4 days Marrakech desert trip

Marrakech to Zagora and Merzouga desert tour


The 4 days Marrakech desert trips to Zagora desert and Merzouga Erg Chebbi you shall experience the diversity of desert areas in Morocco to follow the paths of the old caravan roads. starting from the small sand dunes of Zagora to the spectacular sand dunes in Merzouga, Hop on the camel and enjoy the ride into deep Sahara, explore the nomad life, under the shiny sky.

4 days Marrakech desert trip hilghights:

  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains and its Tizi Ntichka pass
  • Visit the Berber Village of Ait Ben Haddou consider as a world heritage
  • Drive across Draa Valley to reach Zagora desert
  • Camel trek in Merzouga to enjoy the dramatic sunset
  • Overnight spend in Erg Chebbi Sahara camp
  • Visit Todgha Gorges and enjoy the scenery of the Rose Valley

4 days Morocco desert trip from Marrakech itinerary:

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Draa Valley – Zagora

8 drive

The 4 days Marrakech desert tour to Zagora and Merzouga desert. depart early in the morning at around 07h30 a.m. The ride will take you through Tizi Ntichka Pass (altitude: 2,260 m), past adobe Berber villages and shepherds herding their goats. There is a stop in the High Atlas Mountains for some picture-taking and coffee break/rest. we will be heading to Ouarzazate, known as “The Gate of the Sahara” and due to the presence of a big movie-making set here, lunch break at a local restaurant. The desert trip resumes driving you past the Northeastern Anti Atlas Mountains towards the Agdz oasis. As you will be delighted by the rich sceneries and countless date palm trees lining up the Draa Valley. it's home of the largest tree palm plantations in Morocco and the former route of caravans for Sahara traders. By late afternoon, you will be ready to arrival at Zagora town, overnight spend in the hotel

Day 2: Zagora – Alnif - Merzouga desert

5 drive

today, you will start your journey towards the dunes of Erg Chebbi (Merzouga Desert) passing through the Anti-Atlas Mountains towards the town of Alnif, a hot spot for fossil hunters around the world, where we stop for lunch. We will also be passing through the city of Rissani, the home to the Alawite dynasty as they took power, we continue our road towards the captivating dunes of Erg Chebbi, which are a part of the Merzouga desert. After we arrive at the hotel in Merzouga, you will prepare for an approximately 60 minutes switch your mean of transportation into a camel trek across the sand dunes, just in time to see how the color of the dunes tends towards a mystical aspect under the beauty of the sunset over the Sahara. After arriving to the camp, where you will spend the night in nomadic tents, you will enjoy delicious Moroccan tagin, next to a fire camp, join thier folklor and drums playing, as you also climb the dunes to admiring one of the most beautiful night skies, under the magical light of the stars.

Day 3: Merzouga – Arfoud - Tinghir - Dades Valley

4 drive

You will wake up in the morning to admire the sunrise while crossing the Erg Chebbi dunes by camels. After a traditional breakfast Meet your driver in Merzouga and start your journey to dades Valley. Drive through Erfoud the famous city of the rocky desert rose, afterward we across the inti Atlas Mountains there are more stops and beautiful landscapes you will Across the eastern part of Morocco where to Tinghir city considered one of the Berber capitals. therefor you will be delighted by visiting the incredible Todra Canyon. before we end our journey, we will pass through the fortified Kasbahs, reach your hotel in the afternoon located in Dades Gorges with overnight and Moroccan dinner.

Day 4: Dades Gorge – Ait ben Haddou - Marrakech

6 drive

this last day after your breakfast in the hotel, begin our beautiful journey driving along to the roses valley, visit one of the cooperatives of roses water and learn how the locals make this scented gold product. before heading to Ouarzazate know as the gate of the Sahara desert, we will be passing through Skoura(fertile oasis lined with immense palm groves) As you will have a full lesson about Moroccan past and culture by visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ait Ben Haddou a set for various Hollywood movies. after lunch drives through the High Atlas Mountains Tizi-N-Tichka pass (2260m), the highest major pass pf North Africa. where will stop to admire Berber villages and beautiful wild landscapes?our 4 days Marrakech desert tour to Zagora and Merzouga will finish with a drop-off at your hotel/riad in Marrakech.

  • A/C modern 4×4 or van driven by an English speaking driver /guide
  • Pick up from your Marrakech hotel / Riad
  • First night at hotel Zagor including dinner and breakfast ( Private A/C ensuite room )
  • Camel trek in Erg Chebbi desert
  • Overnight spend in Sahara desert camp Erg Chebbi ( Private tent ) Showers available in the morning at the camp operator’s lodge – Dinner and breakfast are included.
  • Upgrade to a deluxe camp with an ensuite tent available in the booking of ( €70 per person )
  • Last night at Hotel Vieux chateau or similar in Dades Valley (Private A/C ensuite room) with dinner & breakfast
  • Drop off at your Marrakech hotel or the nearest location to your riad if car is not accessible.

  • Lunch & beverages
  • Entrance fees
  • local guides

Number and Price per person
1 /660€ 2 /380€ 3/290€ 4/240€ 5/200€ 6//190€ 7/140€ 8/17/130€

Things to Remember for Marrakech desert Tour:

  1. The indicated driving time is exclusive of lunches, sightseeing, and picture taking
  2. The price of this tour is changeable based on people number
  3. A Jeep car can fit up to 4 adults and if they're more Participants a van will be useful
  4. Local guides, entrance fees are not included as you pay directly to the suppliers.
  5. Pick up time for your hotel can be flexible around 07h30 and 08h00 AM from Marrakech.

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