Duration 3 days
Offered in English
Pick-up/drop-off in Marrakech
Discover the edge of the Sahara Desert on a 3-day budget tour from Marrakech, and enjoy the remarkable landscapes of the Dades Valley and Kasbah of Ourzazate. Tour throughout the dunes of Erg Chebbi by camel, and sleep at a desert camp surrounded by high dune.
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Tinghir
After an early departure from the Marrakech hotel, your journey starts by crossing the High Atlas Mountains past one Berber hamlet after another to the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, well-known for its Kasbah and also strengthened small town, and previously made use of as an established for some famous Hollywood legendaries as well as a background for some style publications photo shoots. After some free time to check out the town with its Kasbah, appreciate lunch in a local restaurant, then continue your drive via Ouarzazate, known as eviction of the Sahara and onto Boumalne Dades, appreciating the breathtaking drive along the road to Tinghir, where you can delight in dinner and an overnight break.
Day 2: Tinghir – Todgha Gorges – Merzouga
Following morning meal, depart your hotel and drive to the remarkable Todgha Gorges, pausing for some free time to discover the canyons and appreciate lunch at a local café. Remain to Merzouga to meet your camel caravan. Then, enjoy the Erg Chebbi dunes on camelback and see the sunset switch the color of the sand. Reach your desert camp before nightfall and delight in an authentic Moroccan dinner under the stars. Regional nomads can give the amusement and show you how to play the Tam drums. Delight in supper and an overnight stop.
Day 3: Merzouga Ouarzazate – Marrakech
Complying with an early wake up to watch the sunrise prior to breakfast (optional), a driver will be waiting to pick you up for the transfer back to Marrakech. Stop half-way for lunch in Ouarzazate.
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