MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA DESERT MOROCCO TOUR – 4 DAYS

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  • Option 1 - By Dades Valley Marrakech Desert Tour to Merzouga By Dades VallyStart Time: 07:30
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5299
4 Days
Availability : Private Tour
From Marrakech & Back
To Merzouga Desert

MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA 4 DAYS DESERT TOUR DETAILS

Our private 4 day Morocco Sahara desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga sand dunes and Zagora is the perfect opportunity for travelers to explore the majestic Sahara Desert. You’ll follow the path of the ancient camel caravans as you travel through the beautiful Draa Valley with its oases surrounded by fortified Kasbahs and thousands of date palm trees. Then, cross the massif of volcanic origin, the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Interestingly, its highest summit ranges at 3,304 meters. In addition, you’ll experience riding like a nomad as you become part of a camel trek in the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, the Valley of Roses, and you’ll travel the route of 1001 Kasbahs. And perhaps best of all, you’ll visit the simply magnificent Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddow!

HERE ARE SOME MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit the winter ski resort of Ifran and the Berber village of Azrou
  • Visit the UNESCO world heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou
  • Visit Skoura oasis
  • Drive along the road of 1001 Kasbahs and the Valley of the Roses
  • Walk in Tinghir oasis and visit the Gorges
  • Ride a camel in Erg Chebbi assisiting to a dramatic sunset and sunrise scene
  • Spend the night in a Berber desert camp in the middle of nowhere
Option 1

MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA DESERT TOUR BY DADES VALLEY ITINERARY:

Day 1: Marrakech - Atlas - Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Skoura - Dades

We will start this 4 Days tour from Marrakech in the morning, we will pick up you from your hotel/riad/ bus station, we will start our journey from Marrakech to Dades Gorges. Across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass, with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and we continue to Ait Benhaddou to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a spectacular fortified village (Ksour). you’ll take your lunch at Ait Benhaddou or Ouarzazate and continue to Dades valley, we will spend the night in a riad/hotel in Dades gorges

Day 2: Dades - Todra Gorges - Jorf - Erfoud - Merzouga (Camel Ride & Overnight in the Desert)

After breakfast, we go from Dades gorges to the Erg Chebbi Sahara desert in Merzouga. Berber villages are scattered along the way, we’ll pass through Tinjdad, Jorf, and Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet, and we continue to Merzouga, after relaxing few minutes in Merzouga, we go to ride the camels who are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes. we will spend the night in a camp (Nomad Berber tents) with drums music in the middle of the Sahara, this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise, when we arrive at the camp we go to the high dunes to see the sunset, we will spend the night in nomad tents.

Day 3: Merzouga - Er rissani - Alnif - Nkob - Agdz - Ouarzazate

After seeing the sunrise in the desert we go back on the camels to Merzouga after breakfast and take shower in Hotel then start our journey to Ouarzazate through the Berber villages of the atlas mountains ( Alnif, Tazarine, Agdz, Draa valley) we arrive at Ouarzazate in the evening.

Day 4: Ouarzazate - High Atlas Mountains - Marrakech

Leaving Ouarzazate in the Morning, after visiting students, we will cross the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizi n Tichka 2260m high offering impressive views of valleys, mountains, and many Berber villages nearby and arriving in Marrakech in the evening.

Option 2

MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA DESERT TOUR BY ZAGORA DESERT ITINERARY:

Day 1: Marrakech - High Atlas Mountains - Ouarzazate - Zagora (6H Driving)

Your Morocco Sahara desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora and Merzouga begins when our English-speaking guide meets with you at your riad or hotel at 7:30 am. After that, We’ll start our tour by winding our way through the Atlas Mountains via the Tizi-N-Tichka Pass. Incidentally, you may be interested to know that this Pass rises to a massive 2260 meters above sea level, which probably explains the magnificent views! Time to get the cameras out! We’ll make plenty of stops along the way for you to enjoy and photograph the unbelievable scenery. On arrival, at Ouarzazate, we’ll visit Taourirte Kasbah where we’ll enjoy a leisurely lunch. And from here, we’ll continue on with our journey to Zagora. Here, you’ll marvel at the huge oasis at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, which is a run-off from the Draa River. And if you’re interested in graffiti, you’ll be fascinated by the graffiti on the rocks at Tinzoulineto. As we travel along you’ll notice the henna plantations, fields of corn, vegetables, and barley. Soon, you’ll realize that you can’t help but be impressed by the huge palm groves which provide welcome shade to the Kasbahs and Ksours. Our evening meal and overnight accommodation will be in Zagora.

Day 2: Zagora - Alnif - Merzouga - Erg Chebbi (6H Driving)

Our second day of travel will see us crossing the volcanic peaks of the anti-Atlas Mountains. As we drive south-east across Amazing landscapes and past beautiful oases, located seemingly in the middle of nowhere. Only then will you will begin to realize how gorgeous Morocco really is. We’ll rest at the Oasis of Alnif and enjoy a leisurely lunch before heading off for Merzouga via Erg Chebbi where we’ll meet up with our camel caravan. After that, we’ll be spending the night at our hidden Sahara Desert camp. And we’ll begin this exciting part of the tour by taking a camel trek across the Erg Chebbi sand dunes to witness what many say is the most beautiful sunset one will ever experience. Again, make sure you have your camera handy because the sunset over the ever-changing sand dunes of Erg Chebbi is a sight to behold. The evening has just begun. Because you’re about to enjoy a delicious Moroccan dinner by the campsite, under the stars, where local nomads will entertain you with the music of their drums. Its clear starry sky with magnificent star constellations will have you reaching for your camera again because this is a scene you won’t experience anywhere else. Generally, taking pictures is a fun hobby. However, we urge our guests to focus on the beauty of Morocco and its gorgeous landscapes.

Day 3: Erg CHebbi - Arfoud - Tinghir - Dades (6H Driving)

Firstly, on day 3, you’ll have breakfast at our secluded Sahara Desert camp. After that, we’ll travel along the 1001 Kasbahs, past oases, rivers, and fortified Kasbahs until we reach Tinghir. Before having lunch, we’ll visit a beautiful oasis and walk along the banks of the Todgha River until we reach Todgha Canyon. Afterward, we’ll rest for lunch. Subsequently, we’ll travel through Dades Valley, past some Berber villages and fortified Kasbahs, and we’ll watch a beautiful sunset at Dades Gorge, then head back to our hotel. Time to enjoy a delicious evening meal and settle in for the evening, ready for 4 days Morocco Sahara desert tour from Marrakech.

Day 4: Dades - Roses Valley - Skoura Valley - Ouarzazate - Marrakech (7H Driving)

Following a leisurely breakfast, we’ll follow the Valley of the Roses to Kalaa Megouna. Here, we’ll visit the rose-water ladies cooperative and learn how the local people manufacturer rose-water perfumes. From here we’ll head to one of the biggest oases in the south, Skoura Oasis, then if time permits we’ll visit one of the Kasbahs, before moving on to Ouarzazate. There, you’ll enjoy a leisurely lunch. In the afternoon, we’ll travel via the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass on our way back to Marrakech. Finally, your 4-day desert tour will end with your guide returning you to your Marrakesh hotel or riad.

Finish your trip in Casablanca

You can also finish this multiple-day tour in Casablanca for a supplement of €110 per group, available as an option in the checkout. You will arrive at Casablanca airport or hotel at around 5:30 pm

Departure & Return Location

Depart:

  • Marrakech at 7:30 am

Return:

  • Marrakech 3:00 pm
  • Casablanca: 5:30 pm

Price Includes

  • Transportation by private 4x4 care or a min-van
  • Professional Driver / guide
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Camel trek
  • Sand-boarding

Price Excludes

  • Lunches and drinks
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Entrance fees
MARRAKECH TO MERZOUGA 4 DAYS DESERT TOUR PRICE PER PERSON
Participants 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Price per person 490€ 390€ 299€ 250€ 199€ 195€ 189€

 

Travel safe during COVID-19

What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between uses
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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FAQ

Do I Need To Have A VISA To Enter Morocco?

People that possess the US, Canadian, UK, Australian and Europian nationalities do not require a visa to enter Morocco as a tourist.

What Do I Need To Wear?

– You can wear clothes that are adequate for each season in Morocco. – You can check the information about the weather in Morocco.

What's Your Cancellation And Refund Policy?

Up to 24 hours before the departure free cancellation and full refund,

Are There Showers In The Desert Camp In Merzouga?

In the comfortable desert camp ( already included in the tour price ), bathrooms are shared. Luxury camp bathrooms are private inside your tent.

How Long Is The Camel Ride?

Roughly 1 hour sunset camel ride from Mezouga to your Sahara desert camp in Erg Chebbi and an hour morning sunrise camel ride.

Shall We Bring Our Own Towels And Bathroom Condiments For The Desert Camp?

Please bring your towels and shower condiments if you choose the comfortable desert camp. Towels and shower condiments in the luxury camp are available in your tent.

Can We Skip The Camel Ride In Erg Chebbi To The Desert Camp?

Yes, you can. A separate 4×4 can take you to the desert camp if you choose to skip the camel ride.

Can We Hire Quad Bikes In Merzouga?

Yes you can. Your guide will assist you with that, and you directly pay the supplier in Merzouga.

Are There Any Electricity Outlets In Merzouga Camp?

Yes, in public areas ( Restaurant )

Is Sand Boarding Included?

Yes, sand boards are available at the camp operator’s lodge in Merzouga at leisure. You can take a set with you to the desert camp. Sand boards are available at leisure at the luxury desert camp as well.

Are There Showers In The Desert Camp In Merzouga?

No, Showers are available the following day at the camp operator’s lodge in Merzouga. If you choose to upgrade to the luxury camp, your tent will have an ensuite bathroom with hot showers.

We Are A Couple And We Want To Join A Small Group Of Up To 6 Participants. Is That Possible?

Unfortunately, that is not possible. Our private desert tours are solely reserved for the party booking one. The price per person depends on how many participants in your private party.

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