Three-Day Tour To Gorges Dades, Merzouga From Marrakech

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  • Availability : Jan 01’ - Dec 31’
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Tour Details

Orel Tours invites you to a three- night four-day tour to the heart of Merzouga and Gorges Dades.

Dive in the breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, one of the best experiences you will ever have in the desert.

Experience the indescribable feeling under the luminous stars of the Saharan sky, A feeling that will be remembered for a lifetime.

Immerse yourself in the serenity of  Morocco’s desert, which is indescribable.

Discover the merzouga hospitality, the fantastic sandy dunes and the amazing camel rides.

Visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, the city Boulmane Dades, Dades Valley, Toudra and Dades Gourges and Skoura Village, beautiful places to explore.

The Dades river in particular is almost 200 km long, half of which is located in mountainous areas.

Along its course there are 4 series of gorges and parades, from 200 to 500 m deep.

This unique tourist site is known for its exceptional rocky landscapes.

Enjoy this tour with your own private guide, and have complete control over what you want.

This tour is designed to reveal the splendour of the Moroccan desert, from Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, to Gorges Dades and its exceptional rocky landscapes, to the sumptuous dunes of Merzouga.

With Orel Tours, The fantastic three-day tour to gorges dades, merzouga from marrakech is just a few click away!

Departure & Return Location

Your Hotel or Location

Departure Time

Approximately 08:00 am

Price Includes

  • Tour Guide
  • All transportation
  • Camel ride
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Price Excludes

  • Entrance Fees
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • We recommend you to take warm clothes for the night to spend in the bivouac before the camel ride.
  • This tour is subject to good weather conditions.
Safety Measures During COVID-19
  • We are following the guidelines of Morocco's Ministry of Health.
  • Vehicles are sanitized.
  • Guides and Drivers are expected to follow authority's instructions.
  • Staff with symptoms are not allowed to join the tours.

Day 1

Pick-up around 8:00 am
On the road: several stops are planned to take pictures
Lunch in Ouarzazate in a modest local restaurant, a Moroccan salad and some dishes to choose from: vegetable/chicken tagine, or chicken skewers, or couscous (drinks not included)
Visit of the kasbah Ait Ben Haddou with a local guide (provide 2 euro for the ticket and 2.5 euro for the guide’s accompaniment)
Visit of the city Boulmane Dades,
continue the journey to the Gorges
Dinner (drinks not included)
overnight stay at the hotel (2 to 3 stars)

Day 2

Departure for Merzouga
Walk between the dunes on camel’s back,
Dinner (drinks not included)
overnight in a bivouac

Day 3

Contemplation of the sunrise
Visit of:

  • Dades Valley
  • Toudra and Dades Gourges
  • Skoura Village

Back to Marrakech


What are the best months to visit the sahara desert?

The best months to visit the sahara desert are March, April, May, October and November, during these months the temperature is milder, during the months of December and January the temperature is freezing, therefore sleeping at night can be difficult. 

How far is the sahara desert from marrakech?

The sahara desert is located in the south of Erfoud, approximately 560 km from Marrakech, we can get you there in under 9 hours.

Where I will stay during my night stay in the desert?

You will be sleeping in a nomad camp in the middle of the sahara desert, so you can fully experience the nomad life.

I have limited time to spend in Morocco, is one day enough to experience the desert?

Of course, the agafay desert is just 25 km away from Marrakech, this stony desert will surprise you and make you forget the intense atmosphere of Marrakech.

What is the difference between Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga sand dunes?

Erg chebbi is more popular, but both Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga have high dunes.

Can i visit the Sahara desert with my kids?

Plenty of families have already visited and enjoyed the desert, so yeah, you can visit the Sahara desert with your kids.

Do you have electricity, and can we plug in our phones?

Most camps will have electricity in the tents and a place to plug your phone(s), however, you should let us know before the trip that you need electricity and a place to plug your phone(s), so we can put you in the right tent.

Do you have wifi in your desert camp ?

People usually visit the desert to relax and to leave the mayhem of the modern world behind, but we can provide you with a wifi connection if you need it.

I'm vegetarian, do you have any special menu for me?

Don’t worry, you will find plenty of vegetarian menu options.

Do you have any advise for our stay in the desert?

Take warm clothes with you, we said that before, true, but we can’t stress this enough.

4 Reviews
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Morris Jonasson

Family Traveller

The Kids absolutely adored the camels. Thank You!

October 2, 2019


Solo Traveller

Nothing to say about the trip, but take heavy clothes with you, the desert is cold at night.

July 20, 2018

Felix G

Group Traveller

The trip was well planned!

December 24, 2017

Max W

Group Traveller

I don’t usually write reviews, but this time i will make an exception, Orel Tours treated us well, and the trip was nothing but joy after joy.

March 8, 2016