4 Days Desert Adventure from Errachidia to Marrakech
4 Days Desert Adventure from Errachidia to Marrakech. This immersive experience will take you through the heart of Morocco’s most iconic landscapes, offering two nights among the majestic dunes of Merzouga and one night in the breathtaking Dades Gorge.
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What to Expect:
In this 4-day desert adventure from Errachidia to Marrakech, you can expect a truly immersive and diverse experience, filled with stunning landscapes, cultural encounters, and memorable activities.
- See all Hollywood film locations in Morocco
- Discover the famous Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou used by many film makers
- Trek camels and camp in the desert of Merzouga
- Dance and discover Berber music in the desert
- Enjoy a dinner under the stars in the desert
- Visit the nomadic families
Welcome to Errachidia Airport, as you drive towards the captivating Merzouga Desert, a roughly 1.5 to 2-hour journey. Along the way, consider a stop in Erfoud, renowned for its fossil industry, and explore local shops displaying these ancient treasures. As the afternoon sun begins to set, you’ll arrive in Merzouga, where you can ride camel to the sand dunes, where you can witness a breathtaking desert sunset. Dinner and overnight in desert Camp. the first day of your 4 Days Desert Adventure from Errachidia to Marrakech will be ends here.
After breakfast you leave you Desert Camp to explore the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, where you can take pictures. You’ll stop by a few of the area’s nomadic households briefly along the way. Continue Desert tour to Khamlia, where you can attend a concert of Gnawa music. Black people from Mali, Senegal, and Mauritania reside in this town. A quick trip to the Mifiss mines is followed by a return to the Merzouga for Lunch. After your meal you will have free time if you wnna relax in hotel or you can dOo the desert Activities. Quides or Buggy. Before it becomes dark, you can ride the camels back to the camp or 4WD, Dinner and overnight in Camp.
Now, after breakfast, you drive towards Ouarzazate. We make a stop at Erfoud. It is well-known for its production of marble fossils. The city is situated near the Atlas Mountains, and it has a long history of quarrying limestone and marble. The fossilized marbles of Erfoud are famous for their intricate patterns and beautiful colors. In the city’s workshop, you will have the opportunity to see how these fossils are made.
Then we continue and arrive at Todra Gorge. The gorges are a popular destination for tourists and hikers, and offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valley. They are home to a variety of wildlife, including eagles and vultures.
The gorge is a narrow canyon with walls that rise up to 300 metres high in places. It’s a popular spot for rock climbing and hiking.
After lunch, you continue to travel along the road of 1000 Kasbahs to reach Ouarzazate. Dinner and overnight stay in a hotel.
Ouarzazate is a city in central Morocco known for its movie studios and film festival. This city is called “the door of the desert” because it is located on the edge of the Sahara Desert.
After breakfast, we head towards Atlas Studio. It is a world-renowned recording studio located in the heart of Morocco. Since its inception in the early 1970s, Atlas Studio has been responsible for some of the most iconic recordings of all time. From Led Zeppelin to the Rolling Stones, countless artists have made the trek to Morocco to record at Atlas Studio.
In recent years, Atlas Studio has become a mecca for film and television producers looking to capture the essence of Morocco. Game of Thrones, Homeland, and Body of Lies are just a few of the many productions that have filmed at Atlas Studio.
Then, we move on to visit the Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The site is known for its earthen architecture, which has been used as a filming location for many movies and TV shows set in the desert. Ait Benhaddou was once an important stop on the trade route between Marrakech and the Sahara Desert. The site is now home to around 300 people, who live in traditional earthen dwellings.
After our lunch, we leave for our final destination, Marrakech. We will arrive at Marrakech late in the evening. The driver will drop you off at the hotel.
Here your 4 Days Desert Adventure from Errachidia to Marrakech comes to the end.