Morocco Explore Tours; 5 days from Marrakech to Merzouga desert with group
Embark on an adventure that will stay in your memory forever. Explore Morocco on our 5-day, 4-night tour from Marrakech.
The group 5-Day Shared Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga is our most popular desert tour in Morocco. It leaves every day from Marrakech and every Sunday and Monday we have a big group.
The tour is rich in landscapes, you will never get bored as you will be busy admiring one scene after another. The dramatic landscape change is incredible. We will cross roads, Atlas Mountains, valleys, ports, gorges, dunes and villages with different history and forts, such as the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou – UNESCO World Heritage Site, we will also visit the highest dunes in North Africa and much more.
In this adventure you will live the unique experience of riding a dromedary and spend a night in the middle of the Sahara desert. The highlights are the sky and the typical festival of the people of the desert, super lively with lots of music, dancing and typical food.
Come and discover the colors, flavors and customs of a country that welcomes everyone with open arms. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the Merzouga desert with this shared group package.
Book now and enjoy an unforgettable trip in Morocco!
Share 5-day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert with group
(5 days / 4 nights)
Day 1: Marrakesh Airport – Marrakesh city.
You will be met at the Marrakech Airport and then taken by the driver/guide to the Hotel in Marrakech, which is located meters from the Jemma el Fna square (medina), the main tourist attraction in Marrakech.
– The guide will be waiting for you outside the Airport with the “Morocco Explore Tours” sign.
– 5 minutes from your hotel there is a currency/exchange exchange for your convenience.
Upon leaving Marrakech airport, you will find yourself in the second largest city in the country, located in central Morocco, at the foot of the Atlas Mountains.
Once in the city, you’ll find a myriad of things to do and see. Jemaa el-Fna Square, in the center of the old city (medina), is a vibrant and lively place, with street performers, snake charmers, food stalls and much more.
And of course, Moroccan cuisine is famous the world over, so be sure to try some of the local dishes such as chicken or lamb tagine, couscous or harira, a traditional Moroccan soup. There are many restaurants in the city that serve authentic and delicious dishes.
Enjoy your stay in Marrakech!
Day 2: Marrakech – High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah – Ouarzazate – Valley of the Roses – Dades Gorges.
On the second day, depart this group desert trip at 08:00, crossing the High Atlas Mountains (2260m) through the port of Tizi N’Tichka with panoramic views. A mountain range that separates the plains of Marrakech from the Sahara desert.
We visit the ARGAN Oil cooperative, where we discover the realization process and explain the numerous benefits it has for the human body.
Continue south, taking a 6 km trail that will take us to the village of La Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, where we will visit its Kasbah (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO). In this spectacular setting, renowned films and Gladiator or the Jewel of the Nile were filmed, you can stroll through the narrow dirt streets and visit some of the traditional houses, which are still inhabited. lunch in the village and then on to Ouarzazate.
This city considered the gateway to the great desert is an important center for film and television, with several studios and film sets. You can visit the Kasbah Taourirt, an old palace that was once the residence of the governor of the region.
The journey continues through Vale das Rosas and M’gona, a region famous for the production of roses and the manufacture of perfumes and beauty products. There, you can visit a local cooperative and learn about the production process for these products.
We continue until we reach the Dades gorges passing through Skoura, a series of narrow and deep gorges carved by the Dades River. We arrived in the afternoon at our hotel in Dades.
Day 3: Dades Gorges – Todra Gorges – Jorf – Erfoud – Merzouga (Camel Tour and Desert Night)
On day 3 of your trip in Morocco, after breakfast and a visit to Dades, we will start a road dotted with Kasbahs, all very different from each other and after several stops, we will reach one of the strong points of the south: the Gorges of Todra which are about 1h30 by car from Dades.
The Todra Gorges are another set of impressive canyons with rock walls up to 300 meters high, formed by the Todra River. It is a climber’s paradise and a unique place. Here, you will be able to hike through the gorge to enjoy the scenery and take some amazing pictures.
Free lunch and continuation of our trip to the desert until we reach the impressive Erg Chebbi Dunes in Merzouga, where we will have a hospitality tea while we rest a little. We will leave the luggage in the accommodation and what we will not use in the desert and we will start the camel excursion for an hour that will take us to the field of Haimas. We will make a stop in the middle of the road to watch the sunset over the dunes and stretch our legs a bit before continuing the journey to the camp, where we will have another hospitality tea before dinner and have the opportunity to climb the nearby dunes. from camp, to discover shooting stars and make wishes, night in the desert.
This unique desert experience is one of Morocco’s top attractions and is sure to be a highlight of your trip.
Day 4: Merzouga – Er rissani – Alnif – Agdz – High Atlas Mountains – Marrakech
Early in the morning we get up to admire the other enchanting view of the sunrise and then the desert experience, we will ride a camel to return to the lodge. After breakfast, we’ll start our way back to Marrakesh through Rissani, the origin of the Alawi dynasty that reigns in Morocco. Afterwards, we will drive through the Berber villages of Alnif and N’Kob and the Draa valley to Agdez, where we will have lunch. Then we will return to Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains. We arrived in Marrakech around 7 pm.
Day 5: Transfer to Marrakech Airport
Depending on flight time, transfer to the airport 3 hours before your flight and the end of our 5 days route from Marrakech to Merzouga desert with group.
- If you have day 5 free or flight in the afternoon or evening, do not hesitate to contact us and we will prepare a guided tour of Marrakech, monuments and most important places.
- If the itineraries we offer do not match what you are looking for, do not hesitate to contact us and we will prepare a trip to suit your needs and requirements.
Included in the trip
- Transfers: Airport – Hotel – Airport
- Private air-conditioned transport (4×4 or Minibus with A/C)
- Professional driver/guide with experience in speaking Portuguese (multilingual)
- 2 nights in Riads with breakfast in Marrakech
- 1 night on half board (dinner and breakfast) at the hotel in the Dades Valley
- 1 night, half board (dinner, music and breakfast) at the desert camp in Erg Chebbi
- Vegetarians are welcome, but send us a note before
- Free time to explore the sites, photo stops, etc.
- henna tattoo
- Berber clothing available for photos
- Camel ride to and from the desert camp
- Sandboard on the dunes
- Visits specified in the circuit
- Dinner in Marrakech
- Entrance to historic sites and museums
Price: Offer valid for a limited time
- Tour with luxury tents: 150 euros per person
BOOKING AND PAYMENT METHODS
To confirm your tour, just send us your full names and a photo of your airline tickets to see when you will arrive on Whatsapp or Facebook or email our travel agency: email@example.com.
you will receive a confirmation email upon booking.
Balance is paid in cash (euros) directly in Marrakech on the first day of the tour.
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