Day 1 : Marrakech -> High Atlas Mountains –> Ait Ben Haddou -> Ouarzazate -> Dades Valley
3 days and 2 nights Merzouga desert tour from Marrakech will start at 8:00 in the morning and our tour guide will meet you at your Riad or any point that you recommend to us. We will head over to Ait Ben Haddou by crossing the Tizi N Tichka pass of the High Atlas Mountains(2260m). Tizi N Tichka pass is the most famous mountain in Morocco, You can enjoy the mountainous road and the spectacular Berber villages and you can see the amazing landscapes from the top of the mountains pass and here is the famous shooting point as well. After crossing the mountains pass, we will arrive to the UNESCO world heritage site – Ait benhaddou village, the fortified ksar with its beautiful Kasbahs. Ait Benhaddou has served as natural scenery for many movies are filmed in Ait Benhaddou. Our tour guide will bring you to the other side to discover the Ksar and walk to the top of the hill through the alleys of Ait-ben-Haddou, you can enjoy an incredible view at the top with the Atlas Mountains as a background. After Lunch at the local restaurant, we will continue to Dades Gorge by passing Ouarzazate, Skoura and the valley of roses (the best season of roses is in late May). After arrived to Boumalne Dades, we will head to Dades gorges. From here, we will enjoy beautiful rock formations, as known as Monkey Feet and fortified Kasbahs scenery along the Dades River, enjoying the beautiful sunset in this amazing place. After we have a stop at the canyons for a drink or to admire the majestic scenery, after that we continue to our hotel for dinner and stay overnight.
Day 2 : Dades Valley -> Todra gorge -> Erfoud -> Rissani -> Camel trekking and stay overnight in Luxury Desert Camp
After enjoying the Breakfast, we will drive around in the Dades Valley. The Dades Valley is in between the High Atlas Mountains and the Jbel Sarhro range at the south. The area provides one of the largest oases and several Kasbahs. In fact a nickname for the region is “Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs” due to the many located throughout the valley. After that, we will go ahead to Tineghir. A beautiful valley of 15 km of date palms ending with spectacular Gorges, often used for rock climbing. The road to the Gorge of Todgha passes green palm groves and Berber villages, where we go on a trek along the canyons of about 300m high. After leaving the Gorge of Todgha,you will have time for lunch in the local restaurant after that we will head to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga (Sahara Desert). When you arrive to Merzouga, you will see the camels are waiting to you, our camel man will lead you to have a camel trekking into the dunes and see the beautiful sunset in the golden sand dunes. Camel with bring you to the luxury desert camp, enjoy your welcome drink in that moment. You will be shown to your beautiful and cozy private tent with private bathroom. You can relax and take a shower before dinner time. After a delicious meal, all the visitor will sit together in front of the camp fire, dancing together and enjoy the music with musical players by the staff under the starry night in the middle of the desert.
Day 3 : Merzouga –> Alnif –> Tazarine –> Agdez -> Marrakech
Today we will wake up early to reach to the highest dunes to enjoy an unforgettable sunrise, this is a must do item in Sahara Desert! After the sunrise, we will back to camp and take the breakfast, go back to Merzouga either by trekking camel or by 4×4. Back on the asphalt roads, we will drive to Marrakech via Alnif, Tazarine, Agdez and Ouarazazate. In Ourazazate we will have free time for lunch and a photo stop in front of the famous Taourirt Kasbah. And then we will continue to Marrakech, drop off at your accommodation.
- Transport as per the indicated schedule
- Luxury car with air conditioning; for groups over 6 people, mini-bus with air conditioning.
- Driver/Guide Languages speaking.
- Fuel and transport costs
- 1 nights in Hotel/Riad in half board (breakfast and dinner); accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
- 1 night in the desert in tent camp (dinner and accommodation)
- Excursion in dromedary in the Desert
- Exclusive service (not accompanied by other visitors)
- Monumental entrance tickets
- Tips and personal expenses
- All that is not indicated in the item “price includes”