7 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech

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7 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech! Explore the vibrant city of Marrakech, wander through the ancient Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, and experience the thrill of a lifetime as you ride a camel into the stunning Erg Chebbi dunes. You'll also have the opportunity to visit Merzouga, a charming desert town, and Essaouira, a picturesque coastal city.

DepartureMarrakech
Includes
  • Private transport (4WD or Mini van)
  • English-speaking tour driver
  • Local guide in Marrakech
  • Accommodations (Nights x 6)
Excludes
  • Entry fees to the historical sites
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Beverages
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7 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech Itinarary

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    Day 1 : 172948 Marrakech airport transfer

    Pick up from Marrakech airport to your accommodation in Marrakech. Overnight stay in Marrakech.

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    Day 2 : 172948 Marrakech Guided visit

    An official guide takes you on a journey of Marrakech. The tour allows you to visit many landmarks such as Bahia Palace (The name means "brilliance," a set of beautiful gardens that was built in the late 19th century and intended to be a palace at its time). The historic royal necropolis Saadian Tombs dates to the time of the Saadian dynasty. Koutoubia is the largest mosque. Jamaa El Fna, the central and marketplace square. Free time and overnight stay in Marrakech.

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    Day 3 : 172948 Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou kasbah – Ouarzazat – Boumalne Dades

    Our tour driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech. The journey takes via the High Atlas Mountains, through many authentic towns and Berber villages.
    The journey crosses the village of Telouet visiting Ait Ben Haddou kasbah. A famous 17th-century fortress is classified to date by UNESCO to preserve and protect this renowned site. In past years, its fame was built on a film making of Lawrence of Arabia and Jesus of Nazareth and, more recently, the sought-after location for Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, and Prince of Persia. Lunch will be served in a restaurant near the Kasbah, followed by a sightseeing tour of Kasbah Taourirt. After this, the drive takes you past Skoura city, through the Valley of Roses towards Kalaat Megouna, and entering Boumalne Dades. Dinner & overnight stay in Boumalne Dades.

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    Day 4 : 172948 Boumalne Dades – Todra Gorge – Erfoud – Merzouga Desert

    After breakfast, the drive takes you to Todra Gorge in Tinghir. The breathtaking views of the Gorge views and river attract hikers to the area. The trip crosses the desert towns of Erfoud and Rissani. As the journey ends on the edge of the Merzouga desert, there is an opportunity to enjoy traditional mint tea as prepare for your two-hour camel trek. The trek will take you to your desert camp where you will stay overnight, enjoying dinner, campfires, and local desert music under the bright stars of the desert night.

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    Day 5 : 172948 Merzouga Desert – Marrakech

    Most travelers enjoy the sunrise in the early morning. After breakfast, quad biking activity crosses the dunes back to the car. The journey takes an alternative route to enjoy more sightseeing along Alnif to Tazarin, Draa valley, and Ait Souen mountains towards Ouarzazate. The final stage of your trip will take you back to Marrakech and drop you off at your accommodation by the evening.

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    Day 6 : 172948 Excursion to Essaouira

    Heading to Essaouira via Chichawa village, Sidi El Mokhtar, Argan forest where we can spot goats climbing Argan trees. We learn more about how Argan oil is extracted at a local ladies’ cooperative. Reaching Essaouira around 11:00 am, free time visiting the city. There are many places to visit such as the fishing port of Essaouira, Skala Kasbah, which was a citadel in the times of war, and the Medina of Essaouira which can be explored easily as the streets are aligned opposite to every other Medina street in Morocco, which look like a maze, and Walk down the beach, etc.. Getting back to the van around 4:00 pm to drive back to Marrakech by early evening. Overnight stay in Marrakech.

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    Day 7 : 172948 Marrakech airport transfer

    Transfer to Marrakech airport is flexible according to your flight.