3 Days Sahara Desert Trip from Marrakech
This 3-day Sahara desert trip from Marrakech starts early in the morning at 08:00 and heads towards the beautiful southeast of the country. The tour gives you the chance to discover the most interesting landmark in southeast Morocco.
3 Days Sahara Desert Trip from Marrakech Overview
During this 3 Days Sahara Desert Trip from Marrakech, you will discover the magical sight of the Sahara Desert.
Are you planning to travel? It might be a good idea to head to the dunes of Merzouga. You will have the chance to meet like-minded individuals who may share the same travel interests.
Merzouga is without a doubt one of the best places to visit in the Moroccan desert. It also offers a great opportunity to experience what it is like to live a nomadic life, even if only for a short time. You can also travel by camel through the desert and spend the night in a very nice nomad camp amidst the sand dunes. It’s not just that, it’s also possible that you’ll get to see some sights that you may have seen in popular movies such as the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
What can you expect on your trip from Marrakech to Merzouga?
On this 3-day, 2-nights adventure to Merzouga and Erg Chebbi you will discover the magic sight of the big south of Morocco. During the tour, you will have a close personal experience of the desert, including an opportunity to visit several oases, explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and spend the night time beneath the stars in a camp in the middle of the Sahara Desert. On the first day having collection from your Marrakech accommodation, continue into the Atlas Mountains and cross the Tizi-n-Tichka pass. You’ll also visit the UNESCO World Heritage: the historical site of Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah nearby Ouarzazate. You will spend the first night in the Dades gorge near the village of Boumalne du Dades. On day two we travel towards the “ valley of 1,000 Kasbahs”. We will be able to visit the Gorges of Todra. In the evenings you can enjoy the local traditional music of nomads while dining under thousands of stars. On day three you’ll ride your camel back to the hotel in Merzouga. After showering, we drive towards the valley of the Draa and we visit the Kashba of Tamnougalt. After lunch, we head back through the High Atlas Mountains to Marrakech.
What You’ll Do During This 3 Days Sahara Desert Trip
- Visit the old Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
- Pass through different Valleys including the Rose and Todra Valley.
- Experience what it’s like to live in the desert.
- Ride a camel while witnessing the sun rising and setting.
- Spend a night in the desert camp
3 Days Sahara Desert Trip from Marrakech Itinerary
Day 1: Marrakech – Dades Valley
Depart from Marrakech and enjoy the view of the Berber Villages. Spend some time in the Ait Benhaddou as it has garnered the attention of movie producers for its wonderful natural scenery. Cross the river with a local guide and then discover the Ksar. From there, you can consider climbing the hill if you want to have a glimpse of the majestic beauty of the fertile river valley that is surrounded by a desert-like environment. What makes this experience great is that you would also be able to see the Atlas Mountains which are covered with snow in the background. After all the adventures of the day, you will rest in a traditional hotel.
Day 2: Dades Valley – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi
Drive through the Dades Valley’s Berber Villages in order for you to reach a spot that has been popular for both natives and tourists who wants to engage in rock climbing. In there, you would be able to see high cliffs of grey and pink color. You can also trek along the 300m high canyons. After reaching the desert village of Merzouga, you would experience camel riding in the Sahara desert. However, you can be sure that the whole trip will be fun. You spend the night in a camp in the middle of the dunes of Erg Chebbi.
Day 3: Erg Chebbi – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
Wake up early so you can witness another amazing sunrise as you gaze out over the dunes. This is something you should never miss! We return by camel and have breakfast at the hotel. After a shower, it is now time to drive to the Draa Valley, a place many wanted to visit. Spending 3 days in southeast Morocco would be worth it, so take the opportunity to do it.
3 Days Trip Prices (per person) & Required Persons Per Group: Marrakesh to Merzouga
2 PaxCouple3 days285€
3 PaxGroup3 Days265€
4 PaxFamily3 Days245€
5 PaxFamily3 Days215€
The prices of this 3 days Sahara Desert trip from Marrakech includes
- The price of the trip includes: Vehicle, driver/guide, accommodation and half pension (Dinner breakfast), Camel ride.
Knowing before booking with us
Desert Morocco Adventure organize only private tours so please if you are traveling with 2 adults (in total 3 persons) and you are planning to book with us a tour make a booking in the tour schedule for 3 pax and not in a group of 5 unless you are 5 persons in total.
If you are more than 5 persons or you are traveling with kids please contact us.
The luxury option is also available.