Desert tours from Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara desert overview:
desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga sand dunes allows you to experience a true sand boarding including overnight in Sahara desert camp with camel trekking when riders come in close contact with the local people residing in nearby desert areas and get a chance to interact with nomads. This 3 days desert tour from Marrakesh is a journey through Moroccan cultural and historical heritage.
desert tours from Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara desert highlights :
Drive through Tizi n Tichka Pass 2260 meters altitude in the High Atlas Mountains.
Visit UNESCO World Heritage site Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
Explore the UNESCO world heritage site of the Taourirt Kasbah and Film Studios in Ouarzazate.
Experience sand boarding in Sahara desert dunes.
Drive along the Valley of the Roses and the road of 1001 Kasbahs.
Enjoy beautiful scenery of Dades gorges and Todra gorges.
Camel trekking across the dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga Sahara desert.
Enjoy an authentic Moroccan dinner and sleep under the stars in Sahara desert camp.
Overnight Morocco desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara desert 3 day trip program:
Marrakech to Dades valley via Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate
Our 3 days desert tour from marrakech to Merzouga sahara desert including camel trekking starts at 7:00 am . Our destination will be the dades valley traveling across the tizi n tichka pass(2260 m Alt) with a breath taking landscapes and traditionel hight atlas berber villages. Then we continue to visit ait benhaddou the UNESCO world heritage since 1987. After lunch we will be heading to Ouarzazate or as we call it the Moroccan Hollywood or the city without noise, than drive to the valley of one thousand kasbahs, through kalaat Maggona or the roses valley and skoura to reach our destination which is the Dades gorges (night in hotel).
Dades Valley to Merzouga dunes & Camel trekking via Todra Gorges
After breakfast, we will leave the hotel in Dades gorges , heading to Merzouga Sahara desert where will spend the night. However, before we arrive there we will visit tinghir city and todra gorges to discover the fascinating views of the palm grove of todra valley and the Jewish quarter. We will continue to the highest part of the gorge for a coffee break and a short walk.
In the afternoon, we will reach the Sahara desert in Merzouga to be welcomed with a mint tea before starting a camel safari through the mysterious golden Erg-Chebbi to discover landscapes and to enjoy the sunset. A wonderful dinner and overnight in Sahara desert camp for a unique stay enjoying a memorable party with the Berbers drumming and singing around the camp fire and under the shining stars of the night in the sahara desert
Merzouga Sahara desert to Marrakech
You will wake up early to ride the camels back and stop along the way to watch the sunrise. After breakafast and shower, we will drive back to Marrakesh. The first part of the drive will take us through Tazarin; a small Berber village in the Draa valley and a remote area side by side with the anti atlas mountain before we join the main road after Agdez. We will then drive through the highest pass in Morocco: Tichka pass.