4 days tour to Merzouga Desert

Special Tour 4 days / 3 nights

Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Merzouga Desert – Rissani – Ouarzazate – Marrakech

In this 4 days excursion from Marrakech, we will contemplate the contrasts of the different landscapes of the country; we will cross valleys, gorges, dunes and ancestral villages full of history and we will enter in Erg Chebbi, the most amazing part of the desert of Morocco.


  • Pick up at your hotel/riad in Marrakech.
  • Private transportation with English-speaking driver throughout the tour.
  • Transfer back to your hotel/Riad of Marrakech.
  • Accommodation with breakfast and dinner in Dades, desert and Ouarzazate.
  • Camel ride in desert of Erg Chebbi.

  • Airfare.
  • Personal extras in hotels.
  • Meals, drinks, personal expenses.
  • Entrance fees to museums and monuments.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Tips.
  • Everything not mentioned as included.

Day 1. Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Valley 

We will meet early in the morning to leave Marrakech and start our way to Ouarzazate. During the journey, approximately four hours, we will contemplate the spectacular landscapes of the Atlas and cross the Tizi n’Tichka pass, with more than 2000 meters high.

We will stop at the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, scene of movies like Gladiator or Kingdom of Heaven and after this short break, we will resume our journey to reach Ouarzazate, where you will discover the impressive Kasbah of Taourirt. We will continue along the route of the Thousand Kasbahs towards Skoura until we reach the Roses Valley, and then to our destination: the Dades Valley, a unique place where we will enjoy the first night of accommodation.

√ Dinner  √ Accommodation

Day 2. Dades Valley  –  Todra Gorges – Merzouga

With the first rays of light caressing the Dades Gorges, and after breakfast, we will head towards the Dades Valley. Once there, we will cross and walk through the spectacular Todra Gorges and contemplate the breathtaking panoramic views of this valley.

Then, we will resume our way to Merzouga crossing the Palm grove of Jorf, famous for having the best dates in Morocco. We will have a lunch break before arriving in Erfoud, a small village known for its fossil fragments.

After visiting Erfoud, we will continue our journey to Merzouga. Once there, we will change vehicles to climb on the back of a camel and go into the desert to the camp where we will sleep and where we expect a spectacle for the senses, endless dunes and a magical atmosphere that will allow us to spend an unforgettable night with Moroccan dinner under the light of the stars and the music of the drums.

√ Breakfast   √ Dinner  √ Accommodation  

Day 3. Rissani – Alnif – Tizi N’Tfrkhin – Ouarzazate

After watching the beautiful sunrise over the dunes and having breakfast, we will start our route to Ouarzazate. We will pass through the palm grove of Tafilalet, visit Rissani and stroll through what is known as the most authentic and traditional souk in the area, one of the largest in the south of the country, where all kinds of handicrafts, food and animals are traded.

We will cross the plateaus of Accacia Raddiana and the desert of stones to reach Alnif, where we will take the road that crosses the Anti Atlas mountain range passing through Tizi N’tfarkhin. We will continue our way through the village of Tinghir and the Dades Valley and its amazing palm grove.

At noon, we will stop in Klaat M’Gouna for lunch and rest. Then we will continue our route to Ouarzazate, where we will arrive in the late afternoon to spend the night in a kasbah hotel.

√ Breakfast   √ Dinner  √ Accommodation  

Day 4. Ouarzazate – Marrakech

After breakfast you will have the morning free to explore Ouarzazate on your own. We suggest you to visit the famous Kasbah Taourirt and the Atlas Film Studios, the most important in Africa.

Around noon, we will leave Ouarzazate in the direction of Marrakech, where we will arrive in the afternoon to accompany you back to your accommodation.

√ Breakfast 

5 Reviews

  1. David H (Hopkins, Belize)
    8:41 am - July 17, 2023 /

    Hicham was an amazing guide, very interactive and prepared everything for us. The trip was great, so much to see and discover in this beautiful country

  2. Natacha_b (Nottingham, UK)
    8:38 am - July 17, 2023 /

    Excellent trip to the Sahara full of joy , laughter and good memories ! Hicham was a very good guide full of energy he is more like a friend he pays attention to every single details and need highly recommend him and our dear Driver Issam was amazing drove us safely everyday and everywhere they both are excellent and professional,
    If you haven’t, do book your next tour to the Sahara with them.

  3. Richard B (Sacramento, CA)
    8:35 am - July 17, 2023 /

    Moha from Mytravel Morocco was there for us from beginning to end. Moha and all those involved, couldn’t have done a better job. They made sure my family and I were well taken care of and that we got the most out of our adventure. I highly recommend booking a trip! Thanks (Shkran) again Moha!

  4. Bryan (Tauranga, New Zealand)
    8:32 am - July 17, 2023 /

    The experience was amazing. Our guide Hassan was the best and made our trip very enjoyable with different stories, cultural and historical information. Every stop during the trip in our way to tue desert was very interesting. I fully recommend to take the tour with them.

  5. Charlie M (Philadelphia, PA)
    8:31 am - July 17, 2023 /

    A really great 4 days. Moha was a great guide who was always friendly and helpful. The best part of the trip was either through the Berber gardens and the whole desert experience. Would recommend!


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