A three days and two nights tour to the dunes of Merzouga guarantees you a total change of scenery and an unforgettable desert experience. Accompanied by your own fully qualified and accredited driver, you will discover the south of Morocco at your own pace and in the best way you wish.
Day 1: Marrakech -Telouet – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges
The 4×4 tour begins with the discovery of the High Atlas and Berber villages. You pass from Tizi n’Tichka, the highest road in Morocco (2260m) and the only direct passage that leads you to Ouarzazate and the whole South-East region. First stop will be the Kasbah of Télouet on the heights of the Ounila valley. The latter offers spectacular scenery of ochre villages, abandoned kasbahs, orchards and Ksours. Visit, then, the Kasbah Ait Benhadou: site recommended by the UNESCO world heritage. Lunch at the Kasbah and continuation to the gate of the desert and the city of Ouarzazate Cinema! Where you will visit the museum and the cinema studio. Direction towards the Dades gorges via Skoura and the Dades valley offering beautiful landscapes of fig and almond trees on the banks of the wadi. Dinner and night at Dades in Riad.
Day 2: Dades Gorges – Gorges of Todra – Merzouga – Dunes of Erg Chebbi
The next day, after breakfast, you will take the road again towards Merzouga. You will pass the Todra gorges, starting point of the hikes towards the highest mountains of the High Atlas, visit of the site and continuation towards Merzouga. On arrival, you will take the camels to start your ride in the desert through the wonderful dunes of Erg Chebbi. In the evening, you will enjoy the beautiful sunset before leaving for the bivouac where you will spend the night after dinner around the campfire.
Day 3: Merzouga – Draa Valley – Agdez – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
Very early in the morning, you watch the sunrise and then return to camp for breakfast. Your driver will then take you to discover the small villages of Agdez along the magnificent Draa valley lined with palm trees and ancient kasbahs. You will cross the pass of TiziTinififft (1660m) for the arrival in Ouarzazate where you will have your lunch before taking the road back to Marrakech through the Tiz-Tichka pass (2260m) and the High Atlas mountains.