3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert

DAY 1: MARRAKECH – HIGH ATLAS – KASBAH AIT BEN HADDOU – DADES VALLEY:

Pick up at the hotel or riad. We will head towards the High Atlas, the mountain range that separates the climatic conditions of the Sahara and the Mediterranean climate, we will stop to take pictures and enjoy what nature has to offer.

We will continue to the fortified city called Ait Ben Haddou, a World Heritage Site byUnesco in 1987 and where various famous movies have been made as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, The Mummy…

We will end up in Dades Valley, weather and humidity give this place different vegetation.Tourists can see a variety of amazing scenery. We will continue on river road, enter in the narrow valley. We will make a stop to enjoy it. Here you will have dinner and spend the night.

DAY 2: VALLE DEL DADES Y DEL TODRA – TINJDAD – TOUROUG – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA:

After a good breakfast we will head into the next gorge called Todra Gorges. We will enjoy this lush landscape carved by the river, the road is about 10 meters wide and 160 meters high.

We will continue through the Tinjdad palm, reaching the town of Erfoud and stopping at a workshop of fossils. Later we will arrive to Merzouga, where we leave the luggage at ourauberge and head towards the dunes on camels, spending the night in the desert enjoying a wonderful evening. Dinner, music with drums and sleeping in nomad tent.

DAY 3: MERZOUGA ­ RISSANI ­ TAZARINE ­ VALLE DEL DRAA ­ OUARZAZATE ­MARRAKECH:

We will get up early to watch the great sunrise that offers the desert, return in camel to the hotel where you can have a shower and continue the trip to Rissani where we will stop to observe a large market that brings together many merchants, where they sell great amount of things like handicrafts, carpets, animals, food…

We will continue to the oasis of Tazarine and arrive to Ouarzazate, a village near the High Atlas mountains and the valley of the Draa River.In the afternoon we will be in Marrakech and here ends our tour.

Tour Includes:

  •  Pick up at the hotel or airport
  •  Transport in 4×4 / Minibus with air condition
  •  Fuel
  •  Driver / Guide
  •  Hotels/Riads a half pension
  •  Night in nomad tent and camel ride
  •  Sandboarding

Not includes:

  •  Meals of midday
  •  Beverages
  •  Tickets to monuments
  •  Flight