Marrakech Merzouga 8 Days, ideal tour t visit Khamlia and former imperial city in Morocco of Rissani, night in desert camp in Merzouga desert.
Marrakech Erg Chabbi Ouarzazate 8 Days
Day 1: Marrakech – Cascades Ouzoud – Beni Mellal (199km)
Marrakech Merzouga 8 Days Tour starts: Pick up will take place at your Riad Hitel in Marrakech and you will drive to Ouzoud waterfalls near Azilal. After lunch,you will visit the lake of Bin el Ouidane. Then we make a stop at Afourer, a small village that is located in the mountains of the Middle Atlas. Finally, arrive in Beni Mellal; overnight will be in a hotel.
Day 2: Beni Mellal – Imilchil(270km)
Your second day of the trip will start with enjoying the beautiful landscapes along your journey through the canyons and mountains of the Middle Atlas, the night will be in a hostel in Imilchil, the Berber village that is suspended in the heights of the mountains and also known for its annual marriage festival (Visit the Tislit Lake and Iseli)
Day 3: Imilchil – Rich – Errachidia – Merzouga (316km)
Leaving the village of Imilchil after breakfast, you will pass through Rich city, the Gorges of Ziz Valley and Errachidia to visit Meski blue source. The journey continues through the palms of the Ziz valley (you can make stops along the valley to take pictures of the panoramic view. At the town of Erfoud, you will stop to visit a fossil factory . then you head to Merzouga where there are the dunes of Erg Chebbi in. you arrive before sunset for a ride on the camel that will take you to the dunes to watch the sunset and spend the night in Berber camp .
Day 4: Merzouga village -visit Khamlia and former imperial city in Morocco of Rissani
This part of the trip gives you the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful sunrise and sunset over the tops of the dunes of Erg Chebbi. After breakfast, you will visit the village of Khamlia, which is inhabited by black sub-Saharan origin people, to watch the Gnawa music and dance. Afterwards a visit to the lake which has seasonal flocks of flamingos in the black desert called Hamada. Lunch will be in Rissani, oldest imperial city and economic centre for the region (visit the spice souk, products and handicrafts). After that you have an opportunity to ride quads in the sand dunes .Finally back to Merzouga to spend the night at the camp which will be in the dunes after a camel ride.
Day 5: Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Todra Gorges (160km)
Passing through the magnificent ZIZ palm valley, Rissani, Erfoud and Jorf, the circuit continues through several kasbahs and oases until you arrive at the Todra Gorges near Tinghir. You will make a trip to the magnificent gorge. The night will be at the hotel.
Day 6: Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges – Rose Valley – Ouarzazate. (160km)
After breakfast , you will depart from the hotel in Tinghir and head to Ouarzazate via Boumalne Dades (visit kasbahs and the Dades Gorge), then continue on the route of a thousand kasbahs and the Valley of Roses to the city of Kelaat M’gouna, known by the annual feast of roses (you can see the products roses).You will have a stop in the palm grove of Skoura and visit the kasbah AMRIDILE). Finally reaching Ouarzazate, the night will be in a Riad (visit film studios in Ouarzazate).
Day 7: Ouarzazate – Kasbah Aït Benhaddou – Marrakech (207 km)
This route is fabulous because you will visit the Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou (UNESCO) and Telouet (kasbah Le Glaoui). Then enjoy a panoramic view overlooking the Tichka and the Atlas Mountains. The end of the day in the red city Marrakech. The night will be in a Riad (enjoy the atmosphere of the famous Jemaa El Fna)
Day 8: Marrakech city tour
Day dedicated to the discovery of the red city. Majorelle garden tour, the medina, Koutoubia, Saadian tombs.Afternoon free to visit the famous Jemaa El Fna with its souks and atmosphere of a thousand colours.
End tour: Marrakech Merzouga 8 Days Tour
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- Tour in 4×4 vehicle/Minibus with A/C
- Hotel riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
- Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
- Camel Per person
- Turban each for the Camel trip in Desert
- Sandboarding in the dunes
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