3 Days 2 nights Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Dunes
Culture & history
Nature & adventure
This tour is easily one of the most popular of them all. It is a desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga that takes in many new discoveries. dunes, Kasbahs, camel trekking and an overnight stay in a desert camp
Our Top Experiences and Tours in Marrakech:
If youʻre booking your trip to Marrakech last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
Visit Kasbah Ait ben Haddou UNESCO World Heritage Site
Drive through the high Atlas Mountains.
Sunset camel trek to Merzouga desert camp
Visit Todra Gorges
Spend night in Merzouga desert camp with bonfire and music entertainment
Day 1 Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Tinghir
Pick up at 7:00 AM from your hotel. We will cross the Tizi-N-Tichka pass through the high Atlas Mountains to go to “Ait Ben Haddou” the UNESCO world heritage site which is known as the shooting location for many Hollywood movies such as “Lawrence of Arabia” and “Jesus of Nazareth”. The guide will guide you around the dried river and up the highest hill in the Kasbah for a fabulous breathtaking view. Afterwards, we will visit Ouarzazate, the gateway of Sahara, and then cross the valley of roses and Skoura palm grove to Dades gorges where you will gratify dinner and spend the night in a typical hotel in the middle of this magnificent location.
Day 2 : Tinghir - Dades - Todra Gorges - Merzouga Dunes (Erg Chebbi)
After having breakfast, we will depart at 8:00 AM and drive through the road of 1000 Kasbahs passing by some shapely Berber villages along the way to visit Tineghir which is known for its gorgeous palm grove. Then, we will continue to Todra Gorges where you will hike along 300 m high canyons. Thereafter, we will make our way to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga where you can have a swim in the swimming pool in hotel before riding camels, two hours in dunes, to go straight to the Desert camp where you will have dinner and spend the second night.
Day 3 : Erg Chebbi -Merzouga - Marrakech
On the third day of 3 Day Desert Tour from Marrakech, you will awake before sunrise to catch the first rays, have breakfast in your camp, ride camels to subtend the driver and make our way to Marrakech by crossing Anti Atlas , Tinghir, and Ouarzazate. On the way, we will take a break for lunch in one of local restaurants and then continue driving until we reach the red city Arrival in Marrakech is expected around 8.00 p.m..
Pick up from your hotel in Marrakech
Modern air conditioned Minibus ( Maximum 17 passengers)
Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou visit, Dades Gorge Valley, Todra Gorge
1 night in a hotel in Dades Valley
Local guide who meet you at Todra Gorge
Camel treks at sunset and on sunrise
1 night in a comfortable tent in desert camp
Breakfast and shower at Merzouga hotel
Breakfasts and evening meals
Transportation with driver from Merzouga to Marrakech
Keep in mind that there is a long drive on day 3, from Erg Chebbi to Marrakech. The transfer time back to Marrakech is approximately 10 hours
This tour is not suitable for children because of the long drive
Vegetarian and vegan diets can be accommodated for
The standard desert camp is outside of the dunes, with a bathroom outside the tent
The luxury desert camp is located in the middle of the dunes, with a bathroom/shower inside the tent
Pickup is not available from accommodations located more than 5 miles/8 km from Jemaa El Fna Square
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund