Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Tour in 5 Days

5 Days Morocco Sahara Desert Tour To Merzouga

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.

5 Days Morocco Sahara Desert Tour Option 1::

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.

5 Days Morocco Sahara Desert Tour Option 2:


Day 1: Marrakech - High Atlas - Telouet - Ait benhadou

Departure from Marrakech in the morning, acrossing High Atlas mountains via the Tizi n'Tichka (2260m), stop at multiple beautiful panoramas for pictures.Once your reach the summit, begin your descent towards the Kasbah of Telouet, a palatial former residence of the powerful rulers of the Glaoui tribe. The Kasbah is also well-known from the many movies filmed there. Continue on to the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou. Travel along the Ounila Valley, seeing old salt mines and beautiful rivers lined with many Berber villages..

Day 2: Ait Ben Haddou - Skoura - Boutghrar - Dades Gorge

After breakfast we will continue our sahara desert trip, taking the road of 1000 kasbahs drive around the colourful Berber villages of the Roses valley, we cross numerous villages strengthened in hard-packed surface, continuation towards the gorges of Dades via the village of boutghrar with a small Stop to visit nomad in caves, afterwards we will continue through the colorful Dades Valley to get to our Hotel for the overnight.

Day 3: Dades Gorge - Todra Gorge - Lunch in a Berber House - Erfoud - Merzouga

Awake early and climb the sand dunes to watch the beautiful sunrise. Pack-up the camels and trek back to duneline, where you will shower and breakfast at the hotel. Drive on to Ouarzazate via Rissani, where you can stop and visit its Traditional Souks which is considered the largest in southern Morocco. Continue on through the beautiful Draa valley with its millions palm trees. In the evening arrive Ouarzazate and check into hotel. .

Day 4: Merzouga - Draa Valley - Agdez - 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 - Fint Oasis - Atlas Mountains - Marrakech

After breakfast we will go to visit Fint Oasis, a beautiful palm grove made up of four traditional Berber villages. Visit a Berber house and enjoy Moroccan mint tea. Afterwards we will drive back to Marrakech through the high Atlas Mountain with the drop off in your accommodation.

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