8 days Morocco tour from Marrakech - Off-road desert trip

Duration

12 Days

Group size

Private Tour

Starting location

Marrakech

Ending location

Marrakech

8-days Morocco tour from Marrakech – Off-road desert trip:

Embark on a fantastic journey through the Southern cities and Berber towns of Morocco by booking this marvelous 8 days Morocco tour from Marrakech and Off-Road Desert Trip.

Moreover, during your 8 days Morocco holiday, you’ll explore the famous Kasbahs will give you a more genuine travel experience, such as the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, Tamnougalt and Telouet Kasbahs.

During this 8-day Morocco desert trip from Marrakech, you will see remote villages and undiscovered settlements. Some of which have off-roading paths of the Paris Dakar before.

Furthermore, you will see cave dwellers and interact with Moroccan nomads in their natural habitat. Undoubtedly, you will travel to the spectacular Roses and Draa valleys, the Ziz oases, the Dades valley and Todra gorges, and much more.

Along these, you will discover the Magical Moroccan Sahara Desert with its stunning dunes of Erg Chebbi, where you will enjoy an overnight camel ride Merzouga , in the midst of nowhere. Either, in a luxury desert camp or Berber traditional camping, depending on your choice.

Note: This fabulous 8-day Morocco tour package is tailored by Marrakech Desert Excursions travel agency for adventurous travelers. Because this 8-day Morocco desert tour includes an off-road through the Sahara sand dunes and black desert.

Highlights of 1 week in Morocco from Marrakech:

  • Enjoy the impressive landscapes of both the High Atlas mountains and Middle Atlas.
  • Visit the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, known as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Spend a magical night in the stunning desert of Merzouga Erg Chebbi.
  • Visit the fabulous Amridil Kasbah.
  • Explore the amazing Todra Gorges during your hiking trek.
  • Exploration of the Telouet Kasbah in Ouarzazate.
  • Visit the film studio in Ouarzazate.
  • Meet the Amazigh locals during this 8-day Morocco trip and learn about their lifestyle.
  • Observe the stars in the Erg Chebbi dunes.
  • Watch a memorable sunset and sunrise over the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.
  • Experience a camel riding excursion in the Merzouga Desert.
  • Practice the Sandboarding Activity from above.
  • Tasty food during the trip is provided.
  • Dinner and campfire celebration (Berber drums) with locals.
  • Embark on a guided tour of Marrakech with a private local and expert tour guide.
  • Visit the nomadic family that lives on the edge of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes.

Included/Excluded

  • Private A/C 4x4 Vehicle or Minivan+ fuel
  • English/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Accommodation with dinner and breakfast
  • Camel Trek to overnight in nomad desert bivouac or luxury camp (Private tent )
  • Free time to explore sites such as Kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,...Etc
  • Local expert guide in the imperial cities
  • Sandboarding in the dunes
  • Lunch during the trip
  • Flights
  • Drinks

Tour Plan

Itinerary of 8 Days Morocco Tour from Marrakech :
Day 1: Marrakech

Our 8-day Morocco tour from Marrakech begins after we meet up at the International Airport of Marrakech, your driver/guide will pick you up and drive you to the Riad, which is close to the city's most significant square, Jemaa el-Fna, where Marrakech's public life occurs both during the day and at night. dinner and  overnight in the hotel or riad.

Day 2: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate

On the second day of our 8-Days Morocco tour from Marrakech after breakfast, we will pick you up at the riad and head south via the High Atlas by the port of Tizi N'tichka, which is 2.260 meters above sea level.

We'll make a halt in a panoramic place, where you can take amazing pictures and take in the incredibly colorful views. As soon as we get to the Telouet village, we'll explore its kasbah and lunch at a local restaurant.

We will continue traveling through many villages throughout the afternoon. On our trip, we will notice Berbers families inhabit abandoned adobe homes in the mountains.

We will then proceed to "Ait Ben Haddou," one of Morocco's most stunning and fascinating locations. This fortified city served as the backdrop for movies like "Gladiator,"and  "The Kingdom of the Heavens."  It is now listed as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

We carry on to Ouarzazate, whose name derives from Berbere meaning " without noise." It is referred to as "The Hollywood of Africa," and several notable movies have been filmed there over the past 50 years.

The city is home to multiple movie studios, including one of the biggest in Africa. The Atlas Studios, where movies such as "The Ten Commandments," and "The Jewel of the Nile" were filmed. Dinner and overnight will be at a hotel/riad.

Day 3: Ouarzazate – Roses Valley - Todra Gorges - Merzouga - Camel trek & Night in the Desert

After a hearty breakfast on the third day, we will begin our 8 days Morocco desert trip from Marrakech by heading to the Valley of Roses, which is surrounded by hectares of roses whose aroma is enjoyed all throughout May.

You can lose yourself in the stunning and alluring scenery here. The most significant industries in this location are rose cultivation, essence distillation, and perfume production. Skora's palm grove also enjoys a distinction of mountains, villages, and adobe kasbahs.

We will eventually arrive at the Todra Gorges, a special location where the Todra River's riverbed has formed a gorge with vertical walls of enormous proportions and great beauty. It is a climbers' paradise.

We'll continue on to the Merzouga Desert after lunch at a typical neighborhood restaurant. When we arrive in Merzouga, native desert guides will accompany you on a camel excursion over the desert dunes before the sun is setting. You will be taken on camels to a camp that is secretly hidden in the middle of the sand dunes.

When you arrive at the camp, you will take in a wonderful sunset, try sand boarding close by, and have a sumptuous dinner. After dinner, you'll spend the evening listening to the locals play traditional music while gathered around a lovely bonfire. Later, you can climb some dunes to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Sahara Desert and gaze up at a night sky filled with stars.

Day 4: Merzouga camel ride - 4x4 Desert Tour - Nomad Families - Khamlia Village

You'll rise early to relish a special sunrise and breakfast. You will then ride your camels back to Merzouga where you will meet your driver. Discovering the Sahara Desert's buried secrets is what we'll do on this 8 days Morocco desert tour from Marrakech.

The most significant locations on this tour are at this stage: We will meet the nomad families who migrate and live in tents during our off-road trip to the stunning Erg Chebbi today, where we will learn more about the way of life of the nomads.

Enjoy and take in a performance of African folk music and dancing in Khamlia village (former slaves of the sultan of Marrakech in 1590). Additionally, we will visit the lake with the pink flamingos in the middle of the desert and take a stroll through a desert oasis, where we can learn about the irrigation system of the region.

Finally, we will head to the hotel, where you will spend your second night in Merzouga Desert.

Day 5: Merzouga - Taouz - Ouzina - Ramlia - Tafraoute Sidi Ali

After breakfast, we will go on Off-Road desert tour. We will leave Merzouga through Taouz to begin the fifth day of our 8-day desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga. After that, we'll go to Ouzina and Ramlia to reach Sidi Ali Tafraoute, where we'll spend the night

Day 6: Tafraouite Sidi Ali - Oumjrane - Zagora - Tamnougalt – Agdz

After breakfast, we will travel through Omjrane to reach Zagora, where we will stop for lunch before heading to Agdz. After lunch, we will drive to Tamnougalt.

This latter is a kasbah and a date palm oasis in the Atlas Mountains. Additionally, it is situated around 75 kilometers south of Ouarzazate in Morocco's Draa Valley. The village, which is close to Agdz, is home to a well-known kasbah. To the north, the Jbel Kissane rises and offers a view of the surroundings. Dinner and  Stay the night in Agdz.

Day 7: Agdz - Ait Saoun - Ouarzazate - High Atlas Mountains - Marrakech

After breakfast on the seventh day of the 8-day Morocco Desert Trip from Marrakech, we will travel to Ouarzazate through Ait Saoun, a group of mountains connected by winding roads.

Once there, we'll visit the Ouarzazate Cinematography Museum. After that, the road will take us through the Ounila valley, which includes lovely, prosperous villages, breathtaking mountains, and examples of traditional Berber architecture.

There will be a mountain lunch. Our exclusive trip to Morocco will arrive in the late evening in Marrakech and dropp you off at the accommodaion, dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Marrakech – Airport Transfer

After breakfast on the riad and taking some time to relax, you can spend the remaining time before your flight seeing the city.

Our 8 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga will come to an end when we transport you to the airport at the predetermined time.

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