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This page advises on a 4 day tour in Sahara Desert from the reliable 4X4 / minibus company settled in Marrakech called Ideal Tours.
Ideal Tours offers private tours around Morocco and specially in Sahara Desert region of Merzouga. This tour is called Sahara Dream 4 Days Tour, Tour of Sahara.
Day 1: Marrakesh – Telouet – Ouarzazate
Morning departure crossing the High Atlas 2260m high passage of Tizi n’Tichka arriving in Telouet for lunch and for the visit of Kasbah Pacha Glaoui.
Heading through the old caravan route crossing the amazing Ounila Valley and dozens of Berber villages in the mountains until you reach the UNESCO World Heritage Ksar of Ait Benhaddou for a special visit.
Road to Ouarzazate where you diner and sleep at a riad.
Day 2: Ouarzazate – Todra – Merzouga
Leaving Ouarzazate around 7:30am towards Skoura Oasis where we’ll have a quick 20 minutes visit of the Amredhyle Kasbah, one of the wonders of the southern “Route of the thousand kasbahs”.
Continuing our journey through the Valley of the Roses where we’ll have a 15 minute stop in Et Kella M’Gouna.
Heading Boulmane, reaching Tinghir and 20km after, its fabulous canyons, the Gorges du Todra Canyons. Free time to walk around the “gorges”, enjoy the river and the fabulous views.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
After midday you go to Tinejdad and Touroug Palm Plantations reaching Erfoud town for a visit of a local fossil craft workshop.
Continuing to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi, The Dunes of Merzouga.
You now switch from our 4×4 to camels, where you’ll be taken on a camel ride on the dunes to enjoy the Sun set on the dunes and overnight on a true nomad bivouac.
Diner sleeping in bivouac on nomad Berber tents in the middle of the dunes of Merzouga.
Day 3: Merzouga – Tazzarine – Zagora
Early morning departure to enjoy Sun rise on Sahara Desert, camel ride back to the hotel where the 4×4 are parked.
Breakfast and departure towards the Palm Plantation of Tafilalet passing Rissani, the old Alaouite Sahara capital by the ancient Alaouite Sultans.
Road to Alnif where lunch is waiting. Visit to Tazzarine, Tansihkt and Nkob Oasis.
Tracks crossing the Draa Valley and its fabulous Palm Plantations.
Arrival at Zagora, diner and overnight at a riad.
Day 4: Zagora – Ouarzazate – Marrakesh
After breakfast you start our journey passing the Draa Valley and its Oasis.
Road in Anti Atlas Mountains passing 1660m high. After midday you get to Marrakesh passing the High Atlas and Tizi n’Tichka Pass.
Tour Information and Prices
- Price of Tour: 390 Euros per person / 2 persons reservation or 270 Euros per person / 4 persons reservation. Please visit company’s website for further information.
- This tour includes: 4×4 with driver / guide and 4 days fuel; 3 night in half-board; double room; 4 lunches; and camel ride in Merzouga Dunes.
- This tour does not include: Airplane ticket; Beverages; First lunch when arriving in Morocco.
- Contact Tour Agency: Ideal Tours