Explore the Merzouga dunes and discover an authentic desert environment, with visits to Kasbahs and Berber camps. Swap the bright lights for a star-lit desert landscape, and enjoy camel rides, off-road safaris and see nomads living in caves.
Our tour starts at 8.00 from Marrakesh to the Strait of Dades, passing by the Atlas Pass in Tizi n Tichka, with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional village of Telouet of the High Atlas Berbers and on a guided tour to the Kasbah del Galloway, the former lord of war and the Pasha of Marrakech. We will continue on to Ait Ben Haddou to visit Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an amazing fortified village (Qusour) …. We will have lunch in Ouarzazate and continue walking to Wadi Dades, and spend the night in a riad or a hotel.
After breakfast, head to the desert via one of the spectacular places of Morocco, the Gorges of Todra, it is an ideal place to walk and explore and then continue to Merzouga where the only dunes from here will start the camel ride to spend the night in the middle of the dunes under the nomadic tent.
After a quiet and relaxing night, it is recommended to get up early so as not to miss such a spectacular sunrise in the desert. Take a shower and enjoy a traditional breakfast, then return by camel to the village of Merzouga. Then we will go to Rissani, an ancient imperial city, where we will visit the largest and most traditional market (Souk) in southern Morocco. then to Anif. We continue to the gate of the desert, the city of Ouarzazate, via Tazarine and the beautiful village of Nkob, where you will enjoy a traditional lunch among the local people. Before continuing, on the way we will pass through the magnificent Draa Valley.
Eventually when you arrive in Ouarzazate where you can enjoy dinner and spend the night in a Riad.
After breakfast, departure through Ait Ben Haddou to see a kasbah where many films have filmed as ‘Lawaranzo de Arabia’ and ‘Babel’. At the end of the day arrival in Marrakech this the end of our 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga.