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5 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

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  • 5 Days
  • Max People : 20
  • Pickup: at your accommodation

Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Tour in 5 Days


The 5 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga is a best option  to travel between the landscape and Morocco Desert.

while exploring the deep of Morocco sahara desert, the 5 days and 4 overnights allows you to experience a camel trek to discover largest desert sand dunes and the Berber lifestyle. also get to visit so many beautiful places and fascinating scenery: The valley of Telouet, Ait benhaddou village, Ouarzazate, Valley of roses, Dades valley, Todra gorges, the cedar forest and its playfull monkeys, Ifrane town and so much more.

Here are the 5-day Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour highlights :

  • Enjoy the majestic Tizi N Tichka Pass the highest road in North Africa
  • Enjoy moments of peace and quiet in Sahara desert
  • sunset and sunrise in merzouga desert.
  • Visit Hollywood Cinema Studio in Ouarzazate
  • Visit Kasbah Taourirt (former home of Pacha Glaoui).
  • Experience camel trek through the big palm grove of draa and spend a night under nomadic tents

This is the itinerary of the 5 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga:

Day 1Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Dades valley – 7 hrs

Our private 5 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga start with picking you up from your accommodation in Marrakech.
We will head towards High Atlas mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka (2260m), to reach to Ait benhaddou village. you can enjoy the snow.
Once we head Ait ben haddou the fortified ksar with its beautiful Kasbahs. It has served as a natural scenery for many movies producers. After lunch we will Continue to Dades via Ouarzazate.The movie capital, where is the most important film studio in Morocco. then continue to palm grove of Skoura and Valleyy of Roses, where we will spend the first night.

Day 2 Dades valley – Todra gorge – Merzouga - 5/6 hrs

After breakfast we will depart to Morocco desert, taking the road drive around the colorful Berber villages to the vast palm grove of Tineghir.
We will continue to the Gorge of todgha, where we go on a trek along the canyons of about 300 m high, a preferred place of mountain climbers. Afterward, we will continue to Merzouga sahara desert. here you will have swimming pool in your Hotel if weather helps. overnight.

Day 3Merzouga sightseeing tour and Camel ride

After breakfast, we will make the large turn of the dunes of Merzouga the wandering deposit, the village of the Gnaoua, mines of MIFISS, the plates desert with the meeting of the Berber nomads of the desert.
In the afternoon you will take a camel ride for 1h 30 min, We simply can’t miss the opportunity of appreciating the sunset behind the dunes of the bewildering Sahara desert. Our night will be topped off with local music and traditional Berber food around a campfire.

Day 4 Merzouga – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate 7hrs

After a quiet and memorable night in the dunes of Erg Chebbi sand, you can watch the sunrise over the dunes. we go back with the camels to the hotel for breakfast and shower.
And then leave for Rissani to explore the tourist area including the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif and the palm grove as a part of your exploration. Lunch in Nkoub, then continue to Ouarzazate through the Draa Valley. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Ouarzazate.

Day 5Ouarzazate - Atlas Mountains – Marrakech

After your breakfast, we will continue to Marrakech with a detour to the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet and visit the Kasbah el Glaoui and crossing the high Atlas mountain. Then towards to Marrakech end of your 5 days desert tours from Marrakech to Merzouga.

Price Includes

  • Pick up service from your accommodation in Marrakech
  • Private Transport by an A/C vehicle
  • Overnight in desert camp dinner and breakfast are included
  • Camel ride for sunset and sunrise (one camel each)
  • English speaking driver/guide

Price Excludes

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunches and drinks
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the program

How Long is Camel ride?

It is roughly 1 hour for sunset and the other hour for sunrise the following day. Time depends on the season, Day light saving time, and sunset/sunrise time.

Is it possible to reach the camp without riding the camels?

You can. a 4×4 will be offered to transfer you from Merzouga lodge to Erg Chebbi desert camp for an extra fee of 30 Euros ( Return transfer )

is that fix price of the tour ?

No! We just gives you Average price! the price of the tour is depends on how many person want to go on the tour, and the type of accommodation.