4 Days Morocco Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech
This 4-day tour from Marrakech takes you to the magnificent sand dunes of Erg Chebbi and offers you the opportunity to discover the big southern of Morocco. During the tour, you will discover the beautiful oases of Morocco, the valleys, the orange sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, the garages and various spectacular sights.
- We explore Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’Tichka
- Unesco excursion in Ait Benhaddou
- You visit Ouarzazate gate to desert
- Enjoy “Valley of Roses”
- Hiking in Dades , visit Todgha Gorge
- Visit Erfoud fossil-city
- Experience ancient market in Rissani
- Camel trekking in desert of Erg Chebbi
- A night in Merzouga desert camp in Sahara
About This Activity
🗺️ Destination: Marrakech to Merzouga
🧭 Duration: 4 Days
🕢 Departure time: 8:30
✈️ Category: Private tour
🇺🇲 Driver guide: English, also we speak other languages
🗓️ Availability: Every day
💰 Payment: Payment upon departure
Program | Marrakech Desert Tours 4 Days
Day 01: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Valley oF The Roses – Dades Gorges
Meeting at 8h00 a.m with your driver at your riad / Hotel,and depart from Marrakech to Dades valley,
Through the Tizi- N-Tichka pass (2260m) in the High Atlas Mountains. From Marrakech to Ouarzazate, you will enjoy the scenic road, beautiful landscapes with different colors and the Berber villages along the way. You will have free time here to visit the old Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO in 1987.
Ait Benhaddou is the World Heritage site that has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films including “Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia”. Enjoy a walk to explore the traditional Moroccan style of architecture in which the Kasbahs are built, and have lunch.
Afterwards, you go further south east to the green Dades valley and the city of roses via the fascinating Skoura palmery. Dinner and overnight in Dades valle.
Day 02: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Merzouga
After breakfast, departure from your hotel in Dades valley at 8 a.m., taking the road of 1000 kasbahs drive around the colorful Berber villages of the Dades valley. 45 km further,
You will get to Tineghir with it’s beautiful palm grove and Jewish quarter. You continue to Todra Gorges (Todgha), free time to go on trek along the canyons of about 300m high, a favorite place for rock climbers. Afterwards you will leave to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga Sahara desert and you will have time for lunch on the way before you arrive to Erfoud. Then we’ll head for the Erg Chebbi sand dunes.will be toward the 16.00 h we go to ride the camels who are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sahara,of the sunset and, when we arrive at the camp dinner and fire with drums music in the middle of the Sahara,this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures, we will spend the night in nomad tents.
Day 03 : Merzouga – Ouarzazate
Early morning, you will wake up to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi, followed by breakfast in the camp the camel trek back to the hotel at the dune line for a quick shower.
We drive to Rissani, a small Saharan town in southeast of Morocco, here we can stop to visit a fossil workshop before we continue to Agdez and Draa valley junction where we head north to Ouarzazate after crossing the small volcanic Atlas Mountains. Dinner and overnight in Ouarzazate
Day 04 : Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast, we can enjoy a visit of cinema sets & studios located in Ouarzazate which is known as Hollywood of Africa. Afterwards we will visit the universal Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah as it has been named by UNESCO in 1987.
Ait Benhaddou is the World Heritage site that has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films including “Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia”.
Enjoy a walk to explore the traditional Moroccan style of architecture in which the Kasbahs are built. We continue our way to Marrakesh through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’Tichka pass. Break for lunch in the middle of the Atlas Mountains. Drop off at your Marrakech Riad/Hotel.
✅ What’s Included
|Experienced Inglese speaking driver.|
|Overnight in Boulamne Dades with dinner and breakfast.|
|Overnight in Ouarzazate with dinner and breakfast.|
|Camel Trek to overnight in nomad desert camp.|
|Visit berber family.|
|Private tents with dinner and breakfast.|
|Free time to explore the sites Such as Ait Benhaddou.|
|Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos, Etc …|
❌ What’s Not Included
|Beverages & Bottled Water.|
|👥 Number of Person||💰 Total Price|
|Children age 4-12: -50%, under 4: free|
Maps Program Marrakech Desert Tours 4 Days
What to Remember
Please be sure to bring warm clothing in the winter (no sleeping bags are required), light clothing in the summer, sunscreen, a hat, good walking shoes, a flashlight, and trousers (for the camel trek). Shorts and skirts are not recommended for the trek as the saddles can cause skin irritation.