The cultural 4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert. On this tour, you will explore the UNESCO Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. Then, we move to Ouarzazate town to visit Atlas Studios. Secondly, we drive to Skoura and Dades Valley. Besides, we visit Todra Gorges and spend a magical night in the Shara camp in Merzouga. Finally, we end the day by driving on another road to Marrakech. We will drop you off at your accommodation and end our service.
This is the itinerary of the 4 Days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert:
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley.
The first day of 4 days trip from Marrakech to Merzouga desert offers incredible things to visit. Firstly, we will pick you up from your accommodation or airport. After that, we travel from Marrakech to Dades Gorges, crossing the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass. We will make a stop for panoramic views and we keep our way via the traditional Berber village of Telouet. Furthermore, we continue to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest Kasbah in Morocco. You will have enough to visit this kasbah and enjoy your lunch. Finally, we drive to Ouarzazate and end the day in Dades valley. You will spend the night in a riad/hotel there.
Day 2: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga.
After breakfast, we drive from Dades Gorges to the desert of the Erg Chebbi. This is the Sahara where Merzouga village located. Thus, we drive through the Berber villages of Tinjdad, Jorf, and Erfoud town. Besides, you will view the oasis of the Tafilalet region on our way. And then we arrive in Merzouga and relax a few minutes and have mint tea.
Secondly, you will join your camel guide for a camel trip to the camp. Surely, this is a great chance to take photographic pictures of the sunset and sunrise. Once you are in the camp, you enjoy dinner and drum music around the fire. Finally, you spend a magical night under the stars in the middle of the desert.
Day 3: Merzouga – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate.
On the third day of the 4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert, you wake up early for sunrise. After watching the sunrise view, we go back on camels to Merzouga and enjoy a shower breakfast in Hotel. Thereafter, we travel to Ouarzazate. Hence, we will take another road to enjoy other Berber villages of the Atlas mountains and the Draa Valley. In addition to that, we stop in the Anti-Atlas Mountains for a panoramic view. Finally, we arrive at Ouarzazate and spend the night there
Day 4: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – High Atlas Mountains – Back To Marrakech.
Leaving Ouarzazate is after breakfast. Thus, we will have more time to visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. It is the most impressive and well-preserved fortress in Morocco. Not to mention, many movies were filmed here, such as Gladiator and Game of Throne. Secondly, we leave Ait Ben Haddou and start heading towards the majestic Atlas Mountains landscapes. Then, we cross the highest mountain pass in Morocco called Tizi ‘N’Tichka (2260m). Finally, we visit Argan Oil cooperative and end the day in Marrakech.
The price Inclusions of the 4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert:
- Tour in 4×4 vehicle/minibus with A/C.
- Hotel overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included).
- 1 night in desert camp.
- Camel ride.
The price Exclusions:
- Our Morocco trips team customizes different tours and itineraries from Marrakech. Therefore, if you want to end the tour in Fes, check out our other tour here.