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From Marrakesh: 3-Day Desert Adventure

Product ID: 175386
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A three day desert trip from Marrakech to the Merzouga dunes, incorporating sand dunes, oasis, camel rides and a visit to a Kasbah.
About this activity
Duration 3 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Driver
Spanish, English, French

Pickup included

You will be picked up from your Hotel in the old town
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Kasbah Ait ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987
  • Drive through the Atlas Mountains
  • Spend the night at the Erg Chebbi Dunes
  • Ride camels across a desert landscape
Full description
Your tour will begin with pick-up from your hotel in Marrakesh at 7:30AM, before you depart to Ait Benhaddou over the high Atlas Mountains. You will pass through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 meters), and visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, stopping for lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will drive to Ouarzazate and stop near the Atlas Film Studios for a photo, before continuing to the city center for a panoramic view of the Kasbah of Taourirt. Following this, you will head to Boumalne du Dades for your first night, having dinner at your hotel.

The next day, drive through the Dades Valley and Todra Gorges, allowing you to explore the sights of this region. Lunch can be taken at any restaurant of your choosing on your way. Arrive at Merzouga, where you will meet your camel to take you to the Dunes of Erg Chebbi, where you will spend your second night at a Berber desert camp.

After enjoying the amazing sunrise among the sand dunes and having breakfast, you will ride your camel back to where your driver will be waiting for you. You will be driven back to Marrakesh, with a few stops along the way. Sit down for lunch before you continue to the red city of Marrakesh, returning over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka. Once back in Marrakesh, you will be dropped off at your local accommodation.

Includes
  • Transportation during the trip
  • 1 night at a hotel in Dades valley (dinner & breakfast included)
  • 1 night at a camp in Merzouga (dinner & breakfast)
  • Camel riding
What’s Not Included
  • Soft drinks
  • Mineral water
  • Tips
  • Entrance fees to monuments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• This is a shared group tour operated in small groups of no more than 17 people
• You can hire a local guide for the tour of the Kasbah, but this is optional and you can still enjoy a self-guided tour
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.6 / 5
based on 26 reviews
Review summary
Service
3.7/5
Organization
3.2/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Safety
4.2/5

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Desert Trips Morocco

Product ID: 175386