3 days
Duration
English, German
Languages

Get ready to experience the magic of the Sahara and share an authentic local, 3-night tour with a small group.

DEPARTURE/RETURN Marrakech
DEPARTURE TIME 8h
INCLUDED
Tour in WD vehicle Air-conditioned Transportation
Driver/Guide 1 night in a Hotel or Riad
1 night in desert camp Camel trekking
Dinner & Breakfast Visit nomad
NOT INCLUDED
Drinks Lunch
Tips Entrance fees
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Day 1: Marrakech - High Atlas - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley

Desert Tour will be departing from in the early morning with an interesting stop to enjoy the old ramparts of Taroudant city. Then, continue to Taliouine kknown as the produced town for Safran, it is the heart of the saffron growing area of Morocco ”Saffron Cooperative” and carries on to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. We will stop at the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, 30 kilometres from Ouarzazate. The Kasbah is one of the most intriguing red earth castles lining the ancient road of the Kasbahs and is a UNESCO world heritage site, then continue to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa” the town has one of the biggest studios in the world where a lot of movies you might have seen, such as “Gladiator”, “Jewel of the Nile” and “The Sahara” where shot. Check into your Riad/Hotel where you will be accommodated with dinner and breakfast.

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Day 2: Dades Valley - Todra Gorges - Merzouga

After breakfast in the hotel, drive back through the “Road of the thousand Kasbahs” – the fascinating “sandcastles”. We will continue on our journey to stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “The Roses city” known for roses and its annual festival during the roses harvest in May, and then continue to Dades valley and Tinghir where we will visit Todra valley. Watch the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Get to the Gorge and walk under the 300m high red cliff, where many Rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Continue our trip to Erfoud and Rissani where we have lunch; afterwards, we leave for the village of Merzouga, where your camel will be awaiting you. Before you mount your camel guided by an experienced camel man, explore within the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you will spend your night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent.

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Day 3: Merzouga Dunes - Draa Valley - Anti Atlas Mountains - Ouarzazate - Marrakech

In the morning we will ride the camels backing to Merzouga. You’ll have the breakfast and shower in your riad in Merzouga, then leave for Rissani (once Sijilmassa) – the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty, the current ruling family. With most of the women veiled, and men hooded, this is a very traditional Moroccan town. We’ll continue driving towards Ouarzazate via Todra gorge and Dades Gorge.

Merzouga Sunset
Spend The Night In Erg Chebbi
Sahara Merzouga Erg Chebbi
Kasbah in Ait Ben Haddou Marocco