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2 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert

2 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert

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2 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert


The 2 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga provides a very intense but captivating desert experience. This tour offers the opportunity to ride camels and traverse the mesmerizing Erg Chebbi dunes, witness the breathtaking sunset from a high dune, get into the culture and enjoy Berber music and storytelling around a campfire, and spend a night in a luxury desert camp.

Although the tour involves considerable driving on both days, those with more time are encouraged to consider the 3 days desert tour from Marrakech, which allows for a more relaxed journey to the desert. However, the 2 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga remains a great option for those looking for a taste of the magic of the Sahara Desert and an unforgettable overnight adventure.



Not Included

Additional information:

  1. We offer both standard and luxury accommodations. Please let us know what your preferences are and we will send you the available options.
  2. In addition to the first-class service, we have free wifi, water, pillows, and a wide variety of music in our vehicles for your amazing journey.
  3. Please contact us for the desired tour, pricing, and more information: [email protected]

Tour Plan:

Day 1: Marrakech » High Atlas » Ouarzazate » Dades Gorges » Merzouga Desert [563 km]

Get ready on a fantastic 2 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga. Our journey begins with a drive through the scenic High Atlas Mountains, passing by Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate. Marvel at the impressive Kasbahs and capture stunning photos along the way.

Continuing our adventure, we explore the picturesque Dades Gorges and make a stop at the breathtaking Todra Gorges. Enjoy the panoramic views of the natural beauty of the canyons.

After that, we will reach Erfoud to explore the city. Get ready for a camel trekking experience in the magical Erg Chebbi dunes of Merzouga. Witness a captivating sunset and arrive at a traditional desert camp. Enjoy a delicious dinner under the starlit sky and spend the night in comfortable nomad tents.

This 2 day tour from Marrakech offers a taste of the Sahara desert beauty, cultural encounters, and unforgettable moments, leaving you with cherished memories of your time in Morocco.

Day 2: Merzouga Desert » Ouarzazate » Marrakech [557 km]

After enjoying the mesmerizing sunrise, we will have breakfast in the camp and ride camels back to the Hotel. From there, we will begin our trip back to Marrakech, making a stop for a delicious lunch along the way. The scenic routes will take us to picturesque palm groves and charming villages. We will arrive in Marrakech and drop you off at your location hotel/riad, concluding the unforgettable 2 day tour from Marrakech to the Merzouga desert. 

Cherish the memories of the beauty of the Sahara Desert, the camel trek, and the enchanting landscapes that made this desert adventure truly amazing.

Tour Map:

Good To Know:

The 2 days desert tour Marrakech to Merzouga doesn’t necessarily have to strictly follow the path we laid down here. In other words, 2 days desert tour Marrakech to Merzouga can be customized the way you like it. A tour itinerary is only limited by imagination. If you have any suggestions, we are happy to include them in the itinerary. 

Also, if you are not familiar with Morocco, feel free to contact us so we can help you. We are always ready to hear from you as well as help you to make your decisions. 

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance from Marrakech to Merzouga is approximately 567 km, and the trip takes around 9 hours by car. This duration accounts for brief stops to capture panoramic views and photograph interesting sites along the way, ensuring you arrive at Merzouga Desert at the perfect time.

Our 2 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert exclusively offers a private option for a personalized and intimate experience.

The 2 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert commences and concludes at your hotel/riad in Marrakech, ensuring a seamless and convenient experience.

The camel ride to the camp typically spans approximately one hour, allowing you to savor the desert landscape on your journey.

To prioritize your comfort, we provide a fleet of comfortable vehicles, including the Toyota Prado Land Cruiser TX and Mercedes Benz Sprinter minibus for larger groups. We believe that a comfortable journey enhances your overall travel experience.

While the tents are always private, the distinction lies in the type of camp. In the standard camp, the bathroom is shared, whereas, in the luxury desert camp, the tents are private and equipped with ensuite bathrooms.

Certainly, we offer 4WD transportation to and from the camp for those who prefer not to experience the camel ride.

Yes, the camp is equipped with electricity sourced from solar panels, ensuring a sustainable and comfortable environment.

Here’s a checklist for your 2 days Morocco desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Scarf or Hat
  • Long jeans (comfortable for
  • Camel trek)
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Rugged sandals or shoes
  • Flip flops
  • Hand sanitizers
  • Portable charger
  • Small backpack for essentials
  • Wallet to secure valuables like phone and cards


Excellent experience in Morocco During the last months, I’ve been visiting Morocco quite often with groups. The experience, organisation, structures, activities as well as the support provided before, during and after the trip let us have an amazing experience. Drivers are always so skilled, professional and kind: worth-mentioning is especially Mustafa, with whom I travelled twice. Hope to see you soon again!
Sergio B
Sergio B
SIN DUDA UN VIAJE INOLVIDABLE Gracias a Hassan hemos podido ver todo lo que teníamos pendiente por ver. Nos ha organizado el viaje totalmente y nos ha explicado todos y cada uno de los paisajes y monumentos que íbamos recorriendo. En nuestro caso que somos españoles hemos podido comunicarnos perfectamente en español con él. Es una gran persona y estamos seguro de que cuando volvamos a Marruecos repetiremos con él. Ha hecho unas vacaciones inolvidables
Great experience! After a lot of research, we contacted Hassan for a 5-day desert trip with Best Morocco Travel and he was on time to respond to all our requests. From Marrakesh to the Sahara desert, the experience was impeccable. The well-planned itinerary, comfortable accommodation, and transportation provided by his agency deserves 5 stars. Our guide Hassan’s experience, knowledge and friendly behavior made it a perfect and unforgettable trip. I highly recommend traveling to Morocco for an amazing trip with Best Morocco Travel company.
Susanne N
Susanne N
Marokko 🇲🇦 2023 We booked a trip to Morocco for 10 days with Best Morocco Travels agency it was really unforgettable and Hassan was always responding on time and providing nice services. Mustafa our driver was exceptional. He expertly guided us through Casablanca, Rabat, Chefchaouen, Fes, Marrakech, the Sahara, and Berber villages and invited us to lunch with his family it was the best trip we have ever been on in our life. The itinerary was well organized, and the accommodation and local cuisine were top-notch. Moustapha local insights enriched our experience. Best Morocco Travel agency and Moustapha exceeded my expectations, making this trip a highlight of our trip. If you are planning to visit Morocco, we highly recommend their services, Thank you for the great experiences we will come back again. Susan and friends
Inesquecível!! Éramos seis amigas na nossa inesquecível viagem ao Marrocos, e nosso guia/motorista Hassan foi muito atencioso e prestativo, sempre pontual e pronto para atender às nossas solicitações. Excelente motorista, nos sentimos seguras durante toda a viagem. Van confortável e com wi-fi. Recomendo muito os seus serviços. O ponto alto da viagem foi nossa ida ao deserto e pernoite no acampamento. Experiência única e imperdível!
Sam M
Sam M
An Outstanding Cultural Tour I just completed a multiday tour with Hassan from Best Morocco Travel as my guide. Safely driving his comfortable vehicle while playing wonderful Moroccan music on his sound system, Hassan took me to many memorable destinations. He knows his country. He’s a bright young man with plenty of energy. His English language skills are impressive. If you’re fortunate to have Hassan as your guide, he will take great care of you. Hassan is THE guide to have when visiting Morocco. I recommend him without hesitation.
100% RECOMENDABLE. EXCELENTE Y PROFESIONAL. Hassan es súper profesional, puntual, confiable y atento. Hizo lo posible para que tuviésemos la mejor estadía en Marruecos. Hicimos un tour de 9 días excelente, fluido, muy bien organizado por Hassan y precioso. Además Hassan conduce de maravilla!!! El coche fue un 4 por 4 impecable y cómodo. Nuestros pedidos especiales, como salir a hacer trekking en la montaña, y cambio de itinerario durante el viaje fueron resueltos en forma expedida. Sin costo adicional, lo cual valoramos mucho. Muy flexible. Nos sentimos totalmente satisfechos y agradecidos. Recomendamos BEST MARROCCO TRAVEL 100%. MUCHÍSIMAS GRACIAS HASSAN!!!
Best 9 days trip in Morocco We had been in contact with Hassan from USA looking for trip in Morocco, Best Morocco Travel, was always very helpful and quick to answer our questions. The tour was the best introduction to Morocco and was very interesting, Mohamed, our private tour guide taught us much about the country and was answer all our questions. He was very enthusiastic and made the long trip fun and interesting. The accommodation was in the riads, and two desert glamping tents with ensuites. All dinners and breakfasts were provided and many of the meals were exceptional! Being at the edge of the Sahara was amazing. The dunes, and quad bike the camels and the experience was amazing! Best Morocco Travel has many smaller tours as well. We Booked the trip in this company because hassan answered quickly and help us to choose the tour. mohamed and their team looked after us very well. Thank you for a magic time in Morocco. We highly recommend this company at bestmoroccotravel.com And it would be more fun if you had Mohammed as your tour guide, we will come back again, thank you again.
Rosiele d
Rosiele d
Foi maravilhoso 🤩 Agência de extrema confiança, excelente atendimento! Procurei a agência porque me indicaram. Sou brasileira e optei por uma viagem internacional,vivi experiências incríveis.
Hannah & Vee
Hannah & Vee
Excellent service Excellent service! Hassan is extremely friendly, punctual and knowledgeable. He made sure we were well looked after wherever we went. Highly recommend this very comfortable, safe and efficient service. Would happily use again!