Sahara desert tour Marrakech ergchebbi camel trek 3 days
Sahara desert tour Marrakech 3 days to Erhchebbi program, designed essentially a Marrakech private tour. It is a tour of great value for the discerned traveller – we encourage you to reward yourself and join this insightful journey in one of Africa’s most unique corners!
Sahara desert tour Marrakech , will take you off the beaten tracks through less undiscovered places where you can experience a sense of wilderness, Camel ride in and out of the dunes, breathe clean air of the Sahara desert and explore the diversity of wonderfully changing landscapes, start your adventure by exploring Aitbenhaddou Kasbah, famous for Movies such as Gladiator, and Ouarzazate where africas’ biggest fil studios, walk through canions and palm valley of Todra gorge with splendid undulating Mountains that change colour as the day progresses along with the guarantee of a cheerful welcome from the nomadic Berber people.
This vast area of sand dunes makes for a breathtaking landscape, particularly at sunrise or sunset. In the evening we make fire and admire a purely sky full with brightly stars and night out in the open air with moments of real pleasure to discover constellations, Night under the stars on our Sahara desert tour Marrakech with story telling and you may get involved in some drumming…
Erg Chebbi Dunes offer fabulous trips to Morocco’s most spectacular desert, either from Fes or Marrakech the camel treks travel through the most beautiful nature of Morocco, taste berber food, discover the kasba architecture, visit a local Berber family to learn nomadic cooking, live a real daily life with the friendly berbers…
Sahara desert tour Marrakech , Merzouga 3 days
Notes: Please be aware that travellers in Marrakech are being approached by locals offering excursions before their Premium Tours trip commences. This has been particularly prevalent in and around the hotels. These guides are in no way connected to Premium Morocco Tours and we cannot guarantee the safety or quality standards of their tours. We strongly advise customers not to join any tour offered by unauthorised guides. Premium Tours assesses the safety of all optional excursions offered by our tour leaders. If you would like more information on the excursions available, please contact us before you travel or see the Premium Tours.
Day 1 – MARRAKECH– AIT BENHADDOU – OUARZAZATE – DADES VALLEY
This morning after breakfast, at 8am, greet at your hotel with your Premium Tours tour guide we set off in a comfortable private A/C Vehicule; for our circular 3 day Desert journey through the Saharan landscapes of both the Hamada (stone desert) and Erg (dune desert). Our first visits include : High Atlas mountains, discover traditional Berber villages and Terraces, drive up the spectacular Tichka Pass 2260m high, we drive down the valleys to Ait Benhadou via the amazing valley of ounila, discover the pacha glaoui kasbah and the authentic villages of Ounila, ex-caravan route with 100 of kasbah, we arrive to the most spectacular Unesco Site in the southern Morocco, a walk to discover the Kasbah where Gladiator, Game of thrones, Lawrence of Arabia and many other moveies were shot, discover the beautiful berber Archeticture, Lunch in a local restaurant and set off for Ouarzazate Largest saharan center, Moroccan Hollywood, Visit the Cinema Museum, opportunity to shop in a super Market…
Getting to Ouarzazate (Hollywood of Africa, Noiselessly town, The door of the desert), is a city situated in the middle of a bare plateau, south of the High Atlas Mountains. It is mainly inhabited by Berbers, who constructed many of the prominent kasbahs and building for which the area is known. One of those building is Taourirt Kasbah diverted in 17th century.
Why this town is nicknamed as Hollywood of Africa? Simply because it has been noted as a film-making location, with Morocco’s biggest studios inviting many international film companies to shoot their movies like: Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Living Daylights (1987), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), The Mummy (1999), Gladiator (2000), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Martin Scorsese’s Kundun (1997) and Babel (2005).
we join the valley of roses, stop to see one o many destilation families, opportunity to buy rose water & beauty products made from roses which local berber grow and celebrate each year in May, arrive to out hotel in Dades valley
Car: 6 hours -Walk : 2 hours. /
Visit Cinema Museum
Ait benhaddou Kasbah
Meals Included : Breakfast / Dinner
Day 2 – TODRA GORGE – ERFOUD – SAHARA DESERT
After breakfast! we set of too dades gorge and embark on 1 hour drive through the Anti atlas foot hills followed by a visit to the spectacular todra Gorge where steep walls hundreds of feet high tower above. A relaxing and highly scenic tour day with stunning views of this mystical land. We start the day by a light walk to the spectacular Todra valley and Gorge, the most spectacular palm valley and Canion in the Sahara, walk in the gorges and photo opportunities, drive to Touroug for lunch in the stone desert after lunch we will visit an old under ground irrigation channels dating app to 12 to 17 Century, discover this magical irrigation system, get you some scarves for the Sahara & we then cross Sijilmassa, morocco’s king ancestors town, famous for being the most imporatnt Caravans carrefour along the history, and then we continue our Day 2 of our Saharan exploration as we make our way through the far reaches of Morocco’s eastern perimeter to within 20km of Algeria’s border where we encounter the magnificent Erg Chebbi dune landscape. Morocco’s most famous Saharan dunes is just breathtaking and transforming to the soul. On foot or camel back you have the option to travel into the remote dunes until our Nomadic style camp hidden in the dunes. An evening sunset climb to one of the higher dunes is customary followed by dinner and perhaps a campfire experience and Berber songs and storytelling can be arranged. Breakfast and dinner included. Accommodation in a desert camp.
Temperatures normally 12-15c at night from november to March.
Visit Todra & Dades gorge
Visit Underground Channels
Overnight Desert Camp
Meals Included: Breakfast / Dinner
DAY 3: From MERZOUGA – AGDEZ – DRAA – OUARZAZATE – MARRAKECH
We wake up early morning to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi, one of the best moment of Merzouga desert, after you will be followed by a delicious breakfast in the Auberge afer you ride camels back, opportunity to take shower and start your journey back from Merzouga dunes to Marrakech via Tazarine and the Draa valley, Agdez the longest valley in Morocco famous for Being Moroccan Dates Basket, Locals grow more than 11 type of dates, enjoy this mystical landscapes along the Caravan formal route, we cross the Anti Atlas Mountains to Join Ait Sawn Sectacular view and Canyon,. You will have free time for lunch on the way before you will continue to Marrakech, where your tour from Marrakech to Merzouga ends. You will cross again the Tizi N’Tichka pass and Atlas the Berber villages between Ouarzazate and Marrakech. Thank you for choosing “Morocco Premium Travel” as your trusted travel company in Morocco.
The private tour from Marrakech can be modified depends on your requirements
Accommodation : Not included
Riad Maud or Similar
Visit Draa valley
- Tizi n’Tichka Pass
- Ait Benhaddou Kasbah
- Dades & Todra gorge & Valley
- Valley of roses & Draa Valley
- Errissani Traditional Markets
- High Atlas Mountains
- Berber villages
- Sahara Desert
- Todra Gorge
- Moroccan Culture & People, Food & History
- Berber Culture
- Camel trekking
- Berber music and animation
- Sleeping in desert camp
Pick Up : Pick up at Marrakech /
Drop Off : Drop off Marrakech /