Taking a three day desert tour to Erg chebbi dunes in Merzouga , means sitting in the car for ten hours on the days last day from Merzouga to Marrakech. We therefore recommend a minimum of 4 days for a Desert Tour from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi to break the journey each way and have time to see the sites along the route.The 4 and 5 Days Sahara Desert Tour to Erg Chebbi dunes and back to Marrakech are highly recommended simply because there are so many things to see and do besides camel trekking and a night stay in a deep Sahara desert camp. Arriving early to the hotel at the foot hills of Erg Chebbi dunes, enjoy a cup of tea, see some nomads living in caves, wander with a local guide in palmary or hike in Dades valley or Todra gorges, spend more time of sites...Etc

Airport to Airport Trip:

We believe that the charterers' holiday should begin and end at the airport and that the transfer can be turned into a pleasant advantage. No matter how many people in the group, we provide comfortable, air-conditioned modern vehicles to transport them.
Taking a 3 days desert tour to Merzouga is definitely very delightful but combining your tour with a stay in a Traditional Riad and a sightseeing day tour either before or after your Desert Tour will make it a perfect holiday.
For your Morocco desert tours as well as other travel arrangements such as hotel bookings, car rentals, airport transfers and Sightseeing tours you can contact us directly to discuss your particular requirements.

4 Days Sahara Desert Tours from Marrakech Itinerary:

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait benhadou - Ouarzazate - Skoura - Dades gorge

Ait Ben Haddou
Ait Ben Haddou
high atlas mountains
Atlas Mountains
Dades Gorge
Dades Gorge

Departure from Marrakech in the morning, acrossing High Atlas mountains via the Tizi n'Tichka (2260m), to reach to Ait benhaddou village, the fortified ksar with its beautiful Kasbahs. Ait Benhaddou has served as a natural scenery for many movies producers. After lunch we will head to Dades via Ouarzazate, palm grove of Skoura and Valley of Roses , where we will spend the first night.

Day 2 : Dades Gorge - Todra Gorge - Erfoud - Risani- Merzouga

todra valley
Todra Valley
Dades Gorge
Todra Gorge
Camel Ride

departure will be after breakfast to visit Dades gorges, taking the road of 1000 kasbahs drive around the colourful Berber villages of the Dades valley. to get to Tineghir with it's beautiful palm grove. We will continue to the Gorge of Todgha , where we go on a trek along the canyons of about 300 m high, a preferred place of mountain climbers. Afterwards we will head to Erg chebbi dunes in Merzouga Sahara desert and you will have time for lunch on our way. Once you arrive to the Dunes of Erg Chebbi, you will take a camel ride for 1 h30 min, while watching the sunset, to get to the camp in the oasis. Spending the night in the bivouac at Merzouga Sahara dunes under nomadic tents or outside under shooting stars. Play drums with the camel drivers.

Day 3: Merzouga - Alnif - Tazarine - Agdez - Ouarzazate

Dades Gorge
Camel ride
draa valley
Draa Valley
tourirte kasbah

Wake early and climb the sand dunes to watch the beautiful sunrise. Pack-up the camels and trek back to duneline, where you will shower and breakfast at the hotel. Drive on to Ouarzazate via Rissani, where you can stop and visit its Traditional Souks which is considered the largest in southern Morocco. Continue on through the beautiful Draa valley with its millions palm trees. In the evening arrive Ouarzazate and check into hotel.

Day 4: Ouarzazate - High Atlas - Telouet- Marrakech

Telouet kasbah
Telouet Kasbah
Ounilla valley
Ounilla Valley
telouet kasbah
Telouet Kasbah

Transfer to Ait benhaddou village, and visit the World Heritage Site, one of Morocco's most spectacular ksours (fortified villages). Continue to Marrakech with a detour to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and visit the Kasbah el Glaoui and crossing the high Atlas mountain.

Standard Accommodations

Overnight Hotel Room/Tent                           
1st night: Dades Gorge ☑ Hotel Babylon Dades:View Pictures
☑ Hotel Vielles Charrues: View Pictures
Private room ✓
Airconditioner ✓
En-Suite bathroom ✓
2nd night: Merzouga ☑ Desert Bedouin Tents: View Pictures Private tent ✓
Shared Toilets ✓
3rd night: Ouarzazate ☑ Riad Bouchedor: View Pictures
☑ Dar Chemaa : View Pictures
Private room ✓
En-suite Bathroom ✓

Complementary info about the stay in the Bedouin Tents:​

The desert stay is split into two locations, ​The auberge, which is the last stop for the car, where you will be welcomed with mint tea, use showering facilities if needed, and store the luggage you won't need for the night in a safe storage room. Then you will ride the camels during sunset to the second location which is the bivouac in the deep dunes, there you will enjoy musical plays by the staff, have a nice dinner and observe the magnificent starry sky then spend the night in a private tent equipped with comfortable mattresses with enough blankets and sheets. The sanitary facilities (no shower) in the bivouac are separated from the tens and shared by everyone. In the morning, after watching the sunrise, you will ride the camels back to the auberge, where you can take a refreshing shower, and enjoy a rich buffet breakfast, before meeting your driver, getting your luggage and taking the road again.

Luxury Accommodations

Overnight Hotel Room/Tent                           
1st night: Dades Gorge ☑ Hotel Xaluca Dades View Pictures Private room ✓
Airconditioner ✓
Ensuite bathroom ✓
2nd night: Merzouga ☑ Luxury Desert Camp: View Pictures Private tent ✓
Airconditioner ✓
Ensuite bathroom ✓
3rd night: Ait Ben Haddou ☑ Hotel Ksar Ighenda: View Pictures Private room ✓
Airconditioner ✓
Ensuite bathroom ✓

Included In the Price:

  • Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser + fuel
  • First night in Dades gorge. Private room with ensuite bathroom
  • Second night in Merzouga in bedouin tents, wash-up facilities are shared. Possibility to upgrade to luxury tents
  • Third night in Ouarzazate. Private rooom with ensuite bathroom
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
  • 1 hour camel ride each way
  • Dinner and Breakfast are daily included
  • Free time to explore the sites, Breaks for photos,..Etc
  • Customized & Flexible stops
  • No Shopping stops

Not included:

  • Lunchs
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fees to monuments, studios and Kasbahs

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