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From Marrakech: 3-Day Merzouga, Sahara Desert & Dunes Tour

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Join this 3-day Marrakech desert tour as you journey through the Merzouga Desert. Ride a camel and see the sunset and stars in the desert.
About this activity
Duration 3 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live guide
English, French, Arabic

Pick-up service

Pickup is available from hotels or Riads in Marrakech or from the airport. Please provide your hotel or Riad Name, if your Riad or rotel is not accessible by car, you will be contacted via email, WhatApp or telephone to meet you in the nearest location to your accommodation.
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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an authentic dinner under the stars
  • Take the back roads through the Dades Canyon
  • Drive across the High Atlas Mountains
  • See the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Ride across the Erg Chebbi Dunes on a camel
Full description
Day 1: Marrakesh – Ouarzazate – The Rose Valley – The Dades Gorges

Leave from Marrakech and head south, crossing the high mountains of the High Atlas through the Tizi n'Tichka mountain pass with an altitude of 2,260 meters. Visit Ouarzazate and the Kasbah Ait-Ben-Haddou, and pass by the beautiful Valley of the Roses to spend the night in the Dades Gorges. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Merzouga

After breakfast, head for the desert of Merzouga. Visit the Todra Pameral and the Todra Gorges, and pass through Erfoud until you arrive at Merzouga. In the afternoon, leave the 4x4 to take camels across the great dunes of the desert for about 2 hours. Overnight, in the heart of the desert in nomadic tents, enjoy the stars, moon, sunset, dinner and lodging in Khayma.

Day 3: Merzouga – The Draa Valley – Marrakech

Watch the sun rise over the dunes and return by camel to the hotel. After breakfast, shower and depart for the vast palm grove of Tafilalet, and pass through the town of Rissani Alaouite dynasty and the capital of the former Sultan Alaouite. En route to Alnif, see the oasis of Tazarine and Nkob. Continue to Ouarzazate by the sublime Valle de Draa. Finally, arrive at the village of Agdz and the port of Ait Saoun, and cross the High Atlas. Arrive back in Marrakech in the evening at 7:00 PM.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfasts and dinners
  • Camel ride
  • Private tent for groups of 4
What’s Not Included
  • Guide in Kasbah Ait Ben Hddou, available for hire
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Bottled water
  • Sandboard, 20 EUR per person
  • Private tent for 1 or 2 people, 25 EUR per tent

When you get there

Know before you go
• This tour runs in small groups of no more than 17 passengers
• Departures are guaranteed every day
• If your hotel or riad are in the heart of Medina, you will be contacted 24 hours before the trip to find a meeting point near your accommodation
• Sandboarding is possible on tours departing every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
• Meeting Point Near Cafe de France in Jemaa el Fnna Square