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3 Day Tour From Marrakech to Merzouga Desert

DAY 1 : Marrakech – High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley

Pick up from your accommodation in Marrakech at 8 o´clock in the morning, and depart to the High Atlas, subrange of moroccan Atlas mountains, going through Tizi N´Tichka port with stops for panoramic views and taking pictures of the Berber small villages that camouflage in the landscape. Then we continue south to the ksar (fortified village) of Ait Ben Haddou where we will visit the famous Kasbah (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). Famous films have been shot in this spectacular stage, including Gladiator , Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penélope Cruz…etc Free time for lunch in town. Then we continue to Ouarzazate also known as “The gate of the desert” that in berber language means “noiseless or without confusion”. Here we´ll see the Taourirt kasbah, one of the most spectacular ksars in Morocco.The next site to visit is the Rose Valley going through the big Skoura palm grove; a beautiful place to contemplate more than 700.000 palms and numerous kasbahs that are built in the surrounding area. In this Valley damascenes roses are raised for cosmetic use such as the valued rosewater. The Rose Festival is held here annually in May, it is an important moussem for Moroccan culture. Finally we reach the Dades valley where we´ll spend the night.

DAY 2 : Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga – Camel Trek and overnight in the Camp

In the morning after your breakfast, we pass through the Dades valley to watch rock formation called “the monkey toes”. Leaving the Dades valley in direction of “Tinghir” to the Todra valley. We’ll enjoy beautiful views of the old Berber villages. Then we arrive at the Todra Gorge and we may walk under the 300 m high red cliff. In the first place, many rock-climbers come here to enjoy this adventure sport. Then we continue to Erfoud capital of fossils and also Rissani. Finally we’ll drive towards the village of Merzouga. Then you prepare for camel ride with experienced desert guide. We will spend the night in desert in a Berber nomad tents.

DAY 3 : Merzouga - Draa Valley - Marrakech

Today we will enjoy beautiful desert sunrise in Merzouga. Then we ride camels back to the village of Merzouga. Arriving back in Merzouga and after breakfast we’ll drive towards Ouarzazate passing Agdez and Draa valley. Finally we continue to Marrakech passing the Tizi n Tichka mountain pass and the tour finishes in Marrakech.

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What's Included :

  • 1 night accommodation in the category of hotel/Riad chosen
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off where you want
  • Hotel/riad overnight stays (Breakfast & Dinner)
  • Private English Speaking driver throughout your Journey
  • Vehicle air-conditioned luxury and comfort 4*4/minivan
  • Service quality
  • Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
  • Camel Per person
  • Sightseeing by English Speaking Local Guides

What's Excluded :

  • Insurance
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Air fare travel
  • Entrance to monuments

Day Excursions

Important Notes :

  • If you want there's also an itenirary with same information and ends in Fes.

  • The price for the tours will be dependent on numbers, the higher the number of people in your party the lower the cost per person.

  • All accommodation will be private, you will only share vehicles, if applicable.

  • We are not liable for personal injury or loss of your own property. You should take reasonable care with your belongings at all times.