- Private Transportation with A/C
- Driver (Multilingual)
- 1 Night in a Hotel (Dinner & Breakfast)
- Camel ride in the dunes
- Sandboarding in the dunes
- Overnight camping in Erg Chebbi Merzouga Desert (Dinner & Breakfast)
If you can only spare half a day to experience the long-talked-about sunset camel ride in the Marrakech desert, this is the opportunity to seize while in Marrakech. This experience takes place in the Agafay desert; just 45 minutes drive southeast of Marrakech. Agafay is a stony desert with splendid views of sand dunes-like hills, which will allow you to enjoy a dramatic sunset view while sipping a cup of mint tea.
Your Marrakech desert tour begins in the morning towards the Merzouga desert. We will cross the High Atlas Mountains, passing through some Kasbahs, the Atlas Berber villages, as we continue driving on the Mountains. After a few hours of touring the Atlas Mountains, we will reach Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, which is a popular World Heritage site. You will enjoy a well-served lunch near the Kasbah before we continue driving towards Ouarzazate (Hollywood of Africa). At Ouarzazate, the Taourirt Kasbah and Atlas studios where several movies were shot such as Game of Thrones and much more. We will then drive towards Skoura, and Roses Valley. At the end of the day, we will go to spend our night at Dades valley.
Dinner and overnight
Our three days Moroccan Desert trip to Merzouga goes on after enjoying a traditional Breakfast. We will then take a drive through roads lined with ancient kasbahs and many attractive Berber villages at the Dades. We will then head over to Tineghir; A 15 Km breath-taking valley full of date palms. Experience the high walls of grey and pink rock around the road, as we continue trekking along the 300m high canyons.
We will then head to the Erg Chebbi dunes located in Merzouga, Sahara Desert, and you’ll enjoy your lunch in Tinjdad. As soon as you arrive at the popular dunes of Erg Chebbi, we will let you enjoy a one-hour camel ride, as you watch the sunset in style heading to the oasis where a camp is located. Nothing is more interesting than spending your night at Merzouga Sahara dunes in the bivouac under traditional nomadic tents or outdoors under the shooting stars. You can also spend your night playing the drums with the experienced camel guide if you like.
On the last day of our tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, We will pick you up in the morning and take you to a nearby place where you can watch the fantastic sunrise on the dunes. After taking a breakfast and hotel shower, we will take a camel ride to the main road. At the main road, you’ll meet your driver waiting with a comfortable Minibus to drive you back to Ouarzazate through the town of Rissani home of the Alaouite dynasty, and the oasis of Tazarine. After your time of leisure and lunch, we will continue with our journey back to Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains. We will arrive back to Marrakech in the evening.
People that possess the US, Canadian, UK, Australian and Europian nationalities do not require a visa to enter Morocco as a tourist.
You can wear clothes that are adequate for each season in Morocco. – You can check the information about the weather in Morocco.
Up to 24 hours before the departure free cancellation and full refund,
Agafay Desert is about 40km from Marrakech Via R 212.It can take up to 40 minutes to reach Agafay desert From Marrakech.
You can enjoy the sunset, can do quad biking and Camel riding, see the Berber villages and experience their lifestyle first hand.
It is often considered as an alternative to the Sahara Desert because you can explore the Agafay Desert in One day but for Sahara, you need a minimum of 3 days. Also, Agafay is not Sandy-like Sahara. It is Rockier and more barren but you may find white Sand dunes-like hills which may remind you of the Sahara Desert.
You can spend up to an hour riding your camel in Agafay desert while enjoying sunset.