Private 3-day Desert Tour from Marrakesh
Day 1: Marrakesh - Ait Ben Haddou- Dades Valley
Your tour begins with an early pick-up from your hotel in Marrakesh. Then, we will drive through the captivating views of the famous Tizi n Tichka pass to marvel at pre-Sahara regions that lie dry and motionless and the silent peaks of the great Atlas Mountains.
We will first stop in Ait Ben Haddou passing by the marvelous Kasbahs, to discover one of the most beautiful fortified Royal Palaces. Next, we will have our lunch in a traditional Berber restaurant, and continue towards Ouarzazate. Our team will walk you through its old souks and alleyways. Also, you will get to visit the impressive Atlas Film Studio, to see where some magnificent movies and series were made such as Game of Thrones, Babel, The Jewel of the Nile, Gladiator
After that, we head towards Dades valley, crossing the beautiful palmary of Skoura and the fascinating valley of Roses. We will have our delicious dinner and spend the night in a lovely hotel in Dades.
Day 2: Dades Valley -Erg Chebbi
On the next day, we will leave the beautiful valley after breakfast, towards Todra Gorges, “the magnificent canyons of Morocco”. Our team will walk you through its orange cliffs, and canyons, discovering the perfect combination of the Atlas Mountains and charming desert. Later on, we will pass by the Sahara market, Rissani, visiting its colorful market and old culture. We’ll also have a tour in the old village, having a real glimpse of the authentic Moroccan architecture.
The last stop would be Merzouga, where you’ll have a sensational camel trek in the golden sands of Erg Chebbi. You will spend the night in a cozy desert camp, where we will gather around the camp, enjoy a tasty Berber dinner and sleep in a tent.
Day 3: Merzouga - Fes
In the morning, we will wake up early to witness the fascinating beauty of the endless Sahara Desert and a magical sunrise. After breakfast and shower, we’ll continue towards Erfoud and the dramatic views of Ziz Gorges, where we’ll have lunch in the old Berber village of Midelt.
We will start crossing the roads of the middle Atlas Mountains, passing by Azrou, the fascinating Berber town, with the largest cedar forest in Africa. We will have a break in the green forest to get some fresh air and feed the funny little monkeys. We continue through Ifrane or “little Switzerland”, and charming Berber villages to finally arrive at Fes, Morocco’s oldest city.
Highlights: Sahara, Fes, Merzouga, Erg Chebbi, Tizi n Tichka pass, Atlas Mountains, Todra Gorges, camel trek.
Duration: 3 days and 2 nights. Departure: daily. Includes: pick-up and drop-off, local guide, transfer from and to Marrakesh, transportation with air-conditioner, camel trek, 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts, 1 night at the hotel, 1 night at the desert camp. Excludes: lunch, drinks, entrance tickets. Minimum 2 people.
Payment policy: 100 % deposit is required.
Cancellation policy: 100% cancellation fee will be charged if booking is cancelled less than 3 days prior to the event.