South East
Location
Year-round
Dates
3 Days
Duration
4/10
Physicality
16+
Age

Would you like to see the desert and feel like a nomad but you are really pressed for time? Sahara Express Tour for busy nomads is just for you! It is a 3 day tour, each day you will see completely different scenery: from the views of the High Atlas mountains to the rural villages of the countryside and of course, the Sahara Desert itself!


PRICE PER PERSON:  From 260 €                    

N° Days                      N° Person1 Person    Group 2 – 3  Group 4 – 6 Group 7 – 12
3 Days

2 Nights

    Accommodation

Type

ComfortOn request420 €/person315 €/person260 €/person
Comfort plusOn request530 €/person380 €/person290 €/person

DEPARTURE/ARRIVAL:          Marrakech


WHAT’S  INCLUDED:

                                                           Certified English-speaking Guide

                                                            Transfer from and to Marrakech

                                                            Transfer by a land cruiser or minibus

                                                            Accommodation: 2 nights (Dades + desert Camp)

                                                             2 breakfasts and 2 dinners included

                                                             Camel ride to and from the Desert Camp


WHAT’S  NOT INCLUDED:

                                                            Lunches and drinks

                                                            Entrance fees

                                                            International flights

                                                             Travel insurance

                                                             Personal purchases

                                                            Tips


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

                                                           You’ll receive the confirmation of the booking

                                                           There will be programmed stops for you to take pictures

                                                           Strong recommendation: comfortable shoes, sunblock and sunglasses 

                                                           For winter nomads: make sure to bring warm clothing!


On arrival to Merzouga you will immediately jump on your camel and traverse the sand dunes to see the sunset over Erg Chebbi.

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Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley

Today we will start the journey from Marrakech to Dades valley across the Tizi-N-Tichka pass (2260m high) in the High Atlas Mountains. You will enjoy the beautiful landscapes and be able to see Berber villages on the way. Then you will visit Kasbah Ait benhadou, a heritage site famous for the movies that were shot here, among them are: Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, Kingdom of heaven, and some others. After lunch  you will go to Ouarzazate, The Gate of Sahara, and then finally you will enter the Rose valley and the city of roses with its fascinating Skoura palm grove. After the trip you will have a delicious dinner and have time to share with your new friends the experience of your first days in Dades valley where we will stay overnight. (Travel distance: 340 Km)

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Day 2: Dades Gorges – Tinjdad – Touroug – Erfoud – Merzouga

After your now beloved Moroccan breakfast we will take you to Tighir village stopping for a  morning walk across Todgha gorges where the cliffs are as high as 600m and only 10m wide. After lunch in Tinjedad you will visit Touroug Palm Plantation and Erfoud town where you will have the opportunity to see the local fossil craft workshop. After the workshop we will take you to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi and the Dunes of Merzouga. From here your trip will continue on camelback. You will be able to enjoy the sunset from the dunes and stay overnight in the Desert Camp in the middle of the dunes of Merzouga. (Travel distance: 240 Km)

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Day 3:Merzouga – Tazarine – Agdez – Ouarzazate - Marrakech

Early in the morning we will enjoy the sunrise from the dunes of Erg chebbi, just 50 km away of Algeria, have breakfast in the camp and go back to the place where our car is parked. We will drive across acacia tree savanas into Draa valley, the longest and most preserved palm valley of Morocco. Then we will head north to Ouarzazate on the way back to Marrakech via Tizi-n-Tichka pass. Enough nomad life! Back to civilization! We will stay overnight in Marrakech. (Travel distance: 550 Km)

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5.00 based on 1 review
28 March 2015

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