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Group 3 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga




Marrakech to Merzouga Tour Overview:

Participate in a 3 day group excursion starting from Marrakech to Merzouga that mixes adventure with an array of cultural experiences. You’ll travel through the stunning High Atlas Mountains, explore the UNESCO-listed Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, and take in the breathtaking scenery of Dades Valley and the Tinghir Oasis. The most memorable part of your three-day Sahara desert adventure is a camel ride at sunset through Erg Chebbi, followed by the night with stars at the Erg Chebbi Sahara desert camp. This trip promises a memorable Moroccan trip with beautiful journeys and comfortable accommodations.


Marrakech to Merzouga 3-Days Tour Highlights:

Itinerary of 3 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga:

Breakfast Departure From Marrakech:

  • Start early at 07h30 am at the hotel you are staying in Marrakech to head toward The High Atlas Mountains.
  • Take a scenic drive and several photo stops. Ideal for taking stunning photos of the landscape.
  • Make a stop for an authentic Moroccan breakfast at a local café in the middle.


Visit Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou:

  • Meet at the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou by mid-morning.
  • Enjoy an organized tour (optional) within This UNESCO World Heritage Site, well-known for its appearance in a variety of films.
  • Time to explore the Kasbah and the surrounding area.
  • Lunch in a local restaurant serving traditional Moroccan food.


Afternoon Journey to Dades Valley:

  • After lunch, you can begin the journey towards Dades Valley, passing through the charming town of Ouarzazate as well as The Skoura Oasis.
  • Drive by Kalaat M'Gouna, also known as the Valley of Roses, known for its production of rosewater.
  • Photographic opportunities are available at different locations that show the breathtaking valley landscapes.


Evening Arrival in Dades Valley:

  • You should be at your hotel by Dades Valley by late afternoon.
    It's time to relax and refresh.
  • Experience an authentic Moroccan dinner in the hotel.
  • Stay for the night at Dades Valley Hotel.
  • Dades Valley.

Breakfast and departure of Dades Valley:

  • Get started with a delicious breakfast served at the hotel.
  • Leave from Tinghir Oasis, driving through the beautiful Road 1001 Kasbahs.

Exploration of Tinghir Oasis and Todgha Gorges:

  • Meet to Tinghir Oasis and explore the beautiful palm groves.
  • Go to the Todgha Gorges and enjoy an optional hike through massive canyons.
  • A lunch at the local restaurant in Todgha with stunning panoramic views over the valleys.


Afternoon Drive to Merzouga:

  • Continue toward Merzouga at the beginning of the afternoon by passing by the city of Rissani.
  • Drive by Rissani known for its market of dates.
  • Continue on through the breathtaking desert landscape until you arrive at Merzouga.


Evening Camel Trek and Desert Camp:

  • At Merzouga Meet your camel caravan to begin the trek towards sunset.
  • Take a ride through the breathtaking desert dunes in Erg Chebbi, before heading to your camp in the desert.
  • Have a delicious traditional Moroccan dinner in the evening under the stars.
  • Spend all night camping in the wilderness with local nomads offering entertainment.

Sunrise Camel Trek and Breakfast:

  • Early morning trek with the camel to view the dawn rising over the dunes.
  • Then, return to the campsite for a delicious breakfast, and to refresh.


Morning Departure from Merzouga:

  • Leave from Merzouga and start the return journey to Marrakech.
  • Lunch Stop in the afternoon and visit to Ouarzazate
    A lunch at the local eatery while on route.
  • Visit to Ouarzazate also often referred to as the gateway towards the Sahara.


Evening scenic drive back to Marrakech:

  • Continue to travel throughout to the Atlas Mountains, with occasional breaks for photos and rest.
  • Arrival at Marrakech at night and conclude the tour.

Marrakech to Meryouga Group Tour Price:

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Know Before You Go:

Frequently Asked Questions:

Its distance from Marrakech between Marrakech and Merzouga is 560 km. This lengthy journey is an idyllic route through the stunning High Atlas Mountains, descending into stunning ravines, eventually, you will arrive at the magnificent Sahara Desert. This road not only connects two famous destinations located in Morocco but also offers an adventure that is filled with stunning landscapes and richness of culture.

Our budget-friendly for shared Marrakech from Merzouga desert tour costs are always fixed, meaning you won’t have to fret about the cost increasing when fewer participants take part in the tour.

The first night at the hotel at Dades Valley is private. If you would like to upgrade to a room with air conditioning There is an upgrade cost of 10 euros per person.

Yes the tent in the desert located in Erg Chebbi is private to the duration of your 3 days trip. The camp will provide you with a separate camping tent that has a proper bed and a bathroom, so you can fully take advantage of your time within the wide desert.

A camel safari within Erg Chebbi is an amazing experience that lasts approximately 1 hour at sunset, and an additional hour for sunrise the next day. Therefore, the duration of the ride will depend upon the time of year, daylight Saving times, sunset/sunrise timing. This is a trip you’ll never forget!

If you’re not keen on the camel ride on the plains of Erg Chebbi, that’s no issue. You can request for a transfer to the hotel located in Merzouga to the camp in the desert using a 4×4 at an additional charge of 30 euros per way.

You can’t, but you could shower later in the day at the camp’s Lodge in Merzouga.

Definitely! Merzouga is an absolute must-see place to visit for anyone who is interested in Morocco. The beautiful location provides an amazing desert landscape that is awe-inspiring to every tourist. The most memorable aspect of an Merzouga trip is the unforgettable stay in the typical Moroccan Sahara desert camp in the world-renowned Erg Chebbi dunes. You can fully take a trip into a mystical environment, creating memories that last for a lifetime. From camel rides in the evening to star-gazing during the night sky of the desert The Merzouga region promises a truly unforgettable experience.

The shared Marrakech desert tours run every day You don’t have to be concerned about whether there are enough participants.

Yes, there is the option of renting a quad bicycle in Erg Chebbi through the camp’s operator. But, it’s at the beginning of the day following your night’s stay at the camp. You’ll ride the quad bikes from your camp in the desert to the lodge where you will be staying for 50 Euros per hour, through Erg Chebbi dunes, instead than riding camels.

We offer group Marrakech desert tours include Sandboarding! There will be a handful of Sand boards at the campsite in the desert of Erg Chebbi for you to test upon the arrival of sunset or on in the day. They’re free and you are welcome to take a chance!

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