3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga
Our 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert is designed by our team and can be customized under our customer’s needs. Therefore, feel free to contact us with any questions or customizations.
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3 Days Tour itinerary from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert‘s overview:
With our 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga itinerary, you will start your tour from your accommodation at 8:00 am. You will pass through the High Atlas mountains and visit an Argan oil feminine cooperative. In addition to this, you will visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou or the fortress of Glaoua. You will explore it, then move for the Atlas Studios in Ouarzazate and the Kasbah of Taourirt.
After all, you will move via Skoura and the roses valley to Boumalne dades to spend the night.
On the next day, you will drive to Merzouga desert via Melaab, Erfoud to do the camel ride and spend the night at the nomad camp.
The 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga itinerary‘s last day will start from Merzouga passing by tiny Berber villages and the High Atlas mountains to arrive back at Marrakech.
Day 1: Marrakech – Kasbah Ait Benhaddou – Dades valley:
Our first day of the 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert starts with picking you up from your accommodation in Marrakech. It is about tour around some of Morocco’s special destinations. The first one for today will be the kasbah of Ait Benhaddou.
On the way, you are going to experience the beauty of the Atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka, with an altitude of 2260m. Offering you charming views. Valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages. Furthermore, we will stop by, so you can get the chance to take some great pictures.
Arriving at the world heritage site the Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou. This place belongs to one of the most important families between the 16th and 17th centuries, “the Glaoui’s family“. Also, a place that attracted many filmmakers. They shot some movies there such as ” Jesus of Nazareth “. Lunch is planned for you to enjoy it in this historical area.
Then after a quiet stay, we will resume our tour in Ouarzazate to explore one of the historical Kasbahs in the area, the Kasbah of Taourirt. In addition to this, we will visit the city of roses and its valley.
Eventually, passing by tiny Berber villages of Skoura. We will stop at Boumalne Dades, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner and spend the night at a local Riad.
Day 2: Dades valley – Todgha gorges – Merzouga:
Our second day of the 3 days tour from Marrakech itinerary, we will head over to a special destination today, the magnificent Merzouga. Passing by Tinghir, to visit Todra gorges the highest narrowest spectacular gorges in Morocco. To sum, it’s a unique place. Recognized around the world as one of the most spectacular canyons in the world. After a quiet stay, we will continue to the famous town of Rissani where you will try the traditional Berber pizza for lunch.
Then after restoring, we will continue towards our unique destination. When arrived at Merzouga you will be welcomed by camels that will take you through the dunes of Erg Chebbi. At final, in a memorable experience on the top of the camels, you will admire the spectacular sunset in the middle of the Sahara.
Eventually, the camels will take you to our traditional well-equipped camp. Even more, you will enjoy a traditional dinner while listening to a berberine music show in a friendly mood under the stars.
Day 2: Merzouga – Tazarine – Draa valley – Marrakech:
The third day of the 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga itinerary begins After a calm relaxing night, it is recommended to wake up early so you cannot miss as spectacular sunrise in the desert. Above all, you will enjoy a traditional breakfast. Then return by camels to the hotel, where you can get a shower and restore.
Afterward, we will continue towards the gate of the desert, the city of Ouarzazate. Via Tazarine and the beautiful town of Nkob, where you will enjoy a traditional lunch among local people. Further, before continuing, on the way, we will pass by the magnificent Draa Valley.
When we arrive there, we are going to explore Ouarzazate the city that attracted by its unique landscapes many producers to give it a part in the film. Specifically, we will visit there the biggest film studios in Morocco.
Next, you are going to head out to explore the famous Kasbah of Ait-Ben-Hadou. Not to mention, this is a world heritage site that was a part of many universal films such as “Gladiator”.
Afterward, you are going to experience the beauty of Atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka the highest road in Morocco with an altitude of 2260m. Offering your charming views, valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages.
Eventually, arriving in the red city “Marrakech”. In other words, unfortunately, our unforgettable experience will end.