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From Marrakech: Merzouga 3-Day Desert Safari with Food

Marrakech, Morocco

72 Hours


Up to 2 days

Group Size

10 people


Arabic, English, Espanol, Francais


Experience the Moroccan Sahara Desert on a 3-day safari tour from Marrakech to Merzouga. Spend the night at a Bedouin camp in the Erg Chebbi dunes. Ride a camel to watch the sunset and sunrise. See the Kasbah of Ouarzazate, and much more.


  • Discover the gates of the Sahara Desert at Ouarzazate
  • Ride across the Erg Chebbi dunes on a camel
  • Spend the night at a Bedouin camp
  • See the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Drive across the High Atlas Mountains
  • Discover the edge of the Sahara Desert on a three-day budget tour from Marrakech, and explore the dramatic landscapes of the Dades Valley and Kasbah of Ouarzazate. Ride across the dunes of Erg Chebbi by camel and sleep at a desert camp under the stars.

What you will do

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Dades
Begin your journey by crossing the High Atlas Mountains past one Berber village after another to the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou. This village is famous for its kasbah and fortified village and has been used as a set for some famous Hollywood epics and magazine photo shoots.

After some leisure time, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant and continue your drive through Ouarzazate, known as the Gate of the Sahara. Continue to Boumalne Dades, admiring the scenic drive along the Dades Valley, where you can enjoy dinner and rest for the night at Kasbah Amazigh or Hotel Chems.
Day 2: Dades - Todgha Gorges - Merzouga
Following breakfast, depart your hotel and drive to Tinghir and its dramatic Todgha Gorges, pausing for some free time to explore the canyons. Enjoy lunch at a local cafe and continue to Merzouga to meet your camel caravan.

Experience the Erg Chebbi dunes on camelback and watch the sunset set. Reach your desert camp before nightfall and enjoy an authentic Moroccan dinner under the stars. Local nomads will provide entertainment and show you how to play the traditional Tam Tam drums. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stop.
Day 3: Merzouga Ouarzazate - Marrakech
Following an early wake-up to watch the sunrise before breakfast (optional), a driver will be waiting to pick you up for the transfer back to Marrakech. Stop halfway for lunch at a local restaurant. Get dropped off at your original departure point or Djemaa El Fna around 8 PM.

You can also book upgrades for the night in the Bedouin camp such as the deluxe desert camp with a luxury private tent complete with an ensuite shower, bathroom facilities, and 5-star amenities. These upgrades need to be booked per person.


  • Hotel pickup
  • Driver/guide
  • Overnight stay in a private, double, triple or family room
  • Camel trek in Erg Chebbi
  • Overnight stay at the Auberge Sahara desert camp
  • Overnight at Hotel Kasbah Amazigh OR Chems Hotel in Dades.
  • Accommodation at hotel (toilets and showers inside rooms)
  • Accommodation at desert camp (toilets outside, showers in lodge)
  • Dinner and breakfast (vegetarian option: available)
  • Sandboarding
  • Local guide in Kasbah Ait Ben Hddou (available for an extra charge 2€ pp)
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Tips to driver



Activity's Location

Marrakech, Morocco


Not suitable for
Pregnant women
Wheelchair users
What to bring
Passport or ID card
Comfortable shoes
Sun hat
Know before you go
Vegetarian and vegan diets can be accommodated for if communicated at time of booking
If the road across the Atlas Mountains is blocked during winter, an alternative route is available via Taroudant; it costs an additional €10 per person to take this route
The standard desert camp is about 200 yards (200 meters) away from the hotel included in the price, with a bathroom outside the tent
The luxury desert camp is located in the middle of the dunes, with a bathroom/shower inside the tent
On the final day the transfer time back to Marrakech is approximately 10 hours
Pickup is not available from accommodations located more than 4miles (7 km) from Jemaa El Fna Square
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