Tour departure from Marrakech- 3 days

This is an ideal tour departure from Marrakech to Merzouga desert that will take you through the beauty of the southern region where you will see mountains, oasis, valleys, gorges, Berber villages and the immense sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.

3 days Tour departure from Marrakech program :

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Dades gorges

At 8 am we will meet you at your Riad or Marrakech airport. Then we start this desert tour which leads us to one of the best deserts in Africa. We will drive crossing the Tizi n’Tichka pass (at 2,260m above sea level), the highest mountain pass in Morocco. We will make a stop to enjoy stunning landscapes and to drink coffee or freshly squeezed orange juice enjoying magnificent panoramic views of the mountains and Berber villages around. After that, we will continue the way to reach Ait Ben Haddou village.

Upon arrival, a guided tour to explore the famous kasbah Ait Benhaddou which is a World Heritage Site. Also, this village is one of the most spectacular ksour (fortified villages) in Morocco on the path of old caravans that link the Sahara to Marrakech and height Atlas. This famous kasbah was a film set for more than 20 international movies). After the guided tour of the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, we will continue driving to arrive at Ouarzazate and then the Valley of the Roses. After that we will pass through the Palm Grove of Skoura with its authentic kasbah from the XVII century.

We continue the way following the valley of the thousand Kasbahs to reach the Dades gorges to spend this night of our tour departure from Marrakech.

Dinner and accommodation in a charming traditional hotel.

Day 2: Dades gorges– TODRA gorges– Merzouga

The morning after breakfast, we will take the road direction to the magical desert of Merzouga. We will pass through the Todra Gorges where you can take a walk to explore these magnificent and narrow gorges.

Then we will continue to arrive at the palm grove of Touroug where we will stop for lunch break. Afterthata,t we continue driving to arrive at Erfoud the world capital of fossils and fossilized marble. Wewill visito a local fossil workshop to allow you to have an idea about how plates of Fossils and fossilized marble are transformed into real objects of art. After the visit, we continue the way to reach the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi. An incredibly beautiful expanse of undulating dunes also known as the Dunes of Merzouga which you will explore by the mean of a camel ride.

We will spend this night of our trip departure from Marrakech in the sahara desert camp in a nomadic tent around campfire. Funny atmosphere in a this beautiful part of this great land.

Day 3: Merzouga – Draa valley– Anti Atlas – Ouarzazate – Marrakech

We will get up early the morning to see the magical sunrise from the Great Dune, then camel ride back to the hotel in Merzouga to take shower and breakfast. After that, we will take the road back to our departure point Marrakech. We will pass through Rissani the old capital of Sijilmassa and one of the oldest cities in Morocco and the origin Alaouit dynasty. We continue our way crossing the arid and enjoying desert landscapes until we reach the Draa Valley which is the longest river in Morocco and it crosses the entire country to Mauritania.

We will cross the Anti Atlas to reach Ouarzazate where we stop for lunch break. After lunch we continue the way crossing the High Atlas mountains Tizi n’Tichka pass to arrive to Marrakech in the afternoon.

The end of our services for this private tour departure from Marrakech.

IncludedNot included
* 4X4 vehicle with air conditioner.
* Fuel for whole the trip.
* Guide – conductor.
* Overnight in the hotel with dinner and breakfast included.
* Night in the desert camp with dinner (private berber nomadic tent).
* Drinks.
* Lunches.
* Entrance to monuments / visits.
* Tips.
* Flight ticket.

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