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5 Days Explore Sahara Desert & Moroccan Kasbahs

Today we explore the Moroccan castles and the highest dunes and the road of 1000 Kasbahs  also we can cross the rose valley

Erg Chebbi is a dune field of about 28 Km from north to south and about 8 Km from east to west at the widest point. The highest dune, 680 m, is in the north. Among the dunes there are several oasis and you can easily get water just by digging a little. The trip to the oasis starts with a long route by road which is an experience itself geographically speaking, and also because of the numerous stops to cool down and get in contact with the people.

Descriptions

Day 1: Marrakech » TiziN’Tichka Pass » Aït BenHaddou » Skoura » El-Kelaâ M’Gouna- Dades Gorges

Today, we pick up you from your place of stay. You will be driven across the TiziN’Tichka Pass (2260 m), you will have opportunities to take photos and enjoy the scenes of High Atlas Mountains along with Berber villages on the way. Our next stop is in the village of Aït Benhaddou,having Lunch break then exploring the exotic Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou. From here we head to Ouarzazate where you may have a stop to view the Kasbah of Taourirt that was built by the Glaoui dynasty then to Skoura where you will be mesmerized with the palm grove along the way. Continuing on towards Boumalne du Dadès or El Kelaa M’gouna (Valley of the Roses), and the Dadès Valley (Valley of One Thousand Kasbahs). Dinner and overnight in a hotel.breakfast its including 

Day 2: Boumalne du Dadès » Tineghir » Todra Gorges »Tinejdad » Erfoud » Desert.

After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave toward Tineghir then to Todra Gorges. You will have the chance to stop for a panoramic view of the river. Continuing on the road alongside the river to reach the gorges where you will have a break for lunch. Walk on foot through this stunning place while enjoying the views of high rock walls (up 300 meters). From here we drive to Merzouga passing by Tinejdad, Erfoud, You may have a stop in Erfoud to visit one of the marble fossils Carriers then continue to your hotel situated on the foots of the orange dunes of Erg Chebbi. You will experience a camel ride to reach the desert camp in the middle of dunes where you will spend the night, enjoy your evening, dine under the stars and sleep in Nomad Berber tent.and camel ride its including 

Day 2:  Tour around Erg Chebbi dunes.

The relax day in merzouga to enjoyed your view and quite area to have rest far from cities and traffic transport  
Waking up by the call of your guide very earlier to watch the sunrise then enjoying breakfast. Begin the drive to explore to the tiny villages around Erg Chebbi dunes such as Hassi Labied, Merzouga and Khamlia. In Hassi Labied you will have a stop at the garden where you will view canal irrigation system. From here we continue the trail toward Merzouga. Near Merzouga, you will have the chance to see Dayet Srji Lake that forms in spring time which attracts locks of pink flamingos and wildlife; Bird-watchers will enjoy this peaceful area. On our way to Kamlia we expect to meet locals showing their desert foxes. You may also encounter desert reptiles and mammals. In Khamlia, known as the village of black people who were slaves coming from Sudan. You will be hospitably welcomed with a cup of tea (Whiskey Berber) while enjoying their spiritual Gnawa music. Leaving Khamlia our next stop is on the panoramic view of golden dunes near the Algerian border. We may stop for Picnic lunch under the shadow of a tree before continuing to visit a Nomad family, who are living under Berber tent and who are taking care for herd of cattle, goats and camels. You will be introduced to family members and getting to know about their way of life while enjoying the taste of a nice cup of tea. After these you will have the chance to visit the sites of black volcanic rocks. Continuing on, you’ll reach the panorama near Yasmina Auberge where you will be amazed with the scene of the dunes in addition to the nearby lake (springtime).Back to your hotel for lunch and relax. Overnight in a hotel with dinner and breakfast.

Day 4: Desert » Rissani » Alnif » Tazzarine » N’kob » Agdz » Ouarzazate.

After breakfast in the hotel you will get ready leave the amazing dunes of Erg Chebbi. We will travel to Ouarzazate via Rissani ,Alnif,Tazarine, N’kob and Agdz. Stopping for lunch along the way. You will enjoy the views of Acacia trees, the valley of daraa and rock formations of ait saoun mountain before we reach ouarzazate. Overnight in a riad in Ouarzazate.

Day 5: Ouarzazate » Aït BenHaddou » Telouet » Tizi N’Tichka Pass » Marrakech.

This morning after breakfast you may visit the Atlas films Studios before we head to the village of Aït Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you will visit the exotic Kasbah named after it. This Kasbah is situated on a hill along the fertile Ounila River; it becomes famous due to its role in hosting numerous films such as: The Man Who Would Be King, Jewel of the Nile, Jesus of Nazareth, The Message, Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, and Gladiator. Later on, continuing our off roads drive to Telouet. You will have a break for lunch then visit the incredible Kasbah of Telouet .Afterward we continue across the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass (2260m). Stopping along the way for photos and enjoying the panoramic views of High Atlas Mountains along with Berber villages located alongside the road. Arrive to Marrakech and drop off near your hotel.

PRESTATIONS

INCLUDED

  • All food on trek, including plates, cups, utensils.
  • All ground transport required to and from the trek.
  • Services of an English speaking, qualified Local Guide.
  • All Accommodation during the Trek (Berber House & Guest House and Refuge & berber ).
  • Portages (Cook and Mules and Porters ).
  • Camel ride & Night in a berber tent. & Diner and breakfast at the desert camp.


NOT INCLUDED

  • Soft Drinks (Fanta,Coca,water,…
  • Personal travel insurance .
  • Personal equipment (Sleeping bags,walking shoes ,…)
  • Lunches to the desert trip.
  • Tip for the guide and cook and driver


Make an enquiry

If you would like to book this trip or if you have any questions please send us a message letting us know what date you want your trip to start and how many people are in your group. We can also arrange for accommodation before and after your trip if you are interested.

Note: More than 6 People in a Group will get Flat 10% off on any Tours Programs .