3 Days desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga and back. In other words, we drive our shared trip Itinerary through Atlas Mountains, Tichka pass and Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. Besides, we explore Ouarzazate city and ending our day in Dades by Kelaat Mgouna or Roses valley. In addition, our highlight activity will be camel ride with overnight stay in Erg Chebbi desert. Yes, we find out Todra gorges before, we continue our Marrakech desert trip down to Merzouga. On third day, we directly drive back Marrakech our 3 days desert trip and is a long drive!
3 Days desert trip from Marrakech
Itinerary Marrakech to Merzouga: 3 Days 2 Nights
Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades.
Day 2: Dades – Todra Gorges – Oasis tinghir – Merzouga – Camel Ride.
Visit the dades valley and Tinghir to see Todra Gorges, the highest gorges in Morocco, 20 meters wide and over 300 meters high, going for a 20-minute hike. So, Todgha Gorge is canyon in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains and is famous for rock climbing in Morocco. In addition, we continue on the Customized Morocco trip to arrive at the edge of the sand dunes of Merzouga. After that, you will ride a camel crossing Erg Chebbi dunes, with a camel guide, and sleep in a nomadic tent in the camp with a luxury or standard options. Therefore, tents are well equipped with blankets, mattresses and cushions. So, the Bedouin people are friendly and will play music around camp fire. Thus, you will enjoy an overnight stay under the stars; experience the real desert of Merzouga. 265 KM.
Day 3: Merzouga – Alnif – Draa valley – Ouarzazate – Marrakech.
We will wake up early to enjoy the rest of our 3 days trip watching the sunrise. In addition, we will have breakfast and ride camels back to city centre). Therefore, we will drive back to Marrakech through Draa valley and Agdez. Moreover, it was founded in 1449 by the Tuareg. In other words, once in Ouarzazate, feel free to ask your driver to stop at the film Studios if you wish. Then, our desert tour will continue back to Marrakech and ended around 19:00. 565 KM.
Frequently Asked Questions:
There are three best locations in Morocco to experience real desert experience? the first one is named Merzouga (Erg Chebbi) which requires 3 days minum 560 km. As well as, there is Zagora but contains small dunes but it is more booked by travellers who have limited time. So, Zagora desert can be done in 2 days. The third is Erg Chigaga which requires 3 days desert trip by 4×4 (there is 60 km off-road).
Erg is the name given to the large sand dunes.
It is more easy to book a shared desert tours to Merzouga (Erg Chebbi) and Zagora but still the option to private one? Otherwise, the most travellers book a private tours to Erg Chigaga because it requires off-road driving 60 km on the second and third day.
2 Pax / 295 € Per Person.
3 Pax / 225 € Per Person.
4 Pax / 180 € Per Person.
5 – 6 Pax / 155 € Per Person.
7 – 10 Pax / 145 € Per Person.
11 – 15 Pax / 135 € Per Person.
- English Speaking (unless specified language).
- Transport in 4X4 or a Minivan.
- Pick up / off at your accommodation.
- Small Group Size.
- Avoiding Shooping.
- Camel ride / overnight stay in Merzouga.
- Dinners & Breakfasts (first and second day).
- Ait ben Haddou Kasbah.
- Todra Oasis / Gorges / Hiking.
- Lunchs, Drinks (unless specified).
- Personal Expenses.
- Tips (optional).
What to bring:
- Phone charges.
- Warm clothes.