From Marrakech: Merzouga Desert 3-Day Tour

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Experience the Sahara's charm on a 3-day Marrakech desert tour. Witness mesmerizing sunsets, explore dunes, and immerse in culture with an expert guide.


  • Cross the High Atlas mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka pass
  • Explore the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987
  • Visit the two spectacular Gorges of Boumalne and Todra
  • Traverse the Sahara on a traditional camel convoy
  • Catch an amazing sunset and sunrise & Enjoy a lovely starry night in the desert


Experience the Magic of Marrakech Desert Tour - 3 Days Day 1: Marrakech to Dades Valley Your adventure begins with an 8:00 AM pick-up from your Marrakesh riad. Leave the city behind as you traverse the stunning High Atlas mountains via the Tizi-N-Tichka pass, stopping to explore picturesque Berber villages along the way. The day's highlight is the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a Unesco World Heritage site and the backdrop for numerous iconic films. Explore the Kasbah, have lunch, and continue to the Dades Valley, known for its captivating landscapes and the famous 'monkey fingers' rock formations if time allows. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay in a local hotel. Total driving distance: Approx. 353 km. Total driving time: Approx. 6 hrs 30 mins. Day 2: Dades Valley to Merzouga After breakfast, head to Tineghir and the stunning Todgha Gorge, a 300-meter-high canyon. Take a leisurely walk through this natural wonder before continuing to Merzouga, where your camel trek begins. Traverse the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi dunes, witness a breathtaking sunset, and reach your desert camp for a traditional Moroccan dinner, campfire, Berber music, and an overnight stay in a private tent. Total driving distance: Approx. 275 km. Total driving time: Approx. 4 hrs. Day 3: Merzouga to Marrakech Wake up early for a spectacular desert sunrise and enjoy breakfast. Choose between a camel ride or a 4x4 transfer back to Merzouga. Journey back to Marrakech through the enchanting Draa Valley, with scenic stops along the way. Explore the historic 'Taourirt Kasbah' in Ouarzazate and have lunch before crossing the High Atlas mountains. Your tour concludes with a drop-off at your Marrakech accommodation. Total driving distance: Approx. 560 km. Total driving time: Approx. 9 hrs. Explore Morocco's diverse landscapes, cultural treasures, and the magic of the Sahara Desert on this unforgettable 3-day tour. Your journey ends with a drop-off in Marrakech, allowing you to reflect on your desert adventure or continue your exploration of this vibrant city.


Pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech A/C modern 4×4 vehicle or a van, or a minibus English speaking driver or a driver and an English speaking guide A hotel in Boumalne Camel ride Sand boarding Overnight in a desert camp 2 dinners & 2 breakfasts

Important Information

  • When making your reservation, please remember to communicate any dietary restrictions you might have, like being a vegetarian or vegan. Be confident that we will go the extra mile to accommodate your meal preferences adequately. If you want to add more excitement to your trip, we have some extra fun things you can do. Try quad biking or buggy driving in the fantastic Erg Chebbi Dunes. If you are curious about these activities and want to do them, just let your guide know. They will help set everything up so you can have an excellent and enjoyable time. Throughout the expedition, your guide will suggest having lunch at restaurants that provide fresh. Nonetheless, if you have a specific restaurant in mind, do not hesitate to communicate this to your guide – they will be happy to accompany you there.

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