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Morocco Sahara Trip / 3 Days Desert Tour from Rabat To Merzouga

Starting Location

Rabat/Airport or Accommodation

Starting time

Around 08:00 am

Tour’s Duration

3 Days/2 nights

Ending Location

Marrakech/Airport or Accommodation

Why Start Your Tour from Rabat?

Rabat, the capital city of Morocco, is a vibrant and culturally rich metropolis nestled along the country’s Atlantic coast. With its blend of modernity and historical charm, Rabat offers visitors a captivating experience. The city is characterized by its well-preserved medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where narrow winding streets lead to bustling markets and traditional Moroccan architecture. Rabat boasts a treasure trove of architectural wonders and historical landmarks from the iconic Hassan Tower and the regal Royal Palace to the tranquil Chellah Necropolis and the picturesque Kasbah of the Udayas. Moreover, Rabat is a hub of intellectual and artistic pursuits, with numerous museums, art galleries, and renowned universities. As the seat of government, Rabat also showcases modern infrastructure, diplomatic institutions, and a thriving business district. With its pleasant climate, delicious cuisine, and warm hospitality, Rabat truly captivates visitors with its unique blend of tradition and progress.

Overview of the 3 Days Tour from Rabat to Merzouga Desert:

This 3 days tour from Rabat to Merzouga Desert may seem brief, but it allows you to spend a memorable holiday in Morocco. Nights’ lodging is already included for you; one will be spent in a hotel, and the other will be spent in a Berber tent out in the open. Camels can be ridden in the Merzouga Desert, Roses Valley, and along the Road of 1000 Kasbahs, among other activities and sights. The end of the tour will be in the charming city of Marrakech.

3 Days Desert Tour from Rabt to Merzouga, Highlights:

  • visit imperial cities
  • middle atlas villages
  • Views of Ziz Valley
  • Berber villages
  • Unique views
  • A magical Merzouga desert
  • Souk of Rissani
  • Todra and Dades Gorges
  • Magical Ouarzazate
  • Popular Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah

Information you must know:

Guides and Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Franch
  • Italy
  • German
  • Arabic / Tamazight (the native languages of Guides)

Tour’s Level of Difficulty:

  • Most Travelers can participate in this Tour
  • Appropriate for infant
  • Safe 100%

Full Program Itinerary Desert Tour from Rabt to Merzouga:

Day 1: Rabat – Midelt – Merzouga Desert

We will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to Merzouga Golden Sahara through Berber towns and villages such as Ifrane, Azrou, Midelt, and so on. Moreover, there is Errachidia, 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 – Boumalne Dades – Marrakech

We will have a sumptuous breakfast in the desert in his field to start the second day of our three-day journey from Errachidia to Marrakech, 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 at Dades Valley after traveling via Berber villages such as Mellab, Tinjdad, and Todra Gorges, where we will see unique sights of nature. Following brunch, we will travel to the Dades to visit their unique views. As we approach the bottom of the gorge, we will travel to Boumalne through its fascinating valley. On our way to Ouarzazate, African Hollywood, where we will stay, we will pass through the Roses Valley in Kelaat M’Gouna, the capital of roses. Additionally, we will visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, old Ouarzazate, and the center of the film studios along the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs. Then we will travel to Fint, an uninhabited, tranquil oasis in the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Finally, we will go to the Ounila Valley, home to the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. We will have dinner after that and travel to Marrakech to spend the night at a hotel.

Day 3: Marrakech

On the last day of your desert tour from Rabat, you will have two choices: first, you will explore the most attractions of Marrakech such as Koutoubia Mosque, Mennara, Jamaa El’ Fna, Majorelle Garden, and Bahya Palace, etc. Or we will drop you off at the airport if it’s your last day in Morocco.

Tour Include :

  • English-speaking driver
  • Private 4×4 with AC
  • Accommodation
  • Desert Camp
  • Camel trekking (1 for each person)
  • Sandboarding in the dunes (if you’re interested)
  • Fuel

Not included :

  • Flight ticket
  • Drinks
  • Lunches
  • What is not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance to the monument

All the above-mentioned are not included in the price.

MAP of the 3-Day Desert Tour from Rabat to Merzouga /holiday in Morocco

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