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3 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Dunes

3 Days Sahara Desert Tour to Merzouga Desert Overview

travel in 3 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara Desert Dunes through the magnificent view of High Atlas Mountains, Berber kasbahs. Enjoy walking in Dades gorges and Todra Gorges. Travel in an air conditioned and comfortable private car to link between Atlas mountains and Sahara. Once you arrive Merzouga, you will be greeted by golden sand dunes with spectacular view mixed with feelings of joy. Experience camel ride toward your desert camp and enjoy the majestic sunset you have never experienced before. Enjoy different landscapes from olive tree to palms, from mountains to Sahara. In this 3 days desert tour you will have the chance to explore the gems of southeast and its stunning Kasbahs as well as baked hills. Once you arrive Merzouga Erg chebbi you will totally burry your stress of work and clean your soul from any sadness.

Day 01 Marrakech to Dades Valley 330km / 7hr drive

marrakech market
Marrakech to Dades Valley
Merzouga Desert Tour
  • Meet your driver pick up at 08am from your Riad or any of your choice point.
  • Starting your 3 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Dunes by  crossing High Atlas Mountains.
  • Coss Tizi n’Tichka pass (2206 m Alt)
  •  Enjoying the mountainous road and the spectacular Berber villages in the foothills.
  • Stops in different panoramic spots for memorable photos.
  •  Arrive the UNESCO world heritage site “Ait benhaddou Kasbahs”, the fortified village on the former caravane route.
  • Crossing the river and visit  Ait Benhaddou with local guide and learn more about its history.
  • Discover The Ksar and climb to the top of the hill through the alleys of Ait-ben-Haddou, and have some spectacular photos. 
  • Enjoy desertic views of Onila valley and its palms with snowy Atlas mountains background.
  • After Lunch drive via Ouarzazate and Skoura and through rose valley (roses season is in May).
  •  Arrive Dades gorge and enjoy beautiful Rocks called moncky fingers.
  •  Enjoy fortified Kasbahs and scenic views along Fig valley. 
  • Walk around canyons and zig zag road of Dades and enjoy the sunset over yellowish mountains. 
  • Overnight in Hotel.

Day 02 Dades Valley to Merzouga Sahara Desert 270km / 5hr drive

dades valley tour
beauty of dades valley
  • Wake up and have your breakfast. 
  • Continue your 3 Days Morocco Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Dunes adventure 
  • Drive through the road of 1000 kasbahs and colourful Berber villages of the Dades valley.
  •  Arrive Tineghir its lovely valley of 15 km of date palms ending with spectacular Todra Gorges.
  • Move on a trek along the canyons of about 300m high. 
  • Lunch time in Tinjdad or Touroug, depending on your hunger-meter. 
  • Stop in panoramic view of Merzouga to have some pictures.
  • Experience camel ride in the golden dunes of Sahara.
  • Stare at a majestic and spectacular sahara sunset on your way to the camp. 
  • After reaching your desert camp, you will be greated with tea and nomad smiles.
  •  You will be shown to your beautiful comfortable private tents equipped with ensuite bathrooms and showers to relax and settle
  •  Have your delicious dinner meal, 
  • fire will be burned just near the camp and have a festive ambiance with nomads playing drums.
  • Staring the stars in a dark sky.
  • Overnight in the heart of Sahara desert.

Day 03 Merzouga - Marrakech 567km/ 10hr drive

Marrakech Full day Sightseeing Tour
  • An early wake up to enjoy the sunrise over the highest dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga.
  • Enjoy one of the best moments of the desert during sunrise in high dunes.
  •  Have breakfast in the camp, pack and go back either on camels or by 4×4 leaving the dunes behind.
  •  Drive on the asphalt roads to Marrakech through Alnif, Tazarine, Draa valley,Agdez and Ouarazazate.
  •  Arrive Ourazazate and have free time for lunch and a photo stop in front of the famous Taourirt Kasbah.
  •  Continue to Marrakech, where your Merzouga desert experience ends.
  •  Crossing Atlas Mountains and end enjoy the Berber villages between Ouarzazate and Marrakech. 
  • Drop off at your accommodation.