3-day Sahara Desert from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi dunes Overview

Take a 3-day Sahara Desert from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi dunes and explore the real Morocco. marrakech desert tours 3 days is one of the best and popular excursions that the tourists prefer in Morocco. Travel agents offer it as one of the main excursions in their collections. The quality of the trek is almost the same whether the agent changes or not. What makes the difference is the long partnership of the contributing parties (guides, restaurants, accommodation…). Our agent has been offering this tour, as one of the popular ones, for a long time that our clients receive special treatment. The 3 day morocco desert tour goes through many places and many fascinating landscapes where you can stop to explore people’s lifestyle and learn about the culture.  In this 3 day desert tour from marrakech to merzouga, you will enjoy breath taking scenery ranging from snow topped Atlas Mountains to the color changing sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Aït Ben haddou kashbah, camel trek and spending the night in Merzouga desert camp under a Berber tent, you will realize this 3 days tour from marrakech to merzouga is really worth it!

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Morocco Explore Tours; 3-day Sahara Desert from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi dunes:

Here are the 3 days trips from marrakech to merzouga highlights:

  • Experience and enjoy the fascinating landscapes between Marrakech and Merzouga.
  • Stroll for a short time in Dades and Todra Gorges.
  • Drive through the fascinating Tizi N’Tichka pass in the High Atlas Mounatins.
  • Explore Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou (a UNESCO World Heritage).
  • Visit the famous Film Studios in Ouarzazate and Touarirt Kasbah .
  • Travel through the wonderful Valley of 1000 kasbahs.
  • Ride camels and spend the overnight camping in a Berber tent.

This is the itinerary of the 3 days from marrakech to merzouga:

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Dades Valley 346km

We will start our 3 day sahara desert tour from marrakech by picking you up from the accommodation at 8 am before you start journey for the first day of the tour. After leaving Marrakech, you will head to Dades Gorges traveling through Tizi N’Tichka pass which is 260 meters high over the High Atlas Mountains. On the way, you will travel through some traditional Berber villages. The 3 days tour from marrakech continues by traveling to visit Kasah Ait Ben Haddou. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At the foothills of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, we will have a break for lunch before we travel through Skoura and the Valley of Roses to Dades Gorges where we will spend the night in a traditional kasbah.

Day 2: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorge – Merzouga 271km

On the second day of your morocco 3 day tour we will start by having breakfast. Followed by leaving Dades gorges towards Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga. On the way, there are many Berber villages scattered. During our 3 day desert trip from marrakech, we will travel through Todra Gorges, Tenghir, Tinjdad and Erfoud where you will start feeling the Sahara Desert by seeing the oasis of Tafilalt. After that, we will proceed the 3 day tour from marrakech to merzouga desert with heading to a hotel in Merzouga. We will make our way to Erg Chebbi dunes after a short break and sip a glass of mint tea. You will ride camels to your destination. While you are riding camels, you will enjoy the lovely sunset and take pictures over the golden high dunes. In a nomad tent, where you will be served dinner, you will spend the night and admire Berber music and drums being played around the campfire around the campfire.

Day 3: Merzouga – Agdez – Marrakech 561km

On the last day of your desert tour marrakech 3 days in the early morning, we will wake up to witness the amazing sunrise over the high dunes of Erg Chebbi. After that, we will make our way back to Merzouga where you will have your breakfast and a refreshing shower at the hotel. The morocco desert tours 3 days continues with driving through various areas and Berber villages including Alnif, Tazarine and N’kob. After reaching Ouarzazate, we will travel back to Marrakech. In the evening, we will arrive at our destination. by this our 3 day marrakech desert tour will end, we wish you a good flight 🙂 .



  • The 4 days Marrakech desert tour is highly recommended whenever that is possible (especially if you are traveling with young kids).
  • If the 3 day merzouga tour itinerary that we offer do not match what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will prepare a trip to suit your needs and requirements.

Included in this marrakech to sahara desert 3 days:

  • Private A/C Comfortable Vehicle + fuel
  • Hotels
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Dinner and Breakfast are daily included
  • Free time to explore the sites, Breaks for photos,…Etc

Not included in this Morocco 3 day desert tours:

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Entrance fees to monuments, studios, and Kasbahs

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