7 days desert tour from Agadir

7 days desert tour from Agadir

Morocco 7 days desert tour from Agadir via Marrakech, Ait Benhddou, Ouarzazate, and the Sahara desert of Merzouga with camel trekking and camping.

Note: this tour can end in Marrakech instead of Agadir. Feel free to contact us for any questions or customizations.

Main info:

Departure location:

Agadir

Return location:

Agadir

Departure time:

08:00 AM

Itinerary duration

7days/ 6 nights

Highlights of our tour:

Tour overview:

Book the best 7 days desert tour from Agadir to the Sahara desert of Merzouga, Marrakech, Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Tinghir, Boumalne dades and more. This trip can be customized under your needs, so feel free to contact us at any time to plan yours.

A tour description or a brief itinerary would be as follows. On the first day and depending on your arrival time, we will start the trip heading to the red city, Marrakech. From there and on the second day, we will travel through the High Atlas mountains, Ait Benhaddou, and Ouarzazate. Thereafter, we will spend the night in Boumalne Dades. The third day will be a trip to Merzouga desert. We will arrive on the evening have a camel ride and spend the night in a Berber camp.

The next day will be a desert trip to discover the desert area and visit the Berber Nomads who still live in traditional tents. The fifth and sixth days will be a trip to discover Marrakech. On the last day, we will head directly to Agadir where the tour ends.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Agadir to Marrakech:

Our 7 days Morocco desert tour will start at the city of Agadir. We will pick you up either from the airport or from your accommodation in Agadir and take you to Marrakech for a half day tour. Marrakech, Morocco’s old imperial capital, is a significant commercial center with mosques, palaces, and gardens. After along day, we will spend the night there.

Day 2: Marrakech to Dades gorges:

On the second day of the 7 days desert tour from Agadir, will pick you up from your hotel after breakfast and take you to our next destination. We will leave Marrakech towards the Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou through the Tizi Ntichka pass. We will make a stop at the famous point of 2260 meters (6,867 ft.) for a stunning panoramic view. After that, we will head to visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site; the  Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou which is a famous fortified village (Ksar) in Morocco. Lunch will be served at an Ait Benhaddou traditional restaurant.

Afterward, we will proceed to Ouarzazate, where we will see the Kasbah of Taourirte and the Atlas & CLA Studios, where a lot of producers have produced several films and movies. As a result, Ouarzazate is known as the “Hollywood of Africa,”.

In the afternoon, we travel to Boumalne Dades via the Valley of the Roses, which is famous for its enormous rose harvest, which is used to make perfume. Rosewater and cosmetics are also available. Overnight in Dades.

Day 3: Dades gorges to Merzouga:

Another adventure begins as you leave your accommodation after an early breakfast to head to the Sahara Desert of Merzouga. Before that, we will  travel down the Thousand Kasbahs Road, passing through several Berber settlements along the route. We will  visit Todgha Gorges, a serie of limestone cliffs in Morocco’s midlle High Atlas Mountains.

We  will continue our way and make a stop at Tinejdad to explore a Berber village known for its palm trees. After that, we will stop at Jorf to see the ancient Irrigation system.

Our next destination will be the city of Erfoud. It is a region in southern Morocco where you will have the opportunity to see the fossil workers and the Date Market. At the end of the day , we will arrive at Merzouga desert and check in your accommodation.

Day 4: Merzouga desert tour:

The discovery tour of Merzouga desert, which is the highlight of all our Morocco tours, is included in our 7 days tour from Agadir. Firstly, on this day, our driver will take you to see the Morocco National 4X4 Auto Museum that belongs to a Qatari. Then we will move to Khamlia, a small village approximately 6 kilometers away from Merzouga that is home to the Gnaoua people. There, you will have the chance to enjoy their incredible music, which is performed on drums and castanets. After that, we’ll take you to one of the ancient MINES in Mifis, where you’ll see where the French obtained their salt and kohl during their colonization of Morocco.

Later, we’ll take you to meet one of the nomadic Berber families that live in tents to get to know them. Following that, we’ll travel to Srij Lake, where camels are herded and flamingos migrate.

In the afternoon, we’ll go to Hassi Labied’s oasis, a small one where you can see how they use tunnels to water their fields from wells. Finally, we’ll take you on a camel ride starting near the sand dunes, where our team of camel experts will be waiting for you. They will take you over the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, where you may have the chance to see the sunset. You will spend the night in a local Berber camp.

Day 5: Merzouga to Marrakech:

On the fifth day of our 7 days desert tour from Agadir, we will go back to the city of Ouarzazate. In the morning after you have breakfast, we will take the camels back to the initial point of departure. we will head to Rissani and make a stop to visit its souk and admire its crafts.

Later, we travel towards Agdez, passing through the Draa Valley on our way to Ouarzazate. After that, we will  we travel over the High Atlas Mountains to Marrakech, the red city of Morocco. There, you will have some free time. Dinner and breakfast are included in our overnight stay in Marrakech.

Day 6: Marrakech discovery tour:

Today, we’ll visit Marrakech, the second-oldest Imperial city in the world, which has long been a vital destination for traders and travelers. The famed Jardin Majoralle, the Bahia Palace, and the Saadian tombs will all be included in your trip. The Koutoubia Mosque, with its 66-meter-high minaret, is a must-see in Marrakech. We will visit Jemaa El Fna Square in the afternoon, the medina’s central square, which comes alive with local storytellers, singers, performers, snake charmers, and the aroma of excellent cuisine being cooked over hot coals as the sun sets. Overnight at the same hotel.

Day 7: Marrakech to Agadir:

Our 7 days desert tour from Agadir comes to an end today. we will drive from Marrakech to Agadir and drop you off at the airport or at your accommodation.

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Testimonials:

Morocco is magical:

The driver, Hassan, was very considerate in helping us along the way, no matter it was the luggage transportation or the scenic spots we wanted to visit, we could reach them all with a mission, so I highly recommend this Hassan driver. I have never been to similar places before, the point is that the local people are very kind and willing to come forward to communicate so that we can understand more about Morocco.

Thank you for Travelling In Morocco for this wonderful 7 days tour. We will come back one day.

Robin S

Unique experience:

We traveled all over the country with Travelling In Morocco, and the desert of Merzouga is one of our most wonderful stops. Fabulous hospitality, lanterns and carpets on the sand, a campfire, a very plentiful and delicious dinner (we couldn't finish it), and a great program of activities to choose from sandboarding and quad bikes to camel rides and 4WD car trips to all the surrounding attractions. We were also surprised by the camping conditions: each tent has its own shower, toilets, and power outlets. In the Jordan Desert, for example, this was not the case.

So if you have to choose between a hotel and a campsite, don't hesitate. It's magical! 10 out of 10.

Morad B

7 days tour from Agadir!:

The berber Camp was one of our many highlights of our 7 days Morocco round trip! Where in the world can you ride for so little money with a camel caravan into the Sahara, then enjoy a delicious typical dinner, listen to oriental music, sing dance, laugh - all under fantastic clear starry skies! Travelling In Morocco offers all this and MORE! Sandboarding and sunrise in the desert for example! After returning to the Camelhouse there was still the possibility to shower and a rich breakfast with everything the heart desires there on top of it! The staff and Hassan the leader of the camps, have given us an unforgettable experience in the Sahara near Mergouza.

Anna M

Very professional service!:

The tour was the best experience we had on our trip to Morocco. We made several stops to admire incredible landscapes. Everything was perfect, from the hotel where we stayed the first night, the restaurants where we had lunch and the camp in the desert, which is very comfortable. The guide Hamid speaks very good English and is very nice and animated, the car is extremely comfortable. It is an itinerary not to be missed by anyone visiting Morocco, to enjoy the sunset during a camel ride is sensational, I recommend it to everyone.

John L

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Highlights overview:

During this 7 days desert tour from Agadir to Merzouga, we will take to visit a number of beautiful places such as Marrakech, Ait benhaddou and Merzouga. Down below, we have written some paragraphs about these places.

Marrakech, the red city:

The “Red Pearl of the South”, as Marrakech is called, is one of the four royal cities located in the central part of the country. Its long and rich history is evidenced by an above-average number of monuments. In the 12th century, the city became the capital of the empire, and in the 17th century it became a commercial centre as caravans passed through on their way to the interior of Africa. In the 19th century, King Moulay Hassan settled here, during whose reign magnificent palaces were built.

The city is landmarked by the Koutoubia Mosque with its minaret almost 80 metres high and the Jemaa-el Fna Square, where a mystical theatre is staged every evening. Here, jugglers, snake charmers, belly dancers and storytellers gather. Also, people visit there teh tombs of the Saadians where more than 60 members of the royal Saadian dynasty are buried. The palace of el-Bahia has been preserved almost in its entirety, with 150 rooms, where the vizier Ba Ahmed kept his harem of 100. Marrakech, with its wonderful atmosphere from the tales of a thousand and one nights, will evoke unforgettable experiences amidst palm trees, fountains and the remains of old fortifications.

The Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou:

Undoubtedly, Aït-Ben-Haddou is the most picturesque town in Morocco. Aït-Ben-Haddou is a ksar built against a hill. A ksar is a fortified city and in this case, is made entirely of wood and loam. Perhaps Aït-Ben-Haddou looks familiar to you because it is often used as a film set. Famous movies and series like Game of Thrones and Gladiator have been shot there.

During your visit to Aït-Ben-Haddou, you feel as if you are going back many years in time. It was built around the year 750 by the Berbers and it is particularly well preserved. It is named after the leader Ben-Haddou. They also say that Ben-Haddou is buried under the kasbah. This ancient city was the hub for trade routes between Marrakech and the Sahara.

The cinema city of Ouarzazate:

Tibetan monasteries, Egyptian temples, and biblical cities converge on the edge of Morocco’s desert-like Atlas Mountains. Here in the southwestern part of the country is home to Moroccan Hollywood. Meet Ouarzazate, aka Ouallywood.

The Moroccan city of Ouarzazate is home to the world’s largest film studio of all, called the Atlas Film Studios. Quite appropriately, then, Ouarzazate is called Ouallywood. The reddish-brown, desert-like void regularly transforms into a playing field of action.

More than two hundred films and television series have been shot at these studios. The Atlas Film Studios serve as the setting for iconic films such as The Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, The Mummy, The Passion of the Christ, Game of Thrones and the recently released film Aladdin.

Merzouga Sahara desert:

Merzouga desert is the highlight of all Morocco tours starting from Agadir, Marrakech, Casablanca, and Fes. It is a large desert located in the southeast of Morocco. The charming dunes and the plenty of activities to try there make it a favorite tourist destination.

Riding camels in an excursion throughout the desert and spending the night in a Berber camp is recommended. At night, local Berbers will play Music for you under a wonderful sky full of stars.

 There other activities to try in Merzouga such as Quad Biking, Listening to Gnaoua Music, visiting the lake of Srij, visiting the Oasis of Hassi Labied and others.

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