PRIVATE 3-DAY SAHARA DESERT TOUR TO MERZOUGA FROM MARRAKECH

On this 3-day tour to Sahara desert of Merzouga. you will explore Ait Benhaddou, Valley of Roses, Dades Valley and Todgha Gorges. In the Merzouga Desert you will enjoy camel trek and sleeping in a desert camp.

Travel to the Sahara desert over the Atlas Mountains on 4×4 is a great experience to explore the Authentic Morocco life and get to meet with the local people in their homes.

Then enjoy traditional tagine and sweet mint tea before camping under the stars in a Berber tent .

3 DAY MARRAKECH DESERT TOUR TO MERZOUGA

DAY 1: MARRAKECH – AIT BENHADDOU – OUARZAZATE – DADES GORGES

Merzouga desert trip from Marrakech with “Atlas Mountain Hiking” offers you Marrakech desert tour & trip and we begin at 7:30 am from Marrakech and proceed towards the Dades Gorges. First, you will travel by road and make your first stop in the Ksar of Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your next stop will be in Ouarzazate, “The Door of the Desert” for lunch and exploration. At the end of the day, you will finally reach the Dades Gorges Valley, where you will enjoy a typical Moroccan dinner and spend your night in a small hotel or hostel, from which you will be able to admire an amazing view over the landscapes of the valley.

DAY 2: VALLEY OF THE ROSES – TODGHA GORGES – MERZOUGA – ERG CHEBBI

Your SECOND day will start with breakfast at the hotel, before you travel to Todgha Gorges, a massive fault that divides the enormous High Atlas Mountains range. The Gorges will take you to 300 meters above sea level and through a narrow valley, with palmeries and Berber villages. Your next stop will be the village of Arfoud, a famous area for fossils and you will have a chance to observe the process of cleaning and polishing the fossils and be able to see the finished products. After lunch you will head to the tiny village of Merzouga where, after a short break, you will ride camels into the incredible Erg Chebbi dunes – the highest dunes in Morocco. After the dunes, it is a 1.5-hour sunset camel ride to a traditional Berber meal and the opportunity to sleep under the stars (or in a tent if you prefer) at a Berber desert camp.

DAY 3: ERG CHEBBI – MERZOUGA – TINGHIR – VALLEY OF ROSES – OUARZAZATE –MARRAKECH

After having your breakfast you will continue to Ouarzazate passing through Rose valley and Skoura Oasis. In Skoura you will drive off-road in the Oasis where you will have the chance to stop at the beautiful kasbah of Ameridil. You will continue to Ouarzazate to see the most preserve Kasbah of Tourirt. You will have lunch near the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou –  the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the site that is located on a hill along the Oued el Malah River. This beautiful example of southern Moroccan architecture has been used as a backdrop for over 20 films including Lawrence of Arabia, Jewel of the Nile, The Mummy, and Gladiator. Your journey will  continue to Marrakech over the Tizi N’ Tichka Pass while enjoying superb views of the High Atlas Mountains and of the local villages.

Marrakech private tour in Morocco with “Atlas Mountain Hiking” finishes and we would like to thank you for travelling with us.

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The tour covers the High Atlas Mountains, Ait Benhadou, Agdez and the Draa River Valley. It is a flexible tour and it will make stops to enjoy the different landscapes of the areas.

  • Private & comfortable transfer
  • Experienced driver
  • Breakfasts,dinners as per itinerary
  • Camel ride in desert
  • A night in Sahara camp
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunches , soft drinks and tips
  • Medium

  • All Year round

  • 3 days / 2 night

  • Private tour from Marrakech

RESERVATION FOR YOUR MARRAKECH PRIVATE TOUR

TO RESERVE MARRAKECH 4X4 TRIP :

To calculate actual price for your Morocco tour we need to know 1. How many person travelling with you, 2. Date of your travel. Let us know your departure point (from where Merzouga Sahara tour  starts). Do not hesitate to contact “Atlas Mountain Hiking” for detailed travel itinerary. For reservation we require 15 % deposit pre-payment.

BEFORE YOU COME TO MOROCCO / ACCOMMODATION :

We recommend you to reserve hotel/riad accommodation before and after your Morocco tour  starts / finishes. We will be happy to manage comfortable accommodation in Marrakech if you require and we recommend to check your passport as you need it for travelling to Morocco. There is NO visa requirements for EU , USA and many other nationalities. Contact your embassy for actual info.

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