Marrakech desert tour to Merzouga is about introducing people to the beauty and tranquility of the desert, while also making time for historical sightseeing elsewhere in Morocco. On this adventure Marrakech Desert Tour to Merzouga, you will visit places still inhabited by Nomads, and Experience the magic of the true Morocco desert. Visit breathtakingly beautiful oases and spend nights camping beneath the desert sky.
Enjoy being in the Nomadic people’s land, the great gate of one of the largest Sahara desert in the world, this Journey starts and ends in Marrakech to Chegaga in 4 Days.
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Departure from Marrakech to Ouarzazate via the Tizi N Tichka crossing the High Atlas at 2260 m altitude. Break-in Ouarzazate. Continue for the Dades gorges and Todra gorges to the sublime landscapes. Dinner and overnight in a typical traditional inn.
Departure after breakfast towards Merzouga. Arrive at the dunes of Merzouga, dromedary ride to join the bivouac. Let yourself be enchanted by a sunset in the Sahara Desert. Dinner and overnight at the bivouac under nomad tent at the foot of the dunes Erg Chebi New Year’s Eve 2021 dinner: A sumptuous traditional dinner will be served, including a traditional soup “Harrira”, a mechoui (whole sheep cooked in a special oven: specialty festive) couscous and fruits of the seasons. Moroccan tea and pastries during the evening. Animation: Evening with nomadic folklore, Sahrawi music, typical of the desert where we find the inspiration of African rhythms (propitious to dance) played with the young people of the village. Night in bivouac …
After breakfast camel ride at sunrise, then departure in 4 × 4 to cross the Tafilalt and the mineral immensity of the Massif Bougafer before arriving at Alnif and Tazzarine. The road leading to Marrakech will take you through the beautiful Draa Valley, a former caravan trail, lined with palm groves, oases, casbahs, and typical adobe houses. One of the most beautiful roads in Morocco. After we go ahead to Ouarzazate in lunar landscapes by taking the Tizi-n-Tinffift pass. Visit the Oasis of Fint. Dinner and overnight in a charming hotel.
After breakfast, visit the Ouarzazate cinema studios. Or get free morning time. After we will go to Marrakech, on the road visit Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, classified by UNESCO World Heritage, place of many shooting Internationale films. Drive to Marrakech via the Tizi N Tichka pass. Return to Marrakech at the end of the day.