3 Days Errachidia Desert Tour to Merzouga
A 3 days desert tour from Errachidia Airport to Merzouga is perfect for those who are short on time & tiring of the long road. In fact, Merzouga desert tour is the ideal opportunity to introduce you to Morocco Sahara desert and nomads lifestyle in a condensed 3 day trip. To fit everyone’s tight schedule, we organize our Errachidia to Merzouga desert tour depends on your flights arrival and departure.
Merzouga day trip - Highlights :
- Ziz Valley
- Fossil workshop
- Visit the black volcanic rocks of marble fossils.
- Meet local nomads living in a tent.
- Discover Khamlia village.
- Visit the lake Dayte Sarji.
- Hassi Lbied Oasis
Day 1 – Arrival at Errachidia Airport :
We will welcome you at the airport and take you to the desert, we may visit the fossils factory in Erfoud then investigate the market of Rissani (Sun, Tue, Thurs). Eat The Berber Pizza called Medfouna. After that you will continue to the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, these dunes are called also Merzouga Dunes. Arrive at the dunes and get ready for a camel trek for an hour to enjoy the sunset, and the driver gonna take your bags to the camp. While on the back of your dromedary, you will continue to the luxury camp for shower and rest, in a while you will have dinner, after that you will enjoy music drums playing and dancing around the fire.
Spend the night in the luxury tent.
Day 2 – Tour around the dunes – Day of Exploration :
This early morning you will wake up earlier to enjoy the sunrise, then you will have breakfast in the luxury camp, you will have a tour of the dunes on 4×4 allowing you to visit the black volcanic rocks of marble fossils, visit a nomad family living in a tent, visit Khamlia village famous with black people and entertainment with their spiritual music of Gnawa, and visit the lake Dayte Sarji that forms in springtime which attracts pink flamingos and wildlife.
You will have a break for lunch in Merzouga or Hassi Labied. After lunch, you will see the canal irrigation system and have a walk on the oasis located at the foot of the dunes. Later you will have other activities such Sand boarding, ATV, Quad bike, or dune buggy.
Dinner and spend the night in the camp having fun with locals.
Day 3 – Transfer to the airport:
Early departure to the Airport of Moulay Ali Cherif in Errachidia City. Most flights leave around 07:45 AM.
- Pick up from Airport.
- Private AC luxury 4×4 Toyota+ Fuel.
- Driver guide.
- Enough time to explore the sites : Locals, Walks, oisis,
Stops for photos and toilets.
- Camel ride
- Sandboarding (on request)
- Night luxury/Standard camp or hotel.
- Dinner (vegetarian meal option available)
- Music fire with berber locals
- Private Tent/room
- Big Breakfast
- Drop off Airport.
Price per person €
- 1 Person: 400 €
- 2 Persons: 250 €
- 3 Persons: 200 €
- 4 Persons: 125 €
- 5 Persons: 110 €
To know before you go :
Note : The Merzouga 2 Day Trip can be arranged depends on your requests. (on booking request).
- Merzouga might be windy and hot or very cold depends on the season.
- The lake of Dayte Sarji, might be dry in summer.
- Visiting nomads family with supporting them.
- This 2 day trip can be changed to 3 days days …
- Changing your drop off available ( Transfer you to Marrakech or Casalannca…)
Questions & Answers
How to make 3 day trip to merzouga desert?
To take a 3 day trip please check airport flights available to Errachidia, it’s only 45 munits drive to Merzouga.
Can we have a Merzouga desert trip from Marrakech?
Yes you can for 4 days trip 2 nights in the desert.
Do you stop to take pictures on the way?
Yes we do, there will be an opportunity to take pictures of Oasis, Camels, goats, nomads … Please kindly note that the Family living in tent is expecting a tip.
Can we hire a quad bike in our Merzouga desert trip?
Yes you can after ending the trip, please mention it before.
Can we swim in Merzouga Hotels?
Yes you can swim in the Pools of Merzouga, but Between the year, In the winter is impossible, you will be surprised some times how hot and sunny Merzouga is.
Where we can taste the Berber Pizza?
You can have it with nomads, or in a local restaurant. ( depends on your choices)
What can i buy in Merzouga?
Although there are fewer shops in Merzouga compared to other big cities of Morocco but still you can buy number of products from its local market like Dattes , Fossiles, Crafts, Carpets, long dresses, Merchandise and if you want to cook traditional Moroccan Cuisine in your Kitchen than do not forget to purchase the local spices particularly Ras El Hanout.
Is Merzouga cheaper than Marrakech?
Yes, Merzouga is much more cost friendly than Marrakech. The Town of Merzouga is very friendly, cheap and easy to explore. Food and beverages can also be found in excellent prices.