When the noise of the city becomes too much for you to handle, turn your head to the south, and summon the calmness of the safe haven that it the Sahara desert. If you wish to discover a new side to Morocco and run away from Marrakech for a few days, join us on our 5 days 4 nights desert trip to Merzouga.
Here’s the program of this trip:
Day 1: From Marrakech to Tinghir
We will pick you up in Marrakech at 7 am and hit the road towards the High Atlas Mountains. After a few hours drive, we will take a break at the Tadart Village where we’ll have a hearty Moroccan breakfast and continue our journey by driving to the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah (a UNESCO World Heritage), where we’ll visit the “Ksar Ait Benhaddou” (or Ait Benhaddou Castle).
This Kasbah has been the shooting studio of many famous movies such as Lawrence of Arabia, Sodom and Gomorrah, Gladiator, Alexander and many more Hollywood big productions. After that, we will set off to the “Moroccan Hollywood”, Ouarzazate, where we’ll have lunch. After that, we’ll get back on the road again, and the night will find us at our hostel in the small town of Tinghir.
Day 2: From Tinghir to Merzouga
After having breakfast in our hotel, we will take the road to the Todgha Gorges where we’ll enjoy some beautiful landscapes. Then we will ride to the Tinjdad Village where we’ll have a good lunch. After that, we’ll drive through Arfoud and Rissani to reach our hotel in Merzouga in the afternoon.
There, we can relax around the swimming pool while enjoying some sweet Moroccan mint-tea. Later in the afternoon, we’ll ride camels to our camp in the heart of the desert. There, we’ll enjoy a cup of tea with the nomads and watch the sunset over the dunes. Later in the evening, we will have dinner accompanied with traditional music around a campfire.
Day 3: From Merzouga to Fez
Waking up early, we’ll watch the sun rising over the desert. After that, we’ll ride our camels back to our hotel in Merzouga, where we’ll have breakfast, shower, and relax a bit. The, we’ll drive towards the small town of Errachidia and stop for some pictures on our way there. After that, we’ll drive to Midelt where we’ll have lunch.
After lunch,we’ll hit the road again towards Ifrane, passing by small towns such as Azrou and Timahdit. After a 20 minutes break, we’ll arrive to our hotel in Fez, where we will be spending the night.
Day 4: From Fez to Beni Mellal
At 8 am, after breakfast, we will leave Fez for Meknes where we’ll visit the Old Town. Later, we will go to the small town of El Hajeb, where we’ll have lunch, and then, drive towards Beni Mellal. During our ride, we will go through beautiful tiny towns such as Mrirt, Khenifra, Kasbat Tadla, and many more. Our last night will be spent in a hotel in Beni Mellal.
Day 5: From Beni Mellal to Marrakech
At 9 am, we’ll have breakfast in our hotel and drop by the Ain Aserdoun for a last stop before going back directly to Marrakech.
The Price Includes :
☑ Transportation by air-conditioned with a professional driver and clean vehicle. (Shared with 7↔17 persons)
☑ Transport insurance.
☑ The visit of Kasbah Ait BenHaddou.
☑ Camel Ride.
☑ All the activities mentioned in the program.
☑ Night in the tents inside of the desert.
☑ Dinner of the first day in the desert.
☑ Breakfast of the second day
☑ PickUp and drop off from your Hotel/Riad.
not included :
❌ First breakfast and lunches.
❌ Pick Up and drop of from Aireport.
❌ English Speaking Guide.