3 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech
3 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech; This captivating adventure will take you deep into the heart of the Sahara, where towering sand dunes and endless golden landscapes await. Experience the thrill of riding a camel across the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi dunes, witness breathtaking sunrises and sunsets painting the desert sky with vivid hues, and spend nights under a blanket of stars in a traditional Bedouin camp. Immerse yourself in the rich nomadic culture, savor delicious Moroccan cuisine, and listen to the enchanting melodies of desert music. From the vibrant city of Marrakech to the remote and captivating Sahara Desert, this tour promises an awe-inspiring journey that will leave you with lifelong memories of Morocco's mesmerizing desert wilderness.
3 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech Itinarary
Day 1 : Marrakech - Boumalne Dades
Pick up from your accommodation in Marrakech. We start by crossing the High Atlas Mountains, passing many charming Berber villages en route, and ascending to the highest peak of Tickha, where there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the stunning and picturesque views of the High Atlas Mountains range.
We will visit the Telouet Kasbah, built in the 18th century. This magnificent stronghold was the residence of the influential Glaoui family, who played a significant role in Moroccan politics. We will also visit the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a famous 17th-century fortress classified by UNESCO, to preserve and protect this renowned site. Over the years, its fame built on its appearances in films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, and Prince of Persia.
You will have lunch at a restaurant near the Kasbah. The journey takes you past Skoura town, through the Valley of Roses towards Kalaat Megouna, and finally, entering Boumalne Dades, where you will have dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2 : Boumalne Dades - Merzouga
After breakfast, our journey will be scenic toward the picturesque Todra Gorge in Tinghir. The awe-inspiring views of the gorge and its flowing river make it a sought-after destination for hikers. As you continue your journey, you'll pass through the desert towns of Erfoud and Rissani, each offering unique glimpses into the local culture and heritage.
As the drive concludes at the edge of the desert, prepare for an extraordinary experience as you mount your camels or hop into the 4WD vehicle, venturing into the beautiful pink sands of Morocco's highest dunes. Take your time to wander and explore the dunes before settling down to witness the captivating sunset. As the evening sets in, indulge in a delectable Moroccan cuisine dinner and enjoy the melodic tunes of traditional live music around the campfire. Engage in conversations with locals, embrace the rhythmic beats through drumming lessons, or bask in the tranquil ambiance of the desert. You will spend the night in cozy Berber tents, surrounded by the serene silence of the desert. Marvel at the breathtaking sight of the Milky Way stretching across the pitch-black night sky, and if luck permits, you may even catch a glimpse of shooting stars, adding a touch of magic to your desert experience.
Day 3 : Merzouga Desert – Marrakech
Following breakfast, we will proceed with our journey to Marrakech, taking the scenic route through Alnif, Tazarin Agdez, and the Ait Sawen mountains. Upon reaching Marrakech, our driver will assist you with your luggage and bid you farewell, ensuring you are comfortably settled in your chosen accommodation.