3 days tour from Errachidia to Marrakech

3 days desert tour from Errachidia to Marrakech


Embark on a captivating 3-day desert adventure from Errachidia to Marrakech, exploring the enchanting landscapes of Morocco. Witness the transition from fertile valleys to the golden dunes of Merzouga. Experience a sunset camel trek in the Erg Chebbi dunes, spend a night in a traditional desert camp, and wake up to the magical sunrise over the Sahara. So do not miss this unique 3 days tour from Errachidia to Marrakech.

Highlights of the 3 days tour from Errachidia to Marrakech

  • Enjoy a picturesque drive from Errachidia, soaking in the diverse landscapes of eastern Morocco.
  • Explore Erfoud, a town known for its fossil industry. Discover and learn about unique fossilized artefacts.
  • Embark on a camel ride into the Erg Chebbi dunes. Witness a breathtaking sunset, a highlight of the Sahara Desert.
  • Enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner at a desert campsite. Experience local hospitality under the starlit desert sky.
  • Witness the mesmerizing sunrise and sunset over the Sahara Desert.
  • Traverse the spectacular Todra Gorge, with its towering cliffs providing a dramatic backdrop. Take in the breathtaking canyon views and capture memorable photos.
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, an ancient kasbah with well-preserved mud-brick architecture. Wander through its narrow alleys and absorb the historical charm.

Suggested itinerary for the 3 days desert tour from Errachidia:

1st Day: Errachidia to Merzouga

The 3 days desert tour from Errachidia to Marrakech begins in Errachidia, and as you travel, you’ll witness the changing landscapes from more fertile areas to the beginnings of the desert. The drive itself can be quite scenic. In Erfoud, take the opportunity to explore the town. Erfoud is well-known for its fossil workshops, where you can discover unique geological artefacts and learn about the region’s rich fossil history.

Arriving in Merzouga, you’ll be greeted by the towering dunes of Erg Chebbi. The highlight of the day is the camel trek into the dunes. Riding camels, you’ll venture deep into the Sahara to witness a breathtaking sunset. The evening continues with a traditional Berber dinner at the desert camp, complete with music around a campfire.

2nd Day: Merzouga to Ouarzazate

 Wake up early to catch the sunrise over the dunes. The play of colours on the sand is a mesmerising and tranquil experience. After that, the 3 days desert tour from Errachidia to Marrakech takes us to Rissani, a town known for its vibrant and medieval market. Stroll through the market, interact with locals, and perhaps pick some souvenirs. Later on, we depart for Ouarzazate, and on the way, pass through the Todra Gorge. This geological wonder with its towering cliffs is a great spot for photos and a bit of exploration, then drive through the Roses Valley arriving at Ouarzazate for the night.

3rd Day: Ouarzazate Sightseeing – Marrakech

 The 3 days tour from Errachidia to Marrakech last day begins by delving into Ouarzazate’s history. Visit the Taourirt Kasbah, an ancient fortress, and the Atlas Film Studios, which have been the backdrop for many famous movies. After that, we continue driving to Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This ancient kasbah offers a step back in time, with its well-preserved architecture. Take your time exploring the narrow alleys and soaking in the atmosphere. Then, we drive through the High Atlas Mountains is not just a means of transportation but a scenic adventure. The Tizi n’Tichka pass provides panoramic views of the rugged mountainous terrain. As you arrive in Marrakech, the bustling city welcomes you.

This detailed 3 days tour from Errachidia to Marrakech offers a more comprehensive experience at each location, allowing you to immerse yourself in the region’s culture, history, and natural beauty. Adjustments can always be made based on your preferences.

Included in the 2 days desert tour from Errachidia

  • All hotel/riad transfers.
  • Private travel from Errachidia 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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