7 Days 6 Nights
How to find and book a great 7 day trip from Marrakech to the desert and excursion to Essaouira? See how the tour goes from Marrakech to the Merzouga desert. You will discover southern Morocco during an expedition from Marrakech to Merzouga. You will spend a night in the Dadès gorges before reaching the Erg Chebbi dunes. where you will go for a camel ride and overnight in nomadic tents. Return to Marrakech via the Draa Valley, then the trip will take you to discover the medina of Marrakech on a guided tour with a local guide, then you will enjoy an excursion to the ourika valley and the desert from Agafay. and In the last day of this 7 day tour from Marrakech to the desert, you will have an excursion to Essaouira.
Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Oasis Skoura – Dades Gorges
Departure from your hotel in Marrakech at 8:00 am, direction the village of Ait ben Haddou. Cross the High Atlas Mountains 2260 m. Enjoy the panoramic views and the beautiful landscape until you arrive at the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Then visit the famous Kasbah. Then we will drive to the oasis of Skoura and visit the Kasbah of Amridil. Then we continue to the Dades Valley, you admire the magnificent landscapes. Arrival at your hotel in the Dades Valley, dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Merzouga
After a good breakfast we head towards the Todra gorges. You have time for lunch and a walk by the river. In the afternoon we leave for the dunes of Merzouga, via Tinjdad and Erfoud. Arrival in the village of Merzouga you are welcomed by a mint tea in your hotel. We set off on camels to explore the dunes of Erg Chebbi. You enjoy the fantastic images of the magical sunset in the dunes. join your Berber camp where you will discover nomadic life. dine around a campfire and sleep in Berber tents.
Day 3: Merzouga explores the dunes of Erg Chebbi
After your breakfast you will explore the dunes during a camel trek, we will go hiking in the dunes of Erg Chebbi, visit a nomadic family living in the Sahara, discover their life and share tea with them, after taking our picnic. picnic in the shade of the palm trees, we continue our walk in the dunes, and you enjoy sandboarding at the top of the dunes. We will spend a beautiful day, then we will return to our bivouac for a night under the stars.
Day 4: Merzouga – Rissani – Alnif – Tazarine – Nkob – Agdz – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After a good breakfast and a shower, we return to Marrakech, we will explore the south of Morocco, we will visit Rissani, Alnif, Tazarine and Nkob where we will have time for lunch, you will admire the beautiful kasbahs of this Berber village, then we will continue to Marrakech via Agdez and Ouarzazate, we will cross the High Atlas Mountains and arrive in Marrakech, drop off at your hotel.
Day 5: Guided tour of Marrakech
After your breakfast you will discover the medina. You will mourn the historic sites of the medina such as the Bahia and Badi palaces, the koutoubia, the souks of the medina, the Ben Youssef school, the Majorelles and Menara gardens. Dinner in your Riad.
Day 6: Marrakech – Ourika valley – Agafay desert
We suggest you leave the city of Marrakech to explore the Ourika valley and the Agafay desert. Admire the magnificent landscapes of the valley, Ourika, Imlil, after lunch you set off to discover the Agafay desert, a magnificent place of relaxation and leisure.
Return at the end of the day to your riad in Marrakech.
Day 7: Excursion to Essaouira
This excursion allows you to discover Argan oil in a cooperative, to make magnificent photos of goats on the argan trees, then we continue to Essaouira, you will explore the medina, and the old port, have lunch in a fish restaurant near the beach, you will have the opportunity to ride a camel or horseback on the beach. We return to Marrakech. Dinner and night in your Riad.
- Pick up from your Marrakech riad /hotel.
- Transport in A/C comfortable vehicle
- English speaking driver / guide.
- Dinners and breakfasts
- Camel ride in Sahara desert
- Sleeping in desert camp.
- Drop off at your hotel in Marrakech.
- Lunches and drinks.
- Entry fees for museums, monuments.