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4 Days Architecture tour itinerary for morocco: Stare Into Abyss Of The Sahara Desert

Aït Benhaddou, Erg Chegaga, Marrakech, Merzouga, Atlas Mountains, Boumalne Dades, Dadès Gorges, Ouarzazate, Tizi n'Tichka, Zagora

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Stare into Abyss of the Sahara Desert

camel rides in the desert

Merzouga-Morocco

Experience camel trekking on magnificent sand dunes of the Sahara Desert. Spend a night at desert camps with a visit to Draa Valley, Dades Valley, Gorges, mountains, and much more!

DAY 01

Marrakech-Tizi-n-Tichka-Ait Benhaddou-Ouarzazate-Boumalene Dades-Dades Gorges

  • Depart from Marrakech to Dades Gorges at 7h00am. 

  • Across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas Pass, with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet.

  • Continue to Ait Benhaddou to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a spectacular fortified village (Ksour).

  • Take your lunch at Ait Benhaddou or Ouarzazate and continue to Dades Valley

  • Spend the night in a riad/hotel in Dades Gorges.

DAY 02

Dades Gorges-Todra Gorges-Erfoud-Merzouga

(Camel Trek & Night in the desert) 

  • After the breakfast, go from Dades gorges to the Erg Chebbi Sahara desert in 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 Tafilalet, and then continue to Merzouga.

  • After relaxing a few minutes in Merzouga, go to ride the camels who are waiting to take you on an adventure in the sand dunes. 

  • Spend the night in a camp (Nomad Berber tents) with drums music in the middle of the Sahara; this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise

  • When you arrive at the camp, go to high dunes to see the sunset

Night stay in nomad tents.

DAY 03

Camel trekking back to Merzouga-Alnif-Tazarine-Zagora

  • After seeing the sunrise in the desert, go back on the camels to Merzouga.

  • After the breakfast and having taken shower in the hotel, start your journey to Ouarzazate through the Berber villages of the Saghro mountains 

  • Get to Draa Valley 

  • Arrive in Zagora 

Evening/night at the hotel

DAY 04

Zagora-Agdez-Ouarzazate-Back to Marrakech

  • Leaving Zagora via Draa Valley, Agadez in the morning, visit UNESCO protected site of Ait Ben Haddou. A most impressive Kasbah and well-preserved fortress in Morocco. Many movies were filmed here such as the Gladiator. 

  • Leave Ait Ben Haddou and start heading towards the majestic Atlas Mountains. 

  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizi Tichka 2260 m high offering impressive views of valleys, mountains and many Berber villages nearby.

  • 180 EUR Per Adult (* for 8 persons)
  • 250 EUR Per Adult (* for 4 persons )
  • 320 EUR Per Adult (* for 2 persons)
  • Transport in A/C Minibus / 4WD.

  • English speaking Moroccan driver/guide during the tour.

  • Ensuite rooms with A/C in typical hotels, Kasbahs & Riads with dinner and breakfast (Vegetarians are welcome)

  • Camel Trek to overnight in nomad desert bivouac with dinner and breakfast (Private tents)

  • Free time to explore sites such as Ait Benhaddou, Kasbah, walks, canyons, breaks for photos, etc.

  • Lunches

  • Drinks

  • Take a safari tour from Marrakech to Merzouga. Experience Camel Trekking in Merzouga Dunes and Zagora Sahara Desert and spend a night at the Camp with a visit to Draa Valley, Dades Valley & much more!

Aït Benhaddou, Erg Chegaga, Marrakech, Merzouga, Atlas Mountains, Boumalne Dades, Dadès Gorges, Ouarzazate, Tizi n'Tichka, Zagora

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