Merzouga Desert tour from Marrakech 4 days
This Merzouga Desert tour from Marrakech 4 days is one of the best choices. Usually includes visiting some incredible sites like Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou (Unesco World Heritage), Dades Valley, The Valley of Roses and Ouarzazate. During this Marrakech to Merzouga desert trip you have stops for panoramic viewpoints and berber villages. Also gives you the chance to experience the Desert camp in Erg Chebbi Dunes & Camel trekiking. And travel through the marvellous High Atlas Mountains and Tizi N’Tichka Pass.
Day 1: Marrakech – Aït Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Rose Valley – Dadés Gorges
Start Our Merzouga Desert tour from Marrakech 4 days, from Marrakech at 8:00. In order to drive to Ouarzazate, a former caravan town on the silk and salt route in the eastern foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Ouarzazate is known as the Gateway to the Sahara passing through the berber town of Taddert and over the 2260 meters high Tizi-in-Tichka pass. We will stop at the famous Kasbah Ait Ben haddou, 30 kilometers from Ouarzazate.
The kasbah is one of the most intriguing red earth castles lining the ancient road of the Kasbahs, and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Lunch by the Kasbah and continue on our way to Dades Gorge via Ouarzazate. “the Hollywood of Africa”. On, through the “Road of the thousand Kasbahs”- the fascinating “sand castles”.we will continue in our journey to stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “the rose’s city” known for roses and its annual festival during the roses harvest in May, and then continue to our hotel in the heart of the Dades gorge, enjoy a traditional Moroccan evening meal and breakfast.
Day 2: Boumalne Dades – Todra Gorge – Arfoud – Sahara Desert
The next day after breakfast, Our trip will lead us through the Dades Valley and Todra Gorge. To explore the sites of this region. We will have our lunch at a Reastaurant on our way. Merzouga will be final destination of the trip. From where camels will take us from the Erg Chebbi sand dunes to Berber desert camp. We will spend the night in traditional Berber tents at the desert camp which includes our evening meal & morning breakfast as well.
Day 3: Merzouga – Daraa valley – Nkob valley – Ouarzazate
We will return back from the desert camp to our hotel in Merzouga to take a shower and breakfast. Then depart towards Draa Valley, passing through Rissani, Alnif, Tazarine, and Nkob. Where we will spend the night in one of the historical Kasbahs in Tamnougalt. 6 kms before Agdz, in the way to Ouarzazate, this Kasbah is situated in a wonderful place around the date palm groves. A romantic place for most of the tourists. Then, we will have a walk around to explore other old Kasbahs in the region.
Day 4: Ouarzazate – Ighrem N’Ougdal – Marrakech
On the way from Ouarzazate to Marrakech, we will explore one of the Kasbahs in Ouarzazate called “Kasbah Taourirt”. From there, we will move to Marrakech and arrive there in the evening.