Excursión compartida de 3 días al desierto de Merzouga
3-Day Shared Merzouga Desert Trip - Saharies
Excursión compartida de 3 días al desierto de Marrakech
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3-Day Shared Merzouga Desert Trip - Saharies

3-Day Shared Merzouga Desert Trip

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    * Dec. 20th to Jan. 2nd: Extra fee will apply. Contact us for details.

    June 16 and 17: Contact us to check availability due to the Eid Adha Holiday.

    * The rest is paid on the day of the excursion

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      About this tour

      3 days 2 nights
      Tour type
      Half Board


      Embark on an unforgettable adventure and explore the enchanting village of Merzouga, situated on the edge of the Erg Chebbi in the Sahara Desert. This is the perfect starting point for a truly authentic Moroccan desert experience, complete with camel expeditions and traditional tent stays.
      The highly sought-after 3-day shared tour from Marrakech to Merzouga is a must-try for those looking to immerse themselves in the stunning Moroccan landscape. Witness the breathtaking beauty of the Haouz plains near Marrakech, the varied valleys, oases, towering High Atlas Mountains, and dramatic Erg Chebbi dunes, all in one incredible journey.
      Join us on our daily 3-day desert tours to Merzouga and take in the ever-changing tapestry of landscapes and experiences that this trip has to offer. Book now and experience the ultimate Moroccan desert adventure.


      • Traverse the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi N'tichka pass.
      • Explore the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
      • Cross the Skoura oasis.
      • Travel the Valley of Roses and the Route of 1001 Kasbahs.
      • Visit the Todra Gorges and get to know a Berber village.
      • Ride a camel during sunset and sunrise.
      • Experience a night under the stars in a Berber camp.


      • Pickup from your Riad or hotel (or at the nearest accessible point).
      • Air-conditioned minibus.
      • Accommodations with half board (dinners and breakfasts).
      • First night in a hotel in the Dades Valley (private room with private bathroom).
      • Camel ride at sunset and sunrise.
      • Optional quad/Buggy tour - ask for the supplement.
      • Second night in a Berber tent in the Erg Chebbi desert.
      • Comfort category included in the price: Private tents secured with shared bathrooms in a good camp.
      • Possibility to upgrade to the Superior category: private tents with private bathrooms. See Categories.

      And most importantly! Excellent Service 🙂

      Not included

      • Lunches
      • Drinks
      • Optional local guide
      • Entrance fees to monuments (if any)
      • Personal expenses


      • Day 1 Marrakech - Atlas Mountains - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley

        Approx. 6-hour trip

        Your journey to the Erg Chebbi desert begins from Marrakech in the morning. We will cross the High Atlas Mountains, passing through various Kasbahs and Berber villages in the Atlas. We will make some stops to take photos, enjoy the scenery, stretch our legs, and have a cup of coffee. We will then stop at the top of Tizi'N'tichka to admire its panoramic view. We will continue our tour to reach Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the most important stop on the first day of the desert tour from Marrakech. Ait Ben Haddou is the best-known ksar in Morocco and probably one of the country's most impressive and fascinating monuments, earning it a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. You will have a leisurely visit to this fortified village that has been the setting for major Hollywood hits like Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, and Game of Thrones.

        After having a well-served lunch at one of the local cafes, we will continue to the Dades Valley, passing through Ouarzazate, the Skoura oasis, and Klaa Mgouna, the capital of the rose valley, famous for its traditional rose water distillation factories. At the end of the day, we will spend the night in the Dades Valley.

      • Day 2 Dades Valley - Tinghir - Erfoud - Merzouga

        Approx. 4-hour trip

        After enjoying an excellent traditional breakfast, our 3-day group tour of the Moroccan Merzouga desert continues. We will take the road of the 1001 Kasbahs to the oasis of Tinghir and the streets lined with ancient Kasbahs and many attractive Berber villages. We will then head to Tineghir, an impressive 15 km valley full of date palm trees. We will enjoy the high grey and pink rock walls surrounding the road.

        Next, we will head to Erg Chebbi, located in Merzouga. Upon arriving at the famous dunes of the Sahara Desert, we will let you enjoy a camel ride while watching the sunset, heading towards the oasis where the camp is located. There's nothing more fascinating than spending the night in the Merzouga Sahara dunes in one of the traditional nomadic tents or outdoors under the shooting stars. If you wish, you can also spend magical moments playing drums with the experienced camel guide.

      • Day 3 Merzouga – Erfoud – Ouarzazate– Marrakech

        Approx. 9-hour trip

        On the last day of our desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, we will pick you up in the morning and take you to a nearby place to watch the fantastic sunrise in the dunes.

        After breakfast, we will take a camel ride to the main road. You will meet your driver there to take you back in a comfortable minibus to Ouarzazate. After your leisure time and lunch, we will continue our journey back to Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains. The 3-day Merzouga desert tour will end in the afternoon around 7:00 pm in Marrakech.


      Things to know

      • Pickup time is usually between 7:00 - 7:30 am; we will contact you the day before the desert tour to set it up.
      • If you stay in Medina, the meeting point might be Jemaa el Fna Square, precisely at "Café France."
      • Additional charges may apply for hotels on the city's outskirts, which will vary depending on the distance.
      • This is an ideal trip for backpackers; if you want to enjoy more comfort and customize your trip, a private 3-day tour to the desert from Marrakech will suit you much better.
      • If you travel alone, you will need to pay the single supplement for accommodation (contact us to find out the cost).
      • Your luggage is welcome on this tour to the Merzouga desert from Marrakech. It will be safely stored in the minibus or taken to the camp.
      • Please prepare a small backpack with essentials for the desert night.
      • If you do not choose the luxury tent option, bringing your own towel for the camp is recommended.
      • Remember to pack long pants, especially for camel riding, to help prevent chafing and ensure a comfortable journey.
      • Along with your hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and comfortable walking shoes, a scarf or bandana can be very useful for protection against the desert sand and the cool evenings.
      • Remember: The quad tour is optional and will have an additional cost.
      • If it suits you to end this desert tour in Fez, we recommend our Marrakech to Fez tour through the Merzouga desert.


      Where is the pick-up point and what time does the tour start?

      The tour starts in Marrakech. Pick-up is from hotels and riads in Marrakech or a nearby accessible location by car. The start time is usually between 7:00 AM and 7:30 AM. Transportation will contact you the night of the tour to set up pickup details.

      Is this tour suitable for solo travelers?

      Yes, this tour is ideal for solo travelers. You will need to pay a single supplement for accommodation. Please contact us to find out.

      Does the price of the 3-Day Shared Merzouga Desert Trip depend on the number of participants?

      The price for our 3-Day Shared Merzouga Desert Trip is constant. It does not fluctuate based on the number of people joining the tour, ensuring you pay the same rate regardless of group size.

      Can the tour be done on a quad instead of a camel?

      Yes, it is possible to do a quad tour instead of the camel ride. It will be done at sunset to reach the camp. This has an additional cost and must be booked in advance. In the morning, you will take a camel ride at sunrise to return. Contact us in advance to arrange it for you.

      Is any prior experience required to ride a camel?

      No, prior experience is not required to ride a camel. The guides will provide instructions and assistance to ensure a safe and comfortable experience.

      What if we prefer not to take the camel ride in Erg Chebbi?

      If camel riding in Erg Chebbi isn't for you, don't worry. There are other options available. Please contact us in advance to discuss your preferences so we can organize everything before your trip.

      Is sandboarding included in my 3-Day Shared Merzouga Desert Trip?

      Sandboarding is available in the Merzouga desert at no additional cost; you just need to ask the camp staff for the boards.

      Can the food be adapted for special diets?

      Yes, it is possible to adapt the food for vegetarians, vegans, and other special diets, but it is important to inform us in advance at the time of booking.

      Can I customize my experience for more comfort?

      Yes, this trip is ideal for backpackers. However, if you wish to enjoy greater comfort and personalize your journey, a private 3-day Merzouga desert tour from Marrakech would be a perfect choice for you.

      Can I bring my luggage on the tour to the Merzouga desert from Marrakech?

      Yes, your luggage is welcome on this tour. It will be safely stored in the minibus or taken to the Merzouga lodge. If you book the superior camp, your luggage will be taken directly to your tent for your convenience.

      Customer Reviews

      Based on 954 reviews
      Stefanie W.
      Beautiful Experience

      The experience was beautiful. The guides were knowledgeable and the desert camp was very comfortable.

      Highly Recommended

      This tour is highly recommended. The camel ride was a highlight.

      Amazing adventure

      Our driver was friendly and knowledgeable, making the long drive a pleasure. The night in the desert was magical.

      memorable trip

      A short but memorable trip. The desert camp was basic but very cozy.

      Interesting experience

      The drive through the Atlas Mountains was stunning. The camel ride at sunset was the highlight!


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