4-day desert from Marrakech to Merzouga

4-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara Description

4 day desert tour Marrakech to Sahara desert; This is one of the Marrakech tours through the best desert in Morocco, Merzouga and Erg Chebbi dunes.

In this Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour 4 days you will discover the most beautiful arid and Merzouga Sahara desert landscapes of the south of the country, thousand-year-old kasbahs, immense palm groves, beautiful Berber villages that are camouflaged in the landscape and the exciting dunes of Merzouga. In this last place we will have the privilege of spending a night in the heart of Erg Chebbi, in a tent, camp, where we can appreciate the beautiful spectacle of the starry desert sky and the beautiful sunrise over the Merzouga dunes.

The 4 day tour is made through a local travel agency, highly professional and with extensive experience in the organization of trips through Morocco. See a tour description of the 4x4 vehicle with native driver / guide, deep knowledge of the area and the culture of the place, in the English language. Do not miss this opportunity and book your Marrakech desert tour 4 day here.

At Marrakech Day Desert Tour we offer Private and small Shared Group 4 day desert tour Marrakech to Merzouga desert; luxury and standard Marrakech desert tours.

The price of the 4 Days desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara depends on the number of travellers, type of accommodations (Standard or Luxury) and the season. Please feel free to contact us anytime.

Itinerary Summary of the 4 day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

Day 1: Marrakech » Atlas Mountains » Ait Ben Haddou » Ouarzazate » Roses & Dades Valley [315 Km]

Day 2: Dades » Todra Gorges » El Jorf » Erfoud » Merzouga (Night in Desert Camp) [255 km]

Day 3: Merzouga Desert tour » Erg Chebbi dunes » Blach desert » Merzouga [50 Km]

Day 4: Merzouga Desert » Daraa Valley » Marrakech [562 Km]

Starting location: Marrakech

Ending location: Marrakech

Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights

Price: From 185€/person

The full Itinerary program of the Marrakech to Sahara Desert 4 days tour

Day 1: Marrakech » Atlas Mountains » Ait Ben Haddou » Ouarzazate » Roses & Dades Valley [315 Km]

The 4 day desert tour Marrakech to Sahara desert starts from the city of Marrakech. Departure towards Ouarzazate crossing the High Atlas, where we will stop to take pictures of the beautiful Berber settlements lost in the middle of the Atlas.

We will pass through a mountain pass with more than 2,260 meters of height, the highest in the whole country. Then we will continue to Ouarzazate, known as the Hollywood of Morocco. Visit of the kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a jewel of the region, declared World Heritage by UNESCO.

It is a fortified village with beautiful crenellated and decorated towers, one of the most beautiful in the Atlas region. We will continue via Ouarzazate and along the road of the Thousand Kasbahs through the Valley of Roses, continuing through the Valley of Dades. We will arrive at Boumalne Dades, a Berber village famous for its towering gorges and its views of the Atlas, now on the horizon. Night in Riad with charm.

Day 2: Dades » Todra Gorges » El Jorf » Erfoud » Merzouga (Camel Trek & Night in Desert Camp) [255 km]

In the second day of our Marrakech to Sahara Desert 4 days tour after breakfast we will depart to the Merzouga Sahara desert, Erg Chebbi dunes, through one of the most spectacular places in Morocco: the Gorges of Todra. An ideal place to walk and discover its impressive and natural rocky walls with more than 200 meters high and a crystal clear river that crosses them. We will have time to take a walk through the gorges and then continue towards Merzouga.

Arrival at the hotel where we will change the vehicle for the camels. You will make a lovely trip through the desert of Merzouga on the backs of the camels, in a two-hour journey to the camp, located in the largest dunes in all of North Africa. You will contemplate the sunset from the top of the dunes and enjoy some of the most beautiful starry skies in the world. Night and dinner in Camp (Berber tents).

Day 3: Merzouga Desert » Erg Chebbi Dunes tour » Nomad people » Merzouga [50 Km]

As in our Marrakech 4 day tour through the Moroccan desert, you will wake up early to enjoy the spectacular sunrise from the dunes. Then you will take the dromedaries back to the hotel where you can wash and have breakfast. We will continue on our way to Ouarzazate through Rissani, where we will stop to visit its traditional medina, which is considered the largest in the South of Morocco. Then we will continue to Alnif, Tazarine and the Draa Valley, with its impressive palm groves. Arrival in Ouarzazate and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 4: Merzouga Sahara Desert (Erg Chebbi Dunes) » Daraa Valley » Marrakech [466.5 Km]

After breakfast and before continuing to Marrakech you will visit the famous Kasbah of Taourirt, built in adobe with crenellated towers and that for its importance, its architecture and its decoration, is one of the most beautiful in Morocco. It has the honor of being the largest residence of the Glaoui, the 'pacha' of Marrakech. After seeing it, we will continue towards the red city of Marrakech crossing the High Atlas mountains through the pass of Tizi N'tichka. On the slopes of the mountains you will see remote Berber villages and farms that camouflage themselves with the landscape. Arrival in Marrakech, transfer to the airport or your hotel in Marrakech and end of the 4 day desert tour Marrakech to Marrakech.

4 day desert trips from Marrakech to Merzouga highlights, Includes and Excludes...

Tour Highlights

  • Atlas moutains views
  • Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
  • Ouarzazate Film Studio
  • Todra gorges & Palm groves
  • Camel ride in Sea Sand
  • Night in Desert Camp under Stars
  • Sunset & Sunrise from Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Berber villages
  • Nomadic people
  • Daraa Valley

Tour Includes

  • Pick up you from airport to your accommodation
  • Pick up you from your hotel in Marrakech
  • Drop you off at your accommodation in Marrakech
  • Tour in comfortable 4x4 vehicle A/C or modern minivan
  • Experienced English speaking driver/guide
  • 2 nights stay at hotel / riad ( dinner and breakfast included)
  • Camel trek (Camel each)
  • Bottled water for desert trip
  • Sandboarding in the dunes ( if that's an activity you're interested in)
  • An overnight at desert camp ( dinner and breakfast included)
  • Visit all interesting places along the way
  • Confirmation at time of booking

Tour Excludes

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Entrance to monuments ( optional)

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Private & Shared 4 day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

Shared small group 4 day / 3 Nights desert trips from Marrakech to Merzouga

Shared 4 day desert trips from Marrakech, including camel trek, night in the Sahara. During this tour you'll have your own room and private tent in the desert, you'll be sharing just the transportation.

Frequently asked questions

1. Do I need to bring a sleeping bag?

You won't need a sleeping bag on our Morocco tours as for the most part you'll be staying in 3-4 star hotels and our desert camp provides all the bedding you need including pillows and blankets. For your own personal comfort, you may wish to bring a sleeping bag liner to use at the desert camp.

2. How long is the camel trek in the Sahara?

We journey there by camel for an authentic Berber experience. The camel trek is about an hour and a half. If you prefer to walk then you can walk alongside our camel caravan but bear in mind that walking in sand can be tiring.

3. Is there another option if I do not want camel riding?

Yes, travellers who are not intrested in camel ride and want to spend night in the desert, we transfer them by 4WD to the desert camp.

4. What is the standard of hotels on your trips?

On our Signature product you'll be staying in a mix of 4 & 3 star modern hotels and traditional Moroccan riads. This gives you a chance to experience the local hospitality and stay in accommodation that reflects the character of Morocco. On our Adventure range of tours in Morocco the standard of accommodation is equivalent to a Western 3 star.

5. Is Moroccan food suitable for vegetarians?

Vegetables feature prominently in Moroccan cuisine so vegetarians should have no issues. It's true that Moroccans like their meat but it's always accompanied by a delicious range of vegetables and grains. There's a huge variety of salads to choose from, soups can easily be made vegetarian-friendly on request and the ubiquitous tagine and couscous dishes come in vegetarian options too.

Payments Method

To confirm any tour 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 euros, or equivalent in dollar or dirhams.

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