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$201.62 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Dades Gorge, Merzouga Dunes 3-Day: Berber Camp, Camel Tour

Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Skoura Palm - Valley Of Roses - Dades Gorges. (D) Your departure from Marrakech is a 07:30 am. In order to reach the Dades Gorges you will cross the Atlas Mountains, from Marrakech to Ouarzazate. You will enjoy scenic road, beautiful landscapes with different colors and Berber villages along the way. Your first stop will be ‘Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah’ classified since 1987 by UNESCO as a human international patrimony. Of all the remaining Kasbahs in Morocco, the walls and interior of this area are the most intact. Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah has been used in many film and television productions like Gladiator, Laurence of Arabia, Kingdom of Heaven, Games of Thrones, etc.. Then you will head to Ouarzazate and you will have free time to visit the old Kasbah of Ouarzazate "Taourirt Kasbah". Then, you will hit the road towards the Roses Valley, through the Skoura palm grove to the Dades Valley. You will arrive at Dades Gorges around 5 pm where you will have dinner and spend the first night in a typical Moroccan hotel. Day 2: Dades Gorges - Toudra Gorges - Erfoud - Merzouga Dunes. (D) After a traditional Moroccan breakfast, you will leave your hotel in Dades Gorges at 8 am and reach the road to Toudra Gorges. After arrival you will have a free time to walk around and enjoy amazing canyons of about 985 ft (300m) high. Your trip will be continued to to the Big Dunes of Merzouga where you will experience a 1,5-hour camel ride and ydiscover one  of the most stunning view of the world: unforgettable sunset in the desert. Then you will have dinner and get settled in a nomad tent in the middle of the desert. Day 3: Merzouga Dunes - Tazarine - Agdaz - Marrakech On the last day you will be woken up half an hour before the sunrise to enjoy that magical view. You will see the sunrise and then return to Merzouga by dromadary ride. You will have a shower and breakfast and then come back from Merzouga to Marrakech via Tazarine and the Draa Valley which is a fascinating oasis, home of Berber villages, Kasbahs, streaming sand dunes, lush green plains and palm trees. anFrom the Draa, which is the Morocco’s largest river, you will enjoy the view of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. On the way you will have free time and then you will continue to Marrakech where you will arrive around 7 pm.

$425.13 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Dunes and Fez

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Skoura Palm - Valley Of Roses - Dades Gorges. (D) Your departure from Marrakech is at 7:30am. In order to reach the Dades Gorges, you will cross the Atlas Mountains from Marrakech to Ouarzazate. You will enjoy the scenic road, beautiful landscapes with different colors and Berber villages along the way. Your first stop will be ‘Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah’ (classified since 1987 by UNESCO as a human international patrimony). Of all the remaining Kasbahs in Morocco, the walls and interior of this area are the most intact. Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah has been used in many film and television productions like Gladiator, Laurence of Arabia, Kingdom of Heaven and Games of Thrones. Then you will head to Ouarzazate and you will have free time to visit the old Kasbah of Ouarzazate "Taourirt Kasbah". Then, you will hit the road towards the Roses Valley, through the Skoura palm grove to the Dades Valley. You will arrive at Dades Gorges around 5pm where you will have dinner and spend the first night in a typical Moroccan hotel. Day 2: Dades Gorges - Toudra Gorges - Erfoud - Merzouga Dunes. (B, D) After a traditional Moroccan breakfast, you will leave your hotel in Dades Gorges at 8am and reach the road to Toudra Gorges. After arrival, you will have a free time to walk around and enjoy amazing canyons of about 985 ft (300m) high. Your trip will be continued to the Big Dunes of Merzouga where you will experience a 1,5-hour camel ride and you will revel in one of the most stunning views of the world: beautiful sunset in the desert. Then you will have dinner and get settled in a nomad tent in the middle of the desert. Day 3: Merzouga – Midelt – Ifran – Fez Wake up early to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi, the best thing within the desert. Complete your breakfast and set out towards Fez alongside the Ziz Valley Gorge and Azrou. Be amused by the monkeys within green lush cedar forests on your way. Get a drop off at Fez by the evening on Day 3 where you will arrive around 7pm.

$482.50 Private & Custom Tours

Marrakech to Moroccan Sahara 4-Day Private Tour with Meals

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate -Skoura Valley - Dades Gorges (D)Depart Marrakech at 7:30am by 4x4 and head into the High Atlas Mountains to discover ancient Berber life in this remote region then cross the high Tizi-n-Tichka pass (2265m). Continue toward Ounela valley until you reach the small Kasbah of Pasha Glaoui, Talouet and Ait Ben Haddou. The most famous Kasbah in Morocco is a UNESCO World Heritage site, which we will visit after lunch (own expense). Next, head towards Ouarzazate a cinema city famous for its international desert location. Pass the small town of Skoura built up around a beautiful oasis and continue on till you reach to the wonderful valley of roses. Dades valley, with its spectacular rock formations is popular with climbers and trekkers. Eventually you will arrive at Dades gorges where you stay overnight in a hotel with dinner included.Day 2: Dades Gorges - Tinghir - Todgha Gorges - Alnif - Taghbalte - Zagora (B, D)After breakfast we will board our 4x4 and continue to discover more wild mountainous scenery until we reach Tinghir; a desert city with an exotic palm grove, before reaching the stunning Todgha Gorge and river. After your visit, continue to the Tizi n Tfrkhine pass where we cross the low mountain and go to the small town of Alnif located at the foot of Saghrou mountain. Stop for lunch in a typical restaurant (own expense). After we follow our trip by track and we pass through many villages like Achich n’Ait, Lazza, Ifrt and Taghbalte where we have the possibility to visit nomads. Pass Tizi n Draa until we reach Zagora, the capital city of the Draa valley with abundance of date palms. Spend the night in a hotel within the palm grove.Day 3: Zagora - Tamegroute - M’hamid - Chegaga (B, D)After breakfast visit the old Jewish kasbah and see where local artisan jewelry is made. Leave Zagora for Tamegroute and visit the Koranic library and the site that manufactures green pottery, as well as the underground kasbah. Continue to Tinfou and Foum Taqat until you reach Mhamid where we will have lunch (own expense). Head along a sandy track until you arrive at the dunes of Chegaga. We will take a camel ride just in time to see the stunning sunset. Stay overnight in a nomad tent with dinner and nomad music.Day 4: Chegaga - Foum Zguid - Taznakht - Tichka pass - Marrakech (B)Wake up early to watch the majestic sunrise over the dunes, and then enjoy breakfast. The first stop of the day is Foum Zguid with the possibility of visiting the nomads. We will pass Iriki Lake and the desert plateau dotted with acacia trees. Have lunch (own expense) in Taznakht, the city of Berber carpets. We will continue our trip back to Marrakech by the Tichka pass.

$594.32 Outdoor Activities

3 DAYS TOUR TO FES DESERT TRIP VIA MERZOUGA, CAMEL TREK FROM MARRAKECH

DAY 1: MARRAKECH - TIZI-N - TICHKA - AIT BEN HADDOU - OUARZAZATE - DADES VALLEY At 9:00 in the morning we leave your hotel to Ouarzazate crossing the High Atlas Tizi n'Tichka (2260 m), we pass through several Berber villages, and we stop for lunch and visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou after lunch we continue to the palm grove of Skoura, we visit the Kasbah Amridile, and we continued our journey to the Dades valley via the valley of Roses, we arrive in the evening at Boumalne Dades, dinner and overnight at the hotel.DAY 2: DADES GORGE - TINEJDAD - ERFOUD - MERZOUGA In the morning after breakfast, departure to visit the gorges and the palm grove of Todgha, after we continue our road of the desert towards Erfoud (the capital of fossils) via Tinejdad (Berber villages). After continuation of our adventure trip to the impressive dunes of (Erg Chebbi) Merzouga. We will leave the vehicle (4 × 4) for a camel ride to watch the sunset in the middle of the dunes. You will spend the night in the nomadic tents in the big dunes and you will enjoy the silence in full stars. Dinner and overnight in the bivouac.DAY 3: MERZOUGA - Azrou - Ifran - FEZ Your dromedary guide will wake you up early in the morning to witness the beautiful sunrise. Then return to your hotel enjoying the unique beauty of the dunes of Erg Chebbi, After breakfast we take the road back to Fez via Er-Rachidia, we pass by the famous Gorges du Ziz carved in volcanic rocks, continuing to Azrou (a Berber village in the Middle Atlas Mountains), where we will stop to see the Berber monkeys in the cedar forest. Then we continue to Ifrane where we stop to take photos or drink before arriving at your accommodation in Fez.

$556.47 Outdoor Activities

4WD Sahara Desert Discovery Tour 4-Day

Day 1:Depart Marrakech and drive through the High Atlas Mountains, via the twisting Tizi n’ Tichka mountain pass to Ouarzazate. Vsit the exotic Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, then continue to Ouarzazate center, where you can tour the Atlas Studios, the largest movie studio in Africa.Enjoy lunch at the Kasbah of Tourirt, former residence of the Glaoui Dynasty. Continue to Rose Valley and the Kasbah of Amerhidil in Skoura, situated by the Amerhidil River and one of the largest in Morocco. Overnight in the Dades Valley.Day 2:After breakfast, depart for the Dadès Gorges and stop to enjoy the spectacular scenery while sipping on mint tea, also known as “Berber Whiskey.” Continue to Tinghir via Boulman Dadès, and see beautiful palm trees and lush landscapes. The journey then moves on the Todra Gorges for a leisurely lunch.After lunch, drive to Merzouga to trek by camel across the wind-blown Erg Chebbi dunes, a classic Saharan Desert of all the picture books. Spend the evening in a bivouac (camp) with a typical Moroccan dinner. Sleep in a traditional nomadic camel hair tent.Day 3:Wake up to a spectacular desert sunrise during breakfast. Bivouac trekkers will return by camel and continue to the small town of Rissani, where you will visit the Ksours and Kasbahs of Tafilalt, stopping at the Tafilalt Palm Grove en route. Go to the zaouia of Moulay Ali Sherif (mausoleum of the dynasty’s founder) on local market day in Rissani to see traditional souks.Next, drive to Ouarzazate via Alnfe, Tazarine, Drâa Valley, and Agdz, visiting the Tamnougalt Kasbah. Overnight in a Kasbah Riad, where you will have the opportunity to visit the Kasbah of Tourirt.Day 4:Following breakfast, continue your return journey to Marrakech via the Tizi n’Tichka Pass over the High Atlas Mountains, stopping en route for lunch.

$574.90 Private & Custom Tours

Desert and the red city

Day 1: Arrival to MarrakechArrival to Marrakech airport and transport to the hotel. Free time during the rest of the day.Day 2: Marrakech-Ait Ben Hadou-Roses Valley-Dadès GorgesDeparture from Marrakech to Ait Ben Hadou. This Kasbah, that has been declared part of the World Heritage by UNESCO and has been the set of some famous movies, is one of the oldest and the most beautiful Kasbahs in Morocco where there are people still living inside it. After that we will continue our way to the marvellous Roses Valley. That valley is named after the roses that have invaded the Skoura palm, with lines of palms that can reach the 3.000km. This area is also known for the roses essence production that it is still regulate by the “silence rule”, a secret share with the parfum masters from Grasse.Afterward we will continue with the trip going all the way to the magnificent Dadès Gorges, a 100km canion digged out between the High Atlas and the Gebel Saghor, across the famous “Kasbahs route”. During this stage of the trip you will realize how the landscape changes, how the human appearance disappear and the nature starts to play a fundamental role.Dinner and hosting in a Kasbah-Hotel.Day 3: Dadès Gorges-MerzougaDeparture from the hotel to the desert. In our way there we will stop in the Ziz Valley Viewpoint in order to enjoy the marvellous views of the biggest palm are in Africa with 282 km of palms that stars in the mountains from the Medium Atlas and finishes in the Sahara Desert from Argelia.After that we will also stop in Erfoud geyser. Then we will continue our way to the Merzouga but before arriving there, we will visit Errisani. This city was the first capital of Morocco during the Aluita dinasty, and there you can find the oldest market in Africa that gathers all the desert Berber tribes. Once we taste the famourse Berber’s pizza, we will visit one of the 400 Kashbas that are still inhabited.Afterwards we will continue our route to Merzouga where the dromedaries will be waiting for us to carry us to the oasis where we will spend the night with the Berbers.Dinner and hosting in the Haimas (tents).Day 4: Merzouga – Ouarzazate - MarrakechReturn to the hotel with the dromedaries, breakfast and time for taking a shower before starting our way to Marrakech.During this journey we will make a stop in Ouarzazate in order to visit the Taourirt Kasbah, after that we will have lunch and then we will continue to Marrakech.After arriving in Marrakech we will settle in our Riad and the rest of the day you will have free time.Day 5: Marrakech – AirportBreakfast in the hotel and departure to the Marrakech Menara Airport.