Marrakech and Desert 5 Day Trip will take you from Marrakech over the Atlas Mountains to see Berber kasbahs and beautiful agricultural land before arriving in Zagora at the edge of the Sahara. In Zagora you will trek into the desert, visiting traditional villages, the Erg Chegaga dunes, and much more over three days in the amazing desert, before returning to Marrakech for departure.
Day 1: Arrival Marrakech
A Memphis Tours driver will meet you at Marrakech Menara Airport and escort you to your hotel. Check into your room and enjoying the evening dining and relaxing in Marrakech.
Day 2: Marrakech - Ouarzazate – Zagora
After breakfast at your hotel, an English speaking guide will pick you up to cross the High Atlas Mountains through the Tizi N’Tichka pass (2260 m alt) to Zagora. The route offers spectacular natural beauty and charming Berber villages. You will stop to visit Ait Benhaddou, considered the most beautiful and well-preserved kasbah in the south of Morocco, and have the option to enjoy lunch in a local restaurant overlooking the valley before continuing to Zagora. The “gateway to the desert”, as Zagora is known, is a large village in a palm-lined oasis watered by the Draa River on the edge of the Sahara. Check into your hotel and enjoy dinner and overnight in Zagora.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3: Zagora Tour
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before a full free day in and around Zagora. You will visit M’hamid Ghizlane (80 km from Zagora) to explore the Erg Chegaga dunes and the Hamadda of Draa, where caravans of camels still pass on the way to Zagora. After an afternoon exploring the desert you will return to your hotel for dinner and another night in Zagora.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4: Zagora - Marrakech Sightseeing
After breakfast at your hotel, a driver will transfer you to Marrakech with an optional stop for lunch at a local restaurant along the way. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a tour of the main sites in Marrakech and the city’s souks before settling into your hotel for dinner and your final night in Morocco.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5: Final Departure
Have breakfast at your hotel before being transferred to Marrakech Menara Airport for departure.
- Meet and assist by an English-speaking driver at airport
- All transfers in a private, air-conditioned vehicle
- Accommodation for 2 nights in Marrakech on half board
- Accommodation for 2 nights in Zagora on half board
- All sightseeing tours as mentioned above
- Local English-speaking guide during the tours
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Portage when needed.
- All service charges and taxes
- International airfare
- Entry visa to Morocco
- Lunch meal and drinks during tours
- Personal spending
N.B: If you would like to join this tour on any other dates below, there will be supplement.
Accommodation Plan: ( or Similar )
- Zalagh Kasbah Hotel & Spa Marrakech
- Ksar Tinsouline Zagora
|Price Per Person|
|2 Persons||$ 595|
|3 Persons||$ 475|
|4 Persons||$ 399|
Prices:Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2016, except during Christmas and New Year holidays in Morocco. The price of Solo is valid for solo traveler who is travelling alone.
Children Policy:00 - 01.99 Free of Charge
02 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
Payment Policy:Reservations should be made as early as possible to book your desired Morocco tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union
Morocco Entry Visa:You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Morocco and you can obtain a visa from Morocco Consulate before departure. Also, entry visa is available upon arrival Morocco airports against USD 27 per passport for specific nationalities and need to check before. Some nationalities don’t need a visa to visit Morocco for the purpose of tourism for up to 3 months such as United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland. For more info and details on entry visa to Morocco please check with the Moroccan consulate or embassy at your country.
Tipping:It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it
Best Time to Visit Morocco
Morocco is often a cold country with a hot sun and anytime is the best time to visit Morocco. In a single tour, you can swim in the ocean, trekking in the mountains, and camel ride in the desert
Flying to Morocco
Royal Air Maroc (Scheduled Airlines only)
7 Hours, 45 Minutes from New York
8 Hours, 30 Minutes from Washington
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
No mandatory vaccinations
Respectful attire in Morocco and more relaxed clothing on the beaches like in Casablanca, Tangier and Agadir