Excursion from Marrakech

to Merzouga Desert

Merzouga DESERT TOUR from MarrakecH 3 Days / 2 Nighs

Route Details:

On this tour you will visit the most amazing part of the desert of Morocco and you will be able to contemplate some of the most impressive and different landscapes of the country. In a comfortable Toyota 4×4 or Minivan we will cross roads, dirt tracks, valleys, ports, gorges, dunes and villages with history.

Itinerary

Day 1

Marrakech - Ait ben haddou - Skoura - Rose valley - Dades gorges

Morning departure via one of the highest pass in Atlas mountains(2.260alt) Tizi-NTichka. You’ll stop at the famous kasbah of Ait Ben-haddou( Unesco site), where many movies filmed the main ones, Lawrence of Arabia, Tea in The Sahara, Game of Thrones and Gladiator. On your way to Dades gorges you’ll see couple of Berber farmers in Skoura. Heading to the gorges its here you’ll appreciate tranquility of Atlas mountains, have the chance to explore the scene of daily life of Berber-Nomads isolated by the quietness moutain. Check into the hotel

Day 2

Dades gorges - Bomalne - Todra gorges - Arfoud - Merzouga

Have your breakfast and walk little bit between the beautiful Canyons, before heading for Merzouga, through an other kind of gorges, Todra ones, where you’ll stop for a while to refersh yourself by bathing in the cold water of the river. Arrive to Merzouga Morocco’s only genuine Saharan Erg(250m high), one of the those huge, drifting expanses of sand dunes thattypify much of the Algerian Sahara. Your camels are load-up, It is here that you will ride off the ocean of the golden-sand. While traveling to your camp you’ll appreciate the pure beauty of the landscape. night in the middle of the dunes, under nomadic tent.

Day 3

Merzouga - Rissani - Nkoub - Draa valley - Ouarzazate - Marrakech

You will wake up early to see the sunrise over the dunes have your breakfast and drive to Ouarzazate via Rissani one of the oldest cities in Morocco, and the capital of desting Alaoui, this spot was centuries ago a very busy commercial trade centre sun-saharan African and to the North. You’ll pause in nomad market its considered the largest one inthe whole south of Morocco, heading to Tazarine and couple of other villages. You will see the magnificent plam garden of the Draa valley. Arrive to Ouarzazate for lunch, then road to Marrakech via Tizi-NTichka pass. check into the hotel and end of the trip…

Tour Included:

  • Pick up and drop off to your accommodation
  • 3 days 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 nomadic camp
  • Sand-boarding in the dunes
  • 2 dinners and breakfasts

Not included:

  • Drinks
  • Lunches
  • Entrance/Activity Fees 

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