Embrace the Enchantment of the Merzouga Desert: Unveiling Morocco's Sahara on a 2-Day Marrakech Desert Tour

2-day Marrakech Desert Tour
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2-Day Marrakech Desert Tour/1 Night Desert Camp




From $127/per person

The 2-Day Marrakech Desert Tour offers an unforgettable journey through the enchanting landscapes of Morocco. On this tour, you will embark on a thrilling adventure from Marrakech to Merzouga, where you will experience the mesmerizing beauty of the desert. 

The program itinerary includes a visit to the stunning Atlas Mountains, where you can admire the picturesque scenery and traditional Berber villages. You will also have the opportunity to explore the famous Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its impressive architecture. 

Moreover, the tour includes a camel trek through the golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, where you can witness a breathtaking sunset and spend a night under the starry desert sky in a traditional Berber camp. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and natural wonders of Morocco with this immersive 2-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga.

Program itinerary for a 2-day Marrakech Desert Tour:

Day 1:

  • Morning: Depart from Marrakech and head towards the High Atlas Mountains.
  • Mid-morning: Stop at the famous Tizi n’Tichka pass, the highest mountain pass in Morocco, and enjoy panoramic views.
  • Late morning: Continue the journey through the stunning landscapes of the Dadès Valley.
  • Lunch: Stop at a local restaurant and savor a delicious Moroccan lunch.
  • Afternoon: Visit the fascinating Todgha Gorges and explore the magnificent towering cliffs.
  • Evening: Arrive at Merzouga, a gateway to the Sahara Desert, and prepare for a camel trek.
  • Night: Enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner under the starry sky and spend the night at a desert camp in the Erg Chebbi dunes.

Day 2:

  • Morning: Wake up early to witness a breathtaking sunrise over the Sahara Desert.
  • Breakfast: Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the desert camp.
  • Morning: Return to Merzouga on a camelback ride and take in the peaceful beauty of the desert.
  • Mid-day: Depart from Merzouga and drive back to Marrakech.
  • Lunch: Stop.

Inclusions and exclusions for a typical 2-day Marrakech Desert Tour:


  • Round-trip transportation from Marrakech to the desert and back
  • Accommodation in a desert camp (typically in a private tent)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Camel trekking
  • Sandboarding (optional)
  • Stargazing
  • Berber music and entertainment


  • Personal expenses (such as souvenirs, tips, and drinks)
  • Travel insurance
  • Activities not listed above (such as quad biking or 4×4 excursions)

Additional considerations for booking a 2-day Marrakech Desert Tour:

  • The best time to go on a desert tour is in the spring or fall when the weather is mild and there are fewer crowds.
  • The desert can be very hot during the day and cold at night, so be sure to pack appropriate clothing.
  • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
  • Respect the desert environment and leave no trace.


Vital Note: Kindly note that the provided tour itinerary is merely a suggested plan. If it does not align with your specific preferences, please contact us. We are fully prepared to curate an alternative itinerary that caters to your individual preferences and the duration of your stay. Our expertise lies in creating personalized and tailor-made trips and excursions throughout the enchanting landscape of Morocco.

Pricing is subject to fluctuation based on the number of participants. The greater the number of individuals participating in the trip, the lower the cost per person. As the cost of transportation remains fixed, the total cost will be divided among all members of the group, ensuring a fair distribution that aligns with the chosen itinerary. Furthermore, our pricing model is thoughtfully designed to reflect the quality and level of accommodations you opt for.

Frequently Asked Questions for 2-day desert tour from Marrakech:

How close is Marrakech to the desert?
Marrakech is located approximately 200 kilometers away from the desert.

How long does it take to get to the desert from Marrakech?
The journey from Marrakech to the desert typically takes around 8 to 10 hours, depending on the specific tour and the route taken.

How much is the desert tour in Marrakech?
The cost of a 2-day Marrakech desert tour can vary depending on the tour operator, accommodations, and additional activities included. Generally, prices range from $100 to $300 per person.

Is the desert tour worth Morocco?
Absolutely! The Marrakech desert tour offers an unforgettable experience, allowing you to witness the breathtaking landscapes, explore traditional Berber villages, enjoy camel rides, and spend a magical night under the stars in a desert camp.

What are the highlights of a 2-Day Marrakech Desert Tour?
A 2-day Marrakech desert tour usually includes visiting iconic destinations such as the Atlas Mountains, Ait Ben Haddou, Ouarzazate.