Morocco Sahara Desert Trip From London 5 Days 4 Nights
Experience the Moroccan Sahara Desert on a 5-day safari tour from London to Marrakech. Spend the night at a Bedouin camp in the Erg Chebbi dunes. Ride a camel to watch the sunset and sunrise. See the Kasbah of Ouarzazate, and much more.
The Itinerary :
Day 1 :
Airport Transfer from Marrakech Menara Airport to your 4 Star Semiramis Hotel where you will have a big large beautiful and comfortable room , after your installation and relaxing you will go for a half day guided tour to discover the ornate palaces and monuments of Marrakech on a 3-hour sightseeing tour, and learn the history of Morocco’s “Red City.” Go to one of the largest mosques of the western Muslim world, see the gardens of Bahia Palace, and more.
Enjoy a comprehensive sightseeing tour of Marrakech, exploring the medieval streets of Morocco’s “Red City” through its palaces and monuments.
Following a pick-up from your hotel or riad at9:30 or 14:30, explore one of Morocco’s oldest imperial cities at sites such as the Koutoubia, one of the largest and most beautiful mosques of the western Muslim world. Marvel at its 221-foot minaret and masterful architecture that evokes the Giralda of Seville.
Continues to a peaceful enclosure in the Kasbah to see the Saadian Tombs, dating back to the 16th century of Sultan Ahmad al-Mansu. Admire the colorful tiles, Arabic script, and intricate carvings, hidden to the world after they were sealed up until 1917.
Next, spend an hour at the 19th-century Bahia Palace, built in 7 years by 1,000 craftsmen from Fez. Intended to be the greatest example of Moroccan and Islamic architecture in the world, a haphazard arrangement of secret apartments open onto inner courtyards, set in the center of a 2-acre garden. See stunning stucco work, Islamic mosaics, and carved cedar wood roofs, surrounded by Moorish-style pleasure gardens of orange and cypress trees, and fragrant jasmine plants, the tour include also the Ben youssef Medersa and the old medina of Marrakech .
The end of the tour will be a transfer back to your Hotel .
Day 2: Marrakesh – Ouarzazate – The Rose Valley – The Dades gorges
We leave from Marrakech early from Riad or Hotel or Airport heading south crossing the high mountains of the High Atlas through the Tizin tichka mountain pass 2,260 m altitude. Visit to Ouarzazate and thKasbah Ait ben Haddou, passing by the beautiful Valley of the Roses to spend the night in the Dades Gorges. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Merzouga
After breakfast we will head for the desert of Merzouga. Visit the Todra pameral and the Todra Gorges passing through Erfoud (fossil city) until arriving at Merzouga. In the afternoon we will leave the 4 × 4 and we will take the camels to cross the great dunes of the desert for about two hours. Night in the heart of the desert in nomadic tents (jaimas) enjoying the stars, the moon, the sunset, dinner and lodging in Khayma (an unforgettable night).
Day 4: Merzouga – The Draa Valley – Marrakech
Morning wake-up call to attend the sun rise over the dunes, return by camel to the hotel After breakfast, shower, departure to the vast palm grove of Tafilalet passing through the town of Rissani Alaouite dynasty and the capital of the former Sultan Alaouite). Route to Alnif, the oasis of Tazarine and Nkob. Continuation to Ouarzazate by the sublime Valle de Draa; The barbarian village of Agdz and the port of Ait Saoun (1660 meters above sea level) crossing the high Atlas, Arriving in Marrakech in the afternoon 19:00. Rest and relax in Hotel with free night time
Day 5 :
Airport Transfer to Marrakech Menara Airport
- Pick up / drop off from your hotel in Marrakech
- 2 nights in a 4 star Hotel Marrakech in bed and breakfast
- Marrakech Guided city tour
- Transportation insurance in Marrakech
- Modern air conditioned Minibus and vans
- Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou visit, DadesGorge Valley, Todra Gorge
- Local guides who meet you at Todra Gorge, Merzouga
- Sunrise and sunset camel treks
- Standard tents at a standard desert camp for 1 night
- Breakfasts and evening meals
- 1 night in Dades Valley hotel .
- drop off near jemaa el fna square
- Transportation with driver from Merzouga to Marrakech
- Airport Pick up and drop off