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Marrakech Desert tours 3 Days

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Duration

3 days 2 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Overview

Embark on an extraordinary odyssey with our “Marrakech Desert Tour 3 Days,” a mesmerizing journey that unveils the captivating landscapes between Merzouga and Marrakech. This carefully curated expedition is designed to immerse you in the natural wonders and cultural treasures that lie between these two iconic destinations.

As you depart from Marrakech, leave behind the city’s vibrant bustle and venture into the Atlas Mountains, where picturesque landscapes and authentic Berber villages await. Traverse winding roads that unveil panoramic views, creating a prelude to the enchanting Sahara Desert.

Upon reaching Merzouga, the gateway to the dunes, you’ll discover a world of golden sands stretching as far as the eye can see. Engage in camel treks to witness the surreal beauty of sunrise and sunset over the dunes, creating a canvas of colors that will forever linger in your memories.

Throughout the journey, rest in traditional accommodations that offer both comfort and authenticity. Delight in the flavors of Moroccan cuisine under the starlit desert sky, as your experienced guides share the stories and traditions that define this ancient land.

The “Marrakech Desert Tour 3 Days” is an invitation to explore the diverse landscapes between Merzouga and Marrakech, unveiling the magic of Morocco in a way that transcends expectations.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Crossing the sneaky road of Tizi N'Tichka (High Atlas Mountains)
  • Wandering in Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
  • Visiting the Oscar Studio & Taourirt Kasbah
  • Free time to walk in Todra gorges
  • Ride camels and camp in the desert
  • Discover Berber culture and Lifestyle

Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Kasbah Ait Benhaddou – Boumaln Dades

Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Kasbah Ait Benhaddou – Boumaln Dades

On the first day of your mesmerizing journey from Marrakech to Boumalne Dades, you'll traverse diverse landscapes, beginning with the enchanting Atlas Mountains. As you wind through the Tizi n'Tichka Pass, perched at an elevation of 2,260 meters, be captivated by panoramic views that transition from lush valleys to the arid expanses leading towards the Sahara Desert.

Your adventure unfolds with a stop at Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its ancient mud-brick structures and narrow winding streets. This well-preserved fortified village has played a starring role in numerous films and TV shows, offering a cinematic glimpse into Morocco's rich history.

Continuing southward, explore the Ouarzazate cinema studio, where legendary productions have come to life against the backdrop of the Moroccan desert. Discover the magic of filmmaking as you wander through the sets and studios that have hosted iconic movies.

As the journey progresses, delve into the Valley of Roses, a fragrant haven with traditional rosewater distilleries. Marvel at the picturesque landscape and aromatic blossoms before reaching the Amridil Kasbah. This historical gem, nestled in the heart of the Skoura Oasis, offers a glimpse into Morocco's architectural heritage and the traditional way of life.

Finally, your day concludes in Boumalne Dades, where the captivating landscapes of the Dades Gorge unfold. Carved by the Dades River over millennia, this natural wonder invites you to immerse yourself in its beauty, marking the end of a day filled with cultural richness and scenic wonders.

Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga desert

Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga desert

On the second day of your extraordinary Marrakech Desert Tour 3 Days, the adventure continues from Boumalne Dades to the enchanting Merzouga Desert. As you bid farewell to the captivating landscapes of the Dades Gorge, the road takes you through the captivating Todgha Gorge. Towering cliffs rise on either side, providing a dramatic backdrop to the journey as you explore the winding canyons and soak in the natural grandeur.

Continuing southeast, pass through the vast palm groves of Tafilalet, a fertile oasis that stands in stark contrast to the surrounding arid landscapes. This region, known for its ancient ksars and thriving date palm plantations, offers a glimpse into the resilience of life in the desert.

As you approach Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara, the towering dunes of Erg Chebbi come into view. The golden sands stretch as far as the eye can see, inviting you to experience the magic of the desert. In the late afternoon, embark on a camel trek, an iconic experience that allows you to witness the breathtaking sunset over the dunes. Arrive at a traditional desert camp nestled among the dunes, where a night of enchantment awaits.

Under the starlit desert sky, savor a traditional Moroccan dinner, accompanied by the rhythmic beats of Berber music. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the desert night, a surreal experience that encapsulates the essence of your Marrakech Desert Tour 3 Days. Allow the magic of Merzouga to unfold as you retire to your comfortable desert tent, surrounded by the serenity of the Sahara.

Day 3: Merzouga – Tazarine – Draa Valley – Marrakech

Day 3: Merzouga – Tazarine – Draa Valley – Marrakech

On the final day of your captivating Marrakech Desert Tour 3 Days, the journey back to Marrakech from the mesmerizing Merzouga Desert unfolds, promising a day filled with unforgettable moments. Wake up to the soft hues of dawn over the Sahara as you bid farewell to the tranquil desert camp.

Embark on a scenic drive, tracing your route back through the picturesque landscapes of the Draa Valley. Marvel at the lush palm groves, ancient kasbahs, and traditional Berber villages that punctuate the desert terrain, providing a vivid contrast to the vast golden dunes.

Pause for a leisurely lunch in the charming town of Ouarzazate, known as the "Hollywood of Morocco" for its prominent role in the film industry. Reflect on the cinematic experiences encountered during your visit to the cinema studio on the previous day.

Continuing the journey, pass through the High Atlas Mountains once more, relishing the breathtaking scenery that accompanies the descent. Your 3-day desert odyssey culminates as you approach Marrakech, bringing with it a treasure trove of memories, cultural encounters, and the indelible spirit of the Sahara.

PS: please note that the last day involves a long drive, around 10 hours to get from Merzouga to Marrakech

Included/Excluded

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 2 dinners (in Boumaln and in the desert)
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Fuel, parking and all car's related fees
  • Personal English speaking driver
  • Camel trekking
  • Desert camping
  • Flight tickets & visa (if applicable)
  • Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to guide and driver (optional)
  • Lunches

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The price of the tour

The price of the tour varies based on the number of travelers.

The price for the standard package:

- 2 travelers: $600/person
- 3 travelers: $440/person
- 4 travelers: $380/person
- 5 travelers: $340/person
- 6 travelers: $325/person

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jean lambert

20/06/2021

amazing trip

i was very surprised by the level of professionalism of the agency. would definitely recommend
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