Marrakech desert trip 3 days
Enjoy a Marrakech desert trip 3 days to Merzouga and see the real Morocco. Take in breathtaking scenery ranging from the snow-capped Atlas Mountains to the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Learn about the history of Berber fortified settlements and Kasbahs. Discover lush green oases and limestone canyons. At the moment you observe the sunset on your camel as you travel towards your Merzouga desert camp, you’ll realize this Sahara desert journey is always worthwhile!
What’s included & Excluded In Private Marrakech desert trip 3 days
Picked up from your hotel/riad in Marrakech.
Traverse the Tizi N’tichka pass and the High Atlas Mountains.
Explore the Berber village and the Kasbah of Air Ben Hadou.
Enjoy a stroll to the majestic gorges at Todra oasis.
Enjoy the views of Erg Chebbi with its dramatic sunset while sitting on your camel.
Sleep under the stars at your Merzouga desert camp after enjoying a Berber dinner.
This is the Itinerary of the Marrakech desert trip 3 days :
DAY 1 : MARRAKECH – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – KASBAH AIT BEN HADOU – DADES VALLEY
Starting Marrakech desert trip 3 days around 07h30 in the morning, your Marrakech to Merzouga desert journey will depart from your riad or hotel. The journey to Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou will begin with a drive-through Tizi Ntichka pass and the High Atlas Mountain range, in which we will make a number of stops. This amazing village was the set for numerous Hollywood blockbusters and was also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We continue to Ouarzazate for lunch ( At leisure ). In the afternoon, we drive to the oasis of Skoura, famous for its Kasbah of Amridil, which is definitely worth a visit.
Through the Valley of Roses and the village of Kalaa Mgouna, we continue our journey. There is a Damascus rose distillery in this region of Morocco. Getting close to the city, you can see adobe Berber settlements named Ksours. We reach our hotel in Dades Valley at the end of the day. Evening meal and overnight stay
DAY 2: DADES VALLEY – TINGHIR – MERZOUGA – SAHARA DESERT
After breakfast, drive along the 1001 Kasbahs road to Tinghir. Upon arriving at Tinghir, you can walk along the banks of the Todgha River. Once you reach the unforgettable Todgha canyons, you will realize your early morning adventure was well worth it!
Enjoy a delicious Berber lunch in the Gorges before moving on to Merzouga. Once you reach Erg Chebbi, meet your camel caravan at the end of the road. Ride your camel over the sand dunes to watch one of the most dramatic sunsets of your life. Enjoy the stunning views of the Sahara desert from your Sahara desert camp before it gets dark. After setting up your tent, climb a nearby sand dune and explore the tranquility of the desert. Under the stars, you will enjoy a well-deserved Moroccan dinner. Once that is over, the nomads will test your drumming skills. At campfire time, your hosts will perform and entertain you on their Tamtam drums. Enjoy the clear nights above, with plenty of shooting stars and constellations visible.
Stay overnight at the Sahara desert camp.
DAY 3 : MERZOUGA – OUARZAZATE – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MARRAKECH
Before you meet your guide, get ready for an early morning sunrise camel ride at Erg Chebbi.
Drive through the Volcanic landscape of the Anti Atlas Mountains to the village of Nkob on your way back to Marrakech. As soon as you arrive in Ouarzazate, feel free to ask your driver to drop you off at one of the film studios. You can have lunch in the city center at your leisure. After lunch, we continue our journey to cross the Tizi Ntichka pass and the High Atlas Mountains.
Your Marrakech desert trip 3 days to Merzouga will end at your hotel or riad mid-afternoon.