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3-Day Desert Tour from Marrakech

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    Day One (B/D)

    Leave Marrakech at 7.00am with your English-speaking guide. Travel towards Ouarzazate in an air-conditioned van. Drive through the Atlas Mountains where you will see beautiful landscapes and many authentic Berber villages. Stop at Aït Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Center. Visit this 16th century fortified village, a location for Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, Gladiator and Prince of Persia. Arrive in Ouarzazat, the capital city of cinema in Africa, in time for lunch. Continue on to the Roses valley and the Road of the Kasbahs following lunch. Reach the Dades Gorges by about 5pm, the perfect defensive location so home of many Berber villages.

    Overnight at accommodation in the Dades Gorges area.

    Day Two (B/D)

    Enjoy breakfast in the hotel. Travel towards the Todgha Valley. Visit the valley and its gorges. Lunch in Tinejdad. Drive to Erfoud, the capital of fossils. See the large sea dunes of Erg Chebbi as you move onto Merzouga by midday. Take an hour long break at the local hotel. Swim or relax at the hotel. Ready yourself for a trek in the desert by camel. Ride the camels to the perfect spot to view the desert sunset. Savor a traditional dinner by campfire at a nomad camp under the stars. Delight in the vast openess of the sky. Revel in the Berber music around the campfire.

    Overnight at nomadic camp.

    Day Three (B)

    Rise early in the morning to watch a beautiful desert sunrise. Journey back to the hotel in Merzouga by camel. Shower and take breakfast at your hotel before leaving to return to Marrakesh. Reach Marrakech around 7pm.
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    Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

    There was a lot of driving, but our driver/ tour guide was amazing! So engaging, answered all our questions, and made sure we got good prices on souvenirs. The tour was way more than I expected, we were a small group of 5 plus our...More

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    Reviewed 15 April 2019 via mobile

    Our family had an incredible time visiting Morocco, thanks to the exceptional planning of Moroccan Nature Trail. The riad in Marrakech was beautiful, and the hospitality of the hosts there was unsurpassed. Our tour in Marrakech was fascinating, and we learned a great deal from...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    Reviewed 22 January 2019

    Farid picked us up at the door of our hotel and looked after us wonderfully for the whole tour. We drove fascinating highways east, over the Atlas Mountains, across valleys, through cities, towns and villages, to the edge of the Sahara, where we rode camels...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    1  Thank 541rossb
    Faridaos11, Manager at Moroccan Nature Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2019

    Dear Ross, Thank you for the review and for your time, we glad to hear you had a great Desert tour with us, thank you for recommending us. Farid saying Hi to everyone and looking forward to catch again with you oneday. Thank you so...More

    Reviewed 18 January 2019

    Just came back, me and my family, from a trip to Morocco ! The weather wasn't very friendly but the people that we found there were. One of them was our amazing guide Mustapha! He was always ready to help us , although I'm not...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Marin T
    Faridaos11, Manager at Moroccan Nature Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2019

    Hello Martin, Thank you for your review, I am happy to hear you enjoyed the trip with. You are the best and had good time touring with you too.

    Reviewed 9 January 2019

    For anyone considering travelling to Morocco I cannot recommend this enough! I took a tour with two girlfriends from Marrakech to the desert and back (three days and two nights) and we had the best time! Mustapha was an amazing guide and kept us happy...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Niamh N
    Faridaos11, Manager at Moroccan Nature Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2019

    Niamh !!! Thank you so much for your feedback and your time, thank you for recommending us, we aprecaite so much. Regards Mustapha&Farid

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    29 March 2019|
    Response from mtfrep | Reviewed this property |
    I just posted one in my review! They aren’t anything fancy but they’re all you need. They have a nice bed in them. It’s hard to keep sand out of your sheets!
    24 March 2019|
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    Hello Yes of cours you can
    17 January 2019|
    Response from Freedom793464 |
    Hi Emily Thank you so much for contacting us, You don't have to be worry about Ramadan or aid alfitre, we have tours even those days, so you can book anytime you like. Regards Mustapha
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