4 Days Desert Morocco Tour From Marrakech
4 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

4 Days 3 Nights

Starts in Marrakech

Ends In Marrakech

4 Days Desert Morocco Tour From Marrakech OVERVIEW:

Answer the call of the Sahara desert and embark on a remarkable 4 Days Desert Morocco Tour From Marrakech to the captivating Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga.

Immerse yourself in the ancient Berber villages, indulge in camel trekking on the vast sand dunes, and spend a magical night in a desert camp, connecting with the local culture and traditions. Delve into the local charms, absorb the rich heritage, and experience the life of a Berber.

Highly recommended by previous travelers, the 4-day Morocco desert tour from Marrakech offers an abundance of sights and a deep exploration of the region’s culture.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 4 Days Desert Morocco Tour From Marrakech:

• Marvel at the breathtaking landscapes of the Tizi-N-Tichka pass, situated at an elevation of 2260 meters above sea level, offering captivating views of the High Atlas Mountains.

• Encounter picturesque traditional Berber villages along the route, showcasing the authentic local way of life.

• Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a historical gem filled with architectural wonders.

• Visit the largest film studio in Africa, where numerous renowned movies were filmed, and discover the enchanting fortified village of Ouarzazate.

• Wander through the narrow pathways of the Todra Gorge in Tinghir, a natural wonder that will leave you awe-inspired.

• Embark on a camel ride through the desert, creating unforgettable memories as you traverse the golden sands.

• Camp under the stars in the Erg Chebbi dunes, immersing yourself in the tranquility and magic of the desert.


Opting for our private 4-day Morocco desert tour from Marrakech to the Erg Chebbi dunes offers you the ultimate desert experience without enduring long hours of driving, as is the case with the last day of the 3-day Marrakech desert tour.

With ample time to discover all the captivating sights, our knowledgeable Tour Guide/Driver will entertain and enlighten you throughout the journey. Allow us to organize your 4-day Sahara desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, and savor an authentic desert adventure.

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Experience the wonders of our 4 Days Desert Morocco Tour From Marrakech to Merzouga desert and discover the highlights of this Sahara adventure. You can also customize the itinerary to suit your preferences!


    Your 4-day journey begins with a pick-up from your accommodation in Marrakech. Departing from Marrakech, we will traverse the stunning Atlas Mountains via the Tizi-N-Tichka Pass. Our experienced driver will make stops at scenic viewpoints along the way, and you can request additional stops as desired. We will arrive at Ait Benhaddou, a historic fortified village protected by UNESCO since 1987. This captivating Kasbah has served as a filming location for renowned movies and TV series. After lunch, we continue our drive to Boumalne Gorges through Ouarzazate and the Rose Valley. In Boumalne, you can marvel at magnificent rock formations known as "monkey fingers." Finally, we will reach our hotel where you can relax, enjoy dinner, and spend the night.

    Total driving distance : Approximately 353 km
    Total driving time : Approximately 6 hours and 30 minutes


    After a delightful breakfast in your accommodation at Dades Gorges, we embark on the second day of our desert tour. We drive towards Todgha Canyon, where you can take a leisurely walk beneath the impressive 300-meter high cliffs. As evening approaches, we arrive at Merzouga desert. Here, your guide and camels await to transport you across the dunes to your campsite. Witness a captivating sunset from the top of a high dune and enjoy a memorable night in the desert camp.

    Total driving distance : Approximately 275 km
    Total driving time : Approximately 4 hours


    Rise early to witness a breathtaking sunrise from the nearest dune to your camp. After a delicious breakfast at the camp, you can choose to return to Merzouga town either by camel trekking or by a 4x4 vehicle. We make a stop at the village of Khamlia, known for its enchanting Gnawa music. Continuing our journey, we reach Rissani, a historically significant town that served as the foundation of Morocco's ruling family and was a vital hub for caravan routes. If the day falls on Tuesday, Thursday, or Sunday, we have the opportunity to explore the bustling traditional Moroccan souk in Rissani. Next, we drive through the picturesque Draa Valley and proceed to Ouarzazate, a city often referred to as the Hollywood of Africa. Ouarzazate boasts the largest film studio in Africa, Atlas Studios, and the captivating Taourirt Kasbah. In the evening, we arrive at our accommodation in Ouarzazate.

    Total driving distance : Approximately 370 km
    Total driving time : Approximately 5 hours and 20 minutes


    After a delightful breakfast, we commence our exploration of Ouarzazate, a gateway to the Sahara desert and renowned for its film industry. We visit the fascinating Atlas Studios, the largest film studio in Africa, and the historical Taourirt Kasbah. Following our exploration of the city, we begin our return journey to Marrakech, passing through the scenic Atlas Mountains. Along the way, enjoy breathtaking views of charming Berber villages. Our 4-day desert tour from Marrakech concludes with drop-off at your accommodation in Marrakech.

    Total driving distance : Approximately 194 km
    Total driving time : Approximately 3 hours and 39 minutes

Services Included:
  • Private A/C 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser or Deluxe Van with experienced English-speaking driver/guide

  • Pick-up and drop-off at your Marrakech accommodation

  • First, second, and third-night accommodations

  • Camel trek to the desert camp

  • Sandboarding

  • Fuel and all associated transportation costs

Services Not Included:
  • Lunch and beverages

  • Gratuities/tips


The price of the 4-day tour from Marrakech to the desert varies based on the number of travelers in your group, the chosen level of accommodations, and the month of the trip. Please contact us to obtain the exact rate.


• If you have any dietary preferences or restrictions such as being vegetarian or vegan, please inform your guide at the beginning of the trip to ensure suitable meal arrangements.

• During the journey to the desert, your guide may suggest visiting a traditional Berber shop where you can try on Berber outfits and take photos, free of charge. You have the option to make purchases if interested, but it is not obligatory. If you are not interested, you can simply let your guide know to skip the shop visit.

• Your guide will recommend restaurants for lunch that serve fresh food to minimize the risk of illness. However, you have the freedom to request a specific restaurant of your choice.

• The itinerary includes one night in Merzouga, but you have the option to extend your stay by choosing the 5-day Marrakech to Merzouga tour. Alternatively, you can conclude the trip in Fes by selecting the 4-day Marrakech to Fes desert tour.

• If you are interested in renting quad bikes during your desert stay, your guide will be available to assist you with the arrangements.

  • 1. How far is Merzouga from Marrakech?

    The distance between Marrakech and the Sahara desert of Merzouga is approximately 560 kilometers or 348 miles. As the itinerary includes an overnight stay, the journey is divided into manageable distances.

  • 2. What type of vehicles are used for the 4-day desert tours from Marrakech?

    For our 4-day desert tours, we use comfortable and reliable vehicles such as Toyota Prado Land Cruiser Tx, Ford 8-seater vans, Mercedes Benz Sprinter minibusses for larger groups, and other suitable vehicles.

  • 3. Is sandboarding included in the tour?

    Yes, sandboarding, also known as sand surfing, is included in our tour package. Simply inform your driver/guide of your interest in sandboarding, and they will ensure that you have access to the necessary equipment at the desert camp.

  • 4. How far in advance should we book this tour?

    We recommend booking the tour as early as possible to secure your preferred dates. The early booking allows for better availability and smoother trip planning.

  • 5. How do we make payment for the tour?

    To secure your booking, we require a small deposit via PayPal. The remaining balance can be paid in cash (euros, dollars, or the equivalent in dirhams) to your driver/guide on the first day of the tour.

We hope these answers have been helpful. If you have any further inquiries or require additional information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to providing you with an exceptional desert tour experience.