From the High Atlas mountains to the Sahara desert with impressive views and impressions of Morocco’s nature.
We offer Best rated Tour From Marrakech with travel over the Atlas mountains to reach camp in Sahara desert with impressions of Morocco’s nature for 5 days in 4×4 Morocco Tour.
We at Sahara Light – Travel company in Morocco, organise private tour departure from Marrakech to explore best of Sahara desert with local guides and drivers. You will be picked up by 4×4 vehicle in your hotel or riad and we drive towards the Atlas Mountains. We drive across the pass Tizi’n Tichka at 2290 m further south and we leave the main road which take us to Telouat.
Here you get the first impressions of Best Tour From Marrakech to Merzouga as we experience peasant life in Morocco. We spend our lunch break in Telouat and we will have the opportunity to visit the oldest Kasbah Morocco (former royal residence). This old clay castle is impressive from the architecture and the handicraft art.
The journey continues through the enchanting Valley of Ounila. A small very fertile valley with a lot of agriculture. We explore the Aid Ben Haddou as the World Heritage of UNESCO site. Then the journey continues to Skoura. In a quiet Kasbah, surrounded by olive and palm groves, you can experience the sunset and be spoiled with a traditional dinner.
After breakfast, we continue our 5 day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga and we leave Skoura and the road leads you across a wide plateau Hamada (stone desert) further south and we reach the enchanting Valley de Rose. Here, the original rose products are made from the unique scented roses.
The 4×4 Morocco Tour continues to Tinghir. There begins the Valley of Todghra with the impressive views. The path leads you past breathtaking rocks and you will stay in a small family hotel right in the Todghra. After a short siesta, we walk with a guide through the gorge and over a plateau and we are warmly welcomed by nomads and spoiled with tea. You can enjoy the evening sun in the mountains. Back at the hotel, a Moroccan dinner awaits you.
In the morning after breakfast, the route continues towards the desert. They leave the high mountains and the track gets more and more barren and farther. During a stopover, you can visit the century- old method of obtaining water in a unique fountain. The journey continues through Erfoud. This place is known for the fossil mountains and finds. The first dunes of the desert can be seen in the distance and the desert is not far away. Once in Merzouga, you stay in a family- run hotel right on the desert. Before dinner you have the possibility to experience the sunset in the desert with a small dromedary tour.
After breakfast, our Best Tour From Marrakech continues and the guide and dromedaries will take you across the desert and we will be able to experience and enjoy this nature with all their senses. The space and silence are unique and we will not be able to keep up with the amazement. After a big round we reach our camp (your luggage has already been taken there) and we can enjoy the dunes all day. At the camp, you can enjoy a typical Moroccan dinner and music around the campfire. Look forward to the night in the desert with sunset and impressive starry sky.
After breakfast we will take a short run on the paved road and via Ouarzazate on the main route back to Marrakech. Your hotel or riad can be reached in the late afternoon. Sahara Light will be happy to organise desert tour from Marrakech. Contact us today.
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