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5 Days Morocco desert tour - Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara desert - Atlas & Kasbahs

5 Days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Information


5 Days / 4 Nights

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Overview: 5 Days Tour From Marrakech to Merzouga Desert

Sahara Desert Excursions company offers the 5 Days / 4 Nights Marrakech desert tour as a recommended Morocco Tour for those travelers who are interesting in visiting the south of Morocco. And they would like to experience Merzouga desert, a Camel ride, 2 Nights’ stay in the Sahara desert. This Trip departs from Marrakech to Merzouga desert and back to Marrakech, visiting many interesting stunning attractions (Kasbahs, Valleys, Atlas, Gorges, palm groves…) along the way in slow peace drives.

Price Includes

  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation.
  • Private Vehicle with A/C (SUV, 4WD, or minivan).
  • English speaking driver/Guide.
  • Camel trek (Camel per person)
  • Sunset or sunrise camel trek.
  • Overnight stay in a desert camp (Dinner & breakfast included)
  • 3 Nights stay accommodations (Breakfast & Dinner included).
  • Free time to explore attractions & Monuments.
  • Explore all southern Castles (Kasbahs).
  • Visit all interesting attractions along the road.

Price Excludes

  • Lunches.
  • Drinks
  • Monuments fees
  • Flight Tickets

What to Expect on the 5 days Private Morocco Tour

This 5 Days Sahara desert trip from Marrakech lets you Explore the south of Morocco deeply, with its fascinating kasbahs & Landscapes, … and much more.

on the 1st day, you will travel across the High Atlas through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, through the continuously changing landscape and colors of these beautiful kasbahs & Berber villages. We will make stops on the panoramic views for taking pictures. During our Morocco road desert trip, we will find the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah. There we can visit the famous Kasbah, declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site. We will also visit Ouarzazate Town, and Taourirt kasbah, and the Atlas Studios movie studios, the largest in Africa.

5 Days to sahara desert from Marrakech

During the 2nd day, we will Travel from Ouarzazate to the Sahara desert. On our trip, we will wander the spectacular Draa valley & Skoura with its Kasbahs like Amridil. then continue our way along with the Berber villages & palm groves until arriving in the Merzouga desert.

The 3rd day will be special for an exploration trip to the Merzouga desert & its surroundings, discover the nomad’s lifestyle, experience a 4wd adventure in Sahara. Enjoy the colorful desert landscapes of Erg Chebbi “Merzouga Sahara desert”, where we will spend an overnight in a Sahara desert camp in its dunes, Camel trek, sandboarding, ATV quad biking (Not included on the tour price), Sunset & sunrise in Merzouga. 

On this day you will visit the famous Roses valley, and the Dades valley, take a short walking trip in Todra gorges, overnight stay in a Riad with breathtaking views of Dades Valley. 

On the last day, you will travel directly to Marrakech through Ouarzazate & Atlas Mountains until you reach Marrakech our 5 Days private Marrakech desert trip ends.

5 Days Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Trip Highlights:
  • Stop at panoramic viewpoints to admire Valleys & Berber villages views.
  • Travel across the High Atlas Mountains.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
  • Visit Ouarzazate city and the film studios.
  • Explore Dades & Todra Gorges.
  • Enjoy Draa Valley’s palm groves.
  • Experience a Camel ride in Merzouga dunes
  • Enjoy a spectacular sunset & sunrise Camel ride.
  • Spend an overnight in a nomadic desert camp.
  • Experience Sandboarding.
  • Wander Skoura Oasis & Roses Valley.
  • Take memorable Pictures with Nomads.

Marrakech Desert Trip 5 Days / 4 Nights Full Program Itinerary :

Day 1 : Marrakech - Atlas Mountains - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate

Around 8:00 Am Sahara Desert Excursions driver/Guide will pick you up from your Riad/Hotel in Marrakech. Then, our Exotic 5 days Morocco desert trip starts towards the high Atlas mountains (2260 Altitude). We will have many breaks to discover the ancient Berber villages and take pictures in different panoramic views. Next, we will visit Telouet kasbah, continue to Ait Ben haddou kasbah. the most famous touristic attraction in Morocco, and a UNESCO World Heritage site. After visiting the old kasbah, we will drive toward Ouarzazate, Visit Taourirt kasbah & the Atlas Studio where many movies were filmed. Overnight stay in Ouarzazate.

Day 2 :Ouarzazate - Agdz - Draa valley - Authentic Villages - Rissani - Merzouga desert

Today, we’ll Travel to Merzouga Sahara across Draa Valley where you will wander the longest river in Morocco. On our Sahara desert road trip, we will make some breaks in order to take pictures and enjoy the authentic kasbahs and Berber villages that dot the road as well as the beauty of the Draa valley. You’ll have some free time for lunch in one of the Berber villages that’s we will cross through. Following, after some hours of driving we arrive in the Sahara desert, free walking trip in the village & sand dunes. So, you can enjoy the Sunset at the top of Merzouga dunes by an ATV quad adventure (Is not included in the tour price) check our Popular Merzouga desert activities. Our 2nd-day tour finishes. Overnight stay in a Riad in Merzouga Village.

Day 3 : Merzouga Discovery Trip - Visit the Treasure of Sahara - Camel trekking (Overnight stay in a desert camp)

On day 3 during our 5 Days Morocco Travel, after breakfast, we’ll go on a Merzouga desert trip, We will explore the most interesting desert surroundings. Firstly, we will visit the Nomads. who are still live simple life under tents and live by raising camels, goats, and sheep. We will spend some time with them and discover their lifestyle. Then, we will leave for Mifiss’s mine of plumb. Further, on the 4WD desert tour, we will travel to Khamlia, a small village that is about 5 km from Merzouga. Here, you will discover another lifestyle of Gnaouas they kept their unique traditions. We will also, visit the panoramic view of Galb Nass, the 4WD cars Museum, and the desert Oases. Lunch will be in a local restaurant.

In the Afternoon, you will experience Merzouga camel trekking across Erg Chebbi sand Dunes in order to reach the authentic Sahara camp. When you arrive, you can experience sandboarding while enjoying the sunset. Spend the night in a desert camp with Nomads, they will serve you dinner, then play drums for you around the campfire. Enjoy watching the stars before going to your bed. Overnight stay in a private desert tent.

Day 4 : Merzouga desert - Berber Villages - Todra Gorges & Valleys - Dades Valley

The following day, on our 5 days Morocco itinerary Trip. You will wake up early to appreciate a breathtaking sunrise over Merzouga erg Chebbi. After breakfast & shower in the desert camp, we take you back to Merzouga Village, either back by camel trip or 4WD depends on your choice). Then, we will drive to Rissani, we will visit a museum of fossils and have a walk in the traditional Market. Subsequently, Our Morocco tour goes on through many Berber & Arabic villages, Mellab, Tinjdad, Jourf and this last one know for the wells of an old system of irrigation. We will have a stop there to visit this attraction. The lunch will be in Mellab or Tinjdad (Optional). 

The next Attraction will be at Todra valley and the canyons of Todra gorges, which are about 300m in height. Also, the power of water could make its own way across the rocks. This Gorge is known for climbing and hiking. Finally, we will drive to Dades Gorge, where we will spend the last night of our trip, an overnight stay in a Riad.

Day 5 : Dades Gorges - Roses Valley - Palm Groves & Kasbahs of Skoura - Ouarzazate - Atlas - Marrakech

On The last day of our 5-day tour itinerary from Marrakech, We will have breakfast in breathtaking views of Dades valley. Then continue our trip to Marrakech across Roses valley & Skoura Oasis palm groves. We will continue a little further on High Atlas Mountains through the “Tichka pass” which will lead us to the Marrakech, where our 5 days desert tour in Morocco ends.

Good To Know About the 5 Days Marrakech desert tour

  1. At our company, we have both Marrakech to Merzouga 5 days luxury desert tour, or medium & Standard (Basic) Marrakech to  Erg Chebbi desert trip depends on your choice. 
  2. Our Marrakech 5 Days desert Safari is a private tour (Read why private Morocco tours are better than Shared Group Tours). We believe that the best way to dive deep into Moroccan culture is through private tours. You can stop whenever & wherever you like while learning at your own pace. 
  3. You can always consult your driver about skipping some spots to spend more time elsewhere.
  4. Our guests can choose to go to the camp on a camel trek or by 4WD car.


Frequently Asked Questions: 5 Days desert tour in Morocco

Is the tour price fixed or changes depends on the number of people?

Our private 5 days Morocco itinerary from Marrakech price depends on the number of travelers, season, and type of the desert camp (standard or luxury), so feel free to contact us.

Are the tents private or shared?

Private tents are guaranteed. Either you take a Standard or Luxury Merzouga desert trip.

What's the difference between Standard & Luxury desert camp?

  • Standard Desert Camps of Merzouga :

The standard Merzouga desert camps are designed for travelers who don’t need the level of luxury provided in our Morocco luxury desert camps. The tents are comfortable for a perfect night’s sleep. For toilets and showers, they are shared with all the camp. 

  • Luxury Desert Camps of Merzouga :
This luxury type of camping is the best which offers all the comforts. An exclusive camp in the Moroccan Sahara desert. The tents provide a comfortable room with all bed sizes; king bed, double bed, twin beds, or single bed. En-suite facilities incorporate a full-size shower with hot and cold water, a sink, and a toilet. Our staff in the camp are constantly upbeat to help with influencing your night to remain a noteworthy one. 

What do I need to pack for visiting the Sahara Desert?

There are some essentials you can’t forget to pack when embarking on your desert adventure. These include:

  • A windbreaker or light jacket to survive the cooler nights;
  • Comfortable jeans or other pants to make sure your legs are protected from the camel’s rough fur.
  • Appropriate shoes (sneakers, hiking boots, or sports sandals).
  • A headscarf or hat to block the sun and dust.
  • Chap stick and sunscreen to protect yourself from the sun.
  • A camera to bring home your wonderful desert memories.

How long is the camel ride?

The camel ride is roughly 1 H/30Min in the afternoon and about 60 minutes in the morning.

Are Children under 12 years old seats available?

During all our Morocco Tours, we provide Children seats for under 12 years old. Our Customers Health is our priority. 

How to Book the 5 Days Morocco tour Marrakech to Merzouga?

In order to book or ask about this 5 Days Sahara tour from Marrakech, send us a booking demand across our Enquiry Form below or the booking & reservations page. We are available also on Whatsapp. we will reply as soon as possible. 

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