4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

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Why this Morocco 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga?

4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga is one of our best-seller tours in Morocco, this trip is good for travelers that don't like to drive for a long time, this desert tour will not take you to explore the imperial cities, and the blue city of Chefchaouen, we will be limited to the south-east only. The interesting place on this tour it's the Merzouga Sahara desert and you will try the best this you can have in this place, experience camel trekking over Erg Chebbi dunes, and enjoy the best view sunset and sunrise in the world. Don't forget Todra gorges that attract mountain climbers and Dades gorges. This Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour is a great option to see the Berber life and enjoy a cup of tea with them, in this itinerary we will pass through the road of one thousand Kasbahs, and via the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah.

Regarding the price and the accommodations on this trip, you will spend one night in Berber camp in Merzouga, and the others will be in a Hotel/Riad. All this with affordable price and best quality services.

Key Features
Tour Name: 4 Days Marrakech to Merzouga
Tour Type: Private Tour
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Departure: Daily
Starting Point: Marrakech
Ending Point: Marrakech
Tour Highlights
Visiting Places: Marrakech, Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Merzouga, Dades Valley, Todra Gorge, Rissani, Nkob, Erfoud, Telouet.
Key attractions: Desert of Merzouga, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, High Atlas Mountains, Camel ride in desert & a wonderful sunset, sunrise, Spend night in a Berber Camp, Dades Gorges, Todra Gorge, Berber Villages, Telouet Kasbah.
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4 Day Desert Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga

4 Day Desert Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga

How you will spend these 4 days in Morocco?

Days in Morocco tour company suggests this itinerary for your 4-day tour in Morocco. We offer a day-to-day plan to guide you on your journey. This tour itinerary can be changed to suit your dream tour, and it will be customized to fit your needs.

Overview: of 4 days tour Marrakech to Merzouga

This tour offers 4 days and 3 nights. Enjoy a desert trip from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi Dunes in Merzouga where you savour a cup of Sahara tea, see nomads living in Berber caves, or hike in Dades Valley and Todra gorges. We recommend a minimum of 4 days for a Marrakech to Merzouga desert trip to break-up the journey and have time to see the sites along the way. The 4-day Marrakech Sahara desert tour to Erg Chebbi dunes and back to Marrakech is highly recommended simply because there are so many attractions to see besides camel trekking and an overnight stay in a Berber camp (Bivouac).

Tour Itinerary: A day-by-day plan to guide your journey.

Day 1: Marrakech - Tizi N'Tichka - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Dades valley

We will pick you up from your accommodations early. Your journey will start from Marrakech to Dades Gorges. Crossing the pass of Tizi N'Tichka Atlas, you will witness sweeping views of the mountains, towards the traditional High Atlas Berber village of Telouet. We will continue our journey and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, a spectacular fortified village. You will have lunch in Ait Benhaddou or Ouarzazate and keep going to Dades Valley. You will overnight in Dades Gorges.

Driving distance Approximately 331 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 5 hr 45 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Dades Valley.
Meals Dinner
Day 2: Dades Valley - Todra Gorge - Jorf - Erfoud - Merzouga

After breakfast, we will drive from Dades Gorges to the Erg Chebbi Sahara desert in Merzouga. Berber villages are scattered along the road here. Driving through Tinjdad, Jorf, and Erfoud, we will begin to experience the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet. We will continue to Merzouga desert. After relaxing for a few minutes in Merzouga, we will ride the camels waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes. We will spend the night in the camp (Nomad Berber tents) with drums, and music in the middle of Sahara. Experience the desert at night with your camera or take photos of the sunset and sunrise.

Driving distance Approximately 264 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 3 hr 59 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga (desert camp).
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 3: Merzouga - Rissani - Alnif - Nkob - Ouarzazate

After watching the sunrise, we finish breakfast and ride camels back to Merzouga. Once we arrive there, you will have the opportunity to shower in the hotel or Riad. Then we will start our trip to the city of Ouarzazate through the Berber villages through the chain Atlas Mountains (Tinjdad, Tinghir Todra gorges, Boumalene Dades). We will take a break time to have lunch in Dades Valley. Then we continue our journey to Ouarzazate where we will arrive in the evening at about 6 p.m., and spend the night in Ouarzazate.

Driving distance Approximately 369 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 5 hr 6 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Ouarzazate.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 4: Ouarzazate - Berber Villages - High Atlas Mountains -Marrakech

In the morning we leave Ouarzazate city to Marrakech. We will visit the UNESCO site, which is the protected site of Ait Benhaddou. In Morocco, it's the most impressive Kasbah and a well-protected castle. "Gladiator", "Lawrence of Arabia" were filmed here. We leave Ait Benhaddou and head towards the majestic Atlas Mountains, crossing through the highest pass in Morocco - Tizi N'Tichka – 2260 metres, with impressive sceneries of valleys, mountains, and close Berber villages. We will arrive at Marrakech in the evening where you will be dropped off at your Marrakech accommodations and the tour ends.

Driving distance Approximately 193 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 3 hr 39 min (without stops)


Journey times and distances are estimates and are based on the direct route between the start location and end location for each day of the itinerary, where applicable. They do not include detours or stops for sightseeing.

Tour Map: Here's a map of your travel route.

What's Included: Don't worry, we've got this covered.

Prices Included

  • Pick you up from airport to your accommodation;
  • Pick you up from your accommodation;
  • Drop you off at your accommodation;
  • Tour Commentary;
  • Transport by private vehicle with A/C;
  • English speaking driver/guide;
  • Car Fuel;
  • Camel trek (Camel per person);
  • 1 night stay at luxurious or standard desert camp (as your choice);
  • 2 night stay at Hotel or Riad;
  • All dinners;
  • Daily breakfast;
  • Confirmation at time of booking;
  • Plus many surprises stops on the way.

Prices Not Included

  • Flights to/from Morocco;
  • Meals, drinks & entrance fees;
  • Personal travel insurance;
  • Tips & Personal expenses.

Optional Extras

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase);
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required;
  • Children's must be accompanied by an adult.

Free cancellation

FREE! If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of most activities, you will receive a complete refund if you paid all the price.

Tourism Transport in Morocco - Our Cars

It's our goal to make memories that last a lifetime when you visit Morocco. That is we only offer the best at our disposal.

Our vehicles are fully-equipped for your comfort and adventure. Air conditioned and comfortable, these rugged vehicles are built for the road. Our cars have 6 seats. They're clean. The fleet includes the Toyota Prado TX, Toyota Prado VX, and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.

Our drivers are connoisseurs of their regions. No one knows Morocco better than them. When they bring you on your journey, it will feel like travelling with a trusted friend.

For groups ranging from 7 to 17 in size, we offer minibusses and minivans such as the Hyundai H-1 Minivan, Mercedes Minibus's, and the Mercedes Vito.

Feel free to travel with our guide by your own vehicle, if you have one. Or use our 4-wheeled-drive. The choice is always yours.

Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Toyota Prado TX (4x4)

  • Capacity: 6 Seater;
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual / Automatic.
Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Toyota Prado VX (4x4)

  • Capacity: 6 Seater
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual.
Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Mercedes-Benz Vito

  • Capacity: 7/8 Seater;
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual / Automatic.

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