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3-Day Desert Experience from Marrakech

Highlights
  • Observe sunset and sunrise from a desert camp near the Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Go sandboarding and camel trekking in the Sahara
  • Visit Aït Benhaddou, the Taourirt Kasbah, and Atlas Studios in Ouarzazate
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3-Day Desert Experience from Marrakech
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3-Day Desert Experience from Marrakech
US$130.97
Overview
While short excursions can provide a glimpse of Morocco’s desert environments, multi-day tours offer much greater insight into Berber and nomadic traditions. With this adventurous multi-day tour, explore the High Atlas region, stopping at kasbahs, Berber villages, and a film studio, along the way. Spend the first night in a riad in the Dadès Gorges, and the second at a desert camp in Merzouga.
What to Expect
Day 1: Marrakech to Dades Gorges (D)
Start your day with a pickup from your Marrakech accommodations and begin your journey to the Dades Gorges. Cross the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass and observe the High Atlas Berber villages. Continue to Kashbah Ait Benhaddou to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, then have lunch. Afterwards, head to Ouarzazate and visit the Kasbah Taorirt as well as the atlas studios. After your day of touring, finally check into your Dades Gorges accommodations.
Overnight: Dades Gorges hotel/riad

Day 2 : Dades Gorges to Merzouga (B,D)
After breakfast, depart to Erg Chebbi Sahara Desert in Merzouga and observe local Berber villages along the way. After checking into your hotel, ride camels across the sand dunes to your camp, then you watch the sunset.
Overnight: Berber Nomad Tents

Day 3: Merzouga to Marrakech (B)
Wake up early to watch the sunrise in the duns before riding the camels back to Merzouga. Have breakfast, then begin your journey back to your Marrakech accommodations.
Write a ReviewReviews (13)

1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 18 March 2018
We loved the trip

We booked a 4 day tour and we loved it! Our driver Imad was very friendly, polite and funny. His english was really good and he explained so many things to us and answered any questions we had. We loved him so much that we...More

2  Thank Sash Z
Reviewed 19 February 2018
Genial

it was an awsome trip. Everything was well organized. The driver Farid was very experienced, extremely friendly and knows a lot about his country and the people. His English is very good and he did his job really great. Thanks a lot for the wonderful...More

3  Thank suryasonni
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile
They take care of my trip and me just like the good nanny.

I have wonderful and safe trip just as the boss Abdou promised. The driver Ali which is also my tourguide,takes good care of my need.Ali 's profession really make me feel safe. I do recommend that every tourist who want to have good experience in...More

2  Thank Phdpyc P
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile
Disappointed ! Racist !

I went on 3 days tour in desert with this agency hopping to enjoy the calm nights of desert but i was totally disappointed ! I a Moroccan intern-tourist so I can understand the local language. 1) The van driver “El Hima” said and i...More

8  Thank Achraf E
Reviewed 2 December 2017
Tours like this are the reason I don't normally do group tours

Firstly it has to be said, for the price of the tour there is no way you'd be able to do the trip yourself, so it represents excellent value, but it comes at a cost. When being picked up there was about 45minutes of fussing...More

1  Thank Mitchell M
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