4 DAYS MOROCCO DESERT TOUR
FROM MARRAKECH

Overview 

Taking a four day desert tour to Erg chebbi dunes in Merzouga , means sitting in the car for ten hours on the days last day from Merzouga to Marrakech. We therefore recommend a minimum of 4 days for a Desert Tour from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi to break the journey each way and have time to see the sites along the route. Arriving early to the hotel at the foot hills of Erg Chebbi dunes, enjoy a cup of tea, see some nomads living in caves, wander with a local guide in palmary or hike in Dades valley or Todra gorges, spend more time at sites…

4 Days Sahara Desert Tours from Marrakech Itinerary:

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait benhadou – Ouarzazate – Skoura – Dades Gorges

PIck up from your Riad or any point of your choice, starting our 3 days and 2 nights Merzouga desert tour from Marrakech, and crossing the Tizi N Tichka pass of the  High Atlas Mountains(2260m) enjoying the mountainous road and the spectacular Berber villages, to reach the Unseco world heritage site “Ait benhaddou village”, the fortified ksar with its beautiful Kasbahs. Ait Benhaddou has served as a natural scenery for many movie producers. You will go on a walk with a local guide crossing the river to the other side to discover The Ksar and climb to the top of the hill through the alleys of Ait-ben-Haddou, which is like rambling through the middle ages for an amazing view on the fertile Ounila river valley, surrounded by desertic landscape, and with the snow capped Atlas mounrtains as a background, the view from the top seems to encompasse the whole world. After Lunch we will continue to Dades Gorge via Ouarzazate and Skoura and the long valley of roses (the seasons of roses is in in late May). Upon arrival to Boumalne Dades, we will deviate into a secondary road heading up through Dades gorges. From here, we will enjoy beautiful Rock formations (Called the monkey feet) and fortified Kasbahs scenery along the Dades river, with the sunset as a backdrop. After a stop at the canyons for a drink or to admire the majestic scenery, we continue to our hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2 : Dades Gorges – Todra Gorge – Erfoud – Risani- Merzouga

Departure will be after breakfast to visit Dades gorges, 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 300m high canyons, 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 guides.

Day 3: Merzouga – Alnif – Tazarine – Agdez – Ouarzazate

Wake 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 palm trees as far as the eye ca see. In the evening arrive at Ouarzazate and check into hotel.

Day 4: Ouarzazate – High Atlas – Telouet- 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 Price:

  • Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser or Deluxe Van throughout the tour + fuel

  • First night in Dades gorge. Private room with ensuite bathroom

  • Second night in Merzouga in bedouin tents, wash-up facilities are shared. 

  • Third night in Ouarzazate. Private room with ensuite bathroom

  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour

  • Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation

  • Camel ride each way

  • Dinner and Breakfast are daily included

  • Free time to explore interesting sites such as Aït Benhaddou, kasbahs, walks and canyons, breaks for photos etc.

  • Option to visit a nomad family.

 

Not included:

  • Lunch

  • Drinks

  • Entrance fees to monuments, studios and Kasbahs

Contact our team for customized rates. Our main goal is to offer you a high-quality experience on every level. If you find our pricing above your budget, we still encourage you to contact us since we may be able to meet your needs without compromising the quality of your trip. Our tours are all private and customized.

We believe in the saying that our customer is a boss." All our tours are private tours, personalized and flexible. You can ask the driver to stop at any time, you want to take pictures, drink, go shopping or just want to get out of the car and stretch out. You just need to relax and leave the Trip to us, we will give you unforgettable memories during your stay in Morocco

Hassan FOUNDER