3 Days
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Morocco Tours
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Private guide
3 days tour from marrakech to merzouga - morocco desert tours

3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

3 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga overview:

This fabulous 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert. Absolutely, it is one of the most well regarded sahara desert trips, if you want to explore the south of Morocco and take in its breathtaking surroundings.

It highlights the high Atlas Mountains, historic Berber communities, one night in Dades Valley, and an overnight camel trek in Merzouga‘s desert Erg Chebbi dunes.

During the first day of the 3 Days Marrakech desert trip, you’ll cross the high Atlas Mountains, discover the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah UNESCO World Heritage Site. Additionally, you will visit the Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate before continuing on to Dades through Skoura and Roses Valley,

The second day of the 3-day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, will include stops at Todra Gorges, a few Berber Villages, and the Sahara Desert. Where you will ride camels to watch a memorable sunset. In addition, an overnight stay in a luxury desert camp.

On the third day of this 3-days Sahara desert trip from Marrakech to the Erg Chebbi. You’ll get up early to catch an unforgettable sunrise, eat breakfast, and take a shower.

Following that, you will travel back to Marrakech via the draa valley and the middle atlas. Finally, our adventure of the 3 days Marrakech Desert tour. Will come to an end when we drop you off at your accommodation.

Note: All of our Marrakech desert tours, offers 3 different options to upgrade from both standard accommodation to mid-range or luxury accommodations. As well as the Sahara desert camps.

Highlights of 3 days desert trip from Marrakech :

  • Fascinating landscapes of the Atlas Mountains, as well as the Middle Atlas.
  • Visit both the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah and Amridil Kasbah.
  • Walk around Taourirt Kasbah and visit the Atlas Studios.
  • Enjoy a night amidst the breathtaking Dades gorges.
  • Views of the Erg Chebbi dunes from above.
  • Enjoy tasty and traditional meals during this 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga.
  • Experience a camel ride excursion via the sand dunes.
  • Admire the sunset, as well as the sunrise in Erg Chebbi dunes.
  • Try a sandboarding activity.
  • Spend a memorable night in Merzouga under the stars, either in a luxury or standard camping.
  • Dinner and a campfire party (Berber Drums).
Destination  Marrakech to Merzouga
      • Private A/C 4×4 Vehicle or Minivan + fuel
      • English/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
      • Pick up & drop off at your accommodation
      • Accommodation with dinner and breakfast
      • Camel Trek to overnight in a luxury camp (private tent)
      • Free time to explore sites such as Kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,…Etc
      • Sandboarding in the dunes
  • Drinks
  • Lunch during the trip
  • Flights


Embark on this 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert which covers the top visited places in Morocco. Including, the atlas mountains, Ait ben haddou Kasbah, Ouarzazate, camel riding in Erg chebbi, the draa valley and much more awaits. Book your 3 days Marrakech desert tour today with Marrakech Desert Excursions!

Starting our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, we will depart from Marrakech and travel across the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi N'tichka Pass.There will be several stops along the road. Visit the most prominent Ksar in the Ounila Valley, the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Moreover, it acted as a destination for many of Hollywood blockbusters, including "Lawrence of Arabia", "The Jewel of the Nile", "Gladiator", and "Game of Thrones"...Due to its amazing history and picturesque location, the Kasbah (Ksar) of Ait Ben Haddou was inscribed to UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1987.Continuing our 3 days desert excursion from Marrakech to Merzouga by heading to Ouarzazate and exploring the renowned Kasbah Taourirte before enjoying a leisurely lunch.We will drive through the Valley of the Roses in the afternoon before arriving at our riad in the Dades Valley, which is located in the small village of Boumalne Dades in the Tinghir Province. Dinner and overnight accommodation in a convenient private room.
After breakfast and a hot shower at the hotel or riad, we will continue our 3 days desert tour from Marrakech via the Todra gorge, Morocco's highest gorge and a popular resting place for mountaineers. Additionally, it has a river, palm trees, wheat fields, and ancient kasbahs.After strolling the gorge, proceed towards Erfoud through the villages of the Berber nomads from southern Morocco to reach Merzouga. Where our camels will be ready for a journey through Erg Chebbi's sand dunes.When you get to the camp, you'll have a delicious meal and enjoy a small celebration presented by the locals and dance around the fire. At last, you will spend the night in one of the most picturesque locations in the desert, where you can watch a luminous sky of stars.
You will need to get up early on the last day of your 3 days desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga if you want to see the sunrise. After breakfast, take a shower at the camp. You will rejoin your driver after riding your camels and return to the village.After leaving the Merzouga Desert, we'll take a different route through Rissani, Alnif, Tazarine, N'kob, and the Daraa Valley to return to Marrakech. pausing along the route for lunch. And then proceed via the High Atlas to Marrakech. We will drop you off at your accommodation to conclude our 3-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga.
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