Let yourself be fascinated by the captivating Moroccan desert with this unforgettable excursion. The Merzouga to Marrakech 3 Day Trip will also give you the chance to visit the Berber villages.
Merzouga to Marrakech 3 Day Trip
Day 1: Fez - Ifrane - Azrou - Erfoud - Merzouga
After picking you up at your hotel or riad in Fez, we'll set out for the desert of Merzouga. On the way, we'll pass through towns such as Ifrane, "the Moroccan Switzerland". We'll also visit the landscapes of Azrou, one of the most captivating villages in this part of Africa.
We'll continue our route through the Valley and the Ziz Gorges to the bucolic Erfoud. At sunset, we'll take a camel ride through the Merzouga desert. Once we have recovered our strength with a dinner under the stars, we'll spend the night in a Haima camp.
Day 2: Merzouga - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley
Still captivated by the unforgettable experience of watching the sunrise over the dunes of Merzouga, we'll have breakfast and then start our route towards the Todra Gorges, whose incredible landscapes will leave us speechless!
Our day will end in the fascinating natural environment of the Dades Valley, where we'll have dinner and rest in a hotel until the next day.
Day 3: Dades Valley - Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech
Onc we've had breakfast at the hotel we'll go to Ouarzazate, and visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
After enjoying a few minutes of free time for lunch, we'll start our route through various Berber villages at the foot of the Atlas, one of the most important mountain ranges in Morocco. Around 6 pm we'll finally arrive in Marrakech.
When making your reservation you can choose from two different categories of accommodation: standard (2 and 3 stars) or superior (4 stars).
- Merzouga Desert (first night): standard haima camp (see pictures below).
- Dades Valley (second night): Babylon Hotel, Kasbah Tifawen, Auberge Panorama or similar
- Merzouga Desert (first night): upper haima camp (see images below).
- Dades Valley (second night): Xaluca Hotel, La Perle Du Dades, Auberge Chez Pierre, Ksar Sultan or similar.
Here you can see the photos of the two types of haima camps:
Types of rooms
In the hotels and desert camps, single rooms aren't available, they are always double rooms. If you prefer, triple or family rooms are also available. Standard rooms have common showers in the camp, while superior rooms have a private bathroom in the haimas and showers in the camp.
This tour includes a 50% discount for children between 2 and 10 years old. Children under 2 years old can take the tour for free. To take advantage of these offers you can contact us.
This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more
A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.
Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.
Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 75% of their maximum capacity.
At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 50% of the total maximum capacity.
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.
Private and exclusive excursion, there will be no other people in the group.
Pick up at the hotel, riad, airport or central location in Fez that you prefer.
Transport in 4x4 or minivan with air conditioning.
English speaking driver.
Two nights accommodation with half board (breakfast and dinner).
Fuel, tolls and all associated expenses.
Camel ride to get to the camp.
Food and drink.
When to book?
You can book up until 30 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.
No printing of documentation required.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
If you have any other questions please contact us.