* Private tour transfers by A/C vehicles
* All dinners and breakfasts during the tour
* Experienced driver during the tour from Marrakech
* A night in comfortable hotel / riad in Ouarzazate ,Zagora and Dades Gorges
* 1 night in Sahara desert camp including camel ride in Merzouga desert with local guide
DAY 1 : MARRAKECH -
Marrakech Expert Tours organize private Morocco Erg Chebbi trip to visit and experience Merzouga desert. Today we departure to Ouarzazate via the Tizi n’Tichka mountain pass(2260 m altitude). We visit the Kasbah Telouet, palace of the Glaoui, then off road to reach Kasbah Aït Benhaddou, World Heritage Site listed by UNESCO and location for the making of many movies: The Mummy, Lawrence of Arabia, Asterix to name but a few. Continuation to Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2 : OUARZAZATE -
Today we travel from Ouarzazate to Zagora through the Draa Valley visiting ancient kasbahs. After lunch in Zagora, you will make a visit to the village of Tamegroute where they make beautiful pottery with a distinctive green glaze. Zagora is known for its traditional and magnificent library founded in the 17th century, where manuscripts are preserved, Illuminated Koran written on gazelle skin and also books of history and medicine. The night we spend at the hotel in Zagora.
DAY 3 : ZAGORA -
Departure from Zagora via the off road tracks. After lunch in M´harech we explore Oasis in the desert near the small village of Tafraoute. We continue to Ouzaina, and then Merzouga to discover best of Erg Chabbi dunes from where we start our camel ride. We spend the night at the nomad camp in the middle of dunes under the desert stars
DAY 4 : MERZOUGA -
Today we will wake up to enjoy the desert sunrise over the dunes . Passing through the magnificent ZIZ palm valley, Rissani, Erfoud and Jorf, the journey continues through several kasbahs and oases until you arrive at the TodraGorge near Tinghir (lunch will be in a restaurant and we will make a local trip the gorge). Afterwards we then continue to the Dades Gorge. Night in a hostel with Home stays (have an idea about the Berber traditions, its kitchen for example).
DAY 5 : DADES GORGES -
Today after breakfast, we departure to the Dades Gorge on our return journey to Marrakech, passing through Kelaat M’gouna, the city known as the route of a thousand kasbahs and the Valley of the Roses. In this region products are made from the Damascus Rose for health and beauty. We make a stop in the palm grove of Skoura to visit the Kasbah AMRIDILE and the city of Ouarzazate. Then we drive via the High pass at Tizi n’Tichka to reach Marrakech by the end of the day.
That’s end of private Marrakech desert trip and our travel company Marrakech Expert Tours wish you happy return back home.