Route from Marrakech desert of Merzouga (Recommended)
3 Days - From Marrakech to the Merzouga Desert
Day 1: Marrakech - High Atlas - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley
Pick up at 8:00 in the morning at the Hotel or Riad where they are staying in Marrakech. We will go to the High Atlas through the port of Tizi N'Tichka making some stops with panoramic views. Visit of the Argan oil cooperative, where we will discover the process of making this oil and explain the innumerable benefits it has for the human body. We will continue towards the south, where later we will deviate by a track of 6 km that will take us to the fortified town of Ait Ben Haddou where we can visit its Kasbah, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In this spectacular setting, films such as Gladiator or Jewel of the Nile have been filmed ... Lunch in the village. Then continue to Ouarzazate, considered "the great door of the desert" and place from where the great expeditions depart and where La Kasbah de Taourirt stands out. We continue towards the Valley of the Roses, passing through the large palm grove of Skoura and Boumalne. We will deviate in Boumalne de Dadès, to enjoy the "fingers of monkeys", a rocky landscape known as "the brain of the Atlas". Then we will arrive at our destination. Dinner and accommodation in the Dadès Valley.
Day 2: Dades Valley - Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga
After breakfast, we will visit the spectacular Garganatas del Dadès, enjoying the spectacular scenery that the road offers to them. We will return to head for a road dotted with Kasbah all different. After several stops, we will arrive at one of the South's strong points, the Todra Gorges. The channel of the Todra River has formed a gorge of vertical walls of enormous proportions, up to 200m of altitude, and of great beauty. It is a paradise for climbers and a unique place. Free lunch Then we will continue towards the desert through the palm grove of Tafilalet and passing through Erfoud and Rissani until we reach the impressive Dunes of Merzouga where we will have a tea of hospitality while we rest a little. We will leave the suitcases and what we will not use in the desert and we will leave in a caravan of dromedaries that will take us to the feet of the Great Dune of the Erg Chebbi desert. During the walk, an hour and a half approximately, we can observe the beautiful sunset, the contrast of colors and enjoy the calm of the dunes. We will arrive at the camp. We will savor an authentic Berber dinner and enjoy the music of the drums. We will sleep in a nomadic tents in the heart of the desert under the spectacular immense sky full of stars.
Day 3: Merzouga - Ouarzazate - High Atlas - Marrakech
We will wake up early in the morning to enjoy the spectacular sunrise in the dunes. Next, we will return to Merzouga with the camels observing the spectacular landscape. After having breakfast and taking a shower in the hostel, we will start our return to Marrakech passing through different villages such as Alnif, Tazarine, Nkotb until we reach Ouarzazate. We will return by the same way, crossing the High Atlas, arriving in Marrakech in the evening / night.
- Private excursion, there will be no more people in the group.
- Pick up at the hotel, riad, airport or wherever you want.
- Transport in Toyota Landcruiser 4 × 4 or Mini-bus.
- Chauffeur / Spanish speaking guide throughout the tour.
- 1 night accommodation in Riad / kasbah half board.
- 1 night accommodation in a nomad camp in half board.
- Fuel, tolls and all expenses associated with transportation.
- Camel ride to reach the desert camp.
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How to make the reservation?
- For this activity you have two options to send by E-mail or fill in the form below the page with the dates you want to make the trip, and we will send you an answering email with the confirmation. Write to us firstname.lastname@example.org