6 days tour from Agadir to Merzouga
6 days tour from Agadir to Merzouga
Camels, overnighting in the desert, resting in well-equipped Berber tents, listening to Berber music, playing Berber drums with Berber men, and admiring the starry evenings full of stars and stunning galaxies are all included in our 6 days tour from Agadir to Merzouga. Along the route, you’ll see the kasbah ait ben haddoudades gorgestodra gorgesberber hamlet atlas mountainsziz valley Ifrane (also known as Moroccan Switzerland), and more. Traveling from Agadir to Merzouga is the best way to see a lot of Morocco while also experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime desert adventure and taking in the landscape.
Day 1: Agadir – Ouarzazate
plan a 6 days tour from Agadir to Merzouga with knowledgeable local guides. We travel to Taroudant to see the city, which is one of Morocco’s oldest. We settle into a modest riad in Ouarzazate and have dinner.
Day 2: Ouarzazate – Merzouga Desert
After breakfast, we visit a movie studio in Ouarzazate before heading to Skoura and Kalat m Gouna, which are noted for their annual rose festival. Before traveling to Erfoud, which is known for its dates and fossils, we explore Dades Valley and its gorges, then Todra Gorges. We stay at a Merzouga desert hotel for the night, which includes meals.
Day 3: Merzouga Desert tour
The guided 6 days tour from Agadir to Merzouga continues, with visits to Khamlia town, Hassilabiad, and sand dunes in a 4×4 comfortable vehicle. We appreciate native Gnawa music in Khamlia. We ride camels to Merzouga, a desert camp deep in the sand dunes, in the afternoon. We’ll be spending the night in a Merzouga-style Sahara camp. We’ll eat a typical Berber supper while listening to local drumming. We spent the night in Merzouga Nomad tents after watching the sunset in the desert.
Day 4: Merzouga desert – Ouarzazate
We ride camels back to Merzouga hamlet after viewing the sunrise in the Merzouga desert. After breakfast, we continue our 6 days tour from Agadir to Merzouga, passing through the Draa Valley on our way to Ouarzazate, where we will spend the night and dine in a small riad.
Day 5: Ouarzazate – Agadir
We visit Ait Benhaddou, Morocco’s most famous Kasbah and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the last day of our 6 days tour from Agadir to Merzouga. After lunch, we head to Agadir. Thank you for deciding on “Magic Morocco Tours” as your favorite Agadir desert tour operator.
Day 6: Sightseeing in Agadir
Agadir is the capital of the Agadir-Ida Ou Tanane province, which is situated in the foothills of the Anti-Atlas Mountains on Morocco’s southern Atlantic coast. Golf courses, a large crescent beach, and a seaside promenade lined with cafes, restaurants, and bars make it a popular tourist destination. The medieval wall surrounding Agadir’s hilltop kasbah was damaged in a 1960 earthquake.
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In the Atlas Mountains to the south, Agadir, Morocco’s regional capital, is located. The Berber name “Agadir n Irir,” which means “fortified granary,” is reduced to “Agadir n Irir.” Due to its modern construction and expansive grounds, it is a well-known tourist destination. The beaches are peaceful and ideal for aquatic activities. At a number of resorts, you can unwind and enjoy wonderful Moroccan hospitality.
The origin of this name is unknown. Geschiedenis Agadir However, there may be a connection to a fort erected north of town by a Portuguese trader in 1505. King Manuel I of Portugal eventually acquired it and turned it into a fortress city.
At the time, Agadir’s harbor was an important seaport supplying Sudan and Guinea. It was taken by the Irish Saad in 1541. The Berber Kingdom of Souss dominated Agadir during its golden age in the 17th century, and Moulay Ismail afterward captured it. The port was closed by Sisi Abdellah Mohammed, and a new Essouira was built, although it never regained its previous splendor.
In 1911, France created a protectorate over Morocco following the Agadir Crisis between France and Germany. The 15 seconds at midnight on February 29, 1960, when an earthquake struck the city, killing hundreds, were the city’s darkest hours. The historic Kasbah was entirely demolished.
In the past, the Ouarzazate region was the beginning point for the oasis routes and the 1000 Kasbah path. It served as an economic and cultural crossroads for people from the high Atlas and sub-Saharan tribes.
The first known occupants of this land were the Amazigh. Following the French occupation in the 1930s, the region became home to Africans, Jews, Arabs, and Europeans. Ouarzazate’s distinct ambiance comes from the combination of various nationalities and cultural backgrounds.
Moroccan and Maghrebian Hollywood are familiar with him. Many films, including “Lawrence of Arabia,” “A Picnic in the Sahara,” “Gladiator,” “Game of Thrones,” and others, have used its spectacular natural surroundings and sumptuous Kasbah as a background.
Filmmakers come here to shoot their films not only because of the desert vistas, studios, Kasbah and Ksour, and competent film technicians but also because of the quality of light. The sun is so bright and dazzling in Ouarzazate that the authorities decided to build a solar power plant. One of the world’s largest clean energy producers. Noor, which means illumination, is the name of the solar power facility.
Merzouga is a small Moroccan town 35 kilometers southeast of Rissani, 55 kilometers south of Erfoud, and 50 kilometers south of the Algerian border. The settlement is famous for its vicinity to Erg Chebbi, a Saharan erg, and as a result, it is on many travelers’ itineraries in Morocco. Merzouga is home to Morocco’s largest natural underground lake of water. Other lesser-known towns near Erg Chebbi’s dunes are Hassilabied (4 km), Tanamoust (3 km), Takoujt 1.5 km, Khamlia (7 km), and Tisserdmine (15 km).