This 3 Days Desert Tour From Agadir To Merzouga, during this journey, you will get a taste of real desert life by riding camels overnight in the desert, staying in a well-equipped Berber tent, listening to Berber music, playing Berber drums with Berbers, and gazing at the starry nights full of stars and a beautiful galaxy. The Kasbah ait Benhaddou Dades Gorges Berber Village Atlas Mountains Ziz Valleys Ifrane (known as Moroccan Switzerland) and more will be discovered along this tour. Traveling from Agadir to Merzouga is the greatest way to see a large chunk of Morocco while having a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in the desert and taking in the scenery.

Between 8 am and 9 am.
Arrival and departure from lodging. A camel for every individual.
Berber tent lodging. A vehicle with gasoline.
Travel insurance.

3 Days Desert Tour From Agadir To Merzouga: FAQ

How far is Boumalne Dades from Agadir?

Boumalne Dades is about a distance of 458 kilometers from Agadir. That’s roughly a road trip of 6 and a half hours.

How far is Merzouga from Boumalne Dades?

Merzouga is about 248 kilometers away from Boumalnz Dades.

How far is Agadir from Merzouga?

Agadir and Merzouga are separated by about 650 kilometers, roughly 9 hours and 5 minutes.

Is it safe to ride camels in Merzouga?

Don’t worry, camel rides in Merzouga are cool! These chill animals are pretty safe for riding, completely like any other. Remember to listen to your guide’s instructions and you’ll have a remarkable time through the desert!

What type of cars is utilized for this tour?

The car you use for this tour depends on how many people are in your group. They usually have big Toyota Land Cruisers, vans, or comfy minibusses.

How do you pay to book this tour?

To hold your spot on the tour, you’ll need to pay a small deposit upfront. It’s easy – you can use PayPal or bank transfer. Then, on the first day of your adventure, you’ll pay the rest of the cost in cash directly to your awesome tour guide. They’ll accept euros, dollars, or Moroccan dirhams (their local money).


Day 1: Agadir – Taroudant – Taliouine – Taznakht – Ouarzazate

3 days tour from Agadir to Merzouga early in the morning, with a brief detour to admire the historic ramparts of Taroudant. Then continue to Taliouine, known for producing saffron and is considered the hub of Morocco’s “Saffron Cooperative” saffron growing region, and then to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, Morocco’s largest Kasbah. We’ll stop 30 kilometers from Ouarzazate in the famed Kasbah Ait Benhaddou.

Continue to Ouarzazate via the Kasbah, which is one of the most remarkable red earth castles lining the ancient road of the Kasbahs and is a UNESCO world heritage site., dubbed “the Hollywood of Africa,” the town has one of the world’s largest studios where many of the movies you may have seen were shot, including “Gladiator,” “Jewel of the Nile,” and “The Sahara.” Check into your Riad/Hotel, where dinner and breakfast will be provided.


Day 2: Ouarzazate – Dades Gorge – Todra Gorge – Merzouga Desert

Drive back through the “Road of the Thousand Kasbahs” the amazing “sandcastles” – after breakfast in the hotel. We’ll continue on our journey to Kalaat Mgouna, also known as “The Flowers City,” for its roses and yearly festival in May, and then on to Dades Valley and Tinghir, where we’ll see Todra Valley. From the old mud Berber villages, take in the breathtaking views of the valley.

Arrive in the Gorge and walk beneath the 300-meter-high red wall, where many rock climbers come to practice their favorite sport. We continue our journey to Erfoud and Rissani for lunch and depart for Merzouga, where your camel will waiting for you. Explore the enigmatic Erg-Chebbi sand sea before mounting your camel with the help of an experienced camel guy. You’ll spend the night here under the stars, or in a genuine Berber nomad tent if you like.


Day 3: Merzouga – Rissani – Alnif – Taznakht – Taliouine – Agadir

In the morning, we’ll ride camels back to Merzouga. After breakfast and a wash in your Merzouga riad, depart for Rissani (formerly Sijilmassa), the birthplace of the Alaouite dynasty, Morocco’s current ruling family. This is a highly traditional Moroccan town, with the ladies veiled and the men hooded. We’ll keep driving through Alnif, Tazarine, Nkob, and Agdiz on our way to Agadir. We’ll take in the sights of the interesting Draa Valley, home to hundreds of Berber Kasbahs, before continuing to Taznakht, Taliouine, and Agadir after dark.



Agadir is a popular resort town on Morocco’s Atlantic coast. It’s known for its wide beaches, long sunshine hours, and watersports like surfing and windsurfing. The city has a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of hotels, restaurants, and cafes. If you’re looking for a beach vacation in Morocco, Agadir is a great option.


Ouarzazate is a city in southern Morocco known as the “Hollywood of Morocco” because of the many films shot there. The city is surrounded by stunning scenery, including the Atlas Mountains and the Dadès Gorge. Ouarzazate is a great base for exploring the surrounding area, including the desert towns of Merzouga and Zagora.


Merzouga is a small village in the Sahara Desert, known for its stunning dunes. Visitors to Merzouga can go camel trekking in the dunes, camp under the stars, and experience the traditional Berber way of life. Merzouga is a must-visit for a unique and unforgettable desert experience.
3 Days Desert Tour From Agadir To Merzouga

Tour Reviews

April 24, 2024

My girlfriend and I did a tour to Morocco with Trips Around Morocco and everything was 100% arranged, we did 3 days tour from Agadir to Merzouga Mohamed was our driver and he did make it better than we thought, he is real gentleman and he gives us enough time to stop and discover the places, Mohamed lives as a nomad he did take us to have lunch with his family and all was so delicious, we will do it once again with you guys!

April 24, 2024

We did a 3 days tour from Agadir to Merzouga with Trips Around Morocco and it was the best experience that we had had, my friends and I enjoyed the tour with Mustapha was our guide and he explained to us the cultures of Berbers and Arabic, which we did feel that we have visited Morocco, highly recommended. Thanks, Trips Around Morocco.

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