3-days Desert Tour from Marrakesh
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Day 1. Marrakech > Tizi n'Tichka > Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou > Boumalen Dades
Pick-up starts early in the morning. You will leave from Marrakech towards the Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou passing by the collar of Tizi n'Tichka and High Atlas mountains. Many stops will be made during the journey. You will visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage dating from the 11th century. It is a striking example of the architecture of the traditional Moroccan South, a picturesque site filled with emotion. After lunch, you’ll continue through the Roses valley to reach your accommodation at Dades. After a traditional dinner with Berber dishes, you will spend the night in a hotel and enjoy a magnificent view of the valley.
Day 2. Gorges of Dadès > Todgha Gorges > Merzouga
After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for the Todgha Gorges, which are naturally constituted of high limestone cliffs that have been hollowed out for millennia. This wonderful site is also a delight for climbing enthusiasts. After lunch the journey will continue to the fascinating dunes of Merzouga. It is a village that marks the beginning of the Sahara. At this stage, vehicles will be replaced by camels to enjoy a traditional camel ride for 1 hour. You will cross the dunes and admire the sunset and the colors in perpetual evolution. After a traditional dinner with Berber rhythms you will spend the night under the stars in a nomad tent in the middle of the desert.
Day 3. Merzouga > Ouarzazate > Marrakesh
Early in the morning, you may attend the sumptuous sunrise. A magnificent contrast, shadows, lights and colors... After the traditional breakfast, divert the camel back to Merzouga. Continue through the Draa valley and the Berber village of Agdez to reach Ouarzazate and visit the Kasbah of Taourirt. It was built in the 17th century by the Glaoui tribe. Admire the exterior architecture of the monument, a sand castle with bronzed walls rising to the sky, crenellated towers at different corners of the Kasbah. Crossing the Atlas chain you will take the road to Marrakesh safely and comfortably to arrive at your accommodation in the evening.
Highlights: Tizi n'Tichka, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, the Boumalen Dades, the Gorges of Dadès, the Todgha Gorges, Merzouga, Ouarzazate, camel ride, the Draa valley, the Kasbah of Taourirt.
Duration: 3 days and 2 nights. Departure: daily. Includes: pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or riad in Marrakech; transportation by a modern air-conditioned minibus; local driver (guide); accommodation in an authentic hotel in Dades, private room with AC (cooler & heater), dinner and breakfast; accommodation in a nomadic bivouac in the dunes of Merzouga, in tent, dinner and breakfast; camel ride in the dunes of Merzouga. Optional: local guide to visit Kasbah Ait-Ben-Haddou, lunches and drinks. Minimum 2 people.
Payment policy: A 25% non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking. A further 25% at least one month before arrival. The remaining 50% to be paid in cash upon arrival in Morocco.
Cancellation policy: If you need to cancel or reschedule the tour with us please inform us at least 6 weeks in advance of the date of your tour. However we cannot guarantee the same hotels will have vacancies at a later date and you may lose your deposit for reserved accommodations.
Please note: Bring comfortable shoes, warm clothes, sunscreen, hat or cap and sunglasses. Vegetarian food is available.
With GetExperience since 2022
Important to know
Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.
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