ouarzazate to merzouga tour

Ouarzazate to Merzouga tour 3 days

Visit Erg Chebbi from Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate to Merzouga tour 3 days

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The 3-day Ouarzazate to Merzouga tour will make you visit to the great dunes of Erg Chebbi. This Morocco desert trip is ideal for spending 2 nights in Merzouga, in a nomadic camp and living an authentic experience. Ready for adventure?

1st day of the Ouarzazate to Merzouga tour 3 days

Ouarzazate is a quiet city in southern Morocco. The architecture of the city is an exotic and enchanting setting. The surroundings of Ouarzazate are also worth a visit. This is why this 3-day Merzouga desert tour from Ouarzazate begins with a visit to the Skoura Oasis.

After this visit, the trip to the Moroccan desert continues through the Valley of Roses. The landscapes are magnificent. We stop at a local cooperative to discover rose products with proven benefits.

Then, you move towards the Dades Gorges. The landscapes change, the panoramic views of the mountains are very pretty. The road continues to the Todra Gorges. Here, we take a short walk between these majestic rock walls. Some of them rise more than 100m high. In the middle runs the watercourse. The program of this Ouarzazate to Merzouga tour then takes you to Erfoud, the “the capital of dates” of Morocco. You stop there for lunch. Arrival in Erg Chebbi is scheduled for the afternoon. You spend the night in a Sahara desert camp in Erg Chebbi. Sleeping in a tent in the Moroccan desert is a unique experience.

Merzouga desert trip from Ouarzazate : enjoy a day in Erg Chebbi

The second day of this 3-day Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert tour begins with breakfast at the camp in Erg Chebbi. Then, let’s go for a day trip to the Sahara. You leave in 4×4 with your driver-guide to visit the majestic dunes of Erg Chebbi. The landscapes are breathtaking. A stop is planned to discover fossils in the Moroccan desert. Your trip continues with very interesting visit of the Gnawas (traditional music). After that, during this 4×4 Morocco desert tour, you enjoy lunch in the middle of the desert.

In the afternoon, you meet nomads who install their tents in the Sahara. You have the chance to share a cup of tea with them under an open nomadic tent. This is one of the highlights of this Ouarzazate to Merzouga tour.

At the end of the day, you can enjoy sandsurfing on the dunes or a quad tour in Erg Chebbi. Then, dinner and music around a campfire. You spend a second night in the Erg Chebbi dunes. This Erg Chebbi tour from Ouarzazate is perfect for spending two nights in the Moroccan desert.

3rd day of the Ouarzazate desert tour to Merzouga

After breakfast at the camp in Merzouga, you begin the return of this Sahara tour from Ouarzazate.

You go through another route which will make you discover new landscapes and places to see.

The journey passes through Alnif and Tazzarine before arriving in the town of N’Kob, known for its numerous Kasbahs. The views are amazing: the desert plateau with acacia trees is home to mountains with surprising shapes.

In N’Kob, you enjoy a panoramic view of the palm grove. Then, you continue towards Agdz, a small village in southern Morocco located in the Drâa Valley. You continue through the Anti-Atlas mountains before arriving in Ouarzazate in the afternoon.

If you have more time, a 4-day Merzouga desert tour from Ouarzazate is also a nice idea for a trip to the Erg Chebbi desert.

  • The best time to do this 3-day desert tour from Ouarzazate is between mid-September and the end of May.

    During the summer, temperatures are very high.
  • There is a program of 3-day Merzouga desert trip from Ouarzazate

    Instead of spending two nights in the Sahara, it is possible to plan the first night at the Todra Gorges.

    This reduces the journey and you will sleep in a charming traditional riad the first night.
  • Ouarzazate desert tour - 2 nights camp
    What are the advantages of this tour?
    - the duration of this excursion from Ouarzazate allows you to spend a whole day in Merzouga.
    We therefore have time to make cultural visits, meet nomads or practice activities: hiking, quad biking, buggy.
    - you spend two nights in a desert camp in Erg Chebbi.

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  • Nights can be planned in a standard nomadic camp in Merzouga or in a luxury camp in Erg Chebbi.
  • What activities during this 3-day Ouarzazate to Merzouga tour?

    Spending a full day in the desert gives you the opportunity to do the following activities:

    - visit the nomads in the Sahara,
    - do a 4x4 excursion in the desert,
    - try sandsurf,
    - enjoy a quad tour or buggy ride,
    - a camel ride for the sunset,
    - do half day or a day of camel trekking in Merzouga,
    - enjoy a lunch in the middle of the desert;

    Tea with nomads and visit to the Gnawas are very popular. We can offer you a tailor-made program.


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