Morocco 3 days Desert Tour Merzouga from Marrakesh
3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi Merzouga
Morocco desert tour 3 days from Marrakech with camel trek to enjoy the sunset and sunrise on the sand dunes in the Moroccan Sahara; it is the best desert trip from Marrakech to discover the heart of the Sahara Desert of Morocco.
We work with the local professionals to give you a high-quality desert experience.
If you would like to stay longer and visit another places we can arrange it for you.
- Day 1: Marrakech – Ait BenHaddou – Ouarzazate – Skoura – Valley of Roses – Dades Gorges
Pick up at your hotel/riad then we travel to the southern part of the High Atlas Mountains. Crossing a spectacular pass Of Tizi-n-Tishka (2260m alt). We will visit Ait BenHaddou Kasbah, world heritage site by UNESCO, the most famous Berber village for making movies in Morocco (Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, Prince of Persia….). The city of Ouarzazate is only 30 km from this ancient village where there is Taourirte Kasbah.
We pass the beautiful oasis of Skoura to reach Valley of Roses, the only place in Morocco where we harvest Damascus rose of which we extract some products like rose water and rose oil best for skin treatment and anti-wrinkles. Next place will be Dades Valley or the valley of thousand kasbahs has an amazing natural formation of the mountains and a variety of dry-fruit trees and fig trees. Up at the top of the river, there is Dades Gorges overnight.
- Day 2: Dades Gorges – Tinghir – Toudra Gorges – Erg Chebbi Merzouga Dunes
Today we will leave Dades Valley heading to visit the astonishing mountains in Toudra Valley and have a little walk in Toudra Gorges. Time for lunch then we head to the gate of the desert Erfoud or what the locals call the capital of fossils. You will have a chance to see how they polish the fossils and make some beautiful items out of rocks. These fossils are witnesses of an era of 5 hundred million years ago. Next place will be in desert Merzouga dunes where you can go for a camel ride and enjoy the sunset in the beautiful red dunes of Erg Chebbi Merzouga overnight in Berber Camp.
- Day 3: Erg Chebbi Merzouga – Tazarine – Agdez – Marrakech
Last day in this tour after your breakfast, we travel back to Marrakech through Rissani oasis. We visit the mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif the founder of the actual Alaouite dynasty. It is started reigning over the country in the 17th century. We stop in the oasis of Tazarine or Alnif for the lunch break. We also drive in deserted plateaus at the back side of the Anti-Atlas Mountains to Agdez. From Agdez to Marrakech 260 km it is going to be a nice drive in the small Atlas Mountains with its lunar sceneries all the way to Ouarzazate and after the high Atlas Mountains pass to finish the tour in the red city Marrakech.
Marrakech to Merzouga 3 days Desert tour & Camel Trek: what’s included & not included.
- Private A/C Vehicle 4X4 or Deluxe Van for 3 days + Fuel.
- English speaking driver.
- Pick up & Drop back Hotel or airport.
- Ensuite rooms with A/C in typical hotels, Kasbahs & Riads with dinner and breakfast (Vegetarians are welcome).
- Night in desert camp Erg Chebbi Merzouga dunes with dinner and breakfast.
- Camel Trekking to go and return from the camp (around 1h each way).
- Free time to explore the sites as Ait Benhaddou, Cinema Sets, Taourirt Kasbah …etc
Not Included Service
- Entry Fees for Monuments