Explore this 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
- Enjoy Atlas mountains while passing Tizi n Tichka
- Visit Ait Benhaddou and film studios in Ouarzazate
- Explore Dades and Todra gorges
- Experience Sahara desert in Merzouga
- Enjoy camel trek in desert
- Visit Erfoud and Rissani
PROGRAM 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
DAY 1 : MARRAKECH – AIT BENHADDOU – DADES VALLEY :
In the first place, our 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert, starts today in the morning. Hence we’ll pick you up at your hotel in Marrakech. Then we drive through the Tizi ‘n’ Tichka pass and we enjoy beauty of the landscapes around. Then, we pass through Berber villages and we will watch and learn about the producing of argan oil by Berber women in their cooperative. Finally we will visit Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, which is the largest Kasbah in Morocco, it is a UNESCO historical site.
After lunch at the Kasbah we continue to Dades gorges via Ouarzazate. The city is called the Hollywood of Africa and we will pass along the “Road of the 1000s Kasbahs”. Then we stop at “Kalaat Mgouna”. It is well-known for its annual festival during May. Our day finishes in Dades valley, where we spend the night in the hotel in the Dades Gorge with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 2 : DADES – TODRA GORGES – MERZOUGA CAMEL TREK:
Our 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert continue, and after breakfast in the riad 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 tour from Marrakech to desert 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. On this 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert, 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. Hence end of our 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert.