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3 Days Culture tour itinerary for morocco: Journey To The Sahara Desert

Marrakech, Fez, Aït Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Dadès Gorges, Todgha Gorge, Erfoud, Merzouga, Rissani, Azrou, Tizi n'Tichka

Culture Tour
Camping Tour
Desert Tour
Journey to the Sahara Desert

Sahara Desert

Aït Benhaddou-Morocco

Explore the Southern Sahara Desert and its famous Kasbahs. Visit the gorges of Dades and Toudra,  sleep in a Berber tent at a desert camp, do camel rides and cross the Valley of Roses during this tour. Watch out for panoramic landscaped vistas at the Ziz Valley!

DAY 01

Marrakech - Ait BenHaddou - Ouarzazate - Rose valley - Dades Gorges

  • Departure from your riad or your hotel at 8:00 for the High Atlas.

  • Pass by the spectacular Tizi n 'Tichka pass to join the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. 

  • Visit the Kasbah. 

  • Enjoy lunch on the spot. 

  • Continuation of the excursion towards the desert of Merzouga by the road of Ouarzazate. 

  • Visit the Kasbah Taourirte. 

  • Take the road to Skoura and Mille Kasbah.

  • Cross the Valley of Roses before joining the Dades Valley and Kasbah of Ait Youl. Then, proceed to the Dades Gorges.

  • Overnight at the hotel in Dades.

DAY 02

Dades valley - Todgha Gorges - Erfoud – Merzouga

  • After breakfast, departure to reach the Toudgha (Todra) Gorges. 

  • Continue to Erfoud through the palm grove of Tinjdad.

  • Arrive in Tourug. 

  • Enjoy lunch on the spot. 

  • Return to Erfoud with a stop at Erfoud to visit the fossil production workshop. 

  • Continue on the Merzouga track to the dunes of Erg Chebbi. 

  • Replace the camels with a 4×4 to cross the dunes and spend the night in the dunes. 

  • Dinner and overnight at the camp under the tent.

DAY 03

Merzouga - Rissani - Azrou - Fez

  • After having breakfast, go on a camel trek back to the hotel at the dune line for a quick shower. 

  • Drive towards Fez with a group of 6 pax or more 

  • Stop on the road to enjoy the panoramic views over the Ziz Valley before we cross the High Atlas mountains again. 

  • Stop by a town called Midelt where we will have lunch. 

  • Pass Azrou then Ifrane and its huge cedar wood forest to see the monkeys. 

  • Continue to the legendary city of Fez.

  • 130 EUR Per Adult
  • Transport in 4×4 or Minivan with Moroccan driver (fuel included).

  • Overnight in the desert camp (tent, mattress, and blankets are provided).

  • Kasbah entrance fees.

  • Half board accommodation.

  • Camel ride.

  • Lunch.

  • Drinks.

  • Tips.

  • Personal expenses.

  • In the Merzouga desert tour, departure will be from Marrakech. The 3 days will allow you to explore the southern Sahara and its wonderful Kasbahs and to live unforgettable moments with the Berbers, as well as the visit of the old kasbah to Ait Benhaddou and movie studios in Ouarzazate. Visit the gorges of Dades and Toudra and sleep in a desert camp under Berber tent.

Marrakech, Fez, Aït Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Dadès Gorges, Todgha Gorge, Erfoud, Merzouga, Rissani, Azrou, Tizi n'Tichka

Culture Tour
Camping Tour
Desert Tour

Contributed By

Morocco Global

starting from
EUR 130
Type of Tour

Private Tour


This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.

  • Monday 07:30
  • Tuesday 07:30
  • Wednesday 07:30
  • Thursday 07:30
  • Friday 07:30
  • Saturday 07:30
  • Sunday 07:07
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