At Berber Camp Merzouga we have created this 3 days sahara desert tour from Chefchaouen to Marrakech via Merzouga for travelers with short time in Morocco and willing to visit the desert. You will drive through the rif mountains and middle atlas to get to Meknes the ismail's capital then pass by Ifrane and the Azrou forest before reach the city of Midelt. At the second day you will cross the Ziz Valley then get to Merzouga desert where you will change your vehicle to camel. At the third you will pass by the city of Ouarzazate and Tizi N'Tichka on the way to Marrakech.
After breakfast in your riad, you will leave Chefchaouen traveling towards Azro, a beautiful mountains village, referred to as “the Switzerland of Morocco” and then on to Midelt. During this journey, you'll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. Stopping at Azrou, a Berber village in the middle of the famous cedar forest - the largest in Morocco - where you may well sight Barbary apes. After sometime within the forest, your journey continues to Midelt along the magnificent hills and mountains of the Atlas, overnight in Midelt.
The second day, after a traditional breakfast at your Hotel, Continuing on to Ziz Valley, and Ziz Gorge, you begin the climb into the High Atlas Mountains, before descending along the road. following the valley carved by the Ziz River. and into the fabulous Morocco desert.
Here you can enjoy, a panoramic view of the beautiful Gorges and Valley. with its vast date palm groves, shortly after passing through, the town of Erfoud, you can see some of Morocco's rich fossil, fields, and quarries.
And then make your way to the Berber village of Merzouga. and Morocco's spectacular Sahara Desert sand dunes. The beautiful Erg Chebbi dunes. Here you will take a camel ride, into the camp and dunes. to watch the sun setting, over the desert.
Tonight is spent camping. under the stars in comfort private Berber tent. Overnight in desert camp.
Wake early to watch the sunrise before breakfast. Then, ride your camel back to the main road in the village of Merzouga. Your driver will be waiting to pick you up for the transfer to Marrakech. Stop half-way for lunch in Ouarzazate and then continue to Marrakesh via High Atlas Mountains, The arrival to Marrakesh is usually scheduled around 6:00 in the evening.
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