5 days tour in Morocco from Marrakech

5 Days

Overview

Morocco is one of the best places in the world to visit, and a 5-day tour is the perfect way to explore its diverse natural beauty, including mountains, beaches, forests, deserts, historical landmarks, and more.

During this amazing journey, you will discover the most popular tourist destinations, starting with Marrakech. From there, you will venture into the Sahara Desert of Merzouga, with opportunities to see historical buildings and heritage sites along the way, such as the Kasbah Of Ait Ben Haddou and the famous Ouarzazate city, which is a hub of international filmmaking. You will also have the chance to visit the Atlas Studio.

As you travel through the Gorges of Todgha and the valley of Dades, you will be treated to breathtaking panoramic views. Then, your focus will shift to the Sahara, where you will enjoy a camel ride and experience the unforgettable beauty of a sunset and sunrise on the dunes. You will have the opportunity to spend a luxurious night under the stars in a comfortable camp.

Itinerary

The first day of your 5-day tour from Marrakech will start when your private driver or guide will picked you up for an interesting drive through the spectacular high-Atlas Mountains with their panoramic views and rich culture

Directly crossing the High Atlas via Tizi-n-Tichka, We will venture into the heart of the mountains to the Telouet Castle that looms in the distance as you approach the village. The Glaoui family built Telouet as a way to control the caravan route connecting Marrakech and the Sahara. Even though the castle is now in ruins, you can still see how extravagant the Glaoui family’s life was.

Then after, we will go to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which represents a striking example of the architecture of southern Morocco. The Kasbah is a bastion from the 16th century that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will have opportunities to discover the region and eat a meal there before heading to Ouarzazate, the Moroccan capital of film, where big blockbuster movies like Gladiator, and Les Chemins de la Liberté, Laurence of Arabia, and the Kingdom of Heaven have been made and visit the Atlas studio. There to have Dinner will be at the hotel where we’ll spend the night.

On the second day, you'll start your day with a delicious breakfast before leaving for the Todra Gorges, a stunning 300m golden mountain. Take a leisurely stroll along the way, and you may even see climbers scaling the 300m at the Todra. In the afternoon, your driver will take you through Tinjdad, Erfoud, and Rissani before arriving at Merzouga.

Upon arrival in the Merzouga Sahara desert, you'll switch from your 4x4 car to a private camel for an unforgettable ride. Join an experienced camel guide on a unique excursion around the desert, and he'll show you the best dunes and a beautiful sunset view. After reaching the camp, you'll be treated to a delicious dinner. Then, spend a memorable night under the stars in a Sahara tent with Gnawa music players.

On the third day, wake up early to catch the sunrise in the deep desert. It's an incredible sight and a must-see experience. Head to the top of a dune close to the camp to witness the most spectacular sunrise you've ever seen. After the sunrise, return to Merzouga on your private camel where a delicious breakfast awaits.

After breakfast, embark on a tour around the dunes, passing by two oases of Merzouga, the wandering deposit, the village of KHAMLIA (village of the Gnaoua), mines of MIFISS, the plates desert with the meeting of the Berber nomads of the desert, and the oasis TISSARDMINE before returning to the hotel. Enjoy the beauty of the desert and the culture of the region on this incredible tour.

On the fourth day, after an early morning wake-up, we will take you to the top of Erg Chebbi's dunes to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the Sahara. After that, you'll return to the hotel for a refreshing shower and breakfast, before departing to visit Rissani, a popular tourist destination in Morocco, where you can see the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif and the palm grove. Then, we'll head to Nkoub for lunch and continue through the stunning Draa Valley towards Dades Gorges. We'll end the day back in Ouarzazate where you can enjoy a delicious dinner at your hotel and spend the night.

On the last day of your tour, after breakfast, we will head to the famous Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, which is a stunning fortified village that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has been used as a location for many famous movies.

After exploring the kasbah, we will travel through the breathtaking Tizi n'Tichka mountains, stopping along the way to appreciate the stunning views and visit traditional Berber villages. We'll have lunch at a restaurant in the middle of the Atlas Mountains before continuing on to Marrakech.

We'll arrive in Marrakech in the afternoon, which marks the end of your amazing 5-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara desert of Merzouga. We hope you had an unforgettable experience, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Includes/Excludes

Includes

  • Transportation
  • Make stops everywhere
  • English speaking driver
  • dinner and breakfast
  • Camel ride

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Lunches and Drinks
  • Tips and gratuities

FAQs

What are the must-visit destinations on a 5-day tour from Marrakech?

Some must-visit destinations include the Atlas Mountains, Ait Ben Haddou, Ouarzazate, the Sahara Desert (Merzouga or Zagora), and the Todra Gorges. These locations offer a diverse range of landscapes, cultural experiences, and historical sites.

How do I get from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert?

The most common way to reach the Sahara Desert from Marrakech is by a combination of private transportation and a camel trek. You’ll usually travel through the Atlas Mountains, visit Ait Ben Haddou, and then continue to either Merzouga or Zagora, where you’ll embark on a camel ride to reach the desert camp.

What kind of accommodations can I expect on the tour?

Accommodations during the tour can vary depending on the package you choose. Options range from comfortable hotels and riads (traditional Moroccan houses) to desert camps in the Sahara. Rest assured, we select accommodations that provide a comfortable and authentic experience.

Is it safe to travel to Morocco on a 5-day tour?

Morocco is generally considered safe for tourists. However, it’s always important to take common-sense precautions and be aware of your surroundings. It’s advisable to follow the guidance of your tour guide, take care of your personal belongings, and respect the local customs and traditions.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

5 days tour in Morocco from Marrakech

Recent Posts

A great way to start your Magical Journeys

We offer the best offer to discover the magical places all around Morocco and experience the unforgettable experiences.