Shared desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga

Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga desert with daily departure from Marrakech and a camel trek into the dunes of Erg Chebbi. Overnight stay in a hotel in the Dades Valley and the second night in a Berber desert camp in the middle of Erg Chebbi dunes. During the booking process, you can upgrade the overnight accommodation to a luxury camp or to a 3 or 4 star hotel at the base of Erg Chebbi and desert bivouacs located next to the hotels. This option is suitable for those who do not want to take the camel trek.

Day 1 : Marrakech - Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley

We depart from Marrakech before 08:00 in a modern, air conditioned vehicle. On our way over the Atlas Mountains we visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. The trip continues to Ouarzazate – a renown film making location in Morocco. After lunch we continue our journey to the Dades Valley through the Valley of Roses. Here we stay for the night in a typical Moroccan hotel, enjoy a traditional Moroccan evening meal and have a breakfast with a nice view over the Dades Valley.


Day 2 : Dades Valley - Todra Gorges - Merzouga and camel trek

After breakfast we depart for the Todra Gorge to enjoy the sights. We take lunch on our way. The trip continues through Rissani. By approaching Merzouga, we can clearly see the highest dunes in Morocco. We take sunset camel ride through the Dunes of Erg Chebbi to reach our Berber desert camp. The stay in the desert camp includes accommodation in traditional Berber tents, where we have Berber dinner, watch falling stars and enjoy a night entertainment program.


Day 3 : Merzouga - Draa Valley - Marrakech

The morning begins with a sunrise camel trek through the dunes to a hotel in Merzouga, where we will have breakfast. Then we start our journey back to Marrakech over the High Atlas Mountains with many stops and lunch on the way.We arrive back to Marrakech around 19:30 or 20:00.


Included services

  • Pick up from your Marrakech hotel
  • Modern & air conditioned vehicle
  • Sightseeing in Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou (Note that there is not an entrance fee to enter the Kasbah and you are not obliged to hire a guide.)
  • Sunrise and sunset camel treks in Erg Chebbi dunes
  • 1 night in Erg Chebbi desert camp
  • Breakfasts and evening meals
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in a hotel in the Dades Valley

Excluded Services

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages & Lunches