3 Days Tour Marrakech Merzouga, explore the desert of Merzouga Departure from Marrakech, enjoy a camel trekking adventure through the dunes of Erg Chebbi, enjoy a Moroccan dinner under the stars while listening local nomads play the drums.
DAY 1 – Marrakech – Aït Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley
3 Dyas Tour Marrakech Merzouga: Departure from Marrakech to Dades Valley via Tizi Ntichka, we will deviate on a secondary path towards the village of Telouet, famous for its fortified kasbah built by the Gloua family to help control the old roads of commercial caravans. After a visit to the Kasbah and a cup of mint tea shared with the locals, we will continue to the village of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is a formation of several kasbahs recently restored and used as a backdrop for various films shot here like Lawrence of Arbia, Gladiator and the jewel of the Nile.
After lunch at a local restaurant, we will continue to Ouarzazate, then to the oasis of Skoura, where we will stop at the museum of the Kasbah of Amridil, where we will learn the architecture of the Kasbahs of Morocco, the lifestyle of its inhabitants, and the irrigation systems adopted in Moroccan oases.
We continue to Klaa Mgouna, famous for its cultivation of roses from Damascus to the Dades Valley where we will spend our first night at one of the cozy local guest houses.
DAY 2 – Dades Valley – Todra Valley – Merzouga
After breakfast, we will continue to the Berber city of Tinghir on the road of 1001 Kasbahs.
Upon arrival in Tinghir, enjoy an hour’s walk in the riverside oasis to the Todgha canyons. After lunch at a local restaurant, we continue to the holy city of Rissani, birthplace of the current dynasty in Morocco.
If time permits, we can visit the mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif, grandfather of the Alawis of which Mohammed VI, king of Morocco, descends.
In the middle of the afternoon, we will continue our trip to Merzouga. Where we will notice a big change in the landscape. Upon arrival, we will meet our camel caravans for a camel trekking adventure through the dunes of the Erg Chebbi while admiring a spectacular sunset color changing. We will reach our desert camp just before it gets dark.
Enjoy a Moroccan dinner under the stars, while listening to local nomads play drums.
Overnight at your private tent in the desert camp.
DAY 3 | Merzouga – Marrakech
If you wish, your desert camp guests will wake up early for a sunrise watch.
After breakfast, we will go to Ouarzazate, where we will have lunch and continue to Marrakech.
Your 3 Dyas Tour Marrakech Merzouga will end in your riad or hotel late in the afternoon.
Included in this: 3 Days Tour Marrakech Merzouga
- Transport in 4×4 with fuel and driver guide
- Nights at the hotel with dinner and breakfast
- Night in the bivouac in the desert
- Camel trekking