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3 Days Tour From Marrakech To Merzouga Desert
Itinerary overview :
Day 1: MARRAKECH – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – KASBAH AIT BEN HADOU – DADES VALLEY (07H00 DRIVE)
After breakfast early in the morning, we will depart on our 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga from the Red City Marrakech traveling through the amazing landscapes of Tizi n’Tichka and many Berber villages where people live a very simplistic lifestyle. We will stop at the UNESCO world heritage site Ait Ben Haddou, which is also a famous filming site where many famous Hollywood movies shot their scenes; movies such as The Mummy, Gladiator, and Lawrence of Arabia… After lunch, we will go to Ouarzazate and visit the Kasbah of Taourirt and Skoura Oasis. Then, we will head to Dades Valley through the road of a thousand Kasbah after visiting Kalaat Mgouna the town of roses. At Dades, we will spend the night at a nice hotel.
Day 2: DADES VALLEY – TINGHIR – MERZOUGA – SAHARA DESERT – ERG CHABBI (5H00 DRIVE)
After breakfast at Dades, we will leave it and head to Toughra Gorges, which has the biggest canyons in Morocco along with a beautiful river that has small fish swimming in it; there we will spend some time walking beside the river. After that, we will drive past Tinghir to Erfoud where we will enjoy a traditional lunch. Then we will stop at Merzouga. After taking some rest and leaving our unnecessary luggage at the hotel, we will ride the camels to the dunes of Erg Chebbi, where a camp is situated. At the camp, we will have dinner while listening to the trance-inducing drumbeats of the nomad musicians under the clear constellations of stars.
Day 3: MERZOUGA – DRAA VALLEY – OUARZAZATE – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MARRAKECH (9H00 DRIVE)
We will wake up early to see the fascinating colors of the sunrise over the dunes. Then, we will drive to Draa Valley. We will drive along Saghro Mountain past Tazzarine and Nkoub. After lunch, we will continue to Draa Valley to explore the oases, the villages, and the Kasbahs before returning to Marrakech through the road of the high Atlas Mountains to end our 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga.
- Pick up and drop off to your accommodation
- 3 days of exclusive services of a vehicle with AC
- 3 days services of an English speaking driver/guide
- 1-night en-suite accommodation in Dades valley
- 1-night nomad tent under stars
- Camel ride to a nomadic camp
- Sand-boarding in the dunes
- 2 dinners and breakfasts
- Entrance/Activity Fees