2 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

The 2 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert will allow you to experience the camel ride and Berber camping. Check out our program below, use navigation buttons.


2 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga overview

You are in Marrakech, and you want to experience the camel ride and camping in the desert. Our 2 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga is the best plan. It almost takes 8h to 9 from Marrakech to Merzouga. Therefore, our 2-day desert trip will start early in the morning along the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs. In the afternoon, we will arrive at Merzouga with a welcoming Berber tea before we ride the camels to spend a magical night around the Erg Chebbi dunes.

This trip is more about driving than exploring. Therefore, if you have more days, we recommend you check out our 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga.


Tour highlights

  • Visit The kasbah Ait-Benhaddou
  • Atlas Studio & Kasbah Taourirt
  • Sahara Camel trek excursion
  • Sunset camel ride
  • Overnight desert campSunrise camel ride
  • Visit Ouarzazate & its film studios


Both includes and excludes


  • Pick up from hotel in Marrakech on the morning of the tour
  • Modern air conditioned vehicle
  • Visit Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
  • Camel treks from Zagora to desert camp and back
  • 1 night in a standard traditional desert camp
  • Breakfasts and evening meals
  • Complimentary airport transfers from Marrakech airport to your hotel in Marrakech on the day of your arrival into Marrakech.


  • Alcoholic & fresh drinks
  • personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Lunch meal
  • Entrance fees optional visits

The itinerary of the 2-day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga.

Day 1: Marrakech- Ait Ben Haddou – Merzouga.

Your 2 day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga will begin with your driver from Morocco Sahara Trips company picking you up early in the morning at your hotel/riad in Marrakech and departing to the High Atlas mountains, passing through Tizi N’Tichka port with stops for panoramic views and photographing the Berber villages and its beautiful landscape.

Afterward, we proceed to Ait ben Haddou (fortified town), a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1986, where many renowned films have been shot, including Game of Thrones, Gladiator, The Jewel of the Nile, The Mummy…

Then we’ll continue on to the desert to the stunning dunes of Merzouga, where we’ll experience Camel trekking through the golden Erg Chebbi desert with a stop to watch the incredible sunset over the dunes, try Sandboarding in the sand if you’re interested, and enjoy the beautiful landscapes… until the sun goes down.

Next go to Berber Camp Merzouga, where you will be met with a drink of mint tea and will be able to rest until dinner time, after which there will be some traditional Berber drumming music around the fire, observe a magnificent starry sky, and finally sleep in a nomadic tented camp.

Day 2: Merzouga Desert – Rissani – Atlas Mountains – Marrakech 

After witnessing the desert sunrise, we return to Merzouga on camels or, alternatively, in a 4×4 vehicle. After breakfast and a quick shower in the hotel, we begin our return trip to Marrakech, passing through the Berber villages of the Atlas Mountains (Nkoub, Agdez, etc.). This marks the conclusion of our 2-day desert excursion from Marrakech to Merzouga.

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