8 Days Marrakech desert tour

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DIFFICULTY

Low

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3 Years

From 1200 $

Amazing Experience 8 days Marrakech desert tour

during this 8 days Morocco tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert and imperial cities.

We invite you to learn about the historical heritage of your second country, Morocco, by visiting the Hassan II mosque in Casablanca and its key attractions and monuments, as well as exploring the country's most significant imperial cities: Marrakech, Fez, and Rabat, as well as the most relevant natural spaces that will be explored 

DESTINATION Sahara Desert, Ouarzazate & Imperial Cities
DEPARTURE LOCATION                                                   Any Place in Marrakech
RETURN LOCATION Any Place in Marrakech
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive by 08:15 AM for a prompt departure at 08:30 AM
DURATION 8 Days – 7 Nights
PRICE Depends on the number of travelers

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 8 DAYS DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH

  • Visit the main attractions and monuments in Casablanca
  • Visit the biggest mosque Hassan II in Casablanca
  • Explore the spiritual capital of Morocco; Fes: Najjarine fountains and Museum
  • Explore Quaraouyine university, the tanneries, the madrassa Bouanania in Fes
  • Explore the labyrinth souks/Markets in the old medina of Fes
  • Enjoy the colorful and aromas and discover the artisan's workshops Of Fes.
  • Spent a night in desert camp & enjoy a traditional dinner under the stars
  • Take the secondary roads through the Dades Canyon
  • Discover the beautiful Atlas Mountains dotted with tiny villages
  • Cross the dunes of Sahara desert on the back of a camel
  • Discover the spectacular gorges of Dadès and Toudra.
  • Live a unique experience in the Merzouga desert.
  • Enjoy a beautiful sunset and sunrise over the golden sand dunes
  • Explore Marrakech Sightseeing and its green gardens

Day 1 : APT Marrakech .

Transfert to the hotel , dinner (optional, HB) and overnight.

Day 2: Visit to Marrakech

We'll go on a guided tour of Marrakesh today. The popular Jamma el Fna square, the Koutoubia mosque, the souks, palaces, and museums are among the city's key attractions and monuments. We'll also visit Gueliz, The Menara Garden, and Marjol Garden, among other places in the area.

Day 3 :Marrakech to Dades Valley, 

Today, your tour begins with a view of the Atlas Mountains as we travel through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass to Ait Ben Haddou, a Unesco World Heritage site made popular by films such as Gladiator and HBO's Game of Thrones. We'll then travel to Ouarzazate, where we'll see Atlas Film Studios and a Kasbah.

We'll continue our journey from Marrakesh to the Valley of Roses, which is known for its annual Rose Festival. We'll drive to Dades Gorge, where we'll stay in a nearby hotel/riad for the night.

Day 4 : Dades Valley to Merzouga Sahara desert

We'll continue our tour here to see Todra Gorge, a colorful narrow canyon popular with outdoor enthusiasts. We'll continue through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud, an oasis town known as the Sahara desert's gateway and home to some of the world's most rare fossils.

In addition, there is a local shop where you can buy souvenirs. After that, we'll drive to Rissani, where we'll visit the local souk before heading to Merzouga through the desert.Overnight in a Riad or hotel in the area.

Day 5 : Merzouga Desert Exploration /Lux Camp / Camel Trek

The Merzouga desert will be explored on this day. You'll get a chance to "do your own thing" with a camel trek, or explore the comfort of a 4×4. We will also visit the village of Khamlia, famous for its traditional music.

We absolutely cannot pass up the chance to watch the sunset behind the enigmatic Sahara sand dunes. We disembark from the vehicle and embark on a camel ride through the desert dunes, escorted by knowledgeable guides, to the Merzouga Desert Camp, where we will spend the night in Berbere tents. This magnificent evening will be made even more memorable by a traditional starlit Berbere.

Day 6: Merzouga To imperial city of Fes

We'll get an early start in the morning to catch the sunrise, then ride back to our hotel on camelback. We'll leave the hotel after breakfast and drive through Rissani and Erfoud, stopping for lunch in Midelt, in the Atlas Mountains. We'll then drive to Fes, where we'll stay the night.

Day 7 : Fes guided city tour

Today, we'll visit Morocco's oldest city and take a stroll through its narrow streets and alleyways. Visits to the Royal Palace gate and the Jewish quarter, as well as other cultural and historical sites such as Al Qaraouine University, the Tanneries, and the Mulay Idriss mausoleum, are included in the sightseeing. You will spend the afternoon exploring the fascinating medina before dining at a nearby restaurant in the evening.

Day 8 : Drive to Your Airport 

Breakfast is served in the hotel. Transfer to the airport in accordance with the flight schedule.
Important Note: Our Marrakech Tours proposal can be updated and planned to meet your specific requirements and needs, so please contact us.

Included in this 8 Marrakech desert tour

Private Moroccan multi-lingual driver for 8 days

Private A/C 4×4 vehicle and fuel

Private guide fee in Marrakech

Private guide fee in Fes

Desert adventure tour

Camel guide fee

Camel trekking at several points in the tour

An optional informal sand boarding experience

All accommodation

All breakfasts

Dinners in Desert and Dades Valley

Services NOT included

Flights

Lunches

Dinners in big Cities

Entrance fees

Optional hammam (bath/sauna) experience

Personal drinks and snacks

Gratuities (at your own discretion)

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