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From Marrakech


To the south of the Moroccan Atlas, the Sahara takes its place in the landscape. Sand and palm trees are becoming more and more present. As in the heart of the desert, the dunes rise to the assault of trays blackened by the sun and verdant wadis sneak between the mountains. Villages of land conceal their palm grove in the hollows of the valleys. It is a magnificent desert where nature blossoms in a fairy tale. Austere and ocher mountains dominate the lush oases. Dark stone plateaus give birth to blond dunes that lose themselves to the south.


  • Duration : 4 Days
  • From : Marrakech
  • Departure : 08:00 AM
  • Time : Everyday
  • No forced shopping
  • Price: Depends the Number of Travelers
  • The dunes can be reached on a two-day trip from Marrakech.
  • Your guide will meet you and your camels will take you along the Draa River Valley
Whats included in this tour
  • Transport with professional driver
  • Air-conditioned car
  • Transportation Insurance
  • Experienced English guide
Whats not included in this tour
  • Travel insurance
  • Soft drinks
  • Tips
  • Personal Expenses
  1. Day 1 Ouarzazate – Skoura - Valley - Dades Gorges

    Departure from your hotel at 8 Am Marrakech via Tichka pass (2260m),through the Berber villages of the Atlas. Arrival at Ouarzazate stop for lunch on here and visit the most beautiful Kasba Taourirte in the region, a listed Unesco .Dejeuner in Ouarzazate. Then we take the road towards Skoura and kalaa M’gouna the city of roses, crossing Berber villages, then borrows the track that leads us to the Dades Gorges to Boulmane. Diner and night in the Dads Gorges

  2. Day 2 The Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Merzouga

    After breakfast, departure from your hotel in Dades valley at 8 a.m., taking the road of 1000 kasbahs drive around the colorful 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 Todra Gorges (Todgha), free time to go on trek along the canyons of about 300m high, a favorite place for rock 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. Then we’ll head for the Erg Chebbi sand dunes.will be toward the 16.00 h we go to ride the camels who are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sahara,of the sunset and,when we arrive at the camp dinner and fire with drums music in the middle of the Sahara,this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures, we will spend the night in nomad tents.

  3. Day 3 Merzouga – Ouarzazate

    Early morning, you will wake up to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi, followed by breakfast in the camp the camel trek back to the hotel at the dune line for a quick shower. We drive to Rissani, a small Saharan town in southeast of Morocco, here we can stop to visit a fossil workshop before we continue to Agdez and Draa valley junction where we head north to Ouarzazate after crossing the small volcanic Atlas Mountains. Dinner and overnight in Ouarzazate.

  4. Day 4 Ouarzazate – Marrakech

    After breakfast, we can enjoy a visit of cinema sets & studios located in Ouarzazate which is known as Hollywood of Africa. Afterwards we will visit the universal Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO in 1987. Ait Benhaddou is the World Heritage site that has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films including “Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia”. Enjoy a walk to explore the traditional Moroccan style of architecture in which the Kasbahs are built. We continue our way to Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’Tichka pass. Break for lunch in the middle of the Atlas Mountains. Drop off at your Marrakech Riad/Hotel