6 Days Tour from Marrakech to Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert
Take a private tour by 4X4 and enjoy the VIP treatment. Your own guide, fully qualified and accredited, will allow you to experience Moroccan desert in the best possible way. This is the opportunity to Experience nomadic life in desert tents, ride camels across the dunes of Erg-Chebbi and spend the night in a nomadic tent. Discover famous film locations, 6 Days Tour from Marrakech to Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert
|Pick up time:
07h00 Local time from your hotel
|Return the last day:
19h30 Local time to your hotel
DAY 01: MARRAKECH – HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAIN – AIT BENHADDOU – OUARZAZATE – Dades
Tour start from Marrakech at 8am to travel over the stunning High Atlas mountains through Tizi n’Tichka (alt 2260 m). We will stop to enjoy impressive landscapes and visit the Argan oil cooperative. After lunch at a local restaurant we will have the afternoon to visit UNESCO World Heritage site, Ait Ben Haddou. We will depart to Ouarzazate for dinner and accommodation in a traditional hotel.
DAY 02: DADES VALLEY – TODRA GORGES – JORf – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA ERG CHEBBI
After breakfast in the hotel, drive back through the valley to see the amazing rock formation “the monkey toes”, and the still-standing 19th century Kasbah of Ait Yul. Leaving the Dades valley towards Tinrghir and the Todra valley you’ll see the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Arriving at the Gorge you’ll walk under the 300m high red cliff, where many rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Continuing our trip to Erfoud and Rissani where we’ll have lunch and afterwards, we’ll leave for the village of Merzouga ,You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you check into your accommodation .
DAY 03: MERZOUGA – Off ROAD – NOMAD FAMILIES – BERBER VILLAGES – MERZOUGA
After breakfast, we will drive to explore the tiny villages around Erg Chebbi dunes such as Hassi Labied, Merdani , Khamlia , M’fis on our way to Khamlia 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 (Berber Whiskey) 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 lac where you will be amazed with the scene of the dunes in addition to the nearby lake (springtime) then we will back to Merzouga, overnight in hotel near the dunes.
DAY 04: MERZOUGA – NOMADS – DESERT SAFSAF OASIS – ERG CHEBBI – MERZOUGA
We will start this day tirp around 08:00 in the morning crossing the black desert SafSaf Oasis, during the journey, we will stop in order to admire the scenery and to visit a nomadic Berber family with whom we will share a traditional mint tea beneath the comforting shade of a Berber tent. We will continue until we arrive at our destination, the Oasis. It is a spectacular place. palm trees and lakes between high, unpopulated hills appears wild, lush vegetation, traversed by a stream of the same name (SafSaf) in which we can swim. In this heavenly environment we will have lunch. Before sunset, we will leave SafSaf to the Oasis of tisserdmin, with its large contrasts of wáter, vegetation, rock and sand. We will stop to visit to then continue to the dunes for sunset before getting back to Merzouga, overnight in hotel near dunes.
DAY 05: MERZOUGA – RISSANI – ALNIF – NKOB – AGDZ – OUARZAZATE
After the breakfast and shower in our Hotel, we will start our journey to Ouarzazate trough the Berber villages of the atlas mountains (Alnif , agdz, Draa valley) we arrive to Ouarzazate in evening.
DAY 06: OUARZAZATE – HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MARRAKECH
Leaving Ouarzazate in the Morning ,after visiting studions, we will cross the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizni Tichka 2260m high offering impressive views of valleys, mountains and many Berber villages nearby and arriving to Marrakech in evening
✅ What’s Included
|Private return transport from Marrakech|
|English speaking guide (other languages can be catered for)|
|1 night accommodation in Luxury Desert Camp|
|3 nights accommodation in hotels|
|Breakfast and Dinner|
|Berber music and animationInside|
|Visit to Ait Benhaddou Kasbah|
|Free time to explore the sites, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,..Etc|
❌ What’s Not Included
|Beverages & Bottled Water|
Map of 6 Days Tour from Marrakech to Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert
We can provide service in English, Portuguese. Spanish, Italian. French, Arabic and, of course, Berber.
Our tours are private. Your guide travels with just you, or with your family or friends if you book as a group. We do not add others to your trip. If you are spending a night at the camp in the dunes, it’s possible that others will also be staying there. You will, however, have a private tent.
Your tour includes hotels or, if in the dunes, camp accommodations. It also includes transport by 4×4 (or camel where applicable), as well as breakfasts and dinners. You are responsible for covering the cost of your lunches and drinks.
Prices depend on accommodations. We can arrange for luxury accommodations at 4-star hotels or for something simpler if you’re on a budget. Call or email us with your preferences and we’ll give you a price. If you wish to arrange a trip around Christmas or New Years, please contact us early because some hotels may fill up and we’ll have less flexibility.
Tipping is completely optional. If you feel your guide has provided you with excellent service, tips are appreciated, but never expected.