Erg Chebbi & Merzouga Dunes 3D/2N from Ouarzazate:
The 3 day Morocco desert trip from Ouarzazate to Merzouga sand dunes is the best trip plan to see more of southern Morocco and get to learn about the region of Draa Tafilalt. Besides riding a camel in Erg Chebbi desert and night in tents, there are many sites along the way to see and explore, such as Dades Gorges, Todra Gorges, Berber Village of Tamtatoucht and the Amelago area. If you choose this option, you will be spending the first night in a hotel in a remote area either Dades Gorges, Todra or Tamtatoucht. The second night will be in the desert of Merzouga in a nomad camp or a luxury desert camp should you wish more comfort especially in the winter months when it’s freezing in the desert. hotels with a pool are available at the dune line in case you wish to avoid camping in Merzouga.
Erg Chebbi & Merzouga Dunes 3D/2N from Ouarzazate: Itinerary
Day 1: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Dades Valley – Todra Gorges
You will be collected from your hotel in Ouarzazate at 8:30 am and depart towards Skoura palm grove to visit the Popular Amrehidil Kasbah. Later on, continue to the city of Roses Kelaa Mgouna. You will then take an offroad drive through Boutaghrar and Mgoun valley to meet the nomads living in caves and cross to the Dades gorges through Ait Your Kasbah. Head up along the Dades valley to the gorges or enjoy a walk with a local guide in the valley. In the afternoon, you will continue to Todra valley and gorges where you stay overnight in a guesthouse hotel.
Day 2: Todra Gorges – Tamtatoucht – Amellagou – Erg Chebbi
After breakfast, you will do a hike in the Todra valley or Tamtatoucht village before you continue through Amellagou and Ait Hani, beautiful scenery and remote villages to Tadighoust and then Goulmima. A great stop at the popular old Ksar of Igoulmim before you continue deep into the desert landscape of Merzouga, the dunes are known by Erg Chebbi, you will do a sunset camel ride and overnight in tents.
Day 3: Erg Chebbi – Agdez Draa Valley – Ouarzazate
An early wake up to see the sunrise on the dunes, then breakfast and camel trek back to meet your driver to return back to Ouarzazate but this time through a different route with stops in Rissani Market and Draa valley through Agdez. You will drive across the Anti Atlas Mountains back to Ouarzazate.
Erg Chebbi & Merzouga Dunes 3D/2N from Ouarzazate: Pricing
All prices are per person based on the number of participants in a vehicle.
Erg Chebbi & Merzouga Dunes 3D/2N from Ouarzazate: Inclusions
- A private licensed vehicle, diesel and passenger PLI insurance
- English speaking driver
- Pick up & Drop off at your Ouarzazate hotel/riad
- Overnight in Todra Valley/Tamtatoucht hotel, room, dinner & breakfast
- Overnight in a tented camp inside Erg Chebbi dunes
- Dinner & breakfast in the desert
- Sunset camel ride + camel ride to return from camp