7 days from Marrakech to the Sahara and Essaouira, This magnificent desert circuit from Marrakech will take you to the oases and palm groves of southern Morocco, you will spend a night in the Merzouga camp and you will discover the Draa Valley. Then departure to the Atlantic coast to visit the city of Essaouira, the tour ends in Marrakech.
► Tour highlight:
☼ Telouat kasbah.
☼ Ait ben haddou kasbah.
☼ Movies studios.
☼ Taourirt kasbah.
☼ Amridil kabah.
☼ Roses valley.
☼ Boumalne Dades.
☼ Todra gorges.
☼ Merzouga Sahara desert.
☼ Draa valley.
☼ Tamnougalt kasbah.
► 7 days from Marrakech to Sahara and Essaouira itinerary
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait ben haddou – Dades Valley – Todra Gorges
We will leave your accommodation in Marrakech, we will cross the Atlas Mountains by the Tizi ntichka hill. here we stop to see the Berber landscapes and villages. then we will visit the kasbah of Telouat, and we will follow the valley of Ounila towards the magnificent kasbah of Ait ben haddou. enjoy a guided tour. then we will follow the road of the kasbahs towards the palm grove of Skoura we will visit the kasbah of Amridil. then we cross the valley of the roses where we stop to take magnificent photos. from there we go to Boumalne de Dadès through the Figueirs valley. Stop for a coffee and take photos of the Dades Valley. Then we continue towards Tinghir via Imeder. from there we will arrive at our hotel in the Todra gorge. Dinner and overnight at a local hotel.
Day 2: Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga
Departure from your hotel to the Sahara from Erg chebbi to Merzouga. We will explore the road between Todra and Erfoud passing through beautiful villages and landscapes of the Tafilalt oasis, we arrive at Erfoud famous for these fossils. Then we cross a desert of rocks broken by the erosion of the desert towards the city of Merzouga, which is the last city to touch before the Sahara. Here you get on your camel and the caravanner will take you to the camp in the middle of the sand sea. Admire the high dunes, you will see the magnificent sunset. Have fun with Berber dances and a Berber music show, while enjoying a delicious dinner around the campfire. sleep in nomad tents.
Day 3: Merzouga – Alnif – Tazarine – Zagora
We will leave the dunes by camel after having breakfast at the camp. Then we leave for the city of Rissani to visit the Mausoleum of Molay Ali Chrif. then continuation to Alnif and the palm grove of Tazarine. Then we cross the Hamada desert. Here we will make a stop to visit the desert nomads in their tents. then continue to Zagora, spend the night in a beautiful hotel.
Day 4: Zagora – Agdz – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After your breakfast we will explore the Zagora palm grove, and we will follow the Draa valley with its kasbahs and palm trees towards the village of Agdz. here we will visit the famous kasbah of Tamnougalt, and continue towards the city of Ouarzazate, after a coffee break we will tell towards the city of Marrakech, crossing the Atlas mountain. dinner and overnight in a beautiful riad.
Day 5: Marrakech – Essauira
After breakfast, we will go to Mogador, “which in Berber means city surrounded by a wall”. on the way we cross the argan tree road, we stop to see an argan oil cooperative. In Essaouira, we will walk through the medina, discover the Jewish quarter and visit the handicraft shops. then we will visit the port of Sqala. enjoy a premenade on the surfers beach. Dinner and accommodation in a beautiful riad.
Day 6: Essauira – Marrakech
After breakfast we leave for Marrakech, free afternoon at your hotel. You benefit from a typical Moroccan dinner in a Moroccan restaurant with a Berber foulklour show. spend the night in your riad.
Day 7: Transfer to the airport
We transfer you to Menara Marrakech airport after your breakfast.
✓ Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Marrakech.
✓ Guided tour of Ait ben haddou kasbah.
✓ Night in hotel at Todra gorges.
✓ Night in camp Erg chebbi Merzouga.
✓ Camel ride in Erg chebbi Merzouga.
✓ Night in hotel Zagora.
✓ Night in hotel Marrakech.
✓ Night in hotel Essaouira.
✓ Night in hotel Marrakech.
✓ 06 dinners 06 breakfasts.
✓ Transfer to Marrakech airport.