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Moroccan Desert 3-Day Tour from Marrakech - with unbiased reviews

Moroccan Desert 3-Day Tour from Marrakech

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Overview
Crossing the High Atlas to the Sahara from Marrakech requires detailed planning to experience the region’s full beauty and history. This convenient tour wraps them up in three days, with a guide to make everything extra engaging. Navigate Tizi-n-Tichka pass to Ait Benhaddou and the movie town of Ouarzazate, plus ride camels and stay overnight at a bivouac camp in the Sahara’s Erg Chebbi dunes. Includes transport, accommodation, and convenient Marrakech pickup and drop-off.
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3 stops
Day 1
Marrakech to Rose Valley
Day 2
Rose Valley to Erg Chebbi desert
Day 3
Erg Chebbi Desert to Marrakech
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Highlights
  • See the best of the High Atlas and Sahara on a 3-day trip from Marrakech
  • Visit Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Todra, and more with insight from guide
  • Camel rides and night at desert camp in Sahara’s Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Great value: includes air-conditioned travel, accommodations, and some meals
What to Expect
Day 1: Marrakech to Rose Valley (D) After pickup in Marrakech, venture through the High Atlas, navigating Berber villages and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass to visit Ait Benhaddou kasbah. Following lunch (own expense), continue to Ouarzazate where you can explore Atlas Studios, Africa’s biggest movie studio, and Taourirt kasbah, a former Glaoui Dynasty stronghold. Then, travel via the Skoura Oasis and Amerhidil kasbah to the Rose Valley. Overnight: Kasbah Itran or similar Day 2: Rose Valley to Erg Chebbi (B, D) After breakfast, walk through the Todra Gorge before heading towards the Erg Chebbi Desert. On route, take photos of Tinghir’s palm groves before a stroll beside the Todra River and a mint tea. Then, pass the Anti Atlas on the way to Merzouga and Erg Chebbi’s dunes edging the Sahara, where you’ll ride a camel and overnight in a bivouac camp, with dinner and drum music under the stars. Overnight: Mohayut Bivouac camp or similar Day 3: Erg Chebbi to Marrakech (B) Wake up early for the sunrise and a mint tea before a camel ride to a kasbah hotel for breakfast and a shower. Then, return through the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech, where your adventure ends at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Marrakesh, Morocco
Duration
3 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Dinner
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Pick-up and Drop-off at Cafe du France located in the D'jemaa el Fna Square
  • Transport by air-conditioned/heated vehicle/fuel
  • Driver/guide
  • Private overnight accommodations
  • Camel trekking
  • Sand Boarding (Optional)
  • Bottled water
  • Scarf
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lunches and beverages
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Additional Info
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Small bag/back-pack with belongings for bivouac overnight suggested as will be carried on the camel. All luggage can travel with you on tour, and bulk of luggage will be stored and secured at hotel bordering desert.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Vehicle travel on day 3 back to Marrakech is 9-10 hours with stops
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
244Reviews
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By: Camel Safaries
Gemma F
92
Absolutely amazing experience
My partner and I couldn’t recommend this trip more. Our guide/driver mustapha was truly amazing. He was so kind,
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Diana G
11
Great guides, food, visit, stay, and service! My boots were sent back to me all the way to Mexico.
We took a private tour to the Sahara and had an amazing experience! Our guides were friendly and helpful since the
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David
11
An incredible experience for us and our children (boys. ages 9 and 13)!
Abdul our guide and Mohamed our driver were both amazing! They were punctual, professional, and met all of our
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Nicole J
London, United Kingdom
2019
Amazing trip with local insight
Can't recommend Camel Safaries enough! Our tour guide Khalid was amazing, patient and knowledgeable, answering our
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Kory G
22
Extraordinary
I just returned to Marrakech from a 4 day tour and am in awe of how incredible this experience was. Camel Safaries
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Fares
Madison, Wisconsin
11
Our trip to Morocco
The trip was really wonderful. Ali the Tour guide did a super job of putting together this itinerary for us. He
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Rta H
11
Marrakech Tour
Tour Moha and Mohammed gave us a beautiful experience to explore the country. The trip was well organized and the
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Fabricio Valente
State of Minas Gerais
11
The most amazing experience
This 3-days trip to the Moroccan desert was one of the best experiences I have ever had. From the description of
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Travellusted
Birmingham, United Kingdom
4636
Blessed with the experience!
The trip was well thought out and excellent. All the sights were brilliant. Mustapha customised the trip to our
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Ann H
11
An excellent adventure
Booked this desert 3-day tour for our trip in January. Our driver, Khalid, had fluent english and is very
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Key Details
  • Roses Valley, Erg Chebbi Desert, and 1 more
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Spanish
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