Morocco Desert Tours Itinerary
Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Erfoud – Merzouga
Begin your adventure with a morning pick-up from your chosen location in Marrakech. The journey takes you through the picturesque route of Ouarzazate, nestled in the Atlas Mountains, ascending the highest pass, Tizen Tichka (2260 m). Ouarzazate, established in 1928, now serves as a gateway to Southern Morocco, offering its own allure to travelers. You can opt for lunch in Ouarzazate before continuing your trip to Erfoud. Upon reaching Erfoud, you'll transition to a 4X4 vehicle, venturing deeper into the desert of Merzouga. Experience dinner and an overnight stay beneath a nomadic tent in the heart of the desert.
Day 2: Merzouga – Erfoud - Todra Gorges – Dadès
Rise early to embark on camelbacks and relish the enchanting sunrise in the desert. Afterward, return to your desert camp for a delightful breakfast before journeying back to Erfoud in a 4X4 vehicle. Reunite with your driver in Erfoud and proceed towards Dadès via Tinghir and the renowned Todra Gorges. The Todra Gorges, soaring 300 meters high, stand as one of Morocco's most awe-inspiring sites. This natural wonder serves as a premier destination for climbing and trekking, boasting towering walls with numerous routes for enthusiasts. Take some leisure time here to savor the splendor of this site before continuing southwest to the city of Bomalen Dades. Here, marvel at its exquisite Kasbahs while enjoying a panoramic view of the Valley and the Mountains beyond. Upon arrival, check in and unwind with some free time. Relish dinner and spend the night at your hotel.
Day 3: Dadès – Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech
Commence the day with a satisfying breakfast at your hotel before embarking on your return journey to Marrakech, passing through the breathtaking Ksar of Aït Benhaddou. This magnificent Kasbah, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcases ochre adobe buildings that have served as the backdrop for several iconic movies, including Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. You have the option to enjoy lunch en route. Continue your drive to Marrakech, where your adventure concludes with a drop-off at your preferred location.
Morocco Desert Tours Inclusions
- Accommodation: Enjoy a two-night stay with half-board meals included.
- Transportation: Travel comfortably in an A/C minivan with a licensed English-speaking driver.
- Desert Transfers: Experience the thrill of 4X4 transfers to and from the desert.
- Monuments Visit: Explore the Atlas studios and embark on a camel ride in the desert.
- Local Experiences: Engage in experiences outlined in the itinerary to immerse in the local culture.
- Meals: Indulge in meals as outlined in the itinerary.
- Daily complimentary bottled water in the car for your convenience.
- Benefit from service charges and local taxes inclusions.
Morocco Desert Tours Highlights
- Delve into the heart of Morocco's cultural heritage, exploring ancient Kasbahs and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a key feature of our Morocco Cultural Tours.
- Indulge in the lap of luxury with our Morocco Desert Luxury Tours, offering opulent accommodations in nomadic tents under the starlit desert sky.
- Benefit from expert guides, well-versed in the history and secrets of the desert, enhancing your Morocco Desert Expedition with insightful narratives.
- Venture into the breathtaking Todra Gorges, a paradise for trekkers and climbers, showcasing the adventurous spirit of our Morocco Desert Trek Tours.
- Explore iconic film locations like the Ksar of Aït Benhaddou, featured in renowned movies, adding a cinematic touch to your Morocco Desert Film Tours.
- Delight your taste buds with half-board meals, offering a gastronomic journey through Morocco, a highlight of our Morocco Desert Culinary Tours.
- Engage in authentic interactions with local communities, enriching your Morocco Desert Cultural Tours with genuine insights into Moroccan life.
- Enjoy hassle-free travel in an A/C minivan and 4X4 transfers, ensuring a comfortable and smooth Morocco Desert Travel Adventure.
- Experience the convenience of an all-inclusive package, including accommodations, meals, excursions, and more, making our Morocco Desert Tours stress-free and enjoyable.
- Witness breathtaking desert sunrises from the back of a camel, creating unforgettable moments during your Morocco Desert Sunrise Tours.
- Embark on memorable camel rides, an iconic activity in the desert, providing a taste of nomadic life in our Morocco Desert Camel Ride Tours.