Sabaku Tours

MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA 99 €

MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA 99 €

3 DAYS DESERT TOUR

EXPERIENCE

An amazing and thrilling three-day expedition.

Price: from 99 €

Departure time: ~7:30; Arrival time: ~20:00

Duration: 3 Days

Hotel pick-up service: available

Drop-off point: at the entrance to the main plaza, Jemaa El Fna, or the nearest convenient place to your hotel if the vehicle is accessible.

Cancellation policy: up to 72 hours before the activity starts.

Highlight

  • View the breathtaking Atlas Mountains.
  • Visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Enjoy some time to yourself to tour Ouarzazate and the film studios.
  • Take a guided tour of the Tinghir oasis and Todra gorges.
  • Enjoy a camel ride at sunset and watch the sunrise.
  • Sleep under the bright skies in the Sahara desert camp in Erg Chebbi, with a bonfire and Berber music dancing.



Full Description

Spending the night in the Sahara Desert is an unforgettable experience for travelers to Morocco, and this three-day excursion allows you to go further and discover more along the route.

Visit the UNESCO-listed Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the Valley of the Roses, and Tinghir, as well as traditional Berber communities around the Todra Gorge, before embarking on a camel journey over Morocco’s highest dunes, the Erg Chebbi, and sleeping beneath the stars in a Berber tent at the camp.

Day 1

Marrakech– Tizi-N-Tichka – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges

Our staff will pick you up from your hotel in Marrakech around ~7:30 am and take you to the departure point in the main square, Jamaa El Fna.

Departure around 7:45 am, crossing the High Atlas mountains and Col Tichka at 2260m, visiting the Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and having lunch at Ouarzazate. You will traverse the Skoura oasis, Kalaat M’gouna, and the Valley of Roses to reach the Dadès Valley.

Stay the night in a hotel in Dadès on half board (dinner and breakfast the next day included).

Day 2

Dades Gorges – Tenghir – Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Erfoud – Merzouga

After breakfast at your hotel, leave the gorges of Dades for Erg Chebbi, at the gateway to the Sahara desert. See the Berber villages scattered along the way; have lunch at one of the roadside restaurants; and pass through Tinjdad, Jorf, and Erfoud to get a sense of the Saharan landscape. See the oasis of Tafilalet before your arrival in Merzouga. Break to relax in Merzouga for a few moments. As the sun sets, we climb on the back of a camel for 1 hour and 30 minutes and cross the sand dunes en route to a nomadic Berber camp. See the sand dunes and the desert landscape from a timeless perspective as you listen to the camp drums in the desert in the middle of the Sahara.

Take photos of the breathtaking sunset from the top of a high dune. Then, go to camp to enjoy the night in a nomad camp with a bonfire and berber music dance, resting under the starry sky, before you fall asleep. (dinner and breakfast the next day included)

Day 3

Merzouga – Ouarzazate – Marrakech

Wake up early for continental breakfast at the Berber camp, then watch the sun rise over the dunes. Riding your camel back to the Merzouga meeting place. 

Pick up the rest of your luggage and return to Marrakech via Ouarzazate, stopping for lunch at a roadside restaurant before arriving around 20:00.

Inclusions

  • Pick up from your Hotel or Riad in Marrakech
  • Transport in an Air-Conditioned Minibus (maximum of 17 seats) with its English-French-speaking driver or Guide
  • Visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, Dades Gorge Valley, and Todra Gorge
  • 1st night in a hotel in Dades Valley with dinner and breakfast
  • Camel trek in Erg Chebbi to watch the sunset and the sunrise
  • 2nd night in the desert camp at the Berber Tent with dinner and breakfast
  • Crossing the Tizi n’Tichka road back to Marrakech

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Beverages
  • Local guides and entrance fee to the Kasbah
    (Ait Ben Haddou guide usually ~3 €)
  • Personal purchases

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