2 DAY DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO ZAGORA DESERT IN PRIVATE TRANSFER
WE VISIT UNESCO SITE OF AIT BENHADDOU INCLUDING ZAGORA CAMEL TREK AND NIGHT IN SAHARA CAMP. THE ITINERARY IS JUST SUGGESTED.
DETAILED 6 DAYS ATLAS MOUNTAINS AND SAHARA DESERT TREKKING TOUR PROGRAM:
DAY 1: MARRAKECH – IMLIL – AZIB N TAMSOULT:
4×4 Marrakech Excursions private driver pick up you from your hotel in Marrakech and we transfer you to Imlil (1,780m), in Atlas mountains. We will set off an a 6 hour trek out of the Imlil Valley and into the Azzadene Valley. We will pass Tizi N’Mzik at 2,450m, we visit the refuge at Azib n’Tansoult. Overnight stay in the Lipeney mountain refuge at 3,000 meters.
DAY 2: AZIB N TAMSOULT – AGELZIM 3560M – TOUBKAL BASE CAMP:
Today after breakfast our 6 Day Atlas mountains and Sahara trip continues. It involves a fairly stiff climb out of the Azzadene Valley to the Toubkal Refuge over the Aguelzim Mountain pass at 3,560m. Lunch will be taken with spectacular views over the Atlas Mountain Range. Overnight in the Toubkal Refuge (Niltner Hut) where you’ll likely be sharing a bunk room with other trekkers tackling Toubkal early the next morning.
DAY 3 : TOUBKAL ASCENT – IMLIL:
Today we enjoy hiking up to Toubkal (4,167m) from where, we’ll have wonderful views over the whole Atlas mountains and the Sahara Desert. Then we hike back to the refuge and to Imlil. Enjoy about 8 to 9 hours of trekking, which involving 900 meters up then almost 2,500m back down to Imlil for the night.
DAY 4: IMLIL – OUARZAZATE – DADES VALLEY
Today we drive from Imlil over the Atlas Mountains, via Tizi-n-Tichka mountain pass and we explore Berber villages on the way to Ouarzazate. Here we explore lcoal film Studios ,w e drive to Skoura and Dades Gorge where you may enjoy a short hike. Overnight in Dades valley with dinner in lcoal hotel/riad.
DAY 5: DADES VALLEY – TODRA GORGE – MERZOUGA DESERT CAMP
Today after breakfast we continue our 6 Day Atlas mountains and Sahara trip by transfer you to Todra Gorge which is rising up 300 metres in a narrow valley with palmeries and Berber villages. Enjoy short hike near palmery, and after lunch we travel to Erfoud and Sahara desert. We reach town of Merzouga from where we start our camel excursion and we watch Sahara sunset. Experience camel trek for an 1 hour to reach a Berber camp. We will have a traditional Moroccan dinner, we sleep in tents.
DAY 6: MERZOUGA SUNRISE CAMEL TREK – AIT BENHADDOU – MARRAKECH
Today you watch amazing desert sunrise ,we return by camel to riad for breakfast folowed by a transfer to Agdz, Ouarzazate and to Ait Benhaddou. We enjoy guided tour of ancient fortified city containing countless kasbahs. Here many of Hollywood movies were shot : The Mummy, Gladiator. Overnight in a hotel with dinner. On the next day we travel along the Ounilla Valley to explore the Telouet Kasbah that was once an important stop for traders. After lunch we travel over the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass towards Marrakech. Thank you for choosing “4×4 Marrakech Excursions” – your trusted travel company in Morocco.
YOU WILL EXPLORE:
- Local Atlas and Sahara guides
- Enjoy Berber villages
- Multiple departure times
- Climb Toubkal
- Visit Dades and Todra
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
- Pick up from hotel
- Private transfer in A/C vehicle
- Professional driver, guide
- Guided excursion
- All meals included
- Drop off at your hotel
- Personal expenses
IMPORTANT INFO FOR 6 DAY ATLAS MOUNTAINS AND SAHARA TRIP:
This Marrakech trekking tour itinerary is only suggested , so if you have different travel plans, ideas ,please contact us by email or phone and we organize your custom Marrakech to Toubkal and Atlas mountains tour.
- Duration: 6 Days
- Trip Cost: On request
- Destination: Atlas mountains and Sahara
- Best Season: All year round
- Transportation: Private Vehicle
- Group Size: Min 2 person, Maximum 26
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING?
- Personnel First-aid Kit
- Water bottle
- Soft-sided bag
- Towel & all personal toiletries
- Good walking boots and socks
- Trekking pants
- Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
- Underwear / Long johns / T-shirts
- waterproof jacket
HOW DO YOU BOOK?
Find the tour you are interested in then contact us via E-mail to discuss your tour and check availability. Once the details of your tour (duration, route, and number of people) have been agreed, we will make a provisional booking, giving the dates and cost.
Contact us directly for actual price as it depends on few factors : 1. how many people travelling, 2. how many days you travel and also 3. type of accommodation.