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Itinerary
Day 1: Marrakech to Dades Valley (D)
After pickup in Marrakech, venture through the High Atlas, navigating Berber villages and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass to visit Ait Benhaddou kasbah. Following lunch (own expense), continue to Ouarzazate where you can explore Atlas Studios, Africa’s biggest movie studio, and Taourirt kasbah, a former Glaoui Dynasty stronghold. Then, travel via the Rose Valley, Skoura Oasis, and Amerhidil kasbah to the Dades Valley.

Overnight: Dades Kasbah hotel

Day 2: Dades to Erg Chebbi (B, D)
After breakfast, walk through the Dades Gorges before returning to the Todra Gorges via Boumalne du Dades. On route, take photos of Tinghir’s palm groves before a stroll beside the River Todra and a mint tea. Then, pass the Anti Atlas and Tafilalet to Merzouga and Erg Chebbi’s dunes edging the Sahara, where you’ll ride a camel and overnight in a bivouac camp, with dinner and drum music under the stars.

Overnight: Tented camp

Day 3: Erg Chebbi to Marrakech (B)
Wake early for the sunrise and a mint tea before a camel ride to a kasbah hotel for breakfast and a shower. Then, return through the Atlas to Marrakech, where your adventure ends at the original departure point.
Locations visited
Todgha Gorge
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Erg Chebbi Dunes
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Overview
Crossing the High Atlas to the Sahara from Marrakech requires detailed planning to experience the region’s full beauty and history. This convenient tour wraps them up in three days, with a guide to make everything extra engaging. Negotiate Tizi-n-Tichka pass to Ait Benhaddou and the movie town of Ouarzazate, plus ride camels and bivouac overnight in the Sahara’s Erg Chebbi dunes. Includes transport, accommodation, and convenient Marrakech pickup and drop-off.
Highlights
  • See the best of the High Atlas and Sahara on a 3-day trip from Marrakech
  • Visit Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Todra, and more with insight from guide
  • Camel rides and night at desert camp in Sahara’s Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Great value: includes air-conditioned travel, accommodations, and some meals
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Reviewed 1 week ago
well organised and a lot of fun

Mustafa and his team are very professional and organised. You can relax and have a great time taking in some beautiful scenery and group visits. This trip is great value for money and I would highly recommend. Even women travelling alone should feel comfortable to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing tour but…

The tour is amazing, you get to see so many places in just three days but the last day is basically driving back to Marrakesh. Hassan, our tour guide and driver is great at his job, fluent in so many languages and a great person...More

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CamelSafaries, Manager at Camel Safaries, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy to hear that your tour was amazing and you really enjoyed your guide, Hassan. Hassan as all of our guides, really take the time to focus on each guest, making sure to communicate, thoroughly, to provide guests with a terrific experience....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Highlight of our trip

Highlight of our holiday! The camel rides, and watching the sun fall and rise across the dunes were an incredible experience! Our driver and guide Khalid was amazing! His friendly and helpful self made the long journey easy-going and we made lots of interesting stops...More

1  Thank Callum V
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile
Fantastic tour!

Me and my girlfriend did the 3 day desert tour and couldn't of been happier. Going through the mountain made for some incredible sights and the dunes/desert was amazing. Our guide Hassan was very knowledgable and answered any questions we had and was funny too!...More

3  Thank Blake H
Reviewed 31 July 2018
Best part of our holiday

My boyfriend and I took this 3 day tour and it was amazing. Our guide Hassan was really accommodating; always making sure we had enough water, air con, picture stops etc. He also pointed out lots of things on the way and I really feel...More

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GiuliaChialastri
13 September 2018|
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Yes,the guide will ask you where are you going
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Alyssa A
4 September 2018|
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Dropp off on the last day will be around 18:30 - 19:30 depends on the road conditions.
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George P
28 August 2018|
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Response from mrojas69 | Reviewed this property |
I think you have to take a public bus , its gonna be long hours or take a taxi to Fez,its gonna cost you a lot
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