3 Days Marrakech Desert Tour Itinerary

3 Days Marrakech Desert Tour Itinerary

Discover the Merzouga Sahara on a 3-day Marrakech desert tour from Marrakech. Visit Ait Ben Haddou, Todra Gorges, and more.

3 Day Marrakech Desert Tour

Experience the enchanting Moroccan Desert with our 3 day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga. In this concise yet captivating journey, you'll explore a multitude of remarkable destinations, including the Ait-Ben-Haddou Kasbah, the city of Ouarzazate, the Dades Valley, and the Todra Gorges. Venture into the Merzouga Sahara Desert, immerse yourself in the Draa Valley, and encounter authentic Berber villages. Marvel at the breathtaking vistas of the High Atlas Mountains, and savor a camel trek into the heart of the desert, where you'll witness the mesmerizing Sahara sunsets and sunrises before concluding your trip in Marrakech.


Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Roses Valley – Boumalne Dades

Embark on your 3-day Marrakech Desert Tour with an early pick-up from either Marrakech Airport or your accommodation. Traverse the captivating High Atlas Mountains and the scenic Tizi-N-Tichka pass, where you'll pause to take in panoramic views of the breathtaking landscapes.

Your journey continues with a visit to the iconic Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its appearances in movies and TV series.

Afterward, we head to Ouarzazate, known as the "Gate of the Desert." Enjoy some free time for lunch, followed by a drive through the Rose Valley, passing through the extensive palm grove of Skoura. Finally, we reach Boumalne Dades.

Overnight : Dades Valley

Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga Sahara – Camel Trekking – Overnight in a Luxury Camp

On the second day of your Morocco desert tour, journey through the Dades Valley and pause at a vantage point overlooking the valley to admire the awe-inspiring Dades Gorges.

Continue your exploration to the Todra Gorges, where the Todra River has carved a majestic canyon with high red cliff sides. Feel free to wander and soak in the stunning scenery.

Drive through the palm groves of Touroug and Tinjdad, taking a break for lunch en route. In the afternoon, you'll arrive at the Merzouga Sahara Desert. Here, you'll switch to camels and traverse the sandy terrain, with a special stop to witness the magical sunset from atop a towering dune.

Continue to a luxurious desert camp, where you can revel in Berber drum music and dance around the campfire under the vast starlit sky. Enjoy dinner and spend the night at the camp.

Overnight : Ergg Chebbi

Day 3: Merzouga Sahara – Draa Valley – Anti Atlas Mountains – Ouarzazate – Marrakech

Rise early to witness the splendid sunrise in the heart of the desert, followed by a Moroccan breakfast. Then, return on camels to Merzouga, where your driver awaits you. The journey continues to Rissani, renowned for its bustling ethnic souk.

Afterward, travel to Alnif and follow the Draa Valley, offering picturesque views. Finally, make your way to Ouarzazate and cross the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, eventually arriving back in Marrakech. Your 3-day desert tour concludes with a drop-off at your accommodation or transfer to the Airport.

3-Day Marrakech Desert Tour Information:


  • Private 4×4 vehicle or minibus with A/C
  • English/Spanish speaking driver
  • Breakfasts & dinners
  • Camel ride


  • Flights
  • Lunches & drinks
  • Entrance fees to monuments (if applicable)


Please be aware that the proposed "3 Days Marrakech Desert Tour Itinerary" itinerary is simply a suggestion. If it doesn't align with your preferences or the duration of your stay, don't hesitate to get in touch with us.
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