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5 days to the Desert

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Dades valley

From your Hotel in Marrakesh, we will head to Dades Gorges via Tizi-n-Tishka in the high Atlas Mountains which is 2260 m high ( the highest one of north africa) in order to get to the UNESCO World heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou where many American movies have been shot, such as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, the game of the throne,,,,. After lunch we carry on to Ouarzazate (Berber Hollywood) for a visit of tourirt kasbah, cinema studios and cinema museum, then we drive to Skoura and the Rose valley of kelaat Mgouna, before we get to Boumalne Dades where we stay overnight.

Day 2: Dades Valley- Merzouga via Todra Gorge

Afetr breakfast we will start our second day to merzouga but via Toudra gorges: the best location of rock climbing in north Africa, and also where they shot one part of the Mission Impossible Movie, and also we will go through a plenty of oases, palmerais and black Hamada’s on the way to the largest sand dune in north Africa with dunes of more than 200 meters high where we spend a night in a lovely hotel which is several steps from the sand dune, so as to you’ll have a chance to walk around.

Day 3: Merzouga area, culture and tradition

After breakfast we’ll explore the area of Merzouga, and drive all the way around the ERG CHEBBI the largest sand dune of northern Africa with a visit of an old village was damaged with a huge flood, and just nearby a mine of mascara (Berber women they use it to enhance their eyelashes), before we stop at a Berber nomadic family that they move from place to another looking for water and grass. After a wholesome lunch (Berber pizza) we continue exploring the magnificent landscapes around Sahara desert, before we get our camels and overnight under stars.

Day 4: Merzouga – Ouarzazate

Today you will wake early to enjoy a great sunrise on the top of sand dunes, before you ride camel back to your hotel in order to have shower and breakfast, after that we drive to Ouarzazate via different road, to make it more enjoyable, we drive through Alnif, Tazarine ( known for planting HENNA the provisory tattoo that is used by Moroccan women to color their hands ) before we get to Draa valley the longest one in morocco 1200 KM long forested in palm trees, by afternoon we get Ouarzazate for overnight.

Day 5: Ouarzazate – Marrakech

After breakfast, we drive back to Marrakech via the spectacular High Atlas Mountains, with its majestic mountain pass of Tizi ‘n’ Tichka Pass (2260m high), before arriving at your accommodation in Marrakech, where the tour ends.


  • Tizi n tishka pass 2260m ( the highest on in North Africa)
  • Berber Hollywood and Ait Ben Haddo Kasbah
  • Toudra gorges, Rose valley and the road of one thousand Kasbahs
  • Erg Chebbi, the largest sand dune in North Africa
  • Draa valley ( the longest valley in Morocco 1200 km long)

Desert tour, what’s included:

  • A tour leader of Moroccan Trails
  • A luxury car, with driver and fuel
  • The entrances to the historical monuments and Kasbahs
  • The accommodation on BB

      What’s not included: 

  • Drinks
  • Tips