Merzouga Sand and Dunes

Merzouga Sand and Dunes, Private tour

  • 5 Days
  • From : Marrakech
  • To : Marrakech
  • Private
  • Guide : English, French, Spanish
  • Minimum age : 10 Years Old

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Discover the many facets of Morocco on this exciting five-day tour that takes you from the imperial city of Marrakech and the country’s more modern cities, to the beautiful Moroccan desert, dunes, oasis and Kasbahs. Join this tour and discover a still intact part of nature and its native’s nomad lifestyle.

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

Marrakech: Admire the famous Koutoubia Mosque, the beautiful Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, the Agdal Garden, and wander through its bustling souks and Jemaa el-Fnaa Square.

Ouarzazate: The perfect start point for a journey of desert discovery, known as a popular cinema-city and for its well-preserved Kasbahs.

Merzouga: This jewel of the Sahara desert is highly popular amongst the tourists who know it; also renowned for its dunes and number of birds. 

What’s included?

TOUR GUIDE:

  • Operated with  French/English or Spanish speaking- Driver.

ACCOMMODATION: 

  • 4 nights’ accommodation

MEALS:

  • 4 Breakfast
  • 4 Dinners
  • 3 Lunches

TRANSPORTATION:

  • Private vehicle 4×4 with A/C with driver speaking French, English or Spanish .
  • Arrival airport transfer / departure airport transfer

OTHERS:

  • Meet & Greet on day 1

Exclusions

  • Visas and international flights, and airport taxes (clients pay direct)
  • Driver-guideTips
  • Personal travel, baggage and medical insurance
  • Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature such as drinks

Please note

  • Once you have collected your luggage, the driver will be waiting for you outside the airport, in front of the arrivals exit holding a sign with your name. Please do not leave the pick-up area without having met the agent/driver first
  • Unmarried couples with Moroccan nationality, please inquire about locale legislation concerning accomodation.    
  • Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to tour contents without prior notice, including possible change of hotels and/or itinerary

What do I need to bring?

Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting religious or official buildings in Morocco. Sun protection, sunglasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.

Accommodation options

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Day 1, 4 Marrakech:

  • Standard Hotel Category = Zalagh Kasbah & SPA or similar 4*

Day 2 Gorges de Dades:

  • Standard Hotel Category = Ksar Sultan or similar 4*

Day 3 Merzouga:

  • Standard Hotel Category = Bivouac Erg Chebbi or similar (Desert Camp)

Cancellation policy

    Once ordered, this tour cannot be cancelled or refund or amended at any circumstances.

Day 1 :  ARRIVAL MARRAKECH

After you land at Marrakech Airport, you’ll be welcomed by a tour representative, who will be waiting for you outside the airport, in front of the Arrivals exit, holding a sign with your name on it. Please do not leave the pick-up area without having meet the agent/driver first. You’ll then hop onto a transfer to your hotel. Once you’re checked in, the rest of the day is free for you to spend at leisure, be that going out to start exploring the colourful city of Marrakech at your own rhythm or making the most of the services available at the hotel. 

  • Overnight in Marrakech

Day 2 :  MARRAKECH – AIT BEN HADDOU- OUARZAZATE-GORGES DE DADES (330 Km – 6 hrs)

After breakfast, you’ll be met by your driver at about 8:00 in the hotel’s reception. Embark on a tour that begins by driving you through the winding 2,226-metre-high Tizi n’Tichka pass, by a number of traditional villages and past some truly breath-taking views of the High Atlas Mountains. You’ll then reach the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, which is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, and is well-known to film buffs for being the backdrop of numerous scenes in ‘Gladiator’, ‘Game of Thrones’ and more. After enjoying a break for lunch in the town of Ait ben Haddou, continue to Ouarzazate, where you’ll visit the Atlas movie studios. Your next stop will be at the fortified village of Kelaat M’Gouna, famous for its yearly rose festival. Continue toward Dadés Gorges, where you’ll check in at your selected hotel.

  • Overnight in Gorges de Dades.

Day 3 :  GORGES TODRA- MERZOUGA (215 Km – 3.5 hrs)

Wake up to breakfast in the hotel and depart from Dades to George’s Todra, a natural landscape with such vivid colours you will want to stop several times to snap some beautiful pictures. Continue then to Erfoud, where you’ll stop for lunch (included), and then proceed to the Erg Chebbi dunes. Here you’ll climb into a 4×4 to continue the journey to Merzouga. Upon arrival, make yourself at home in the desert camp and admire the sunset from the top of one of the sand dunes. Enjoy dinner sitting around a cosy campfire with your team of local Berbers.

  • Overnight in Merzouga

Day 4 :  MERZOUGA- RISSANI- ALNIF- TAZZRINE- DRAA VALLEY- MARRAKECH (565 Km – 8hrs)

Today you’ll be woken up early in the morning – and with good reason! Climb in the pre-dawn darkness to the top of a sand dune and wait to contemplate the sunrise, a truly unforgettable experience. Then, after breakfast, drive toward Rissani in the 4×4. This little town is the capital of Tafilalt, where prominent members of the Alawite dynasty are buried. You’ll continue then to the town of Alnif and then cross Jbel Saghro to reach the Berber village of Tazarine. Lunch will be served in N’kob. Continue driving through the Draa Valley, a shockingly contrasting green oasis in the heart of the desert landscape. The road then takes you back up into the Atlas Mountains and past a number of Berber villages until you finally reach Marrakech at about 20:00. Check in to your hotel and enjoy a well-deserved.

  • Overnight in Marrakech

Day 5 :  DEPARTURE MARRAKECH

After one last breakfast in the hotel, bid farewell to Morocco as you’re transferred to Marrakech Airport to catch your onward flight to your following destination.

  • Breakfast included.