2 days desert tour from Ouarzazate

2 days desert tour from Ouarzazate


Embark on a captivating 2-day desert tour from Ouarzazate to the enchanting Merzouga desert. Highlights include exploring historic Kasbahs, traversing the stunning Todra River Gorges, witnessing breathtaking sunsets and sunrises over the dunes, and immersing in Berber hospitality at a traditional desert camp. Experience the vibrant Rissani market, traverse the picturesque Draa Valley, and marvel at scenic mountain passes. This tour 2 days tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga offers a perfect blend of cultural immersion and natural beauty, promising an unforgettable desert adventure in Morocco.

Highlights of the 2 days tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga

  • Traverse through the scenic Skoura palm grove, a lush oasis offering a picturesque backdrop of swaying palm trees and traditional adobe dwellings.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of the Todra River Gorges, where towering canyon walls carved by millennia of erosion create a dramatic and awe-inspiring landscape.
  • Witness the spectacular sunset from the towering dunes of Merzouga, as the golden hues of twilight paint the desert landscape in a mesmerizing display of colours.
  • Explore the bustling Rissani market, where vibrant colours, exotic aromas, and lively activity converge to create a sensory feast for the senses, offering a glimpse into the vibrant culture of southern Morocco.
  • Journey through the picturesque Draa Valley, renowned for its lush date palm groves, ancient kasbahs, and stunning desert landscapes, providing a serene and captivating backdrop for our travels.

Suggested itinerary for the 2 days desert tour from Ouarzazate:

Day 1: Ouarzazate – Todra River Gorges – Merzouga Desert

Embark on a captivating 2 desert tour from Ouarzazate to the enchanting dunes of Merzouga, traversing the scenic Skoura palm grove and pausing at the historic Amridil Kasbah to immerse ourselves in the architectural marvels of the region. Continuing along the famed route of the thousand Kasbahs, we venture through the picturesque Valley of the Roses and the rugged terrain of the Dades Valley until we reach the awe-inspiring Todra River Gorges, where a delightful lunch awaits. As the afternoon unfolds, our expedition of 2 days desert tour from Ouarzazate carries us towards the majestic dunes of Merzouga, offering a breathtaking spectacle of the sunset from atop the dunes. Concluding the day with a sumptuous dinner and restful accommodations in fully equipped tents, our journey promises an unforgettable experience amidst the splendour of Morocco’s desert landscape.

Day 2: Merzouga Desert – Rissani – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate

Awaken to the magical dawn over the serene dunes surrounding our camp, setting the stage for another day of exploration. Continuing our desert odyssey of 2 days tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga Sahara via the historic city of Rissani, the birthplace of the Allaouit dynasty, we delve into the rich cultural tapestry of Morocco. Rissani’s renowned traditional market beckons with its vibrant atmosphere, offering a glimpse into the heart of local life. Journeying onward, we traverse through quaint Berber villages such as Alnif, Tazarine, and Nkob, before arriving at the expansive Draa Valley, the largest valley in Morocco. Passing through the scenic landscapes of the anti-Atlas Mountains, including the mountain pass of Tizi-n-Tinifififft at 1660 meters altitude, our route leads us back to Ouarzazate, where our remarkable two-day desert tour from Ouarzazate culminates, leaving us with cherished memories and a deep appreciation for the wonders of the Moroccan desert and way of living.

This  2 days tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga is flexible. Get in touch and we make it suitable for you.

Included in the 2 days desert tour from Ouarzazate

  • All hotel/riad transfers.
  • Private travel from Ouarzazate in a comfortable A/C vehicle.
  • English-speaking driver/guide.
  • All dinners and breakfasts.
  • Camel excursion to Merzouga camp.
  • Comfortable accommodation in riad/hotel and Sahara camp.

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