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3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Marrakech

3 Days 2 Nights

Starts in Marrakech

Ends In Marrakech

3 days desert tour from Marrakech Information

The 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga takes you through the High Atlas Mountains, Ait Ben Haddou, and the Roses Valley. You’ll spend a night in Boumalne Dades before heading to Merzouga, where you’ll enjoy a camel ride and a night in a desert camp. On the final day, you’ll return to Marrakech via the Draa Valley and the Atlas Mountains. It’s a captivating journey that showcases the beauty and culture of Morocco.

Highlights of 3 days desert tour from Marrakech:

◾ Include crossing the majestic High Atlas mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka pass, exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and entering the gateway to the desert, often referred to as the Hollywood of Africa.

◾ You will have the opportunity to visit the awe-inspiring Gorges of Boumalne and Todra, as well as traverse the Sahara on a traditional camel convoy. Prepare to be captivated by the captivating beauty of the desert as you witness an incredible sunset and sunrise, followed by a magical night under the starry sky.

◾ Throughout the tour, you will discover Morocco’s longest valley, allowing you to appreciate the natural wonders of this enchanting country.

Why choose our private 3 days desert tour from Marrakech?

◾ It provides you with the ultimate opportunity to maximize your experience in the desert. Our dedicated team will help you plan your itinerary and ensure you have the best chance to see and enjoy everything during your private tour.

◾ Sit back and relax in an air-conditioned vehicle as you are transported from one location to another, indulging in the breathtaking scenery along the way. Our passionate guides will lead you through the real desert, sharing their extensive knowledge and ensuring an unforgettable journey.

◾ Indulge in the countless attractions that await you on a private tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert. Allow our suggested program to inspire you and prepare yourself for an adventure of a lifetime.

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3 days desert tour from Marrakech plan:
  • Day 1 : Marrakech - high Atlas - Ouarzazate - boumalne Dades

    Embark on an unforgettable 3-day desert tour from Marrakech, starting with a convenient pickup from your riad or any location in Marrakech at 08:00 am. Leave the bustling city behind as you journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the High Atlas mountains, reaching heights of up to 2260 meters (7415 ft) above sea level at the Tizi-N-Tichka pass.

    Along the way, make several stops to admire the picturesque Berber villages that dot the mountainside. Your first major destination is the legendary Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a fortified village that showcases the architectural splendor of Morocco. This UNESCO World Heritage site has served as a backdrop for numerous famous movies, including "Kingdom of Heaven," "Babel," "Prince of Persia," "Game of Thrones," and "David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet." Take your time to explore the ancient Kasbah and immerse yourself in its rich history.

    After a delicious lunch, continue your journey south along the road of 1000 Kasbahs, passing through Ouarzazate, Skoura, and the valley of roses in Kalaat M'Gouna. In the evening, arrive at the enchanting Dades Gorges. If time permits, marvel at the stunning rock formations known as the "monkey fingers." Otherwise, you can visit them the following day. Enjoy a delightful dinner and spend the night in a comfortable hotel.

    Total driving distance : Approximately 353 km.

    Total driving time : Approximately 6 hours 30 minutes.

  • Day 2 : Boumalne Dades - Todra Gorges - Sahara Desert

    Start your second day with a hearty breakfast before setting off for Tineghir. Along the way, relish panoramic views of charming Berber villages and an oasis teeming with palm trees. A short distance from here lies the magnificent Toudgha Gorge, a towering canyon that reaches a height of 300 meters. Embark on a leisurely walk beneath the steep cliffs of the gorge, soaking in its awe-inspiring beauty.

    In the afternoon, arrive in Merzouga, the gateway to the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi dunes. Prepare for an unforgettable camel trekking experience across the golden sands of the desert. As you traverse the dunes, pause at a high vantage point to witness a breathtaking sunset painting the landscape in hues of orange and gold. Afterward, continue your camel ride to your private camp, where you'll be warmly welcomed with a traditional cup of tea. Take some time to relax and unwind in the peaceful desert atmosphere. In the evening, savor a delectable Moroccan dinner before gathering around a crackling campfire. Engage with the local Berbers, who will regale you with captivating stories and rhythmic drum performances beneath a star-studded sky. Retire for the night in the comfort of your private tent.

    Total driving distance : Approximately 275 km.

    Total driving time : Approximately 4 hours.

  • Day 3 : Merzouga - Rissani - agdez - Ouarzazate Marrakech

    Rise early to witness a breathtaking sunrise from the nearest dune. After a satisfying breakfast, choose to either return to Marrakech by camel or opt for a more expedient 4x4 vehicle. Begin your return journey, this time passing through the scenic Valley of Agdez, stretching over 1100 kilometers—the longest valley in Morocco. Feel free to request stops along the way to admire the captivating vistas at your own pace.

    Upon reaching Ouarzazate, make a photo stop in front of the historic monument, "Taourirt Kasbah." Enjoy a delicious lunch in this fascinating city before continuing your route through the majestic High Atlas mountains. As you traverse the winding roads, marvel at the stunning scenery that unfolds before you. Finally, arrive back in Marrakech, where your 3-day desert tour concludes. Your driver will drop you off at your accommodation, marking the end of this unforgettable Marrakech to Merzouga adventure.

    Total driving distance : Approximately 560 km.

    Total driving time : Approximately 9 hours.

Price Includes
  • Private car (Suv or Minivan) A/C.

  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation.

  • Multilingual Driver/Guide.

  • Camel trek (Camel per person).

  • Visit all interesting attractions along the road.

  • 1 Night Accommodation (Dinner & breakfast included).

  • Free time to explore attractions like Ait Benhaddou, Cinema Studios, Taourirt Kasbah, etc.

  • Sandboarding (if you're interested).

  • Overnight stay in a desert camp (Dinner & breakfast included). please rewrite this list

Price Excludes
  • Lunches, Drinks...

  • Monuments Fees.


    We pride ourselves on providing comfortable transportation during our tours. At "Dazzling Morocco Tours" we utilize vehicles such as the Toyota Prado Land Cruiser Tx, Ford 8-seater vans, and Mercedes Benz Sprinter minibusses for larger groups. Rest assured that our vehicles are chosen for their comfort and reliability.


    To secure your desired dates and ensure availability, we recommend booking your tour as soon as your travel plans are confirmed. This allows us to make the necessary arrangements and provide you with the best possible experience.


    During the camel trek portion of the tour, your luggage will be transported separately in a 4x4 vehicle. You can rest assured that your belongings will be safely delivered to the camp, ready for your arrival.


    Absolutely! We understand that dietary preferences and restrictions vary among travelers. If you require vegetarian or vegan meals, please inform your driver/guide on the first day of the tour. Our team will ensure that your dietary needs are accommodated, allowing you to enjoy delicious meals during your desert adventure.


    If you prefer not to ride a camel, we offer an alternative mode of transportation to reach the desert camp. A comfortable 4x4 vehicle will be provided to transport you directly to the camp, ensuring your comfort and convenience.


    Yes, sandboarding, or sand surfing, is included in our desert tour. If you are interested in trying this thrilling activity, please inform your driver/guide. They will ensure that you receive a sandboard upon reaching the camp. Please note that the number of available boards is limited.


    To secure your booking, we request a small deposit via PayPal to our account. The remaining payment can be made in cash (euros, dollars, or equivalent in dirhams) to our driver/guide on the first day of the tour. We aim to provide flexible payment options for your convenience.

We hope these answers have been helpful. If you have any further inquiries or require additional information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to providing you with an exceptional desert tour experience.