3 days/2 nights from Marrakech to Merzouga (sand desert)

 

PLANNING

Departure Time Hotel pick up 7 :20am

Duration 3 Days (Driver)

(English-French-Spanish) Speaking

Hotel pick up 7 :20am – Hotel drop off 7 :00pm

Day 1  Marrakech-Ait Ben Haddou-Ouarzazate- Tinghir  (6 hours drive)

This program begins at 7am from Marrakech.  Firstly we take the road towards Ouarzazate, stopping at Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah where we take in the magical places described on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Later we travel to Tinghir oasis city where we enjoy a typical Moroccan dinner before you spend the night in a small hotel set amidst the beautiful panorama of the valley.

Day 2  Tinghir-Todra Gorge-Merzouga (4.30 hours drive)

Our second day begins following delicious breakfast in the hotel.  We depart for the Saharan village of Merzouga, via the Todra Gorge. As the sun sets we ride our camels for 1.30 hours along the roads. We round off our day with a good dinner at the campsite, resting under the desert sky and enjoying the bright stars twinkling over the Mezouga dunes.

Day 3. Merzouga-Marrakech (8.30 hours drive)

We take a typical Berber breakfast early in the morning before mounting our camels into the dunes to watch the sunrise.  Later we head back to through the High Atlas Mountains by road to The Pearl of The South, Marrakech.

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TOUR

OUARZAZATE

High Atlas Mountains

Guided tour of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah

Draa Valley

Tizi’Tichka Pass

TINGHIR

Guided Tour of this oasis city

The Todra Gorge

MERZOUGA

Spectacular Dunes

Camel rides at sunset and sunrise

Berber dinner

Night in a Berber tent

 

IN THE PRICE

Included:

All transportation between destinations and activities with our clean and modern, air conditioned, fully insured minibus.

1 night half board at Hotel Bougafar, Tinghir or similar

1 night half board in Berber tent at Camp Etoile du Dunes or similar

1 Camel Rides

Not Included:

Lunches

Beverages

Gratuities

Guide at Ait Ben Haddou