Embark on a remarkable 3 days tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert, with a captivating stopover in Ouarzazate. Departing from Marrakech, you will journey through the stunning landscapes of the Atlas Mountains, passing through picturesque valleys and traditional Berber villages along the way.

Your first destination is the renowned city of Ouarzazate, often referred to as the “Hollywood of Morocco.” Explore the fascinating film studios and visit iconic film locations that have graced the silver screen in numerous international movies.

Continuing your journey, venture further into the vast desert landscapes, where the golden dunes of the Sahara await. Experience the thrill of riding a camel as you make your way through the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi dunes, immersing yourself in the serenity and beauty of the desert.

As night falls, you will arrive at a traditional desert camp nestled amidst the sand dunes. Delight in a magical evening under the starry sky, savoring a traditional Berber dinner and enjoying captivating music around a campfire. Allow the tranquility of the desert to envelop you as you spend the night in a comfortable desert camp, providing a unique and unforgettable experience.

On the final day, witness the breathtaking sunrise over the Sahara before embarking on your return journey to Marrakech. En route, pause to explore the charming village of Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its magnificent kasbahs and ancient architecture.

Your 3-day adventure concludes as you arrive back in Marrakech, filled with incredible memories of the Sahara Desert, Ouarzazate’s cinematic allure, and the enchanting landscapes that define this captivating region of Morocco.

Enjoy our attractions: 3 Days tour from Marrakech to Sahara

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Highlight of the Tour
  • Enjoy a peaceful camel ride through the Sahara Desert.
  • Relish the beauty of the sunset and sunrise.
  • Spend the night in your own desert tent in the Erg Chebbi dunes of Merzouga.
  • Experience the local culture by staying in charming riads and traditional guesthouses.
  • Explore two of Morocco’s famous kasbahs, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou and Kasbah Telouet.
  • Learn about Berber culture and the nomadic way of life.
  • Admire the stunning views of valleys, villages
  • Savor the palm groves while traveling through the Atlas Mountains on the way to the desert.
  • Visit the Todra Gorges and Dades Giant Canyons.
  • Revel in the fortified adobe village of Ait Benhaddou and Amridil.
  • Drive through the High Atlas Mountains, which reach an altitude of 2260m above sea level.
Ititnerary of: 3 Days tour from Marrakech to Sahara

We will rise early to commence our journey to Ait Benhaddou, making it a priority before our breakfast. To reach this renowned destination, we will traverse the scenic Tizi N Tichka mountain pass, unveiling the most famous Kasbah in Morocco. Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, captivates with its panoramic clay fortress adorned with exquisite architecture. Presently, this Kasbah is divided into two sections: one in ruins and the other still inhabited, showcasing a harmonious blend of nature and human ingenuity. Its otherworldly location grants it a mesmerizing allure. Our lunch will be savored amidst this remarkable setting. Ait Benhaddou Kasbah has attracted international recognition through its feature in numerous prominent films, further establishing its worthiness of your time, effort, and presence. In the afternoon, we will journey towards Dades Gorges, traversing breathtaking vistas along the way.

Following breakfast, we will embark on a journey to Todra Gorges, a narrow valley nestled between towering mountains. Here, we will be immersed in unforgettable moments, surrounded by panoramic mountain vistas and the serene beauty of the Oasis that adds a delightful touch to this tranquil valley. Our stay in Todra Gorges will extend until mid-day, allowing ample time to relish the surroundings before we enjoy a satisfying lunch.

From there, we will continue our expedition towards Merzouga, passing through Tinjdad, a vital center and village that holds significant economic importance in the area. Our route will take us through small Berber villages until we reach Erfoud, known as the city of fossils, where natural stones are transformed into exquisite decorative pieces. Our journey will also lead us through Rissani, a bustling city renowned for its vibrant market, before finally arriving in Merzouga, the gateway to the desert.

In Merzouga, we will embark on a camel ride through the golden dunes, venturing into the heart of the desert. There, we will spend a captivating night in a desert camp, surrounded by the awe-inspiring panorama of starlit skies. The evening will be filled with enchantment as we indulge in the rhythmic beats of the Berber drum, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

We will bid farewell to the Sahara Desert as our camels transport us back to Merzouga. From there, we will embark on a captivating journey through the Draa Valley, where we will have the opportunity to explore the sights of Rissani. The architectural marvels of palaces, gateways, and temples in Rissani offer ample opportunities for photography.

Continuing our tour, we will pass through Nqob and Tamnougalt before reaching Ouarzazate once again. You can enjoy a leisurely lunch at a café before we traverse the Atlas Mountains, making our way back to Marrakech, where our tour concludes. Expect to arrive in Marrakech around 8:00 p.m., marking the end of our memorable journey together.

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