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3 Days Culture tour itinerary for morocco: Journey To The Sahara Desert & Berber Villages

Aït Benhaddou, Dadès Gorges, Erg Chebbi, Marrakech, Merzouga, Ouarzazate

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Journey to the Sahara Desert & Berber Villages

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Dadès Gorges-Morocco

Go a wonderful journey through the High Atlas Mountains, Berber villages, Kasbahs, Gorges, Canyons, Sahara desert, and camel trekking for beautiful sunrise and sunsets. Don't forget to buy souvenirs in Berber villages and take numerous photos. 

DAY 01

Marrakech - Ouarzazate - Dadès Gorges

  • Start the journey from Marrakech to Dadès Gorges. Travel across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass (2260m), with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and take a guided tour of the Kasbah of El Glaoui, former War Lord and Pasha of Marrakech. 

  • Continue and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of a spectacular fortified village (ksour). 

  • Have lunch at Ait Benhaddou or Ouarzazate.

  • Continue to Dadès Gorges where you will spend the night in a riad/hotel.

DAY 02

From Dadès Gorges to Merzouga

  • After breakfast, go from Dadès Gorges to the Sahara desert of Merzouga. Berber villages are scattered along the way. Pass through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud in which you’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan Oasis of Tafilalt and then continue to Merzouga. 

  • After relaxing for a time, go for the camels that are waiting to take you on an adventure in the sand dunes. 

  • When you arrive at the camp, climb the high dunes to see the sunset and spend the night in nomad tents. 

  • Spend the night in an equipped camp with drums music in the middle of the Sahara, which is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise. 

DAY 03

Merzouga - Ouarzazate – Marrakech

  • After watching the sunrise, go back to Merzouga. You will have an opportunity to take a shower and have a lovely breakfast. 

  • Start your journey back to Ouarzazate. On our way, visit the Berber shops where you may purchase souvenirs like fossils, carpets, lamps, leather. 

  • Arrive Ouarzazate in the afternoon and from there head back to Marrakech.

  • 250 EUR Per Adult , 200 EUR Per Child (* if they are big group the price will be less)
  • Pick-up and drop-off from where you want in Marrakesh

  • Tour in 4x4 vehicle

  • English speaking Moroccan driver

  • Private Tour 

  • 1 Night at the hotel plus dinner and breakfast  (Dades Valley) 

  • 1 Night under Berber Nomad Tent 

  • Dinner and Breakfast 

  • Camel each with Moroccan guide 

  • Camel Ride

  • Water for the Desert

  • Sunset

  • Sunrise 

  • Berber Music

  • Sandboarding in the dunes

  • Turban to the desert 

  • Lunch

  • Drinks

  • Tips

  • This Desert tour of 3 Days/ 2 Nights from Marrakech to Merzouga takes you on a wonderful journey through the High Atlas Mountains, Berber villages, Kasbahs, Gorges, Canyons, Sahara desert (Erg Chebbi dunes), Camel Trekking in Merzouga, desert villages.

Aït Benhaddou, Dadès Gorges, Erg Chebbi, Marrakech, Merzouga, Ouarzazate

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