3 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert via Dades Gorge
Day 1 – From Marrakech to Dades Gorge
TIME PICK UP FROM MARRAKECH: At 8am.
Travel over the Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260m) while enjoying superb views of the mountains and of the Berber Villages on the way. Stop for lunch and tour in the World heritage site of Ait Benhaddou. Pass through Ouarzazate and continue towards the Valley of Roses and the Dades valley, Skoura oisis with its authentic 17 century kasbah, the valley of a thousand Kasbahs and the
Dades Gorge. Stay overnight at a hotel.
Day 2 – Dades Gorge to Merzouga
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart to the Todra Gorge: a massive fault, rising to 300 m in a narrow valley thickstudded with palmeries and Berber Villages. After lunch in the gorge, get transported further into the desert to Merzouga, stops along the great sand dunes of Erg Chebbi where you will take a camel ride (about one hour and a half) in order to get to your Bivouac Tent. (Toilet facilities at the camp.)
Day 3 – 460 km: Merzouga to Marrakech
Return back to Ouarzazate and back over the high Atlas Mountains. Arrival in Marrakech evening.
Tour in 4×4 vehicle/minibus with A/C
Hotel overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
1 night in desert camp
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