# AFFORDABLE 10 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA DESERT

10 DAYS FROM MARRAKECH TO THE DESERT

OVERVIEW

10 Days tour from Marrakech to the desert. will begin in Marrakech Traveling to the Erg Chebbi Desert, passing via the High Atlas Mountains to Ouarzazate. Visit the Kasbahs of Telouat and Ait Benhaddou. Ouarzazate, dubbed “Africa’s Hollywood,” is the next largest film studio in Africa, with the Atlas studio in Roses Valley. Dades Valley presents a dramatic landscape.We will spend the night at the Dades gorge and then continue on to Tenghir, where we will do camel trekking in the Merzouga desert. After breakfast, we will return to our journey to Marrakech in the other way, seeing Rissani Market, Tazarine, Nkob, Dra Valley, Ouarzazate, and finally Marrakech. You will have one day to visit the Ouzoud waterfalls and another day to visit Essaouira.

HIGHLIGHT OF: 10 DAYS FROM MARRAKECH TO THE DESERT

  • Welcome to Marrakech city, Meeting in the airport.
  • In Rabat, go to the Hassan Tower.
  • A native guide will show you around Marrakech.
  • visiting Essaouira city ( Mogador )
  • Exploring the waterfalls of ouzoud 
  • Panoramic views of Erg Chebbi dunes through a cedar forest
  • Experience Merzouga camel ride Sahara
  • As the sun sets over the sand dunes, take in the view.
  • Sandboarding is a fun pastime to do.
  • A hearty dinner and a campfire party (Berber Drums)
  • Merzouga Desert Camp Overnight Camping Merzouga
  • Explore Tour & Visit to a Nomad Family
  • In Ouarzazate, go to Atlas Studio and Taourirt Kasbah.
  • Visit the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Views of the Atlas Mountains’ scenery are breathtaking.

ITINERARY OF: AFFORDABLE 10 DAYS FROM MARRAKECH TO THE DESERT

Our driver will pick you up from the airport, and you’ll have the rest of the day to unwind while seeing the souks and the main square, Jemaa el Fnaa.

Today, there will be an optional private guided tour of Marrakech Medina with a Marrakech official guide. You’ll see the famed Koutubia Mosque, the Medina and its souks, and learn about some of Marrakech’s hidden gems, including the Ali Ben Youssef Koranic School, the Saadian the Bahia Palace and Majorelle Gardens, and a night in a Medina Riad.

We will depart around 08:00 from Marrakech for Dades valley, crossing the Tizi-n-Tichka pass with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber villages, then continuing to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Ait Benhaddou.

where you will have lunch near the Kasbah, then continuing to Ouarzazate, where you will visit Atlas Studios and the Kasbah Taourirt, before continuing to Dades gorges via Roses and

Drive back across the valley after breakfast to visit the incredible rock structure “the monkey toes” and the still-standing 19th century Kasbah at Ait Yul. As you leave the Dades valley and head towards Tineghir and the Todra valley, you’ll witness panoramic views of the valley’s historic mud Berber villages.

When you arrive in the Gorge, you’ll stroll beneath a 300-meter-high red cliff, where many rock climbers come to practice their favorite sport. We’ll continue our journey to Touroug Village for lunch, then to Erfoud, Rissani, and finally to Merzouga, where you’ll be greeted with a drink of mint tea before checking into your accommodations.

After breakfast in the hotel, you’ll begin your exploration of the area by visiting the Khamlia settlement, which was founded by former Sudanese slaves… to get a taste of their music and way of life You could also want to pay a visit to the nomad wire house, where you can get numerous Berber goods at lower prices than in the main towns.

In the afternoon, you will ride a camel with an expert Camel guy to discover the Erg-mystical Chebbi’s sand-sea. You’ll spend your first night here under the stars, or in a genuine Berber nomad tent if you like. Dinner will be provided in the tent where you’ll be sleeping. Dinner is served in bed.

After watching the sunrise in the desert and breakfast, we return to Merzouga on camels and begin our journey to Ouarzazate via Berber communities. We will spend the night in Ouarzazate after visiting Alnif, Tazarine, Agdz, and the Draa Valley.

After touring studios in Ouarzazate, we will cross the High Atlas Mountains through Tizni Tichka, Morocco’s highest road pass at 2260 meters, which offers spectacular views of valleys, mountains, and several Berber communities nearby, and arrive in Marrakech in the evening.

We will leave Marrakech early in the morning for Ouzoud Waterfalls, which are around 170 kilometers northeast of the city. You will see spectacular 110-meter-high waterfalls and a gorgeous landscape rich of birds and animals.

On arrival, you will see stunning 110-meter-high waterfalls and a beautiful scenery filled by birds and monkeys; if you choose, you can hire a local guide to take you on walks or climbs at a height of 1068 meters. We’ll return to Marrakech in the evening.

We will begin our day excursion from Marrakech to Essaouira in the morning, departing from the Riad/hotel in Marrakech and driving to Essaouira, a city on the Atlantic coast with year-round temperatures in the C20s. Windsurfers love the long stretch of golden sand.

The port serves famous fresh grilled seafood, and in the medina, thuja wood carvers and silver crafters work beneath the old Portuguese ramparts that protect the city from the sea.

One of Morocco’s most attractive and walkable medinas. We will return to Marrakech in the evening, and it is recommended all year, especially in the summer when it provides a welcome respite from the heat of Marrakech.

Today is the end of 10 days tour from marrakech .

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