4 Days desert trip to Merzouga From Marrakech
Day 1: Marrakesh – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Skoura – Tinghir :
By picking you up from your accommodation at Marrakech our 4 days trip will have began, crossing the highest mountain pass in north Africa the Tizi n’Tichka road, through the Dades valley, offering you a panoramic scenery over the high Atlas mountains; till we reach the famous Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou; a world heritage site and, Morocco’s pride of architecture in the south, that attracted people and, producers from all over the world to give it a part in their films(more than 20 universal movies) such as “Son of God”, “Prince of Persia”, “Jesus of Nazareth” etc.
Thereupon, we will continue to the city of Ouarzazate, also known as the “Hollywood ”, because it is a home for one of the biggest film studios around the world “Atlas studios”, where you will have a guided tour, to explore the sets and, know more about the film’s that had been shot there. After a quiet stay in the area, we will continue our journey to the Dades valley to reach our wonderful destination where you will be spending the night at a local Kasbah, with dinner included.
Day 2: Tingh – Gorges todra- Tinejdad – Erfoud – Merzouga :
In the morning, you will enjoy breakfast in front of the beautiful area of Dades and, have a short round after to discover the famous Monkey toes mountains; before heading over to one of the most spectacular canyons around the world, beautifully sits between hills the “Todgha gorges”, where you will have the opportunity to hike and sheer the road with locals and their packing animals, in a friendly mood, enjoying the view from above.
Right after that, we are going to continue our trip to the palms city “Erfoud”, where you will enjoy a traditional lunch in the old market.
At late afternoon, we will arrive at the town of Merzouga, where you will check in a hotel near the dunes to restore and prepare your bivouac gear; thereupon, our guide will take you in a memorable experience through the loose sandy dunes of Erg Echebbi on top of camels, taking you to our traditional camp under the beautiful sunset.
When reached the camp, you will be welcomed by local music show that you will enjoy while sipping a warm cup of mint tea, before a traditional dinner will be served to you around the camp fire. Overnight at a nomadic Berber tent under the milky way.
Day 3: Merzouga – Rissani – Alnif – Tazarine – N’kob – Ouarzazate:
If you are in Merzouga and you haven’t witness the marvellous sunrise between Erg Chebbi’s dunes, your trip is considered pointless; that’s why our guide will wake you up early so you don’t miss it; while the sun shines in our faces we will ride our camels back to the hotel where you can shower and, enjoy breakfast. Right after, we will hop in our 4×4 truck and, drive to the wonderful city of Ouarzazate, through the charming towns of Tazarine and, Alfin with their tiny Berber villages, crossing a scenery of green palm groves lined by the Daraa river where you will have a stop to admire the place and, take some great pictures.
Finally arriving at Ouarzazate, where you will enjoy dinner and, overnight at a hotel.
Day 4: Ouarzazate – Ounila Valley – Kasbahs Telouet – Marrakech:
Our last day which is the fourth day in the morning, you will enjoy breakfast at the hotel, we will resume our trip; driving through the unique rocky nature of the Ounila valley, to arrive at the Kasbah of Telouet, a really cool hidden gem , stands alone surrounded by palm, with its unique Zelij; built in the 18th century and, was the seat of the Glaoui’s family power back then. Lunch will be served in a restaurant at the area.
Late in the afternoon, we will continue to the city red city of Marrakech, experiencing the panoramic view of the high atlas mountains from the mountain pass Tizi n’Tichka; to arrive finally at Marrakech where our services ends.
- Private Tours.
- English/Spanish/French speaking guide and Driver.
- Pick up from hotel/ Accommodation.
- comfortable vehicle transport with air conditioning.
- Specific sights in the tour itinerary.
- Camel excursion and night in the desert tents.
Not included :
- Entrance tickets