Moroccan Sahara offers a unique desert experience. Marrakech Desert Trip 3 Days is one of them, Erg Lihoudi and Erg Chegaga offer a thrilling camel ride that will leave you with unforgettable memories. The night is spent in Berber tents surrounded by dunes. This experience is available in either regular or luxury tents. Out in the desert, you will experience peace and quiet, awed by the vastness of the Sahara.
To get there, you have to cross the Anti-Atlas Mountains near Agdez at the head of the Dra’a Valley. After a short rest, you will be welcomed by a local guide for a visit to the largest Kasbah of the valley, Kasbah Tamnougalte. Traveling south, you take the ancient caravan routes that brought precious goods from sub-Saharan Africa. As you travel through this part of Morocco you will pass numerous ancient Kasbahs and green oases.
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Departure from Marrakech to Ouarzazate via the Tizi N Tichka pass in the High Atlas at 2260 m altitude. Pass through the valley of the Ounila, the track of Telouet, and visit of the casbah Glaoui. Continuation for the Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Pause in Ouarzazate, then departure in the early afternoon by the beautiful valley of the Draa, lined with palm groves, fields and magnificent ocher villages, until Agadez, village in the heart of the Drâa valley. Dinner and overnight in Agadez, in typical inn, ideally placed in the heart of the palm grove.
Departure from Agadez, after breakfast, continuation for the Draa Valley, dotted with green crops, palm groves, then after Zagora, break to Tamegroute, visit the pottery workshops, and its Koranic library containing valuable manuscripts . Then drive towards M’Hamid, the beginning of the Sahara to see the first dunes. Pause, then drive to Chegaga, the mother of the desert. Evening, dinner and night at the bivouac under the traditional nomad tents.
Dromedary ride at sunrise. Breakfast in the desert then return to Marrakech with a lunch break in Agadez. Visit the Tamanougalte casbah. Arrival in Marrakech in the early evening.