3 Day Merzouga Desert Tour from Marrakech

3 days
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Cross the High Atlas Mountains with its pass of Tizi-n-Tichka. Visit the legendary world heritage site of Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. Visit Todra gorges and Tinghir oasis. Ride a camel in the Erg Chebbi and watch the color changing sunset and sunrise. Spend the night at a Berber desert camp.


Day 1:  Marrakech  »  Ait Benhaddou   »  Skoura  »  Boumalne Dades 

We will begin our journey to the southeast through the High Atlas through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass. Head in the direction of the ancient Berber villages of the High Atlas. Then we will visit the village of Ait Benhaddou, the fortified ksar with its beautiful Kasbahs. Ait Benhaddou has served as a natural decoration for many movie producers since the 1960s. Once you arrive in Ait Benhaddou, you will have lunch at one of Kasbah's restaurants. Afterwards, we will continue our tour through the Dades Valley.

Day 2:  Boumalne Dades  »  Tinghir  »  Arfoud  »  Merzouga

After breakfast, we will head towards the Dades Gorge to the Merzouga Desert. Berber villages are scattered along the way. We will pass by Tinjdad, Erfoud, in which we will explore the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet. And then continue to Merzouga. After relaxing for a few minutes, we will approach the camels that will take us on an adventure in the sand dunes. We will spend the night in a camp equipped with drum music in the middle of the dunes, this is a great opportunity to take beautiful photos of sunset and sunrise. When we will arrive at the camp we'll go to the high dunes to see the sunset and  will spend the night in the nomadic Berber tents.

Day 3:  Merzouga  »  Marrakech

After watching the sunrise in the desert and after breakfast, we'll return on the camels to Merzouga and then begin our journey back to Ouarzazate. On the way back we will visit the Berber stores that contain fossils, carpets, lamps, leather. After visiting the city, we will head towards Marrakech.

Highlights: the Tizi-n-Tichka, the High Atlas Mountains, Camel Ride, Sandboarding, Ait Benhaddou. 

Departure: daily. Includes: camel ride, sandboarding, pick-up and drop-off (Marrakesh accommodation), transport, private accommodations (1 night at the hotel/riad, 1 night at the desert camp), food (breakfast, dinner for 2 days). Minimum 2 people. 

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With GetExperience since 2022
Meeting point
Marrakesh, Morocco
Important to know
Free cancellation
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€320.00 / person