4 days 3 night desert tour from Marrakech to Marrakech with camel rides and night in Zagora desert camp (Erg Chegaga), including Ait ben haddou kasbah, Ouarzazate, Zagora, M’hamid through the Draa Valley, the high atlas mountains and Marrakech
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Day 1: Marrakech – Telwet – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate
Departure early morning from your riad/hotel in Marrakech and travel through the High Atlas Mountains via the Tichka Pass (2260 m) – the highest road pass in Morocco offering spectacular panoramic views of the mountains and valleys with a snaky road, beautiful landscapes with different colours and the Berber villages along the way. Visit several kasbahs along the way, including Tamnougalte and Ait Benhaddou. A 16th century UNESCO site, Ait Benhaddou is one of the best preserved and most spectacular kasbahs in Morocco. A famous site for Hollywood films, Ait Benhaddou was used for the blockbuster film of 2000, Gladiator. After lunch we continue to ouarzazate .overnight in the hotel.
Day 2: Ouarzazate – Draa valley – Zagora – Tamegroute – M’hamid
Morning departure with 4×4 from Ouarzazate to M’hamid through the Draa Valley and its thousand and one thousand kasbah, skirting a grove of over 200 km. Passage through the village and the Agdz Zagora. Continue to M’hamid last Draa palm grove, overnight in the hotel.
Day 3: M’hamid – Erg Chegaga dunes
After the breakfast you start Traveling from M’hamid by 4×4 vehicle through the beautiful desert landscape with a break to enjoy a berber sahara tea in the sacred oasis. We reach the sand dunes of Chegaga – the largest group of dunes in the region reaching a height of 300 m and a span of 40 km.
Day 4: Chegaga – Lac Iriqui – Marrakech
After enjoying the sunrise up the sand dunes, breakfast is served to you, then departure in 4×4 vehicles via the old Paris-Dakar road to Foum Zguid, crossing Iriqui lake. Lunch in the berber village Taznakht. Arrival to Marrakech about 6:oo p.m.end of our services.
PRICES PER PERSON Taxes included
50% reduction for children under 12 years, free for children under 5 years (Maximum one child per family)
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WHAT THE PRICE INCLUDES
– Transportation by 4*4 toyota air-conditioned vehicle + fuel
– English-speaking driver
– Entrance fees
– Ensuite rooms with A/C in typical hotels, Kasbahs & Riads
– Overnight accommodation on half board basis
– Camel rides
flights and tips not included
Explore Morocco Tours is a tour operator company registered by the Moroccan government. All of our automobiles are air-conditioned, 4 x 4 Toyota vehicles suited for off-road travel fitted to carry 6 passengers as well as hyundai h1 minivan that can seat six to eight passengers. We can also provide 48 seated buses for larger groups.
Confirmation and Payment
25% deposit is necessary to confirm any program. The reservation should be done at least 4 weeks before starting program. Tours booked before that need full payment at the time of booking.
All payments via bank transfer, checks (payable in euros, MAD or US $) and credit card companies like Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discovery or via PayPal are accepted.
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