3 days Marrakech desert trip
3 days Marrakech desert trip
3 days trip from Marrakech is considered one of the most famous Marrakech desert tours that travelers book, simply because it offers different Moroccan sites to explore; for instance, Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, Atlas studio, Gorges and valleys, in addition to a unique experience in the Sahara desert, which is camel trekking to the middle of the sand dunes to spend an overnight in the Erg Chebbi desert camp. Mainly the 3 days trip from Marrakech is a good choice for those who are running out of time to stay longer exploring Morocco.
Suggested itinerary for the 3 days Marrakech desert trip:
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait benahddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges
Today our 3 days Marrakech desert trip will start with a pick up from your hotel at 8 am and departure to Dades Gorges. We will cross the famous twisting curves of the high Atlas and we will see the mountainous landscape, green, full of Berber villages. The 3 days Marrakech desert trip will give us a stop during the trip to enjoy the scenery and take pictures. In the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou , village where movies like Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator… were filmed and we will visit its fortress. Then, we will continue the journey to Ouarzazate, the gateway to the desert and also the African Hollywood, here in the city we will visit the Atlas Studio, that it is considered the largest film studio in the world and the famous Kasbah Taourirt, a Berber palace built with mud and adobe. Then, we will continue traveling until we reach the village in the valley of the roses, which is a producer of the damascene rose that serves as the basis for the manufacture of natural cosmetic products, Kelaat M’Gouna. Then, we will continue to the Dades valley, the valley through which runs the river of the same name enclosed between spectacular canyons and gorges. We will stop to visit one of the most beautiful views: the viewpoint of the cliff known as the monkey fingers or brain of the Atlas and then go to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Dades Gorges.
Day 2: Dades Gorges -Todgha Gorges – Merzouga Desert Trek
The 3 days Marrakech desert trip journey will be as follow: breakfast at the hotel and drive to Merzouga in the desert of Erg Chebbi. During our route, we will make several stops to enjoy our trip. In Todgha valley we will make a short walk through its famous canyon, and several stops to enjoy its fantastic panoramic views. Then, we keep on our 3 days Marrakech desert trip journey through more Berber villages of Tinjdad and Erfoud: the city besides being known for its great oasis also for the cooperatives of the fossils found in the Sahara desert, there we will make a short visit to learn a little more about how this area of the desert was millions of years ago. Then, we follow our journey until we reach our destination in the afternoon, where our camels will be waiting for us to spend the night in the desert. We will feel the tranquility and the silence of this landscape. Traditional dinner and overnight in a tent in the desert desert camp.
Day 3: Erg Chebbi – Alnif – Draa Valley – Marrakech
Our 3 days Marrakech desert trip program will be as planned; after personal shower and breakfast, we will set off to take our way back to Marrakech. During the 3 days Marrakech desert trip journey, we will have views of a desert-mountainous landscape. We will pass through the famous Draa valley (the longest river in Morocco and Algeria, with 1,100 km of riverbed that rises in the high Atlas and flows into the Atlantic Ocean). Necessary stops will be made along the way. In the late afternoon we will be in Marrakech and drop you off at your accommodtion or transfer you to the airport and our 3 days Marrakech desert trip ends.
- All hotel/riad transfers.
- Private travel from Marrakech in 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
⇒ For any other service, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to organize it for you.
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