3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga and explore Sahara in camel ride Erg Chebbi
DAY 1: MARRAKECH – AIT BENHADDOU – OUARZAZATE – VALLEY OF ROSES – DADES GORGES:
Our program starts by picking you up from your accommodation hotel/Riad, our three days trip around south Morocco will start, after breakfast; so we hit the road crossing high Atlas mountains through the pass of Tizi n’Tichka at a height of 2,260m over the sea; offering you scenic views all along the road ; till we reach our first location nicknamed the “ Clan of the lord of Atlas”, a world heritage site dates to the 17th century, this Kasbah was occupied by the Pacha El Glaoui a member of one of the most powerful families in their time; this site is a complete panorama of the pre-Saharian architecture, decorated with motifs in clay brick.
After lunch, our next location will be the city of Ouarzazate, where you will visit its studios before visiting the majestic Kasbah of Taourirt standing in the middle of desert over centuries.
Afterwards, we are going to enjoy walking through a city known as the roses city the “Kalaat Mgouna”, with its valley of roses a place literally dotted with pink roses and red flowers; you might visit the women co-oporatives, that extract the water fromthe roses and makes from it Esthetic products. Lunch will be in a mountain-side restaurant in the area.
Finally arriving at the impressive Dades gorges; where you will spend the night and, enjoy a traditional dinner in a local Kasbah.
DAY 2: DADES GORGES – TODGHA GORGE – ERFOUD – DESERT IN MERZOUGA :
In the morning, you will discover the area of Dades , after breakfast, where you will explore the Monkey toes incredible mountains. Simultanously; you will visit one of the most impressive canyons around the world; beautifully sculpted limestone with the Dades river, where you will experience sharing the road with locals, hiking to the top of the canyon to admire the beauty of the area and, take some incredible photos.
Thereupon, we will visit a prefinallocation before the charming Merzouga and, it is the city of Erfoud well known by the dates festival, sice it contains the largest dates palm groves in Morocco and, known by her good quality products; in this beautiful ctiy you will enjoy a local dish for lunch, with a special cup of mint tea right after.
Ultimately, when arrived at Merouga , you will chekck in a hotel near the dunes so you can put all your unecessary gear in your room, so you can relish this adventure in the most confortable way; with our guide you will camel trek through the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi to admire the glorious sunset.
At the end, you will reach our traditional camp, where you will spend the night in a camel hair tent; after enjoying a berber music show, while savouring a local dish for dinner, under the milky way.
DAY 3: MERZOUGA – RISSANI – AGDEZ – MARRAKECH
The adorable sunset of Erg chebbi’s desert is something you can’t miss while visiting this area; that’s why , our guide will wake you early so you can witness this nature’s beauty. Afterwards you will ride camels back to the hotel, so you can shower and, enjoy your breakfast.
Drawing our way back to the high Atlas province, we will stop on the way by the small town of Rissani and, visit the local market; Simultanously you will explore with our guide the tiny town of Agdz; a classic caravanserai, with ancient kasbahs and a secret desert prison.
Eventually by crossing the major highest , mountain road in the north Africa, reaching an altitude of 2,260m , from where you will have a better view over the whole area in a panoramic plan. You will be transfered to your accommodation at the city of Marrakech; where we will thank youon behalf of all our staff , for taking this adventure with our company.
After a calm relaxing night, it is recommended to wake up early so you cannot miss as spectacular sunrise in the desert. Enjoy a traditional breakfast, then return by camels to the hotel, where you can get a shower and restore.
Afterwards, we will continue towards the gate of the desert, the city of Ouarzazate, via Tazarine and, the beautiful town of Nkob, where you will enjoy a traditional lunch among local people. Before continuing, on the way we will pass by the magnificent Draa Valley.
when arrived you will enjoy exploring Ouarzazate , the city that attracted with her unique landscapes many producers to give it a part in the film, with her biggest film studios in Morocco. And of course the famous kasbah of taourit.
Next you are going to head out to explore the famous Kasbah of Ait-Ben-Hadou, a world Heritage site, which was a part of many universal films such as “Gladiator” .
Afterwards, you are going to experience the beauty of atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka the highest road in Morocco with an altitude of 2260m, offering you charming views as far as the eye can admire, valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages.
Eventually, arriving to the red city “Marrakech”, where unfortunately our unforgettable experience will end.