3 days 2 nights
Embark on a 3-day Shared Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Safari, experiencing the Moroccan Sahara. Ride camels, enjoy a Bedouin camp, and explore the enchanting Todgha Gorges. Watch the sunset and sunrise in the Erg Chebbi dunes. Our journey takes you to Ait Ben Haddou a UNESCO World Heritage site, known for its Kasbah, and Ouarzazate, the Gateway to the Sahara, with stops at picturesque locations along the way. Local nomads will entertain you with Tam Tam drums at the desert camp. An optional sunrise experience and an upgrade to a deluxe desert camp with luxury amenities are also available. Book your 3-day Shared Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Safari now and uncover the beauty of “Morocco From Sahara to the Sea.”
After an early departure from the Marrakech hotel, your journey begins by crossing the High Atlas Mountains past one Berber village after another to the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, famous for its Kasbah and fortified village, and previously used as a set for some famous Hollywood epics as well as a backdrop for some fashion magazines photo shoots. After some leisure time to explore the village with its Kasbah, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant, then continue your drive through Ouarzazate, known as the Gate of the Sahara and onto Boumalne Dades, admiring the scenic drive along the road to Dades, where you can enjoy dinner and an overnight stop.
Following breakfast, depart your hotel and drive to the dramatic Todgha Gorges, pausing for some free time to explore the canyons and enjoy lunch at a local café. Continue to Merzouga to meet your camel caravan. Then, experience the Erg Chebbi dunes on camelback and watch the sunset change the color of the sand. Reach your desert camp before nightfall and enjoy an authentic Moroccan dinner under the stars. Local nomads will provide the entertainment and show you how to play the Tam Tam drums. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stop.
Following an early wake up to watch the sunrise before breakfast (optional), a driver will be waiting to pick you up for the transfer back to Marrakech. Stop half-way for lunch in Ouarzazate. You can also book upgrades for the night in the Bedouin camp as an optional extra. Upgrade to the deluxe desert camp with a luxury private tent complete with ensuite shower, bathroom facilities, and 5* amenities. These upgrades need to be booked per person.