Shared Merzouga Desert Trip 3 Days 2 Night With a Group


Departing from Marrakech: shared budget 3-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Marrakech 3 days desert tour departs daily from Marrakech and is our most popular desert tour. This tour has been designed for the traveler eager to explore deep into the Morocco Sahara Desert and who don’t mind driving long hours. You will have an amazing time touring the Desert and Merzouga, you will definitely not feel a drop of boredom. The landscape changes dramatically. Beginning with the fertile Haouz planes of Marrakech and the high Atlas Mountains, to oases and valleys, then to the rocky plateaus and the unbelievable Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Just make sure you bring your camera because you’ll see sites you’ve never seen before; sites you simply couldn’t imagine in your wildest dreams!.


Day 1: Marrakech - Ait benhadou Kasbah - Rose valley - Dades gorges. 

For our shared small group Merzouga 3 days 2 nights desert tour, our friendly driver will pick you up from your hotel in Marrakech at 7am. we leave Marrakech venturing through the magnificent Atlas Mountains and the pass of Tichka (2260 m), offering an impressive landscape in the heart of the Atlas Mountain chain to Ouarzazate where many famous movies have been shot such Alexander the Great, The Mummy, The jewel of the Nile, Kingdom of heaven Etc...The scenery is absolutely stunning. We stop in the kasbah of Ait Benhaddou one of the most spectacular fortresses in the South of Morocco and a UNESCO world heritage site. Lunch in Ait benhadou then continuation to Ouarzazate "The Hollywood of Africa". We continue our journey to the valley of Roses known for its annual festival during the roses harvest in May. Spend the night with dinner in Dades valley in an auberge with a traditional Berber architecture and views of the mountains and valley.

Day 2: Dades gorges - Todra gorges - Erfoud - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi dunes.

After breakfast, we start our day with a drive towards the Todra Gorges where many of rock climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. A walk through the Gorges of Toudra then we continue our journey, following the ancient Bedouin trading routes parallel with the Middle Atlas, passing a series of the fortified villages with outstanding pre-Saharian architecture. The route to Erfoud is one of the most pleasing of all the Southern routes. The town is known for its rich black fossils marble. The stone is sculpted to bring the fossils into relief on everything from ashtrays to washbasins and more. We head down to the spectacular Merzouga dunes where sand dunes signify the start of the mighty Sahara Desert. We leave our vehicle and take an hour and a half camel ride into the desert to a Berber camp, admire the sunset and spend the night under the stars in a Bedouin tent. After dinner, gather around the fire and enjoy the desert night with the traditional Berber live drums a chants.

Day 3: Erg Chebbi dunes – Merzouga – Ouarzazate – Marrakech.

Early wake up to watch the sunrise over the dunes of Erg chebbi, camel back to the starting point and after breakfast, departure to Marrakech via Ouarzazate and through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass with many stops on the road. We will reach Marrakech around 7pm.


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