Overview: Marrakech Desert Tour, 3 days
We are organizing a 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga. Therefore, you can book a private or group trip to the Sahara desert, which is the most well-known desert activity available from Marrakech. Thus, you will journey through the High Atlas Mountains, see Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and Todra Canyon, ride a camel in the desert, and spend the night in the Merzouga Desert.
Day 1: Marrakech to Dades Valley, visiting Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, Ouarzazate, and Rose Valley
Our 3 day tour from Marrakech to the Merzouga Desert begins with a pick-up from your riad or hotel in Marrakech on the first day. Today, we go to Dades Gorges through the Tizi-N-Tichka pass in the High Atlas Mountains, which has an elevation of 2260 meters. We will appreciate the picturesque mountain route as well as the lovely scenery with varying colors. On the road to Ouarzazate, we pass through a few Berber settlements.
Furthermore, we will go to the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, one of Morocco’s most famous Kasbahs and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. After that, we’ll travel to Ouarzazate to see the Atlas Studios and the “Taourirt Kasbah” before having lunch at one of the city’s restaurants. Following that, we go further southeast to the Dades Valley, passing via the Skoura Palmary and the beautiful Roses Valley. At the end of our journey from Marrakech, we will stay in a local riad/hotel and have supper.
Day 2: Dades Valley to Merzouga Desert, visiting Todra Canyon, and Erfod
The second day of our 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga begins with a visit to the Dades Gorges. First, you will see the Tisdrine (famous curves in the Valley). Later, we’ll drive to Tinghir and the Todra Gorges, where we’ll have a stroll through the famed gorges for mountain climbers. Then, we continue to Erfoud, going through a palm grove. In Erfoud, we could visit a fossil shop and foundry.
In addition, we’ll visit Rissani, the former capital of Tafilalet. Later on, drive to Merzouga to go for a camel ride into the desert and enjoy a wonderful sunset from the dunes. Finally, the staff at the camp will serve you dinner. They will also play drum music for you. After that, you may climb the dunes near the camp and gaze at the stars.
Day 3 : Merzouga to Marrakech via the Daraa Valley
The last day of your 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert will start after you enjoy an incredible sunrise from the top of the Sahara dunes. After you finish your breakfast, you will drive back to Marrakech. Today’s road will take you through the Daraa Valley, where palm trees grow. Further, you can stop to take pictures on your way back to Marrakech. In addition, your guide will stop for you to have lunch whenever you want. On your arrival in Marrakech, your 3-day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga ends.
Our Clients Reviews
Our 3-day holiday from Marrakech to the Merzouga Desert was great. As a result, the program proceeded just as planned, and nothing went wrong. Furthermore, our driver/guide, Hassan, was exceedingly professional, friendly, and punctual. We felt quite safe with him because he was easy to get along with and a great/safe driver.”Contributing makes me feel like I’m being useful to the planet.”
From Marrakech to Merzouga, we took a three-day journey. Ali, who was always concerned that we were as comfortable as possible, led a wonderful tour. In addition, we’d like to highlight the day in the desert, when all of the guys in the camp were quite helpful and we learned a lot about their culture. Finally, we strongly advise you to collaborate with them.
The Highlights Of Our Marrakech Desert Tour
The High Atlas, sometimes known as the Grand Atlas, is the highest portion of the Atlas Mountains in central Morocco, North Africa. The High Atlas begins in the west at the Atlantic Ocean and extends east to the Moroccan-Algerian border.
Ouarzazate (Hollywood of Morocco)
Ouarzazate is a city in southern Morocco that serves as a gateway to the Sahara Desert. Its massive Taourirt Kasbah, which houses a 19th-century palace, boasts vistas of the mountainous local scenery, which has appeared in various films. The fortified red-earth city of At Ben Haddou is to the northwest. The rugged Todra Gorge lies to the northeast. A road leads southeast through the luxuriant palm groves of the Draa Valley to the desert.
Todra Gorge is a series of limestone river gorges, or wadis, located near Tinerhir in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains. The Todgha and nearby Dades Rivers built up these steep, cliff-sided canyons in their final 40 kilometers (25 miles) through the highlands. The canyon walls vary in height, but in certain places, they can reach 400 meters (1,312 ft)
Merzouga ( Sahara Desert)
The Merzouga Desert is a mesmerizing and well-known region of the Sahara Desert in southeastern Morocco. It attracts visitors from all over the world looking for an extraordinary desert experience, thanks to its beautiful dunes and golden scenery. The towering dunes, which can reach up to 150 meters in height, create a captivating and mystical ambiance that grabs the imagination.
Merzouga is a fantastic place for desert adventures and camel treks, with stunning sunrises and sunsets over the shifting dunes. A night spent under a blanket of stars in a typical desert tent adds to the enchantment of this mythical location. Merzouga, in addition to its natural splendor, greets guests with warm Berber warmth.
Sandboarding and quad biking are also options. It is also a site that leaves visitors with lasting recollections of the Sahara’s magnificence and the desert’s charm. So, organize your desert journey to Merzouga today and immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring splendor of the Sahara. Explore Morocco on this three-day trip from Agadir.
Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, located in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains to the southeast, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. The Kasbah was constructed of mud bricks. It is historically notable as a trading center as well. Its appearances in films such as “Gladiator” and “Game of Thrones” have also helped it gain popularity. Many visitors come to explore the little streets. While admiring the scenery, learn about Berber culture.