Adventure Tour to the Desert
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Details & Program

The Arrival Day

Hotel: Luxury Riad

Today will be your arrival, our driver will be waiting for you in the airport to take you to the accommodation to have a rest and prepare yourself to the journey. If you arrive early you will have the rest of the day to discover Marrakech and buy some souvenirs.

Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate

Hotel: Luxury Riad

The trip starts at 8:00 am after your breakfast directly; direction will be city of Ouarzazate, “The gate of Desert”, along the atlas mountains through the passage of Tizi n’Tichka (2260m high) a famous passage and a difficult one with panoramic and breath-taking sceneries. Before we arrive to Ouarzazate we will have to visit one of the most visited places in Morocco and a World Heritage Site since 1987; Ait Ben Haddou a fortified village located in 1160m next to the river of Ounila, A beautiful town with its narrow streets and traditional sellers in every street showing off their rugs, scarves, and hand maid items. Then we arrive to Ouarzazate, the capital of cinema in Morocco the city in which famous movies were filmed like: Babel, Kingdom of Heaven, The Mummy, and Gladiator.

Ouarzazate - Zagora

Hotel: Luxury Riad

There are a lot of places to visit in Ouarzazate that’s why we spent the night here; the start will be the Filming studios, Atlas film and CLA studios. We have Taourirt Kasbah; it was once inhabited by the Glaoui family and built in the 18th century. Then we complete our trip to Zagora, a small town and the gateway to the desert. While we are there we are going to visit the vast palm grove, gardens of date palms with more than 30 types of dates and the premium quality in all over the country harvested in between September and November. If you want to buy some and experience a traditional souk (Market) we will go to the biggest souk in the south that gathers people not only from Zagora but also the surrounding villages (Every Sunday and Wednesday). Our last place is the Dinosaur park, a T-rex and Triceratops status wait for visitors in the entrance of the park which contains the fossils and minerals.

Zagora - M'Hamid El Ghizlane

Hotel: Luxury Desert Camp

After the amazing night under the stars and around the fire, today complete our route to M’Hamid El Ghizlane which is 88km away from Zagora. After you take your breakfast, we will go ahead to the on our way we will stop in different villages for example Tamegroute a small village next to Zagora known for its cooperative of potter and the library of Zawyia Nassiriya. Then finally we are going to arrive to our destination of today the village of M’Hamid El Ghizlane and luxury Tents in the desert will be waiting for us to experience the nomad living, we are going to enjoy a camel ride for an hour and a half and if you like it we can do more.  

M'Hamid El Ghizlane - Rissani - Merzouga

Hotel: Luxury Riad

After you take your breakfast, we will follow our route further to the city of Merzouga, but before we are going to have a break at the city of Rissani, an ancient capital of the Tafilalet (Sijalmassa). We will visit the mausoleum of Molay Ali Cherif the founder of dynasty Alaouite. In addition to attractive Ksars that they exist there which were built in 19th century and still till today, and if we are lucky and get here in Thursday or Sunday we will visit one of the biggest souks (market) in the regions; Then to the city of Merzouga a small desert town, in which we are going to spend the night. 

Discover Merzouga

Hotel: Luxury Desert Camp

Merzouga is full of activities to do, so we have to spend the entire day here to visit most of them. After the breakfast, we will have a small visit to Erg Chebbi Dunes which can make huge mountains of 151metres high. A city that combines between the tourism of adventure, nature, and medical tourism, after your breakfast we will take you to have the famous sand bath (Sand Therapy) of Merzouga. An alternative medicine that suits people with Rheumatism, it means that people get buried literally in the sand with the head left and wait few before they get out. Later we will have a journey like a true Berber with scarf in the middle of sand dunes to Erg Chebbi (Dunes of Merzouga). Majestic and huge dunes of golden sand that show a panoramic view that make you stunned if it is your first time. The accommodation will be a luxury tent in the middle of sand dunes.

Merzouga - Marrakech

Hotel: Luxury Riad

Today will be our final day in the south and we are going to hit the road back to Marrakech, but before we will have a break in one of the stunning places a great canyon with a small passage passing through the huge mountains. Todra Gorges a charming place that take your breath with the panoramic and amazing mounts. After a coffee break in the Todra Gorges, then we complete our way back to Marrakech and the rest of the day will be yours to go out and enjoy Marrakech by night and buy some souvenirs

The Flight Day

The departure day has arrived, your flight will be waiting for you and our hugs will keep you warm till you get to your country

Thank you for choosing our services and see you again our Friend ! :)

package info
Trip details
Tour type
8 Days / 7 Nights
Departure days
French,  English,  Germany. 
Selected trip
Hotel Riad de Lux Stars
Destination city Merzouga
Departure city Marrakech
City of Passage Ouarzazate, Rissani.