Excursión de 3 días desde Marrakech al desierto de Merzouga
Excursión de 3 días al desierto de Merzouga desde Marrakech
Excursión 3 días de Marrakech a Merzouga
Private 3-Day Desert Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga
Excursión 3 días al desierto desde Marrakech a  Merzouga

Private 3-Day Desert Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga

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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

      Price table per person



      The 3-day excursion from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert is unparalleled in its memorable and thrilling experience. This Sahara desert journey is truly unique, from the breathtaking view of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains to the fascinating oases and Todra Gorges and ending with dinner under a star-lit sky accompanied by Berber music and drums.

      During the 3-day excursion to the Merzouga Desert, you will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou, renowned for its appearance in several famous Hollywood movies. You will cross the longest valley in Morocco, the Draa Valley, and explore its magnificent palm groves and countless Kasbahs. Moreover, you will have the exhilarating sensation of witnessing the sunrise and sunset while riding a camel. You will discover that the desert excursions from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi Desert are nothing short of a perfect desert experience.


      • Embark on a journey through the High Atlas Mountains and the Tizi N'tichka pass.
      • Explore the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.
      • Visit the Skoura Oasis and the Amridil Kasbah.
      • Travel through the Valley of Roses and the Route of a Thousand Kasbahs.
      • Discover the Todra Gorges and get to know a Berber village.
      • Enjoy a camel ride or a 4x4 excursion in the desert at sunset.
      • Experience a memorable night under the stars at a Berber camp.


      • Pick-up from your Riad or hotel in the city. (If you are arriving on the same day as the excursion, airport pick-up is possible).
      • English-speaking driver.
      • First night in a hotel in the Dades Valley.
      • Second night in a "Comfort" category desert camp in Erg Chebbi - private tents with shared bathrooms.
      • Possibility to upgrade to the Superior category: luxury private tents with private bathrooms. See Categories.
      • Accommodations with half-board - Dinner and breakfast included.
      • Camel ride during sunset and sunrise.
      • Swimming pool in the middle of the desert.
      • Option to choose a 4x4 transfer to the camp instead of a camel ride at no additional cost.
      • Transfer to Marrakech airport or the Riad or the hotel where you stay.

      And most importantly, Excellent Service 🙂

      Not included

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


      • Day 1 Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Dades Valley

        Approx. 6-hour trip

        Your private Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour will begin around 8 in the morning from your Riad or hotel. You'll embark on an exciting journey through the High Atlas Mountains, stopping at the Telouet Kasbah, where you'll be amazed by the magnificent traditional interior decoration of this Kasbah.

        From here, we continue our excursion to the Merzouga desert, passing through the stunning Ounila Valley and exploring Berber villages, gardens, and Kasbahs. After a delicious lunch, you can visit the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou, the most renowned Kasbah in Morocco. Passing through Ouarzazate, we head to the Skoura Oasis to explore the famous Amridil Kasbah.

        Next, we will pass through Kalaa Mgouna and the Valley of Roses, where you can see and possibly purchase locally-produced cosmetic products made with Damascus roses. The first day of the Marrakech desert excursion will conclude with an overnight stay at a hotel in the Dades Valley.

      • Day 2 Boumalne Dades - Todra Gorges - Merzouga

        Approx. 4-hour trip

        After breakfast, the day starts with a drive to the charming oasis of Tinghir. We will take a refreshing walk along the banks of the Todra River. At the Todra Gorges, you can explore the beautiful towering cliff canyons and enjoy a delicious lunch before continuing your journey to Merzouga.

        On the way to Merzouga, you will pass through the Ziz Valley and the cities of Erfoud, known for its magnificent artifacts. Your camel train awaits you at Erg Chebbi. Riding a camel, you will explore the dunes of Erg Chebbi and experience the exhilarating sight of the changing colors of the sand as the sun sets.

        You will arrive at your desert camp before dusk, where you will have the opportunity to experience the serenity of the desert on a nearby dune. After a delicious dinner under the starry sky, you will be entertained by nomads with drums and music around a campfire. You can also enjoy an extraordinary view of shooting stars before retiring to your desert tent in the Sahara.

      • Day 3 Merzouga - Ouarzazate - Marrakech

        Approx. 9-hour trip

        On the third day of the private desert excursion, your adventure starts by waking up before dawn to witness the captivating sunrise as you take a camel ride. On the way back to Marrakech, you will head to the Draa Valley, passing through the Saghro Mountains and marveling at the stunning volcanic landscapes. Upon reaching the village of Nkob, you can have lunch overlooking the beautiful mountains or choose to have it later in Ouarzazate.

        Heading towards Tansikht, along the banks of the Draa River, you will explore magnificent palm groves and numerous ancient kasbahs. As you approach the top of the Draa Valley, you will reach the oldest Kasbah, Kasbah Tamnougalte, and get an incredible view of the watchtowers in the mountains by the river.

        Once in Ouarzazate, you can spend some time at the film studios before continuing your journey through the High Atlas Mountains and the Tizi N'tichka Pass. Your 3-day private Marrakech to Merzouga desert excursion will conclude as we drop you off at your Riad or hotel in Marrakech.


      Things to know

      • Private and exclusive tour, with no other people in the group except for your partner, family, or friends.
      • The price of the Marrakech desert excursion per person depends on the number of participants in your group.
      • The indicated driving times do not include stops for sightseeing, taking photos, eating, and having coffee.
      • The third day of the return from Erg Chebbi to Marrakech is quite long. Be prepared for that.
      • Local guides and entrance fees (if any) are not included. They are paid directly to the providers.
      • The pick-up time for your desert excursion can be flexible. It is recommended between 07:00 am and 07:30 am in the morning.
      • If you wish to experience sandboarding on the dunes of Erg Chebbi, some sandboards are available at the lodge to take to the camp. Just ask for them, and they will be provided to you if they are available.
      • 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.
      • This excursion can be customized into a 4-day excursion from Marrakech to the desert.

      Customer Reviews

      Based on 111 reviews
      Amazing Culture and traditions

      The private tour to Merzouga was much more than a scenic journey; it was a deep dive into Moroccan culture. From the vibrant souks of Marrakech to the serene vastness of the desert, every aspect was a cultural revelation. I recommend taking the time to engage with locals at stops along the way; their stories add layers of meaning to the beautiful landscapes. The private tour affords the luxury of time, making such enriching interactions possible. Our driver, fluent in the local customs and history, was an invaluable bridge between us and the Moroccan heritage.

      opportunity for meditation

      The silence of the Sahara is profound, as we sat there and imagined the ancient caravans over the fire and under the stars. I recommend taking a moment to simply sit in silence, letting the desert speak. The private tour provides the space and privacy needed for such reflective moments, enhancing the spiritual journey.

      Quadbiking 🤩

      Tackling the dunes of Merzouga on a quad bike was a highlight. For thrill-seekers, I strongly recommend including the quad biking option in your itinerary. The private nature of the tour made the experience more exhilarating at our own pace, making it all the more enjoyable.

      Romantic getway

      The silent beauty of the Sahara under the moonlight was the perfect backdrop for our anniversary celebration. We recommend the private tour for couples looking for a blend of adventure and romance. The seclusion of the desert camp allows for intimate moments, while the day's activities offer shared adventures.

      Desert Tranquility

      Our journey to Merzouga with the kids was an unforgettable blend of adventure and tranquility. The first night's hotel stay provided a comfortable transition into the desert environment, preparing us for the adventure ahead. The desert camp on the second night was an experience straight out of a storybook, complete with a canopy of stars. We recommend this tour for families seeking a mix of relaxation and adventure. The private aspect ensures that the pace suits everyone, making it ideal for children. Our driver's knowledge and flexibility made every step of the journey smooth and enjoyable.


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