3 Days Tour Marrakech Merzouga, camel ride in the camp (Berber tent) under the stars that shine at night clear sky. Climb to the dunes to watch the moon rise before going to bed in a nomadic tent.
3 Days Tour Marrakech Merzouga
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges
from Marrakech to Ouarzazate following the mountains of the High Atlas, Tizi n’Tichka. We will have time to stop and enjoy breathtaking scenery and Berber villages, also for coffee or mint tea. Then we will visit the World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou as it was nominated by UNESCO in 1987. This Kasbah Berber has been used as an important destination for international filmmakers in more than 20 films, it was also one of the most important bastions of the fortress on the ancient road of Sal, where caravans brought slaves, gold, ivory, salt and silk from sub-Saharan countries to Marrakech. From there, we are passing through Ouarzazate and the Valley of the Roses, where the locals make different pink Persian products. From there we continue our journey to the gorges of Dades, one of the most beautiful and impressive Canyons of Morocco, where we will spend the night.
Day 2: Todgha Gorges – Merzouga (Erg Chebbi)
Todha gorges we head to the area where the sand dunes of Merzouga (Erg Chebbi) through arid landscapes along several palms oases. We passed through Erfoud or what we call the fossil capital, as it is known for its fossil plants where they make beautiful shapes and pieces of rocks from the surrounding mountains. Then we go to the dune sea of Erg Chebbi. We continue in the desert landscape until we reach the dunes that appear in the middle of nowhere. Upon arriving at our hostel (Inn) we will find your guide and camel ride in the camp (Berber tent) under the stars that shine at night clear sky. Climb to the dunes to watch the moon rise before going to bed in a nomadic tent.
Day 3: Merzouga – Tazarine – Agdez – Marrakech
After enjoying the incredible sunrise on the dunes, we will return on camels to the hostel where we will take bath and breakfast, then we will go to Marrakech through another way. In the first 350 km, we will pass by Alnif, N’kob, where we stop for lunch. Then we drove through many small Berber villages of the Sahara before passing through Tazarine or what we call the henna capital and crossing the Draa Valley, one of the great valleys of Morocco, for its huge amount of palm trees and also for its great history as it is the starting point of many dynasties that ruled Morocco for centuries, such as Almoravids and Saadian. We stopped for coffee in Agdez, a small Berber village in the middle of the Atlas Mountains. Then again we passed through Ouarzazate before heading to Marrakech, the end of this trip.