The Mystery of the Desert 4 Days
For an unforgettable vacation in the desert, on the edge of luxurious swimming pools or on the traditional nomad tent, these 4 days will show you all the wonders of the desert. “Erg echabi” is a 30 km long and 10km wide sand dune area that is on the south-east part of Morocco. Doing this sort of 4*4 tours is an excellent way of finding out about undiscovered Morocco. We will introduce you to a universe of strong traditions through fabulous landscapes architecture, dances and local customs. No rush, step by step you will discover the secrets behind the happiness of Moroccan people.
On this trip you’ll see mountains, valleys, oasis, gorge, Kasbah, dunes and camel… you have made the best choice
We Depart from Marrakech at 09h in a modern, air conditioned transportation. We travel over the Atlas mountains, enjoying the magnificent views of the surrounding countryside below, we continue to Ouarzazate for lunch break & Sightseeing. Lunch is available in the local restaurant. After lunch, we continue along the route of "1000 kasbah" To Dades Valley to reach our guesthouse where we will stay for the night. The guesthouse offers Private ensuite rooms and an evening meal and breakfast are included.
The next morning we continue along the Dades valley, visiting Dades Gorge, Todra Gorge and other interesting sites, making our way to Merzouga. At Merzouga we explore the village and meet our Camels who will take us for 1 and a half hours into the Dunes to reach our desert camp at Erg Chebbi. Each person rides their own Camel . The Camel trek is usually just prior to sunset, so that you may enjoy the sun setting over the landscape from the top of the Dunes. Once we arrive at the Desert camp, we are greeted with a cup of delicious hot minty tea and we spend the evening under the stars, on the dunes and beside the warmth of the fireside. We enjoy a locally cooked meal of Tagine or couscous (vegetarians are catered for with vegetable tagine), a drum party and story swapping. The camp has toilet facilities. Those that wish to can sleep directly under the stars, but there are tents for everyone. The stars in the desert are a great opportunity to see as their are no artificial lights around and you can fully appreciate the glory of the skies above.
Wake up early , just prior to sunrise, we have a 1h30 camel ride at sunrise to explore the area further and we head back to Merzouga on our Camels. When we reach the hotel,you'll have breakfast & have the opportunity to shower and then we begin our journey through the stony desert and over the Atlas mountains, with plenty of stops for photos, exploring daraa valley and lunch as we return toaitbenhadou village the famous place for making moviz and the heritatge of the world.
Today you'll start with the drive along ounila valley and crossing telouat vilage for the visit of the kasbah of Glaoui. after that countinu the way up to tizi ntichkaroad. after lunch directly to marrakech The usual arrival time in Marrakech is between 16:00hrs and 17:00 hours.
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This Day trip runs all year round and can depart at any date of your preference.please get in Touch.
Breakfast and dinner
English speaking guide.
Ground transfers by minibuses / 4*4: ( hotel - trek - hotel)
Tips and personal expanses
Note: lunch is not included for the desert trips
Group 2 - 4 people : 460€/person
Group 5 - 8 people : 410 €/person