3 days of circular desert tour, from Marrakech

→ Departure: Marrakech
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→ Summary: Circular tour of 3 days and 2 nights, departing from Marrakech and ending in the same city. Along the way, we visit places of great historical and natural interest, such as Ait Ben Haddou and the Todra Gorges. And as a great goal, the desert of Merzouga and its Erg Chebbi dunes.

Free Cancellation Cancel free of charge up to 3 days before the activity. Late cancellations, late arrivals or no-shows will not be refunded.

Meeting point Meeting at 7:30 am at Café de France, Jemaa el Fna Square (You must arrive in advance as it is a group tour and you cannot wait for each other. Outside the Medina: Pick-up available at an additional cost of 10 to 40 euros, depending on distance.

3 days of circular desert tour, from Marrakech


  • Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley
  • Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Erg Chebbi
  • Day 3: Erg Chebbi – Marrakech


Tour type: Group

Standard accommodation


Single Room Supplement

Children from 5 to 10 years old
35% dto
Children under 5 years old
Not allowed

Superior accommodations


Single Room Supplement 60€

Children from 5 to 10 years old
35% dto
Children under 5 years old
Not allowed

What will we see on the tour?

Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley

Departure from our meeting point in Marrakech and the start of the road trip through the High Atlas Mountains. We will cross this mountain range via the Tizi n’Tichka pass (2,260 meters above sea level) and descend to Ait Ben Haddou. Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site and continue to Ouarzazate.

Following that, we will embark on a journey through the Dades Valley, also known by two other evocative names: the Valley of Roses and the Route of a Thousand Kasbahs, due to the numerous rose gardens and Berber fortresses. We will stop for the night at a hotel in one of the villages in the valley.

Day’s itinerary:

  • Dades Valley
  • Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in the Dades Valley
  • Departure from Marrakech by road
  • High Atlas (Tizi n’Tichka pass)
  • Ait Ben Haddou
  • Ouarzazate

Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Erg Chebbi

Continuing our journey, we will proceed through the Dades Valley to the Todra Gorges, a spectacular natural enclave known for its narrow and steep rocky canyon. We will then continue to Erfoud, a gateway to the desert famous for its dinosaur fossils.

A little later, in Merzouga, we will mount camels to explore the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi and reach our accommodation: a desert camp of Berber tents in the heart of the desert. Dinner and overnight stay in this unique setting.

Day’s itinerary:

  • Breakfast at the hotel in the Dades Valley
  • Continuation of the road trip
  • Todra Gorges
  • Erfoud
  • Merzouga: Camel excursion through the Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Dinner and overnight stay at a desert camp in Erg Chebbi

Day 3: Erg Chebbi – Marrakech

On this third day, we will rise early to witness the magical sunrise over the Erg Chebbi dunes. Afterward, we will return to Merzouga and begin our journey back to Marrakech. It’s a long drive, but we will make the necessary stops to rest, have meals, and make the journey more enjoyable. We will arrive in Marrakech late in the day, concluding at the designated location.

Day’s itinerary:

  • Sunrise over the Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Breakfast at the desert camp
  • Return to Merzouga, crossing the Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Resumption of the road trip
  • Arrival in Marrakech late in the day
  • End of our services

Frequently Asked Questions (Important)

Making a reservation is easy and quick. Simply select your desired date on our interactive calendar; days marked in green indicate tour availability. Then, choose the number of participants for the tour and click “Book Now”. The next step is to fill out the form with your details and select your preferred payment method, which can be either bank transfer or credit card. Please note that reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance to be considered valid.

We offer double, triple, and family room options for those who prefer. All are designed to ensure comfort and a cozy atmosphere for our guests.

Standard and superior tents are located in completely separate areas to offer different experiences. Superior tents have the added benefit of a private bathroom and shower. They also differ in interior decoration, offering a more luxurious and detailed touch, and in the quality of the food, with more exquisite and varied gastronomic options.

Yes, a minimum of 4 participants is required for a group tour to take place. If this number is not reached, we will notify you in time to refund your deposit. Additionally, we offer the option to take the tour privately if you wish. This policy ensures the best possible experience for all our clients.

Each day’s adventures begin around 8 AM. This early start allows us to make the most of the daylight to enjoy all the planned activities.

The camel ride experience lasts about an hour to reach the camp. The next day, we will make the same journey back, enjoying new perspectives of the landscape.

Of course, you can bring your luggage, which will be safe in the vehicle or at the hotel. For camel rides, you can only bring a backpack with essentials.

While some establishments may accept cards, it is advisable to carry cash as not all places have this facility.

The cost of meals ranges from 7 to 12 euros, depending on the menu option you choose. It’s a great opportunity to taste the local cuisine at affordable prices.

Absolutely. Just mention it in the comments when making the reservation and communicate it to the guide to make the necessary arrangements.

In some higher-category camps, WiFi is offered, but its functionality is limited to sending and receiving messages and may be irregular. For a constant connection, we suggest purchasing a local SIM card or an eSIM through the AIRALO app, which offers economical and effective data plans.

Yes, all accommodations have hot water. However, you may need to wait a bit as we use solar energy and other sustainable technologies.

Of course, children can enjoy the camel ride. Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult on the same camel to ensure their safety and comfort.


  • Pickup and transfer to the starting and ending points of the route in Marrakech
  • Road transportation during the circuit
  • Driver fluent in the language of the group
  • Dinner, overnight stay, and breakfast at a hotel in the Dades Valley
  • Dinner, overnight stay, and breakfast at a desert camp in the Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Camel excursion through the Erg Chebbi dunes


  • International arrival and departure flights
  • Pickup or transfer to a different location than the established meeting point
  • Midday lunches
  • Beverages
  • Tips
  • Entrance fees to museums and monuments
3 days of circular desert tour, from Marrakech


Continuing from where we left off, here’s the translation and improved presentation of the remaining accommodation options:

Standard Accommodation During the Journey:

Superior Accommodation During the Journey:


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