Morocco camel trekking and 2 nights in Merzouga desert

Enjoy our Morocco camel trekking tour from Merzouga to the amazing erg Chebbi dunes, spending a magical 2 nights in a luxury or VIP desert camp.
Morocco camel trekking and 2 nights in Merzouga desert overview:

Morocco Camel Trekking for 2 nights gives you the opportunity to discover the vast Sahara and the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi Merzouga riding a camel for 2 nights, this two nights camel tour is an opportunity to take beautiful sunset and sunrise pictures from the highest sand dunes, enjoy sandboarding, play music around the campfire. At Desert Merzouga Tours, we offer 2 nights of Morocco Camel Trekking tours for all categories: groups, families, students, and couples, or a group of friends getting together for two fun days.


1 Day & 2 Nights


Hotel/Riad in Merzouga


Returns to the original departure point


16:00 - 17:00 PM


Private tour



Morocco camel trekking and 2 nights in Merzouga desert summary:

  • 1st: Your accommodation in Merzouga >> Camel trekking,  Sunset, and sandboarding >> Overnight in desert camp [7 Km].
  • 2nd: Desert camp >> The black desert >> Nomad family >> Return to the camp [10 Km]
  • 3rd: Desert camp >> Camel ride >> Hotel [7 Km]
Morocco camel trekking and 2 nights in Merzouga desert highlights:

Morocco camel trekking and 2 nights in Merzouga desert itinerary:

  • Day 1: Camel Trekking ” Sunset ” Sandboarding ” Overnight in desert camp:

   Morocco Camel Trekking for 2 nights in the desert of Merzouga starts in the late afternoon, we organize the camel ride for the two nights in the desert from a hotel near the sand dunes, on this trip, you will visit the 2 types of desert sand dunes and the black desert near the border between Morocco and Algeria. The hike will take you to the highest sand dunes in the heart of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes (Merzouga desert), it is a great opportunity to take beautiful pictures of the sunset and sunrise from the highest sand dunes.

   Then, we arrive at the camp we will leave the camels, take the sandboarding, and climb the highest dunes to see the sunset and to sandboard, at the camp, there will be a wonderful dinner and Berber drum music around a campfire in the middle of the Sahara desert. It will be a magical night when the sky is often clear and the stars shine and sparkle. Then spend the night in a private nomad tent.

  • Day 2: Camp ” The black desert ” nomad family ” Return to the camp:

   You can wake up early in the morning to see the sunrise, after breakfast in the camp we will ride camels to visit Oasis in the Sahara and have lunch there, after relaxing we will ride camels to the camp, we leave the camels and walk to the highest dunes of Merzouga, we will walk back to the camp after sunset, dinner, and overnight in nomad tents.

  • Day 3: Camp “Camel ride in the dunes” Merzouga:

   In the morning, after a shower, and breakfast in the desert camp. We will ride the camels back to Merzouga. Here you can choose whether you want to return from the camp again by camel or in a 4×4 car as an option. Arrive at our place, after 2 full nights of camel trekking in the Sahara desert of Merzouga, Erg Chebbi, accompanied by many memories, pictures, and incredible sensations, is the result of an unforgettable experience.

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Additional information about this Morocco camel trekking with 2 nights in desert camp:
Frequently asked questions:
1- How to get to Merzouga from Marrakech and Fez?
  • Transport from Marrakech to Merzouga desert:

The bus (Supratours) leaves Marrakech to Merzouga every day at 8:00 AM and arrives in Merzouga around 9:00 pm.

  • Transport from Fez to Merzouga desert:

The bus (Supratours) leaves Fez to Merzouga every day at 19:00 in the evening and arrives in Merzouga around 06:00.

Note: One of our team will be waiting for you at the bus station in Merzouga.

  • For more information about the "SUPRATOURS" bus, please visit their official website: Supratours.
  • If you come to Merzouga in a rental car, we will be waiting for you at our guesthouse in Merzouga.
  • For more information on transport in Morocco, visit this article: Transport in Morocco.
2- Do I need to bring a sleeping bag?

You will not need a sleeping bag on our overnight camel ride for both options (standard and superior), you will stay in the desert camp which provides all the bedding you need, including real beds, pillows, and sufficient blankets.

3- How long does the camel ride in the Sahara last?

On our camel trek to Merzouga and spend a night in the Sahara, we travel there by camel for an authentic Berber experience. The night camel ride lasts about an hour and a half (1h 30min), including a stop to watch the sunset and enjoy sandboarding (if this is an activity you are interested in).

4- What is the difference between the standard and superior desert camp?
  • Standard camp: tents are private with shared and separate toilets and showers.
  • Superior camp: tents are private with private bathroom, toilet, and hot water inside each tent.
5- Is there a way to spend the night in the desert without using Camels?

Yes, for those who want to spend the night in the Sahara but don't like to ride camels, we offer a transfer to and from the desert camp in our 4WD as an alternative to camels at no extra charge, of course.

6- Is there a place to charge the phone and camera in the Camp?

Yes, no worries during your overnight camel trek in Merzouga at our desert camps, we use solar panels and of course, there is a place where you can charge your phone and camera.

7- What clothes and special items should I bring?

Daytime temperatures in Morocco are generally quite warm. You'll need comfortable, loose-fitting, cool clothing. Evenings tend to be cool, especially in winter, so bring a jacket or light coat.

Desert temperatures vary from cool at night to very hot during the day, but you should cover up to avoid sunburn.

Bring sunglasses, a hat, and sunscreen. Wear comfortable walking and sandboarding shoes, such as trainers. Long sleeves and long trousers or skirts are appropriate for the night camel ride in the desert. If you are still confused, feel free to contact us at any time, we will be happy to provide you with many more details.

8- How to book this camel tour for 1 night?

Book for free! To book any tour, we usually ask for a small deposit to be paid through our Paypal. The rest of the payment is paid in cash to your driver/guide at pick-up.

The deposit payment is free of charge, in case you wish to pay the full amount or half, in order to avoid carrying a lot of cash, it is possible to do so via Paypal.

To pay the full amount by Paypal, there will be an extra 5% to cover Paypal fees.

What is your cancellation policy?

For a full refund, please cancel at least 15 days prior to the activity date. In case you cancel less than 15 days in advance, the deposit is non-refundable, but is still available for use if you reschedule your trip in the future.

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