3 day Sahara Desert Tour From Marrakech OVERVIEW

Check out the best 3 day Sahara desert tour from Marrakech is our most popular Private Morocco desert tour. It departs every day from Marrakech. Our private desert trip from Marrakech is perfect for those who want to discover the deep Morocco Sahara desert even; it is long hours of driving. But you will never be bored as you will be busy admiring one scene after another; the dramatic landscape changes the end, rocky plateaus followed by the breathtaking Erg Chebbi dunes. The highlight of our 3-Day Sahara desert tour from Marrakech is your sunset camel ride and the overnight sleep under the stars at your Bedouin Morocco Sahara desert camp.

HERE ARE THE 3 DAY SAHARA DESERT TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA DESERT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Passe the High Atlas Mountains with its pass of Tizi Ntichka
  • Walk to the world heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
  • Visit Todra gorges and Tinghir oasis
  • Jump on a camel in Erg Chebbi to watch the color-changing sunset

THIS IS THE ITINERARY OF THE MOST POPULAR 3 day Sahara Desert Tour From Marrakech:

DAY 1 : MARRAKECH – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – KASBAH AIT BEN HADOU – DADES VALLEY

This 3-day Sahara Desert Tour From Marrakech will start early in the morning with a drive east of Marrakech past small suburban towns to the High Atlas Mountains. The few stops; will be made to take photos, enjoy the scenery, stretch your legs, and have some tea. Later drive uphill on curvy roads to the famous Tizi Ntichka pass before you reach Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, the first stop today for sightseeing. The Berber fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou is a UNESCO-listed landmark; it is also very known; As a set for Hollywood, epics to name a few movies that used the village for shooting: the Kingdom of Heaven, Lawrence of Arabia, and Gladiator. Cross the river separating the Kasbah from the main road and explore the Berber village at leisure. Should you wish to hire a local guide, they are available onsite.

Continue to Dades valley past Ouarzazate, Skoura Oasis, Klaa Mgouna. The capital of the roses valley; and famous for its rosewater artisanal distillation factories.
Upon arrival at Boumalne Dades, Follow Dades River on a tiny road passing by different fortified Kasbahs located on the side of the road to Dades Canyons. You will arrive at your hotel late in the afternoon.
Overnight at your Dades guest house.

DAY 2: of  our Sahara Desert Tour From Marrakech DADES VALLEY  TINGHIR – MERZOUGA

After breakfast at your hotel in Dades Valley, our journey will start today with a drive along the road of 1001 Kasbahs to the oasis of Tingri. We will deviate; from a minor driving; along the river to Todgha; where you will stop for a walk in the oasis under the shade of palm trees and continue to Todgha Gorges.
We continue early in the afternoon to Rissani, it being a starting point of the ancient trading caravans crossing the desert to Tombouctou. A quick stop, we will continue to Merzouga through some rocky desert landscape.
Feel free to take a swim at their freshening pool; Getting ready; for your sunset desert camel ride to the camp.
Our camel caravan will take you through the color-changing dunes with the sunset on the horizon as a backdrop. We reach our Sahara desert camp before darkness.
Get ready for a Moroccan dinner served under the stars next to the campfire. Late at night, your local nomad hosts will be entertaining you with their drums.

DAY 3 : MERZOUGA – OUARZAZATE – ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MARRAKECH

After an early sunrise camel trek through Erg Chebbi dunes, arrive at the camp operator's lodge for breakfast, shower, and maybe a quick swim at the lodge pool if time permits.
Meet your driver and vehicle and drive back to Ouarzazate. We carry on in the afternoon to Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains.
Your 3 day Sahara Desert Tour From Marrakech will end in Marrakech at about 19h00.

Included 3 day Sahara Desert Tour From Marrakech

  • The Pick up from your Marrakech riad/hotel on the tour day ( or the closest accessible point to your riad )
  • 4WD driven by an English / French speaking driver/guide
  • 1 night in Dades Valley hotel including dinner and breakfast
  • sunrise camel ride in Erg Chebbi
  • Comfortable tent at our Sahara desert camp
  • Sandboarding
  • Sunrise camel ride in Erg Chebbi
  • Breakfast, shower, and swimming pool at the camp operator's lodge in Merzouga

Not Included   

  • Beverages
  • Lunches on the way
  • Personal expenses