3 Days Desert tour in Marrakech Morocco
- Day 01: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – The valley of Roses – Dades Gorges
- Day 02: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga (Camel ride & Night in the Desert)
- Day 03: Merzouga – Rissani – Alnif – The Draa Valley – Marrakech
Day 01: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – The valley of Roses – Dades Gorges
We decide you up from your Riad/Hotel at 08:00 am and leave metropolis to start our tour within the Dades natural depression. we have a tendency to withstand Tizi-n-Tichka within the high chain of mountains wherever we have a tendency to pause to understand the mountain views.
We have a tendency to visit the Ait mount Haddou village that is recognized by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization as a world patrimony. it’s illustrious as a scene for several films, as well as ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, ‘Gladiator’ and ‘Alexander’.
We have a tendency to take lunch here before continuing on our means enjoying the natural great thing about the landscapes and historical monuments like Taourirt quarter in Ouarzazate and Roses natural depression, that is famed for the competition of Roses. we have a tendency to additionally withstand the tiny Berber villages of Skoura and ‘El Kelaa des MGouna’ and ‘Boumalne Dades’.
The latter is our final stop for the day. we have a tendency to shall keep long during a building which has dinner and breakfast.
Day 02: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga (Camel ride & Night in the Desert)
From Boumalne Dades we head to Merzouga in one of the largest wind-blown dunes in Morocco, Erg Chebbi. Through the Berber village Tinghir we visit Todra Gorge where the cliffs are as high as 600m and only 10m apart. We leave Todra passing through many Berber villages to pass through Tinjdad where we can stop for lunch or if you preferrable continue to Rissani where you could have the local specialty, Berber Pizza for lunch if we get there by Midday.
After lunch, we make our way to Merzouga to meet the camels joining us on our trek. The camels take us to a Berber camp in the middle of an oasis amidst the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. 20 km long and 5 km wide it is also reputed as the highest sand dunes in North Africa.
It is a unique and diverse environment. The camel trek takes about 1hr 30 min from the hotel to the camp where we continue the spirit of the nomadic Berber lifestyle. There we set up 3 Berber tents with additional restaurant and kitchen with the dunes naturally providing basic facilities.
The tents are well equipped and we provide mattresses, blankets, and cushions. After dinner, we gather around the fire and enjoy the desert night perhaps with traditional Berber drums.
Day 03: Merzouga – Rissani – Alnif – The Draa Valley – Marrakech
Your camel man will wake you up early in the morning to watch what well may be the best sunrise of your life. Afterward, you will trek back to the village of Merzouga Enroute you couldn’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses.
Arriving late morning back in Merzouga. After breakfast in your hotel, leave for the Draa valley, the longest river in Morocco full of small villages and hidden kasbahs.
Stops to admire the fabulous landscape and original geological forms. Again cross the High Atlas to arrive in Marrakech in the afternoon/evening. End of our services.