Marrakech to Merzouga 3 days

Tour overview:
Our 3-day trip from Marrakech to Merzouga desert is a dream come true for anyone looking to experience the stunning beauty of Morocco’s landscape. The adventure starts by passing through the majestic High Atlas mountains, where we’ll be amazed by some views. Along the way, we’ll have the chance to visit the magnificent Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore the picturesque Valley of the Rose. As our journey continues, we’ll spend our first night in Dade Valley, where we’ll immerse ourselves in the local culture and enjoy the traditional Moroccan hospitality. On the second day, we’ll embark on an unforgettable camel ride in the dunes of Merzouga, before settling in a luxurious desert camp that comes complete with its private bathroom, ensuring that you’ll experience the utmost comfort. As our trip comes to an end, we’ll drive back to Marrakech through the beautiful Draa Valley, taking in all of the sights and sounds of this stunning region. We will drive towards Marrakech where our 3 days tour comes to an end.
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3 Days Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour

Trip plan


After breakfast, we depart for our 3 days Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour by driving from Marrakech towards the mountains of the High Atlas. The mountains that connect Marrakech and the South-east of Morocco. During our drive in the mountains, we can make some stops to enjoy the panoramic views of Morocco’s mountainous villages including a stop at one of the Argan workshops to see the Berber women making the Argan oil and products. After 3 hours of driving, we then arrived at the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, one of the UNESCO heritage located in the foothills on the southern slopes. Here, our driver or guide will accompany us on a walking visit to this breathtaking Kasbah, walking in its alleys and stairs and rocks. After a while, we will return for lunch in one of the local restaurants. Our desert trip continues towards Dades Valley by passing Ouarzazate “the Hollywood of Africa”, Skoura Valley, and the Valley of Thousand Kasbahs. Upon our arrival, we will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea while checking in for our rooms. Dinner and overnight.


On the 3rd day of our Desert tour, we’ll leave the Valley of Dades by driving towards the desert dunes of Erg Chebbi. Our first stop will be at Todra Valley to take some photos of the Jewish old houses, then continue towards the canyons of Todra with an altitude of 300 Meters. Walking under the canyons and enjoying the sounds of the water running in the river with a fresh breeze blowing on our faces. Within some time, our trip approaches the desert dunes, passing by a couple of Ksors “Berber villages” with another stop in Erfoud town “The fossil capital”. Our stop will be for lunch and to visit one of the fossil and marble workshops in Erfoud. We then continue towards the Desert dunes of Erg Chebbi. Upon our arrival, we will go on a camel trekking excursion to see an amazing sunset accompanied by our English-speaking camel man. After our sunset time, we return by camels to our luxury desert camp for an evening party of drums with dinner and overnight under the tents. Our camps are fully prepared with private toilets and showers.


According to your choice, we can wake up early in the morning to see the sunrise over the dunes.
We will have our breakfast in the camp’s restaurant, then depart for our 3rd-day tour on the way back to Marrakech. We’ll be driving along the desert fields of Acacia trees and passing by the village of Alnif before joining the Draa Palm Grove with thousands of Palm trees. Along the way, we will stop for our lunch in a restaurant before we continue our way. After lunch, we continue driving by crossing the Ait Saouen mountains and arriving at Ouarzazate. According to your choice, we might stop to see Taourirt Kasbah and the Cinema Studio of Ouarzazate and then continue to Marrakech via the High Atlas. Upon arrival to Marrakech, we accompany you to your accommodation where our 3-day desert tour from Marrakech comes to an end with the best memories with our team.


Tour price Includes:

Price includes:

  • * Airport arrival pick-up

  • * English-speaking driver

  • * English-speaking guide “Optional”

  • * 4WD Vehicle / Van with Wi-Fi access

  • * Ait Benhaddou guided visit

  • * Accommodation including “Dinner, Bed, Breakfast”

  • * Camel trekking in the Desert of Erg Chebbi

  • * 1 night in a Luxury / Standard camp including “Dinner, Bed, Breakfast”

  • * Visit a nomad family in the desert

  • * Transfer back to the Airport ” Only if your flight is the next day after the tour”



    • * Flight ticket

    • * Drinks

    • * Lunches

    • * Service tips

    • * Tickets for payable entrees

Best Marrakech to Merzouga 3 days Price【365 $】 Per Person

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Information about

Marrakech 3 days desert tour

* Please keep in mind the price of the tour is not fixed. It may change according to the number of passengers and the service features.

* The 3 days from Marrakech to Merzouga is Private.

* If you are a group, we still can offer you transportation according to the number of passengers

* All our Morocco Tours from Marrakech are flexible, you can feel free to add more extra days to your private tour.
* Our 3 days from Marrakech to Merzouga is refundable 3 days before the tour date.

* Type of accommodation provided during this trip is Standard or Luxury, according to your choice.

* Read our frequently asked questions for more information.

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It was one week now since we got back from our vacation in Morocco.

We booked the 3 day Marrakech desert tour with our driver Mohamed. It was a fantastic short tour but deserves a try.

So many places to go to and we also enjoyed the food. The people are very welcoming.

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