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Highlights of 2 Days trip From Marrakech to Merzouga:
- Tichka pass at the High Atlas mountains
- Berber houses
- Argan oil cooperative
- Ait Benhaddou, the Berber Kasbah and
- Ouarzazate Atlas Studio
- Kasbah Taourirte
- Dades valley
- Todra canyons and valley Camel ride at Merzouga
- Erg Chebbi dunes
- Camping at Berber tents
- Ait Saouen curves
2 Days Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
2 Day tour Marrakech to Merzouga Desert is the best way to see the desert in a short time.
On this desert tour, you will be available to see the sunset and sunrise up in dunes. Before that, you will do a camel ride and you will spend your night in a tent. The journey starts early morning at 6:00 am. firstly our driver will pick you up from your inn (hotel/Riad).
Overview of 2 Day tour Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
Your first day of 2 Days trip from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert starts the early morning bypassing the T’Chka Pass through the high Atlas mounts. We will get enough time to make stops and take pictures of Berber houses and green land. At that point, we proceed south to the ksar of Ait Ben Haddou where we will make a fast stop for pictures. Or a small visit when the day is sufficiently long in the summer months.
Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
This Kasbah (listed in the World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). Indeed, and it’s known for many films including Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penelope Cruz…
We will continue Our Marrakech to Merzouga trip to see movie studios and Taourirt kasbah from outside in Ouarzazate. We can make other snappy stops for the photos at better places where the view is marvelous. You’ll possess the free time for lunch in Tinejdad or Touroug and afterward we proceed with our approach to Merzouga desert to arrive at the grand dunes of Erg Chebbi.
From here you’ll do the camel journey for 1–1:30 to our Berber camp before supper we’ll the occasion to watch the nightfall at the highest point of dunes. attempt the sandboarding if that is an action you are keen on, and you can take some photographs. We will continue to the camp where you’ll have a cup of mint tea.
The following day, after viewing the sunrise, you’ll take your breakfast and shower at camp then we’ll go back to Marrakech passing through the dry zone or the black desert where we’ll see acacia ordinary trees of these landscapes. While in transit to the Draa valley, we’ll make a few stops to enjoy the wonderful views of the Draa river that offers the name to this valley.
It’s the longest river in Morocco. Our outing proceeds towards Ouarzazate crossing the Anti Atlas. We’ll possess some free time for lunch in Ouarzazate city. We proceed with our trip to Marrakech. In the late evening, our driver will drop you off at your hotel.
Itinerary of 2 Day tour Marrakech to Merzouga
Day1: Marrakech-Atlas Mountains-Ait Ben Haddou-Ouarzazate-Roses valley-Dades Valley-Erfoud-Merzouga
Dear visitors, it’s glad for us to present to you our tour program of 2 Day tour Marrakech to Merzouga Desert. First of all in We will start our trip from your accommodation in Marrakech at 6:00 AM and travel towards the Atlas mountains through which you will enjoy stunning views of surrounding landscapes then we will pass in the highest point in Tichka pass (2260M) before reaching Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This Kasbah is the most impressive and well-preserved fortress city in Morocco.
The kasbah is a castle with towers in the corners. It was a place for leaders in the past and a meeting point for the caravan. we will continue the route, arriving at Ouarzazat which is the Moroccan Hollywood city that is famous for Hollywood movies that created and filmed there, for instance, Top Hollywood blockbusters that have been filmed in Ouarzazate include movie titles such as The Gladiator, The Mummy, Kingdom of Heaven, Game of Thrones, Prince of Persia and Lawrence of Arabia so after visiting Ouarzazat We continue our way, experiencing the Draa Valley, in route to Draa valley.
Then to Merzouga before the sunset to discover a wonderful and amazing panorama of this town by camels and head off into the desert for a 1-2 hour camel trek to spend desert camp for the night. The camp provides private Berber bivouacs, under stars that are so bright in the Desert. Overnight in the Nomad tent.
Dear visitors, on the second day of our desert tour from marrakech, we will wake up you early morning to see the wonderful sunrise on the dunes, after taking shower and take breakfast you will ride your camel back to Merzouga, you will find your driver waiting for you to start your journey back to Marrakech in different areas and different Berbers villages ( Alnif-Tazarine-N’kob-Agdez )and you can take lunch in Moroccan Hollywood “Ouarzazate”. after lunch, you will continue to Marrakech and drop you off in your accommodation in the evening. End of our 2 Day tour Marrakech to Merzouga Desert.
Includes and excludes in 2 Days Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
|√ Pickup & drop off service
√ English/Spanish speaking driver
√ 4WD vehicle with
√ Breakfasts in desert area
√ Dinners in desert area
√ Camel for each in the desert
√ Bottle of water for each
|* Plane ticket
* Monuments fees
* Lunches (can be included if you want)
* Drinks as wine
More Info About 2 Days trip From Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
|2 days/1 night
|TIME IN THE TRANS
|+ 10 hours
|NUMBER OF PERSONS
What you need to know:
- You will receive the confirmation at the time of booking your 2 day tour marrakech to merzouga
- No shopping force. We want to feel free all the time.
- All the fees you will know it before you book.
- You can book this trip or other trip any time you want.
- You will find with us any kind of accommodation depending on your budget.
- You can stop your driver any time you want to take pictures or to stretch your legs.
- The pickup time is 8 am and we will contact you before to give you all the details.
- The time in the car depends your itinerary more days fewer hours in the car.
- About lunches, our driver will recommend to you the best restaurant or you can choose yours using TripAdvisor.
- The vegetarian option is available in 2 day tour marrakech to merzouga. Let us know before you book.
What we need to know:
- Departure date: When would you like to start your 2 day tour marrakech to merzouga?
- Number of travelers: How many people will be the 2 days trip from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert?
- Accommodation preference: Are you looking for budget, mid-range, or luxury accommodations in this desert trip?
- Transportation preference: Would you like to travel by private car, shared minibus, or any other specific mode of transportation?
- Any specific activities or attractions you would like to include in your itinerary of 2 day tour Marrakech to Merzouga?
- Return date: When would you like to end your desert tour and return to Marrakech?
- Desert camp preference: Are you interested in staying overnight in a desert camp? If so, would you prefer a standard camp or a luxury camp?
- Dietary restrictions: Do you or any of your fellow travelers have any dietary restrictions or preferences that need to be taken into consideration?
- Language preference: Do you prefer an English-speaking guide or are you comfortable with a guide who speaks Arabic, French or other language?
- Any specific places or attractions you would like to visit along the way?
FAQ of Desert Tour from Marrakech
Could you do a day trip to the Sahara Desert from Marrakech?
Yes, it’s possible to do a day trip to the Sahara Desert from Marrakech, but it’s not recommended due to the long trip time. The trip to the desert can take up to 10 hours one way, so it’s better to plan for at least a two or three- day trip.
How do I get from Marrakech to the desert?
The most common way to get from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert is by joining a guided stint, which includes transportation, reflections, and accommodation. Alternately, you can rent an auto and drive, but be prepared for a long trip.
How do I get to the Merzouga desert?
Yes, many travelers find the Sahara Desert to be a highlight of their trip to Morocco. The unique experiences of beautiful landscapes, camel trekking, and camping under the stars in the desert are worth it for many people..
Is it worth going to the Sahara desert in Morocco?
Yes, many travelers find the Sahara Desert to be a highlight of their trip to Morocco. The unique experiences of beautiful landscapes, camel trekking, and camping under the stars in the desert are worth it for many people.
Is Agafay desert worth visiting?
Yes, the Agafay Desert is worth visiting, especially if you are short on time. It’s much near to Marrakech than the Sahara, and while it does not have the classic beach stacks, it offers a beautiful and unique rocky desert geography.
How many days does it take to walk the Sahara desert?
Walking across the Sahara Desert is an enormous undertaking that could take several months. The Sahara is the largest scorching desert in the world, with a size similar to the United States.
How far is Marrakesh from the desert?
Marrakesh is about is 350 miles or around 560 kilometers from the edge of Erg Chebbi in the Sahara Desert. The trip by private car or bus takes around 9- 10 hours.
Is it worth visiting the Sahara desert?
Many people view a visit to the Sahara Desert as a must-do when traveling to Morocco. The stunning geographies, camel treks, and the chance to witness desert life make it a unique and worthwhile destination. Still, it’s important to be prepared for the long trip and potentially harsh conditions.
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