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Take a journey to the heart of Morocco with our 4-5 day Desert tour from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi. Explore the stunning landscapes of the High Atlas Mountains, the Dades Valley and Todra Gorges, and the iconic Erg Chebbi dunes. This tour is designed to give you the perfect balance of adventure and relaxation, with plenty of time to take in the sights and experience the local culture.
Begin your journey in Marrakech, where you will be picked up by our experienced guide and transported to the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains. Along the way, we will make stops at interesting sites such as nomads living in caves and palm groves. Once we arrive at our hotel, you will have time to relax and enjoy a cup of traditional Moroccan tea before setting off on a hike in the Dades Valley or Todra Gorges.
Next, we will embark on a camel trek to the Erg Chebbi dunes, where you will spend the night in a luxurious Merzouga desert camp. This is a unique opportunity to experience the magic of the desert and witness the breathtaking sunset and sunrise over the dunes. After a night under the stars, we will head back to Marrakech, but not before visiting some of the Morocco's most popular tourist attractions such as Ait Benhaddou or Ouarzazate.
The 4-5 day Morocco desert tour from Marrakech is the perfect way to experience the beauty and culture of this fascinating country. With so much to see and do, you will not be disappointed. So, pack your bags and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!
DAY 1 Marrakesh- High Atlas Mountains – Ait Ben haddou - Ouarzazate - Boumalane Dades.
The first day of this Morocco desert tour will start at 8 am from Marrakesh towards the High Atlas Mountains by passing through the Tizi n'Tichka path where you stop to appreciate the mountain landscapes. Passing Tizi n' Tichka bends you will head to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah which is the largest of Morocco Kasbahs and also has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several films have been shot here. You will break for lunch in Ait Ben Haddou and continue on your drive to Ouarzazate city which is nicknamed the "Hollywood of Morocco" and Morocco's filmmaking location. There it existed the world’s largest film studio in Atlas Studios. you will visit the historical monuments of Taourirt Kasbah to learn more about Moroccan architecture. After Ouarzazate you will drive and experience the charming landscapes of Kasbahs through the Berber villages of Skoura and Roses Valley renowned for a rose festival that is organized every year in May .night will be in Bomaln Dades the valley of birds
DAY 2 Bomaln Dades - Todgha Gorge – Merzouga.
The second day of the tour will start from Bomaln Dades into the Sahara desert of Morocco which has the largest and highest sand dunes in Morocco, Erg Chebbi. Then we will pass Tinghir and head to Gorge Todra which is the narrowest Gorge in Morocco. When we leave Todra Gorge we will pass through different Berber villages of Tinjdad, Matlab, and Touring. The next stop will be in Jourf where you will see an old system of irrigation used by the ancient people in the 16th century. Thereafter continue to Erfoud the land of fossils where it existed many fossils mining offering fossils sale. The lunch will be in one of many restaurants on the way. you make your way to the Sahara desert in Morocco where you will find your camels waiting for you to ride them to enjoy the sunset and stay in a traditional Berber camp overnight in the middle of the sand dunes in one of the Merzouga luxury desert camps and listen to some Berber drum music under the moon and stars.
DAY 3 Merzouga –Errisani-alnif-agdz-Ouarzazate
Waking up early to see the sunrise and ride the camels back to meet your driver/guide and start your day with him by visiting Erisani one of the main stations of the trading caravans in the past where you will visit an old traditional market (if its market day) than passing through Alnif, Tazarin, Nkub, and Agdz where it existed the largest river in Draa valley, reaching Ouarzazat where you will stay overnight in nice hotel.
DAY 4 Ouarzazate – High Atlas Mountain - Marrakech.
This day will be the last day of your Morocco private tours, After breakfast in Ouarzazate your destination will be Marrakech passing over the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’Tichka bends but before you will visit the Atlas movie studio the world’s largest film studio then you will reach your riad/hotel in Marrakech.