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5 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

Excursion to the desert from Marrakech to Merzouga, 5 days tour from Marrakech to the Erg-Chebbi desert

5 Days Tour From Marrakech to the Merzouga Desert

Duration: 5 Days & 4 Nights
Category: Excursion to the desert

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate

Pick up from your hotel / Riad / Airport Drive to Marrakech and the High Atlas through the Tizi N'Tichka (2260m) with stops to enjoy and photograph the panoramic views offered by the way. Visit a cooperative of Argan, where we discovered the process of completion and will explain the many benefits it has for the human body. Then go to the south, turning off towards the village of Ait Ben Haddou, visit its Kasbah (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO) which were filmed as important films like Gladiator, Jewel of the Nile, Lauerence of arabia ... have lunch there and then we will go to Ouarzazate. Considered the great desert door. Dinner and overnight hotel.

Day 2: Ouarzazate - Valley of Daraa - The dunes of Erg Chebbi

After breakfast depart for the Draa Valley, where there is one of the longest rivers in Morocco. We will make several stops to admire the adobe kasbahs and Berber villages of the Draa Valley and take a track that passes through the oasis and towns up to visit the kasbah of Caid Ali, Tamnougalt. Then we will go to Alnif where we take our lunch. Then we head to the impressive dunes of Merzouga, where we take a tea and can enjoy a bath; or pee camels. . We left our bags at the hostel and we will not use in the desert and set off on a camel caravan an hour and a half to take us to the tents in the middle of the dunes. Then climb the dunes to practice sandsurf and watch the sunset. Dinner at the tents, live music and a campfire where we can dance and stargazing.

Day 3: The dunes of Erg Chebbi - Khamliya - Merzouga

We wake up before dawn to watch the sunrise. Camel back to the hostel, where we ducharemos and have breakfast. Rest and then headed towards the people of Khamlia, who is originally from Mali, where we take a cup of tea while we offer a short concert of Gnawa music. Return to the hotel, have lunch and have the afternoon free. Before sunset, we go with the car to the highest dune to watch a romantic sunset. Then have dinner and enjoy a Berber show with drums. Overnight at hotel.

Day: 4 Merzouga - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley

Headed Rissani to visit the mausoleum of Moulay Ali chref the founder of the Alaouit dynasty and then go to Erfoud to visit the factory of fossilized marble before continuing to Touroug to visit the underground irrigation old and then reach the valley of Todra where we will lunch and a guided tour in the palm and the Jewish Quarter. Then on to the gorges. The river Todra Gorge has formed a huge vertical walls and beautiful; It is a paradise for climbers and a unique place. We'll walk half an hour to do with tranquility Gorges. In the afternoon continue to the Dades Valley through Boumalne. Arrive at the Dades Gorge with several photo stops. Dinner and overnight at the Alberge.

Dia 5: Valle Dades-Skoura - Ouarzazate - Marrakech

After breakfast we will go down the same road towards Boumalne Dades. After several stops we head towards the path of a Thousand Kasbahs and the Valley of the Roses where we stop for a coffee and visit a cooperative cosmetics roses. Then we drive to the big palm Skoura where we stop to visit the kasbah of the 17th century Amredil Arrival in Ouarzazate where we take our lunch and visit the kasbah of Taourirt which was formerly the residence of Glaoui or Pasha of Marrakech. Then we will go through the mountain pass Tizi N'Tichka with stops to take pictures of the landscape. Arrive in Marrakech on 18h. Transfer to your Hotel / Riad.


- Tours in 4×4 A/C
- Fuel
- Driver - speaks english
- 4 nights in hotel accommodation with half board
- Camel per night and person for breakfast Bevouac Nomada Dinner

Not Included:

- Beverages
- Lunches
- Entrance fees

Review about this trip:

Pere Jose - Italy

Unique and unrepeatable experience, all very good people, always caring that we are well, beautiful views, absolute calm, and at night we made bonfires and sang and danced the Berber, very advisable, probably come back !!!

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