3 Days From Ouarzazate To Merzouga Sahara Desert

3 Days From Ouarzazate To Merzouga Sahara Desert

3 Days / 2 nights
4x4 / minivan
Tour Type:
Desert Tours
Group size:
2 /6
Desert Camp
English, Spanish

Discover the beauty of Morocco with a private Sahara desert tour from Ouarzazate to the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi Desert. This 3-day adventure offers a unique experience, allowing you to immerse yourself in the Sahara’s enchanting landscapes. Marvel at the stunning desert landscape and spend a magical night under the twinkling stars in the heart of the desert of Erg chebbi. This private 3 days / 2 nights Ouarzazate desert tour offers a unique opportunity to connect with nature, indulge in a one-of-a-kind cultural experience, and create memories that will last a lifetime.


Highlights: 3 Days From Ouarzazate To Merzouga Sahara Desert

→ Over night in a Superior Camp in the Sahara Desert → Camel trekking in the dunes of Erg Chebbi → Visit of Draa Valley → Visit of Skoura → Visit of the Todra gorges
→ Visit of Desert of Ouzina → Visit of Rissani Market

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Tour Overview : 3 Days From Ouarzazate To Merzouga Sahara Desert

Imagine embarking on a thrilling adventure that takes you from the picturesque town of Ouarzazate deep into the heart of the Moroccan Sahara. This journey is an incredible blend of culture, nature, and the enchanting beauty of the desert. Buckle up as we take you on a 3 Days From Ouarzazate To Merzouga Sahara Desert , passing through the Kasbahs, Berber villages, oases, and concluding with an unforgettable night in a desert camp.

Itinerary: 3 Days From Ouarzazate To Merzouga Sahara Desert

Day 1: Ouarzazate - Skoura - Valley of Roses - Todra - Merzouga Desert :

Embark on an enchanting 3 days / 2 night from Ouarzazate to the captivating desert of Merzouga. Departing early in the morning, we'll traverse diverse landscapes and discover the natural wonders of Morocco. Our first stop is the picturesque oasis of Skoura, where we'll explore the magnificent Kasbah of Amridil. Immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural beauty of this ancient fortress.

Continuing our adventure, we'll venture through the Valley of Roses, marveling at the breathtaking scenery along the way. As we pass by adobe fortresses and the renowned Route of the Thousand Kasbahs, we'll arrive at the awe-inspiring Todra Gorges, where we'll break for a delicious lunch.

In the afternoon, our journey leads us to the mesmerizing dunes of Merzouga. Experience a truly unforgettable moment as you ride on the back of a camel for approximately an hour, traversing the golden sands of Erg Chebbi (250 m). From the summit of the dunes, soak in the mesmerizing sight of the desert sunset, a natural spectacle that will leave you in awe. Our magical evening continues as we arrive at the Erg Chebbi camp, where you'll indulge in a delightful dinner under the starlit sky, accompanied by a captivating live Berber music performance. Spend the night in a comfortable Berber Camp, drifting into slumber amidst the tranquility of the desert.

Day 2: Merzouga - Khamlia - Taouz - Ouzina

The second day of our 3 Days From Ouarzazate To Merzouga Sahara Desert tour is dedicated to the most spectacular part of the Eastern Sahara. We will drive with a 4x4 into the deep desert, visit nomadic villages.... We will follow the route and visit the famous town of Khamlia, where the Gnawa live, descendants of slaves from deep Africa, and we will enjoy their incredible folk music. Then we will drive in the footsteps of the old Dakar Rally. On the way we will stop to see the rock carvings of Taouz before ending the day in the desert of Ouzina, where we will have the opportunity to watch the sunset from the top of the dunes. (a hidden desert). Also, on this day you will have the opportunity to eat Berber pizza with a local family in a desert village.
Dinner and accommodation in a Kasbah Lodge in the middle of the desert.

Day 3: Ouzina - Rissani - Todra Gorges - Dades

After breakfast, we set off for the town of Rissani, the ancient Sijilmassa, the supply center for the ancient caravans from the Sahara. Rissani is one of the most symbolic places in the desert region of Merzouga, its market was one of the most active during the caravan routes. We continue towards Ouarzazate via Alnif, Tazarine, Nkob and Agdez. We visit the fascinating Draa Valley with its hundreds of Berber Kasbahs and millions of palm trees. Then we continue our way to Ouarzazate, the "Hollywood of Africa". Upon arrival in Ouarzazate, we will transfer you to your accommodation and end of our 3 Days From Ouarzazate To Merzouga Sahara Desert and our services.

Included: 3 Days From Ouarzazate To Merzouga Sahara Desert

  • Private vehicle 4x4/minivan with heating/air conditioning.
  • English-speaking driver/guide at your disposal all the time of the tour.
  • Fuel
  • Accommodation in a Berber camp in the desert of Erg Chebbi on half board (dinner and breakfast).
  • Accommodation in Kasbah Hotel in Ouzina on half board (dinner and breakfast).
  • Camel ride to/from the camp.
  • Pick up and transfer at any point in Ouarzazate that you indicate to us.

Not included:

  • Drinks
  • Meals not included in the previous section
  • Entrance fees to monuments and personal expenses.


  1. What is the best time of year to visit the Sahara Desert?
    • The best time to visit is during the cooler months, from October to April, to avoid extreme heat.
  2. Are there any age restrictions for the camel trek?
    • Most tours are suitable for all ages, but it's essential to check with the tour operator for specific age requirements.
  3. What should I pack for a trip to the desert?
    • Essentials include sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable clothing, and a good pair of walking shoes.
  4. Is it safe to travel to the desert of Merzouga?
    • Yes, it's generally safe for tourists, but it's advisable to follow the guidance of experienced tour guides and stay hydrated in the desert climate.