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3 Days Marrakech Desert Trip


Our company, Morocco Shining Tours, arranges a 3-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, which is the most well-known desert activity offered by Marrakech. The high atlas mountains, the Ait ben Haddou Kasbah, and a night in the Merzouga Desert will all be sights you travel by.

Highlights of 3 Days Tour Marrakech to Merzouga Desert

Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades

From your accommodation at the Riad or any other optional place, you will be picked up at 8 pm. The trip begins at Marrakech. On our journey, we will travel through the well-known pass of Tizi N’Tichka (2260m high over the High Atlas Mountains) appreciating the outstanding Berber villages until you arrive at Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has been a location for shooting many movies such as Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia.

Exploring the area, you will enjoy strolling through the river, The Ksar, and the alleys of Ait Ben Haddou that sounds like wandering in the middle ages. You will also Ounila’s river’s astonishing view which is surrounded by amazing landscapes.

after having a nice lunch, we proceed with the tour to Dades Gorges through Ouarzazate, Skoura, and along the Valley of Roses where the festival of roses is held in May. When we reach Boulmane Dades, we will make our way to Dades Valley. Here, you enjoy exploring the majestic sand castles and monkey toes (a fascinating rock formation) that are a point of attraction for visitors. At the hotel, we have dinner and stay overnight.

Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra Gorge – Erfoud – Risani – Merzouga (Marrakech Desert Trip)

After having a Moroccan breakfast, 3 days 2 nights Morocco Desert Tour to Merzouga is resumed on the Road of thousand Kasbahs through the brilliant Dades Valley’s Berber villages. On our way, we will explore Tinghir with its huge number of palms and wonderful gorges. After we pass through Todra, where you will enjoy hiking that is over 300m high, and it’s Berber villages, we will at Merzouga. Erg-Chebbi, the largest sand desert in Morocco, will be the destination.

Lunch will be served in Tinejdad/Touroug. You ride camels for about one hour enjoying the astonishing sunset over the dunes. after we reach Erg Chebbi. A nomadic tent is where you will enjoy camping gazing at the endless stars. You will also experience listening to the drums being played by the camp team and camel guides.

Day 3: Merzouga – Alnif – Tazarine – Agdez – Taourirt Kasbah – Marrakech

Over the dunes, you will witness the mysterious sunrise in the early morning before you ride camels back to the hotel where you will have breakfast and take a shower. The direction will be driving back to Marrakech. During the journey, you will travel through, Alnif, Tazarine, Draa Valley, Agdez, and Ouarzazate where lunch will be served, and also take a break to capture some pictures in Touarirt Kasbah. The tour continues to be traveled again through the range of Atlas Mountains. In Marrakech, Marrakech Desert Trip 3 Days comes to an end.


What is including

  • Pick up from hotel
  • Transport in A/C vehicle for a private tour
  • Experienced English/Spanish speaking driver/guide.
  • All accommodation in hotels/riads
  • All Breakfasts/dinners as per itinerary
  • Camel ride in Sahara desert
  • Accommodation in desert camp
  • Drop off at your hotel

What is Not including

  • Lunches and drinks
  • Anything extra , tips

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