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Private 3 Day Desert Tour From Marrakech To Merzouga Dunes

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    Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley

    Stop At: Gorges du Dades, R704 Gorges Dades, Boumalne Dades 45350 Morocco
    Your 3 days Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour departure takes place in front of your hotel or riad in Marrakech towards Ouarzazate and Dades gorges, through the Tizi- N-Tichka pass (2260m) in the High Atlas Mountains. From Marrakech to Ouarzazate, you will enjoy a scenic drive, beautiful landscapes with different colours and the Berber villages along the way between Marrakech and Ouarzazate, the doorway to the Sahara desert. You will visit the UNESCO world heritage site called Ksar of “Ait Benhaddou” since 1987. This fortified village is an attractive site for tours and excursions departing from Marrakech, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah is one of many locations served as a natural sets for many movies which were shot in the area such as “Lawrence of Arabia and Jesus of Nazareth” Take a walk and cross the dried river with your guide to discover Ait Benhaddou and dominate the Kasbahs once you get to the top of the hill. Afterwards, you will head directly to Ouarzazate, another destination for tours from Marrakech to Merzouga. You will continue via the rose valley and Skoura palm grove to Dades valley and gorges where you spend the first night in a Moroccan typical hotel, located in the heart of Dades gorges in the south of Morocco. Dinner and overnight in Dades gorges hotel.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Kasbah Tizzarouine or similar - depending the package chosen


    Day 2: Dades Gorges - Todra Gorges - Merzouga Dunes (Erg Chebbi)

    Stop At: Merzouga Desert, Merzouga Morocco
    After a typical Moroccan breakfast, departure from your hotel in Dades gorges at 8 a.m., taking the road of 1000 kasbahs drive around the colourful Berber villages of the Dades valley,. 45 km further, you will get to Tineghir with it’s beautiful palm grove and Jewish quarter. You continue to the gorges of Todra (Todgha), free time to go on trek along the canyons of about 300 m high, a preferred place by mountain climbers. Afterwards you will leave to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga Sahara desert and you will have time for lunch on the way before you arrive to Erfoud. Once you arrive to the dunes of Erg Chebbi, you will take a camel ride for 1h30 at the sunset to get to the oasis where the camp is located. Spend the night in the bivouac in Merzouga Sahara dunes under nomadic tents or outside under shooting stars. Play drums with the camel drivers. Dinner and overnight in Merzouga Sahara desert camp
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Night In the Desert : Private Tent - Camel Ride with sunset & sunrise - Entertainment with Local

    Day 3: Erg Chebbi - Tazarine - Agdez - Marrakech

    Stop At: Medina of Marrakesh, Marrakech 40000 Morocco
    Around 5h30 a.m, you will wake up to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi, possibly the best moment of Merzouga desert, followed by a typical breakfast in the bivouac of Merzouga, then you will ride back the camels, to meet you driver and travel from Merzouga dunes to Marrakech via Tazarine and the Draa valley, Agdez and Ouarzazate. You will have free time for lunch on the way before you will continue to Marrakech,we will cross again the Tizi N’Tichka pass and the Berber villages between Ouarzazate and Marrakech
    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: In the last day during your tour we will drop you at your Hotel in Marrakech,and end our service
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    from your Hotel in Marrakech

    Airports

    • Menara Airport, Marrakech Morocco
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Duration
    3 days
    Inclusions
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Free airport transfer to your hotel in Marrakech.
    • Private transfer in comfortable air conditioned vehicle.
    • English speaking driver & guide during the tour.
    • Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation.
    • Visiting Ait Benhaddou Kasbah with Guide.
    • Visiting the cinema studio in Ouarzazate.
    • Spending one night in a Traditional Kasbah in Dades Gorge.
    • Spending one night in nomad desert camp in Merzouga Dunes with (Private tents)
    • Breakfast and dinner during your tour (Vegetarians are accommodated)
    • Camel Trekking.
    • Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Benhaddou, Cinema Sets, Taourirt kasbah ...Etc
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Entry/Admission - Gorges du Dades
    • Entry/Admission - Merzouga Desert
    • Entry/Admission - Medina of Marrakesh
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    My husband, 2 year old son and I visited Morocco in oct 2019. We took the Private 3 day tour to Merzouga from Marrakech and had an amazing experience. The entire trip was organized very smoothly. Our guide Issam was very friendly, and flexible with the schedule considering there
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    Great trip with views of mountains and desert our driver Essam was awesome it is a long drive but the views and experience makes it a worthwhile trip
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    We had a great time! The tour guide company is very flexible, we added another day in our tour, and asked if they can take us from our riad to the airport in our last day, and the tour guide company didn’t have any problems in our requests. We even swapped our schedules for
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    My friends and I had to customize our desert trip because we don’t have much time to go around Morocco. I asked for a 2D/1N desert tour to fez with upgraded tent and quad bike. The staff has been very accomodating to our requests althroughout the tour. Mohamed has been very
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    During our three-day trip from Marrakech to the desert, our guide and driver, Faress Ait Omar, showed us some of the most visually stunning and intriguing landscapes imaginable. Faress could not have been better: a steady, prudent driver; very knowledgable and clearly interested
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    About the operator
    By: Marrakech Desert Trips
    91 reviews
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    Agustín I
    10
    Great!!
    An excellent experience. The van is comfortable enough for the long time you spend on the road, and it's also
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    josephandblaise
    10
    Excellent itinerary, super nice driver and one heck of Saharan experience.
    The itinerary is solid and you will cover a number of must visit places along Marrakech to Merzouga. The tour
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    Salvatore S
    10
    Fun sightseeing and desert excursion
    I really enjoyed this tour. The tour operator team were honest, professional and well organized. This tour
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    JolantaKochanska
    10
    Review od Shared 3 days desert tour to Merzouga
    Everything was prepared as was written in the offer. The driver was very nice. No hidden costs. All attractions
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    Hanisah n
    20
    Reliable agent
    We booked our customize private trip 11 days 10 night to Morocco with this agency. We are group of 9 pax. Mr
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    Luis Z
    31
    Nice tour
    Very Nice tour to desert. I recommend it. Maybe having more time to enjoy the way there and less time of bus per
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    Straighteyetravels
    74
    Family Quad biking experience
    A reliable pick up from our accommodation and friendly team at the quad bike site. Accompanied all the way,
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    Arthi K
    San Jose, California
    11
    Very memorable trip
    My husband, 2 year old son and I visited Morocco in oct 2019. We took the Private 3 day tour to Merzouga from
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    Geogator60
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    10
    Three Day Desert trip
    Great trip with views of mountains and desert our driver Essam was awesome it is a long drive but the views and
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    Chingling0509
    10
    2 Day Desert Tour From Marrakech To Zagora
    Hakim is an excellent driver and super helpful guide! Highly appreciate! Will recommend it to my fds.
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    rakchac
    10
    The most incredible experience in Morocco!
    This was definitely one of the most unforgettable experiences of a lifetime for both my husband & I. We really
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    entuwantri
    11
    Great tour, very flexible tour guide company
    We had a great time! The tour guide company is very flexible, we added another day in our tour, and asked if they
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    jairamarie
    10
    Exceptional experience!
    My friends and I had to customize our desert trip because we don’t have much time to go around Morocco. I asked
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    meggiejsheehan
    Washington DC, District of Columbia
    10
    AMAZING EXPERIENCE
    My husband and I had an amazing time. We started in Marrakech and were driven about 6 hours to Zagora. Along the
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    jenw234
    Bromborough, United Kingdom
    10
    Amazing day!
    We had a brilliant day! The service was excellent and felt very professional and looked after. The views from the
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