Marrakech to Merzouga 3 days

PRIVATE Marrakech to Merzouga 3 days


PRIVATE Marrakech to Merzouga 3 days is the ideal Sahara tour to  combine the imperial city of Marrakech  with an overland tour of the Moroccan desert. You will drive across the High Atlas Mountains, visit Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou, Ouarzazate, Zagora.

Marrakech to Merzouga tour
Duration: 3 days
Vehicule: Luxury 4×4 TOYOTA / Deluxe Van
Starting & Finishing Point: Your Hotel In Marrakech
Total distance: 1100 km.
English, French Speaking Driver/Guide


  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains with its Tizi Ntichka pass
  • Explore Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou famous for its still existing film sets
  • Visit the Daraa Valley
  • Drive along the Valley of the roses and the road of 1001 Kasbahs

This is the itinerary of the Marrakech to Merzouga 3 days :

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Skoura – Valley of Roses – Dades gorge

Pick up at 8:30am from your hotel or Riad in Marrakech. Heading south from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Dades Gorge, crossing the dramatic landscapes and scenery of high Atlas Mountains via tizi n Tichka ‘s pass (2260m above sea level) the highest road pass in Morocco while enjoying superb views of the mountains and of the Berber Villages on the way. Stop for tour in the World heritage site of Ait Benhaddou. (This famous kasbah was used as a backdrop for many movies.)
Pass through Ouarzazate and continues our itinerary along the Road of One Thousand Kasbahs passing the Skoura palm groves Oasis and the Valley of the Roses. Arrive Dades Gorges walk in the tranquility of the mountains and take a moment to enjoy the lifestyle of the Berbers isolated by the mountain. Stay overnight at a hotel in Dades Gorge.

Day 2: Dades gorge – Tinghir – Todra Gorges – Merzouga Dunes

After breakfast, there will be enough time for a walk by Dades River to discover the area. Transfer from Dades Gorge to Merzouga via Tinerhir town, continuing to Todra Gorge (the highest oasis valley gorge in Morocco). Lunch will be here and depart to Merzouga.
Arrive into Merzouga town where your guide and camels will be waiting to carry you across the great sand dunes of Erg Chebbi where you will take a camel ride for about one hour and a half in order to get to your Bivouac Tent. Dinner accompanied by rhythms of drums and songs of nomad people of Morocco Sahara.

Day 3: Erg Chebbi – Tazarine – Agdez – Marrakech

Wake up early to greet the new day and to witness the spectacle of the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi in the heart of the golden sand dunes of Merzouga. After a typical breakfast, return across the desert on your camels to shower in Hotel. Direct transfer from Merzouga dunes to Marrakech via Tazarine and the Draa valley, Agdez and Ouarzazate. You will have free time for lunch on the way before you continue to Marrakech, where your trip ends. You will cross again the Tizi N’Tichka pass and the Berber villages between Ouarzazate and Marrakech. drop off at your riad/hotel in Marrakech.

Marrakech to Merzouga tour included:Marrakech to Merzouga tour not included:
• Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser
• English speaking driver/guide
• Pick up & Drop off at your Hotel in Marrakech
• Fuel
• Entrance fees
• Tips and gratuities for your driver
• Items of personal nature

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