3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga

3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert


A 3-day tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga can provide a wonderful opportunity to explore the stunning landscapes, historical sites, and cultural experiences in the region. Ouarzazate, often called the “Hollywood of Morocco” due to its role as a filming location for many movies and TV series, serves as a great starting point for various excursions. Here’s a sample itinerary for a 3-day tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga

Highlights of the 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga

  • Traverse through the scenic Skoura palm grove, a lush oasis offering a picturesque backdrop of swaying palm trees and traditional adobe dwellings.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of the Todra River Gorges, where towering canyon walls carved by millennia of erosion create a dramatic and awe-inspiring landscape.
  • Witness the spectacular sunset from the towering dunes of Merzouga, as the golden hues of twilight paint the desert landscape in a mesmerizing display of colours.
  • Explore the bustling Rissani market, where vibrant colours, exotic aromas, and lively activity converge to create a sensory feast for the senses, offering a glimpse into the vibrant culture of southern Morocco.
  • Journey through the picturesque Draa Valley, renowned for its lush date palm groves, ancient kasbahs, and stunning desert landscapes, providing a serene and captivating backdrop for our travels.

Suggested itinerary for the 3 days desert tour from Ouarzazate

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Day 1: Ouarzazate to Dades Gorges

The 3-day Ouarzazate desert trip program will be as follows, depart from Ouarzazate in the morning. We visit the Atlas Studios in Ouarzazate, a historical fortress. Then, drive through the Skoura Oasis and see its lush palm groves.
Continue to the Valley of Roses (Kelaa Mgouna), known for its rose cultivation. Arrive at the Dades Gorges, a stunning rocky landscape. Explore the gorges and enjoy the scenic beauty. Overnight stay in a hotel or guesthouse in the Dades Gorges area.

Day 2: Dades Gorges to Merzouga (Sahara Desert)

After breakfast, we start the 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to the Sahara Desert. Drive through the Todra Gorges and take a short hike in the area. Continue your journey to the village of Merzouga, located on the edge of the Sahara Desert. Arrive in Merzouga in the afternoon. Later on, we meet your camel caravan and embark on a camel trek into the Erg Chebbi dunes. Watch the sunset from the dunes. Then, Arrive at your desert camp, where you’ll have dinner and spend the night in traditional Berber tents.

Day 3: Merzouga to Ouarzazate

Wake up early to witness the sunrise over the Sahara Desert. Return to Merzouga village on camelback. Enjoy breakfast at your accommodation. Begin your journey back to Ouarzazate. On the way, visit the ancient village of Rissani, known for its traditional souk. Drive through the Draa Valley, known for its palm oases and Kasbahs. Visit the Kasbah of Taourirt in Ouarzazate before ending the 3 days tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga at your accommodation.

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Included in the 3 day tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga

  • All hotel/riad transfers.
  • Private travel from Ouarzazate in a comfortable A/C vehicle.
  • English-speaking driver/guide.
  • All dinners and breakfasts.
  • Camel excursion to Merzouga camp.
  • Comfortable accommodation in riad/hotel and Sahara camp.

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This itinerary of 3-day tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga provides a blend of natural beauty, cultural experiences, and desert adventures. Keep in mind that tour itineraries can vary depending on your preferences, and points of interest. You can customize your tour to include additional stops or activities based on your interests.
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