3 Day Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert

3 Day Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert. This 3-day trip from Marrakech to Merzouga desert is the perfect trip to discover the Moroccan Sahara desert. On the first day, you will be picked up from your hotel in Marrakech and driven to the Dades Valley. On the second day, you will have the opportunity to explore the stunning sand dunes of Merzouga and take a camel ride in the desert. You will spend the night in a traditional Berber camp, where you can enjoy a delicious dinner and sleep under the stars. You will also have the chance to visit some of the local markets and learn about traditional Berber culture. On the third day, you will return to Marrakech, via the Draa Valley. This trip is the best tour to discover the beauty of Morocco and its unique culture.

3 Day Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert

Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Valley of Roses – Dades Gorges

We will get up in the morning and after breakfast we will leave from the hotel heading south passing the great mountains of ALTO ATLAS crossing the Tizin Tichka port of 2,260 m high. We will visit Ouarzazate and the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, we will continue our way crossing through the wonderful Valley of the Roses to sleep in the gorges of Dades. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.   

Day 2: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga

After breakfast, we will resume the road to the desert of Merzouga, stopping to visit the palm grove of Tinehir and the spectacular Todra Gorges. We will continue to Erfoud, where we will visit a fossil factory. We will continue until we reach Merzouga. Before sunset, we will take the desert boats (Camels) to cross the Erg-Chebbi dunes in a 2-hour walk, towards the traditional haimas camp. in the middle of the dunes, where we will spend the night. On this tour we will stop to contemplate the sunset between the dunes. In the camp we can enjoy the stars and the moon, and the imposing silence of the desert. Dinner and accommodation in nomadic tents … a safe night that unforgettable!

Day 3: Merzouga – Rissani – Alnif – Draâ Valley – Marrakech

In the morning we will return with our camels to the lodge to take a hot shower and after breakfast we will leave from Merzouga towards the Rissani market. We will take a tour to visit the first imperial city of Morocco, it is the old market of the south of Morocco. Continue the road through the VALLE DEL DRAA and visit the Kasbah of TAMNOGALT in the middle of the Draa Valley. We will cross the High Atlas again to reach Marrakech at night.


  • Pick up from your hotel / riad.
  • Private tour in 4×4 vehicle A / C
  • Driver / guide who speaks English
  • Camel excursion
  • One night in the Berber camp in the desert at half board.
  • Fuel


  • Drinks
  • tickets and tips