Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Tour: One week in Morocco

Key Features
Tour Name: One Week Morocco Itinerary
Tour Type: Private Tour
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
Departure: Daily
Starting Point: Marrakech
Ending Point: Marrakech
Tour Highlights
Visiting Places: Marrakech, Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Skoura, Merzouga, Boumalne Dades, Tinghir, Rissani.
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, Todra Gorge, Dades Gorges, Berber Villages, Gnawa Music, Nomad Families.
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One Week Morocco Itinerary, 7-Days Desert Tour From Marrakech to Merzouga

One Week Morocco Itinerary, 7-Days Desert Tour From Marrakech to Merzouga

How you will spend these 7 days tour in Morocco?

Days in Morocco company placed at your disposal this simple suggestion of this tour itinerary to give you the idea about how you will spend your 7 days in Morocco itinerary, a day-by-day plan to guide your journey. This tour itinerary can be changed to suit your dream tour, and it will be customized to fit your needs.

Overview: of 7 day Morocco tour from Marrakech to the desert

This trip of one week in Morocco itinerary will allow you to experience beautiful views such as riding camels, visiting the great kasbahs crossing the High Atlas Mountains and spending the night in the desert yurts. Seven days of the Marrakech desert tour is going to be an amazing week to explore the desert of Morocco. You will be completely pleased with this 7-day Marrakech tour experience and enjoy your time; there is more stuff involved in this trip.


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

Day 1: Marrakech Arrival

In the early morning, our trip starts with our driver who will pick you up from your airport. On the first day of our 7 days - one-week Morocco tour, we will drive to your accommodation where you will spend the night and take a rest.

Driving distance None
Estimated driving duration None
Overnight Overnight stay in Marrakech at your accommodation.
Meals None
Day 2: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Kalaat M'Gouna - Dades Gorges

The next morning, we begin with a drive through Ouarzazate and several Berber villages that are known for the big palm trees, the Kasbahs, and the Ksours. Then we arrive at the Dades gorges where you will spend the second night.

Driving distance Approximately 331 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 5 hr 46 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Boumalne Dades.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 3: Dades Gorges - Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga

After your breakfast, we drive along the Dades Gorges before heading to Merzouga. We'll travel to the gorges of Todra, you will discover spectacular limestone river canyons with their beauty. We continue through the town of Tinejdad, Touroug, and Erfoud for a delicious Berber pizza of Medfouna. We go over the panoramic Ziz valley on our way to Merzouga Desert where we are going to spend the night.

Driving distance Approximately 264 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 3 hr 59 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 4: Merzouga - Berber Families - Merzouga (Camel Ride & Night in Sahara)

Our tour starts in the morning, but today we are not leaving Merzouga. We'll rather visit the area along with the Khamlia village “Gnaoua”. we will meet Gnaoua people that are known for their unique type of music in which drums are considered as an essential tool for them to use. Experience climbing in the top of the camels to ride along with Erg Chebbi camp at the high dunes watching the sunset and getting ready to spend the night in the camp yurts.

Driving distance Approximately 86 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 1 hr 9 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Merzouga.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 5: Merzouga - Erfoud - Dades Gorges - Skoura - Ouarzazate

At the top of the high dunes, the sun rises and creates a fascinating view that deserves to wake up earlier. After your breakfast, you go with the camels to the hotel for a shower and then continue to Todra Gorges. There are spectacular limestone river canyons to explore and appreciate its beauty. Afterward, we carry on our tour to see the beauty of Dades Gorges, after we take lunch, we will drive through the oasis of Skoura, watch the palm trees and the surrounded Kasbahs that are over the oasis, finally on our arrival to Ouarzazate we will see the great Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas studios before spending the night at this Hollywood city of Morocco.

Driving distance Approximately 369 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 5 hr 15 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Ouarzazate.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 6: Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Tizi N'Tichka - Marrakech

In the morning we are going to leave Ouarzazate and heading to see Ait Benhaddou village, which is an old and famous castle that was belonged to the Glaoui Pasha. This Kasbah was one of the multiple sites on the UNESCO World Heritage list because it represents a great example of a remaining historical spot. Then, through the High Atlas Mountains, we head to Marrakech, where the driver will pick you wherever you want to go at the end of the tour.

Driving distance Approximately 193 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 3 hr 40 min (without stops)
Overnight Overnight stay in Marrakech.
Meals Breakfast Dinner
Day 7: Marrakech - Transfer to the airport

After taking your breakfast, our professional driver will pick you up from your accommodation and transfer you to the airport to end up the trip. End of our services: 7 days Marrakech desert tour.

Driving distance None
Estimated driving duration None

Note:

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);
  • 5 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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