3 Days Tour from Errachidia to Merzouga
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3 Days Desert Tour from Errachidia to Merzouga
Overview of the desert tour from Errachidia to Merzouga:
Our three-day trip from Errachidia to the Merzouga Desert, which also includes stops in the Sahara Desert, Rissani, and Erfoud, three interesting places in southeast Morocco, is one of the best tours. A chance like that should not be missed. In addition, you will enjoy yourself and capture beautiful images in the Sahara Desert. In Erfoud, there are beautiful palm trees and scenery, as well as incredible fossil shops.
Tour from Errachidia to Merzouga, highlights:
- Ziz Valley and Erfoud city
- Trip from Errachidia to Merzouga Desert
- Visit Rassani Souk.
- Camel Trek across the Merzouga dunes
- DISCOVER GORGEOUS SUNSETS, sunrise, AND STARS in desert
- Enjoy Berber AND Ganawa MUSIC
Itinerary of 3 days Morocco tour from Errachidia To Merzouga:
Day 1: from Errachidia to Merzouga Desert via the Ziz Valley and Erfoud city
We will pick you up from your hotel or airport and we start our desert tour from Errachidia to Merzouga, a charming city with a Saharan climate and a breathtaking view of palm trees and mountains. After that, we will visit the breathtaking Saharan desert dunes. Along the way, we will stop in the town of Erfoud, which is also referred to as the “Gateway to the Sahara Desert” because of its proximity to the Erg Chebbi dunes and its profusion of stores selling fossils and Saharan clothing.
We will stop at the highest dune on our camel ride through the Sahara Desert to observe the sunset. This is also a fantastic chance for you to take pictures of yourself with the priceless golden dunes in the background.
Day 2: Merzouga Desert in a Full Day
Your opportunity to explore Merzouga’s desert will be better today. A trip to Khamlia, a village well known for producing musicians from Mali and Sudan, is also planned. Later today, we will have lunch with a Berber family who lives in the desert before a knowledgeable guide takes us by camel through the Sahara. In Merzouga’s desert, we will watch the sunset.
We will take in a Berber dinner and the drumming around the campfire once we get to Merzouga’s desert tent. In the desert of Merzouga, you will sleep in a tent.
Day 3: from Merzouga Desert to Errachidia through Rissani and the Ziz Valley
We will have a sumptuous breakfast in the desert in his field to start the second day of our two-day journey from Errachidia to Merzouga, and then we will ride camels back to Merzouga. Then, we will embark on a daylong expedition through the Merzouga desert by driving behind the dunes in a 4WD vehicle. Similarly, before visiting a village of people with heavy black skin who were once slaves from Sudan, we will have the chance to meet and learn about a nomadic family close to the Algerian-Moroccan border.
We will pick you up and take you to the hotel or the airport in the evening after leaving for Errachidia. That will mark the end of your tour from Errachidia to Merzouga.
- Pick up/drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech.
- Private A/C transport during the tour.
- Camel ride per each in Zagora desert.
- Overnight stay in the Zagora desert camp.
- Diner and breakfast.
- Lunches and soft drinks.
- Entrance fees to monuments.
- Other personal expenses.
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Frequent Asked Questions
Both Zagora and Merzouga are popular tourist destinations in Morocco, known for their desert landscapes and opportunities for camel trekking and experiencing the Sahara Desert. However, determining which one is better depends on your personal preferences and what you are looking for in your desert experience.
Zagora is located in the Draa Valley region and offers a more accessible desert experience compared to Merzouga. It is closer to major cities like Marrakech, making it a convenient option for travelers with limited time. The desert in Zagora is still impressive, with beautiful dunes and picturesque sunsets. However, the dunes in Zagora are smaller compared to those in Merzouga.
On the other hand, Merzouga is renowned for its stunningly large dunes, including the famous Erg Chebbi. These dunes are among the highest in Morocco and offer a more dramatic and immersive desert experience. Merzouga is located in southeastern Morocco, close to the Algerian border, and a bit farther from major cities. This can make it a slightly longer journey to reach, but many travelers consider it worth the effort for the breathtaking dunes.
Can you do a day trip to the Sahara Desert from Marrakech?
Yes, it is possible to do a day trip to the Sahara Desert from Marrakech, but it is a long journey and involves a significant amount of travel time. The Sahara Desert is located quite far from Marrakech, so keep in mind that it will be a long day with limited time to spend in the desert itself.
Yes, Merzouga Desert is indeed part of the Sahara Desert. The Sahara Desert is the largest hot desert in the world, covering a vast expanse of North Africa.
Merzouga is a small village located in southeastern Morocco, near the border with Algeria. It is renowned for its towering sand dunes, including the famous Erg Chebbi dunes. These dunes are part of the larger Sahara Desert, which extends beyond Merzouga into other parts of Morocco, Algeria, and neighboring countries.
The desert landscape in Merzouga showcases the typical characteristics of the Sahara, with its golden sand dunes, vast open spaces, and arid climate. It offers visitors an opportunity to experience the beauty and tranquility of the Sahara Desert in Morocco.
Can you camp in the Sahara desert?
Yes, camping in the Sahara Desert is a popular and memorable experience for many travelers. There are several options available for camping in the Sahara, including both organized camps and independent camping.
Whether you choose an organized camp or independent camping, spending a night under the starry desert sky is a unique and enchanting experience. The silence, vastness, and beauty of the desert make it a memorable part of any journey to Morocco. Just remember to follow guidelines and respect the environment to minimize your impact on the delicate desert ecosystem.
The Merzouga Desert, located in Morocco, is generally considered safe for visitors.
It’s recommended to hire a local guide or join a reputable tour company when exploring the desert. They are familiar with the terrain and can provide valuable guidance. Or travel in groups: If possible, travel in a group, especially when venturing into remote areas of the desert. This can enhance safety if any issues arise.
The desert environment can be challenging, with extreme temperatures during the day and potentially cold nights. Be prepared with appropriate clothing, sun protection, and sufficient water supplies.
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