day: Ouarzazate - Marrakech

  • We'll depart for Marrakech via the Tizin-Tichka Pass, the highest in the country, which remains snow-covered much of the year. Arrival in Marrakech in the afternoon.

What is included?

  • Admission to all attractions
  • Ground transportation
  • English-speaking guide
  • Transportation Insurance
  • Camel Ride
  • 1 nights' accommodation in a comfort Bivouac
  • 3 nights' accommodation in a double room with shower
  • Breakfast and dinner

Is this experience for me

  • Not wheelchair accessible

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves & a coat (dependant on weather)
  • Overnight items

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 1 week in advance of the start of the experience.
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