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3 days tour From Marrakech to Sahara desert


From €395


Overview of 3 days tour From Marrakech to Sahara desert

This 3 days tour From Marrakech to Sahara desert Merzouga will take you towards the stunning southeast of Morocco, home to real tiny towns and valleys. The trip is a fantastic chance to see some of the most fascinating parts in southeast Morocco. A camel ride is just one of the exciting and entertaining options available to you on your desert excursion.

This desert adventure will fulfill your wildest dreams of making music over a campfire, resting under a blanket of stars, and watching the sun slip gently below the horizon.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Marrakech- Ait ben Haddou – Ouarzazate- Dades valley
  • Day 2: Dades valley- Todra Gorges- Erfoud- Merzouga
  • Day 3: Merzouga Erg Chebbi- Agdz- Draa Valley-Marrakech



Highlights of the itinerary 3 days tour From Marrakech to Sahara desert :

  • Cross of the majestic High Atlas mountains
  • Visit Ait Ben Haddou UNESCO site
  • Dades valley and Todgha gorges
  • Enjoy some free time to visit Ouarzazate and the studios of cinema
  • Sahara desert camp and Erg Chebbi dunes and camel ride

Itinerary of 3 days tour From Marrakech to Sahara desert

The 3 days tour From Marrakech to Marrakech via Sahara desert Merzouga will begin in Marrakech. We will take you through the Atlas Mountain ‘Tizi-n-Tichka’ to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, one of Morocco’s most picturesque communities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Following that, the journey will continue to Ouarzazate, a major African filmmaking studio where various well-known films like as The Mummy, Gladiator, and Kingdom of Heaven, among others, have been shot. Lunch will be served in Ouarzazate, after which you will continue on to DADES Gorges, where you will spend the night in a hotel with dinner and breakfast included. We’ll drive through the Valley of Roses at KELAAT M’gouna, which hosts an annual rose festival, on our way from Ouarzazate to Dades.

We will continue our tour to Todra gorges “Todgha gorges” through Tinghir after breakfast in Dades valley. Stopping for a few shots and savoring the scenery of the Canyons. In the afternoon, we’ll arrive in Tinejdad, where you’ll have lunch, before continuing on to Erfoud, where we’ll stop by the Fossil craft workshop, a well-known apparel and accessory brand. Then we’ll head to Merzouga Erg Chebbi. After a brief respite in Merzouga, we will embark on a camel ride across the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi in the desert to reach the traditional camp (Nomad, Berber tents) where you will spend the night. This is an excellent opportunity to see the Sahara sunrise and sunset.

We will continue the tour on the third day, just before daybreak, by riding camels back to the hotel. After breakfast, we’ll drive to Rissani, Agdz, and Ouarzazat, going via the Draa Valley, The route will pass via Tizi n Tichka before arriving at Marrakech.

Please Note: The 3 day tour from Marrakech to the Desert serves as a proposed route and can be fully customized to suit your preferences. Should this suggested itinerary not meet your needs, we encourage you to reach out. We’re here to craft a unique itinerary that aligns with your desires and the duration of your stay, offering bespoke tours throughout Morocco tailored just for you.

Pricing is structured based on the number of participants; the larger the group, the lower the cost per person. This is because transportation costs are shared among the group, reducing the individual expense. Additionally, the choice of accommodation influences the overall cost. For a precise quotation, please get in touch with us.

Gallery of the itinerary for the 3-day tour from Marrakech


What is the distance between each city if traveling from Marrakech via the Sahara Desert in 3 days, with stops at Boumalene Dades, Merzouga?

  • Marrakech to Boumalene Dades: This Tour covers a distance of approximately 350-400 kilometers (217-248 miles), depending on the specific route taken. It usually takes around 7-9 hours by car or bus.
  • Boumalene Dades to Merzouga: The distance between these two places is roughly 250-300 kilometers (155-186 miles). Travel time can be around 5-7 hours by road.

Can I enter Morocco without a visa?

Foreign nationals of the US, Canada, Australia, UK, NZ, Japan, or EU are exempt from visa requirements for stays of up to 90 days. To inquire about other nationalities, please contact the Moroccan Embassy. Keep in mind that the validity of your passport should be at least six months beyond the date of your return.

Is it safe to go to Morocco?

You may go to Morocco with complete peace of mind. It personifies a nation that is among the safest on Earth. The Moroccan government is constantly stepping up security measures in response to the country’s burgeoning tourist economy. Nevertheless, pickpocketing and other forms of minor crime are unfortunately common in Morocco, as they are in other nations. The people of Morocco are famously welcoming and will go out of their way to ensure your safety.

Could you tell me where I can stay and whether I may choose my own room?

Custom vacations are created by “Morocco Travel 4×4”. We specialise in accommodations in the Riad and Kasbah styles, which we choose ourselves. Incorporating this into your routine will improve it.

Since we are not under contract with any particular property, it is quite OK if you would want to arrange your own lodging. Here at “Morocco Travel 4×4”, we go out of our way to ensure that every one of our clients stays at the perfect accommodation for their unique tastes, interests, and budget.

What is involved in creating a personalized tour?

Private and personalized trips are our specialty. Our custom-designed itineraries are tailored to each client’s unique interests, requirements, and preferences. Your experience may begin from any point in Morocco, at any time of year, and for as many days as you like.

Get in touch with us using our contact form and let us know your desired activities while in Morocco, the length of your trip, your hobbies, and any special needs. Then, based on your preferences, we will create a personalized vacation plan for you. Your finalized travel schedule will be sent to you after we have reached an agreement, which will happen as we continue to discuss your plans with you. We ask that you submit us a deposit to hold your reservation after you’ve given us the go-ahead.

The price of a trip to Morocco with Morocco Travel 4×4?

All of our excursions are personalized and customized to your specific needs, therefore the prices could vary. The duration of your trip, the time of year, the kind of lodging you choose, and the activities you would want to include all play a role in determining the final price of your vacation. Our goal is to tailor every itinerary we provide to your individual requirements and budget.

Does Morocco have the option of converting to USD, Euro, GBP, AUD, and NZD?

In Morocco, you can only convert US dollars, Euros, or British pounds at any of the many exchange stations or banks; you cannot swap Australian or New Zealand currencies. Just a friendly reminder that if you plan on exchanging currency, it’s best to carry either USD, EUR, or GBP.

Customer Reviews

This 3-day trip from Marrakech to the Sahara is one you won't soon forget. Morocco Travel 4x4 arranged a fantastic 3-day trip over the Sahara Desert between Marrakech and Marrakech. Working with them was a breeze because of how fast and honest they were in their communications. Our guide Hassan made sure we were secure and had a fantastic time because of his wealth of information. The souks of Marrakech, sunset camel rides, sleeping under the stars in a Berber tent, and crossing the Atlas Mountains were among the highlights. Aside from the delicious Moroccan cuisine, the rooms were very pleasant. Overall, the trip with Morocco Travel 4x4 was easy and educational about the country's culture; the company's excellent service and thrilling experience were the reasons for the perfect score of 5/5.

JOE Alllison USA Traveller
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