Experience a one-in-a-lifetime journey from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi in the Sahara Desert and Camel Trek with All Morocco Tours. This is a 4-day, 3-night tour from Marrakech to Merzouga and returning to Marrakech.
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Overview of the schedule for 4 days desert tour from marrakech
our 4 days desert tour from marrakech well take you to explore Dades Gorge/Valley is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kasbah Ait Benhaddou has been in several movies, including The Man Who Would Be King. Camel trekking through the Sahara Desert will take about an hour and a half. Moroccan Berber Whiskey and traditional Berber dishes are served at Desert Camp. Bedrooms, power, a private bathroom with a shower, and air conditioning are just some of the luxuries that can be found in tents. Day 4 includes excursions to Berber settlements and pauses in the Atlas Mountains.
On the first day, travel from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and then to the Dades Gorge/Valley.
Your guide will pick you up in Marrakech and take you via the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass (2260m) in the High Atlas Mountains on the way to the Dades Gorge. We’ll stop to take some stunning photographs of the vibrant scenery and little Berber towns that dot the area. We’ll stop at Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site that has been in several movies, including The Man Who Would Be King, Jewel of the Nile, Jesus of Nazareth, The Message, Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, and Gladiator.
After seeing the site and eating lunch, we’ll move on to the Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate before continuing on to the Dades Valley. Then we’ll take a trip via the beautiful green Dades Valley and the Valley of the Roses, by way of the intriguing Palmery of Skoura. Later that day, we’ll make it to Dades Valley. Having supper and staying the night at a motel
Second day: Dades Gorges, Thir, Todr, Tinjdad, Erfoud, Merzougha
The trip to Merzouga in the Sahara Desert will begin after breakfast. We will begin our journey to Tinghir and the Todra Gorge with a photo stop at Dades Gorge. There will be time to explore, and then we’ll go to Tinjdad town for lunch. After lunch, we’ll drive through Erfoud, Morocco’s “fossil capital,” on our way to Merzouga, where we’ll begin our camel trek into the Erg Chebbi dunes at around 16:00.
The camels will be loaded with provisions before we set out for the desert. Your camel ride through the dunes will take about an hour and a half, and you’ll get your own for the whole group.
After checking into your individual tent, you may go for a stroll on the dunes to take in the stunning sunset and try your hand at sandboarding. When the sun goes down, you’ll go back to camp for some mint tea, or “Moroccan Berber Whiskey,” as it’s known around here. Then, back at camp, you may enjoy a traditional Berber dish called tagine. After supper, the celebration will commence. Local Berber nomad musicians will provide traditional music with drums and dance. After that, you can relax in the tranquil desert while gazing up at the star-studded sky. Dinner and overnight at a nomad camp
Beds, power, a private bathroom with a shower, and air conditioning are just some of the luxuries that can be found in the tents (please let us know which amenities you would like for an accurate quote).
Third Day: Merzougha, Berber Villages, and Camel Trekking in Ouarzazate
Awake in the morning to the soft beckoning of your guide to witness the sun rise over the dunes of the Sahara. After spending the night at Desert Camp, we’ll take a camel ride back to Merzouga, where we can get some much-needed rest, food, and clean water. Our trip will next lead us to Ouarzazate via the Berber communities of the Atlas Mountains: Tinjdad, Tinghir, Todra Gorges, and Boumalene-du-Dades. We will arrive in Ouarzazate in the evening for supper and our stay at the riad.
DAY 4: OUARZAZATE-BERBER VILLAGES & ATLAS MOUNTAINS-MARRAKECH.
Leaving Ouarzazate in the morning, we will journey back to Marrakech with excursions to Berber settlements and pauses in the Atlas Mountains. You’ll be dropped off anywhere you’d like in Marrakech after we return in the evening. We appreciate your choosing to travel with All Morocco Tours.
4 days desert tour from marrakech itinerary includes and excludes:
√ Pickup drop-off service.
√ English /Spanish speaking driver.
√ Vehicle with fuel (4X4 car , van , mini bus).
√ Camel for each to see the sunrise or sunset
× flights ticket.
× Monuments fees.
4 days desert tour from marrakech Note
ask us about additional options like riding dunebuggys or quads in the desert or visiting Merzouga Lake, home of the wild flamingos.
Vegetarian food options are available.
Your private luxury tent will have electricity, beds, and a private bathroom with a shower. If you would like a Royal tent (larger and with air conditioning), please contact us.
The camel ride is 1.5 hours.
Ages 3 to 60 have enjoyed this tour in the past. Children under a certain size will ride with a parent. Contact us if you have questions at [email protected].
What do I need to bring?
Wear long pants for the camel trek.
You will bring one small overnight bag on the camel trek to the camp.
Bring a bottle of water with you for the camel trek.
Got any other questions of your 4 days desert tour from marrakech ? Contact us.