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3 Days desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga

A Journey Through Timeless Dunes

Desert Trip Marrakech to Merzouga Are you yearning for an adventure that blends natural beauty, cultural encounters, and thrilling experiences? Look no further than our 3-day desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga, where you’ll discover the soul-stirring charm of the Sahara Desert.

Day 1: Marrakech to Dades Gorges

Our journey commences in the vibrant city of Marrakech, where we’ll pick you up early in the morning from your hotel or riad. Once our small group is assembled, we’ll depart for the Atlas Mountains, offering breathtaking views along the way. Our first stop will be at the Tizi n’Tichka Pass, the highest mountain pass in North Africa, providing an opportunity to capture stunning photographs of the rugged mountain landscapes. We’ll continue our drive through quaint Berber villages, revealing glimpses of authentic rural life. Next, we’ll visit the UNESCO-listed Ait Ben Haddou, a picturesque ksar that has served as the backdrop for several iconic films. We will serve lunch in a local restaurant before we proceed with our journey to the Dades Gorges, where we’ll be spending the night in a charming hotel nestled amidst the gorge.

Day 2: Dades Gorges to Merzouga

Prepare to be captivated by the striking beauty of the desert as we depart for the Sahara’s golden dunes. Our route will take us through the captivating Todgha Gorges, where towering cliffs of reddish rock create a dramatic spectacle. Continuing our adventure, we’ll pass through vast palm groves and traditional villages, providing a glimpse into the timeless Berber culture. Lunch will be served en route to Merzouga, our final destination. Arriving in Merzouga, we’ll be greeted with a warm Berber welcome and offered mint tea. Then, the highlight of the day awaits – a thrilling camel ride into the heart of the Erg Chebbi dunes to witness an awe-inspiring sunset. We’ll spend the night in a traditional desert camp, savoring a delectable dinner under the stars, and being enchanted by the soulful melodies of Berber music.

Day 3: Merzouga to Marrakech

On our final day, wake up early to witness the mesmerizing sunrise over the Sahara, a spectacle that will leave you spellbound. After breakfast, we’ll bid farewell to the desert and return to Merzouga village on camelback. Our return journey will lead us back through the Atlas Mountains, providing opportunities for last-minute photographs and souvenir shopping in local markets. We’ll arrive back in Marrakech by evening, concluding our 3-day desert trip. You’ll be dropped off at your accommodation, carrying cherished memories of a journey through timeless dunes.

Q: Is this trip suitable for children and elderly travelers? 

A: Yes, our desert trip is suitable for travelers of all ages. However, camel rides might be challenging for elderly individuals or those with certain health conditions. 

Q: What should I pack for the desert trip? 

A: Pack light, comfortable clothing suitable for both warm days and cool nights. Don’t forget essentials like sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and closed-toe shoes for walking. 

Q: Are vegetarian or vegan meal options available during the trip? 

A: Absolutely! We cater to dietary preferences, including vegetarian and vegan options. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions when booking. 

Q: What type of accommodation can I expect in the desert camp? 

A: The desert camp offers comfortable and traditional Berber-style tents with basic amenities, providing an authentic experience of desert living.


Embarking on our 3-day desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga is an opportunity to escape the mundane and immerse yourself in the magic of the Sahara. From rugged mountains to golden dunes, and from rich cultural encounters to thrilling camel rides, this journey promises an unforgettable experience.

Book your seat now and let the allure of the desert captivate your soul. Our expert guides and hospitable team await to make your desert adventure truly remarkable. Get ready to create memories that will stay with you forever – reserve your spot today!

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