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Zagora & Merzouga Desert Private Adventure 4D/3N

Experience an unmissable 4-day adventure in the Moroccan desert, from the bright lights of Marrakech to the dunes of Zagora.

Spend a night in the Gorges of the Sahara and sleep out in the open beneath a starry sky in Merzouga’s Erg Chebbi sand-dunes.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the incredible vistas of the mighty Todra Gorge
  • Experience the Sahara sunset & sunrise
  • Enjoy stargazing in a traditional Berber Camp in Erg Chebbi
Price from

$1,250.00

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Tour Information

Inclusions:

  • - 1 night in hotel, 2 nights in Camp
  • - Marrakech accommodation pick-up & drop-off
  • - 3 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
  • - An experience of majestic nature & Bedouin culture
  • - English-speaking guide during certain tours
  • - Handy extras and accessories

Departures:

Every Monday

Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech - Dades Gorge, Morocco

Your 4 days Morocco desert tour from Marrakech Departs from your accommodation at 07:50am by winding up through the Atlas Mountains over the Tizi N’ Tichka Pass, the pass rises to 2260 meters above sea level, so the views are quite splendid. Plenty of stops are made for taking in the scenery and photography.

We arrive in Ouarzazate and visit Taourirte Kasbahs. Lunch ( At leisure ) before we continue to Zagora through Draa Valley. This amazing river has given life to a huge oasis about 200 Km at the foothill of the anti-Atlas mountains. Draa Valley has been for many years coveted by the Sahara desert nomads. All along, several palm groves will bring their shades between Kasbahs and Ksours dotted with fields of corn, barley, Vegetables, and henna plantations.

Dinner and Overnight in Zagora.

Day 2: Dades Gorge - Merzouga, Morocco

Today, you will cross the volcanic peaks of the Anti Atlas Mountains driving southeast across lunatic landscapes past oases located in the middle of nowhere. You will stop for lunch at the oasis of Alnif, where you’ll have lunch before you carry on to Merzouga, then to Erg Chebbi where your Sahara desert camp is located.

Upon arrival, switch your mean of transportation into camels and enjoy an Erg Chebbi dunes camel trek to witness one of the most sought for views in the planet: Erg Chebbi’s dramatic sunset over the colour changing sand dunes! Trek down to your camp and get ready for a delicious Moroccan dinner under the stars while entertained by the local nomads playing their drums.

Don’t miss the clear sky stars constellation before you go to bed (luxury tent overnight stay).

Day 3: Merzouga, Morocco

Early morning wake up to watch the sunrise over the dunes, breakfast at the camp, camel ride back to Merzouga and then we drive along the 1001 Kasbahs past rivers, oases and fortified Kasbahs to Tinghir, where you can enjoy a walk in the oasis along Todgha river bank to Todrha canyons where you will have lunch.

Early afternoon, drive along the Dades Valley where you’ll drive past some magnificent fortified Kasbahs and Berber Villages, with the sunset as a backdrop to Dades Gorges to marvel at the scenery and take some photos.

Dinner and overnight at your Dades Valley hotel.

Day 4: Merzouga - Marrakech, Morocco

After breakfast, you’ll drive alongside the valley of roses to Kalaa Megouna where you can visit rose water ladies cooperative and learn how locals manufacture rosewater perfume essences.

We continue to Skoura oasis, considered one of the largest oases in the South and visit one of the Kasbahs there (time permitting) before we carry on to Ouarzazate and to the UNESCO world heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou. The fortified village is one of the most visited landmarks in Morocco, and it has been long known as shooting location of various Hollywood blockbusters.

After lunch at leisure in the Kasbah, we drive to Marrakech via Tizi Ntichka pass and the high Atlas Mountains.

The 4 days desert trip from Marrakech will come to an end with a drop off at your hotel or Riad.