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  1. Morocco
  2. Sahara Desert
  3. Merzouga

Marrakech to Merzouga: 3-Day Private Tour with Camel Riding

Product ID: 195062
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Enjoy a three-day tour from your accomodation in Marrakech to the desert paradise of Merzouga with overnight stay, private car and experienced guide. Marvel at the natural wonders of the desert landscape, go camel riding and experience local traditions.
About this activity
Duration 3 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French

Pick-up included

Pick-up from your Marrakech accommodation available.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel through the high atlas mountains crossing the high tichka pass 2250 meter high
  • Admire the berber villages along the foothills of the atlas mountains
  • Visit the kasbahs in Ait ben haddou and Ouarzazate where many movies were shot
  • Take a trip to the dades gorges and the big acnyon of Toudra gorges
  • Ride a camel and enjoy a beautiful sunset over the sand dunes of Merzouga
Full description
Day 01: Marrakech - Art Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Todra Gorges

Start your Marrakech adventure bright and early with a convenient pick-up from your Marrakech located hotel. After a short meet and greet with your driver you will be on your to your first location. Cross the High Atlas Mountains until you reach the Tizi N Tichka's pass (2250 meter altitude). Continue on until you reach the Kasbah of Alt Ben Haddou, here you will marvel at the unique looking desert villages. Visit the magnificent Ksar (selected as a heritage listed site by UNESCO) before continuing on to Ouarzazate. In Ouarzazate you will have the chance to stroll through Taourirt. After your sightseeing you will continue on your travel until you reach Todra Gorges, here you will settle in for a relaxing sleep overnight and enjoy dinner under the stars. 

Day 02: Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Merzouga Dunes

Depart in the morning for day two of your adventure. Start your day by taking a short drive to the Merzouga dunes and witness an outstanding and picturesque natural occurrence. Enjoy a drive to the Palmeraie area, dotted with thousands of Palm Trees. Visit Todra Gorges and witness the breathtaking, panoramic views of the steep gorges that sweep across the desert landscape. Once you have finished walking amongst the gorges you will pass through Tinejdad and Erfoud until you reach Rissani where you will enjoy a lunch. After lunch you will be taken to visit the tomb of King of Alaouit (belonging to the current royal family). 
Next you will visit Merzouga, where an exciting camel ride over the dunes of Erg Chebbi awaits you. Whilst on the back of a camel you will be able to marvel at the Sunset as it falls behind the dunes. Pitch a tent in the evening and spend the night under the desert night sky. 

Day 03: Merzouga - Rissani - Nqob - Tammougalte - Ouarzazate - Marrakech

After you have enjoyed a delicious breakfast, you will depart back to Marrakech on an alternative route. On the way you will stop by new locations you have not yet seen. 
Drive through the Draa valley in Nqob. Pass through a desert landscape that many of the locals consider to be mysterious. As you drive through it you will get to see the beautiful Oases that seem to survive in this harsh habitat. Before reaching your final destination in Marrakech you will stop in Ouarzazate and enjoy a delicious lunch with panoramic views. After your lunch you will be returned to your accomodation in Marrakech. 
Includes
  • Hotel/riad pickup and drop-off
  • Transport in a minivan or 4WD
  • English speaking driver
  • Half board accommodations
  • Camel ride (one camel each)
  • Overnight stay in desert camp in Sahara in Half-Board
  • Gasoil
  • Transport insurance
  • Local guide at the Kasbah
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Tips and gratuities for your driver
  • Personal items
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
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private excursions

Product ID: 195062