4 Days Tour from Marrakech To Merzouga

4 Days Tour from Marrakech To Merzouga desert overview:

The 4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech To Merzouga is a captivating journey that immerses you in the diverse landscapes and cultural richness of Morocco. This 4-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert is an exciting adventure that takes you through some of Morocco’s most captivating landscapes. Here’s a brief overview of what you can expect during this Marrakech Desert Trip: Starting in Marrakech, you’ll venture through the majestic High Atlas Mountains, passing through the stunning Tizi n’Tichka pass and visiting the historic Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.

As you continue, you’ll explore the enchanting Dades Gorges and the picturesque Valley of Roses. The Merzouga Desert Tour adventure then takes you to Merzouga, where you’ll experience the magic of the Moroccan Sahara Desert. Riding camels through the towering Merzouga dunes, witnessing awe-inspiring sunsets and sunrises, and spending a night in the Sahara desert camp under the starry sky are unforgettable highlights.

The Marrakech Desert Tour also includes a visit to the Draa Valley before returning to Marrakech, leaving you with lasting memories of Morocco’s natural beauty and cultural heritage. Ending in Marrakech.

4 days 3 nights trip from Marrakech

Great 4 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert info:

+ Duration: 4 Days & 3 Nights
+ Departure: 08:00 am
+ Starting Location: Marrakech
+ Ending Location: Marrakech

BEST 4 Days in Morocco from Marrakech to Merzouga highlights:

The 4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech To Merzouga offers an array of highlights that showcase the beauty and allure of Morocco’s desert landscapes. Here are some of the main highlights you can expect during this Marrakech Desert Tour for 4 Days:

  • Traverse the breathtaking High Atlas Mountains.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou.
  • Visit Ouarzazate.
  •  Marvel at the stunning Dades Gorges and Rose Valley.
  • Experience the magic of the Moroccan Sahara Desert in Merzouga.
  • Embark on a Sahara camel ride into the heart of the desert.
  • Spend a night in a Merzouga desert camp, enjoying local music, cuisine, and stargazing.
  •  Discover the towering Erg Chebbi dunes.
  • Witness breathtaking sunrises and sunsets over the desert landscape. 
  • Journey through the picturesque Draa Valley.
  • See the traditional Berber villages and ancient kasbahs.
  • Take in the scenic vistas and learn about the local culture and way of life.

4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech To Merzouga Itinerary:

Day 1 : Marrakesh - Atlas Mountains - Ouarzazate

On the first day of your 4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech To Merzouga, your desert tour will begin in Marrakech, where your driver will pick you up from your Riad in Marrakesh. Depart Marrakech and head towards the High Atlas Mountains. Enjoy scenic drives through the Tizi n’Tichka pass, which offers breathtaking views, and enjoy this fantastic landscape offered by the high Atlas of 2260m. From there, you will head towards Ouarzazate, passing Pass through small Berber villages, and enjoying the changing scenery.

Along the way, you will stop at the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a popular filming location for movies and TV shows such as Game of Thrones, Gladiator, and Lawrence of Arabia. You will then continue to Ouarzazate, known as the “Hollywood of Morocco” for its numerous film studios and production companies. Here, you can visit the Taourirt Kasbah, a beautifully restored fortress that was once the residence of the Glaoui family.

After free time for lunch, we will visit the Kasbah. Afterward, we will continue our journey to Ouarzazate, a city known as the gateway to the desert. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Ouarzazate. The first day of your 4 Days in Morocco Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert has finished.

Day 2 : Ouarzazate - Roses Valley - Dades Valley - Merzouga Desert

On the second day of 4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, after breakfast in the hotel, we will leave for the Merzouga Sahara Desert of the Erg Chebbi.

Today, you will leave Ouarzazate and drive towards the village of Merzouga, located on the edge of the Sahara desert. Continue your journey through the picturesque Skoura Oasis and the Valley of Roses. Leave Rose Valley and embark on a scenic drive through the stunning Dades Valley, famous for its spectacular rock formations and breathtaking views. Enjoy photo stops along the way and immerse yourself in the captivating scenery. Pass through traditional Berber villages, where you can witness the local way of life.

On the way, you will pass through the stunning Todra Gorge, a narrow canyon with towering rock walls that is a popular spot for rock climbing and hiking. A spectacular landscape that will let us in love with this part of the Atlas. After the free time for lunch in the town of Tinjdad, we will follow our route until we arrive at our destination. There, a new Sahara Morocco camel’s adventure awaits us to spend one night in the wonderful dunes of the Sahara desert. 

After lunch, drive to Erfoud, a desert town famous for its fossil industry. Visit a local fossil workshop to witness the craftsmanship and learn about the ancient history preserved in these unique creations. From Erfoud, embark on a scenic drive towards Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara Desert. As you approach the village, the landscape gradually transforms, revealing the iconic golden dunes of Erg Chebbi.

Upon reaching Merzouga, switch from your vehicle to a camel for an unforgettable sunset camel trek. Traverse the mesmerizing dunes, enjoying the tranquility and capturing incredible photos as the sun sets over the Sahara desert, where you will spend the night in a comfortable Sahara desert camp. Experience warm Berber hospitality, enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner under the starry sky, and listen to local musicians playing traditional tunes around a campfire.

Dinner & breakfast and Berber lodging at the Berber Sahara desert camp in the desert of the Erg Chebbi, for dinner and a night under the stars. 

Day 3 : Merzouga - Rissani - Tazarine - Nkoub - Agdez - Ait Ben Hadou

In the early morning of the 4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech To Merzouga, After breakfast at the camp, bid farewell to the desert and return to Merzouga village on camelback. Freshen up and have some free time to explore the village before starting your journey back to the huge palm grove of Tafilalet through Rissani, known for its vibrant local market and historical significance as a former trading hub. Explore the bustling souks and soak in the lively atmosphere.

Continue to Erfoud, a town famous for its fossil industry. Visit a local workshop to learn about the ancient fossils and witness the craftsmanship behind these unique creations. Drive through the stunning Draa Valley, characterized by its lush palm groves, picturesque landscapes, and traditional Berber villages. Enjoy the scenic beauty and capture memorable photographs along the way. Take a break to enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, savoring traditional Moroccan cuisine in Alnif (lunch on the spot). Then drive toward Tazarine Oases, N’kob, and the Draa Valley.

Next, the way to Ouarzazate via the small Berber village named Agdez and the mountains of the Anti-Atlas (1660m high). Reach Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a renowned fortified village. The third day of our 4 Days in Morocco from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Tour is over by having dinner and overnight at the hotel in Ait Benhadou.

Day 4 : Ait Benhadou – Marrakech 

On the last day of the 4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech To Merzouga. Start the day early with breakfast at your hotel in Ait Ben Haddou. Depart Ait Ben Haddou and head north on the N9 towards Marrakech. Along the way. Continue driving along the scenic Tizi n’Tichka pass, which offers stunning views of the Atlas Mountains. Stop at a viewpoint to take in the panoramic vistas and snap some photos.

Pass through small Berber villages and enjoy the changing scenery. Arrive at Marrakech City by mid-afternoon and drop off at your Riad or hotel. By then our 4 Days in Morocco from Marrakech to Merzouga is finished. 

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 If the itinerary of 4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech To Merzouga, that we offer does not match what you’re looking for, contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements.

What to Bring for This 4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech To Merzouga:

  • Hat.
  • Camera.
  • Sunblock & Sunglasses.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Warm clothes in winter.
  • Cotton clothes in summer.
  • Umbrella.
  • Valid passport for 6 months.

Note: Check our blog about what to pack for Morocco

Additional info about This 4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech To Merzouga:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Vegetarian options are available, please let us know at time of booking if required.
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase).
  • It can be cold at night and in the winter so please bring appropriate clothing.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
  • Quad & Buggy driving in dunes are not included in the price but is possible to add them as an extra.

Know Before You Go for 4 Days Desert Tour in Morocco from Marrakech To Merzouga

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  • How to pay for the tour?  To confirm the 4-Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga or activity, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is due in cash at the pick-up, to be paid to your driver in Dollars or equivalent in Euros or dirhams.
  • Is it possible to pay the total with PayPal?  Normally we ask for the balance payments in cash because PayPal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s an international institution. We can in some cases accept the full payment via PayPal however a 5% fee will be applied to cover the extra transaction charges. In case you are considering this method, it is best to arrange the payment before the tour.
  • Cancelation Policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 15 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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