3-Day Tour From Marrakesh To Merzouga Desert
Day 1: Marrakesh – Tizi-n-Tichka pass – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorge
Our wonderful journey starts from your accommodation in Marrakech, for a tour around some of Morocco’s special destinations and, the first one for today will be the kasbah of Ait Banhaddou,
On the way you are going to experience the beauty of atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka the highest road in Morocco with an altitude of 2260m, offering you charming views as far as the eye can see , valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages. We will stop by, so you can get the chance to take some great pictures and, to admire the beauty of this area dotted with tiny berberic villages.
Arriving to a world Heritage site the Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou, this place belongs to one of the most important families between the 16th and 17 th century in Morocco, “the Glaoui’s family” ; and a place that attracted many film makers, that he took a part in their movies such as ” Jesus of Nazareth “. A lunch is planned for you to enjoy it in this historical area.
After a quiet stay, we will resume our tour in Ouarzazate, to explore one of the historical Kasbahs in the area, the Kasbah of Taourirt ; Next we will visit the city of rose’s and, it’s valley, a carpet of roses as far as the eye can see.
Eventually, passing by tiny berberic villages in Skoura we will stop at Boumalene Dades, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner and, spend the night at a local Riad.
Day 2: Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Rissani – Merzouga desert
After breakfast at the beautiful town of Boumalene, we will head over to a special destination today, the magnificent Merzouga, passing by Tinghir, to visit Todra gorges the highest narrowest spectacular gorges in Morocco, a unique place, recognized around the world as one of the most spectacular Canyons in the world. After a quiet stay we will continue to the famous town of Rissani, where you will try the traditional berberic pizza for lunch.
after restoring, we will continue towards our unique destination ; when arrived at Merzouga you will be welcomed by camels that will take you through the magnificent world of the sandy dunes of erg Echebbi . In a memorable experience on the top of the camels you will admire the spectacular sunset in the Middle of the Sahara.
Eventually, the camels will take you to our traditional well equipped camp, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner, while listening to a berberine music show, in a friendly mood under the stars.
Overnight in a nomadic camel hair tent.
Day 3 : Merzouga desert – Agdez – Ouarzazate – Marrakesh
After a calm relaxing night, it is recommended to wake up early so you cannot miss as spectacular sunrise in the desert. Enjoy a traditional breakfast, then return by camels to the hotel, where you can get a shower and restore.
Afterwards, we will continue towards the gate of the desert, the city of Ouarzazate, via Tazarine and, the beautiful town of Nkob, where you will enjoy a traditional lunch among local people. Before continuing, on the way we will pass by the magnificent Draa Valley. When arrived we are going to explore Ouarzazate the city that attracted with her unique landscapes many producers to give it a part in the film, with her biggest film studios in Morocco. And of course the famous kasbah of taourit.
Next you are going to head out to explore the famous Kasbah of Ait-Ben-Hadou, a world Heritage site, which was a part of many universal films such as “Gladiator” .
Afterwards, you are going to experience the beauty of atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka the highest road in Morocco with an altitude of 2260m, offering you charming views as far as the eye can admire, valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages.
Eventually, arriving to the red city “Marrakech”, where unfortunately our unforgettable experience will end.
- Pick up from your
riad / hotelon the tour day ( or the closest accessible point to your riad )
- Transportation (air-conditioned vehicle)
- Professional English Speaking Driver
- Camel Excursion & Night in the Desert ( on the desert tours )
- Night at the camp ( on the desert tours )
What’s not included