This 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga has been our best seller for years. It is the best desert trip from Marrakech that will allow you to discover the real Morocco Sahara desert with its sand dunes, oases, Kasbahs and rocky desert at ease, enjoy a camel trekking activity in sand dunes and an overnight sleep in your Sahara desert camp in the middle of nowhere!
3 DAYS MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA HIGHLIGHTS :
- Admire the amazing scenery of the High Atlas Mountains
- Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
- Drive past the Valley of the Roses and the Road of 1001 Kasbahs
- Admire the scenery of the high cliffs of the Todgra Canyons
- Enjoy a camel ride adventure in the middle of nowhere
- Spend the night under the stars at a Saharan Desert camp
DAY 1: MARRAKECH ─ AIT BENHADDOU KASBAH ─ OUARZAZATE ─ DADES VALLEY
Your 3 days 2 nights Marrakech desert trip, start at 08:00 in the morning, your driver guide, will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech and driver from Marrakech to Dades Gorges through the high Atlas Mountains '' Tizi- N-Tichka '' (2260m) higher, along the way, we will have stops to visit and take pictures for beautiful landscapes with different colours and the Berber villages... Afterwards, we will arrive in the old Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, where you will have a free time to visit this stunning Kasbah which has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987 and several films have been shot there...
After your visit and optional lunch, we will continue driving to Dades Valley, where will have a stop in Ouarzazate to visit “Taourirt Kasbah” Afterwards, we go further south-east to the green Dades valley and the city of roses via the fascinating Skoura palmary, we will arrive at Dades Valley in the evening, Dinner and Overnight in A hotel/Riad
DAY 2: DADES GORGES ─ TINEGHIR ─ TODRA GORGES ─ ERFOUD ─ MERZOUGA
we will start our trip to Merzouga Sahara Desert, before we leave, we will visit Dades Gorges and will be a great opportunity to take lovely pictures and nice views to admire... we will continue driving toward Tineghir '' Todra Gorges '' there you will have a free time to walk around, after an optional lunch we go to Merzouga desert where the camel trekking tours start from, we will pass through Erfoud the capital Moroccan city of fossils, we will arrive in Merzouga in the afternoon to be ready for the camel ride into the Erg Chebbi dunes, you will ride camels for 1h 30 inside the dunes of Sahara Erg Chebbi. At your arrival at the camp, you will leave your luggage in the tent and then you can walk in the dunes to watch the beautiful sunset and try a sandboard in the sand dunes!
After seeing the sunset, you will go down back to the camp, you will invite you with a cup of tea, then you will have your meal in the camp '' delicious Moroccan Berber Tagine ‘‘after dinner, the party will start. Listening to local Berber nomads musicians play traditional music with drums and dancing around the campfire, after the party will be a great opportunity to watch the magical sky full of stars and take lovely pictures. Dinner & overnight in nomad camp.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA ─ RISSANI ─ DRAA VALLEY ─ OUARZAZATE ─ MARRAKECH
Early morning will wake you up to watch the sunrise from the dunes and return by camels to the Hotel. After breakfast, we start enjoying the huge palm grove of Tafilalet through Rissani and with Draa valley arrival at Ouarzazate, free Time for lunch before our getting back to Marrakech. Arrival in the evening and drop off at your accommodation.
INCLUDED IN MARRAKECH DESERT TO MERZOUGA
- Pick up from your Marrakech riad/hotel
- A/C modern minibus driven by an English driver/guide
- First night in Dades Valley hotel including dinner and breakfast
- Second night at Erg Chebbi dunes desert camp including camel trekking, dinner and breakfast
NOT INCLUDED IN MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA SAHARA TOUR
- Optional local guide in Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou