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3-Day Tour: Marrakech to Merzouga by Way of Dadès Valley plus Erg Chebbi Camel Trek

  • Hassle-free 3-day tour of Merzouga, Dades Valley, and Erg Chebbi from Marrakech
  • Explore the Atlas and Sahara with a guide to share their past and culture
  • Cover musts such as Tizi-n-Tichka, overnight in the desert, and camel rides
3-Day Tour: Marrakech to Merzouga by Way of Dadès Valley plus Erg Chebbi Camel Trek
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Standard Version ( STD )
Accommodation in private ensuite room in hotel Kasbah Chems in Boumalne Dades, & a private comfortable tent in Erg Chebbi Bedouin desert camp (Showers available at the lodge in Merzouga).
Luxury desert camp (DLX)
Accommodation in an air conditioned private ensuite room in hotel Kasbah Chems in Dades Valley and & private luxury tent in Erg Chebbi ( private bathroom and shower inside the tent).
Exploring Morocco’s Atlas Mountains and Sahara desert from Marrakech without a guide risks missing out on hidden places and even getting lost. Experience all the musts and more while learning about local history and culture on this 3-day trip. See Tizi-n-Tichka, the Dades Valley, and Ait Benhaddou, and ride camels to and from a Saharan overnight camp. Minivan transport, some meals, and optional upgrade to a deluxe desert tent included.
What to Expect
Book your preferred tour option and start your 3-day adventure with pickup from your Marrakech accommodation. Then, settle inside your shared, air-conditioned minivan and travel into the Atlas Mountains, passing Berber villages, orchards, and rugged valleys.

After crossing the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, visit the UNESCO-listed medieval fortified town of Ait Benhaddou kasbah before taking in the desert oasis of Skoura and staying overnight at Boumalne du Dades.

On the second day, trace the Road of 1,000 Kasbahs to Tinghir, and walk through an oasis to the spectacular Todra Gorge. After lunch at a local café and an afternoon visit to the holy city of Rissani, travel on to Merzouga on the fringes of the Sahara desert.

Then, take a late-afternoon camel trek toward Erg Chebbi, where you'll spend the night at a desert camp and enjoy dinner and local live music under the stars. Your final day begins with a stroll in the dunes and a desert breakfast before a return camel ride to Merzouga and journey back via Ouarzazate and the High Atlas to Marrakech, where your trip ends at the starting point.

See the Itinerary below for details of the full schedule and accommodation options.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Bucket List Experience!

The 3 day desert tour was absolutely amazing and definitely an experience that should be on your bucketlist! The whole trip is a lot of driving and the seats arent the most comfortable but it was 100% worth it! I also, liked how the drive...More

4  Thank arodger1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Keep the amazing images, forget the details of the trip!

Beautiful places, images, stories. The desert experience is undescribable. The problems we faced are following. First, lunch was not included in the price so we thought we could eat wherever we liked, but no. We were forced in cruppy restaurants by our guides and food...More

4  Thank ΜΑΡΙΑ Π
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile
Camel safari and trip to desert

A fantastic 3 day to with our guide Obama Hussain. I'm sure the 4 day would have been even better, but this was a great exposure to so much of what Morocco had to offer thanks to our guide. He introduced us to lots of...More

Thank zzyzzyx
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We had an incredible time with an amazing guide, Hussain. From his careful driving, to sharing of local knowledge we couldn't have asked for a better 3 day excursion. The trip itself is intense to cover in 3 days, however if you are short on...More

Thank Tash B
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had an amazing experience on this 3 day tour. It is really worthy for the price we paid, considering what was included (hotels, food, camel excursion, sightseeings, pools) Special thanks to our driver, Mohssine, who took after all of us all...More

Thank cardestin m
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18 July 2018|
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Response from RichB1 | Reviewed this property |
7:00 am Tuesday until 8:00 pm Thursday.
18 July 2018|
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Response from zzyzzyx | Reviewed this property |
Don't forget, they are very helpful when you contact them. And yes 7 and 7 seems about right.