3-day Morocco tour from Marrakech to the Sahara

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Itinerary overview

The trip will start from Marrakech and head towards one UNESCO World Heritage Kasbah. The tour will head towards Ouarzazate. We will explore many Kasbahs. After that, the tour will head to the dunes of Merzouga to visit the desert camp and enjoy time with the nomads. The tour will head back to Marrakech After visiting Ouarzazate once more.

Highlights of the trip

  • Exploring the rich culture and buildings of Marrakech

  • Enjoying the local cuisine of the Berbers and Nomads

  • Visiting Toudra Gorges and climbing the canyons

  • Camping in the desert with the nomads in the depths of the Sahara Dunes

morocco tour from marrakech, Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech –   High Atlas Mountains – Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Valley Of Roses – Dades Valley Gorges

In the morning, we will start our 3-day Morocco tour from Marrakech after breakfast. We will drive across the mountain landscapes of Tizi N’Tichka, which is more than 2 kilometers above sea level. We can stop by some villages and landscapes along the way in case you want to explore something. Before reaching Ouarzazate, we will explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ait Benhaddou Kasbah. The latter site is a fortified city that captures the sights with its unique buildings. Ait Benhaddou is very popular as a filming site for Hollywood blockbusters.

After we reach Ouarzazate, we will explore the film studios that made Ouarzazate one of the most famous filming spots on earth. After that, we can go to explore the oasis of Skoura and the amazing Kasbah of Amrhydil. Then, traveling via the luscious Valley of Roses, we will head to Dades Valley where we will spend the rest of the evening and night in a cozy hotel.

Day 2: Dades Gorges – Tenghir – Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Erfoud – Merzouga (Camel excursion/ trek and Night in desert Camp)

After breakfast, we will head to the fascinating gorges of Toudra, where we may enjoy walking in the clean air and even climbing if we feel adventurous. In the afternoon, we will head to Merzouga: the town of dunes.

In the second half of the afternoon and early evening, we will ride the camels on a journey to the depths of the Sahara. After witnessing the beauty of the desert sunset from the high dunes, we will ride to the desert camp to spend the night with nomads. The nomads will keep the night entertaining by playing their traditional trance music. For those of you who love to explore the night sky, spending the night in the desert is all you need to satisfy your passion for stargazing.

Grand Morocco tour from Marrakech

Day 3: Camel Riding back to Merzouga – Rissani – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate – Marrakech

In the early morning, we will wake up to witness the beauty of the desert sunrise before we ride our camels back to the town. After a hearty breakfast and a refreshing shower, we will head to the huge oasis of Tafilalt, where the roots of the Royal Family of Morocco reside. Then, we will drive across Draa Valley to Ouarzazate. From there, we will head back to Marrakech. End of the Morocco tour from Marrakech. 



What is included

  • Private A/C Vehicle or Minivan (plus fuel)
  • English/Spanish/French speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Accommodation with evening meals & breakfasts
  • Camel Trek to overnight in nomad desert or luxury camp (Private tents)
  • Free time to explore sites such as Ait Benhaddou, Kasbah, Walks, Canyons, and Breaks for photos, etc…

What is not included

  • Flights
  • Drinks
  • Lunches