3 Days Tour From Marrakech to Desert Sahara Camel
Discover the edge of the Sahara Desert on a 3-day budget tour from Marrakech, and explore the dramatic landscapes of the Dades Valley and Kasbah of Ourzazate. Ride across the dunes of Erg Chebbi by camel, and sleep at a desert camp surrounded by high sand dunes. 3 Days Tour From Marrakech to Desert Sahara Camel
Pick up time:
07h00 Local time from your hotel
Return the last day:
19h30 Local time to your hotel
DAY 01: MARRAKECH – TIZI TICHKA – AIT BENHADDOU – OUARZAZATE – DADES VALLEY
After pick up from your accommodation, you will cross the Great Atlas Mountains then stop at the Tizi N ‘Tichka pass to enjoy the magnificent panoramic views. You will after that pass through Telouet village to reach the fortified and spectacular Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou (a UNESCO world heritage) known for having hosted many stages of world’s movies bestsellers. After visiting the Kasbah, you will have your lunch on the spot or once arrived at Ouarzazate (called also Hollywood of Morocco as per its famous cinema studios. You will continue your adventure through the road of thousand Kasbahs crossing Roses valley of roses then you will spend the night in a guest house in Dades.
DAY 02: DADES GORGES – TENGHIR – TODRA GORGES – TINJDADA – ERFOUD – MERZOUGA
After breakfast, you will discover the fantastic Dades Gorges and then continue your tour to reach Erg Chebbi the Great Sahara Desert passing through many Berber villages, Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet. After a short break in Merzouga, you will ride camel for over an hour at the big dunes of Merzouga to attend, at the end of the course, the fantastic sunset. You will spend night in a camp (nomadic Berber tents) under the stars with sound of drums and Berber singing in the middle of the Sahara. It’s an opportunity to get closer to Nomads and discover their lifestyle while repeating few Berber songs.
DAY 03: MERZOUGA – OUARZAZATE – MARRAKECH
Early in the morning, you will enjoy unforgettable moments attending a magical sunrise from the top of the largest dunes of the Great Sahara. You will return to the hotel in Merzouga during your 2nd camel riding to have breakfast and shower. Then you will leave the city to discover Todra Valley and its splendid gorges then pass by Tinghir, Boumalene-Dades, Ouarzazate and Atlas Mountains to finally arrive to Marrakech in the evening
✅ What’s Included
|Private return transport from Marrakech|
|English speaking guide (other languages can be catered for)|
|1 night accommodation in Luxury Desert Camp|
|1 nights accommodation in hotel|
|Breakfast and Dinner|
|Berber music and animationInside|
|Visit to Ait Benhaddou Kasbah|
❌ What’s Not Included
|Beverages & Bottled Water|
Map of 3 Days Tour From Marrakech to Desert Sahara
We can provide service in English, Portuguese. Spanish, Italian. French, Arabic and, of course, Berber.
Our tours are private. Your guide travels with just you, or with your family or friends if you book as a group. We do not add others to your trip. If you are spending a night at the camp in the dunes, it’s possible that others will also be staying there. You will, however, have a private tent.
Your tour includes hotels or, if in the dunes, camp accommodations. It also includes transport by 4×4 (or camel where applicable), as well as breakfasts and dinners. You are responsible for covering the cost of your lunches and drinks.
Prices depend on accommodations. We can arrange for luxury accommodations at 4-star hotels or for something simpler if you’re on a budget. Call or email us with your preferences and we’ll give you a price. If you wish to arrange a trip around Christmas or New Years, please contact us early because some hotels may fill up and we’ll have less flexibility.
Tipping is completely optional. If you feel your guide has provided you with excellent service, tips are appreciated, but never expected.