3-day Desert trip Marrakech

desert trip marrakech

Desert trip Marrakech: Private 3 days tour starts from Marrakech to the desert of Merzouga. During this tour, you will visit Ait Benhaddou Kasbahs, take a camel trekking and spend a night in Erg Chebbi which is a great Sahara desert in Morocco.

Desert trip Marrakech allows you to:

– Discover the fascinating Ait-Ben-Haddou Kasbahs, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Morocco in 1987.

– Visit Atlas Film Studio in Ouarzazate, to understand more about films and the way there are made.

–  Visit Taourirt Kasbah, the former Glaoui residence.

– Drive along the road of 1000 Kasbahs.

– Visit the spectacular Dades and the Todra Gorges.

– Explore the old system of irrigation (khottarat), a centuries-old water transportation system using underground canals to irrigate fields in Moroccan oases.

–  Enjoy a memorable time riding camels into Erg Chebbi dunes at Merzouga.

– Spend the night in a Berber traditional camp, after a camel trekking.

Itinerary of Desert trip Marrakech

Day 1: Marrakech – Tichka pass 2200 m – Ait Benhaddou – Dades Gorges

You will leave Marrakech in the morning, and drive to Ait Benhaddou via Tichka pass. We take the time to visit the Kasbahs of Ait Benhaddou, and then continue to drive towards Ouarzazate – the capital of cinema in Morocco. We will also visit Taourirt Kasbah, then drive to Skoura oasis, Kalaat M’gouna, then to Dades valley by the Road of Thousand-Kasbahs. Overnight in a nice hotel close to the Gorges.

Day 2: Dades Valley – Tenghir – Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Erfoud – Erg Chebbi Merzouga

After breakfast, we drive from Dades gorges to Merzouga. We visit Todra gorges and continue to drive to Rissani, Erfoud Tifilalte oasis then to Merzouga. After a short rest in the hotel, you will ride camels and cross Erg Chebbi dunes. This is the best time to take photos of the sand dunes and camels. We arrive at the camp, watch the sunset, enjoy wonderful dinner and Berber drums music around a fire. Overnight in a nomadic style camp.

Day 3: Erg Chebbi Merzouga – Tichka pass – Marrakech

We get up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise, then ride camels back to the hotel. After a buffet breakfast and take shower, we return to Marrakech through a different road to Alnif, Tazarine, and N’kob until Ouarzazate where we’ll have lunch. Overnight in Marrakech hotel.


Group 2 People 3-4 People For 5 people or more 
Price per person 300 € 240 € 210 €

Price Details:

– English speaking guide/driver
– Transport ( minibus or 4×4)
– Accommodation ( 1 night in the hotel, 1 night in desert camp)
– Meals (breakfast and dinner)
– Camels ride
– Free time to explore the sites such as Kasbahs, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos…
– Ticket flight
– Travel insurance
– Accommodation and meals in Marrakech
– Drinks
– Lunches
– Entrance to Kasbahs and Cinema Studio
– Traditional tips

Additional Details

– Desert trip Marrakech is available and can be arranged for groups of all sizes.

– Further discounts are available for group sizes over 8 people.

– You can pay in €/$/£ or Moroccan Dirhams.


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Desert trip Marrakech: 3 days tour to the desert of Morocco with camel trekking in Erg Chebbi Merzouga.

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