4 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
The three-day desert tour to Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga or the 4 Days Tour From Marrakech To Merzouga Desert are the most booked travel tours in Marrakech because there are so many wonderful sceneries to see along the way and good activities to do besides like camel trekking, spending a night in a deep Sahara Desert camp, enjoying a cup of tea, meeting some nomads living in caves, wandering with a local guide in palmary, hiking in Dades valley or Todra gorges and having a happy time together.
Tour Itinerary: 4 Days Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
Day 1 Marrakech - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley
On the first day, our driver will pick you up from your hotel or Riad in Marrakech at 8:00 AM by a 4x4 or minivan to start your Desert Trip from Marrakech to Dades valley. You will across the Tizi- N-Tichka pass in the High Atlas Mountains to drive directly to Ouarzazate enjoying the panoramic road and passing by wonderful Berber villages along the route. In Ouarzazate, you will visit the old Kasbah which is called “Taourirt Kasbah” and have lunch there. Thereafter, you will go to the green Dades valley via the gorgeous Skoura palmery, where you will have Dinner and spend the first night.
Day 2 Dades - Todra Gorges - Merzouga Dunes (Erg Chebbi)
After having breakfast, we will drive to Tineghir then go to Todra Gorges to enjoy its picturesque views of Canyons and walk around the Palm Plantations. Then, we will drive to Tinjedad for having lunch to go to Erfoud crossing various villages such us Touroug which is a Berber village and El-Jarf. After visiting a local fossil craft workshop, we will continue driving to the fascinating dunes of Erg Chebbi that are called also Merzouga Dunes where You will go to the hotel to get ready for a camel trek for an hour and half enjoying the sunset to have dinner and spend the night in a traditional nomad tent in a bivouac.
Day 3 Merzouga - Tazarine - Agdz - Ouarzazate
On the third day, you will wake up early to enjoy the sunrise and have breakfast in the camp in the heart of the dunes of Erg Chebbi to return back later to the hotel by riding camels. After having a quick shower in hotel we will drive to Rissani, a small Saharan town in southeast of Morocco, to visit a fossil workshop there before going to Agdez and Draa valley junction. We will cross the Atlas Mountains in order to go to Ouarzazate where we will have dinner and spend the third night.
Day 4 Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech
In the morning, after breakfast we will have time to explore Ouarzazate by visiting the Atlas film studio which is known as Hollywood of Africa, going to the UNESCO world Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah where more than 20 films including “Gladiator” “Indiana Jones” and “Lawrence of Arabia” were filmed and enjoying a short walk to explore the traditional Moroccan style of Kasbahs ‘architecture to Finally make our way to Marrakesh passing through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi n’Tichka pass with having lunch in one of the restaurants there . Our driver will drop you off in your Riad or hotel in Marrakech.
Pricing & Inclusions
The season, the number of travelers and the type of accommodation are all factors that have a great influence on the prices of Morocco desert tours from Marrakech, for couples, the prices start from 489€ per person, while families and friends must contact us, for more information.
Shared group tour:
The fixed price of the shared group tour is 319€ per person. However it might seem a bit higher than other so-called "providers", but do not be fooled; the maximum number of participants in our groups is 8 people and the tour can begin with only 4 people, as we believe that the less number of participants in the group makes the tour quite similar to a private one, in addition to providing you with high-quality services throughout the tour.
- Free airport transfer to your hotel in Marrakech.
- Private transfer in comfortable air conditioned vehicle.
- English speaking driver/guide during the tour
- Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation.
- Visiting Ait Benhaddou Kasbah with Guide.
- Visiting the cinema studio in Ouarzazate.
- Spending two nights in a Traditional Kasbahs at Dades Valley and Ouarzazate.
- Spending one night in nomad desert camp at Erg Chebbi with Private tent.
- Breakfasts and dinners during your tour (Vegetarians are accommodated).
- Camel trekking with sunset and sunrise
- Private bathroom in your tent (hot shower & toilet)
- Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Benhaddou, Cinema Sets, Taourirt Kasbah ... Etc.
Not included :
- Lunch (A meal costs an average of 10€, and you can order "á la carte" in many restaurants)
- Drinks (If you drink a lot of water, purchasing a package of 6 bottles will be the right thing)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Entrance fees to optional visits at Ouarzazate and Skoura:
- Cinema Museum : 3€ per person
- Kasbah Taourirte: 2€ per person
- CLA cinema studio : 8€ per person
- Amridil Kasbah in Skoura: 2€ per person
1. What's the difference that distinguishes between shared and private tours?
The main difference between private and shared tours is that you will share the vehicles of transportation with other people during the shared tours, while rooms and tents are private in both types. You can even choose to stay separated from the group during the mealtime. The private tours are distinguished by guaranteed departure, as we are committed to offering the tour once confirming your booking. By contrast, shared tours require a minimum of 4 participants to start. If the minimum number is not met, we give you the choice to have a free cancellation or make a deal to continue as a private tour.
2. Can I have vegetarian/vegan food during the tour?
Yes, the vegetarian or vegan food is an available choice on your tour, just let us know when booking and you can remind your driver during the tour.
3. Can I get the desert camp without camel trekking?
Of course, as there is a dedicated 4x4 car that we use to transport the luggage and clients who don't have any interest in riding camels. and if you Choosing a private tour, we will arrange you to travel in a comfortable 4x4 car throughout the tour, even to reach the desert camp, all you need is to let us know during the booking process.
4. Are there private bathrooms in the camp?
Yes, our basic package includes camps that are considered as luxury ones with fully-equipped tents having ensuite showers and bathrooms at no extra cost.
5. Is it possible to take my luggage during the tour?
Certainly, our comfortable vehicles have enough space for large suitcases to enable you to bring it with you, even in the desert. The luggage will be transported to tents of the desert camp by using a 4x4 car.
How can I pay my tour?
To confirm your booking for a tour or an activity, you shall put down a small deposit into our account on PayPal, while the balance is due will be paid in cash to your driver on the day of your tour, either in euros or equivalent in dirhams.
Is it possible to pay by Credit Cards?
Unfortunately, credit cards are not accepted because they are not very practical in Morocco, in addition to having higher fees and carrying security risks.
Can I pay the full amount via PayPal?
Due to the operational delays and transaction fees of PayPal, we generally ask for the balance payments in cash. However, in some cases, the full payment via PayPal is accepted, taking into consideration that a 5% fee will be imposed to cover the extra transaction charges. If you decide to pay the full amount via PayPal, it will be better to make the payment before the tour.
Pre-booked Shared Marrakech Desert Tours
( We can arrange your private tour at any time of the year )
Marrakesh Desert Tour offers shared desert tours to enable travellers to Share the fun and split the cost. Being committed to maintaining the quality of services, each group is limited to 8 individuals. The prices might seem a bit higher than other providers but we guarantee efficiency and the best value for money with no tourist traps, forced shopping, or hidden costs. Throughout our shared desert tours, we apply the high standard of private tours to satisfy our customers' desires. You are able to book or cancel your trip in a very easy and simple way. Check out the pre-booked shared tours or contact us to add you to our list for the best of both group and private tours at reasonable prices.
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