For the perfect holiday, we bring you the six day tour in the Saharan Desert of Morocco. If you love to travel and explore new places, this is the tour you would and should opt for to have a great time and get away from work for a while. The tour is full of fun-filled activities, exotic sightseeing, exploring the desert, riding the backs of camels, and traveling to meet new people and explore new cultures.
1st Day: Marrakech to Ouarzazate
Starting our six day journey from Marrakech, after a good breakfast we head towards our destination – Ouarzazate. On the way, we go past the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, which is about 2260 km, as it comes in the middle. The far-reaching beautiful view will blow your mind. A lot of small villages will also be crossed which will give you an idea of the life of the people who live there. The village of ksour will be passed – it was a named as one of the UNESCO’s world heritage sites. And finally, we will arrive at our destination – Ouarzazate.
2nd Day: Ouarzazate to Dades Gorges
The rugged wadi gorges which are carved by the Dades River in Morocco would be the destination for the 2nd day of the whole. After a good night’s sleep, we start by having breakfast before we get on the road to arrive at out destination. The walls of the beautiful gorges range from about 200m to about 500m. The southern gorges are known for their way too much production of roses. Ouarzazate is elevated at more than a 1000m. Thus, the unexpected weather will surprise you; keeping in mind that you are in a desert.
3rd Day: Dades Gorges to Merzouga
After having a heavy breakfast for the upcoming hectic day, we head towards Merzouga. Merzouga is the Sahara Desert that we will be headed towards, from the Dades Gorges. After passing Tinjdad, Erfoud, and Jorf, we will experience the Saharan Oasis of Tafilalt. After that, continue towards Merzouga. The sand dunes will be waiting for us, and the camels would be eager to welcome us on their backs. After riding on the backs of camels, through the desert, we will see the beautiful sunset from the top of the sand dunes. We will stay in the nomad tents for the night.
4th Day: Merzouga to Merzouga (Explore Merzouga Sahara Desert)
The Moroccan Sahara Desert or Merzouga needs a whole day to be explored. We will start with the breakfast and walk into the desert to explore more of it. The music, drums, and festivals are always ongoing. After enjoying them, we will take a small rest at the camps in the middle of the desert for travelers. These camps have bathrooms and electric fans, which is shocking as it’s in the middle of a desert. The trek through the desert is planned for the 4th day. The magical night in the middle of the dunes, around a campfire, will make you forget about everything under the starlit sky.
5th Day: Merzouga to Adgez
Adgez is the final destination for the 5th day of our 2nd last day for this trip. It has been a link between the Sahara Desert and the Northern areas of Morocco which has enabled trade. The small Moroccan towns and Berber villages that we pass are so beautiful that you would want to spend a little while longer. They are situated along the river. Thus, they give a mesmerizing view.
The beautiful dunes and the passing desert will be worth passing. The sunset is so beautiful that you would not want to miss it. And finally, we reach Adgez after a long day to spend the night.
6th Day: Adgez to Marrakech
Marrakech is the last stop that ends our tour. It is situated on the Western side of Morocco and has a lot of attractions that should be visited. The mosques, the gardens, the palaces, and tombs, are all part of the schedule for the last day.
Many of these sites are for photography so, you can have your photography session. After lunch, we will visit some more historical places after which the tour comes to an end. The last thing we do is have dinner before we part our ways.
This tour is a great fun packed trip to give you the getaway that you have been looking for. Just 6 days is all you need to take out of your busy schedule to enjoy some of the best experiences of your life. You will surely return to your home with cherishable memories that will make you look back again and again. Do not wait, book now before someone else takes away your chance!
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