Essaouira and desert - Sahatours

8 days route. Essaouira and desert

 

This route combines the coastal town of Essaouira on the Atlantic, with the desert 



Day 1- MARRAKECH

Pick up at the Marrakech airport. Transfer to the Riad. Visit the city and its famous Jema El Fna. Dinner and accommodation


Day 2- MARRAKECH – OUARZAZATE – AGDEZ – ZAGORA

Early in the morning, after breakfast, we address the High Atlas, to cross the T'ichka port (2.260 m), and visit the Kasbah of AIT BEN Haddou, where filmed movies as Asterix


Day 3- ZAGORA – NKOB – TAZZARINE – RISSANI – MERZOUGA

In the morning, after breakfast, we drive across the palm grove of the Draa, scenic stops to take photos and take tea quietly. We pass by the first economic city of country, Rissani; finally we arrive at the foot of the magnificent Erg Chebbi's sand dunes. Hotel night near Merzouga dunes. Dinner and accommodation. 


Day 4 - MERZOUGA - ERG CHEBBI - MERZOUGA (80 Km of track)

After breakfast, we tour of the dunes and see two oases of Merzouga, the nomads Berbers, the Khamlia village (black’s village), Mifiss mines, the desert plateaus and the Tissardmine oasis. We return to the hotel about 3pm then later, mounted on dromedaries; we go toward the dunes, to watch the sunset. In the desert, we sleep in Haimas, in a Berber camp. Dinner and accommodation.


Day 5 - MERZOUGA - ERFOUD - TODRA GORGES - DADES

We take breakfast to follow the route to ERFOUD, the fossils minerals factory; going through the oases and palm groves, to arrive at the famous TODRA GORGES. Visit, food and rest. Then we follow the road towards the Valley of the DADES. Dinner and accommodation.


Day 6 - DADES - THE ROSES VALLEY - OUARZAZATE - MARRAKECH

After breakfast, we enjoy the landscape of the whole Dades valley, to continue after to Ouarzazate. We go through the Roses Valley, Kelaat, and Mgouna. We visit the In SKOURA, the AMREDILE's Kasbah. After the visit, we continue the journey to Ouarzazate where we have lunch. In the afternoon, we undertake the road to Marrakech, passing through the Tizi N'Tichka port (2.260 m). Dinner and accommodation in Riad.


Day 7- MARRAKECH – ESSAOUIRA

After breakfast, we head to Essaouira to visit the medina (the old city), lunch and rest. Free afternoon to enjoy this beautiful coastal city. Dinner and accommodation in a Hotel or Riad.


Day 8- ESSAOUIRA – MARRAKECH

In the morning, we depart to Marrakech. Depending the time of flight, we can use the morning to shopping in the Souq. Transfer to the airport and end of services.



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