MERZOUGA

Experience the charm and magic of the desert!
from/per person 172,00
  • Number of nights
    2
  • Departure
    time

    07:30
  • Return
    time

    19:00
  • Meeting
    place

    Hotel
  • Maximum number
    20

Known by the highest dunes of the kingdom with more than 150 meters in height. Merzouga is located 570 km from Marrakech, a road filled with beautiful landscapes that combine between the High Atlas snow-capped mountains, rivers, oases, gorges and sand dunes...

Day 1 - 330 km:
The road to Merzouga is done through Boumalne Dades which is the first stage of this circuit towards the large dunes. After a 2 hour drive in the High Atlas Mountains, you make a stop in the Tizi N'Tichka pass, it is one of the highest peaks in the Atlas with 2,260 meters in height, then you continue to Kasbah Ait Ben-Haddou declared as international heritage of humanity by UNESCO to discover it and carry out a guided immersion between its alleys.
Lunch in Ait Ben-Haddou village, then you take the bus back to the Skoura palm grove where you will visit the famous Kasbah Amerhidil and take a walk in its beautiful Oasis accompanied by a villager who takes you between its palm trees and makes you discover the life of the Berbers of this Atlas region. He will talk to you about their ways of life, their customs and the nature of the work that is done in the palm grove by making a demonstration ... Transfer to Boumalne Dades where you will spend the night in a guest house with dinner and breakfast included.
 
Day 2 - 270 km:
This morning, and after breakfast, you will head to the Merzouga desert via the road of the thousand Kasbahs. En route you will make several stops including a stop to contemplate the Todra Gorge and another stop in the town of Erfoud which is the last stop before arriving in the desert. In Erfoud, you will have free time for lunch and then you will explore a fossil workshop to witness the different stages of its extraction.
Once you arrive in Merzouga, and after a few kilometers on the track, you reach the hostel from where you start a 30-minute camel ride. Night in the bivouac in a tent at the foot of the sand dunes.
In the evening, after watching the sunset and after dinner, the Tuaregs from the bivouac host a small tamtam show around a campfire.
 
Day 3 - 590 km:
After sunrise and breakfast, you take the bus back to Marrakech making a stop in Ouarzazate city where you have the opportunity to visit the Ouarzazate cinema studios or the Taourirt kasbah and that after a free time for lunch.
NB: In Ouarzazate you can only make one visit among the 3 proposed!
 
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This circuit is proposed with drivers speaking different languages (French or Spanish or English), you can choose the desired language when confirming your reservation. To improve the content of this circuit, a guide is strongly recommended who will give you more explanations and information and will lead you to the different sites that you are going to visit except in the cinema studio where the visits are made with a guide from the studio against a tip.

 

All the services included in this product are mentioned below:

  • Air-conditioned and comfortable tourist bus throughout the circuit
  • Professional and responsible driver
  • Pick up from your hotel or from Jamaa el Fna Square or the nearest place to your riad
  • Guided tour of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou (local guide)
  • Walk in an oasis between palm trees with a villager
  • Night in a riad in Boumalne Dades
  • Visit the Todra Gorges
  • Visit a fossil workshop
  • Dromedary ride in Merzouga
  • Overnight in a nomadic bivouac with shared sanitary facilities
  • Dinner and breakfast at riad and at the bivouac
  • In case of choosing a rental car, fuel will not be included

Below are the pricing tables of all the services proposed in this product:

Price per adults

1 Person
450,00 €
2 Persons
250,00 €
3 Persons
195,00 €
4 Persons
160,00 €
5 Persons
120,00 €
6 Persons
110,00 €
7 Persons and more
90,00 €

Children's conditions

Children free
1
Children free with "Shared tour"
0
Discount per child
-0%
Discount after 7 pers.
-40%

*They are not applied on children if they benefit from a reduced rate.
*They are not applied on accommodation.

3 star hotels

Single room 115,00 €
Double room 165,00 €
Triple room 250,00 €
Triple child room 230,00 €

4 star hotels

Single room 190,00 €
Double room 260,00 €
Triple room 390,00 €
Triple child room 350,00 €

5 star hotels

Single room 270,00 €
Double room 400,00 €
Triple room 600,00 €
Triple child room 500,00 €

Option Shared Table

1 Person
-45%
2 Persons
-30%
3 Persons
-20%
4 Persons
-10%
5 Persons
-5%
6 Persons
-5%
7 Persons and more
-10%

Children policy 60 Days

Guides rates

Guide EN330.00 €
Guide FR330.00 €
Guide ES330.00 €
Guide IT330.00 €
Guide PO330.00 €

Car rental rates

Dacia Logan or equiv. ( 4 p ) -220.00 €
Renault Clio Manual or equiv. ( 4 p ) -195.00 €
Dacia Duster Manual or equiv. ( 4 p ) -160.00 €
Renault Kajdar Manual or equiv. ( 4 p ) -90.00 €
Toyota Prado TX Manual or equiv. ( 5 p ) +90.00 €

Vehicle rates

Toyota Prado TX or equiv. ( 5 p ) +70.00 €
Mercedes - Vito or equiv. ( 6 p ) +70.00 €

Below are the hotels included in each destination by category, in the case of unavailability of one of the hotels mentioned in the program, MY MARRAKECH TOURS undertakes to offer you hotels similar or superior to the chosen category.

Category 3 stars:

Boumalne Dades
  • La Gazelle de Dades or La Fibule de Dades depending on the availability
Merzouga
  • Nomadic bivouac (with common sanitary)

Category 4 stars:

Boumalne Dades
  • Riad Gabsi or Dar Ahlam depending on the availability
Merzouga
  • Normal bivouac (with private sanitary)

Category 5 stars:

Boumalne Dades
  • Riad Rihana or Tizzaraouine depending on the availability
Merzouga
  • Luxury bivouac (with private sanitary)

First day options

Amerhidil Kasbah

A 17th century kasbah located in the palm grove of Skoura built by a descendant of Zaouia Ennaciria. Amridil was a small Zaouia or brotherhood, its mission was purely religious, it ensured the teaching of the principles of Islam and the learning of the Koran. Its buildings still include a section reserved for students and a prayer room and on its roof, it still retains an ancient sundial whose main function was to determine the prayer times from sunrise to sunset. *Access fees do not include the guide.

Tea ceremony

During a stop in Skoura Oasis, we open the doors of an old kasbah still inhabited to discover from the inside and discover the customs of the Berber family who live there, she will make you attend a tea ceremony...

Second day options

Adrenaline in Jeep

To add an adventure touch to your circuit and better enjoy the Merzouga desert, We suggest you to change your vehicle in Erfoud by 4x4, then head to Merzouga where you make a 60-minutes circuit between its sand dunes, this circuit ends in the bivouac or the place from where you start the dromedaries ride. The next day, you will use the 4x4 from the bivouac to the village of Merzouga to take back your vehicle and continue the circuit.
Each 4x4 car has a capacity of 6 people, if you are more than 6 people please select more than one car according to your number.
Option available only if the vehicle chosen from Marrakech is not a Toyota Prado TX car.

Third day options

Taourirt kasbah

A kasbah from the 17th century, it was built on a hill at the crossroads of two rivers, Dadès and Idermi to ensure the safety and protection of the caravans that came or went to Timbuktu. Kasbah Taourirt is built respecting the architecture of the Tuaregs of the Sahara in the form of a labyrinth to ensure also the protection of the Pasha in case of an invasion, then in the 19th century, the kasbah experienced the construction of its extension by the Glaoui family who ruled southern Morocco at the time.
Access fees do not include the guide.

The cinema museum

Located in the city center of Ouarzazate, this museum was first of all a film studio created by Italian film production companies in 1981 on two hectares, it consists of different sets of cult films relating to the history of the Bible. In 2007, the studio was transformed into a cinema museum. Free for children under 7 years old.

Cinema studios

Ouarzazate cinema Studios are very famous in Morocco, during this visit you go to discover the different sets and stages used in major international productions filmed in Ouarzazate... The studio guide is not included, visitors generally leave him a tip.

Full board supplement

This option gives you the possibility to include lunch meals throughout your circuit in the places mentioned in the description. All the meals proposed consist of a minimum of 3 courses (starter + main course + dessert), the menus are excluding drinks.
For allergy sufferers, please inform us about your allergy in the dedicate field in the second step of the Cart.

The time mentioned between destinations is the journey time without any stops!

Marrakech

330 KM 6:00

Boumalne Dadès

Boumalne Dadès

270 KM 4:20

Merzouga

Merzouga

590 KM 9:30

Marrakech


Tags

  • # The throats
  • # Bivouac
  • # Circuit
  • # Palm grove
  • # Mountains
  • # Desert
  • # Camel
  • # Adrenaline
  • # Leisure
  • # Découverte

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