2 Days Merzouga From Marrakesh Desert Tour

2 days Merzouga from Marrakesh desert tour: Erg Chebbi is one of Morocco’s two Saharan Ergs – large seas of dunes formed by wind-blown sand. The other is Erg Chigaga near M’hamid. The dunes of Erg Chebbi reach a height of up to 150 meters in places and altogether spans an area of 50 kilometers from north to south and up to 5–10 kilometers from east to west lining the Algerian border. The nearest sizable town is Erfoud, about 60 kilometers further north. One other city is Rissani, around 40 kilometers from Merzouga, and from the 8th to the 14th century, there was a separate kingdom, known as Sijilmassa, which was prosperous owing to former caravan routes. Best Marrakech desert tours.

Trip Information

  • Destination: From Marrakech to Merzouga ( Erg Chebbi Dunes)
  • Duration: 2 Days/1 Night
  • Starting time: 8:00 AM ( or earlier in winter time)
  • Ending time: 18:00/19:00 Pm
  • Category: Private or Shared tour.
  • Accommodation: Standard or luxury hotels and desert camps depending on your choice.
  • Languages: English speaking driver or depending on your language availability.
  • Payment: Direct payment to the driver in Cash in any currency

Trip Highlights

  • The high Atlas Mountains
  • Ksar Ait Ben Haddou( if time allows)
  • Ouarzazate
  • Skoura
  • Rose and Dades valley
  • Erg Chebbi dunes ( Merzouga)

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Inclusion: 2 Days Merzouga from Marrakesh

The Tour Price Includes

  • Private A/C Vans or 4×4 vehicles
  • Fuel
  • English-speaking driver/guide.
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Typical hotels, Kasbahs, Riads
  • Camel ride
  • Camel man (guide of the camel caravan)
  • Overnight in a traditional nomad tent
  • All breakfasts
  • All Dinners in the desert line:  Midelt,  Ifrane, Azrou, Desert, Zagora, Dades, Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou, and all the regions. (Vegetarian meal option available)
  • Enough time to explore the sites: Kasbahs, Walks, Canyons, stops for photos, and toilet.

Exclusion: 2 Days Merzouga from Marrakesh

The Tour Price Excludes
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Dinners in: Marrakech, Fes,  Agadir, Essaouira,  Meknes, Casablanca, Rabat, Chefchaouen, Tanger.. and all cities outside the desert line are NOT included.
  • Entrance fees to all sites and monuments
  • Tipping Driver & Guides
  • Accommodations in the pickup and drop off cities, unless you want us to book them.

Itinerary: Best 2 Days Marrakech to Merzouga

The 1 Night/ 2 Days Marrakech to Merzouga – Via Erg Chebbi Dunes:

Here you will find the 2 DAYS MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA desert tour that truly will allow you to experience the Moroccan Sahara Desert. Spend the night at a Bedouin camp in the Erg Chebbi dunes. Ride a camel to watch the sunset and sunrise. See the Kasbah and valleys of Ouarzazate, and much more.

Today, we pick you up from your hotel in Marrakech, and departure to Ait Benhaddou over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude), visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, and stop for lunch in a local restaurant along the way, later we will drive to Ouarzazate and stop near the atlas film studios for a photo then continue to the city center for a panoramic view of the kasbah of Taourirt, Kalaa M’gouna, Boumalne du Dades,  along with a panoramic view of Dades valley. Later on, we will continue to Todra gorges via Imider and Tineghir. Stopping along the way for photos and admiring the views. Arrive at Todra Gorges to enjoy its marvelous Canyon views, later on, continue to Tinejdad and have then  Erfoud. We will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these dunes are called also Merzouga Dunes.

Arrive at the camel area and get ready for a camel trek to enjoy the sunset. While on the back of your dromedary, you will continue to the camp for an overnight in a luxury/traditional nomad tent. Dinner and spend the night in a bivouac in the middle of the desert.

After enjoying the amazing sunrise among the sand dunes and having breakfast,

You will travel back directly to Marrakech and have a few stops on the way. Enjoy your lunch then continue to the red city of Marrakech over the mountains of high Atlas passing through the Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m in altitude). Arrival in Marrakech and Drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech. End of 2 days Merzouga desert tour.

  • If you changed your travel plans and you would like to end this trip in Fes, Then you can request us to design you with 2 days from Marrakech to Fes via Erg Chebbi dunes.
  • To join or participate in a shared group tour of the Sahara desert. View the TABLE and see if you can match it with one of the proposed tours on this page: Join Group Tours.

Accommodation For Desert Tours

Note: We book the standard and luxury Accommodation (such as Luxury desert camp) depending on availability. Also, in high season, we may book you on similar hotels that are not listed or provided by email.

Desert Tour Prices Options


Our tour prices vary depending on the number of travelers, number of days, accommodation type, and season of travel. Contact us for a reasonable price quote. Thank you.

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The most famous itinerary of  2 days Marrakech to Merzouga desert trip is below:

  • Day 1: Marrakech – The Atlas Mountains – Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou – Boumalne Du Dades – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi Dunes.
  • Day 2: Merzouga – Ouarzazate – the Atlas Mountains – Marrakech

Highly recommended on summer days, not in the wintertime. Book the 2 DAYS MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA ITINERARY

2 Days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga highlights :

  1. Cross the High Atlas Mountains range.
  2. Visit the UNESCO world heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
  3. Go on a camel ride at Erg Chebbi dunes to capture the sunset on the orange dunes.
  4. Spend the night at a luxury tented camp in the middle of the Sahara desert.
  5. Walk in the Todgha gorge and appreciate its canons. (Summertime only)

The nearest Airport to Merzouga is Errachidia Airport. You can find cheap Flights from Marrakesh (RAK) to Merzouga (ERH). To use our travel services from Errachidia airport, you can check our page Errachidia Desert Tours


All the Morocco Tours from Marrakech that we propose on our official website are amazingly chosen. With that in mind, let’s jump into Marrakech Merzouga distance. do you have an idea about it? have you ever looked at it on the map?
As we like our customers to be informed, The route from Marrakech to Merzouga is more than 560 kilometers and it takes:

  • 8 hr 51 min (563.6 km) via N9 and N10
  • 10 hr 30 min (675.2 km) via N8 and N13
  • 10 hr (597.4 km) via Rue 307/R307

That in case that the road is in good condition. In the snowy season, you will end up taking an alternative route that is way too long.

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