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3 days from Marrakech to Sahara desert

3 days Marrakech to Sahara and back


1st Day : Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – Films Studio – Dades Valley

  • Depart from Marrakech in the morning and head towards the majestic High Atlas Mountains.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking scenery as we drive through the winding mountain roads.
  • Make a stop at the famous Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore its fascinating architecture.
  • Continue the journey towards Ouarzazate, with an optional visit to the Atlas Studio, known for its film sets and studios.
  • Pass through the picturesque Skoura Valley, known for its lush palm groves and ancient kasbahs.
  • Arrive at the Dades Valley and check into a charming Hotel/Riad for a comfortable overnight stay.
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2nd Day : Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Sahara desert

  • After a delicious breakfast, embark on an adventure through the stunning Todra Valley.
  • Marvel at the towering cliffs and lush greenery as we make stops along the way to appreciate the beauty of this scenic valley.
  • Enjoy an optional hour-long hike in the area, immersing yourself in the natural surroundings.
  • Visit a Cooperative of rugs and carpets to learn about traditional craftsmanship (time permitting and if you’re interested).
  • Stop for lunch at a clean and reputable restaurant, offering a chance to savor the flavors of Moroccan cuisine.
  • Continue the journey towards Erfoud, known for its fossil industry, and arrive at the desert area one hour before sunset.
  • Experience a camel ride that takes you into the heart of the sand dunes, where you can witness the mesmerizing sunset.
  • Arrive at Dihya Desert Camp, a luxurious glamping site nestled in a private area, and be greeted with Moroccan tea and delectable sweets.
  • Indulge in a sumptuous dinner at the camp, accompanied by local drum music around the fire (weather permitting, otherwise in a spacious tent).
  • Enjoy free time to relax under the starry sky, or take a walk to the nearby dunes with your partner for a magical experience.

3rd Day : Merzouga Desert – Marrakech

  • Wake up early to catch the mesmerizing sunrise over the desert (recommended to be awake 30 minutes before sunrise for the best ambiance).
  • Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the camp, surrounded by the serene desert landscape.
  • Depart from the camp for the return journey to Marrakech, which will be a long drive.
  • Rest assured, our comfortable vehicles and professional drivers will ensure a comfortable and enjoyable journey.
  • Arrive back in Marrakech with unforgettable memories of your desert adventure.




Optional Activities:

  • Sandboarding: Try your hand at sandboarding on the dunes surrounding the camp.
  • Quad bikes, horse riding, buggies, and more: Engage in additional activities to enhance your desert experience.

Please note: If you prefer not to ride camels, we can arrange a 4WD vehicle to transfer you to the camp instead.

We are dedicated to providing you with an exceptional desert trip, filled with awe-inspiring landscapes, cultural encounters, and unforgettable moments. Our team is committed to ensuring your comfort, safety, and satisfaction throughout the journey.

Should you have any further inquiries or wish to customize the itinerary according to your preferences, please do not hesitate to let us know. We look forward to creating a remarkable desert experience for you.

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