3days desert tour to erg chebbi
DAY 1 : MARRAKECH - TELOUET -AIT BENHADDOU - SKOURA ( 5 hour drive)
your 3 days desert tour to erg chebbi starts by taking on the High Atlas mountains and cross them at 2200 meters high. Shortly after the pass, take the off road and reach pasha's ruined palace and the salt mines of Telouet. Follow the dramatic canyon of Ounila while on the other side of the canyon, the troglodyte grottos can be glimpsed in the distance. Stop and wander around UNESCO world site Ait Benhaddou citadel. Skirt through Ouarzazate and later, reach the palm grove of Skoura. Dinner and accommodation in a lodge at the heart of the palm grove .
DAY 2 : SKOURA - DADES - TINERIR - TODRA - RISSANI -ERG CHEBBI ( 5 hour drive).
In the morning, have a guided tour of the palm grove with a local guide and learn about the architecture of the kasbahs, the marriage customs and life in the community. Later, walk by the 300 meters high gorges of Todra to then visit a traditional ksour and its 'wells of light' in Tinejdad. Reach Rissani and stroll around the Jewish district or the ruins of Sijilmassa. Arrive in Merzouga at the foot of the 300 meters high dunes. Trade the 4x4 for camels and reach your desert camp in time for sunset. Dinner and accommodation at private tents with en-suite toilets and showers
DAY 3 : ERG CHEBBI - NKOB - AGDEZ - OUARZAZATE - MARRAKECH (8 hour drive)
Have breakfast early at the camp.Then, hop into the 4x4 and leave the Sahara behind to cross the Draa valley where the verdant palm groves slowly give way to almond orchards and we wave goodbye to the dunes. Reach Agdez and have lunch. Later on, take on the High Atlas and its verdant pin forest. reach Marrakech in the evening. End of your 3 days desert tour to erg chebbi .