3 Days Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Tour
3 days from Marrakech to Merzouga is one of the common Morocco tours from Marrakech. The private tour experiences the cultural and traditional daily life of the Berbers. It also offers views of the palm tree grove and adobe houses for photographic pictures. Therefore, the tour travels through the snaky road of Tizi’NTichka to visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Also, it highlights a visit to the Atlas cinema studios in Ouarzazate and visit the Rose Valley and then stops in Dades Gorges. In addition, it covers Todra Gorges, Touroug and Erfoud. And then it reaches the Merzouga desert for a camel trip. Finally, the tour heads to Rissani and expects different places with a different road to Draa Valley in the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Finally, it travels back to Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains.
Itinerary of 3 Days Marrakech to Merzouga:
Day 1: From Marrakech ~ Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah ~ Ouarzazate ~ Dades Valley
3 days from Marrakech to Merzouga will travel along the Atlas Mountains today. Therefore, we visit the Argan oil cooperative and cross the Tizi n’Tichka mountain pass. Nature offers spectacular landscapes of Berber villages and panoramic views of the stretching mountains. Besides, we explore the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. It is also the largest Kasbah in Morocco that offers the best example of architectural mud buildings. Thereafter, Ouarzazate will be our next destination. It is the Hollywood of Africa and the capital cinema where many movies are filmed, such as Gladiator, and Game of Thrones. And then, we drive through the road of the Thousand Kasbahs to Rose Valley. Here, there will be free time to visit the valley and know more about rose products and then head to Dades Valley. Overnight in a local Riad.
Day 2: Dades Valley ~ Todra Gorges ~ Desert Camel Trekking
On the second day of 3 days, Marrakech to Merzouga sets off after your breakfast. Firstly, you will enjoy the landscapes of the mountains and the Rock Formation, known as the monkey fingers. Further, our tour will head to Todra Gorger. These Gorges are a series of canyons carved out by rushing rivers. It is also an ideal site for climbers with high rock walls. In addition to that, there will be a stop at the Berber village of Touroug for lunch and visit the Berber cloth cooperative. Later on, we will drive to the capital date of Erfoud and drive to Merzouga. Finally, you will ride camels and cross the dunes towards the camp. You will watch the wonderful sunset on the top of the dunes. And after dinner, you will enjoy music drums around the fire and under the starry sky.
Day 3: From Merzouga ~ Rissani ~ Agdez ~ Ourzazate ~ Marrakech
With all excitement, you will climb the dunes early morning to watch the magical sunrise. After that, our trip will resume its way to Rissani. It is an old city known for an old and traditional souk. Locals still keep the past transportation means of mules and donkeys. Moreover, we will drive along a different way to Draa Valley. Landscapes of palm tree groves stretch along the way to Agdez where will stop for lunch. Besides, we keep our tour through the Anti-Atlas Mountains to Ouarzazate. And then drive along Atlas Mountain to Marrakech. We can stop at any interesting site when we are back in Marrakech. Finally, 3 days Marrakech to Merzouga service ends after dropping you off at your accommodation or the airport Riad.
What Is Included:
- Pick up and drop off service
- Transportation with A/C and Fuel
- English/Spanish driver
- Breakfast and dinner
- Camel for each with a night at the camp
What Is Excluded:
- Personal expenses
- Entrance Fees
- Lunches and drinks
- Flight tickets