Merzouga desert tour, starts from Marrakech, this desert tour will allow you to discover the Sahara and its secrets, the Morocco desert is known worldwide for the tallest dunes and specially the night sky that shows the stars so close that you can not believe yourself.
1st day : From Marrakech to Dades valley through the atlas mountains and Kasbahs
On this day you’ll see multiple landscapes changing from mountainous to desertique then mountainous, you’ll cross tizi n tichka peak -2260m Altitude- Snowy in winter and fully green in other season, before reaching the Kasbah ait ben haddou where you’ll meet the guide who will show you the berber village and the berbers lifestyle.
You’ll have the lunch in a local restaurant then hit the road transversing the roses valley to arrive to your first night authentic berber hotel where you’ll spend the night.
2nd day : From Boumalen dades to Merzouga through Todra Canyon
Directly after having the breakfast you’ll ride to Merzouga, the big day arrives.
First stop will be in a beautiful canyon inside huge rocky mountains, there is a river, a magical place to visit with our guide and discover the difference between nomads, arabs and berbers, later you’ll have a lunch in a local restaurant with a beautiful view on mountains and river.
Directly after the lunch you’ll go for a long ride before reachin Merzouga desert, where your camel’s guide is waiting in front of the guest house where you’ll leave the huge luggage and take only necessary in your backpack.
3rd day : Leaving Merzouga to get back to Marrakech through the palm valleys
You’ll wake up at 5h30 to watch the sunrise.. complete silence, everybody’s waiting on top of the big dune to see this mesmerising and majestic moment.
Once the sunrise finishes, you’ll have your breakfast, ride your camels back to reach the driver who’ll be waiting where you’ve left your luggages previous day, and then you’ll have a long drive back to Marrakech where you’ll see a lot of old Kasbahs (castles) ruins, made of mud before reaching Marrakech in the early evening or late afternoon.
- Professional english, french and maybe spanish speaking driver
- Comfortable and air conditionned mini van
- 2 dinners and 2 breakfast
- 1 night in an authentic hotel and 1 night in a standard desert camp
- Kasbah ait ben haddou guide fees (optional) 3€/person
- Lunch and all sorts of drinks