Agadir Desert Tour to Merzouga Overview:
Embark on this 4-day Agadir to Ouarzazate desert tour for a truly unique desert adventure. Start your desert trip from Agadir to Taroudant, called the little Marrakesh, which you will visit. Explore Taliouine, a saffron growing area with a government-run saffron museum. Stop at Taznakht, full of co-operatives selling Berber rugs and gelims.
Visit, Hollywood favorite film location in Morocco, Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and then Ouarzazate. Travel through the Skoura oasis and admire Kasbah Amredhil, visit the Damascene rose distillery in the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs, walk in the Dades, and Toudgha gorges.
After a relaxing glass of mint tea and Moroccan biscuits at the camp, experience camel trekking in the dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga. Then, admire the spectacle of the sunset from the summit of the dunes and enjoy the pure tranquility of the Sahara Desert.
Enjoy dinner under the Sahara starlit sky with an overnight in your own comfortable nomad tent in a desert camp among the big dunes. Explore Berber villages and interact with the locals to learn about life in southern Morocco. Discover the Dra’a Valle’s unlimited palm trees, fortified kasbahs, and green oases.
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Agadir Desert Tour to Merzouga 4 days Itinerary:
Kick-off your Agadir desert tour to Merzouga by morning departure from your hotel. Your first destination will be Taroudant, known as “the little Marrakech”. Here, you will stop to visit to discover its ancient medina, massive ramparts, and vibrant local markets.
Driving further east, we pass by Taliouine, famous for its saffron plantation fields, and then Taznakht. Here, you can stop to learn about Berber rugs craftsmanship. Next, your journey continues to the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
This kasbah is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most famous kasbahs in Morocco. After lunch, pay a visit to the kasbah with a local guide. The guide will provide you with insight into the history of this site and points out interesting features.
In the afternoon, you will visit the Film Studios where many Hollywood blockbusters are still intact. These studios host film locations of many Hollywood cinematic artworks. Such as “Gladiator”, “Kingdom of Heaven”n, and some scenes of the famous Tv series “Game of Thrones”.
Shortly after, we continue to Ouarzazate where you will spend the night in an authentic guest-house overlooking the town.
Following breakfast in the guest-house, we depart from Ouarzazate to the Toudgha Gorges. We stop at Skoura Oasis to discover it unlimited palm trees. Next, visit the beautifully restored Kasbah Amredhil, and to tour its small museum.
Afterward, we travel off-road through the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs. Along the road, you can witness several Kasbahs, ideally placed amongst the palm trees.
Back on the paved road, we continue our desert tour through the Valley of the Roses. After exploring the Dades Valley, you will arrive at the Toudgha Gorges where we stop for lunch. In the afternoon, our trip continues to the Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga.
Here at Merzouga desert, an hour camel ride leads to the summit of the dunes(250m). From the summit of the dunes, the sunset is a spectacular sight. At the camp, sip a glass of relaxing traditional tea and Moroccan biscuits.
At night, taste dinner under the starlit night sky of the Sahara Desert. Later at night, share an evening of Berber singing, and drumming around a campfire. Later on, sleep in a comfortable nomad tent in a desert camp among the dunes.
Wake up early in the morning and climb up to the summit of the dunes. You can watch the spectacle of the sunrise. When the color of the golden sand dunes and the play of shadows are a beautiful sight.
After having breakfast, our desert tour continues to Agdz. Travel via the villages of Rissani, Alnif, Tazzarine, and finally N’Qob where you will have lunch and explore afterward.
In the afternoon, the journey takes us to Tanasikht. From here, we drive off-track along the Ancient Caravan Road and through the Dra’a valley. This allows a better view of the huge palm trees groves and ancient kasbah stand tall among the palm trees.
At the end of the afternoon, Agdez a beautiful riad offers dinner and a night’s rest.
After breakfast, we continue driving north from Agdez as far as Taznakht, well-known for its Berber gelims and carpets. Later, we continue our trip to Agadir crossing the Tizi-n-Ikhsane and Tizi-n-Tighatine passes.
In Taliouine, the heart of the saffron growing area of Morocco, we stop for lunch. In the afternoon, the itinerary takes us on to Taroudant. Here, you will explore the medina and the massive walls of Taroudant. Shortly after, you continue to Agadir which we reach by the end of the afternoon.