Shared 3 days from Marrakech to Merzouga
Itinerary: Shared 3 days desert tour From Marrakech
Here is the itinerary for the shared 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga.
Day 1: Marrakech -Atlas Mountains – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Dades Valley
The budget shared 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga dunes will start early morning. You will meet an expert driver guide and start driving east of Marrakech pass through some small suburban towns to the High Atlas Mountains. A few stops will be made to take pictures, enjoy the sceneries, stretch your legs, drink a cup of tea.
Continue driving uphill on curvy roads to the famous Tizi Ntichka pass to reach Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, It's a Berber fortified village and a UNESCO listed landmark and is also known a set for major Hollywood movies, as: Kingdom of Heaven, Lawrence of Arabia, and Gladiator. You will vist the Kasabha and explore the ancient village . Here you will feel like you are a movie star.
After lunch at leisure at one of the local restaurant, continue to to Dades valley driving via Ouarzazate city, Skoura Oasis, Klaa Mgouna, the capital of the roses, and famous for its rose water and other cosmetics.
Continue travelling to Boumalne Dades, Follow Dades River on a tiny road passing by different fortified Kasbahs located on the side of the road to Dades Canyons. arrive at your hotel in the afternoon late, Dinner and overnight at hotel in Dades town.
Day 2: Dades Valley - Todra Gordes - Merzouga Deseret
Today after breakfast in Dades. you will continue your group tour towards Tinghir city and the impressive Todara Gorge. where you will go on a short hike along the canyons of about 300 m high. Stop for lunch in one of the Berber villages along the the way.
After the meal you will take the road to Merzouga Sahara desert. and, cross the the plam tree groves where best dates fuits grow up. Continue to Erfoud, a nice town where you can visit a marble workshop and fossils. Once you reach Merzouga desert. you will ride your camel to the desert camp. The camel trek crossing The golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.
Day 3: Merzouga Desert To Marrakech [ 562km / 10H]
Today in 3rd day of shared 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga start with an early morning. The guides in camp will wake you up to watch fabulous sunrise behind Erg Chebbi dunes. Breakfast and shower at the camp if you select luxury desert camp for your desert commendation. If you choose Standard normal camp you will have breakfast and shower in a guest house in Merzouga after camel riding across the sand sea.
Change camels by car. and start long travelling day back to Marrakech. Pass via Rissani, through its palm grove oasis. Also through villages as : Alnif, Tazarin Nakob. And cross Ant-Atlas Mountains. Stop for lunch in Ouarzazate. The cross High Atlas mountains to reach Marrakech. This the end of budget group 3 days tour Marrakech to Merzouga desert and back