4 Days Morocco Desert Tour to Merzouga from Marrakech:

4 Days Marrakesh to Merzouga Desert Tour:


Marrakech to Merzouga to Marrakech 3 nights and 4 days desert tour run on daily basis and include at least an overnight in tented camp and sunset camel ride. This is the ideal number of days to spend between to balance the number of hours driving each day and get more time to explore sites. Erg Chebbi is a 9 hours journey excluding stops, so with the tour itinerary above the drives are around 5hrs each day.


4 Days Marrakesh to Merzouga Desert Tour: Itinerary

DAY 1: Marrakech - Telouet - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate
Meeting at 8h00 a.m with your driver at your Marrakech riad / Hotel, take you to your private vehicle and transport from Marrakech to Ouarzazate, through the Tizi- N-Tichka pass you will enjoy a snaky mountainous road, beautiful landscapes with different colours (Ounila valley) and the Berber villages along the way between the two cities. The two next destinations are Telouet Kasbah (Home of the Glaoui Palace) and the universal Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, the popular fortress that has been named by UNESCO in 1987, you will take a walk and cross the dried river with your driver to discover Ait Benhaddou and dominate the Kasbahs. Ait Benhaddou is the World Heritage site that has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films including “Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia”. Afterwards, you will head directly to Ouarzazate where you will spend the first night of your private Marrakech 4 days desert tour in a nice charming Riad.

DAY 2: Ouarzazate - Agdez (Draa Valley) - Nkob - Merzouga (Erg Chebbi)
After breakfast, you will depart to the Erg Chebbi sand sea dunes crossing the volcanic Anti Atlas Mountains section, passing by Agdez and Draa valley junction. You continue to Rissani, a small Saharan town in southeast of Morocco known for it's traditional market and fossilized rocks. Heading further to the Merzouga desert (known as Erg Chebbi) where you will experience a camel trek to reach your camp and enjoy the sunset on the way, the night will be spent in the nomadic tented camp or even outside under the shooting stars. Play drums with the camel drivers or climb the sand dunes. Dinner and overnight in Merzouga Sahara desert camp.

DAY 3: Merzouga - Erfoud - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley or Skoura
You will wake up at the first flush of the morning to enjoy the sunrise over the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, your breakfast will be served in the camp. You will ride back to the hotel on camels for a quick shower and to meet up with your driver, the tour will proceed to Dades Valley stopping at the todra gorges ;A popular canyon for rock climbers; where you can peacefully hike for an hour or two and have lunch in a local restaurant. Overnight in authentic Kasbah, guesthouse style Hotel.

DAY 4: Skoura - Ouarzazate - High Atlas Mountains - Marrakech
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and head to Ouarzazate; the city known as known as Hollywood of Africa; where you can stop to avisit of cinema sets, museum & studios. Enroute, you drive across the city of roses named Kelaa Mgouna. Your continue you way to Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n'Tichka pass. A break for lunch in the middle of the Atlas Mountains. Drop off at your Marrakech Riad/Hotel, the end of your Marrakech 4 day round desert trip.


4 Days Marrakesh to Merzouga Desert Tour: What's included?

Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser or Deluxe Van for the selected tour + fuel
English speaking driver during the tour
Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
Ensuite rooms with A/C in typical hotels, Kasbahs & Riads with dinner and breakfast (Vegetarians are welcome)
Camel Trek to overnight in nomad desert bivouac with guide (Private tents)
Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Benhaddou, kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,..Etc


4 Days Marrakesh to Merzouga Desert Tour: What's the difference between the 3 options?

Please keep in mind that 3 days and 2 nights option is the minimum for this tour and we recommend to avoid this ooption especially between November and January when the days are shorter. It's a total of 1100km in 3 days, however if you are limited in time, this tour will be perfect to do a lot in short amount of time.
The 4 & 5 Day Desert Tours from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi and back to Marrakech are recommended simply because there are som many things to see an do besides camel trekking and a night in the Sahara desert camp, 3 day tour option can NOT cover everything. Arriving early to Erg Chebbi, enjoy a swim, visit the nomad living in caves, wander with a local guide in palmary or hike in Dades valley or Todra gprges, spend more time of sites, stop for a cup of tea with a Berber family...Etc

4 Days Marrakesh to Merzouga Desert Tour: Why book with us?

  1. Save time and money! - Our prices are the lowest available
  2. Our Marrakech camel Treks & Desert Tours are private guaranteed
  3. We are an operator, NOT A BROKER
  4. Our prices are fixed, No hidden fees
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  6. Deposit payment upon confirmation and the remaining balance at the start of the tour
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Marrakesh to Erg Chebbi 3, 4 & 5 Day Desert Tours: How to book?

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