4 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
Enjoy a 4-day Morocco tour from Marrakech to the captivating Merzouga Desert. This adventure promises to showcase the enchanting magic of Morocco while you traverse the diverse landscapes, culture, and experiences this extraordinary country offers. As you journey from Marrakech to Merzouga, you’ll discover the Sahara Desert, Berber villages, majestic landscapes, and captivating cultural treasures, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
- Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
- Marvel at the Todra Gorges, a 300-meter-high mountain of golden splendor.
- Experience a camel trek in the Merzouga Desert.
- Enjoy a traditional Berber dinner under the starry desert sky.
- Visit the renowned Atlas film studio in Ouarzazate and discover its cinematic history.
- Traverse the breathtaking landscapes of the Anti-Atlas Mountains and the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi Ntichka pass.
- Private 4×4 vehicle or minibus with A/C.
- English-speaking driver.
- Night in the desert camp.
- Camel ride.
- Breakfasts & dinners.
- Lunches & drinks.
- Entrance fees to monuments if any.
Welcome to Marrakech, also known as the "Red City." Upon your arrival, you will have the pleasure of meeting your guide who will be your companion throughout this exciting 4-day adventure. Departing from the bustling city, your journey begins with a scenic drive towards the majestic High Atlas Mountains.
The drive will take you through the captivating Moroccan mountain landscapes, and you'll make a brief stop at the mountain's peak to savor a glass of refreshing mint tea. Continuing your expedition, you'll proceed to the renowned Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in all of Morocco and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
This historic Kasbah comprises a cluster of earthen buildings enclosed by high walls and serves as a representation of traditional pre-Saharan living. Here, you will have ample free time to explore the entire area, capturing picturesque moments with your camera. Lunch will be served against this captivating backdrop.
Afterward, your journey will take you to Ouarzazate, often referred to as the "Gateway to the Desert." The climate begins to adopt a Saharan character, setting the stage for a unique and unforgettable experience. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the famous Atlas film studio, a renowned location for the filming of many well-known movies. Your route towards the town of Dades Valley will lead you through the enchanting Roses Valley, and upon your arrival, you will spend a peaceful night in a comfortable hotel.
Today's adventure will lead you to your final destination, the Sahara Desert of Morocco. En route to the Todra Gorges, a majestic Oasis in the Darra region, you'll have the chance to marvel at the Todra River, framed by towering 300-meter-high rocks. Take some free time to stroll by the river's side, soaking in the scenic beauty.
Continuing your journey, you'll reach the desert town of Rissani, known for its abundance of fossils. Here, you'll visit a local workshop to witness the transformation of fossils into exquisite decorations.
As you approach the Morocco desert, you'll continue your route towards Erg Chebbi. You will be dropped off at a charming hotel near the dunes for your first night in the desert.
Following a restful night at your hotel, the day promises an exciting adventure of discovering the expansive Sahara Desert and the town of Merzouga. You will have the opportunity to engage in a variety of unique activities, such as exploring local markets, meeting the indigenous Berber people, and embarking on a thrilling 4x4 drive over the sand dunes with an experienced driver. Don't forget to savor the delectable Berber pizza, a local specialty.
Later in the day, your camels will be ready to transport you on a 1-hour camel ride into the heart of the dunes. This experience is an ideal opportunity for capturing stunning photographs and relishing the enchanting atmosphere, especially during the mesmerizing sunset. Upon reaching your luxurious desert camp, a delightful dinner will be served, and you will spend the night beneath the starry desert sky.
Awake early to witness the captivating desert sunrise. You will bid farewell to the camp and return to your accommodations via a private camel ride, leaving the desert behind. After a hearty breakfast and a quick shower, your 4x4 vehicle will be ready to transport you back to Marrakech.
Your return journey will take you through the beautiful landscapes of the Dara Valley and Ouarzazate, making stops along the way to enjoy the picturesque views. By evening, you will arrive in Marrakech, where you will be dropped off at your accommodation, marking the end of your memorable 4-day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert.