3-Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

  • 3 Days - 2 Nights
  • Unlimited
  • English

Embark on an enchanting 3-Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga , starting from the bustling city of Marrakech. Traverse the awe-inspiring High Atlas Mountains and Tizi-N-Tichka pass, making a stop at the iconic Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, known for its Hollywood movie appearances. Continue to Ouarzazate for a delightful lunch overlooking the majestic Kasbah. The adventure unfolds as you explore the picturesque Dades Valley with its fragrant roses and Boumalne Dades.

The next day, explore the “Road of 1001 Kasbahs,” visiting ancient fortresses and oases. Visit the Tinghir Oasis for stunning views and Rissani’s date market. Reach Merzouga, the Sahara Desert gateway, for a camel trek through Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Enjoy a nighttime campfire with Berber drum music.

On the final day, witness the sunrise over the Sahara Desert and enjoy breakfast at a desert camp. Return to Marrakech via a camel caravan, explore the Draa Valley, and visit Agdz, a charming town with traditional Berber architecture. Return to Marrakech with fond memories of an unforgettable desert expedition.

Discover the essence of Morocco through vibrant colors and rich cultural heritage on this captivating 3-day desert tour. Let the allure of the Sahara Desert beckon you as you create memories to last a lifetime on this extraordinary adventure.

Detail:3-Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

Price Includes

  • Pick up service from your accommodation in Marrakech
  • Professional English speaking driver
  • Local guide at Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
  • Overnight in desert camp dinner and breakfast
  • Camel ride for sunset and sunrise
  • Half-board accommodations in selected hotels, Riads
  • Drop off service at your accommodation in Marrakech

Price Excludes

  • Entrance fees
  • Dinner / Lunches and drinks
  • The flights tickets to and from your homeland

Itinerary of 3-Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

Day 1: Marrakech – Tizi ´n´Tichka – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley

Our incredible 3-day desert adventure commences as we leave the vibrant city of Marrakech at 8:30 AM. Embarking on an unforgettable journey, we traverse the High Atlas Mountains, passing through the mesmerizing Tizi-N-Tichka pass. Our first stop is the legendary Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its starring role in Hollywood blockbusters like Gladiator.

After exploring this historical gem, we proceed to Ouarzazate, where a delectable lunch awaits at a restaurant overlooking the majestic Kasbah. Our drive continues, leading us through the breathtaking Dades Valley, adorned with fragrant roses and captivating Boumalne Dades. As the sun sets, we arrive at our hotel for a delightful dinner and a restful overnight stay.

Day 2: Dades Valley – Tinghir – Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Erfoud – Merzouga

Rising to the beauty of Dades Valley, we indulge in a hearty breakfast to fuel our journey ahead. Today’s adventure takes us along the fabled “Road of 1001 Kasbahs,” a route dotted with ancient fortresses and enchanting oases. Our path leads to the picturesque Tinghir Oasis, offering breathtaking natural vistas. Enjoy a leisurely exploration of this idyllic location, with the option to savor a delightful lunch (not included in the tour price). Our next destination is Rissani, home to the largest date market in the country, where we can soak in the vibrant local culture.

Continuing onward, we finally reach Merzouga, a gateway to the Sahara Desert. Here, we embark on an extraordinary camel trek through the rolling sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. The breathtaking landscape provides an awe-inspiring backdrop as we make our way to our desert camp. As evening falls, we gather around the campfire, embraced by the soulful rhythm of Berber drum music. Under the starry desert sky, a sumptuous dinner awaits, concluding an enchanting day in the desert.


Day 3: Desert Merzouga – Draa Valley – Agdz – Marrakech

Rise and shine! Today begins with an early wake-up call to witness the magical sunrise over the Sahara Desert—a sight that leaves a lasting imprint on the heart. Following this breathtaking spectacle, we savor a delightful breakfast at the desert camp, bidding farewell to the serenity of the dunes. Our camel caravan takes us back to meet our driver, and our homeward journey commences. As we retrace our steps through the stunning Draa Valley, a natural wonderland of palm groves and lush greenery, we pause to marvel at the beauty surrounding us.

Our route leads us through Agdz, a charming town boasting picturesque landscapes and traditional Berber architecture. As we journey back towards Marrakech, we cherish the memories of our unforgettable desert expedition. With hearts filled with wonder and souls touched by the Moroccan magic, we bid farewell to this remarkable journey. The experiences and adventures we’ve shared will forever be etched in our hearts, reminding us of the captivating allure of Morocco’s breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage.

Join us on this mesmerizing 3-day desert tour, where you’ll discover the essence of Morocco, immerse yourself in its vibrant colors, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Let the allure of the Sahara Desert beckon you as we embark on an adventure of a lifetime!

3-Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga


What is included in the cost?

The fee includes the following for the whole tour:

  • Touring in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle
  • An English-speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation (ex. day tours).

Where appropriate, the fee also includes:

  • A guided camel safari in the desert
  • A night with the nomads of the Sahara
  • Official guide’s fee in the imperial cities – Marrakech and Fez.

During the tour, you will need to pay for Lunches. Drinks. Tips.


What if I don’t want to do all of a tour?

We are flexible and all the tours can be modified to suit your specific needs and interests. If you have a different route in mind please let us know and we will offer a tour tailored to your specific requirements.

How do I book a tour?

Please contact us by e-mail or telephone as detailed on the page. We will then be able to discuss and agree on an itinerary that suits you. When you wish to confirm the booking a 20% deposit will be required at least two weeks before the start of your tour.

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