Embark on the 5-Day Morocco Desert Adventure to Merzouga, tailored for intrepid explorers seeking an in-depth experience at each location, delving into the allure of cities and villages, engaging in diverse activities, and connecting with the nomadic cave-dwellers for a firsthand glimpse of their way of life. Designed for those who love traveling but prefer to avoid lengthy, tiring journeys, our "5-Day Sahara Desert Journey from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi" ensures a comfortable and enjoyable time for you and your family. Bring along your children to explore a vast range of landscapes and landmarks as you start this unforgettable tour with us!
Day 1 : Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate - Skoura Palm
Kick off the 5-Day Sahara Desert Adventure from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi with an early pick-up from your Marrakech hotel. Traverse the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi N’tichka pass, stopping at Ait Benhaddou Kasbah for lunch. Next, visit Ouarzazate's atlas film studios for photos before exploring the Kasbah of Taourirt. End the day at Kalaa M’gouna with dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 2 : Skoura Palm - Valley of Roses - Dades Gorges – Tinghir - Todra Gorges
Post-breakfast, journey to Todra Gorges via the Valley of Roses, potentially visiting a nomad family in caves if time permits. Discover the rock formations at Dades Gorges before lunch in Boulmane du Dades. Continue to Tineghir and marvel at Todra Gorges' stunning canyons. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at a Kasbah hotel.
Day 3 : Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Erg Chebbi (Merzouga)
Begin day three with a walk around palm plantations and Todra River panoramas. Drive to Tinjedad for lunch, then pass through Touroug and El-Jarf en route to Erfoud. Visit a local fossil workshop before reaching the breathtaking Erg Chebbi or Merzouga Dunes. Embark on a 1.5-hour camel ride to the camp, where you'll dine and spend the night amid the dunes.
Day 4 : Merzouga – Rissani – Alnif – N’kob – Agdz - Ouarzazate
Rise early to witness a desert sunrise from the dunes' highest peaks. After breakfast, ride camels back to the hotel for a quick shower. Drive to Ouarzazate, stopping at Rissani's souk, N’kob for lunch, and Agdez to visit the Kasbah of Tamnaugalt in the Daraa Valley's palm groves. End the day with dinner and an overnight stay in Ouarzazate
Day 5 : Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - High Atlas Mountains - Marrakech
On the final day, explore the Kasbah of Taourirt, the atlas film studios, and Ait Benhaddou Kasbah. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant before visiting the Kasbah of Telouet. Conclude the tour by crossing the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi N’tichka pass (2,260m altitude) en route to Marrakech, where the driver will drop you off at your accommodation.