Enjoy a desert tour to Erg Chebbi near Merzouga with Moroccanguides Travel! Depart from Marrakech and explore all the highlights on the way: the Tiz n’Tichka pass, Ait ben Haddou, Ourrzazate and the Dades Valley. Visit the Todgha Gorges and enjoy a camel trek in Merzouga, before making your way back to Marrakech via the Draa Valley and the High Atlas.
Day 1 – Marrakech to Boumalne Dades
Pick up from the hotel in Marrakech at 08.30 AM by your driver and guide. Drive via the highest pass in North Africa, Tiz n’Tichka, to reach the desert town of Ouarzazate. After lunch, we drive on via the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs to the Dades Valley, where you can relax by the hotel and make a walk through the oasis valley.
Day 2 – Boumalne Dades to Merzouga
Leave Boumalne Dades in the morning for Merzouga, at the edge of the Sahara. You will visit the Todgha Gorges on the way. In the afternoon, enjoy a camel ride in the dunes of Erg Chebbi, and sleep in a desert camp under the stars. Watch the sunset and enjoy dinner in the camp. Overnight in desert camp.
Day 3 – Merzouga to Marrakech
Get back to the hotel in Merzouga where we meet our driver and start the journey back to Marrakech. We drive via Agdez and the Draa Valley to Ouarzazate, and on to Tiz n’Tichka and Marrakech, where we arrive in the early evening.
Day 1 – Marrakech to Skoura
Pick up from the hotel in Marrakech at 08.30 AM. Drive via the highest pass in North Africa, Tiz n’Tichka, to reach the desert town of Ouarzazate. After lunch, we drive on to ‘the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs’, one of the biggest concentrations of Kasbahs in Morocco, and the village of Skoura, where we can take a walk in the palm oasis and visit the Kasbah of Amridil. Overnight in Skoura.
Day 2 – Skoura to Merzouga
Leave Skoura for Merzouga. We drive via the Dades and Rose Valley, and will visit the Todgha Gorges on the way. In the late afternoon, enjoy a camel ride in the dunes of Erg Chebbi during sunset and enjoy dinner in the camp. Overnight in the desert camp (or in the hotel at the edge of the dunes if preferred).
Day 3 – Merzouga to Ait ben Haddou
Get up early today as you can see the sun rise over the dunes in Merzouga, an unforgettable experience! We then head back to the hotel where we meet our driver, and we continue our journey back south-west via the Draa Valley to reach Ait ben Haddou. Enjoy a walk through this famous Ksar, and relax at your hotel. Overnight in Ait ben Haddou.
Day 4 – Ait ben Haddou to Marrakech
Drive back to Marrakech via Telouet, the Kasbah of the infamous Pacha Thami el Glaoui. We will arrive in the end of the afternoon in Marrakech. Your guide and driver will drop you off at the hotel.