5 days Agadir Sahara desert tour to Marrakech
Overview: Best 5 days desert tour from Agadir Morocco
This 5 day trip from Agadir to the Sahara desert and Marrakech is one of the best desert trips in Morocco we offer. You will enjoy the medina of Marrakech with a local guide and visit its main monuments. Also, tour the vibrant souks and alleys of the old city (Marrakech medina). Moreover, you are going to enjoy the big part of South East Morocco; the magnificent Atlas, as well as the magical Sahara desert dunes of Merzouga, Erg Chebbi Morocco.
Highlights of 5 days tour from Agadir to Marrakech and Merzouga desert
- Guided tour of Marrakech city (Medina and Gueliz new part of city)
- High and Anti Atlas Moutains
- Visit of UNESCO site Ksar Ait Ben Haddou
- Todra, Dades and Draa valleys
- Glamping in Merzouga desert
- Camel ride to enjoy the dunes and sunset
- Breathtaking views from different panoramic spots
Itinerary of 5 days desert tour from Agadir Morocco
Day 1: Agadir – Marrakech
The tour will start from Agadir, either your hotel or airport, and drive to Marrakech. The drive from Agadir to Marrakech will be around two hours. We will get to Marrakech around noon and meet with our local guide to explore the old city of Marrakech, which is referred to as Medina. In this guided tour we are going to visit the best monuments of the medina, such as the Bahia palace, Sadiaan tombs, the Jewish quarter (Mellah), the souks as well as the famous square of Jemaa El Fna. You will have a free evening to enjoy dinner on your own on one of the rooftops of restaurants in the square for a unique night experience.
Day 2: Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Ait Ben Haddou – Rose valley – Dades valley
Today will be the start of a desert excursion trip from Marrakech to Merzouga desert with night in the Dades valley. We start our tour at 8:30am and head towards the High Atlas Mountains, where is the first stop. On the way we will enjoy the beauty of the high Atlas Mountains range and drive through Tizi N’tichka pass at an altitude of 2260m.
There will be different stops along the way to enjoy the Berber villages and the charm of nature in the mountains. After stopping at one of the cooperatives of Argan oil, we drove to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a world heritage site by UNESCO. In this Kasbah we need about 45min to explore its alleys and history and back to the village to have lunch before driving to Rose valley and Dades valley where we stay night.
Day 3: Dades valley – Todra gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga dunes
The destination of today is the Merzouga dunes, but before that you will enjoy several attractions that will be amazing. One of the main highlights of the day will be the Todra valley and gorges that are away from Dades by an hour’s drive. There will be a 15 to 20 minute walk in the Todra canyon under the red cliffs. From Todra gorge we needed to drive to the next town (Tinjdad) for an hour and a half where we were going to have our lunch before departing for the Merzouga desert.
The tour after lunch will take us to the town of Erfoud in the afternoon. Erfoud or Arfoud is very popular for its international festival of dates every year and the fossil museums. After Arfoud, we head to the Merzouga dunes where we change our car by the camels to take you in an hour adventure through the golden dunes. In the middle of the dunes will be the stop of sunset and pictures break. When you finish with the sunset break, you will continue to the camp where you will be welcomed with mint tea, then enjoy the dinner followed by Berber drum music under the stars.
Day 4: Merzouga desert – Rissani – Nakoub – Ouarzazate
Today in the early morning, we need to get up to see a spectacular sunrise rising behind the dunes of Erg Chebbi. Afterwards, you can have your lunch and take a shower to choose whether to ride camels back to the town or transfer you by jeep. When you get to the village, we will continue our journey to Ouarzazate city. Before Ouarzazate, we make several stops, like Rissani to visit the traditional market (Souk). The first market in the desert area is named (Souk Tafilalet).
The trip will continue along the accacia trees road until we get to the village of Nakoub, where we lunch and carry on to the next town of Agdz. In Agdz we can see the huge Draa oasis of date palms before arriving at Ouarzazte to stay the night.
Day 5: Ouarzazate – Taliouine – Taroudant – Agadir
On the 5th day of our 5-day tour from Agadir, we drive from Ouarzazate city to Taznakht town, very popular for Berber traditional Kelims and carpets. If you are interested, we can make visit to one of the cooperatives to learn about this art and its stories behind it. Later, we continue driving to Taliouine (the best place in Morocco where they grow the Saffran). We have lunch in the Taliouin village and rest little. From Talioune we drive about 3 hours and a half to Agadir city, where we end the tour service of a [5 day tour from Agadir to the desert] in the hotel or airport.
Include in the 5 days Agadir desert trip:
- Private desert tour
- Private A/C comfortable 4×4 or minivan + fuel
- Accommodations for 3 nights half board (dinners & breakfasts).
- English/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
- Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation in Agadir or Marrakech
- Camel Trek in desert with sunset stop
- Bottle of water for camel trip
- Sand Boarding
- Flexible stops when you like.
- Visit Ait Ben Haddou kasbah
Not include in 5 days Agadir tour:
- Water & drinks
- Entrance fees to monuments
Note: Our 5-day tour from Agadir Morocco is possible to tailor made and customise to meet your requirements and needs. The tour is possible to start/end from and in different destinations. Email us here!