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3 days Ouarzazate to Zagora and Merzouga

3 Days

3 days Ouarzazate to Zagora and Merzouga. The journey from Ouarzazate to the Merzouga Desert via Zagora offers an immersive experience in the heart of Morocco’s desert landscape, culture and heritage. Here is a suggested itinerary for this unforgettable adventure:

Day 1: Ouarzazate to Zagora

Departure from Ouarzazate in the morning, heading southeast towards the town of Zagora. En route, visit the Tamnougalt kasbah. a fortified village adorned with ancient kasbahs and traditional mudbrick architecture. Continue the journey through the magnificent Draa Valley, known for its lush palm groves and historic kasbahs. Arrive in Zagora late in the afternoon, where you can explore the city’s lively souks, visiting artisanal cooperatives. Let’s continue towards Tamgroute where you will avoid the Koranic library and continue to a desert camp. Where you will have a camel ride to see the sunset in the desert. Return to your camp for a traditional Moroccan desert dinner. Night in nomadic tents.

Day 2: Zagora to Merzouga desert

Departing Zagora after breakfast, continue southeast towards the vast expanse of the Sahara Desert. Along the way, stop at Tazarine to admire panoramic views of the desert landscape.

Arrive in the desert town of Merzouga in the late afternoon, where you’ll be greeted by towering sand dunes and the promise of an unforgettable desert experience. Go for a camel trek in the dunes of Erg Chebbi, where you will witness a breathtaking sunset over the desert.
Spend the night in a traditional desert camp, enjoying Berber hospitality, delicious Berber dinner and fascinating stargazing under the desert sky.

Day 3: Merzouga Desert to Ouarzazate

Wake up early to watch the sunrise over the dunes, a magical moment not to be missed. After breakfast, say goodbye to the desert and begin the journey back to Ouarzazate. En route, stop in the ancient city of Rissani to explore its bustling souk and historic monuments. Then continue the journey through Todra gorges and Dades gorges, passing picturesque Berber villages. Return to Ouarzazate in the evening, reflecting on the unforgettable memories and experiences gained during your desert adventure.

This three-day trip from Ouarzazate to the Merzouga desert via Zagora promises an unforgettable immersion in the diversity of landscapes, cultural richness and timeless beauty of the desert regions of Morocco.

Services included :

  • Pick up from Ouarzazate , travel in an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Camel treks at sunset and sunrise in the sand dunes.
  • Overnight in a comfortable camp in the Sahara Desert with dinner and breakfast.

Services not included :

  • Lunches.
  • Drinks.
  • Personal expenses.

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3 days Ouarzazate to Zagora and Merzouga
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