Discover the gates of the Sahara Desert at Ouarzazate
Ride across the Erg Chebbi dunes on a camel
Spend the night at a Bedouin camp
See the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou
Drive across the High Atlas Mountains
Embark on a thrilling 3-day Sahara Desert expedition from Marrakech to Merzouga. Experience camel trekking, camping under the stars, and savor delicious meals amidst stunning dunes. Explore UNESCO World Heritage sites like Ait Ben Haddou and marvel at the breathtaking beauty of the Todra Gorge. Immerse yourself in the local culture and witness mesmerizing sunsets and sunrises over the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi. This unforgettable adventure ranks high in terms of adventure, cultural immersion, and natural beauty. Conclude the journey by being dropped off at your hotel or a central location in Marrakech, leaving you with the option to explore more.
Day 1: Depart from Marrakech and travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned minibus or mini-van. Enjoy the scenic drive through the Atlas Mountains and explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, a fortified city known for its architectural beauty. Continue the journey through the stunning Rose Valley and Dades Gorges, before reaching the first overnight destination of Hotel . Indulge in a delicious dinner and rest in your private ensuite room.
Day 2: After breakfast, venture deeper into the desert, passing through the Todra Gorge with its towering canyon walls. Arrive at Merzouga, where your camel trekking adventure begins. Experience the thrill of riding camels through the mesmerizing dunes of Erg Chebbi and witness a breathtaking sunset along the way. Arrive at the Auberge Sahara Desert camp, where you'll enjoy a traditional dinner under the starlit sky and spend the night in a private tent.
Day 3: Wake up early to witness a spectacular sunrise over the desert, painting the sky with vibrant hues. After breakfast, bid farewell to the desert and embark on the return journey to Marrakech. Enjoy the scenic landscapes as you pass through the Draa Valley and the High Atlas Mountains. Arrive back in Marrakech in the late afternoon, where you'll be dropped off at your hotel or a central location.
Pickup and drop off.
A/C modern minibus or mini-van, driven by an English/French-speaking driver/guide.
1st overnight in Hotel Kasbah Amazigh and similar (Private A/C ensuite room, double, triple, or family room), including dinner and breakfast (vegetarians and vegans are accommodated).
2nd overnight camping in Auberge Sahara Desert camp (Private tent depending an availability) including dinner and breakfast (vegetarians and vegans are accommodated).
Sunset camel Trekking in Erg Chebbi (One Camel each).
Sunrise camel Trekking in Erg Chebbi (One Camel each).
Accommodation at hotel (toilets and showers inside rooms)
Accommodation at desert camp (toilets outside, showers in lodge)
Dinner and breakfast (vegetarian option: available)
This tour is not suitable for children because it involves a long drive
Vegetarian and vegan diets can be accommodated for if communicated at time of booking
If the road across the Atlas Mountains is blocked during winter, an alternative route is available via Taroudant; it costs an additional €10 per person to take this route
The standard desert camp is about 200 yards (200 meters) away from the hotel included in the price, 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
On the final day the transfer time back to Marrakech is approximately 10 hours
Pickup is not available from accommodations located more than 4miles (7 km) from Jemaa El Fna Square
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund