3 days Marrakech to Merzouga desert
Travel the Sahara Desert it’s one of the best Morocco tours.
DAY1: Marrakesh – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate- Skoura- El Kelaa M’gouna – Boumalen Dades.
We leave Marrakesh traveling through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass at the highest elevation of 2260m while enjoying the extraordinary views of the High Atlas Mountains and Berber villages. Then we visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site: Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou where we have lunch. In the entrance to Ouarzazate you can see the site of the Atlas studios which hosts one of the largest movie studios in the world producing such films as Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy and The Man Who Would Be King. We will pass by Kasbah of Taourirt, then continue down the road to El Kelaa M’gouna (the valley of roses) and the Dadès Valley. There having Dinner and spending the night in the hotel.
DAY2: Boumalen Dades – Todra gorges-Tinjdad- Arfoud -Merzouga.
After breakfast, heading toward Merzouga, passing by Todra gorges which is very worth a visit and a walk around, then continue through the Todra valley toward Tinjdad, where you can have lunch. After that we drive you via Erfoud which is known for its fossils and marbles. Later will continue to Merzouga where the caravans of the desert will be waiting for you to adventure into the Erg Chebbi dunes. It will take you to spend the night in a bivouac (camp in the heart of the desert), enjoying Berber food, listening to the drums under a starry night and sleeping in a traditional nomad tent (camel hair tent) in calmness and tranquility.
DAY3: Merzouga- Marrakesh
The camel man (trekker) will wake you up in dawn to see the spectacular sunrise in the desert, later you will return to the camp to have your breakfast. After the camel man will take you back to the Auberge to have a shower to refresh your body. We will drive toward Ouarzazate where you will stop for Lunch then continue to Marrakesh by crossing the high Atlas Mountain through the pass of Tizi n’Tichka. Arriving in Marrakesh.