3 Days 2 Nights Desert Trip from and back to Marrakech
This trip offers a lot of adventure starting from Marrakech passing by the Atlas Mountains, enjoying the valleys and gorges and ending in the golden Sand dunes of “Erg Chabbi” in Merzouga Schedule Day 1: Marrakech- Ait ben haddou Kasbah […]
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This trip offers a lot of adventure starting from Marrakech passing by the Atlas Mountains, enjoying the valleys and gorges and ending in the golden Sand dunes of “Erg Chabbi” in Merzouga
Day 1: Marrakech- Ait ben haddou Kasbah -Ourzazat- valley of roses- dades gorges Our desert trip starts from Marrakech at 7.00 AM we travel towards Ouarzazat, driving 200 km through the Atlas Mountains where you will see beautiful landscapes and many authentic Berber villages. Our first big stop will be in ‘Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah’ a 16th century fortified village and a UNESCO world heritage site. Many big movies have been shot there, (Lawrence of Arabia, the Mummy, Gladiator, and Prince of Persia…). We visit the fortress before travelling on to Ouarzazat, the capital city of cinema in Africa, where we stop for lunch. After lunch we drive towards the Roses valley and the Road of the Kasbahs, then to the Dades Gorges. We arrive around five o’clock PM to visit the gorges. Afterwards, we stop for the night in a delightful hotel near to the gorges
Day 2: Todra Valley- Dunes Erg chebbi- Merzouga After breakfast in the hotel we travel toward Todgha valley to visit the valley and its gorges.We lunch in Tinjdad then we drive to Erfoud, the capital of fossils, then to Merzouga where the dunes of Erg Chebbi is. We get there in the afternoon. We take a break for an hour in pleasant hotel and if you want you can take a swim in the swimming pool and get yourself ready for the camel trek.Just two hours before sunset we ride camels for one hour and half to watch the amazing sunset over sand dunes and we stop for the night at a nomad camp where we will have dinner, and then the nomads will play Berber music for us around the campfire. Then we can enjoy the majestic sky. Day 3: Desert- Marrakech; We awake early to watch wonderful sunrise and ride camels back to the hotel in Merzouga to have shower and breakfast there and get ready for the drive back to Marrakech.
We arrive to Marrakech in the evening around 19:00.
Departure at 7:00 AM
Approximately 19:00 AM
A comfort Min-buss
English speaking guide
First night in a Hotel in Dades Valley with dinner and breakfast.
Second night in tent in Standard Desert Camp with dinner and breakfast