Errachidia To Merzouga - 2 days desert tour

Errachidia to Merzouga desert tour

Overview of Errachidia to Merzouga desert tour:

Discover the beauty of Morocco with this exciting two-day itinerary. Begin and end in Errachidia, visiting the green valley of Tafilalt and the colossal dunes of the Sahara. You’ll wander Berber villages and souks, marvel at oases and hamadas, and explore ancient kasbahs and desert towns.

Highlights of 2 days desert tour from Errachidia:

Is this 2 day Sahara tour right for you?

This Errachidia to Merzouga desert trip is suited to travelers who’d prefer to visit Merzouga and incorporate. People who are suffering from motion sickness. like the road over the High Atlas Mountains is very windy. this 2 days Morocco itinerary suits your personal needs. As a desert country, Morocco can have extreme weather. Please consider the time of the year you wish to travel and your suitability for that season. Prefer to the section of Essential Travel Info for more details. This Merzouga desert tour from Errachidia can end either in the imperial city of Fes or Marrakech, but be aware of long-distance driving.

Why you’ll like this desert trip from Errachidia!

Travel with a local knowledge leader who will share the magic and the real of Morocco with you. Admire the landscapes along the way, especially panoramic with some breathtaking views.  Spend the night in a luxury camp staring at the shiny stars. Join a traditional local band after dinner to have some fun with their local music, dancing around an open fire. Tailor the ancient Caravan market in Rissani town, and visit the fossil artisans in Erfoud. Camel trek over the charming sand dunes of Erg-Chebbi, and enjoy a spectacular sunset.

Brief itinerary of desert adventure:




Day 1

Arrive in Errachidia, Ziz Valley and Sahara desert & Camel ride


Day 2

Transfer to Errachidia via Erfoud & Rissani Market


Detailed itinerary 2-day Morocco tour:

Day 01: Arrival in Errachidia - Transfer to Merzouga via Ziz Valley (Camel ride)

Your Merzouga 2 days desert tour from Errachidia starts after picking you up at your preferred location in Errachidia. Leave Errachidia and travel toward Merzouga. Stop in Ziz Valley(the second largest river in Morocco) to admire its panoramic views over the Ziz Canyon full of palm trees before we get to Merzouga.

Upon your arrival in Merzouga, we may visit around Merzouga area before starting your camel trip. Share a cup of mint tea with nomad families in the middle of nowhere and Gnaoua families in Khamliya village, Originally brought from South African countries. They are known for their distinctive style of dancing and music.

In the afternoon, mount your camels through the sand dunes toward your feature stay accommodation with an experienced camel for approximately 1 hour with a break on the high dune to enjoy the sunset that might be the best sunset ever in your life. Get to the camp. You will be greeted with a cup of mint tea, enjoy the nomad hospitality, and a traditional feast under the sky jeweled with millions of stars. Followed by live local music around an open fire.

  • Splurge
  • Mid-range
  • Don’t break the bank (Standard)
  • Dinner
  • Sahara Desert – Exploring Merzouga area
  • Sahara Desert – Camel trekking
  • Sahara Desert – Sand-boarding
  • Sahara Desert – ATVing, buggy
  • Sahara Desert – Horseback riding

Today’s total driving time is approximately 1 hour 59 minutes
Today’s total driving distance is approximately 128 km

The camel rides are really romantic activities to explore and enjoy the Sahara desert. But if you’d prefer, it’s simply possible to do another activity instead with a few extra fees or to be driven to and from the camp. Please let us know.

Day 02: Merzouga - Erfoud - Rissani - Ziz Valley - Errachidia

Great things come to an end, enjoy the last day of this desert trip by waking up early to admire the sunrise that might be the most marvelous one in your life over the sand dunes, we really recommend that. So, You’ll take the camel trek back to the village. Then, head to Rissani, which is the ancient capital of Tafilalt and the foundation of the Alaouit dynasty

Continue our journey to Erfoud. Known for its date annual festival and fossils, visit a craft workshop and discover how the fossil-rich rocks are skillfully transformed into practical and decorative objects.

  • Breakfast 
  •  Sahara Desert – Camel trekking
  • Rissani – Traditional market walking tour
  • Erfoud – Fossil factory

Today’s total driving time is approximately 1 hour 59 minutes
Today’s total driving distance is approximately 128 km.

Inclusive & Exclusive

Desert Trip Accommodations

We select the best accommodations carefully to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Hospitality and everything makes you feel like home.


Standard 3 star

Mid-range 4 star

Splurge 5 star

Erg Chigaga

Dune Merzouga Camp

Ideal Desert Camp

Desert Luxury Camp

* If those accommodations above are not available at the time of booking. You’ll be staying at similar ones and we will let you in advance. If you have preferred ones in mind to stay at and not mentioned above, let us know and we’re happy to book it for you.

* April and December are peak travel times! Make sure you book in advance to get preferred accommodations.

Price & Booking


1 person

2 person

4 person

8 person

10 – 16 person

First option

$ 430

$ 280

$ 200

$ 117

$ 95

Second option

$ 680

$ 389

$ 240

$ 175

$ 120

Third option

$ 1200

$ 750

$ 535

$ 387

$ 325

The prices of our tours depend on the packages you select(Splurge, Mid-range, or Don’t break the bank accommodations), the number of travelers on your journey, and the season of your travel.

* All prices are in Euro, US Dollars, Pounds, or Moroccan Dirhams, per person. There is an additional 10% fee for tours including the dates between Dec.20 – Jan.5(Peak Season). For single rooms, a single supplement fee will be applied. Those prices mentioned above are with a discount of 25%.

For the bookings of our tours, we kindly request a small deposit of 20% of the total price to be sent to our bank account, Paypal or Wise account. The balance is to be paid to your driver/guide at the meeting.

Trip preparation

Know Before You Go

Although most of the planning and preparation is taken care of for you, there are still a few things you should know and some details you should take care of to ensure your comfort, safety and peace of mind. Please review the following information before your departure to ensure that any surprises along the way will only be pleasant ones.

  • During the booking process please let us know if you have any food restrictions or allergies.

  • Since lunches are not included, your guide will suggest restaurants where the food is tasty and fresh in order not to get sick. However, if you have a particular restaurant in mind. Inform your guide to accommodate your choices. On the other hand, based on his experiences, he will be glad to assist you whether their service and meals are marvelous.

  • Alternatively, your driver will make frequent stops along the way, especially in breathtaking places. This tour is flexible, if you recognize a worthy place to stop in, feel free to ask your gently driver.

  • Respect tour departures times to avoid delay and loss of sightseeing opportunities. If necessary, let your guide and driver know.

    For the benefit of all tour participants, we ask tour members to be considerate of their fellow travelers in the following ways:

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or “drone” technology has quickly become affordable and is increasingly popular with recreational users. While some countries have clear, established drone laws, others do not, or existing regulations are undergoing review and change. Travelers who wish to bring a drone on their trip are responsible to research and abide by the laws and regulations, as well as to check with their airline(s) regarding their rules for transporting drones. Please note that tours are unable to extend the length of scheduled visits and stops to accommodate use of drones. If you’re coming with your drone, let us know in advance to schedule the time for it.

  • Ramadan may make your trip excruciating, due to most of the restaurants and shops would be closed. And alcohol beverages will not be served in restaurants and hard to find.
  • Our guides are fluent in languages, and they are happy to share all what they have known so far, if you’d like skip or add an activity to your daily itinerary feel free to ask your guide.
  • During your stay in Sahara Desert (desert camp) your luggage will be transferred directly and safely to your camp.
  • Children under 5 years old are free of charge. 6 – 8 (- 70 %). 10 years old is considered as an adult.


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Our trip to Morocco Kasbahs and Deserts was excellent. I told our wonderful tour guide Mohammed that I learned more on this tour than on any other trip. Traveling in Morocco was a portal to a very new, interesting, and exotic country for me. I loved being introduced to the different cultures and people of the country. The camel ride was a very special highlight of the tour!
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My trip exceeded all my expectations! Our tour guide: Youssef was nothing short of amazing! He was very nice, extremely knowledgeable and very personable! He went above and beyond to ensure that we were enjoying our experience! He provided us with the most used translations from Arabic to English.
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It was a very wonderful experience. The sites that we've come to see and visit were all great! Our guide Abdel was very knowledgeable, understanding, kind, considerate, attentive to our needs and very patient with all of us. The camp and food in the desert were all great! The driver and the assistant were also very helpful.


Yes! Absolutely, this Errachidia to Merzouga desert tour is available every day, except summer the temperature can reach 40 degrees Celsius – 104 degrees Fahrenheit.

The early bird catches the warm! As soon as you know your exact dates of your desert trip, contact us. 

It depends on the period you’d like to experience Sahara Desert. The tents are well-equipped (enough blankets, hot water, and extra pillows).

  • Summer: (end of June – Augusts) light and soft clothes, such as scarf, skirts, slippers, skin protection, sunglasses.
  • Winter: (October – end of March) warm clothes, sneakers, extra jacket or coat.

The best time to do this 2-day Errachidia to Merzouga desert is all seasons of the year except summer. You might feel overwhelmed by sandstorms and high temperatures.

The best way to experience Sahara desert is by camel ride. To enjoy this ancient transport, put comfortable clothes on, loose pants, sneakers and a small bag where you can put some stuff in, like a bottle of water, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a camera if you have any.

So many Sahara desert adventures get confused between Sahara Desert of Erg Chigaga and Sahara Desert of Erg Chebbi. Both of them would take your breath away! But here is one thing to keep in mind, if you’re looking for a typical lifestyle and would like to stay away from touristy places, then Sahara Desert of Erg Chigaga means you. On the other hand, Sahara Desert of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga attracts tons of visitors all over the world, due to its high clean oragned-sand dunes and luxury camps.

Talk To Us Today:

“We don’t believe that one size fits all! We’d love to work with you to create a customized trip that is perfect for you and your group. Let’s start planning your adventure of a lifetime today!”

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⚠️Note: If you are not enable to find any activity you are looking for, or to modify anything in this itinerary,  we are available 24/7 for any questions or requests. do not hesitate to contact us, we are more than happy to customize your itinerary according to your exact needs and requirements.

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