3 Days Desert Trip From Marrakech To Merzouga
Description of the 3 Days Desert Trip From Marrakech To Merzouga
This 3 Days Desert Trip From Marrakech To Merzouga is one of the most popular desert tours from Marrakech. It is the best choice you have if you are short on time and want to visit Merzouga Erg Chebbi desert. Enjoy the Moroccan Desert tour on a 3 day camel safari tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Erg Chebbi. Ride a camel to watch the sunset and spend the night at a Berber desert camp on the edge of Erg Chebbi sand dunes and meet locals.
On the first day you will travel over the high Atlas mountains through Tizi Ntichka pass, visit Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, and drive along the Kasbah trail via Ouarzazate, Skoura and the rose valley. On the second you will admire the green lush valley of Dades, walk in the Todra gorge and ride camel to the stay overnight in a desert camp, On the last day of the 3 Days Desert Trip From Marrakech To Merzouga you will take the road back to Marrakech.
Our Marrakech desert tours can be customized based on your budget and interests, so just tell us what you want to see and visit, what you want to experience, which category of accommodation do you prefer and this is our tour experts are ready to take you on a lifetime vacation.
The Highlights of 3 Days Desert Trip From Marrakech To Merzouga• Cross the high Atlas mountains through Tizi Ntichka pass enjoying stunning views.
• Visit the world heritage site of Kasbah Ait Benhaddou.
• Drive along the one thousand Kasbah trail.
• Enjoy the scenic scenery of the lush valley of Dades.
• Walk on the Todra gorges.
• Ride camels over the stunning sand dunes and enjoy one of the best sunsets in the world.
• Enjoy a drum party in the desert camp and sleep in a private tent.
• Cross the millions of palm trees in Draa valley and Anti Atlas.
Detailed Itinerary of 3 Days Desert Trip From Marrakech To Merzouga
Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Dades valley( 7 hours )
Your 3 Days Desert Trip Marrakech To Fes will start by greetings at your accommodation in Marrakech where you will be picked up then depart Marrakech and travel over the Tizi n'Tichka Pass while enjoying superb views of the High Atlas Mountains and of the Berber villages. Your trip will take you to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Aït Benhaddou. This beautiful village has been used as a backdrop for over 20 films including Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, Jewel of the Nile, and Gladiator. After lunch, continue to Dades valley via Ouarzazate and the rose valley. Overnight in a riad in Dades.
Driving distance: 313 Kilometers
Day 2: Dades valley - Todra Gorges - Merzouga Desert( 6 hours )
After breakfast you will depart to Merzouga Erg Chebbi desert through Todra Gorges. Rises up 300 meters, you may see the Berber nomad families tending their sheep and goats. After lunch, travel further into the desert to the beautiful Erg Chebbi sand dunes where you will camel trek to the desert camp to spend the evening, enjoy a Moroccan dinner, listen to Berber music, you can join by drumming and dancing. Overnight in a private tent.
Driving distance: 247 Kilometers
Day 3: Sahara Desert, Ouarzazate, Marrakech ( 9 - 10 hours )
Wake-up early to catch the sunrise in the desert, back to the hotel for shower and breakfast. Then continue to Ouarzazate via draa valley , lunch along the way and back to Marrakech over the high Atlas Mountains.
Driving distance: 560 Kilometers
Included services:• Private transport in a 4x4 vehicle or minivan
• Professional English speaking driver guide
• Night in a riad in Dades valley with dinner and breakfast.
• Night in a luxury tent in the desert with dinner and breakfast,
• Camel ride in Desert.
• Hotel pick up and drop off.
Not Included:• Lunches.
• Entrance fees.
• Travel insurance
Map of 3 Days Desert Trip From Marrakech To Merzouga
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is the distance from Marrakech to Merzouga desert:• It is 560 Kilometers (348 miles), it’s a long drive from Marrakech to Merzouga desert that’s why we always make an overnight in Dades valley or anywhere of your choice half way to cut the long drive.
Where can we have lunch:• Our driver guide will take you to clean restaurants with western toilets, if you would like to have lunches where locals eat please let your driver know, if you have any diet restriction (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free …) please let us know in advance.
What do you recommend?• If you have more time in your schedule we recommend to book the 4 Days Desert Tour Marrakech to Merzouga or 5 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech for a more enjoyable Sahara desert trip.
• Bring omfortable shoes for walking and long pants for the camel ride, hat or scarf, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
• Bottled water is recommended.
• Pack warmly as it gets cold at night in the desert between September and May.
How to pay the tour:• To confirm the 3 Days Desert Trip From Marrakech To Merzouga, we require a small deposit to be paid via PayPal or Western Union, the balance is payable in cash on the first day of the trip to be paid to your driver in Euros, US Dollars or Moroccan Dirhams. To convert currencies use: www.xe.com.
3 Days Desert Trip From Marrakech To Merzouga PriceEmail us for a quote of your desired itinerary based on number of travelers, dates of your trip and the tour package or places you would like to visit.
Please note, Prices vary due to preferences in transportation, accommodation category, size of group and seasonal pricing.