Shared Merzouga Desert Tour 3 Days From Marrakech


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Embark on a shared group 3 day desert tour from Marrakech, Explore a little bit of everything that Morocco has to offer; cross the Atlas Mountains, and immerse yourself in one of the most amazing parts of the Moroccan Sahara desert, visit the Kasbahs, wear a dress like nomads, sleep under the stars in the middle of the Erg Chebbi dunes, see the canyons, take a walk in the green lush valley’s, Oasis, and experience the camel Trek and see a dramatic sunset view on your way to your desert camp in Merzouga.

About the activity

Here is a desert tour from marrakech to Merzouga - Highlights

  • Drive from Marrakech to Merzouga via the atlas mountains and Tizi N Tichka pass.
  • Visit and Explore the most w UNESCO world heritage site of Kasbah ait ben Haddou and Telouate.
  • Join caravan Camel treks and enjoy watching the sunset on the back of your camel.
  • Enjoy boarding in the Merzouga desert and spend time with the local population.
  • Walk through the Todra gorge and Tinghir Oasis.
  • Spend an amazing night at Berber camp under the star and join dancing with the Saharaine people.
  • Be ready the do most desert activities quad bikes and sandboards.
  • One night was spent at a Berber tent inside of Erg Chebbi desert.

3-day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert -Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech – Kasbah Ait Ben haddou – Boumalne Dades

This 3 days shared desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, will start from your accommodation around 7:30 a.m. we will drive south towards the highest pass in Morocco, called Tizi-Ntishka more than 2000 M High.

And keep in mind that there will be numerous stops along the way to enjoy the Atlas Mountains landscapes and to take some photos and you also get a chance to refresh yourself with a cup of coffee or a drink from your preference.

On this day you also have a chance to visit the UNESCO world heritage site Kssar or Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, this beautiful village is the most famous of the ksour of Onilla valley, and it was also served and still as I set for many Bollywood movies, TV series such as ( Kingdom of heaven, the game of thrones, gladiator….) and the list goes on.

Feel free to walk & explore the site, if you wish There is an option to hire a local guide with an extra €3. After visiting of these kasbahs, continue your way towards Ouarzazate where you will have lunch at a local restaurant of your choice. There is an option to visit Kasbah of Taourirt, before heading through the oasis of Skoura, Klaat Mgouna that is also known for its ( Roses festival) which take a place, usually every May.

When you arrive in Boumalne Dades, admire the scenic view on your way next to dads River, passing by Berber villages, several Kasbahs, to see The zigzag of Dades canyons. And then head to your hotel for a tasty dinner and an overnight.

Day 2: Dades Valley – Tinghir gorges – Merzouga – Sahara desert

Following breakfast at your dad’s valley hotel, get prepared for an incredible journey, which will probably be the highlight of your 3-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, your next station will be at Tinghir you will get an opportunity to walk in Oasis under the shade of the palm trees, see how the people herding their cattle or taking care of their fields.

Step by step the walking will take you to admire the magnificent Todra Canyons, Feel free to explore, and get some amazing photographs, or you can just enjoy the silence between those gorges. Before You got some spare time for lunch at one of the local cafes. After finishing your meals you will carry forward to Rissani later passing distinct “fortified villages, small towns, Oasis” from here you can see the golden Sand dunes appearing over the horizon.

Open arrival to Merzouga gets ready for 45 minutes, a Camel ride through the sand dunes of erg Chebbi with a spectacular sunset view. After seeing this unbelievable scenery, a yummy Moroccan dinner will be waiting for you under the stars next to the campfire.

When you finished your dinner the nomad’s host will do some entertainment using their drums, and teach you how to play tam, below the clear sky until midnight.

Day 3: Erg chebbi – Merzouga – Ouarzazate – Marrakech

Following the next morning, there will be an early wake-up to watch a wonderful sunrise and have your breakfast, before meeting the camel caravan that will take you to meet ur driver.

Then head back to Ouarzazate, Have your lunch at leisure, and there is an option to visit the atlas studios before heading back to Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains. Your shared group 3 day desert tour from Marrakesh to Merzouga will end up at your stay around 19:00 p.m. in summer and 20:00 in winter.

Marrakech To Merzouga: Desert Excursion Includes

  • During your adventure desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga you are able to bring with your luggage.
  • This tour is the best value for money compared with the market and the quality that you get.
  • This tour is the best value for money compared with the market and the quality that you get.
  • Good walking shoes, Sunglasses, sunscreen, Hat. is better to bring with you for this shared desert tour to Merzouga.
  • The vegetarian option is always available.
  • Hot drinks are available to purchase.
  • Childs under 12 years old is advised to ride a camel in Merzouga behind an adult.
  • If you are a solo you can join a shared small group max people 15. in addition this tour is better for the couple, friends family and their children.
  • Availability to do some other desert activities like quad biking tours sandboarding and much more.
  • baby seat is avialiable

 Complimentary pick-up from any hotel or location in Marrakech. Pickup time will be within 10 minutes before the start time.

  • Caffe Restaurant Argana Medina Marrakech Morocco
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  •  Guests with back or neck pain, heart problems, or other serious medical conditions
  • Pregnant women (more than 5 Months)
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts.


Italy, March 2019
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The tour was excellent. It was a great experience to stay in the desert. Dinner and breakfast was delicious at the camp
France, March 2019
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Incredible Tour! Although you do spend a lot of time in the van traveling from one place to the other, during the trip you get to enjoy the fascinating variety of Moroccan landscapes, culinary culture, and Bedouin traditions. The guides are super enthusiastic, really trying to offer you the best experience and give you a vast amount of info about the country. Absolutely worth it!
France, October 2019
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I can't recommend this tour enough(3d 2n in the desert )! Morocco is a warm country with warm people! We've met lots of very kind people on this tour which made it super worth it.
USA, May 2021
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Great desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga! The guide (Ahmed) was informative and a very safe driver. Definitely pay more for the luxury camp! You get to go much further into the desert, and you get a nicer camp with flush toilets/showers and fewer people (only 18 people were at the luxury camp when 50+ were at the "normal" camp sharing a bathroom without flush toilets). I was happy for the opportunity to learn more about the Berber people.


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