3 Days tour From Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Dadès Gorges
Our journey starts from Marrakech to Dadès Gorges. We travel across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass (2260m), with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and take a guided tour of the Kasbah of El Glaoui, former War Lord and Pasha of Marrakech. We continue and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of c, a spectacular fortified village (ksour). We have our lunch at Ait Benhaddou or Ouarzazate and continue to Dadès Gorges where we well spend the night in a riad/hotel.
Day 2: From Dadès Gorges to Merzouga
After breakfast, we go from Dadès Gorges to the Sahara desert of Merzouga. Berber villages are scattered along the way. We’ll pass through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan Oasis of Tafilalt and then continue to Merzouga. After relaxing for a time, we go for the camels that are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes. We will spend the night in an equipped camp with drums music in the middle of the Sahara, which is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise. When we arrive to the camp, we climb the high dunes to see the sunset and spend the night in nomad tents
Day 3: Merzouga – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After watching the sunrise we go back to Merzouga. We will have an opportunity to take a shower and have a lovely breakfast. Then we start our journey back to Ouarzazate. On our way, we visit the Berber shops where you may purchase souvenirs like fossils, carpets, lamps, leather… We arrive Ouarzazate in the afternoon and from there head back to Marrakech.
If the itineraries that we offer does not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare the trip to your measurements and needs.
- Comfortable transportation (4×4 toyota land cruiser – micro bus)
- Driver-guide who speaks your language
- Hotels – riad with half board
- Camel ride (camel each)
- Overnight in desert camp
- Plane tickets
- Tickets of the Historical Monuments