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Desert Dreams:
Marrakech to Merzouga

A Journey Through Time and Beauty

Embark on a 4-day Merzouga trip for cultural immersion with Berber traditions, desert adventures like camel treks and stargazing, offering unique accommodations and personal reflection, all while supporting the local community.

From Marrakech, passing through :

1- The town of Ouarzazate

Discover Ouarzazate, nicknamed the “Gateway to the Desert”, a fascinating city in Morocco. Nestled between the Atlas Mountains and the vast expanses of desert, Ouarzazate’s unique landscape is a delight to behold. Famous for its film studios and iconic movie sets, the city offers a captivating blend of Berber and Saharan cultures. Its adobe architecture, lively souks and lush oases add to its bewitching charm. The ideal starting point for exploring the treasures of the desert, Ouarzazate will delight travelers in search of adventure and authenticity.

2- The Taourirt kasbah

The Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate is an architectural gem steeped in history. Its adobe walls, richly decorated with traditional motifs, bear witness to the region’s past grandeur. This fortress, once the residence of the Glaoui, lords of the Atlas mountains, is enchanting with its vaulted rooms, secret passages and sumptuous interiors. Nestled in the heart of a verdant oasis, the Kasbah de Taourirt embodies the elegance and charm of ancient Morocco.

3- The Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou

Ait-Ben-Haddou, located in the southeastern region of Morocco, is a stunning fortified village that earned its UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 1987. This charming settlement, established approximately a millennium ago, held significant importance as a pivotal stop along ancient caravan routes. Nowadays, Ait-Ben-Haddou stands as one of Morocco’s top tourist destinations, undoubtedly the most alluring highlight for travelers exploring the nation’s diverse landscapes.

4- Merzouga

Merzouga, the pearl of the Moroccan Sahara, marvels at its golden dunes that seem to stretch on forever. This village nestled at the gateway to the desert invites you to immerse yourself in its breathtaking landscapes, where wind-sculpted dunes create a spellbinding tableau. Camel caravans and spectacular sunsets add a magical effect to this place, a must-see destination for adventurers in search of the Saharan essence.

5- The Dades Valley

The Dades Valley in Morocco is a natural wonder sculpted by time. Between the Atlas Mountains, this valley is enchanted by its singular rock formations, known as “monkey fingers”, which stand proudly. The green oases contrast with the ochre hues of the landscape, creating a striking visual harmony. The deep gorges of the Dades invite immersive exploration of this exceptional landscape, where nature and Berber culture merge to offer an unforgettable experience.

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Marrakech to Aït Ben Haddou Depart from Marrakech.
✧ Drive through Aït Ourir.
✧ Visit the historic Aït Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its picturesque kasbahs.
✧ Continue the journey to Ouarzazate, a city often called the "Gateway to the Sahara."
✧ Overnight stay in Ouarzazate.
Day 1
Day 2
Ouarzazate to Gorges du Dadès Explore Ouarzazate, including visits to :

✧Taourirt Kasbah and Atlas Film Studios.
✧Depart for Gorges du Dadès. Enjoy a scenic drive through the stunning Toudgha River Valley.
✧Arrive at Gorges du Dadès, known for its dramatic rock formations.
✧Spend the night in the heart of the gorge.
Day 2
Day 3
Gorges du Dadès to Merzouga Depart from Gorges du Dadès.
✧ Continue your journey towards the Sahara Desert.
✧ Arrive in Merzouga, a gateway to the dunes of the Erg Chebbi desert.
✧ Experience a camel trek into the desert and witness the breathtaking sunset.
✧ Overnight in a desert camp under the starry sky.
Day 3
Day 4
Merzouga to Marrakech
Wake up early to catch the sunrise over the dunes.
✧Return by camel to Merzouga.
✧Begin the drive back to Marrakech.
✧Pass through various picturesque landscapes, including small villages and the High Atlas Mountains.
✧Arrive back in Marrakech, concluding your adventurous journey.
Day 4

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