5 days from Marrakech to Merzouga desert. Enjoy a better journey from Marrakech to Merzouga via the Draa Valley and back through the Todra and Dades Gorges. It’s a remarkable adventure that showcases Morocco’s varied landscapes, rich history and enchanting beauty.
Here is a detailed description of your travel itinerary:
5 days from Marrakech to Merzouga desert
Day 1: Marrakech – High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou – Agdz
Your journey begins with an exciting drive through the picturesque High Atlas Mountains, offering stunning panoramic views of the rugged landscapes. As you venture deeper into the mountains, you’ll encounter the famous Ait Ben Haddou, a fortified village known for its remarkable Kasbah and UNESCO World Heritage status. Explore the labyrinthine alleys and marvel at the intricate architecture that has graced numerous films and TV shows. Continuing your expedition, you’ll reach Agdz, a charming town nestled in the Draa Valley, where you’ll spend the night in a comfortable hotel.
Day 2: Nkob – Tazarine – Alnif – Merzouga Camel Ride, Night in Desert Camp
travel on a scenic drive through the Draa Valley, passing by the fascinating town of Nkob and the quaint village of Tazarine. The journey continues through Alnif, where you’ll be enchanted by the desert landscapes that gradually unfold before your eyes. Arriving at Merzouga, your adventure takes a thrilling turn as you hop on a camel to traverse the golden sands of the Sahara Desert. Witness the mesmerizing sunset as you journey to your luxury desert camp, where you’ll experience the magic of the desert night, enjoying a traditional dinner and immersing yourself in the serene ambiance of the dunes.
Day 3: Merzouga – Rissani – Erfoud – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges
Awaken to the breathtaking sunrise over the dunes of Merzouga before departing for Rissani, a town rich in history and known for its bustling markets. Explore the vibrant souks and soak in the local atmosphere. Continue your voyage to Erfoud, famous for its fossil discoveries and unique landscapes. As you venture further, you’ll arrive at the Todra Gorges, where sheer rock walls tower above you. The journey concludes in the stunning Dades Gorges, where you’ll unwind and spend the night in a comfortable hotel.
Day 4: Dades Valley – Roses Valley – Skoura – Ouarzazate
Immerse yourself in the picturesque Dades Valley, known for its dramatic landscapes and charming villages. As you journey through the Rose Valley, you’ll witness the captivating sight of blooming rose fields (seasonal). Continue to Skoura, where the lush oasis and ancient Kasbahs create a captivating scene. Your day culminates in Ouarzazate, where you’ll rest in a welcoming hotel and reflect on the diverse landscapes you’ve traversed.
Day 5: Movies Studios – High Atlas – Marrakech
Your final day begins with a visit to Ouarzazate’s famous movies studios, where countless movies have come to life. Discover the behind-the-scenes magic that has contributed to the allure of Moroccan cinema. The journey back to Marrakech takes you through the majestic High Atlas Mountains, offering scenic vistas and a chance to appreciate the stunning natural beauty of Morocco. Arriving in Marrakech, you’ll reflect on your unforgettable desert adventure, enriched by the diverse landscapes, cultural experiences, and enchanting moments that have defined your journey.
- Comfortable transport vehicle
- Driver guide
- 03 Nights in Hotels
- Night in desert camp
- 04 breakfasts 04 dinners
- Camel ride in Merzouga dunes