3 day Marrakech - Erg Chebbi group tour

3 days group Erg Chebbi trips from Marrakech with Camel treks & overnight stay at Erg Chebbi - the highest dunes in Morocco. Solo travellers welcome, 3 days trip with free pick up from your Marrakech Hotel.

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3 day group trip price

€79.50 Per Adult

€39.75 Per child
aged 11 or under

3 day group information

Daily departures
Solo travellers welcome
Free Hotel pick up
Modern & air conditioned vehicles

This tour visits

Atlas Mountains Ait Benhaddou Ouarzazate Dades Valley Dades Gorge Todra Gorge Rissani Merzouga Erg Chebbi

Itinerary Day 1

Marrakech to Ait ben haddou - Journey time approx 3 hours

This tour includes pick up from your Hotel in Marrakech. The tour departs daily from Marrakech at around 07:00 hrs in an air conditioned vehicle. Travelling over the Atlas mountains to reach our first site, Kasbah Ait Ben haddou, we take a visit of this historic area when a local guide joins you to guide you around the Kasbah.

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Ait Ben Haddou to Ouarzazate - journey time approx 30 minutes

Following along the route, we then arrive at Ouarzazate, the gateway to the desert, and the Moroccan city known for Hollywood movies being located and filmed here. Top Hollywood blockbusters which have been filmed in Ouarzazate include such Movie titles as Gladiator, The Mummy, Kingdom of Heaven, Prince of Persia, Lawrence of Arabia, Babel, James Bond The living daylights and Jewel of the Nile.

During 2011, Game of Thrones was partially filmed in Ouarzazate and in June 2012, HBO announced that Season 3 of Game of thrones would again include The Atlas film studios, Ouarzazate as a location for filming. It is possible to visit the Atlas film studios during the tour, subject to time. The small cost of about 3.00 euros entrance to the studios is not included in the cost of the tour. Entry to the Studios is voluntary.

Ouarzazate to Dades Valley - journey time 1 hour & 45 minutes

Following our Ouarzazate visit, we continue along the route, experiencing the Dades Valley. Once we arrive at Dades, we arrive at the guesthouse for night.

The Dades valley guesthouse, includes private rooms with air conditioning / heating and private ensuite bathrooms. Evening meal is served and included in the price. the following morning, breakfast is included in the price. The overnight stopover at Dades valley enables you to have the first experience of clearer skies to witness millions of stars which are usually unseen in urban areas.

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Itinerary Day 2

Dades valley to Todra Gorge - journey time 2 hours via Dades gorge

After a traditional Berber breakfast we then start our journey onwards towards Erg Chebbi. The route takes us through the Dades gorge and onto Todra and Todra gorge, (approx journey time is 2 hours) where we have a break and where a local guide joins us for a walk around the massively impending gorge rising up over our heads. After our walk around the gorge, we travel onwards, stopping off for a chance for you to purchase lunch locally.

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Todra Gorge to Merzouga - journey time 2 hours

We then travel onwards through Rissani and onto Merzouga (approx 2 hours journey time). The tour usually arrives into Merzouga mid afternoon, and has to be at Merzouga for the start of the Camel trek well in time for prior to Sunset.

The Camel trek to Erg Chebbi

We then meet the Camels and the Camel trek leader who will guide you on your Camels through the Desert dunes of Erg Chebbi at Sunset, to arrive out the Berber desert camp where you will spend the night. The Camel trek, depending upon the exact route taken, generally lasts for between 1 and a half to 2 hours.

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The Erg Chebbi desert camp

Your stay at the Erg Chebbi, includes staying in a Standard desert camp located in the middle of the desert at Erg Chebbi. The camps are rather isolated in their location so that you can enjoy the true immensity of the desert and the surrounding dunes. Standard desert camps are included in the cost of the tour. Upgrades to Luxury desert camps are available.
Full bedding, evening meal and breakfast the following morning are included in the cost of this tour.

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Itinerary Day 3

Erg Chebbi to Ouarzazate & Marrakech

The following morning, after breakfast, The Camels meet us again for another trek, a sunrise trek through the dunes back to Merzouga. We meet the vehicle for todays journey, which returns to Marrakech.

Through our journey today we stop at several locations for Photos, visits to villages and breaks. This includes a lunch break. When we reach Ouarzazate, we can take a visit to the Atlas Film Studios or CLA Film Studios. Entry to the Studios (about €3.00) is not included in the price of the tour. Entry to the Studios is voluntary and is also only if the studios are not on "closed set"

After our time at the Studios, we continue our journey over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech.

The tour aims to arrive back into Marrakech at between 18:00hrs and 19:00hrs

Information

Daily departures
Solo travellers welcome
Modern & air conditioned vehicles
Marrakech Hotel pick up
Great for meeting new friends

What's included

Evening meal & Breakfast
Dades valley Hotel in private rooms
Guide at Todra Gorge
Sunset & Sunrise Camel treks
Desert camp stay at Erg Chebbi

Plus! - As a free bonus item

We offer you a free Airport transfer from Marrakech Airport (or Bus stations / Train station) to your Marrakech Hotel. This is for the day that your flight arrives into Marrakech. An Airport transfer driver will meet you at Marrakech Airport and will take you to your Marrakech city Hotel. Then, on the morning that you have booked your tour for the tour driver will meet you directly at your Hotel.

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