5 Days Special summertime in the desert, essential to know the desert and dunes of Erg Chebbi Tour
Day 1: Airport Marrakech – Marrakech
Reception at the airport of Marrakech at the agreed time and transfer to the hotel. Depending on the arrival time of the flight you will be able to visit the city, walk around the Square Jemaa Fna, the souk, the medina, etc … accommodation in hotel or riad in Marrakech.
Day 2: Marrakech – Dades Valley (350 km)
Pick up at the hotel in Marrakech. You will cross the High Atlas Mountains, the highest pass in the country Tizi Tichka (2.260m altitude) through interesting villages to reach the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou (World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987), a fortified within a walled town that surely will recognize, as this citadel has been the scene of very famous movies. After the visit of the kasbah, will pass through Ouarzazate and the impressive palm Skoura to reach the Dades Valley. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in the Dades Gorge.
Day 3: Dades Valley – Desert Merzouga (360 km)
The next day after breakfast, continue the route through many Berber villages. They will visit the Todra Gorges, with the possibility of eating there, to take advantage and see the amazing place quietly. After the visit, they will go straight to the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi, where the tour begins camel, stopping to see the sunset, into the heart of the desert. On arrival, I expected a great, refreshing tea, dinner and exquisite Berber livened up with the music of the tam-tam (drum). you will enjoy an unforgettable night, thanks to the large number of stars that populate the desert nights. You sleep in camp Berbers.
Day: Desert Merzouga – Ouarzazate (370 km)
Today, mandatory early to watch the sunrise and after breakfast departure for desert road to the Draa Valley, composed of more than 10 million palm trees. They reach the valley bordering the Sahgro where they will stop to enjoy the view. Take the road through Agdez, will arrive in Ouarzazate city of cinema. With its breathtaking scenery, exceptional light and ideal climatic conditions, Ouarzazate was soon seduced the world of cinema. In Ouarzazate there are three major studios and cinema. Created in 1983, the Atlas studies worth a visit. Open to the public offer a grandiose spectacle: Giant pharaohs keep their doors. Here you can see the stunning scenery of films, workshops decor and discover the scenes of the film industry. Another curiosity, the Film Museum was established in an old Italian study of 90 years, once inside the visitor is immersed in ancient Greece, the Middle East or in an old jail unwelcoming. Brimming with authenticity, all these sets are made of plaster. Dinner and overnight in a Riad.
Day: Ouarzazate – Marrakech (200 km)
After breakfast, start around Marrakech. Depending on the flight time you can visit the city of Marrakech, at the appointed time transfer to the airport or riad END OF OUR SERVICE AND safe journey.
- • Private Tour there will be no more people in the group.
- • Pick up at the hotel, riad, airport or place.
- • Transportation in 4×4 Toyota Landcruiser (groups up to 6 people). For larger groups, transport by minibus or more 4×4.
- • Fuel, tolls and all costs associated with transportation.
- • Driver-guide speaks English or any other language, our driver-guide are local people, simple, friendly, accompany and guide them during their tour.
- • Night in the desert, night in tents, berber camel ride and dinner.
Price do not include
- • Meals at noon or drink in any of the occasions.
- • Tickets, tickets to monuments and tips.
- • Any other activity not specified in the itinerary.
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Guest reviews are written by our customers after their tour of Desert Merzouga from Marrakech City.
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What can I say: the dunes are magical. I went on a camel at dusk and watched the sun go down from the top of a dune. I saw the paw prints of some desert animals that the cameleer was kind enough to show me. The Stars were a show in themselves. I ummed and ahhed about whether to go,..