Visit Ait Benhaddou and film studios in Ouarzazatte
Enjoy Atlas mountains while passing Tizi n Tichka
Explore Dades and Todgha gorges with optional trek (if time allows)
DAY 1 : MARRAKECH – ATLAS MOUNTAINS - AIT BENHADDOU KASBAH - OUARZAZATE – SKOURA - DADES VALLEY :
Our pre-designed budget Marrakech to Merzouga dsert tour starts driving towards Ouarzazate through the Tizi n'Tichka pass at 2260 m over the High Atlas Mountains. You will enjoy the landscapes and the beauty of Berber villages. We will visit Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou ,which is the largest Kasbah in Morocco , and it is a Unesco historical site. We will have lunch at the Kasbah before we continue to Dades Valley via Ouarzazate,called as the Hollywood of Africa. We will pass along the Road of the thousand Kasbahs, before stopping at Kalaat M'Gouna. It is well-known for roses and its annual festival during May. We spend the night in the Dades Gorge local riad/guest house with dinner and breakfast.
DAY 2 : FROM DADES VALLEY – TODGHA GORGES – MERZOUGA ERG CHEBBI DESERT AND AND CAMEL TREK TO CAMP:
Our Fes budget travel continues after breakfast, and we’ll drive through the valley to see rock formation “the monkey toes”. Leaving the Dades Valley towards Todgha valley we’ll see panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Arriving at the Gorge you’ll walk under the 300 m high red cliff, where many Rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. We visit Erfoud and Rissani where you’ll have lunch and afterwards, we’ll leave for the village of Merzouga. Our camel-ride starts heading into the Erg Chebbi desert, guided by an experienced camel guide. After 1 hour you will get to the highest sand dunes in morocco to see one of the best sunsets in your life after that you well get to Berber tents where you will have dinner, camp fire, drum party and over night stay in the desert.
DAY 3 : FROM MERZOUGA TO ZIZ VALLEY – CEDAR FOREST – IFRANE - FES :
The Morocco budget tour finishes today . The camel guide will wake you up to see the sunrise, then you’ll peacefully camel-trek back to the village of Merzouga appreciating the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses. Arriving back in Merzouga and after breakfast and hot shower in the guesthouse, we’ll leave to Fes via Errachidia along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, and through the Tizi N talghamt pass to Midelt, stopping in Zaida to enjoy a barbecue and refresh with a glass of mint tea before continuing to Azrou, a Berber village in the Middle Atlas Mountains, where we’ll stop to see the Barbarian apes in the cedar forest. Then we continue to Ifrane called the French village or the Switzerland of morocco , stopping for a picture or a drink before arriving to Fes, where the tour ends.
3 DAY BUDGET SAHARA TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO FES
Enjoy camel trek in desert
Experience Sahara desert in Merzouga
Visit Erfoud and Rissani
DETAILED PROGRAM FOR MARRAKECH BUDGET DESERT EXCURSION
Experienced driver / guide
Transport for tour from Marrakech in comfortable air conditioned 4x4 vehicle
Pick up and drop off from your hotel
Tips and what's not mentioned in the Tour from Marrakech
Plane ticket to and from Morocco
Drinks and lunches
INCLUDED IN MARRAKECH BUDGET TRAVEL
1 Night in the Sahara desert dunes with dinner and breakfast
Accommodation in hotel / riad / desert camp in desert tents
Camel trek to reach the desert camp (1 camel per person)