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2 Days Tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga Desert

2 Days Tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga Desert

2 Days Tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga Desert


The 2 days tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert, where you’ll immerse yourself in the culture, landscapes, and hospitality of Morocco. Departing from Ouarzazate, known as the “Hollywood of Morocco,” our journey begins with exploration of the Roses Valley and quaint Berber villages like Skoura, El Kelaa des MGouna, and Boumalne Dades. Passing through Tinghir, Todra Gorges, and Erfoud, we’ll arrive in Merzouga, the gateway to the desert.

In Merzouga, your camel awaits to transport you to a Berber camp, where you’ll spend the night, embracing the nomadic Berber lifestyle under the stars. On the final day, our adventure continues through Agdz, Alnif, Tazarine, and the captivating Draa Valley, adorned with hundreds of Berber Kasbahs. Our journey concludes in Ouarzazate late in the afternoon, leaving you with cherished memories of Morocco diverse landscapes and warm hospitality. Book your trip today!


Day 1: Ouarzazate – Roses Valley – Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga Desert

The 2 days tour from Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert as we set off around 08:00 towards the mesmerizing Merzouga Desert. Along the way, we’ll traverse the Skoura Oasis and Roses Valley, renowned for its vibrant Festival of Roses. Passing through quaint Berber villages like Skoura, El Kelaa des M’Gouna, and Boumalne Dades, we’ll journey towards Merzouga, home to the imposing Erg Chebbi dunes, one of Morocco largest wind-blown dunes.

Our route unveils a diverse tapestry of landscapes, from majestic mountains to verdant valleys and palm groves, culminating in the vast expanse of the desert. En route, we’ll visit the stunning Todra Gorge, where cliffs soar to heights of 600m and stand just 10m apart. Continuing our journey, we’ll pass through Berber villages, with the option to stop for lunch in Tinjdad or proceed to Erfoud, known as the capital of fossils and dates.

After lunch, we’ll drive to Merzouga, where our camel trek awaits. Mounted on camels, we’ll traverse the dunes to reach a Berber camp nestled in an oasis amidst the sands of Erg Chebbi. Spanning 20 km in length and 5 km in width, these dunes are renowned as the highest in North Africa, offering a unique and diverse environment. Our camel trek to the camp takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, where we’ll settle into Berber tents equipped with all amenities, ensuring a comfortable stay. As the sun dips behind the dunes, enjoy a nomadic Berber dinner amidst the desert ambiance. After dinner, gather around the campfire to savor the mesmerizing rhythms of traditional Berber drums under the starlit sky, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Day 2: Merzouga Desert – Tazarine – Draa Valley – Agdz – Ouarzazate

Wake up early to witness what may be the most breathtaking sunrise of your life, as your camel man guides you back to the village of Merzouga. Along the way, marvel at the ever-changing beauty of the Erg Chebbi dunes, their contours shifting with the light as the day unfolds. Upon your late-morning arrival in Merzouga, indulge in a delicious breakfast at the hotel.

After breakfast, we’ll depart for the Draa Valley, home to Morocco longest river, adorned with quaint villages and hidden kasbahs. Our journey will be punctuated by stops to admire the awe-inspiring landscapes and unique geological formations. From the enchanting allure of the vast desert to the picturesque green valleys and traditional villages, you’ll be captivated by the diverse landscapes we traverse.

Crossing the Anti Atlas Mountains, we’ll arrive in Ouarzazate in the afternoon, where our unforgettable 2 days tour from Ouarzazate concludes. Reflect on the memories made and the landscapes explored, knowing that the beauty of Morocco desert will remain etched in your heart forever.


  • Private tour & Transportation with A/C and seat-belt.
  • Pick you up & drop off at your accommodation in Ouarzazate.
  • 1 night accommodation in desert camp.
  • Experienced driver/guide English speaking.
  • Fuel, tolls and all associated expenses.
    Dinner and breakfast (Vegetarians are welcome).
  • Camel warden.
  • Camel ride for 1 hour. (If you are not interested to ride the camels, it is possible to drive you to the camp with the 4×4).
  • Sand boards (available in the camp without charge).

Not Included

  • Airfare (Flight Ticket)
    Noon meal. (Possibility of picnic or restaurants).
  • Drinks at the meals.
  • Tips and personal miscellaneous expenses.
  • Entry fees to Monuments / Museums / Kasbahs
  • Travel insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in the program

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