merzouga

Tour from Marrakech to Sahara Desert in

3 days

Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Valley Of Roses – Dades Gorges:

  This 3 days Tour from Marrakech to Sahara Desert starts  in the morning, your driver/guide, will pick you up from anywhere you are in Marrakech and driver towards Dades Gorges through high atlas mountains” Tizi- N-Tichka ” (2260m) higher, a long the way, we will have stops to visit and take pictures for a wonderful landscapes with different colors and the Berber villages… in the mid day, we will arrive to the Old Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, you will have a free time to visit the Kasbah Aït Benhaddou which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several films have been shot there as Gladyator and the Mummy.

  After your visit and lunch, we will continue driving to Dades Valley, we 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 palmery, we will arrive to Dades Valley in the evening overnight in a hotel/Riad with dinner and breakfast.

Day 2: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Erfoud – sahara(Camel trekking and  Night in desert Camp):

  After breakfast and shower, we will start our journey to Merzouga Sahara Desert, before we leave, we will visit Dades Gorges and will be a great chance to take a lovely pictures and nice view to see… we will continue driving toward Tinghir” Todra Gorges ” there you will have a free time to walk around, then we go to the Tinjdad town where we will stop for lunch, after lunch we go to Merzouga Desert (where the camel trekking tours start from), we will pass through Erfoud the capital Moroccan city of fossil’s, we will arrive to Merzouga in the afternoon around 16:00 to be ready for the camel riding into the Erg Chebbi dunes, before we leave to desert, the camels will be packed with water, food, blankets and everything else which we will need for the trip, each person will have his/her camel, you will ride camels for 1h 30 inside the dunes of Sahara Erg chebbi.At your arrival to the camp ”nomad tents” you will leave your luggage in the tent and then you can walk in the dunes to watch the beautiful sunset and try a sand board in the sand dunes.

  After seeing the sunset, you will go down back to the camp, you will invite with a cup of tea which we called( Moroccan Berber Whisky ). 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 great opportunity to watch the magical  sky full of stars and take a lovely pictures. Dinner and overnight in nomad camp.

Day 3: Camel Riding back to Merzouga – Rissani – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate – Marrakech:

  Early morning your ” Camelman guide ” will wake you up to watch the sunrise from the top of  dunes.Then, return by camels to the Hotel, after breakfast and shower we start driving to the huge palm grove of Tafilalet through Rissani and with Draa valley arrival at Ouarzazate, here you will have free time for lunch before getting back to Marrakech, Arrival will be in the evening and drop you off at your accommodation. And end of our services.

What is included in the Tour:

  • Tour in 4×4, vehicle or minibus (with air-condition).
  • Driver -guide, fuel.
  • Hotel overnight stays (breakfast & dinner).
  • Camel ride and 1 night in desert camp.

What is not included  :

  • Lunches.
  •  Drinks.
  • Visits.