Merzouga desert tour from Marrakech: 4 days to enjoy the trip without haste

4-day in Morocco desert tour from Marrakech

This 4-day desert tour from Marrakech is a perfect opportunity to explore the Merzouga desert and other places of interest. You’ll visit the stunning Atlas Mountains, various cities, and the famous Todra Gorges. The tour includes a camel ride and a night’s stay in an authentic Berber luxury camp, where you can enjoy the beautiful sunset and sunrise. The trip is available in private, standard, and luxury options. We also offer shared group tours; however, you must share vehicles. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Highlights

Explore Morocco’s diverse landscapes in a 4-day and 3-night desert tour from Marrakech. Highlights include the High Atlas Mountains, a traditional Argan oil cooperative, the ancient Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, Atlas Studio in Ouarzazate, the lush Draa Valley, dramatic Dades Valley, picturesque Todgha Valley, and the enchanting Merzouga desert. Spend a night under the stars in an authentic Berber camp.

Travel Program

The 4-day desert tour takes you through Morocco‘s diverse landscapes and cultural heritage. You will visit Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, Todgha Gorges, and Tinghir during your trip before finally reaching the desert. During your visit, you will ride a camel and savor a traditional Berber dinner in the camp under a beautiful starry sky. On day three, you will head to Ouarzazate, also known as the “Hollywood of Morocco,” where you will spend the night. Finally, on the last day of your trip, you will cross the Atlas Mountains to return to Marrakech.

Day 1: Marrakech - High Atlas - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley

At the beginning of your journey, our private driver will pick you up from either the airport terminal or your hotel in Marrakech. The first stop on our trip will be the Tizi n’Tichka Pass, located in the High Atlas Mountains. Here, you’ll see traditional Berber settlements and enjoy the stunning panoramic views. Our next destination is the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famously known as the Hollywood of Morocco.

You’ll have the opportunity to take photos and enjoy lunch here. After this, we’ll visit the Taourirt Kasbah before continuing our drive along the Road of Thousand Kasbahs. We’ll then arrive at the vast expanses of rose bushes in the Valley of the Roses. Our final destination for the day is the Dades Valley, home to palm trees, birch, and almond trees near its riverbanks. We’ll visit the “monkey fingers” rock formation and a spot on top of a mountain that overlooks the Dades Valley. We’ll conclude the day with dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel.

Summary of the first day

Day 2: Dades Valley - Todra Gorges - Rissani - Merzouga

On the second day of our trip to Morocco, we’ll start with a delicious breakfast at the riad. After that, we’ll drive through Dades Valley and stop at a beautiful spot view of Dades Gorges. You’ll have the chance to admire the landscape and take it all in. Next, we’ll visit Todra Gorges, where the impressive rock walls carved by the Todra River offer breathtaking views. You’ll have time to explore the gorges, appreciate the natural beauty, and take a break for lunch in the palm groves of Touroug and Tinjdad.

We’ll end the day in Merzouga, the southernmost point of our journey. Here, we’ll switch to dromedaries to explore the Erg Chebbi dunes and witness a stunning sunset. After a two-hour ride, we’ll arrive at a luxury desert camp where we’ll have Berber tea and dinner. We’ll enjoy music and dance around the fire while admiring the starry sky for a magical night in the Sahara.

Summary of the second day

Day 3: Merzouga Desert - Rissani - N'kob - Ouarzazate

On the third day of your tour in Morocco, we will leave the Erg Chebbi dunes and visit the medina of Rissani. This small city is known as the birthplace of the Alaouite dynasty and the first imperial city of Morocco. We’ll explore its vibrant streets and then drive through various communities in the Moroccan desert, including Alnif, Tazarine, and the Draa Valley. The Draa Valley is home to North Africa’s largest palm grove. After that, we’ll visit Agdz, a traditional stop on caravan routes, before returning to Ouarzazate, where we will spend the night in a comfortable hotel and enjoy a delicious dinner. Ouarzazate will serve as our starting point for the following day.

Summary of the third day

Day 4: Ouarzazate - High Atlas - Marrakech

After having breakfast, we will drive to our first destination, the Kasbah of Taourirt in Ouarzazate. The Kasbah still retains much of its original interior decorations. Following that, we will visit the famous film studios of Ouarzazate, often referred to as the Hollywood of Morocco. Afterward, we will travel 200 kilometers to Marrakech. Our road will take us across the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi N’tichka pass, providing another opportunity to appreciate the lush landscapes and Berber villages we encountered on the first day. Our services will conclude at Marrakech Airport or any other location. We will bid you farewell with gratitude, best wishes for the future, and the hope of reuniting for more adventures.

Summary of the fourth day

4-day desert tour from Marrakech includes the following Activities:

4-day desert tour from Marrakech excludes the following Activities:

Price and Booking: 4 days desert tour from Marrakech

Our 4-day tour from Marrakech will cost you €356 per person in a private 4×4. However, please note that the final cost may vary depending on a few factors, such as the number of people traveling, the type of accommodation you choose, and when you plan to travel. The more people you have in your group, the lower the cost per person. Our tour is available daily, so you can enjoy this unforgettable adventure whenever you want. Book now to explore Morocco’s timeless wonders in an immersive and affordable way.

Map - 4-Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

Our map makes it easy to follow the 4-day trip from Marrakech to Merzouga. It’s interactive and user-friendly. The map highlights key stops along the route, including the High Atlas Mountains, Ait Benhaddou, Todra Gorge, Merzouga, and other points of interest. Plan your adventure using the map to get an overview of the journey. See the locations you’ll explore and click on the markers for directions and more information about each place.

Photo Gallery: 4-Day desert tour from Marrakech

Join us on a 4-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga and explore the stunning landscapes and unique experiences that await you. This gallery features the vibrant streets of Marrakech, breathtaking views of the High Atlas Mountains, historic Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, and majestic Sahara dunes in Merzouga. Witness captivating images of camel rides, traditional desert camps, and the warm glow of a desert sunset. Experience the culture, scenery, and adventure that make this tour unforgettable.

Transportation Method:

During our tours, we provide transportation using a 4×4 vehicle that can navigate different terrains, ensuring a comfortable and safe journey for all participants. This vehicle also allows us to explore off-the-beaten-path locations. Accompanying the group are experienced and multilingual drivers who provide guidance and commentary. Additionally, we offer a Ford 8 seater van, a Mercedes Benz sprinter minibus that can seat eight to seventeen passengers, and other comfortable automobiles.

What to Bring:

Pack comfortable clothes, sun protection, sturdy footwear, a small bag, toiletries, medications, travel documents, a camera or smartphone, electrical adapters, local currency and credit cards, and travel insurance. Enjoy your trip to Morocco!

Optional Activities and Upgrades:

Optional activities and upgrades are available during the tour, such as guided tours, cultural workshops, adventure activities, or upgrades to accommodations. Check with our tour operator or guide for more information and availability.

Meals Included:

The tour package includes breakfast and dinner every day. Breakfast is provided at the accommodation, whether it’s a hotel, riad, or desert camp. These meals feature authentic Moroccan cuisine, giving participants a taste of the local flavors and culinary traditions. Please note that lunches are not included in the tour package, allowing you to explore nearby dining options during the day.

Accommodation Type:

We take the highest care in selecting comfortable and serene hotels and Riads for each part of the tour. Whether you prefer standard or luxury accommodations, we make every lodging option meet your expectations.

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Additional Costs:

Our tour package covers most essentials but does not include international flights, travel insurance, meals, optional activities, and personal expenses. We aim to provide transparent pricing, so feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Suitability for Children and Families:

While the tour involves some walking and outdoor activities, it is generally suitable for participants of all ages and fitness levels. However, certain activities, such as camel treks in the desert or walking tours of historic sites, may require moderate physical exertion. If you have any specific concerns or mobility issues, please inform us in advance, and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Booking and Reservation Process:

Get in touch with us via email, WhatsApp, or our social media channels. Let us know the number of travelers, your accommodation preference – standard or luxury, and the date of the tour if you have a specific one in mind. If you don’t have a plan yet, we’ll help you create one from scratch. Just provide us with any other details you’d like to include in your itinerary. We look forward to hearing from you! Please note that we only require a 10% deposit to confirm your booking.

Why Choose Us

We only require a 10% deposit to secure your reservation. We offer a variety of extra activities, such as buggy rides, quad biking, and romantic dinners in the desert to enhance your adventure. Also, we specialize in creating memorable celebrations for special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, and more. Moreover, we understand the importance of catering to diverse dietary needs. We proudly provide vegan and vegetarian options. Choose us for your Moroccan adventure and experience it for yourself.

Reviews

With Youssef and his travel agency, we are visiting Morocco. The four-day tour was fantastic. Ali, our tour guide, showed us numerous lovely locations and described everything we saw. I'd like to return, and I would suggest this travel service to anyone interested in visiting Morocco.

Brandon

Vacations In Morocco

Mustapha is incredible! Thank you for providing us with this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see your nation. Without a doubt, these are the best four days of my life. Thank you for providing Mustapha as our tour guide at Vacations in Morocco.

Samantha

Vacations In Morocco

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