5 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga





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Experience the beauty and vastness of the desert on a 5-day tour from Marrakech. From the red city of Marrakech, you can access many of the great wonders of the Moroccan desert. Whether you want to explore the rolling sand dunes of Erg Chebbi or visit the ancient caravan towns of the Sahara, this 5 days desert tour from Marrakech is perfect for the adventurous traveler.

On this 5 days desert tour from Marrakech, you will be able to explore the magical Sahara and its captivating culture. Tour the historical cities of Fes and Meknes, where you’ll have the opportunity to observe traditional Berber life. You will also have the opportunity to explore the magical Marrakech Medina, discovering hidden secrets with a knowledgeable guide.

On this 5-day desert tour from Marrakech, you will also have the chance to explore the rolling sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Experience the sensation of riding a camel across the desert, and savor the stunning sunsets that appear over the horizon. You can also spend the night sleeping in a Berber tent, and join the local nomads for an unforgettable experience.

For the adventurous traveler, this 5 days desert tour from Marrakech is the perfect way to explore the beauty of the Moroccan desert. From historical cities to vast sand dunes, there’s something for everyone on these tours. So, what are you waiting for? Let the adventure begin!


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  • Comfort Transportation
  • breakfast Per Day
  • Dinner & Music Event
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Camel Trekking
  • Monument Fees
  • Lunch & Drinks
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Tour Plan

After picking you up from your hotel in Marrakesh at 8 am, we will drive to the High Atlas or Sof Moroccan Atlas Mountains. You will pass through the Tizi N’Tichka port, where you can take pictures of the small Berber villages that blend into the landscape. You will also see panoramic views and take pictures of these villages.When we get to the ksar (fortified village) of Ait Ben Haddou, we’ll see the famous Kasbah. Then we’ll go south and visit the famous Kasbah (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). It has been used in many favorite movies, like Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penélope Cruz, and a lot more. Free lunchtime in town. Then we move on to Ouarzazate, which means “noiseless or without confusion” in the Berber language.Here, we’ll see the Taourirt kasbah, one of Morocco’s most beautiful ksars. The next place to go is the Rose Valley, a beautiful place to see more than 700,000 palm trees and a lot of kasbahs in the area. In this Valley, damascene roses are grown for rosewater, which is very valuable. The Rose Festival is held here every year in May, and it is a significant museum for Moroccan history. Finally, we arrive in the Dades valley, where we will rest for the night.
After breakfast, we’ll have one of the most spectacular views of the Dades Valley from a strategic lookout in the mountains, where we’ll be able to admire a large number of kasbahs and the picturesque features of each one. From Tinerhir, an excellent asphalt road travels up the valley to the gorge and then to the desert.We’ll make a few stops along the road and eventually arrive at the Todra Gorges. The scenery is breathtaking. The area is populated by locals, who can be seen in their adobe villages. These gorges are popular with rock climbers because they have rock walls with a lot of different shapes.After a short walk through the Todra gorges, you’ll have some time to have lunch in Tinejdad or Touroug. Then, we’ll keep going through the desert until we reach the spectacular dunes of Merzouga. Camel rides will take us one hour to our nomad camp in the middle of a sea of dunes. We’ll stay there until the sun comes up again tomorrow morning (Erg Chebbi). Before dinner, we’ll watch the sunset from the top of a dune and then sleep beneath a starry sky in a tent.
After breakfast, we will begin our excursion around the Erg-Chebbi dunes. We will visit several interesting places in Merzouga. We’ll stop in Khamliya village to listen to African music (Gnawa) performed by people who are originally from the south of Africa. Then we’ll continue our desert road trip to the desert behind the Erg-Chebbi dunes. We’ll visit an abandoned village to witness the functioning fossil minerals, then drive to a nomadic Berber family to learn about their lifestyle.We’ll return to Khamliya for a delicious lunch at a nearby restaurant. We’ll take a ride to Merzouga Lake in the afternoon. If we’re lucky, we’ll find it full of water and see some birds, such as ducks and flamingos. If not, we’ll have to find it even if it’s dry because we can see camel pasture. While we’re there, we can observe and learn about local palm farms, then we will drive back ahead riad/camp
We'll leave Merzouga and head towards the market town of Rissani. From there. we'll continue to visit the charming town of N'kob and make our way to Agdez, a historic town at the crossroads of the Draa Valley and the Sahara Desert. Here, you'll explore the beautiful Kasbahs and the stunning palm groves of the Draa Valley. we'll leave Agdez and head to the city of Ouarzazate, for the overnight.
After breakfast, we'll head to the Tizi n'Tichka Pass, a mountain pass that offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. From there, we'll make our way to Marrakech, a vibrant city filled with vibrant markets, stunning palaces, and lush gardens.we will arrive early to have the chance to explore Marrakech at your leisure. Visit the famous Jamaa El Fna square, the historic Koutoubia Mosque.


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