Our private 4-day Morocco Sahara tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert 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!
Embark on a mesmerizing 4-day journey as we whisk you away from the bustling streets of Marrakech to the enchanting Dades Gorges. Our adventure kicks off in the morning with a seamless pickup from your hotel/riad/bus station. Traverse the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass, where panoramic vistas of the majestic mountains unfold. Pause at the timeless Berber village of Telouet before delving into the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ait Benhaddou. This breathtaking fortified village, or Ksour, is a testament to Morocco’s rich history. Indulge in a delightful lunch at Ait Benhaddou or Ouarzazate before continuing our odyssey to the captivating Dades Valley. Unwind in the evening at a charming riad/hotel nestled in the heart of Dades Gorges.
Awaken your senses with a delicious breakfast, setting the tone for a day filled with wonders. Traverse the rugged landscapes from Dades Gorges to the Erg Chebbi Sahara desert in Merzouga. Pass by Berber villages, each a mosaic of culture and tradition, including Tinjdad, Jorf, and Erfoud. Feel the allure of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet as we approach Merzouga. Upon arrival, embark on a camel ride into the dunes, where Nomad Berber tents await, draped in the magic of the Sahara. Capture the breathtaking sunset from the high dunes, serenaded by the rhythm of drums. Immerse yourself in the unique experience of spending the night in nomad tents, creating memories that will linger long after the stars have faded.
Greet the day with the splendor of a Sahara sunrise before returning to Merzouga on camelback. After a revitalizing breakfast and a refreshing shower, our expedition takes us through the captivating Berber villages of the Atlas Mountains (Alnif, Tazarine, Agdz, Draa Valley). Absorb the diverse landscapes and cultures as we traverse this picturesque route. As evening approaches, we find ourselves in Ouarzazate, a city steeped in cinematic history.
Bid farewell to Ouarzazate as we embark on our return journey. Traverse the High Atlas Mountains, reaching the zenith at Tizi n Tichka, 2260 meters above sea level. Be captivated by the awe-inspiring views of valleys, mountains, and Berber villages dotting the landscape. As the sun dips below the horizon, we arrive in Marrakech, bringing a conclusion to an enchanting odyssey filled with cultural riches and natural wonders.
This meticulously crafted itinerary promises an immersive experience, blending adventure, culture, and the allure of the Sahara, creating memories that will forever linger in the tapestry of your travel adventures.
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People that possess the US, Canadian, UK, Australian and Europian nationalities do not require a visa to enter Morocco as a tourist.
– You can wear clothes that are adequate for each season in Morocco. – You can check the information about the weather in Morocco.
Up to 24 hours before the departure free cancellation and full refund,
In the comfortable desert camp ( already included in the tour price ), bathrooms are shared. Luxury camp bathrooms are private inside your tent.
Roughly 1 hour sunset camel ride from Mezouga to your Sahara desert camp in Erg Chebbi and an hour morning sunrise camel ride.
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.
Yes, you can. A separate 4×4 can take you to the desert camp if you choose to skip the camel ride.
Yes you can. Your guide will assist you with that, and you directly pay the supplier in Merzouga.
Yes, in public areas ( Restaurant )
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.
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.
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.