Beginning in Marrakech, Morocco, you will embark on a special 3 days tour from Marrakech to the stunning Merzouga Desert. You’ll see some incredible sights on this journey, such as the Atlas Mountains‘ snow-capped peaks and the Erg Chebbi Desert’s shifting-color sands. Also visible are the surrounding rocky Todgha highlands, the lovely green oasis of Tinghir, and the historic mud-brick fortification known as Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
One of the attractions of the 3 days Marrakech Desert Tour is the hour-long camel ride. You can enjoy the sunset in a stunning place thanks to this ride. Following that, you will spend the night in a magnificent camp in Morocco’s Sahara Desert. This camp is a special and intriguing place to spend the night because it is located in the well-known Erg Chebbi sand dunes.
The main goal of this 3 days tour from Marrakech is to take in the diverse landscapes, cultures, natural wonders, and historical sites of Morocco.
Your 3 days tour from Marrakech to the mesmerizing Merzouga desert kicks off around 07h30 in the morning right from your riad or hotel.
Our journey begins by heading to Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou. To get there, we’ll traverse the Tizi Ntichka pass and make our way through the High Atlas Mountains. As we drive, we’ll pause at various points along the route, giving you ample opportunities to soak in the scenery. Our first stop will be at the UNESCO world heritage site, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – a remarkable village that has also doubled as a filming location for numerous Hollywood blockbusters.
Following this, we’ll proceed to Ouarzazate for a leisurely lunch break. In the afternoon, our path leads us to the Skoura oasis, celebrated for its captivating Kasbah of Amridil, a sight that warrants exploration.
Continuing on, we’ll journey through the Valley of the Roses and the charming village of Kalaa Mgouna. This region is renowned for its factories that distill precious Damascus rose essence. Through the window of your vehicle, you’ll catch glimpses of captivating Berber settlements constructed from fortified adobe, known as Ksours. Our day’s travels conclude as we reach our hotel situated in the picturesque Dades Valley.
A satisfying dinner awaits, and you’ll spend the night in comfortable accommodations.
After breakfast, drive along the 1001 Kasbahs Road to Tinghir. Explore the Todgha Oasis and walk by the Todgha River. Visit Berber Villages and Ksours. When you reach the massive cliffs of Todgha canyons, you’ll see it was worth the morning trip!
Enjoy a tasty Berber lunch in the Gorges, then continue to Merzouga. Arrive at Erg Chebbi and meet your camel caravan. Ride the camel through the changing-colored dunes and catch a stunning sunset.
Reach your Sahara desert camp before dark. Settle into your tent, and climb a nearby dune for desert views. Dinner is a Moroccan treat under the stars. Try drumming with the nomads by the campfire. Gaze at shooting stars and constellations.
Stay overnight at your Sahara desert camp.
Get ready for an early morning camel ride to witness the sunrise over Erg Chebbi, followed by your meeting with the guide.
On the journey back to Marrakech, traverse the volcanic landscapes of the Anti-Atlas Mountains, making your way to the village of Nkob. Upon reaching Ouarzazate, you have the option to request a stop at the film Studios if you’re interested. For lunch, take your time in the city center.
In the early afternoon, your drive continues, taking you over the High Atlas Mountains and through the Tizi Ntichka pass.
The conclusion of your private 3 days tour from Marrakech will see you back at your hotel or riad by mid-afternoon.
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