ID : AG0098
During 4 days trip to the deserts of Merzouga and Zagora from Marrakech, this desert excursion to the desert will give you the opportunity to discover the south of Morocco and the richness of the natural and historic heritage of the Moroccan desert, the well-preserved lifestyle of nomads of the Great Sahara and infinity of Kasbahs that are present in the valleys of the atlas mountains.
Your experience to discover Zagora and Merzouga, the most famous deserts of Morocco, starts from Marrakech and passes by Tizi n'Tichka, the highest mountain pass of the Atlas, stop for lunch and visit Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, classified world heritage by UNESCO. Then you will continue south-east to the oasis of Agdez with its amazing Deraa River. Then, landscapes of arid rocky fields and lush green oases lined with palm trees will take turns before you reach Zagora, the largest oasis in the region. After a nice camel ride to your camp in the middle of the sand dunes, you will enjoy an exceptional sunset then have dinner under the Berber nomad’s songs.
After breakfast, you will go to Merzouga crossing the Anti Atlas Mountains and stoping at the oasis of Alnif for lunch. Arriving to Merzouga, you will join your camel caravan for a nice walk in the desert of Erg Chebbi Dunes towards your camp placed in the middle of giant dunes for dinner and a night in the desert.
By waking up early, you will admire the most beautiful sunrise of the entire region under the stimulating silence of the desert. After camel ride to Merzouga, you will head for Tinghir and Todra gorges to discover the trails of the Atlas and the most beautiful palm groves of Morocco with adobe villages and unoccupied Kasbah. You will then stop at the majestic Canyons of Todra Valley to enjoy a Berber Tagine for lunch before you continue to Dades gorges passing through the valley of the thousand and one kasbah to spend the night and have dinner in a local guest house at Boumalen Dades.
After breakfast, head the road of Roses Valley passing by Kalaa Mgouna, famous for its rose plantations of Damascus, before you stop at the Oasis of Skoura where you will discover the simplicity of the Berber lifestyle and the royal architecture fortifications of the desert. Then you will visit the kasbah of Taourirt in Ouarzazate and have lunch before you return to Marrakech.
2 nights at the Bivouac under a Berber tent with the necessary equipment and even electricity with solar energy and 1 night at a local hotel or auberge, all diners and breakfasts are included.
- Transfer back and forth accommodation in Marrakech
- Air-conditioned and comfortable transportation
- 2 Nights accommodation in 2 bivouacs under comfortable berber tents in half board
- 1 Nights accommodation in a local hostel in Boulmane Dades with half board
- Camel rides
What's not Included
- Lunch and drinks
- Optional Guide to Kasbah Ait Benhaddou and the tour of the Cinema Studio
- Optional activities
- Monuments entrance fees
Know before you go
Flexible : Cancel up to 3 Days in advance for a full refund
Map and itinerary
The map bellow indicate the itinerary of the activity.