6 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

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  • 6 Days Morocco desert tour from Marrakech
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  • 6 Days Morocco desert tour from Marrakech
  • 6 Days Morocco desert tour from Marrakech
  • 6 Days Morocco desert tour from Marrakech
  • 6 Days Morocco desert tour from Marrakech
  • 6 Days Morocco desert tour from Marrakech

Overview of 6 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga:

6 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara Desert. During these magical Morocco tour for six days and five nights, you will see many magnificent sights. It includes the high Atlas Mountains. Also, the Tizi-N-Tichka Pass, the Ait-Ben-Haddou Kasbah, and the city of Ouarzazate. Also to the Amridil Kasbah, there are the Dades Valley and the Todra Gorges. Also, visit the Merzouga Sahara Desert. Ride camels, see stunning sunsets and sunrises, and spend the night in a desert camp.

Explore the Sahara desert of Merzouga in a 4×4 vehicle. You will also visit the Rissani traditional market and Erfoud, the fossil town. Then go to Ifrane, Morocco’s Switzerland. Visit the cedar forest there, where the Barbary macaque lives. Finally, explore Fes, one of Morocco’s imperial cities. The 6-day tour from Marrakech ends in Fes.

Highlights of 6 days desert tour from marrakech:

  • Day 1: Depart Marrakech, traverse High Atlas Mountains, Tizi-N-Tichka Pass. Explore Ait-Ben-Haddou Kasbah, Ouarzazate.
  • Day 2: Continue to Amridil Kasbah, Dades Valley, Todra Gorges for scenic wonders.
  • Day 3: Reach Merzouga Sahara Desert erg chebbi sand dunes . Camel ride ( camel trekking ), sunset, sunrise, desert camp stay.
  • Day 4: 4×4 exploration of Merzouga desert. experience sahara adventures, Visit Rissani market, Erfoud fossil town.
  • Day 5: Head to Ifrane, dubbed Morocco’s Switzerland. Explore cedar forest, encounter Barbary macaques.
  • Day 6: Arrive in Fes, immerse in its imperial charm, marking the end of the enriching journey.

If the 6-day Marrakech Desert Trip doesn’t quite meet your needs and requirements, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Our team of expert travel planners can work with you to create a customized Morocco tour that is tailored to your specific preferences and desires. Let us help you create the ultimate adventure that will leave you with unforgettable memories. Contact us today and let’s start planning your dream vacation in Morocco!

DEPARTURE TIMEYou will start around 07:30 am to 8:00 am
Pick-up & Drop-off at your Hotel or Airport.Transport in a private 4×4 car or minibus with A/C.
English / Spanish Speaking Driver.Accommodations.
Overnight in a luxury desert camp.Camel ride in the Sahara desert ( a Camel Per person).
Dinners and Breakfasts.Fuel.
Travel insurance plane
Plane ticket
Monuments fees
Tips (optional)


Frequently Asked Questions for 6 Days Morocco desert tour from Marrakech:

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

Our private 6 days itinerary tour 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.

Itinerary of the 6 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert:

Day 1 : Marrakech – High Atlas mountains – Telouat Kasbah – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate

The 6-day Morocco desert tour from Marrakech, begins with an early pick-up from the airport or your hotel in Marrakech. Then, drive across the magnificent High Atlas Mountains and the Tizi-N-Tichka Pass. We will make stops for panoramic views of the stunning scenery. Then we visit Telouat’s Kasbah.

Following that, we will visit the well-known Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. A fortified settlement designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Kasbah has appeared in various movies, such as Gladiator, Alexander, and The Mummy. In addition, there are television shows such as Game of Thrones. Then we travel to Ouarzazate, well known as “The Gate of the Desert”. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel

Day 2 : Ouarzazate – Skoura (Kasbah Amridil) – Rose valley – Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud -Merzouga Sahara – overnight in a luxury camp

After breakfast, we will visit the Atlas Studio. Filmmakers have shot notable films there. We will also visit the Taourirt Kasbah in Ourzazate. Then, drive southeast to Amridil Kasbah in Skoura, where palm groves border the area. Then continue to Rose Valley. Every year in May, the residents hold a Rose Festival. They sell their rose products there. These range from perfumes, rose water, oil, and cosmetics. Then we travel through the Dades Valley. We stop at a viewpoint to see the breathtaking Dades Gorges. We then go to Todra Gorges. The Todra River has cut a spectacular canyon through the mountains. This has created a steep red cliff-side gorge. Free time for lunch. Feel free to roam through the gorges and enjoy the scenery.

At the afternoon, we arrive at the Sahara desert of Merzouga. You switch to camels to cross the sandy desert. You will have a pause to admire the spectacular sunset from the top of a high dune. Then, go to the desert luxury camp. There, you may listen to Berber drum music. You can dance around the campfire under the huge open sky of stars. Dinner and stay at the camp.

Day 3 : Explore Merzouga region – Nomads – Khamlia – Merzouga lake – Erg Chebbi – palm grove

Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the lovely sunrise in the middle of the desert. Free time for breakfast. Then you ride camels back to Merzouga, where the driver awaits. We dedicate the day to exploring the Merzouga region. The area has many magnificent sights. They include sand dunes, wild lakes, mines, fossil locations, and fabulous oases. Which are perfect locations for a variety of outdoor activities.

First, we begin our excursion in Merzouga by driving off-road to an ancient eyeliner mine. Then we pay the nomads a visit in their hand-woven tent. Drink Berber tea and learn about their way of life. Our next stop is Khamlia village, where you may enjoy Gnaoua music and dance performances. Its residents are from sub-Saharan African nations such as Mali, Sudan, and Niger. Free time for lunch at a restaurant. Following that, we take a stroll through a palm tree grove. Then drive a few kilometers to visit the wild lake of Merzouga, commonly known as Flamingo Lake. Dinner and overnight At a hotel.

Day 4 : Merzouga Dunes – Erfoud – Midelt – cedars forest – Ifrane – Fes

After breakfast, we leave the desert to reach Rissani, Tafilalet’s old capital. Rissani remains a key trading center in the region. It has a thriving souk on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. After a tour around Rissani souk, we go to Erfoud. There, we visit a fossilized marble workshop.

Following that, we travel down the Ziz River, stopping for a panoramic vista of the Ziz Valley. In Midelt, you have free time for lunch. Then we head to the cedar forest, where the Barbary Macaques live. Feel free to feed them while strolling through the forest. After that, we visit Ifrane. It’s known for its low temperatures, snow, and alpine-style homes. It’s no surprise that it’s known as Morocco’s Switzerland. Finally, we drop you off at your accommodation in Fes.

Day 5 : Guided tour sightseeing Fes

We will pick you up from your Fes lodging after breakfast to explore the city. The city is Morocco’s cultural and religious center. It is also one of its imperial cities.

We begin the day by visiting the Royal Palace Gate. Then there’s the well-preserved medieval Medina. UNESCO designated the World Heritage site. The Blue Gate, also known as Bab Boujloud, marks the entrance to the old Medina. You will enter the Medina with a local guide. To visit the Medrasa Bouanania, the Najjarine Fountain, and the Tanneries. And finally, the Quaraouin Mosque and University, the world’s oldest university. Following that, we leave the Medina to explore the Jewish district known as “the Mellah”. Then we drive to an ancient fortress, for panoramic views of the Medina and the city of Fes. Then return to your riad.

Day 6 : Transfer to the airport

After breakfast, we will pick you up for a short tour of Fes before dropping you off at the airport. End of the Morocco desert journey from Marrakech.

3 reviews for 6 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

  1. Anna Majo

    Our experience with Visit Maghreb on the 6-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga was nothing short of spectacular. The itinerary was well-planned, allowing us to explore the diverse landscapes of Morocco, from the bustling streets of Marrakech to the serene beauty of the Sahara Desert. The private tour ensured personalized attention, and our guide was knowledgeable about Moroccan culture and history.

  2. Tina Suiarez

    The highlight of our trip was definitely the day spent in the Merzouga Desert. The camel trek through the Sahara dunes at sunrise was a surreal experience, and spending the night in a desert camp under the starlit sky was magical. Visit Maghreb made sure every aspect of our private Merzouga desert tour was seamless, from transportation to accommodation.

  3. Maria Koumi

    From the moment we embarked on our journey from Marrakech to Fes, we were captivated by the charm of Morocco. The itinerary from Marrakech included visits to Berber villages, desert towns, and sightseeing trips to landmarks like the Draa Valley and Erg Chebbi dunes. Visit Maghreb’s attention to detail and expertise in organizing tours from Fes ensured a smooth and memorable Morocco trip.

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