Marrakech to Merzouga 3 days desert trip

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Marrakech to Merzouga 3 or 4 days Morocco Sahara desert tour:

This Morocco desert tour can be infused in a Grand tour of Morocco or a Medinas & Kasbahs tour of Morocco. Should you wish to combine it with your Marrakech short break, it can be executed in 3 or 4 days depending on your timetable.
Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour is the most popular desert tour in Morocco. It will take you all the way to the breath taking sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, where an amazing camel trek experience and a sunset watch is awaiting for you. Different types of desert camps are available to choose from depending on your budget.

Itinerary highlights:

Day 1: Marrakech – Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou – Boumalne Dades

Early morning drive across the High Atlas Mountains to the Berber village of Ait Ben Haddou
Visit the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah
Continue to Ouarzazate for lunch
Visit Skoura oasis and its famous Amridil Kasbah
Continue to Boumaln Dades for overnight

Day 2: Boumalne Dades – Merzouga

– Morning visit of Dades Canyons
Continue to Tinghir where you will walk with your guide in Todra oasis next to the stream
Visit Todra Gorges
After lunch, continue to Merzouga via Erfoud and Rissani
Meet your camel caravan in Merzouga for an hour camel trek in Erg Chebbi while enjoying a spectacular sunset watch.
Moroccan dinner under the stars and overnight at your Bedouin tent.

Day 3:

Option 1: Merzouga – Ouarzazate – Marrakech ( 8 hours drive )

After breakfast, ride your camels back to Merzouga to meet your driver.
Visit a fossils workshop in Erfoud before you continue to Ourrzazate
After lunch in Ourrzazate, continue to Marrakech.

Option 2: Merzouga – Ouarzazte ( 4 hours drive )

After breakfast, ride your camels back to Merzouga to meet your driver.
Visit the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif in Rissani
Visit a fossils workshop in Erfoud
Drive along the volcanic peaks of Saghro to Alnif Village where you will stop for lunch
Continue to the village of Agdz driving along Daraa Valley
Arrive in Ouarzazate late in the afternoon for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Ouarzazate – Marrakech ( 4 hours drive )

After breakfast, visit Atlas film studios famous for hosting some hollywood epics sets
Continue to the High Atlas Mountains
Lunch will be served at a local cafe in Taddart Berber village
Arrive in Marrakech mid afternoon.