Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Tour in 5 Days

See the best of the sout and experience the magic of the sahara

Round trip distance

1171km

Time length

5 days 4 nights

Transport includes

Car, Camels

Language spoken

En, De, Sp, Fr

Departure time

8 AM

Pick up place

Your accommodation

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Morocco Desert Tour in 5 Days

During your 5 Days Morocco Desert Tour to Merzouga you will enjoy the breathtaking sceneries of the south of Morocco, with its Atlas Mountains, gorges, green valleys, old Kasbah, Oasis and sand dunes. Visit the most rural side of Morocco and get to know about berber people and their lifestyle. During this 5 days tour, you will taste and explore The best known desert towns of Merzouga and Zagora and.

Trip schedule

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait benhadou - Ouarzazate - Skoura - Dades gorge

Pick up from your Hotel/Riad in Marrakech in the morning, acrossing High Atlas mountains via the Tizi n'Tichka (2260m), to reach toAit benhaddou village, the fortified ksar with its beautiful Kasbahs. Ait Benhaddou has served as a natural scenery for many movies producers. After lunch we will head to Dades via Ouarzazate, palm grove of Skoura and Valleyy of Roses, where we will spend the first night.

Day 2: Dades - Todra gorge - Risani - Merzouga

After breakfast we will continue our sahara desert trip, taking the road of 1000 kasbahs drive around the colourful Berber villages of the Dades valley. to get to Tineghir with it’s beautiful palm grove. We will continue to the Gorge of todgha , where we go on a trek along the canyons of about 300 m high, a preferred place of mountain climbers. Afterwards we will head to Erg Chebbi dunes in MErzouga Sahara Desert and you will have time for lunch on our way. Once you arrive to the dunes of Erg Chebbi, you will take a camel ride for 1 h30 min, while watching the sunset, to get to the camp in the oasis. Spending the night in the bivouac at Merzouga Sahara dunes under nomadic tents or outside under shooting stars. Play drums with the camel guides.

Day 3: Merzouga sightseeing tour and Camel ride

After the breakfast, you will make the large turn of the dunes while passing by : 2 oases of MERZOUGA, the wandering deposit, the village of KHAMLIA (village of the Gnaoua) mines of MIFISS, the plates desert with the meeting of the Berber nomads of the desert, oasis TISSARDMINE, and return to the hotel.

Day 4: Merzouga - Draa Valley - Ouarzazate

After a quiet and memorable night in the dunes of Erg Chebbi sand, you can watch the sunrise over the dunes we go back with the camels to the hotel for breakfast and shower and then leave for Rissani to explore the tourist area including the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif and the palm grove as a part of your exploration. Lunch in Nkoub, then continue to Ouarzazate through the Draa Valley. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Ouarzazate.

Day 5: Ouarzazate - Telouet - Atlas Mountains - Marrakech

Transfer to Ait benhaddou village, and visit the World Heritage Site, one of Morocco’s most spectacular ksours (fortified villages). Continue to Marrakech with a detour to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and visit the Kasbah el Glaoui and crossing the high Atlas mountain.

Included in the trip

  • Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser + fuel
  • Hotels
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
  • Overnight in Dades Gorge in a traditional hotel
  • 2 x overnights in the dunes of Erg Chebbi, Hotel & bedouin tents + Camel Trekking for sunset and sunrise
  • Overnight in Ouarzazate in a traditional hotel
  • Dinner and Breakfast are daily included
  • Free time to explore the sites, Breaks for photos,..Etc

Not included

  • Lunchs
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Entrance fees to monuments, studios and Kasbahs

Good to Know

  • Note:
    Please note:if a long Camel trek and overnight stay in the camp is not for you you can still enjoy the sunnset in Erg Chebbi with a schorter camel trek or a walk and pass the night in the Hotel at the dune line. If the itineraries that we offer does not match what you are looking for ,contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements.
  • Cancellation / prepayment:
    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to tour type. Please check our booking terms
  • Groups:
    When booking for more than 12 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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