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PRIVATE day trips from marrakech to sahara desert
Take a private day trips from marrakech to sahara desertand explore the real Morocco. Enjoy breath taking scenery ranging from snow topped Atlas Mountains to the color changing sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Visit mud-brick fortified Berber settlements and Casbahs. Explore lush green oases and lime stone canyons. The moment you sit in the back of your camel and watch the sunset on your way to your Merzouga desert camp, you will realize this Sahara desert journey is really worth it! day trips from marrakech to sahara desert
Here are the Marrakech to Merzouga 3 day desert tour highlights :
This is the itinerary of the day trips from marrakech to sahara desert :
Your 3 days Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour will start at around 07h30 in the morning from your riad or hotel.
We will start our 3-day Morocco desert tour with a drive to Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou. First, we will need to drive through Tizi Ntichka pass and the High Atlas Mountains. Numerous stops will be made along the way. Visit the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. This amazing village was also served as a set for various Hollywood blockbusters. day trips from marrakech to sahara desert
We continue to Ouarzazate for lunch ( At leisure ). In the afternoon, we drive to the oasis of Skoura, known for its Kasbah of Amridil, which is worth a visit.
From here we continue our journey via the Valley of the Roses and the village of Kalaa Mgouna. This area of Morocco is famous for its Damascus rose distillation factories. Behind your car window, you will witness some amazing fortified adobe Berber settlements called Ksours. At the end of the day, we reach our hotel located in Dades Valley. day trips from marrakech to sahara desert
Dinner and overnight
After breakfast, drive through the 1001 Kasbahs road to Tinghir. Upon arrival to this marvelous oasis, you can enjoy a walk along Todgha River Banks. Visit Berber Villages and Ksours. Only when you reach the amazing huge cliffs of Todgha canyons, you will realize your morning adventure was really worth it!
Treat yourself to a delicious Berber lunch at leisure in the Gorges before you continue to Merzouga.
Upon arrival at Erg Chebbi, meet your camel caravan where the road end. Ride your camel and drive over the colour changing sand dunes to watch one of the most dramatic sunsets ever. day trips from marrakech to sahara desert.
Arrive at your Sahara desert camp just before it gets dark. After you settle in your tent, Enjoy climbing one of the nearby sand dunes to marvel the tranquility of the desert. A well deserved Moroccan dinner will be served under the stars. Now, you will get ready to test your drumming skills with the nomads. Around the camp fire, your camp hosts will entertain you with their Tamtam drums. Take advantage of the near by dunes exposing a great display of shooting stars and crystal clear constellations.
Overnight at your Sahara desert camp. day trips from marrakech to sahara desert
Today, get ready for an early Erg Chebbi sunrise camel ride before you meet your guide.
Drive back to Marrakech through the Volcanic landscapes of the Anti Atlas Mountains to the village of Nkob. Once in Ouarzazate, feel free to ask your driver to stop at the film Studios if you wish. You can have lunch at leisure in the city center. Early in the afternoon, continue your drive crossing the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi Ntichka pass.
Your Private desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga will end at your hotel or riad mid afternoon.
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