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3-days shared Merzouga desert tour from Marrakech

The 3 days Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour is our most popular Morocco desert tour. It starts every day from Marrakech. This desert safari is perfect for those who want to discover the deep Morocco Sahara desert and don’t mind long hours driving. The tour is rich in scenery; you will never be bored as you will be busy admiring one scene after another.

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3 days


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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Pickup & drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech
    • Transportation in a modern and air-conditioned minibus, Driver speaking English.
    • Overnight accommodation in a hotel and a desert camp (shared tent) / Upgrade to the medium option
    • 2 Hours Camel ride and Sand boarding
    What's excluded :
    • Optional guide 3 euros/person to Kasbah Ait Benhadou and Entrance fees to monuments if any

  • Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas mountains – Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – El Kelaa M'gouna – Dades Valley (06H00 DRIVE)

    Stop At: Marrakech, Marrakech, Marrakech-Safi
    Your shared 3 days desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga will start early in the morning with a drive east of Marrakech past small suburban towns to the High Atlas Mountains.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: High Atlas Mountains, 40000 Morocco
    A few stops will be made to take photos, enjoy the scenery, stretch your legs and drink a cup of coffee.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou, Souss-Massa
    Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, the first major stop today for sightseeing. The Berber fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou is a UNESCO listed landmark, also known as a set for major Hollywood epics. Many movies used the village for shooting just like the Kingdom of Heaven, Lawrence of Arabia, and Gladiator. You will cross the river separating the Kasbah from the main road and explore the village at leisure. Should you wish to hire a local guide, they are available onsite.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: El Kelaa M'gouna, El Kelaa M'gouna, Souss-Massa
    After lunch at leisure at one of the local cafes, continue to Dades valley driving past Ouarzazate, Skoura Oasis, Klaa Mgouna, the capital of the valley of the roses, and famous for its rosewater artisanal distillation factories.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Boumalne Dades, Boumalne Dades, Souss-Massa
    Upon arrival at Boumalne Dades, Follow Dades River on a tiny road passing by different fortified Kasbahs located on the side of the road to Dades Canyons. You will arrive at your hotel late in the afternoon.
    Dinner and overnight at your Dades hotel.
    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Small hotel in dades valley

    Day 2: Dades Valley – Tinghir – Rissani – Merzouga Sahara Desert ( 4H00 DRIVE )

    Stop At: Boumalne Dades, Boumalne Dades, Souss-Massa
    After breakfast at your hotel in Dades Valley, our journey will start today with a drive along the road of 1001 Kasbahs to the oasis of Tinghir.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Todgha Gorge, R 703 near the town of Tinerhir, Tinerhir 45520 Morocco
    You will deviate to a minor road driving along the river to Todgha where you will stop for a walk in the oasis under the shade of palm trees and continue to Todgha Gorges. After some time at leisure to enjoy the immensity of the huge cliffs, and lunch at a local café ( At leisure )

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Rissani, Rissani, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
    We will continue early in the afternoon to Rissani, famous for its dates market, and being a starting point of the ancient trading caravans crossing the Sahara desert to Tombouctou.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Merzouga Desert, Merzouga Morocco
    After a quick stop, we will continue to Merzouga driving through some rocky desert landscape.
    Meet our camel caravan, and ride your camels through the amazing color-changing sand dunes with the sunset in the horizon as a backdrop. We reach our Sahara desert camp before darkness.
    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: overnight in nomad tent

    Day 3: Merzouga – Ouarzazate – High Atlas Mountains – Marrakech (9H00 DRIVE)

    Stop At: Merzouga Desert, Merzouga Morocco
    After an early sunrise camel trek through Erg Chebbi dunes arrive at the camp operator's lodge for breakfast, shower and maybe a quick swim at the lodge pool if time permits.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa
    We will continue to Ouarzazate and visit Kasbah Taourirte. Meet your driver and vehicle and drive back to Ouarzazate. After some time at leisure for lunch. You can visit the cinema Museum.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: High Atlas Mountains, 40000 Morocco
    After some time at leisure for lunch, we carry on in the afternoon to Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains.

    Pass By: Marrakech, Marrakech, Marrakech-Safi
    Your 3 days desert tour will end in Marrakech at about 19h00.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Write us the address of your hotel or riad in Marrakech, and we will pick you up from there.Airports
    • Menara Airport, Marrakech Morocco
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please be sure to bring warm clothing in the winter (no sleeping bags are required), light clothing in the summer, sunscreen, a hat, good walking shoes, a flashlight, and trousers (for the camel trek). Shorts and skirts are not recommended for the trek as the saddles can cause skin irritation.
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 17 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Activity ID: V-60196P3

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