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3 Days Desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

Introduction :

Our driver will pick you at your accommodation in Marrakech to embark into a wonderful journey and discover the marvels of the south east of Morocco. These 3 days will take you through the High Atlas Mountains to see the famous Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou then drive through the city of Ouarzazate or Hollywood of Africa and then the beautiful Rose Valley. The second day you will have the chance to see the amazing Toudra canyons before you arrive to Merzouga, where you will camel trek across the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi to catch the most beautiful sunset before you arrive to the camp. After a wonderful night at the camp you will drive back to Marrakech .

Highlights :

  • Get the experience of discovering the south and the Sahara Desert
  • Meet and learn about the Berbers of the South east of Morocco and enjoy their hospitality
  • Watch the most amazing sunrise and sunset in your life in the Sahara desert
  • Enjoy a camel across the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi
  • Explore the Kasbahs of the south and discover the history
  • Drive on the ancient Trans Sahara Trade route
  • Visit your favorite movie sets in Ouarzazate, Hollywood of Africa
  • Enjoy the drive through the Atlas Mountains
  • Discover the beautiful Canyons and Valleys

Get Ready :

  • Bring comfortable shoes
  • The last day of the tour, will be the longest drive
  • If you have a problem with riding camels, please let us know ahead of your tour
  • If you are booking this tour during winter time, warm clothes are advised

Program details :

1 Day 1 : Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Dades Gorges

At 8 am we will meet you at your accommodations reception then depart to Dades via the high atlas mountains, crossing Tichka Pass, a road which goes in the middle of the High atlas and which stands in 2260m above sea level, we will stop to visit an argan oil women co-operative to see how people in the atlas prepare the Argan oil and have a cup of coffee, then continue our way to join Kasbah Telouat, a former house of the famous warlord EL Pasha Lglaoui, then we continue via the salt way to join the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987, we will visit the Kasbah then have lunch in a local restaurant. After that we continue to Dades crossing the city of Ouarzazate or Hollywood of Africa, a city famous for being the shooting site for famous movies “ Gladiator” “ The Mummy”. Continue our journey through the road of 1000 Kasbah and then the beautiful Rose Valley, where you will have the chance to see the distillation of the roses. As the day unfolds, we will finish our journey at the Hotel in Dades Valley.

2 Day 2 : Dades to merzouga via todra gorge, erfoud.

After breakfast depart to Merzouga via Todra Gorge, a very wonderful canyon with its high standing rocks 300m high, then we continue via the town of Tinjdad. Lunch in the road. Passing through the town of Erfoud very famous for its dates international festival and also for being a fossils town. Upon your arrival to Merzouga you will put your luggage in a Hotel, and take only the necessary ones, then you will camel trek across the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi, you will attend the sunset in your way to the bivouac. Overnight at a nomad tented camp.

3 Day 3 : Merzouga to marrakech via nkob, daraa valley, tichka pass.

In order to assist one of the most beautiful sunrises, you will have to wake up early. After breakfast depart to the red city of Marrakech via the historical town of Rissani, the cradle of the Alaousit dynasty, and have walk in its old and ancient souk. We continue our way toward to the town of Nkob the first village in the road at the bank of the Daraa Valley the longest valley in Morocco with its 7 million palm trees. After lunch we will hit the road via Ait Sawn pass to join the Tichka Pass and arrive to Marrakech in late afternoon. Drop off at your accommodation.

Included :

  • Transportation by private 4x4, Mini Van or Mini Bus with driver and fuel
  • Desert Camp with dinner and breakfast
  • Hotel in Dades with dinner and breakfast
  • Camels for the trekking
  • Entrance fees for historical monuments

Not included :

  • Lunch
  • Beverages
  • Tips

P.S :

  • P.S : The Tour can start in your accommodation, train station, bus station in and ends in your accommodation or any place you want. Also it can be extended or shortened according to your desire.
Mohammed OUHAGA


Marrakech by Guide offers different choices for Marrakech visitors, from Walking tours, Day Trips, Desert and Atlas Tours to the activities around the city of Marrakech such as Camel trekking in the palm grove or quad biking.
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