3 Days Desert Tour from Ouarzazate to Marrakech


3-day desert tour from Ouarzazate to Marrakech, where you’ll journey through the stunning landscapes of Morocco’s Sahara Desert and experience the vibrant culture and rich history of the country. This adventure-packed itinerary promises a perfect blend of exploration, relaxation, and cultural immersion, making it an ideal getaway for travelers seeking an authentic Moroccan experience.


Day 1: Ouarzazate to Zagora

Your journey begins with a morning departure from Ouarzazate, a city known as the “Gateway to the Sahara” due to its proximity to the desert. As you leave the city behind, you’ll embark on a scenic drive through the breathtaking landscapes of the Draa Valley, with its lush palm groves and ancient kasbahs.

Along the way, make a stop at the iconic Kasbah Taourirt, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most impressive kasbahs in Morocco. Explore the labyrinthine corridors and ornate courtyards of this historic fortress, which offers stunning views of the surrounding desert landscape.

Continue your journey to Zagora, a charming town located on the edge of the Sahara Desert. Upon arrival, check into your accommodation and take some time to relax and unwind. In the evening, venture out to explore the town and soak in its laid-back atmosphere, perhaps enjoying a traditional Moroccan dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 2: Zagora to Merzouga

After breakfast, depart Zagora and continue your journey deeper into the Sahara Desert. As you traverse the stunning landscapes of the Draa Valley, marvel at the towering sand dunes and endless expanse of desert that stretches out before you.

Arrive in Merzouga, a small desert town nestled on the edge of the Erg Chebbi dunes, where you’ll embark on a series of unforgettable desert experiences. Take a camel ride into the heart of the desert, guided by experienced local nomads, and watch in awe as the sun sets over the dunes, casting a warm glow over the desert landscape.

In the evening, gather around the campfire with your fellow travelers and enjoy a traditional Berber dinner under the stars. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and hospitality of the desert, as you listen to traditional music and stories from your local hosts.

Day 3: Merzouga to Marrakech

Bid farewell to the desert as you embark on the final leg of your journey to Marrakech, one of Morocco’s most iconic and vibrant cities. The scenic drive takes you through the stunning landscapes of the Atlas Mountains, passing through charming towns and verdant valleys along the way.

As you approach Marrakech, you’ll be captivated by the city’s bustling medina, vibrant souks, and historic landmarks. Spend the afternoon exploring the labyrinthine streets of the medina, where you can shop for souvenirs, sample delicious street food, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of Djemaa el-Fna, the city’s main square.

As the sun sets over Marrakech, take a moment to reflect on your unforgettable journey through Morocco, filled with incredible experiences and cherished memories that will last a lifetime.


The 3-day desert tour from Ouarzazate to Marrakech offers a perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion, providing a glimpse into the diverse beauty and rich heritage of Morocco. From the stunning landscapes of the Sahara Desert to the bustling streets of Marrakech, each moment of the journey is filled with wonder and discovery, leaving you with memories to last a lifetime.

Departure & Return Location:

Marrakesh city (Google Map)

Departure Time:

09:00 Morning

  • Private A/C Van Or 4×4
  • Driver English Speaking
  • Pick Up And Drop Off Every Day From Hotel/Riad
  • Local Guides In Major cites
  • Dinners And Breakfast
  • Hotels/Riad During The Trip
  • Camel Ride In Desert /
  • 1 Night In Desert Luxury camp
  • Lunchs / Drinks
  • Entry fees for monuments

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