3 Days Camel Trip
Camel Trip 3 days from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga , is one of the best itineraries in Morocco, and as you can see, all travel agents offer it as their number one tour , to cut to the chase, the itinerary is the same everywhere, it is the quality of the service, the qualification of the drivers, the choice of accommodations and the long partnership with all contributing parties in this tour (guides, restaurants, hotels…) that makes a difference.
We have been running this tour among others for a long time that our clients are always treated well and welcomed. The tour covers a huge part of Morocco and offers a variety of landscapes, attractions and lifestyles.
The last however is a long drive from Merzouga back to Marrakech and therefore, we recommend to take the 4 days extended tour whenever it is possible (Especially if you are travelling with young kids.
Day 1: Marrakech - Tizi -n-Tichka - Ait Ben haddou - Ouarzazate - Dades
Approximately: 6 hours driving
We will pick up you from your (hotel/riad / bus station / Airport )then we will start our journey from Marrakech to Dades Gorges across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass, with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber villages then we continue to Kasbah Ait Benhaddou to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Benhaddou, you will have lunch at Ait benhaddou or ouarzazate where you’ll visit Kasbah Taourirt and the atlas studios then we continue to Dades gorges though roses and dades valley, we well spend the night in a riad/hotel in Dades gorges .
Day 2: Dades Gorges - Tenghir - Todra Gorges - Tinjdad - Erfoud
Approximately: 5 hours driving ,2 hours walking
After the breakfast, we go from Dades gorges to Erg chebbi sahara desert in Merzouga.
Berber villages are scattered along the way, we’ll pass through Todra Gorges ,Tenhir , Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet, and then we continue to a Hotel in Merzouga, after relaxing few minuts you will take some of you luggage in small bag (the necessary for the night in desert) and leave the other luggage in the hotel, then we will ride the camels on an adventure crossing the erg chebbi sand dunes, this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise.
When we reach the camp we will leave the camels and we walk to the highest sand dunes for sandboarding and to watch the sunset, we will spend the night in a camp (Berber nomad tents) with drums music in the middle of the Sahara .
Day 3: Camel Trekking back to Merzouga - Atlas mountains - Back to
Approximately: 7 hours driving
We will wake up you early morning to watch the sunrise in dunes, then we ride the camels back to Merzouga , after the breakfast and take shower in the Hotel, we start our journey backing to Marrakech trough different areas and different Berber villages ( Alnif , Tazarine , N’kob ) until Ouarzazate were we will use the same road back to Marrakech, we arrive in evening/night .