"Discover the beauty of Morocco"

Desert Trip to Merzouga

A three-day trip to the endless Sahara and the highest sand dunes of Morocco...

Day 1 / Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Dades Valley

We start from Marrakech at 7:00 a.m. (pick up in your hotel). On the way we visit the Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, Ouarzazate and Roses Valley before we reach Dades Valley.

We have a traditional Moroccan dinner and we spend the night in a typical small hotel or auberge with beautiful views of the Dades Valley.

Lodging: auberge/small hotel (double rooms with ensuite bathroom)

Provision: dinner


Day 2 / Dades Valley – Todra Gorge – Merzouga

After breakfast in our hotel, we depart for the beautiful Todra Gorge, then continue towards the Sahara and the highest sand dunes in Morocco. We spend the night in a camp by the edge of the desert, where we arrive in the afternoon. After a bit of rest we take a short camel ride to admire the unforgettable sand dunes and the sun going down behind the dunes.

After a lovely Berber dinner we can sleep either under the stars or in the tents.

Lodging: nomad camp (shared tents with simple, shared toilet and no bathroom facilities)

Provision: breakfast, dinner


Day 3 / Merzouga – Marrakech

We get up very early in the morning to have a view of the sunrise before we have breakfast. After breakfast we start our long drive back to Marrakech over the beautiful ranges of the High Atlas Mountains. We arrive to Marrakech at around 7.30 or 8.00 p.m.

Lodging: -

Provision: breakfast


Please note: 

  • In the Sahara there is not much water available and we will have a certain amount of water for cooking and personal use. 
  • In the nomad camp there is only a very simple toilet available and please do not expect shower facilities.





  • 3 days (starting at 7 a.m. on day 1 and finishing at around 6 p.m. on day 3)




  • Joining trip: 95 EUR (/person)
  • Private trip: on request. Please contact us for an offer.  
  • Note: to learn about the difference between private and joining trips, please visit here
  • Note: prices of the private tour may vary depending on the service level (e.g. comfort of the hotels) and number of participants. If you want more comfortable hotels or finish tour in Fes or any other modification, please contact us 




  • This tour starts every day

  • Language: English

  • You will be picked up in your hotel in Marrakech

  • The price includes:
    • Transport by comfortable minibus and camels in the desert
    • Accommodation: auberge and nomad camp
    • Two breakfasts and two dinners (2B, 2D)
    • Local staff: driver and camel drivers
  • The price does NOT include:
    • Flight ticket to and from Morocco and airport transfers
    • Insurance covering all your adventure activities (obligatory, please bring a copy with you)
    • Meals – except breakfasts and two dinners (allow EUR 10 to 15 for each meal)
    • Soft drinks and personal purchases all over the trip
    • Entrance fee to monuments and optional activities (e.g. hammam)
    • Local guide in Ait Benhaddou (obligatory): EUR 5-10/person
    • Tipping local staff (driver, camel drivers) – not obligatory, only if you are satisfied
  • Note: this trip is also available as a suittailored trip
  • Note: the time of return to Marrakech depends on traffic and other circumstances thus may change. We propose not to plan any urgent programs (e.g. scheduled dinner, bus/train to other cities) for the evening 


For booking or for more information please contact us.