An extraordinary 10-days journey through the diverse landscapes of Morocco. From imperial cities to the Sahara Desert, this tour encompasses cultural richness, historical wonders, and the mesmerizing dunes of Morocco’s Ergs. let’ start 10 days tour of the 3 Ergs: “The wild south of Morocco”.
Day 1: Airport – Marrakech
Arrive in Marrakech, where our English-speaking driver awaits to take you to a charming riad in the medina for your first night. Depending on your flight’s arrival time, enjoy optional free time for a glimpse of Marrakech.
Day2: Marrakech – Telouet – Ait Ben Haddou – Darra Vally
After breakfast, venture southward through the High Atlas Mountains, crossing the Tizi n’Tichka pass at over 2,200 meters. Explore the Telouet Kasbah, the former residence of the ‘Pasha’ of Marrakech. Continue to the iconic Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and then journey through the Draa Valley, with its expansive palm groves and traditional kasbahs. Dinner and overnight stay in a kasbah in the Draa Valley.
Day 3: Draa Valley – Erg Chegaga
Following breakfast in the Draa Valley, set forth toward the dunes of Morocco. The road transitions to dirt tracks as you enter the Sahara Desert, reminiscent of the Paris-Dakar rally. Cross the vast dry lake of Iriki, now a National Park, on your way to Erg Chegaga, one of Morocco’s main dune fields. Experience a traditional Berber tea welcome, witness a captivating sunset, and spend the night in a tent camp under the stars.
Day 4: Erg Chegaga – Zagora
Not all of the Sahara is just dunes in Morocco. Begin the day with a sunrise over the dunes, followed by breakfast in the tent camp. Return via 4×4, passing through the desert terrain characteristic of Zagora. Arrive at your hotel, an oasis with amenities like a pool and spa, for dinner and a comfortable night’s rest.
Day 5: Zagora – Erg Ouzina
After breakfast, resume the 4×4 adventure, crossing hamadas, wadis, and quaint Berber villages. Reach Erg Ouzina, another captivating dune field in Morocco. Welcome to Berber tea, explore the fine sand formations on foot, and enjoy a unique sunset. Experience a lively Berber party in the evening, followed by dinner and overnight stay in a picturesque kasbah in the heart of the desert.
Day 6: Erg Ouzina – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi
Witness a breathtaking sunrise over the dunes, followed by breakfast at the Ouzina Kasbah hotel and a refreshing shower. Explore Ouzina village and meet its inhabitants, gaining insights into their way of life and culture. Encounter the unique rhythms of the ‘black village’ of Khemlia, listed as UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Transfer from 4×4 to camel for the final stretch to Erg Chebbi. Enjoy a night in a tent camp under the stars.
Day 7: Erg Chebbi – Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate
Bid farewell to the dunes with a sunrise camel ride, breakfast at the camp, and a return to Merzouga. Explore Rissani, Erfoud, Todra Gorges, and the unique landscapes of the Dades Valley and the Valley of the Roses. Reach Ouarzazate for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 8: Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast, embark on the final stretch back to Marrakech through the High Atlas. Enjoy free time for shopping or exploring the city upon arrival.
Day 9: Marrakech
Discover the wonders of Marrakech with a guided tour of its historic sites, including the Kutubia Mosque, Saadian Tombs, Ben Youssef Medersa, and the Bahia Palace. Explore artisan souks and enjoy free time for further exploration in the afternoon.
Day 10: Marrakech – Airport
Your journey concludes with breakfast at the riad, and depending on your flight schedule, enjoy some free time in Marrakech before our driver transfers you to the airport. it’s the end of our tour 10 days tour of the 3 Ergs: “The wild south of Morocco
Pick-up and drop-off at the airport
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