Best 2 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Tour

Breathtaking 2 days of Desert from Marrakech to Merzouga

Your private 2 Days Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert is your best chance to see Morocco’s Sahara Desert at a glance. This is the Amazing Marrakech desert trip; it will introduce you to the Saharan landscapes of Draa Valley and the Merzouga desert. Drive across the High Atlas Mountains with its Berber villages and walk to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, ride your camels while watching a spectacular sunset. At night, join the nomads playing drums around the campfire under millions of shining stars. That would be the highlight of your Marrakech to Merzouga 2 days desert trip.

2 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech To Merzouga Overview:

2 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Tour Overview: this is ideal for people who have very limited time in Morocco, This itinerary of 2 days from Marrakech to Merzouga tour provides a mix of cultural, historical, and natural experiences and is a great way to experience Morocco’s stunning landscape and rich history. Would you like to do and enjoy the Moroccan camel ride & spend an unforgettable in a Sahara desert camp, with a campfire and stargazing under the clear desert sky in the Sahara desert under starry sky?

During the 2 days Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga of our Morocco Desert Tour:

  • Depart from Marrakech and drive to the High Atlas Mountains, taking in the scenic views along the way.
  • Visit the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Morocco’s most famous film locations.
  • Continue the drive to the desert town of Ouarzazate, known as the “Gateway to the Desert”.
  • Stop at the Skoura oasis, surrounded by palm trees and dotted with traditional Kasbahs.
  • Continue the drive to Merzouga, passing by the Todra Gorge and the Dades Valley, both offering stunning scenery.
  • Arrive in Merzouga and embark on a camel trek into the desert, with a stop to witness the sunset over the dunes.
  • Spend the night in a traditional desert camp, with a campfire and stargazing under the clear desert sky.

2 day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga highlights :

Highlights of the 2-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga include:

  • Driving through the scenic Atlas Mountains.
  • Exploring the UNESCO site of Ait Benhaddou.
  • Witnessing the stunning Dades and Todra Gorges.
  • Experiencing camel trekking in the Sahara Desert.
  • visit the traditional Berber villages along the way.
  • Capturing breathtaking sunsets and sunrises over the dunes of Merzouga.
  • Spend the night in a Berber camp in the Sahara desert.
  • Passing through the Draa Valley and its palm groves.
  • See Rose Valley.

2 days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert Info:

  • + Duration:  2 Days & 1 Night
  • + Departure:  08:00 am
  • + Starting Location:  Marrakech
  • + Ending Location:  Marrakech

Itinerary of 2 days from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Tour:

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Agdez – Merzouga

We pick up you from your Riad or hotel in Marrakech at 7:00 AM and start our 2 Days Tour from Marrakech to the Merzouga desert of Morocco desert tours, although the desert journey can take up to 8 hours by private car, we drive from Marrakech to Merzouga desert. The Marrakech Desert trip is a long journey, driving to cover a distance of approximately 450 km. Includes crossing the High Atlas Mountains, Stopping at the Tizi n’Tichka Pass for a scenic view, and visiting the traditional Berber villages along the way.

Then we visit Ait Benhaddou a UNESCO World Heritage site, known for its traditional earthen architecture and its use as a location for many films and television series such as The Gladiator, The Mummy, Kingdom of Heaven, and Game of Thrones. After lunch in a local restaurant there. we pass through the city of Ouarzazate known as the Hollywood of Africa and drive through the palm groves of Skoura. Continue to Merzouga passes through several valleys, including the Draa Valley, Dades Valley, and Todra Valley. The route offers a unique and great opportunity to explore the natural beauty of southern Morocco and the stunning landscapes of the Anti-Atlas Mountains. 

In the late evening, you will reach the Sahara desert and start with a scenic desert camel ride through the Sahara desert for a 1-hour camel trek to the Sahara desert camp, where you can watch the sunset and enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of the dunes. and having a Camping Experience: spending one 1-night camping in traditional Berber tents, which offer a unique way to experience the desert and its culture. Overnight stays in a Private Sahara Camp, with the opportunity to experience the nomadic lifestyle.

Day 2: Merzouga – Rose Valley – Tizi-N’Ticha - Marrakech

You will be woken early morning to enjoy the amazing sunrise on the top of the Merzouga dunes, famous for their towering dunes and magical Sahara Desert landscape, and marvel at the mesmerizing desert scenery and take in the tranquility of the Sahara. After a shower and breakfast in the Sahara camp. You ride your camel back or by car, it is your choice, and meet your driver to start the second day of our 2-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, Day 2 of your Marrakech desert tour itinerary involves traveling from Merzouga to Marrakech, passing through Rissani.

The journey takes approximately 6-7 hours and covers a distance of around 500 km. crossing Draa Valley known as a scenic valley famous for its palm groves and traditional kasbahs. Have a break for lunch in Ouarzazate: a city known as the “Gate of the Desert” and a hub for film production, often referred to as the “Hollywood of Morocco.”  After lunch, we take a quick stop for pictures at the renowned Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site featuring ancient kasbahs and stunning architecture.  

We take the road back to Marrakech, the way from Ait Ben Haddou to Marrakech is approximately 180 km and it takes about 4 hours. From Ait Ben Haddou to Marrakech passes through the scenic Atlas Mountains and the Tizi n’Tichka pass, providing an opportunity to see traditional Berber villages and stunning landscapes. The final destination is Marrakech. We arrive there around 6 or 7 pm, and your driver will drop off you at your riad. It will be the end of your 2-day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga.

2-Day Desert Tour Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara price:

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What to Bring for 2-Day Desert Tour Marrakech to Merzouga:

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • Umbrella.
  • Valid passport for 6 months.

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Morocco

Additional info of Marrakech to Merzouga Desert 2 Days Tour:

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Vegetarian options are available, please let us know at the time of booking if required.
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase).
  • It can be cold at night and in the winter so please bring appropriate clothing.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
  • Quad & Buggy driving in dunes are not included in the price but is possible to add them as an extra.

Know Before You Go for 2 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga:

  • How to book?  Send us a booking demand through our booking structure, and we will reply within 12 hours, in case you don’t get noticed by us, you should check your trash inbox resend us a text message / call us.
  • How to pay for the tour?  To confirm the 2-Day Desert Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga or activity, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is due in cash at the pick-up, to be paid to your driver in Dollars or equivalent in Euros or dirhams.
  • Is it possible to pay the total with PayPal?  Normally we ask for the balance payments in cash because PayPal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s an international institution. We can in some cases accept the full payment via PayPal however a 5% fee will be applied to cover the extra transaction charges. In case you are considering this method, it is best to arrange the payment before the tour.
  • Cancelation Policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 15 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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 If the itinerary of the 2-Day Tour from Marrakech to the Merzouga desert, that we offer does not match what you’re looking for, contact us, and Lovely Morocco Tours Team will prepare the trip to your needs and requirement.

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