4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

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  • Marrakech itinerary 5 days: discover the Best of Morocco in 5 days
  • Marrakech itinerary 5 days: discover the Best of Morocco in 5 days
  • Marrakech itinerary 5 days: discover the Best of Morocco in 5 days
  • Marrakech itinerary 5 days: discover the Best of Morocco in 5 days
  • Marrakech itinerary 5 days: discover the Best of Morocco in 5 days
  • 4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga
  • Marrakech itinerary 5 days: discover the Best of Morocco in 5 days
  • 4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

Overview of 4 days desert Tour from Marrakech

The 4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga is one of the richest Marrakech desert vacations we provide. It’s a great choice for those with enough time in Morocco. They don’t want to spend many hours in the car and prefer to break up the long trips between Marrakech and Merzouga desert. The long 4 days Marrakech desert tour gives you time to enjoy a great tour through the High Atlas Mountains. You will pass through Berber villages, gorges, palm groves, and old kasbahs such as Ait Ben Haddou.

Finally, you will reach the Sahara desert of Erg Chebbi dunes. There, you will do overnight camel trekking in Morocco. This private tour is for those who want to explore real Morocco.

It’s for those who want a once-in-a-lifetime Sahara adventure. It goes from Marrakech to Merzouga and includes a visit to Berber nomad families. You’ll get a glass of mint tea and an explanation of their nomadic life inside their tent.

Highlights of 4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

  • 4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert sahara trips morocco
  • Ideal for those with ample time in Morocco
  • Avoid long hours in the car
  • Explore the High Atlas Mountains, Berber villages, dades gorges, dades valley, palm groves, and old kasbahs, draa valley, todgha gorges
  • Experience the Sahara desert of Erg Chebbi
  • Overnight camel trekking in Morocco
  • Private tour for an authentic Moroccan experience
  • Visit Berber villages nomad families
  • Enjoy mint tea and learn about nomadic life


Book now marrakech desert tours 4 days for an adventure you won’t forget!

If the marrakech desert tours 4 days doesn’t match your requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us to customize your tour according to your specific needs and preferences.


Frequently Asked Questions for 4 Days tour from Marrakech:

How far is Merzouga from Marrakech?

The distance from Marrakech to Merzouga desert is 564 km and takes around 8 hours, however, the drive will split into two spending the first night at Dades Valley and continue to Merzouga the next day. On the third day, you will do an overnight stay in Ouarzazate to divide again the distance and then travel back to Marrakech on the fourth day.

Is this tour private or shared? 

In Marrakech to Merzouga 4 days desert tour we have private & shared trip options available.

Where is the tour start and end?

This Marrakech 4 days desert tour will start and end at your hotel in Marrakech.

Can I do the Sandboarding in Merzouga desert

Yes, you can do the sandboarding in Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga desert.

How long is the camel trek? 

The camel ride takes around 1:30 h to reach the camp.

Are the tents private or shared at desert camp?

The tents are always private but the difference is that at standard camp the bathroom is common and at luxury camp, the tents are private with ensuite bathrooms.

Can I go to the camp without riding the Camels?

Yes,  we’ll take you in our 4WD from and to the camp.

Is my luggage safe during my stay in the Sahara desert?

We’ll transport all your luggage to the camp so you’ll have it with you in your tent once you get there.

Are there towels and toilet paper at the camp

Yes, there are towels and toilet paper at the desert camp, but it’s recommended to have yours in case.

Is there electricity at the erg chebbi desert camp?

Yes, the camp is equipped with electricity from solar panels energy.

What should I pack for the Marrakech desert tours?

It’s recommended to pack comfortable clothing suitable for both warm and cooler temperatures, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, sturdy walking shoes, and a camera.

Are meals provided during the tour?

Yes, most tour packages include meals such as breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Special dietary requirements can often be accommodated with advance notice.


DEPARTURE TIMEYou will start around 07:30 am to 8:00 am
Private transportation 4×4 vehicle/Minibus with A/CProfessional Driver/Guide/Fuel
Hotel/riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)Camel Trekking & Sandboarding
Camel for  each personNight in a private luxury desert camp
A bottle of water for the road to the desertTurban for each person
Entrance (Optional)
Tipping (Optional)

4 days desert tour from Marrakech itinerary:

Day 1 : Tour from Marrakech to Dades Valley:

Our driver will pick you up from your Marrakech accommodation at 8:30 a.m. Your 4 days desert tour from marrakech to merzouga will start in Dades valley. It will pass via the Tizi-N-Tichka pass, which is 2260 m above sea level in the High Atlas Mountains.

We will enjoy the great mountain road. We will see beautiful scenery with many colors. We will pass through many real Berber towns on our journey to Ouarzazate.

There we will visit Taourirt Kasbah. It’s one of Morocco‘s most spectacular ksars. We will also visit the Oscar film studios. We will have lunch there.

The second stop is the Rose Valley. It runs through the large Skoura palm grove. The valley is a beautiful place to see nature and several kasbahs. Roses are grown in these Valley damascenes. They are grown for cosmetics, including the very valued rosewater.

Every May, they hold the Rose Festival here, and it serves as an important museum for Moroccan culture. We next travel to Dades Valley, where we will spend the night at a hotel overlooking the valley.

Day 2: From Dades Valley to Merzouga Desert.

We will have breakfast at the hotel. Then, we will depart for the Todra Gorges on our 4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga. While on the way, we will pass through Tinghir. We will make a stop there to admire the beautiful Todra Valley. It features palm trees along its landscape. The Todra Gorges are now a top rock climbing spot in Morocco.

We will take a quick stroll through the area’s 300-meter-high, pink and grey canyons. Then, we will go to Tinjdad and Touroug for lunch. Then, we will go on to Erfoud, where we will see the first Saharan oasis, Tafilalet. From there, we will travel to Merzouga and the magnificent Erg Chebbi dunes.

Take a one-and-a-half-hour camel ride to your Nomadic Berber tents. During the walk, take a break in the dunes to watch the sunset. Try sandboarding, take photos, and enjoy the environment.

After sunset, you will go to the camp. There, you will get mint tea, dinner, a campfire, a music party, and stay overnight at Berber camp Merzouga desert.

Day 3: From the Merzouga Desert to Ouarzazate.

The next day, after seeing the sunrise, you’ll eat breakfast and shower at camp. Then you’ll ride the camels or take a 4WD back to the start, where you’ll meet your driver.

Then we’ll drive to Ouarzazate via Rissani to attend its weekly traditional market. We’ll go only if we’re lucky enough to be here on a market day (Sunday, Tuesday, or Thursday).

Afterward, we’ll drive through the arid pre-desert area. There, we’ll see the typical acacia trees of this landscape. On our way to the Draa Valley, we’ll pause to admire the stunning views of the river that gives the valley its name. It is the longest river in Morocco.

Our 4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert, continues to Ouarzazate. It goes over the Anti-Atlas mountains. We will have free time in the city for lunch. Then we will continue our drive to Ouarzazate. We will arrive there late afternoon or evening. We will have supper and spend the night at the hotel.

Day 4: From Ouarzazate to Marrakech:

After breakfast, we will drive to Ait ben Haddou, a World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO in 1986. The Kasbah has been in many films. These include Gladiator, Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, and Sahara with Penélope Cruz. We will also stop in Tizi n’Tichka. There, we will enjoy the stunning mountain views and see authentic Berber villages. Lunch will be served at a restaurant. Then we will continue to Marrakech, arriving in the afternoon. We will end our 4-day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga there.

3 reviews for 4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

  1. Alexandra Lopez

    Our 4 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga was an incredible adventure. From the bustling streets of Marrakech to the vast desert landscapes of Merzouga, every moment was unforgettable. The luxury desert camp provided a comfortable stay under the stars, and camel trekking through the dunes was surreal. Highly recommend this tour for anyone seeking an authentic Morocco experience.

  2. Linda akira

    Embarking on the Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour was a dream come true. We explored Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate, marveling at the ancient architecture. The day spent in the Sahara desert was the highlight, with breathtaking sunsets and starry nights at the luxury camp. This tour truly exceeded all expectations and offered a glimpse into the magic of Morocco.

  3. Lara Morillia

    Our 4 days Morocco desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga was nothing short of spectacular. From the vibrant streets of Marrakech to the serene desert landscapes of Merzouga, every moment was enchanting. The luxury desert camp provided a comfortable oasis in the midst of the desert, and camel riding at sunrise was a surreal experience. Definitely a journey worth taking.

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