5 Days / 4 Nights Desert Trips from Agadir to Merzouga
with this 4 Nights Desert Trips from Agadir you will explore the coastal city of Agadir, and then as you drive south you will explore Berber villages, old Kasbahs, Gorges and valleys, Canyon, andpalm Groves. You can drink tea with local berberpeople in the Sahara desert with its amazing sandy dunes.
Agadir – Taroudant –Taliouine–Taznakht -Ait Benhaddou
in this 4 Nights Desert Trips from Agadir, After breakfast we drive via what is called “the little Marrakech” Taroudant. We continue our drive to Tazenakht(known for carpet and rugs making) viaTaliouine which is the capital of saffron in Morocco. After lunch, we travel to one of the impressive and well-known Kasbah in the south. The Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou is UNESCO world heritage site. It is a Berber castle in which many movies have been shot such as:Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, Tea in The SAHARA,Babel, The Mummy, Prince of Persia..Etc. Overnight at your accommodation with dinner and Breakfast.
Ait Benhaddou –Rose valley- Dades Gorges- Todra Gorges – Erg Chebbi
After breakfast, we drive via the oasis of Skoura. You will have the opportunity to explore the Kasbah of Amridil. We will go through the Valley of roses to KalaaM’gounawhere you may (if wanted) visit a rose water cooperative and learn how locals manufacture rose water perfume essences.Our journey continues to the nearby Dades Gorge where you will be immersed in the natural beauty of the valley and enjoy seeing the amazing Rock formation called “the monkey Toes” and the still-standing19th century Kasbah of Kasbah AitYul. Before you continue your journey towards the dunes of Merzouga, you will experience the Todgha gorge from above and below. In the gorge, you can walk 300 m high red cliff, where many rock climbers spend their time. You will stop in Rissani where you will search for fossils before you complete the final stretch of your journey to one of the magical sand seas of the Sahara dunes Erg Chebbi where your camels will be awaiting you. You will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before riding your camel towards your desert camps. Overnight in a berber tent and a dinner will be served. You will enjoy a traditional berber music and night stars.
Merzouga – Erg Chebbi – Camel trekking.
After breakfast, you’ll start the largest tour of the dunes through couple of Berber villages, you’ll stop in Khamlia village it’s a traditional home built of thick earthen bricks made from a mixture of clay. You will enjoy live Gnaoua music which is played by the locals. Set off to another sights you’ll «live a nomad” experience the simple life through visiting nomads in their tent. Here, in the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, the largest dune in Morocco. The drive through the panoramic scene of black volcanic rock on the plains, the bright blue sky, the green palm trees, white salt beds, mirages of water, and golden shifting dunes. Arrive the stunning accommodation and spend the 2nd night in the lodge in a berber tent, and you will be playing drums with camel men after dinner, overnight in berber camp.
Erg Chebbi–Draavalley– Ouarzazate
Your guides will wake you up to watch the sunrise, return by camels to the hotel where you will have breakfast and shower depending if you opt for standard or luxury desert camp. Then depart to Marrakech passing from Rissani in order to visit the big Souk in the south of Morocco and continue towards Alnif, Tazarine Oasis, N’kob and the Draa Valley. You will have lunch inOuarzazatewhich is the Hollywood of Morocco and the grand-door of the Sahara. You will check into your accommodation with dinner and breakfast.
Ouarzazate – Taroudant – Agadir
After breakfast at your accommodation, we will have a stop to visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, the CLA studiosand the filming site.We will head toward Agadir, via Tazenahkt, Taliouine and Taroudant. After lunch, we will continue to Taroudant. Drop you offat your hotel in Agadir.
- Private A/C 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser/minivan/ bus throughout the tour + fuel
- Experienced English-speaking driver (guide)
- Pick up from and drop off at airport
- Accommodations with breakfast
- Overnight in Nomad desert bivouac with guide (private tents) with dinner and breakfast
- Camels and guide, including sandboarding
- Accommodation in Dades Gorge with dinner and breakfast
- Local guide in Marrakech and Fes
- Free time to explore interesting sites such as Ait Benhaddou, kasbahs, walks and canyons, breaks for photos etc.
- Personal and Alcoholic beverages
- Tips and gratuities