3 days Marrakech desert trip. This trip from Marrakech to Merzouga is a captivating adventure through the varied landscapes of Morocco, offering rich cultural experiences and discovery of the magnificent Sahara Desert. Here is a detailed description of this trip:
3 days Marrakech desert trip
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Dades Gorges
Depart from Marrakech in the morning and drive towards Ait Ben Haddou.
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, a stunning fortified village with ancient architecture.
Continue your journey through the scenic Tizi n’Tichka Pass in the High Atlas Mountains.
Drive towards the Dades Gorges, known for its beautiful rock formations and breathtaking landscapes.
Overnight stay in the Dades Gorges area.
Day 2: Dades Gorges – Tinghir – Erfoud – Merzouga
After breakfast, drive through the Dades Valley, enjoying the picturesque scenery and traditional Berber villages.
Visit the impressive Todra Gorge in Tinghir and take a walk through the narrow canyon.
Continue your journey towards Erfoud, known for its fossil industry.
From Erfoud, head to Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Reach Merzouga in the late afternoon and prepare for your desert experience.
Enjoy a camel trek into the Erg Chebbi dunes, witness the stunning sunset, and spend the night in a desert camp.
Day 3: Merzouga – Agdz – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
Wake up early to admire the sunrise over the sand dunes of the Sahara Desert.
After breakfast, depart from Merzouga and begin your journey back to Marrakech.
Drive through the Draa Valley, famous for its palm groves and traditional villages.
Pass through the town of Agdz and continue towards Ouarzazate.
Explore Ouarzazate, visit its film studios, and have lunch.
Afterward, drive back to Marrakech, arriving in the evening, concluding your desert adventure.
- Private transport with A/C vehicle
- Night in hotel
- Driver / guide for the entire trip
- Camel trekking to spend the night in camp in Sahara desert of Erg Chebbi