3 Days Marrakech to Merzouga (Erg Chebbi) Desert Tour
This tour of 2 Nights/3 Days Marrakech to Merzouga and back to Marrakech. It will take you on a breathtaking expedition in the south of Morocco. Travel through the Mountains of high Atlas with its Berber villages, Kasbahs, Gorge, Canyon, Palm Groves and Sahara desert (Erg Chebbi dunes) with its oasis. Choose Budget/Shared 3 Days Marrakesh to Merzouga – Erg Chebbi #DesertTour
2 Nights/ 3 Days Marrakech to Merzouga – Via Erg Chebbi Dunes:
Day 1: Marrakesh-Tizi N’tichka Pass-Ait Benhaddou-Ouarzazate-Kelaa M’gouna-Boumalne Dades.
Today, we pick you up from your Hotel in Marrakech, and departure to Ait Benhaddou over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 meters in altitude), visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and stop for lunch in a local restaurant.
In the Afternoon we will drive to Ouarzazate and stop near the Atlas film studios for a photo then continue to the city center for a panoramic view of the kasbah of Taourirt.
After that, you will head to Kalaa M’gouna or Boumalne du Dades for a night.
Dinner and overnight at a hotel.
Day 2: Kelaa M’gouna – Boumalne Dades – Todra Gorges-Tinejdad-Erfoud-Erg Chebbi (Merzouga).
This morning after breakfast in the hotel, driving towards Tineghir passing by Boumalne du Dades and stopping for a panoramic view of Dades valley.
Later on, we will continue to Todra gorges via Imider and Tineghir. Stopping along the way for photos and admiring the views. Arrival to Todra Gorges to enjoy its marvelous Canyons views while hiking on foot.
In the afternoon we continue to Tinejdad and have a break for lunch then to Erfoud where you will visit a local fossil craft workshop.
After that you will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these dunes are called also Merzouga Dunes. Arrive at the hotel and get ready for a camel trek for an hour and a half to enjoy the sunset. While on the back of your dromedary, you will continue to the camp for an overnight in a traditional nomad tent.
Dinner and spend the night in a bivouac in the middle of the dunes.
Day 3: Erg Chebbi (Merzouga) – Marrakech
After enjoying the amazing sunrise among the sand dunes and having breakfast, you ride back your Camels to the Auberge.
You will travel back directly to Marrakech and have few stops on the way. Enjoying your lunch then continue to the red city of Marrakech over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 meters in altitude). Arrival to Marrakech and Drop off in your accommodation in Marrakech.
Remarque: Note that the last day of the 3 Days tour from Marrakech and back to Marrakech is a long day driving (more than 590 km). So if you have more time it is advisable (but not a must) to do a 4 Days or 5 Days trip which will allow you to travel at ease without any stress.
Where you will be staying?
We have a selection of accommodations, and to give more options to our clients, we have arranged the accommodations in two categories: The standard accommodation and Mid-range accommodation (Luxury), Note that you can mix nights between standard and mid-range accommodations and for this option let us know which night.
To see the accommodation we use in each city, please visit our “Accommodation” page.
How much does this tour cost?
The price includes a package and it is based on many factors, such as the number of people, accommodation choice…
To have an idea about our pricing plans, please visit our “Pricing €” page. the final price can have slight changes and for exact values. Please contact us by using our “Booking” page.
What is included and not in the price?
Our packages include many things. To get to know what is included and excluded in the price of our excellent and ideal Morocco Sahara Desert Tours, please refer to our “Package” section on our website.
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