03 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga: Erg Chebbi Tour

03 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga: Erg Chebbi Tour

Duration:3 days
Departure:  Marrakech
Arrival:  Marrakech

Day1: Marrakech-Atlas Mountains-Ait Benhaddou-Ouarzazate-Skoura-Dades valley

You’ll start your 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga from the hotel. We leave Marrakech behind and head towards the Mountains of the high Atlas. We enjoy the spectacular landscape of Toufliht National Park. Pine, oak and Moroccan cactus trees are the most common tree species. We include few tops to capture some vivid and gorgeous pictures. Later on, we reach the curved snake road of the famous Tizi N’tichka pass which has the nicest panoramic views giving out to deep and enclosed valleys. Here we are on the peak! Afterwards we will go down the road leading to the village of Ait Ben Haddou, a little town at the edge of Oued Lmalh (Salty River). At the edge side, a beautiful tall building is perching at a hillside. Yes, this is the Kasbah! An entire village made of Adobe where people inhabit. We take a guided visit of the Kasbat. This is a world heritage site by the UNESCO. The place was taken as a movie set for Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia movies, beside more than twenty others. Lunch will be taken before or after the visit upon choice.
Later, we continue the drive along the Oasis of Skoura and the town of Kelaa Mgouna that is known for the products extracted from local roses.

Day2:Dades valley-Todgha gorges-Erfoud-Merzouga desert

After breakfast, Transfer to Merzouga via the majestic Todgha gorges. We stop in the gorges to take a walk beside the water stream and capture some lovely pictures.

We move along some Berber twons to reach Erfoud. This twon  is a city gate into the big Sahara desert where people prepare fossils. After an hour we reach the little town of Merzouga. Nearby, we start a camel trek into the sand dunes that we call Erg Chebbi to spend a peaceful night in the Sahara desert.
You spend a wonderful night under a blanket of stars and enjoy the silence of the desert. Overnight stay under a nomad tent.

Day3:: Merzouga desert-Rissani-Alnif-Agdez-Ouarzazate-Marrakech

After sunrise pictures and breakfast, we start our journey back to Marrakech. We transfer you via the town of Rissani, Alnif, Tazarine and Nekoub where we stop for lunch. We continue via the Anti-Atlas Mountains to Ouarzazate. At the afternoon, we drive to Marrakech and arrive at the early evening. We take you to your hotel. Far well!