The giant golden dunes of Merzouga
A unique blend of highly contrasted landscapes!
Just 2 days and from Marrakech, enjoy a 2-day excursion to the Erg Echabbi desert and discover the giant dunes of Merzouga and admire the diversity of mountain, valley and oasis landscapes during your expedition. Discover the warm hospitality of the Sahrawi Berbers and get to know their culture and way of life.
Marrakech > Vallée des roses > Kelaa De Megouna > Gorges Dades > Merzouga
Pick up from your hotel at 7:30 am towards the superb dunes of Merzouga. You will pass through the High Atlas via the Tichka pass located at an altitude of 2260, the town of Ouarzazzate, the valley of the roses and the Kelaa of Megouna to the Dades gorges. Stop at the Dades valley for lunch in a restaurant located in the heart of the canyons 300 meters high. Then continue your way through the Toudra gorges and various Berber villages to reach the dunes of Merzouga: Erg Chebbi. You will leave your vehicles to ride a dromedary and enjoy the sumptuous sunset over the dunes. Dinner with local entertainment and overnight in a bivouac under the stars.
Merzouga > Vallée Deraa > Ouarzazate > Ait Ben Haddou > Marrakech
After a night in the heart of the desert, admire the sunrise over the dunes on a short ride on camels. Enjoy a good traditional lunch before joining your vehicles towards Ouarzazate via the Draa Valley. Arrive there, take a stroll through the movie studio and discover Berber dishes during a lunch break at one of the city's restaurants. Then, continue to the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou to discover the history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to Marrakech at the end of the afternoon and transfer to your accommodation.