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Marrakesh: 3-Day Desert-of-Merzouga Experience

Marrakesh: 3-Day Desert-of-Merzouga Experience

Activity provider: Maroc Excursions

From US$ 148.19 per person

Depart from Marrakesh for 2 nights out in the Moroccan desert - one of which is spent camped out under the stars. Explore the gorges of Dades, travel by camel back across sand dunes, and enjoy the sunset and sunrise over the Sahara Desert.

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Duration 3 days
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Live tour guide
Arabic, English, French
Pickup included
Please wait in your hotel lobby 15 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 14 participants


  • Travel on a camel through the sand dunes
  • Enjoy the sunrise and sunset in the desert
  • Spend the night under the stars in a Bedouin tent
  • Sit down to a majestic dinner around the campfire
Full description
Day 1: Depart from Marrakesh at 7:00AM, before crossing the beautiful Tichka Pass. Sitting at 2,260 meters, this is the highest pass in North Africa. You then descend to Telouet and its beautiful Kasbah of Pacha el Glaoui, before continuing on to the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Receive a guided tour of the beautiful ksar, after which you head to the movie studios of Ouarzazate - considered the "Hollywood of Morocco". You then cross the Valley of Roses, after which you arrive to Dades Gorges. Finally, travel to Dades to overnight in a hotel. Day 2: Your second day begins early in the morning as you travel to admire the fantastic Dades Gorge and Todra Gorge. From there, continue onward to Tinghi, stopping for lunch along the way. Drive to Erfoud and Rissani before joining the dunes of Merzouga, where you ride a camel whilst watching the sunset in the middle of the Sahara. Accommodation is provided that evening in a Berber tent, and dinner is enjoyed around a campfire under the stars in the sand dunes of the Sahara. Day 3: Enjoy the sunrise in the desert before returning to the village by camel. After breakfast, head in the direction of Rissani, discovering the valley of Ziz and the mountains of the Massif du Saghro en route. Following your arrival in N'Koub, explore the Drâa Valley - complete with thousands of palm trees, a kasbah, and a ksour. That evening, your tour results in Marrakesh, marking the conclusion of your 3-day experience.
  • Pickup from your hotel
  • Transportation by modern, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Overnight in Dades
  • Overnight in a desert camp
  • Camel ride to watch the sunset and sunrise
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Alcohol
  • Personal shopping
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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