3-Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

Embark on a mesmerizing 3-day adventure from Marrakech to the enchanting desert of Zagora. This captivating journey will lead you through awe-inspiring landscapes, showcasing the majestic Atlas Mountains, the verdant palm groves of the Draa Valley, and the captivating dunes of Zagora’s desert. Experience the allure of the desert as you immerse yourself in the rich culture, vibrant colors, and warm hospitality of Morocco’s southern region. Uncover the beauty of Zagora’s desert on this unforgettable trip from Marrakech.

About this Activity

Day 1
  • Marrakech -> Ait Ben Haddou -> Zagora

Explore the Tizi N Tichka pass and visit the Kasbah of Tamdakhte and Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Continue the journey to Ouarzazate and Agdez, where you’ll enjoy panoramic views of the Draa Valley.

Day 2
  • Zagora -> Chegaga -> Tagounet

Follow the Draa Valley to Tansikht, discovering kasbahs and typical villages along the way until reaching Zagora. Experience a one-hour camel ride with your guide to reach the Zagora desert camp. Enjoy a traditional dinner and spend the night in your tent.

Day 3
  • Tagounet -> Marrakech via Fum Zguid and Taznakhte

Witness a stunning sunrise over the dunes before getting back in your 4×4 vehicle. Embark on a desert exploration journey, including a visit to the famous Chegaga with its towering sand dunes. Head towards a village called Tagounet and enjoy lunch upon arrival. Take a walk in the vast dunes or try sandboarding before returning to your 4×4 and spending the night under the starry sky in the Erg Chegaga dunes. Marvel at the beautiful sunset over the majestic dunes and listen to traditional music around the campfire.

what’s included?

  • Hotel pickup
  • Driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned minivan transportation from Marrakech to Zagora and back.
  • Camel ride at sunset in Zagora.
  • Two nights of accommodation.
  • 4×4 transportation from Zagora to Chegaga.
  • Dinner and breakfast (vegetarian option available)
  • Local guide and driver in the Sahara.
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Tips for the driver/guide.
  • Optional tips.

what they say about this activity

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“Une excursion incroyable ! Activités et nuit dans le désert inoubliables. Guides, chauffeur et personnel adorables. Confort du mini-bus et des tentes au top. Repas délicieux ! Seul bémol : pas assez de temps pour visiter Ouarzazate. Malgré cela, expérience extraordinaire à recommander !”
Freda – France
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“Campement bien placé, lever de soleil spectaculaire. Aït Ben Haddou incroyable, Paysages magnifiques en voiture, arrêt rapide à Ouarzazate. Paysages magnifiques en voiture, trajet long. À faire sur 3 à 4 jours si c’est possible.”

Philippe – France
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“i highly recommend”

Nadia – turkey

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