Best 5 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert
Overview: #Best 5 days desert tour from Marrakech to Sahara desert of Merzouga
This 5 days trip Marrakech Sahara desert is the best desert tour experience you can enjoy from Marrakech and back. This 5 day Marrakech desert trip will take you in real adventure to experience best part of the South of Morocco. Our first day of the journey will take us to cross the high Atlas Moutains and stay in the beautiful valley of Dades.
The second night of Five days tour to the desert from Marrakech will be from Dades valley to the beautiful sand dunes of Merzouga where we stay in the hotel after best time on the way. The third day of the 5 day desert trip Morocco will be spent in the desert area of Erg Chebbi visiting best parts. Our next two days will be back to Marrakech via anti Atlas Moutains and Ouarzazate city (Hollywood of Morocco). In last day of 5 day excursion Marrakech to desert we drive from Ouarzazate city to Marrakech through the Telouat road in the middle of high Atlas Moutains.
Highlights: 5-day tour Marrakech to Merzouga desert
- Atlas Mountains ranges (High & Anti)
- Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou (UNESCO site)
- Ouarzazate town (Hollywood of Morocco)
- Dades valley, Todra valley & Draa valley
- Magnificent Todra gorges
- Merzouga desert dunes camel trek
- Berber villages & Nomads
- Breathtaking views & landscapes
Itinerary: 5 days desert tour Marrakech Merzouga dunes
Day 1 : Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Rose valley – Dades valley
We will leave Marrakech in the morning 8:30am to start our 5 days Marrakesh tour to Merzouga desert. Firstly, we pass through Tizi-n-Tishka pass in the high Atlas Mountains and have short stops to take some photos and enjoy views. We will visit the Ait Ben Haddou village which is recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Also, it is very popular recently because it attarcts a lot of movie makers around the world. Later on, we continue our journey enjoying the beautiful natural landscapes of roses Valley, which is known by Festival of roses in the late of every May.
Day 2: Dades valley – Todra valley and gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga dunes
Today we begin our journey from Dades valley around 9:00 towards Merzouge desert dunes. Our first stopt will be in the Todra valley. It is very beautiful valley where people still growing up the grass, vegetables and fruits. In that green valley we will stop for several times to take some pictures and admire the views until we arrive the Todra gorges. well known for its red cliffs as prefered place in Morocco for Moutain climbers and the only breather in the area of Tinghir city. After that, we carry on until Tinjdad wehere we lunch then to Erfoud and Merzouga desert. We will spend tonight in the hotel.
Day 3 : Erg Chebbi desert 4×4 tour
It is the the day of exploratory adventure of Erg Chebbi area. The tour will start after breakfast in the hotel. The first stop in the tour will be in the village of Khamlia, it is where we’re going to enjoy the rythems of Gnaoua music originally from West africa. After, we drive in an off road to the mining area named Mifiss. From Mifiss we drive through the rocky desert (Hamada) until we see the Nomads families in their tents in the rocky desert. We will enjoy time with Nomads until noon and drive back to Khamlia village to have lunch. Our meal will be the popular dish of desert which is Berber pizza and tea. When we finish our lunch we go to the camels to take us to the camp through the golden sand dunes where we stop to enjoy the scenery then to the camp.
Day 4 : Merzouga – Rissani – Alnif – Draa valley – Ouarzazate:
If you wake up early enough you can enjoy beautiful sunrise around the camp before you have breakfast and shower. Our destination for today is Ouarzazate city which is referred as hollywood of Morocco. We are going to pass through the town of Rissani to visit the popular souk (traditional markest every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday). Afterward we drive through accacia trees road in the middle of the Anti Atlas Mountains until we get to Nakoub whe we lunch in one of kasbahs. Next will be the Draa valley after an hour drive to Agdz town where we stop to enjoy the beauty of the oasis then drive to Ouarzazte city through Ait Saouen Mountain pass.
Day 5 : Ouarzazate – Telouat – High Atlas – Marrakech
Our 5 day tour of Marrakech to the desert will end today with great memory and an unforgettable desert experience. From Ouarzazte city we drive to Telouat for 2 hours to enjoy and discover the Glaoui Thami kasbah of Telouat. It was one of the main stops of merchants carvans before arriving Marrakech. Meanwhile, we visit the village of Telouat nearby where Berbers still living in the authentic lifstyle. Late, start driving up to the high Atlas moutains where we going to visit an Argan oil cooperative and have lunch. Then drive 2 hours to Marrakech to drop you off where you prefer Riad/hotel or airport. End of service 5 days desert tour Marrakech to Merzouga desert.
Include in 5 day trip Marrakech to Merzouga
- Private tour
- English speaking driver guide
- Private clean 4×4 or minivan vehicle with A.C
- Pick up and drop off (Hotel/Airport)
- 4 Nights accommodations
- Dinners and Breakfasts
- Camel ride in desert
- Night in luxury desert tents
Not Include in 5 day Marrakech desert tour
- Water and drinks
- Personal expenses
- Entry fees
Note: Our 5 days Marrakech desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert is possible to modify and upgrade to meet your needs and requirements. Please contact us for any modification or questions about the tour of 5-day Marrakech desert excursion.
Pricing: Concerning the cost of the tour, you will get a quote immediately after your tour enquiry includes the plan itinerary, links of accommodations you will stay as well as different options of tour we offer based on your budget.