3 Days Desert Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga
3 Days Desert Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga ( Erg Chebbi) Camel Trek & Night in Desert – Trip Marrakech to Marrakech via Desert 3 Days 2 Nights
Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Valley Of Roses – Dades Valley Gorges
This tour of 3 days and 2 nights from Marrakech to Merzouga, starts at 8am in the morning. You will be picked up at 8am from anywhere in Marrakesh to Dades Gorges through high atlas mountains ” Tizi- N-Tichka ”. In the midday, we will arrive to the Old Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, you will have a free time to visit the Kasbah Aït Benhaddou who has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several films have been shot there.
Day 2: Dades Gorges – Tenghir – Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Erfoud – Merzouga (Camel excursion/ trek and Night in desert Camp)
After breakfast and shower, the journey will be started to Merzouga Sahara Desert, along the way we will visit Dades Gorges and by the same occasion take lovely pictures of the nice view.
we will continue driving toward Tinghir ” Todra Gorges ” there you will have a break around and then we go to the Tinjdad town where we will stop for lunch, after this latter we will go to Merzouga Desert where the camel trekking tours start from, we will pass through Erfoud the capital Moroccan city of fossil’s, we will arrive to Merzouga in the afternoon around 4pm for the camel riding into the erg chebbi dunes, before we leave to desert, the camels will be packed with water, food, blankets and everything else which we will need for the trip, each person will have his camel, you will ride camels for 1h 30 inside the dunes of Sahara Erg chebbi. At the arrival to the camp ”nomad tents” you will leave your luggage in the tent and then you can enjoy a walk in the dunes during sunset.
After going back to the camp, a cup of tea will be waiting for you ( we called it also Moroccan Berber Whisky )! Followed by a delicious moroccan berber tagine ”, After dinner, the party will start. Listening to local berber nomads musicians playing traditional music with drums and dancing around the campfire.
Day 3: Camel Riding back to Merzouga – Rissani – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
Early morning your ” Camelman guide ” will wake you up to watch the sunrise then you will return by camels to the Hotel after breakfast and shower then start to the huge palm grove of Tafilalet through Rissani and with draa valley arrival at Ouarzazate, you will have a break for lunch before Our getting back to Marrakech in the evening.