Marrakech Mhamid desert atlantic coast 5 days tours ideal tour to visit Morocco desert and atlantic coast.
Program: Marrakech Mhamid desert atlantic coast 5 days tours
Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate
Departure in the morning from Marrakech to cross the mountains of the High Atlas. After the Tichka pass, you leave the main road and take a secondary road to the Kasbah of Telouet, the Glaoui family, from there you continue to Ait Ben Haddou lunch in a kasbah. Then visit the most famous Kasbah in Morocco and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, we continue to Ouarzazate to spend the night in a Kasbah.
Day 2: Ouarzazate – Chagaga
After breakfast, the road continues to the Dra’a Valley with a stopover to visit Kasbah Tamnougalte, the oldest Kasbah in the Dra’a valley and still partially inhabited. We continue along the ancient route of the caravan between the river and the mountains. On the way we pass many villages and gardens so you can get a better idea of how to live along the oases. We drive to M’hamid, the gate of the desert, to the dunes of Erg Lihoudi, where we stop for lunch. And after that we drive to the place where we have two hours of camel ride is scheduled. Later, we continue to Erg Chagaga dunes (300m) with 60km of off-road driving. This route passes different characteristics of the desert; ‘Erg’, ‘reg’, ‘hammada’, oasis. These dunes are far from civilization, in the desert proper ……. And the silence and the extent of the sand are crushing, Dinner and overnight in a bivouac of nomadic tents.
Day 3: Chagaga – Taroudant
After breakfast, we drive across Lake Iriqui, now dried. In the middle of this lake we can look for fossils. At the edge of the desert at Foum Zguid, we drive north to Taznakht, famous for its Berber gems and carpets, where we stop for lunch, and after passing the Tizi-n-Ikhsane and Tizi-Nigh passages -Tighatine, we reach Taliouine, the heart of the region of saffron cultivation, The road takes us to Taroudant, where we stop for the night in a Hotel.
Day 4: Taroudant – Essaouira
In the morning, you travel along the valley of Souss with all its argane as far as Agadir. The road then runs along the coast along the valley of Paradise, crossing Taghazout and the mountains. When you arrive in Essaouira, you can explore the city, the Skala, the medina and all its countless shops as well as the waterfront with its restaurants of fresh fish, the night is spent in Essaouira.
Day 5: Essaouira – Marrakech
After breakfast, a walk in the city of Essaouira, in the souk and encien city lunch in a restaurant specializing in fresh fish. The afternoon return to Marrakech, stopping in a forest of argane, and the cooperative of the producers of argan oil, after we pass many Berber villages on the way.
end of your trip Marrakech Mhamid desert atlantic coast 5 days tours.
- Tour in 4×4 vehicle with A / C
- Overnight stays (breakfast and dinner included)
- 1 night in the desert camp
- Camel ride