Merzouga Tourism & Travel Guide

Day 2: Dades – Todra Gorges – Merzouga – Sahara desert – Camel ride....

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After your visit and lunch, we will resume driving to Dades Valley, we will have a break in Ouarzazate to notice "Taourirt Kasbah"then, we go more deeply to south east to the green Dades valley and the city of roses through the magic Skoura palmery, we will reach Dades Valley in the sunset, Dinner and Overnight in A hotel/Riad Day 2: Dades Gorges - Tenghir - Todra Gorges - Tinjdad - Erfoud - Merzouga (Camel excursion/ trek and Night in desert Camp) After breakfast and bath, we will open our journey to Merzouga Sahara Desert, prior to our leaving, we will drop in Dades Gorges and will be a suitable chance to have a pretty pictures and attractive scene to set eyes on... we will go on to Tinghir '' Todra Gorges '' there you will have more time to march in this area and then we move to the Tinjdad town where we will take lunch, thereafter we head to Merzouga Desert where the camel hike tours commence from, we will go by Erfoud the Moroccan capital city of fossil's, we will get to Merzouga in the afternoon about 16:00 to be prepared to sit on camels to go to the erg chebbi dunes, before we quit to desert, the camels will be filled with water, food, covers and anything else which our trip requires, each individual will have his camel, you will accompany camels for 1h 30 within the dunes of Sahara Erg chebbi.upon your coming to the camp ''nomad tents'' you will let your belongings in the tent and then you can wander in the dunes to stare at the amazing sunset and attempt a sand board in the sand dunes !...

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Merzouga 52202
After breakfast in the riad, you will start an explorative journey of the area. You’ll visit the Gnawa people - originally slaves brought from Sudan - to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away, there’s the Merzouga lake, with its bird populations. You may also visit the souk in Rissani, a traditional town, which was the origin of the ruling family in Morocco and the meeting place of the Caravans trading as far as Timbuctoo in Mali. Here, you will see a lot of men hooded and women veiled. Back to the village of Merzouga for some rest, in the afternoon you will mount your camel, guided by an experienced camel man to explore within the sand-sea of Merzouga. Overnight will be at our desert camp, where you will have your dinner. For your convenience, the camp is equipped with western bathrooms.
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About Merzouga

After breakfast in your riad, you will leave for the southeast following the Caravan roads to Merzouga. During this journey you’ll experience glimpses of the Middle Atlas and Higher Atlas mountains. Stopping in the Cedar forest, the largest in Morocco, over the Middle Atlas Mountains– where you may well see Barbarian apes. After lunch in Midelt, you will continue through the large, high desert, and notice how the scenery changes to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city Errachidia. Your journey continues along the luxuriant Ziz Valley and the Tafilalet date palm grove, famous for date cultivation. This area is the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty - the current ruling royal family in Morocco. You’ll arrive at Merzouga at the end of the afternoon – to be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before you check in to your riad.

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