8 days / 7 nights

Moroccan Desert Safari Tour

Moroccan Desert Safari Tour






Ait Benhaddou Kasbah - UNESCO Heritage site Dades Canyon Erg Chebbi Desert Marrakech - City Tour Marrakech - Koutoubia Mosque Marrakech - Menera Gardens Merzouga Rissani Taourirt Kasbah Tinghir Todra Gorge Alnif Erfoud Marrakech Marrakech - Djemaa El Fna Square Marrakech - Majorelle Gardens Marrakech - Saadian Tombs Ouarzazate Skoura - Kasbah Amridil Telouet Kasbah Tizi N'tichka Pass Zagora


Inbound Transfer - Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK) Outbound Transfer - Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK) Professional English-speaking local tour guides at each site English speaking tour leader throughout the tour Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, 4 x 4 Landcruisers Tips - driver and guide Tips except driver and guide 
7 nights - accommodation. 
- 3 nights3 starMarrakechOudaya Hotel
- 1 night3 starOuarzazateLe Tichka Hotel
- 1 nightBerber TentMerzougaKasbah Leila
- 1 night3 starZagoraKsar Tinsouline Hotel
- 1 night3 starMarrakechOudaya Hotel 
7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 6 Dinners


Entrance fees Suggested optional activities Compulsory Travel Insurance


Day 1
Saturday Marrakech
Welcome to Morocco! Upon arrival our staff will meet you at Marrakech airport (RAK) and transfer you to your hotel in Marrakech for the start of your trip. They'll help you settle in and introduce you to the local area. Overnight Marrakech
Day 2
Sunday Free Day
This morning we visit Majorelle Gardens (Jardin Majorelle). The result of 40 years of work by the French artist Jacques Majorelle, an oasis within Marrakech. The afternoon is free time, perhaps you can spend the afternoon exploring the Medina independently or visit the Menara Gardens. Overnight Marrakech
Day 3
Monday Marrakech city tour
Today's tour of Marrakech includes the Menara gardens, and a trip to the iconic Koutoubia Mosque, home to the minaret which has become a symbol of the city. We also visit the Bahia Palace which hosts intricate and beautiful Arabic craftsmanship. In the afternoon we head to the lively souks and handicraft centres around the famous Djemaa El Fna square. Home to many different types of traders these bustling and aromatic streets are uniquely Moroccan. Overnight Marrakech
Day 4
Tuesday Atlas mountains, Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate
After breakfast this morning we take to our 4WD vehicles and bid farewell to Marrakech for a few days. Our destination today is Ouarzazate which we'll reach via the scenic mountains of the high Atlas, passing through the Tich'n'Tichka pass. Along the way we'll stop at, Telouet Kasbah, the most well-known kasbah in Morocco - Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO site and Taourirt Kasbah before reaching our accommodation in Ouarzazate. This evening you'll have dinner at the hotel. Overnight Ouarzazate
Day 5
Wednesday Dades Canyon, Tinghir, Todra Gorge, Merzouga Berber desert camp
After breakfast in Ouarzazate we'll travel along the road of a thousand Kasbahs towards the Moroccan deserts. Along the way we'll pass by the Amerhidel Kasbah and visit the spectacular Dades Canyon before arriving in Tinghir, which is famous for the Todra Gorge. Later this afternoon we'll pass through Erfoud before finally arriving into Merzouga where you'll spend the night in a Berber desert camp, at the foot of some of North Africas most impressive sand dunes. Overnight Merzouga
Day 6
Thursday Erg Chebbi sand dunes, Rissani, Zagora
We'll rise early this morning to witness the amazing sunrise over the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. After returning to the camp for breakfast we'll start our departure to Zagora, via the important village of Rissani which is famous for being the birthplace of the current Alaouites Dynasty. Continuing on our way we'll make a stop in the small berber village of Alnif where we will have time to get some lunch. The final leg of our journey today takes us to Zagora where we'll spend the night. Overnight Zagora
Day 7
Friday Tizi N'tichka pass, Marrakech
After breakfast today we'll join the road for the long drive back to Marrakech, passing through numerous villages and palm groves before making another crossing of the Atlas Mountains and the Tizi N'tichka pass. We'll arrive back into Marrakech late this afternoon where you'll have the evening free for some last minute shopping and a final taste of Moroccan life in the square. Overnight Marrakech
Day 8
Saturday Marrakech
Our exciting week in Morocco comes to an end today. You'll have free time until you are transferred to the airport for your departure flight. Subject to your flight departure time, additional options such as spectacular hot air balloon flight, or a fun quad biking trip, are available this morning.


Kasbah Leila, Ksar Tinsouline Hotel, Le Tichka Hotel, Mogador Kasbah, Oudaya Hotel or similar


Please Note: 1. Group Size : Minimum Group Size of 2. 2. Age : Minimum Age of 8. Whilst there is no Maximum Age set it is assumed the customer is fit enough to take part in the activity or tour. Health documents may be requested. 3. Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room to themselves. 4. From November 2018 we will not visit 'Saadian Tombs' on Day 3 but will instead visit the 'Majorelle Gardens' on the morning of Day 2 5. Many of Morocco's hotels arrange a very special gala dinner with entertainment in the evening on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. Payment for these is often optional on Christmas Eve (24 Dec) but may be compulsory on New Year's Eve (31 Dec), whether you attend or not. Prices can range from around US$50 to over US$150 per person. Final decisions on prices and whether dinners are compulsory are made relatively close to the time. We aim to always select hotels that make their Gala Dinners optional, though this is is not always possible. Gala dinner prices are therefore not included in our prices, but will be added to your booking if they become required. More information is available on request.


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