2-Day Tour From Ouarzazate to Merzouga Sahara

The 2-Day Tour From Ouarzazate to Merzouga Sahara Overview:

The 2-Day Tour From Ouarzazate to Merzouga Sahara is perfect for those who wish to visit the desert, but can only spare two days. Visit the beautifully restored Kasbah Amredhil, tour its small museum, and wander the huge groves of palm trees. Stop by the Ounila valley and visit the women’s co-operatives making cosmetic products from the abundant roses from the valley.

Discover the fertile Dades Valley and go for a hike around the Toudgha Gorges with a local guide. Experience camel trekking in the famous dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga. Take photos wearing nomad turbans, and witness the sunset from the summit of the dunes. Taste dinner under the magical sky of the Sahara and dance to nomad music around a campfire.

Stay in a private nomad tent in a Merzouga desert camp among the dunes. Drive via varying landscapes of southern Morocco and travel through beautiful Berber villages. Explore Dra valley’s unlimited palm trees and explore Kasbah Tamnougalt. Drive over the Anti-Atlas Mountains and arrive back at Ouarzazate.

* Duration: 2 days / 1 night
* Departure time: 7/8 am
* Starting point: Your hotel / Riad in Ouarzazate
* Ending point: Your hotel / Riad in Ouarzazate

The 2-Day Tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga Sahara Itinerary:

1st Day: Ouarzazate – Merzouga Desert 

After breakfast, pick off your 2-Day Tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga Sahara. Your driver will be picked you up in an air-conditioned 4×4 car. Your first scheduled stop will be in Skoura Oasis. Explore the palm tree fields and visit the beautifully repaired Kasbah Amredhil. Your desert journey continues through the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs and the Valley of the Roses. In Kel’aa M’gouna, you can visit the local co-operatives to learn about locally-made cosmetic products.

After lunch, there will be opportunities to explore the Dades Valley, full of garden fields and olive trees. Shortly after, take a walk alongside the riverbank and through the fascinating Toudgha Gorges. Driving further east, you will drive past many Berber villages as far as Erfoud. Here, you can visit the fossil exhibits and have a tea break.

At Erg Chebbi dunes, an hour camel ride leads to the top of the dunes (250 m). From here, witness the spectacle of the sunset and enjoy the peacefulness of the Sahara. Back at the campsite, sip a welcoming glass of tea and check in to your private tent. At night, savour dinner under the starlit sky of the Sahara. San an evening of traditional music with the nomads and the other guests. Sleep in your private nomad tent in the Merzouga desert.

2nd Day: Erg Chebbi Dunes – Ouarzazate

Early in the morning, a second camel ride leads to the summit of the dunes of Erg Chebbi. From the summit, the sunrise and the views of the sand dunes are spectacular. Back at the camp, you will have breakfast and continue your desert adventure. You will drive from the Merzouga desert to Ouarzazate passing by many Berber villages. Including Rissani, Alnif, Tazzarine, featured in the movie ‘Babel’, and N’Qob. You will explore the village and have lunch.

In the afternoon, you travel off-track through the Dra Valley. This is the longest valley in Morocco and is full of palm trees and kasbahs. After exploring the valley, enjoy a scenic drive along the ancient Road of the Caravans. Back on the paved road, you stop at Agdez for a coffee or tea break. Later on, you cross the Anti-Atlas Mountains and pass of Tizi-n-Tinfifite to arrive at Ouarzazate. End your wonderful Ouarzazate to Merzouga Desert for 2- Days!

Private transportation in an air-conditioned comfortable 4×4 car or luxury minivan
Pick-up from and drop-off at your accommodation in Ouarzazate
Experienced English/French/Spanish driver/ guide
Overnight in an authentic Merzouga desert camp near Erg Chebbi Dunes
Option to upgrade to Merzouga luxury desert camp with ensuite bathroom
Camel ride for an hour to an hour and a half and free sand-boarding
Option to go to and to come back from the camp in the 4×4 car
Berber music and drumming around a campfire in the desert
The opportunity to ask the driver to stop for breaks whenever you wish

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