Morocco Sahara Desert Small Group Tour

from $778
Duration:
5 Days
Type:
Small Group Tour
Run:
Selected Dates

This great package will take you to all of the most famous cities in Morocco, Marrrakech, Ouarzazate and Erfoud. each city has its own character and feel. With this trip you can see each unique city and truly get a grasp of all of Morocco’s rich culture and history.

Included:
  • Meet and greet service by an English-speaking driver at the airport 
  • Transportation with an adequate deluxe vehicle according to the number of participants 
  • 3 nights accommodation on Half Board basis in the desert in the above hotels
  • 1 night accommodation on Bed and Breakfast basis in Marrakech
  • Camel Ride to witness the sunset or Sunrise at the dunes of Merzouga 
  • All service charges and taxes
Excluded:
  • Meals and drinks
  • 4x4 wheels Excursion to Merzouga
  • Personal spending 
  • Tipping
     
Itinerary:
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Day 1 : Marrakech / Ouarzazate Tours

After breakfast at your hotel, we leave the hustle of the city behind and travel the rugged road to Ouarzazate through the spectacular scenery of the Atlas Mountains. After about 4.5 hours driving, stop in the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, which at a height of 1,160m, stands in stark contrast to this vast plateau. Originally a crossing point for traders crossing the Sahara Desert, this UNESCO world heritage site is recognized as the location for films such as "Laurence of Arabia" and "Gladiators". It is a striking example of southern Moroccan earthen architecture.
Continue the driving to Ouarzazate after the visiting. Overnight at Ouarzazate.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 2 : Ouarzazate / Erfoud Tours

After breakfast, we will head to the entry to the Saharian dunes of Erg Chebbi; Erfoud. The driving will take about 6 hours. You will have some stops for visiting on the way. You will first stop in Kelaa Megouna, which is known for the production of cosmetic products using the extract of the local grown roses. Continue northeast to the city of Boumalne Dades to see the beautiful Kasbahs with a panoramic view of the Valley and the mountains beyond. We will continue afterwards to Todra Gorges, 300 meters high and one of the most impressive Moroccan sites, and one of the premier climbing and trekking destinations in Morocco with high walls offering hundreds of routes of sport and multi-pitch climbing. After the tour, head to Erfoud for overnight. Overnight in Erfoud.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 : Erfoud / Ouarzazate Tours

Get up early this morning to take the camel ride experience to witness the sun rising over the desert dunes of Erg Chebbi - one of Morocco's greatest sights, and perhaps the largest dunes in the Sahara, they are constantly shifting due to the considerable desert winds. After breakfast, drive to Skoura village via the road of thousand Kasbahs, stop at the beautiful Palmeraie and visit Ameghdil Kasbah dating from the 17th century. Return to Ouarzazate after the tour.

Meals: Breakfast

Optional Excursion to Merzouga, Take the optional Adventure drive in 4-wheel vehicles across the barren and sand dunes to enjoy the sunset or the sunrise at a supplement charge of 65 USD per person (min of 2 persons).


Day 4 : Ouarzazate / Marrakech

After breakfast, you will drive west through the High Atlas Mountains and the dramatic pass of Tizn Tichka en route to Marrakech. This hairpin road is one of only two passes through the largest mountain chain in Africa. After aroud 4 hours driving, you will arrive back to Marrakech in the afternoon and enjoy some free time to explore the city on your own.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 : Marrakech / Fly Back Home

Enjoy a free morning before heading to the airport for the flight to your next destination

Accommodation :
Accommodation Plan
Dar Chamaa Ouarzazate
Kasbah Hôtel Xaluca Arfoud
Opera Plaza Hotel Marrakech
Minimum 2 Person
$ 778 Price Per Person

Dates:

  • 17th and 31 of January 2019.
  • 7th and 21 of February 2019.
  • 7th , 21 of March 2019.
  • 4th, 18th of April 2019.
  • 2nd, 16th, 30th of May 2019.
  • 6th , 27th of June 2019.
  • 11th, 25th of July 2019.
  • 8th, 22nd of August 2019.
  • 5th, 19th of September 2019.
  • 3rd and 17th, and 31st of October 2019.
Prices

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip with minimum 2 Person and are valid until March 31, 2020. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.

Children Policy
  • From 0 to 1.99 years : free of charge.
  • Between 2 and 11.99 years : pay 50% of adult rate.
  • From 12 years is considered as adult person and pay same rate of adult.

Notes 
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents.
If your tour includes airfare, ferry boat or train tickets, an extra supplement will be applicable to the child.

Payment Policy

Reservations should be made as early as possible to guarantee your Morocco tour availability. Your booking will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 50% of your trip price. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit card, wire transfer, or Western Union, and the balance of payment to be paid one week before tour start date.

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 in 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

Tipping for a job well done is customary in Morocco, though not required. Please feel welcomed but not obliged to offer a tip to your guide.

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