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2 Days Desert tour Marrakech to Merzouga

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2 days 1 nights

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Daily Tour

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English, Espanol, Francais

We made this great private 2-day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert. It’s for busy travelers. But this trip will allow you to explore the best of Morocco’s Sahara desert. It includes a camel ride and spending the night in a nomadic tented camp at Merzouga Desert Dunes.

The trip also crosses the High Atlas Mountains. It visits the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, Ouarzazate, the dunes of Erg Chebbi, and the Rose, Dades, and Todra Gorges. Explore the Draa Valley on the way back, so if you have more days in Marrakech, you can do a 3-day trip.


  • Drive and pass through the high Atlas Mountains.
  • Visit Berber villages and Kasbah.
  • Explore Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Visit Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of Africa.
  • View the Todra Gorges and Dades Valley.
  • Sunset and sunrise in Merzouga with a camel trekking to the Berber desert camp.
  • Sandboarding or 4x4 driving in the desert.
  • Pass via Draa Valley on the way back.

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate Merzouga

The 2-day tour from Marrakech to the Merzouga Desert starts with a pick up at your Riad in Marrakech at 7:00 . It's the first day of the tour.

We will go toward the Atlas Mountains. But first, we'll reach our first site, Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

This Kasbah is the most impressive and well-preserved fortress city in Morocco. The Moroccan government itself joined in 1994 to fix the Kasbah to keep its heritage.

The Kasbahs were a major stop for camel caravans. The caravans carried salt through the Sahara. They returned with gold, silver, and slaves. After that, we continue along the route.

We reach Ouarzazate, which is the entry point to the Sahara Desert. The city of Ouarzazate . It is well-known for being the location of Hollywood films.

So we continue to make our way, experiencing the Draa Valley en route to the Draa Valley. Then, to Merzouga, we join our camels and head into the desert. We trek for 1 hour to reach our Berber desert camp for the night. The camp provides private Berber tents, the stars being so bright in the desert.

Day 2: Merzouga - Boumalne Dades - Rose Valley - Ouarzazate - Tizi N'Tichka - Marrakech

The second day of our 2-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga. Wake up early to see the sunrise on the dune in the Sahara Desert. Then, have your breakfast and a hot shower.

After these beautiful moments, you will ride your camel back to the same place where it started. We leave towards Tineghir, passing by Erfoud and Tinejdad. Have a break for lunch.

In the afternoon, we will continue to Todra Gorges via Tinghir. Stopping along the way for photos and admiring the views. Arrive at Todra Gorges to enjoy its marvelous canyon views while hiking on foot.

Later, we drive to Boumalne Dades via Kalaa M'Gouna. We stop for a panoramic view of Dades Valley and the Skoura palm groves. Then make your way to Marrakech via Ouarzazate and the High Atlas Mountains.

After a break for lunch, we will take the road back to Marrakech. We will arrive at around 6 or 7 pm. Your driver will drop you off at your chosen location as our 2-day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga ends.

  • Pick up and drop-off at your accommodation.
  • An air-conditioned 4WD or minivan in case of a group.
  • English- /Spanish-speaking driver.
  • Dinner & breakfast.
  • Camel rides & overnight in a private, nomad-traditional tent.
  • Camel per person.
  • Sandboarding.
  • Lunches
  • Drinks

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