Welcome to Marrakech, also known as the "Red City"! After meeting with your guide, embark on a journey towards the High Atlas Mountains. Discover the beauty of the Moroccan mountains on a scenic drive, including a quick stop at the top for a refreshing glass of mint tea. Your next stop is the famous kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the earthen buildings surrounded by high walls and learn about this traditional pre-Saharan habitat. Take some time to take lovely photos and enjoy lunch on-site. Then, head to Ouarzazate, also known as the "gate to the desert". Experience the Saharan climate and visit the popular Atlas Film Studio, where many famous films have been shot. As you make your way to the town of Dades Valley, pass through the picturesque Roses Valley. Enjoy a comfortable night's stay at a hotel in Dades Valley.
Today, embark on the final leg of your journey to the Morocco Sahara Desert. Along the way, you will stop at the Todra Gorges, a majestic oasis in the Darra region, where you'll be able to admire the Todra river surrounded by 300m high rocks. Take some free time to walk near the river before heading to the desert town of Rissani, known for its fossils. Visit a local workshop to see how they are transformed into decorative items. As you get closer to the desert, continue your journey to Erg Chebbi and arrive at your lovely hotel near the dunes for your first night in the desert.
Experience the thrill of the Sahara and the charming town of Merzouga on your own terms. Take a stroll through the local markets, meet friendly Berbers, and go on a thrilling 4x4 drive on the sand dunes with a skilled driver. Don't miss the chance to try the delicious Berber pizza. As the day comes to a close, mount your camel and embark on a one-hour journey through the heart of the dunes. Take stunning photos, soak in the breathtaking atmosphere, and witness the beauty of the sunset. Arrive at your luxurious desert camp, where dinner will be served and you will spend the night.
Rise and shine early to catch the breathtaking sunrise, and then make your way back to the hotel on a private camel ride. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and freshen up with a quick shower. Take a 4x4 journey back to Marrakech, passing through the stunning Darra Valley and Ouarzazate, with stops to admire the picturesque landscapes. Arrive in Marrakech in the evening, and be dropped off at your accommodation. Your 4-day tour from Marrakech to the Merzouga Desert comes to an end.