4 Days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara Desert
4 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara Desert Overview
This 4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara Desert starts from Marrakech to the Dades valley. On the way, you will visit the Kasbah of Telouet and Ait Ben Haddou. Overnight in the Riad du Dades in a beautiful valley. On day 2 we drive to Todgha gorge where you can have a short walk. Later on, you will have a short camel trek to reach the desert camp in the middle of the dunes and enjoy the sunset on one of the high sand dunes. If you wake up early you can also enjoy the sunrise
The next day after breakfast we visit the Gnawa village, then we drive to Risani and Tazzarine where you can visit a prehistoric site consisting of rock drawings if you wish.
On day 4 we drive from Tamsahelte to Marrakech via the valley of the Draa, a valley of thousand palm trees. On the way, you can enjoy different landscapes.
What You’ll Do Our 4 Days Tour Marrakech Sahara Desert Tour
- Visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
- Visit the Kasbah of Telouet.
- Enjoy all that the Sahara desert has to offer.
4 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara Desert Itinerary:
This 4-day tour from Marrakech to the Sahara starts at 8:00 AM from your chosen location in Marrakech to the Dades Valley and Merzouga Desert. Our tour gives you a great opportunity to discover the best desert part of Morocco with an experienced team.
Day 1: Trip from Marrakech to Dades Gorge. (About 341 km via N9 and N10)
Departure at 8:00 from your Riad or Hotel in Marrakech direction southeast to cross the high Atlas Mountains. After the Tizi n’Tichka pass, you leave the main road and take a side road to the village of Telouet to visit the Kasbah of Telouet which was a former residence of the Glaoui family.
The valley we are driving through was an important road for the caravans of traders. We continue along the stunningly beautiful road to Ait Ben Haddou where we have lunch. This is the most famous fortified Kasbah in Southern Morocco and is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. After lunch, we visit the Kasbah. This has been used as the backdrop for many Hollywood films. Then to Ouarzazate or African Hollywood as many actors call this small city. Here you can also visit some movie studios and Taourirt Kasbah, the entry fees are not included.
Drive along the Valley of the Roses, then to Dades Valley by the road of 1000 Kasbah’s to get to our hotel in Dades Gorge (Hotel Babylon Dades).
Day 2: Trip from Dades Gorge to Merzouga. ( About 296 km via N10)
Departure from the Dades Valley heading to the Todgha Gorge which is the most famous natural gorge in North Africa. We are going to have there a short walk. You may also have the opportunity to meet some nomad people who fetch water in the gorge. After lunch, we will cross several Berber villages including Erfoud to reach the Erg Chebbi desert for an amazing experience. You will benefit from a splendid sunset, a sky full of stars, and spectacular sunrise on the top of the dunes near the camp where you will spend the night in Berber tents after a short camel trek.
Day 3: Trip from Merzouga to Alnif and Tamsahlte. (About 202 km via N12)
After breakfast departure from Merzouga towards the Ouest, passing Rissani then Alnif village to arrive in Tazzarine where we can visit the prehistoric site consisting of rock drawings if you wish. The drawings date from about 5000 years BC. Then you will spend the night in a kasbah in Tamsahlte (Riad du Sud).
Day 4: Trip from Tamsahlte to Ouarzazate and Marrakech (About 360 km via N9)
On the way, we will pass the village of 45 kasbahs where you have a splendid view of the village.
Continue the way to cross the north part of the Draa valley which is considered to be the longest valley in Morocco with its 240 km of palm grove and Berber villages. This region is well known for the good quality of the dates and Henna.
At the end of the day, we cross the Atlas Mountains to arrive in Marrakech.
4 Days Trip From Marrakech to Merzouga Prices
2 PaxCouple4 days1049€
3 PaxGroup4 Days1150€
4 PaxFamily4 Days1300€
5 PaxFamily4 Days1400€
The Price Includes
- The price of the tour includes a vehicle with a driver/guide, a camel trek, accommodation with dinner, and breakfast.
- Entrance fees for monuments, lunch, and drinks are not included.
Knowing before booking with us
Desert Morocco Adventure organizes only private tours so please if you are traveling with 2 adults ( in total 3 persons) and you are planning to book with us a tour make a booking in the tour schedule for 3 pax and not in a group of 5 persons.
If you are more than 5 people or you are traveling with kids please contact us.
The luxury option is also available.
Please note: It can be cold on the way so we suggest you bring with you some warm clothes and good shoes for walking. If you have already chosen the places where you would like to have lunch on the way, please let us know so we can update your driver.