3 days desert tour
During our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech, we will visit the most famous places in the High Atlas mountains, such as Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate Cinema Studio, a panoramic view of Taourirt Kasbah including a Camel trekking in the Desert dunes of Merzouga. This tour is most recommended for guests who do not have much time in Morocco.
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Day 1: Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Ait Benhaddou Kasbah – Dades Gorge:
According to the trip departure time, our driver will come to meet us and start our 3 days Marrakech desert tour by driving via the mountains of high Atlas with its fabulous villages. 30 km before Ouarzazate, we will visit this Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, the largest Kasbah in Morocco, also known as a UNESCO historical site which is now a house of many Glaoui family members. We will go for a visit to the Kasbah before we have lunch. Afterward, We will continue to Dades Gorge via Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa” and cross the road of the thousand Kasbahs with its fascinating sandcastles and Kalaat M’gouna, the roses city, known for its annual festival during the rose harvest in May, and then continue to our hotel in the heart of the Dades Gorges.
Day 2: Dades Gorge – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga – Camel trekking:
After our breakfast, we will drive back to the valley to see the amazing rock formation “the Monkey toes”, and the still-standing 19th century Kasbah of Ait Yul. We leave the Dades valley towards Tinghir and the Todra valley, enjoying the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. On arrival at the Gorge, we will walk under the 300m high red cliff, where many Rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. We continue our trip to Erfoud and Rissani where we have lunch. Afterward, we leave for the village of Merzouga where we will go on our camel trek to the top of sand dunes, there we will make a great souvenir of sunset photos. Afterward, we will come back by camels to our luxury desert camp for dinner and night under the moonlight and a thousand bright stars.
Day 3: Merzouga – Agdz – Draa Valley – Marrakech:
According to your choice, we get up just before dawn and go for a walk to the top of the lowest sand dunes to catch the sunrise. Afterward, we come back for breakfast at the camp restaurant. After breakfast, we will start our 3rd day by driving back to Marrakech. Today, we will take a different way to Marrakech. We will pass by a few Berber villages includes Tazarine, which is known as ‘Henna capital’, and join this palm trees valley, called Draa valley. Afterward, we will join the high Atlas mountains before we arrive at Marrakech. Upon arrival, we will drop you at your riad or hotel. End of service.
– Airport Arrival pick up
– English speaking driver
– 4×4 with Luxury interior and AC
– Guided visit to Ait Benhaddou
– Accommodation “Bed, Dinner, Breakfast”
– Camel trekking “1 Camel P/P”
– 1 Night in Luxury Desert Camp
– Visit Nomad family in Sahara desert
– Airport Departure pick up “Only if your departure is next day”Interested in booking this trip?Please contact us with your information to make a reservation. Thank you.
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