3 Days Marrakech 4 ✕ 4 desert tour

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Skoura - Dades Valley

Pick up at your hotel or riad in Marrakech at 8am and start the route. Departure from Marrakech via the port of Col Tichka, where we will cross the Atlas mountains, making stops to enjoy the magnificent views of the route. We will continue on our way to Ouarzazate where we will go to visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Free time to stroll through the Kasbah and climb to the top to contemplate the beautiful views of the valley. In Ouarzazate you can visit, if you fancy, the film studios where many famous films have been filmed. Next we will discover the village of Skoura, located in the heart of the valley of the palm trees. We will take a stroll through the extensive labyrinthine oasis, whose lush vegetation covers precious secret kasbahs and you can also visit its kasbah. From here we will continue through the Valley of the Roses (famous for the cultivation of the same) towards the gorges of Dades, with its interesting geological formations. Dinner and overnight in a nice hotel on the mountain next to the river Dades.

Day 2: Dades Valley - Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi Desert:

After breakfast we will continue along the banks of Boulmane, where a road marked by kasbahs (fortresses or castles) and ksour (citadel), whose landscape is ocher, red and mauve, opens. Around us we will find rocky plateaus where dromedaries graze. After a journey full of ksour, oasis and palm trees we will reach Tineghir (where the spectacular Todra gorges are) perched at 1,350 m of altitude and surrounded by a palm grove. Free time to walk the throats. We continue to Erfoud (a city of fossils and we will pass through Rissani (the first imperial city), with its interesting market, where the nomads of the region come to sell their cattle and buy the equipment they need.We finally reach Merzouga, Dunes of the Erg Chebbi, where we will have a welcome tea in the hotel and leave the luggage that we will not need in the desert.We will change the 4x4 traction by the animal traction and we will enter in the desert mounted on dromedary until arriving at the camping of Jaimas in the middle of the desert of high dunes, where we will spend the night Dinner and night under the stars of the desert in a jaima.

Day 3: Merzouga - Alnif - Draa Valley - Marrakech:

In the morning we will return in dromedary to the hotel to have breakfast and to rest a little. The rest of the day we will use it to return to Ouarzazate through the Draa Valley, one of the longest rivers in Morocco. Stops to contemplate adobe kasbahs and Berber villages that dot the route and the interesting geological formations of the Draa Valley. We will cross again the mountains of the Great Atlas with its beautiful landscapes. We will arrive to Marrakech around 20h. Transfer to your hotel in Marrakech and end of our services.