Authentic 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora and Merzouga Sahara highlights:


Travel from Marrakech to explore the authentic Morocco desert Sahara; on a 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora and Merzouga Sahara. Enjoy a drive that takes you along the Draa Valley with its Berber villages and panoramic views of palm trees along the river; ride a camel while enjoying the dramatic sunset over Erg Chebbi sand dunes in Merzouga; spend a night under the stars at a desert camp, and much more outdoor activities; that our Morocco desert tour from Marrakech has to offer.

Tour itinerary maps:

Main attractions of the trip:

  • Drive across the pass of Tizi-n-Tichka ZigZag road.
  • Explore Draa valley oasis of palm grove
  • Discover traditional earthen Berber villages.
  • Enjoy overnight at a desert camp.
  • Merzouga desert camel ride.
  • Explore Dades valley and Todra gorges.
  • Visit Taourirt Kasbah Ouarzazate.
  • Visit Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah.

Private 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora and Merzouga Sahara trip itinerary details:

  • Day 1 – Travel from Marrakech to Zagora desert Sahara via Ouarzazate and Draa valley

Your 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora and Merzouga Sahara, will start with an early pick up from your hotel or Riad in Marrakech; and drive across the High Atlas Mountains past small Berber villages in the middle of nowhere beside the mountains have opportunity to take lovely pictures. Head to Ouarzazate known as the hollywood of Morocco where you will have time to visit Atlas Studios and lunch. Early in the afternoon, you will proceed to the oasis of Agdez; from where you will start driving along Draa river dotted with hundreds of thousands of date palm trees; and fortified Kasbahs. Arrive at Ouarzazate where you will spend overnight.

  • Day 2 – From Zagora Sahara to Merzouga desert camel trekking

After breakfast, you will visit Tamgroute Kasba, before we cross the volcanic peaks of the Anti Atlas Mountains past lost oases to the village of Alnif continue to Rissani where you will have time to shop like locals in its traditional sook. Then head to Merzouga desert, where your caravan will be waiting for you to ride camels across Erg Chebbi sand dunes while admiring a dramatic sunset on the back your your friendly camel. You will reach our Sahara desert camp, just before it gets dark. After some time at leisure to discover, walk, and climb sand dunes around desert camp, a Moroccan dinner will be served under the stars; next to a campfire while entertained by your nomad camp hosts playing their Tam Tam drums( tradtional Berber music). Enjoy a quiet night in the middle of nowhere where your dreams become true.

  • Day 3 – From Merzouga to Boumalne Dades valley via Erfoud and Todra gorges

Today our Sahara desert camp hosts will wake you up to watch amazing surise in the middle of nowhere before you have breakfast in the camp. After that you will ride camels back to Merzouga village. Where you will meet our tour guide to travel to Erfoud exploring its souk and fossils factories. From here, you will proceed to Tinghir, and Todra gorges known for its spectacular canyons 300m high a preferred place to climbing and adventure lovers. After some time at leisure to adimire the lanscape and have lunch. We will continue our journey to Boumalne Dades gorges.
Dinner and overnight at your hotel or Riad in Dades valley.

  • Day 4 – From Dades gorges to Marrakech via Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou Kasbah

After breakfast, you will travel to Marrakech via Klaa Mgouna, known for its Damascus roses plantation and roses festival every year. Upon arrival at Ouarzazate, you will have some time to visit Taourirte Kasbah and Atlas studio. Then we continue to Ait Benhaddou Kasbah a famous UNESCO world heritage site in Morocco where you will have time for lunch followed by a visit to this oldest Kasbah in the south east of Morocco. Before continuing your trip to Marrakech crossing the High Atlas Mountains Tichka pass and Berber village along the way. Your authentic 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora and Merzouga Sahara; will end with a drop off at your accommodation or airport depends on your flight time. Lets say farewell after a great and amazing desert adventure trip with a suitcase full of great memories and experiences could be shared with your friends and family.

What’s included in private tour price:
  • Pick up and drop off at / from your hotel, Riad, airport or any other desired location.
  • Private transport in a comfortable and air conditioned vehicle.
  • Overnight stay at a hotel or Riad
  • Experienced and friendly tour guide / driver.
  • Camel trekking in Merzouga desert Sahara.
  • Overnight stay in Merzouga desert camp.
  • Sandboarding in the Erg Chebbi sand dunes
What’s excluded in private tour price:
  • Ferry tickets.
  • Flight tickets.
  • Lunches.
  • Drinks.
  • Tips.
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