From Marrakech: 3-Day Merzouga and Sahara Desert Tour

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Experience the Moroccan Sahara Desert on a 3-day trip from Marrakech to Merzouga. Explore nomadic life, visit iconic kasbahs, ride camels at sunset and sunrise, and camp in the majestic desert.


  • Ride camels and witness a stunning sunset in the Sahara Desert
  • Immerse yourself in the rich history of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
  • Explore the Atlas Mountains and witness their breathtaking beauty
  • Spend a night under the stars in a traditional Berber desert camp
  • Marvel at the spectacular sunrise over the vast dunes of Erg Chebbi


Embark on an unforgettable 3-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga. Admire a desert sunrise and sunset, discover the iconic Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, explore the High Atlas Mountains, and more. Choose between a private or shared tour with standard or luxury camping. Begin the tour with pickup at your hotel or riad in Marrakech. Then, drive toward the stunning Atlas Mountains, taking in the picturesque scenery as you go. Visit Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has been a filming location for many a Hollywood movie, and explore the city of Ouarzazate. Spend the night at a hotel in Kelaat Mgouna - Boumaln Dades. On the second day, experience the breathtaking Todra Gorges and immerse yourself in the magical Sahara Desert. Have a go at sandboarding (if available), enjoy a camel ride to witness the mesmerizing sunset, and spend the night in a traditional Berber desert camp in Erg Chebbi. On the final day, marvel at the beautiful desert sunrise on a camel ride before returning to Marrakech for drop-off at your hotel or riad.


Hotel or riad pickup and drop-off Air-conditioned transportation Driver-guide 1-night accommodation in an air-conditioned room/suite with private bathroom 1-night stay at your preferred desert camp in Erg Chebbi (depending on option selected) Breakfasts Dinners Camel rides Sandboarding Luggage service Berber drumming and music experience

Important Information

  • Your luggage is welcome and will be securely stored in the van during the desert camping Prepare a small backpack or rucksack for the camel ride and overnight stay at the camp During winter, warm blankets are provided, but it's advisable to bring warm sleeping clothes as temperatures can drop to 0°C. Wet wipes are recommended For the camel ride, it's recommended to wear jeans, trousers, or long shorts for a comfortable trek in the Erg Chebbi dunes If you're interested in sandboarding, inquire at the lodge to see if sandboards are available to take with you to the camp Vegetarian and vegan food options are available

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