3 days desert tour from Agadir
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Highlights of our tour:
The 3 days tour itinerary in Morocco from Agadir will allow you to explore some interesting places in the country. To start, will make a short visit to Taroudant, and then head to the historical Kasabah of Ait Benhaddou. Also, we will have the chance to visit the cinema city of Ouarzazate.
This tour will allow you also to discover the Todgha gorges and explore the highlight of al Morocco tours, Merzouga. The later is one of the most visited places in the whole country. There you will admire the golden sand dunes and try the camel ride. At the end of the tour, you will have the chances to see some new places and take some nice shots for photography lovers.
Day 1: Agadir to Ouarzazate:
Your first day of the 3 days desert tour from Agadir to Merzouga will begin at 8:00 a.m. After having breakfast in your accommodation, we will travel to Ouarzazate via Taroudant, where you will get a short tour of the city’s ancient walls and souks. Then we will make our way to the ancient Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a historic fortified Ksar that has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987.
After having lunch at the Kasbah, we will continue our journey to the cinema city of Ouarzazate, a city in southern Morocco that takes also the name of ” the gateway to the desert “. Many kasbahs, mountains, valleys, and oasis can be found in Ouarzazate, as well as palm trees which give the region its stunning views. We will spend the night there.
Day 2: Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert:
On the second day of our 3 days Morocco tour from Agadir, we will leave Ouarzazate at 8:30 am and head to Skoura, one of the southern thousand kasbahs’ wonders. Then, We will continue our way across the Roses Valley, passing by Ait Youl Kasbah before arriving in Boulmane. After that, we will hit the road to Tinghir, which offers stunning views that reflect in Todgha Gorges Canyons and other places. Later, we’ll move to Tinjdad for lunch and a tour of the Touroug Palm Plantations before heading to the city of Erfoud for a visit to a local fossil craft shop.
At the end of the day, we will arrive at Merzouga desert, the highlight of all our Morocco tours. Your camels will be waiting for you near the dunes to start a desert excursion towards your camps where you will enjoy the Berber music, admire the starry sky and spend a magical night.
Day 3: Merzouga to Agadir:
On the last day of our 3 days tour itinerary in Morocco, we will go back to Agadir, the city where we started. We will take the camels across the desert of Erg Chebbi back to the starting point. We start our last by passing through the dry pre-desertic area, where we will see the “acacia,” a characteristic tree of this environment. Thereafter, we will stop along the route at Draa valley to take in the lovely views of the river that gives the valley its name.
Our journey to Agadir continues via the Anti Atlas Mountains, passing through Taliouine (the saffron capital) and stopping for lunch overlooking the Kasbah of El Glaoui. Finally, our tour of 3 days in Morocco from Agadir ends arriving about 8 pm, and dropping you off at your Accommodation.
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The cinema city of Ouarzazate:
Ouarzazate is called Africa’s Hollywood because there are so many Atlas studios there where they make movies and TV shows. indeed, the name Ouarzazate comes from two words: Ouar, which means “without,” and Zazate, which means “noise.” That is to say “a city without noise.” Also, Ouarzazate is known for Its Taourirt Kasbah.
The term Kasbah derives from The term Kasab, which indicates bamboo. The reason is that the bamboo is used to construct the roofing of the fortress Kasbah. In the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate has four studios where they produce movies and lend out equipment to make others.
The city of Tinghir:
Tinghir (also Tineghir or Tinerhir) is a beautiful city famed for its spectacular palm grove and its Todgha Gorges. The city is built in tiers around a promontory occupied by the remnants of an old Glaoui palace, and has a population of 40,000 people (including adjacent towns).
The palm grove, 30 kilometers long and full with tiny ksour and kasbahs, encircles the city on both sides. Tourists may go walking, cycling, try donkey rides, camel rides, or off-roading, and they will uncover a full community organization, from field work to water distribution.
Merzouga Sahara desert:
Merzouga is a small village that owes its fame to the high dunes of Erg Chebbi which extends to its edge. High place of adventure tourism in Morocco, the dunes of Merzouga are a popular destination for travelers seeking a complete immersion in the heart of a desert environment as impressive as breathtaking.
Located in the southeast of Morocco, 50 km from Erfoud, the arrival at the village of Merzouga is a nice surprise. After having crossed superb and varied landscapes, you will find yourself in front of an unforgettable panorama: the dunes of the Erg Chebbi. Depending on the time of your arrival, they will be draped in a yellow or ochre color that will change throughout the day.
As soon as you arrive in Merzouga with our 3 days desert tour from Agadir, you will be immediately immersed in another universe. The Saharouis, the famous blue men with indigo blue cheich, welcome you. The camel drivers and their dromedaries too!