Best Marrakech Desert Excursions 2, 3, 4 and 5 Days to Merzouga Sahara

Marrakech desert excursions is the best way to travel from Marrakech to the sahara desert, Many people they visit Morocco and they have a dream wich is to ride the camel & spend the night in the Sahara desert camp under the stars .

Sahara Tours from Marrakech its possible in 3, 4 and 5 days excursion to the Erg-Chebbi desert via the beautiful landscape and the berber villages of the Atlas mountains. Or if you have a limited time in Marrakech you can have an overnight camel trek in Zagora ( 2 days & 1 night desert tour to Zagora ) .

Marrakech desert excursions

WHAT TO EXPECT FOR THIS MARRAKECH DESERT EXCURSIONS?

Enjoy our Marrakech desert excursions to Merzouga or Zagora driving through the atlas mountains (High Atlas with their Berber villages). Visit the most beutiful places and the world heritage sites on the way to the desert, At Merzouga Sahara Desert you’ll go for Camel Trek in the dunes and overnight in the Sahara Desert camp.

If you book for 4 or 5 days tour from Marrakech you’ll enjoy two nights in the desert including full day at Erg-chebbi Sahara. that will be the best option to explore the desert by Camel, Hiking or an off-road through the black desert by jeep to visit the nomad people who lives in the tent, there you can stay for a tea break or to have the Berber Pizza for lunch. You’ll see many beautiful landscapes of this large country along the way from Merzouga to Marrakech.

DESERT TOURS ITINERARIES AND PRICES

Check our Morocco desert tours and itineraries below, the price per person for each tour and low season discount.

2 Days & 1 Night
3 Days & 2 Nights
4 Days & 3 Nights
5 Days & 4 Nights
2 Days & 1 Night

2 Days and 1 night Marrakech to Zagora tour , Overnight Camel Trek Zagora Desert

 

Day 1: Marrakech- High Atlas Mountains - Zagora ( Overnight Camel Trek )


This Marrakech to Zagora tour at 8:00 with a pick you up from your hotel/Riad in Marrakech. Then you will head to Tizi n’Tichka pass. You will be amazed by the beauty of this impressive pass. The High Atlas Mountains are surrounded by beautiful landscapes and Berber villages. On arrival in Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, we will have lunch in the Kasbah then continue to Zagora. There you will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea before setting off on a camel ride with an experienced guide. Your first night will be spent in the desert, sleeping under the stars or in a traditional Berber nomad tent.

 

Day 2 : Zagora - Ouarzazate - Marrakech


Wake up early in the morning to watch the sunrise and come back on a camel for washing up , Then we will return to Marrakech via Ouarzazate and the Tizi n'Tichka pass, arriving in the evening.

 

  • Price per person
Travelers number 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax +6 Pax
Price per person 225 € 142 € 113 € 95 € 84 € Conatct Us

 

Tour include

  • Private Transport (AC)
  • Experienced English speaking driver
  • Pick up & drop off at your accommodation
  • Camel Riding
  • Private tent ( Dinner & Breakfast

Not include

  • Drinks
  • Lunches
3 Days & 2 Nights

3 Days and 2 nights Marrakech Private desert tour to Merzouga Sahara

 

Day 1: Marrakech - Tizi N'Tichka - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley/Gorges


We will pick up you at 8:00 from your hotel/riad , bus station or Airport then we will start our 3 Days Marrakech to Merzouga desert Tour from Marrakech to Dades Gorges across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass, with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber villages then we continue to Kasbah Ait Benhaddou to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Benhaddou, you will have lunch at Ait benhaddou or ouarzazate where you'll visit Kasbah Taourirt and the atlas studios then we continue to Dades gorges though roses and dades valley, we well spend the night in a riad/hotel in Dades gorges. ( Night at Riad Dades, Hotel Babylon or Similar )


Day 2: Dades Gorges - Tenghir - Todra Gorges - Tinjdad - Erfoud - Merzouga (Camel ride & Night in desert) 


After the breakfast, we go from Dades gorges to Erg chebbi sahara desert in Merzouga. Berber villages are scattered along the way, we’ll pass through Todra Gorges ,Tenhir , Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet, and then we continue to a Hotel in Merzouga, after relaxing few minuts you will take some of you luggage in small bag (the necessary for the night in desert) and leave the other luggage in the hotel, then we will ride the camels on an adventure crossing the erg chebbi sand dunes, this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise. when we reach the camp we will leave the camels and we walk to the highest sand dunes for sandboarding and to watch the sunset, we will spend the night in a camp (Berber nomad tents) with drums music in the middle of the Sahara. ( Night at Private Standard tent )

 

Day 3: Camel Trekking back to Merzouga - Atlas mountains - Back to Marrakech


We will wake up you early morning to watch the sunrise in dunes, then we ride the camels back to Merzouga , after the breakfast and take shower in the Hotel, we start our journey backing to Marrakech trough different areas and different Berber villages ( Alnif , Tazarine , N'kob ) until Ouarzazate were we will use the same road back to Marrakech, we arrive in evening/night .

 

  • Price per person

The price below are for the private tour with Standard accommodation, Check the accommodation names above in the itinerary, or check this link if you are looking for a Luxury desert tour.

Travelers number 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax +6 Pax
Price per person 300 € 216 € 175 € 150 € 134 € Conatct Us

LOW SEASON PRICES:  ( 15 May to 15 September ) - ( 15 Nov to 18 Dec ) - ( 10 January to 1 March ).

Travelers number 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax +6 Pax
Price per person 275 € 200 € 163 € 140 € 125 € Conatct Us

Tour include

  • Private Transport (AC)
  • Experienced English speaking driver
  • Pick up & drop off at your accommodation
  • Private room with ensuite bathroom in Dades Valley ( Dinner & Breakfast )
  • Private tent ( Dinner & Breakfast )
  • Camel riding

Not include

  • Drinks
  • Lunches
4 Days & 3 Nights

4 Days and 3 nights Private Marrakech Desert Tour & Sahara Camel Riding

 

Day 1: Marrakech - Tizi -n-Tichka - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley/Gorges


We will pick up you at 8:00 from your hotel/riad , bus station or Airport then we will start our Marrakech Desert Tour 4 days from Marrakech to Dades Gorges. Across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass, with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and we continue to Ait Benhaddou to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a spectacular fortified village (Ksour).you'll take your lunch at Ait benhaddou or ouarzazate and continue to Dades valley, we well spend the night in a riad/hotel in dades gorges. ( Night at Riad Dades, Hotel Babylon or Similar )


Day 2: Dades Gorges - Tenghir - Todra Gorges - Tinjdad - Erfoud - Merzouga (Camel ride & Night in desert)


After the breakfast, we go from Dades gorges to the erg chebbi Sahara desert in Merzouga. Berber villages are scattered along the way, we’ll pass through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet, and the we continue to Merzouga,after relaxing few minuts in Merzouga,we go to ride the camels who are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes. we will spend the night in an camp(Nomad berber tents) with drums music in the middle of the Sahara,this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise,when we arrive at the camp we go to a high dunes to see the sunset , we will spend the night in nomad tents. ( Night at Private Standard tent )

 

Day 3: Camel Trekking back to Merzouga - Berber Villages - Ouarzazate


After seeing the sunrise in desert we go back on the camels to Merzouga after the breakfast and take shower in Hotel then start our journey to Ouarzazate trough the Berber villages of the atlas mountains ( Tinjdad , tenghir todra gorges ,Boumalene-du-Dades ) we arrive to Ouarzazate in evening/night. ( Night at Riad Amlal or Similar )

 

Day 4: Ouarzazate - Berber Villages and atlas Mountains - Back to Marrakech


Leaving Ouarzazate in the Morning ,we will visit UNESCO protected site of Ait Ben Haddou. A most impressive Kasbah and well-preserved fortress in Morocco. Many movies were filmed here such as the Gladiator. Leave Ait Ben Haddou and start heading towards the majestic Atlas Mountains. Cross the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizni Tichka 2260m high offering impressive views of valleys, mountains and many Berber villages nearby. arrive a in evening.

 

  • Price per person

The price below are for the private tour with Standard accommodation, Check the accommodation names above in the itinerary, or check this link if you are looking for a Luxury desert tour.

Travelers number 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax +6 Pax
Price per person 320 € 237 € 195 € 170 € 154 € Conatct Us

LOW SEASON PRICES: ( 15 May to 15 September ) - ( 15 Nov to 18 Dec ) - ( 10 January to 1 March )

Travelers number 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax +6 Pax
Price per person 295 € 220 € 183 € 160 € 145 € Conatct Us

Tour include

  • Private Transport (AC)
  • Experienced English speaking driver
  • Pick up & drop off at your accommodation
  • Private room with ensuite bathroom in Dades Valley ( Dinner & Breakfast )
  • Private tent in our desert camp ( Dinner & Breakfast )
  • Private room with ensuite bathroom in Ouarzazate ( Dinner & Breakfast )
  • Sahara Camel riding

Not include

  • Drinks
  • Lunches
5 Days & 4 Nights

5 Days and 4 nights Private Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

 

Day 1: Marrakech – Tizi -n-Tichka – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley/Gorges


We will pick up you at 8:00 from your hotel/riad , bus station or Airport then we will start our Marrakech Sahara Desert Trek 5 days Merzouga Departure from Marrakech to Dades Gorges. Across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass, with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and we continue to Ait Benhaddou to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a spectacular fortified village (Ksour). We will have lunch at Ait benhaddou or Ouarzazate and continue to Dades valley, we will spend the night in a riad/hotel in the Dades Gorges. ( Night at Riad Dades, Hotel Babylon or Similar )


Day 2: Dades Gorges – Tenghir – Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Erfoud – Rissani – Merzouga


After breakfast, we go from DADES to Toudra gorges, Tenghir and to the Sahara desert of Merzouga, berber villages are scattered along the way. We’ll pass through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud where we’ll start to feel the air of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet then we continue to Merzouga, a night in a riad/Hotel near the dunes. ( Night at Auberge Les Roches or Similar )

 

Day 3: Tour around Erg Chebbi Desert by 4×4 – Merzouga – Camel Ride & Night in Desert


After breakfast at the hotel/riad, there are many options available to you: You may go to explore the neighboring villages of Merzouga such as Hassi Labied, Khamlia where you can hear the black musicians from Mali. You may also enjoy an offroad drive around the dunes of Erg Chebbi and see the nomads living in tents in the desert and have lunch with a nomad family – berber pizza. In the afternoon we will ride the camels to see the sunset over the dunes and spend the night in the desert camp. We will have a traditional tagine dinner, drink delicious mint tea, listen to traditional berber music while watching the stars and the rising moon in the amazing Sahara desert. ( Night at Private Standard Tent )

 

Day 4: Merzouga - Draa valley - Ouarzazate


Morning departure on 4X4 WD through Rissani (Alaouite dynasty cradle) and the immense Bougafer mountain. Lunch in N’Kob (first village on the way). Afternoon excursion on the one-thousand- kasbahs road (alongside the trail to enjoy the best part of Draa r valley). Arrival in Ouarzazate in the late evening. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel. ( Night at Riad Amlal )

 

Day 5: Ouarzazate – Berber Villages – Back to Marrakech trough Tizi-n-Tichka


Leaving Ouarzazate in the morning, we will visit the majestic Atlas Mountains. Cross the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco – Tizni Tichka 2260m high, offering impressive views of valleys, mountains and many Berber villages nearby. Arrive in Marrakech in the evening.

 

  • Price per person

The price below are for the private tour with Standard accommodation, Check the accommodation names above in the itinerary, or check this link if you are looking for a Luxury desert tour.

Travelers number 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax +6 Pax
Price per person 395 € 295 € 245 € 215 € 195 € Conatct Us

LOW SEASON PRICES: ( 15 May to 15 September ) - ( 15 Nov to 18 Dec ) - ( 10 January to 1 March ).

Travelers number 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax +6 Pax
Price per person 370 € 279 € 233 € 205 € 187 € Conatct Us

Tour include

  • Private Transport (AC)
  • Experienced English speaking driver
  • Pick up & drop off at your accommodation
  • Private room with ensuite bathroom in Dades Valley ( Half-board )
  • Private room with ensuite bathroom in Merzouga ( Half-board )
  • Private tent in our desert camp ( Half-board )
  • Private room with ensuite bathroom in Ouarzazate ( Half-board )
  • Sahara Camel riding
  • Tea with Local people in the desert

Not include

  • Drinks
  • Lunches

MARRAKECH DESERT TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  1. High Atlas Muntains
  2. Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
  3. Studios of Cinema in Ouarzazate,
  4. Rose Valley
  5. Dades Valley
  6. Todra Gorges
  7. Draa Valley
THE SAHARA DESERT HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Dunes of Erg-Chebbi
  • Camel Riding in the sahara
  • Night in the desert camp
  • Starry sky
  • Sandboarding in the dunes
  • The sunset & Sunrise 
  • Berber music ( drums )
  • Visit the nomadic people

Best Marrakech Desert Excursions 2, 3, 4 and 5 Days to Merzouga Sahara
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