4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

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In these 4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, you will cross the high Atlas Mountains toward Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, visit Dades valley and Todra gorges. Afterwards, continue to Merzouga desert where you will enjoy the camel trekking and spend a Magical night in a desert camp. Finally, back to Marrakech through Drra valley, agdaz and tizi n’tichka.


  •  Cross the High Atlas Mountains   
  •  Pay a visit to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
  •  Explore Ouarzazate the Hollywood of Africa
  • Visit the two spectacular Gorges of Dades and Todra
  • Stay at Sahara Desert camp
  • Catch an amazing sunset and sunrise in the Desert
  • Observe a lovely starry night in the desert
  • Enjoy a life changing camel ride in Merzouga desert
  •  Pass through the panoramic view of Draa Valley
  • Enjoy the spectacular landscapes of the southeast


Day 1Marrakech – High Atlas Mountains – Ait Ben Haddou – Dades Valley

In the morning you will meet your driver/guide, to start your private 4 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga via dades valley, drive through the magnific high Atlas Mountains and pass of Tizi N’tichka (2260m). After an impressive landscape in the heart of these stunning mountains, chain to Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO world heritage site. Here where many famous movies that have been shot such as: prince of Persia, Gladiator, Babel, etc.

Enjoy lunch in Ouarzazate” The Hollywood of Africa” where there are many studios and kasbahs, many films have been filmed here as well. Thereafter, continue to Skoura to visit the Amredhyle kasbah, then head to kalaa m’gouna, famous for rose fields and rose products, it’s known for its annual festival during the rose harvest in May. Then, go on to Dades valley where you will enjoy seeing the beautiful rocks formation called” the monkey fingers”. Check into your accommodation in the middle of Dades Gorges.

Day 2 Dades valley – Todra gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga

The 2nd of your 4 days Morocco desert tour you will leave Dades gorge to Tinghir town, you will admire the beautiful landscape and Berber villages along the way to Todra gorges. After, a short walk in the gorges you will continue your journey to Merzouga via Tinjdad and Erfoud famous for its fossils, arrive at your accommodation in Merzouga, you will be welcomed with a glass of tea, before getting ready for the camel ride to enjoy an amazing sunset in heart of Erg Chebbi dunes. Later on, back to your camp for dinner, also you will enjoy the Berber music around bonfire, sleep under 1000 of stars. 

Day 3 Merzouga Adventure

Get up early to see the sunrise, over the sand dune nearby your camp. After breakfast and shower. you explore the Majestic Merzouga sand dunes will start with visit an oasis near dunes. continue to enjoy a cup of tea with the nomad family, thereafter we’ll stop by Mefiss, its de place where a lot of kohl and minerals were found and exported to france. Later on, we head off towards khamlia village, via the wonderful panoramic view of the Erg chebbi.

Visit the Gnawa House, it’s an ethnic group best known for their music, which is rich repertoire of ancient African-Islamic spiritual songs. After lunch, we’ll complete the tour, visiting one fantastic Lake or called Tifart. on the route you might meet some desert animals such as sand Foxe Goats, etc. From here, you have a choice to spend the night in a hotel in the village or back to the camp for second night.

 Day 4 Merzouga – Rissani – Nkob – Agdez – high Atlas – Marrakech

Today it will be great to wake up early to enjoy a magical sunrise in the dunes. then head back to your camp for breakfast and shower, before leaving to Marrakech via Rissani, Alnif, Tazarine, the village of Nkob where you will have time for lunch. Thereafter pass by Draa valley towards Agdaz. In the Afternoon cross the High Atlas Mountains to reach your hotel/ riad in Marrakech, and eventually, end the 4 Days Marrakech Desert Tour.

Departure & Return Location

Marrakech – Merzouga – Marrakech

Departure Time

About 8 O’clock

Price Includes

  • Pick up from your riad/hotel
  • Private car with A/C
  • Fuel
  • English/speaking driver
  • Over night in dades valley
  • 2 Nights in private tent
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Camel treking
  • Drop off at your riad/hotel

Price Excludes

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Ticket to monuments

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get to the desert from Marrakech?

Marrakech to Merzouga distance is 560 Km. However, it will be split into two days on the way, with a night in Dades Valley. The last day of the tour includes a lot of driving. So, if you have enough time in Morocco, we’d advise you to book a 5-day desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga.

Which accommodations are included?

You have the choice between standard and luxury accommodation.

Do I need a sleeping bag for the overnight in the Desert?

No, you don’t need a sleeping bag, you will stay at an equipped desert camp with all amenities.

Are there showers at your Sahara Desert camp?

If you prefer to stay in a standard tent the shower and toilets are shared, but if you choose to upgrade to a luxury desert camp, you will have a private shower and toilet inside your tent.

Is It Possible To Have Vegetarian Or Vegan Food?

Yes, it’s possible to provide vegetarian or vegan food. Please let your driver/guide know on the first day.

How to book and pay?

To confirm This tour, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is payable in cash at the pick-up, to be paid to your driver in euros, or equal in dollars or dirhams.
Usually, we request balance payments in cash because PayPal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s a world institution. Also, we can in some cases accept the complete payment via PayPal however a 5% fee is going to be applied to hide the additional transaction charges. Just in case you’re considering this method, it’s best to rearrange the payment before the tour.



If this Marrakech desert trip 4 day, does not match what you’re looking for, then contact us. Besides, we provide customized desert tours in Morocco according to your duration of stay and your preferences. On the other hand, our Team at Excursion in Morocco is at your service to answer any questions and give you detailed quotes about tours, and also an advice about the best time and places to visit. Whether you’re thinking about leading a tour or simply have questions we’re here to help.

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4 Day Marrakech Desert Tour

Couple Traveller

I recommend this agency to everyone who wants to experience the real Morocco. During 4 days Marrakech desert trip we visited the most characteristic places and slept in the Sahara Desert. We had a very good guide and driver (greetings to Ibrahim), they arranged good quality ranges for us for all 3 nights including breakfast and dinner. No hidden costs everything was very clear as they told us also the price was lower than other agencies. The car had air conditioning and was new and clean (4 x 4 Pajero). Our trip was earlier of 2019.

January 21, 2019