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3 days Desert Tour from Essaouira to Sahara in Morocco camel trip

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Program for 3 days Desert Tour from Essaouira to Sahara in Morocco camel trip

Day 1: Essaouira – Taroudante – Taliouine – Taznakht – Ouarzazate

Departure from Essaouira early morning with an interesting stop to enjoy the old ramparts of Taroudante city. Then, continue to Taliouine(safran city) known as the produced town for Safran, it is the heart of the saffron growing area of Morocco ”Saffron Cooperative” and carry on to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. We will stop at the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, 30 kilometers from Hollywood Ouarzazate. The kasbah is one of the most intriguing red earth castles lining the ancient road of the Kasbahs, and is a UNESCO world heritage site, then continue to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa” the town has one of the biggest studios in the world where lot of movies you might have seen, such as “Gladiator”, “Jewel of the Nile” and “The Sahara” where shotted. Check into your riad/hotel where you will be accommodate with dinner and breakfast.

Day 2: Ouarzazate – Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Merzouga(camel ride)

After breakfast in the hotel, and our travel company driver will continue trip through the “Road of the thousand Kasbahs” - the fascinating “sand castles”. We will continue in our journey to stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “The roses city” known for roses and its annual festival during the roses harvest in May, and then continue to Dades valley, and Tinghir where we will visit Todra valley. Watch the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Get to the Gorge and walk under the 300m high red cliff, where many Rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Continue our trip to Erfoud and Rissani where we have lunch; afterwards, we leave for the village of Merzouga, where your camel will be awaiting you. before you mount your camel, guided by an experienced camel man, to explore within the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you will spend your night under the stars, or if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent.

Day 3: Merzouga – Ouarzazate –Marrakech

In the morning we will ride the camels backing to Merzouga. You’ll have the breakfest and shower in your riad in Merzouga, then leave for Rissani (once Sijilmassa) – the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty, the current ruling family. With most of the woman veiled, and men hooded, this is a very traditional Moroccan town. We’ll continue driving towards Marrakech.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your Essaouira riad/ hotel or airport
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Duration
3 days
Return Details
Your Marrakech  riad/ hotel or airport
Inclusions
  • Pick up from your riad /hotel in Casablanca. Transport in comfortable A/C vehicle English speaking guide / driver. Accommodation in hotels / riads Dinners and breakfasts Camel ride in Merzouga desert Sleeping in Sahara camp - tent. Drop off at your hotel at the end of the tour
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Exclusions
  • Lunches and drinks
  • Entry fees for museums, monuments and attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Dress code is Smart casual
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I found trek Morocco online and it was reasonable in price. I sent a small PayPal deposit and brought cash on my arrival. Our driver picked us up and we started our trip. Walid was very nice. Spoke English. Would tell us a bit about places as we were passing. He would always
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Response from Day Trips f, Owner at 3 days Desert Tour from Essaouira to Sahara in Morocco camel trip
Responded 15 Jul 2018
Hi Mr.Justin Thanks for booking morocco tour with us,really it's a pleasure to arrange a tour for you. Morocco is your second land and we are your best friends in this country that offers desert & atlas tour. We hope to see you again!!! Best wishes Nourddine TMD Tour
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