4 Days from Ouarzazate to Marrakech

Embark on a 4-day tour from Ouarzazate to Marrakech, passing through the captivating landscapes of the Merzouga Desert. This journey offers a unique opportunity to experience the contrast between Morocco’s serene desert and its bustling city life. Here’s a guide to navigating this enriching journey.

Day 1: Ouarzazate to Dades Valley – Gateway to the Desert 

Begin your journey in Ouarzazate, often referred to as the ‘Gateway to the Sahara.’ Visit the iconic Taourirt Kasbah and if time allows, explore the Atlas Film Studios, known for their role in numerous famous films.

Depart from Ouarzazate and head towards the Dades Valley, passing through the Skoura Oasis and the Valley of Roses, known for their breathtaking beauty and annual rose festival. Explore the Dades Gorges, a spectacular series of limestone river canyons. Spend the night in the Dades Valley, known for its stunning landscapes and tranquil environment.

Day 2: Dades Valley to Merzouga – Embracing the Sahara 

Travel from the Dades Valley to Merzouga, a small village that serves as the gateway to the Erg Chebbi dunes. The journey through the Todra Gorges reveals more of Morocco’s natural beauty. Arrive in Merzouga and prepare for a camel trek into the heart of the Sahara Desert. This experience offers an up-close view of the vast dunes and an unforgettable sunset. Spend the night in a desert camp, enjoying traditional Berber hospitality under a starlit sky.

Day 3: Merzouga to Ouarzazate – Desert Exploration and Return 

Awake early to catch the sunrise over the Sahara dunes, a moment of peace and beauty. After breakfast, begin your journey back to Ouarzazate. This leg of the trip allows you to reflect on the stark beauty of the desert landscapes. Spend another night in Ouarzazate, perhaps exploring more of the city’s cultural offerings.

Day 4: Ouarzazate to Marrakech – The Red City Awaits 

On your final day, travel from Ouarzazate to Marrakech. The route takes you over the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka pass, offering breathtaking views and a dramatic shift in landscapes.

Arrive in Marrakech, a city bustling with energy and culture. Dive into the vibrant atmosphere of the Medina, visit historical sites like the Koutoubia Mosque, and wander through the souks, filled with crafts, spices, and textiles. Experience the lively Jemaa el-Fnaa square, where storytellers, musicians, and food vendors create a dynamic and colorful scene.

This 4-day journey from Ouarzazate to Marrakech via the Merzouga Desert offers a diverse experience of Morocco’s natural and cultural landscapes. From the tranquility of the Sahara to the vibrant streets of Marrakech, it’s a tour filled with stunning views, cultural insights, and unforgettable memories.

Tour Included :

– Tour in 4×4 vehicle/Minibus with A/C
– Driver/guide
– Fuel
– Hotel/riad overnight stays (breakfast & dinner included)
– Camel Trekking & Night in Desert
– Camel Per person
– Turban each for the Camel trip in Desert
– Sandboarding in The Dunes

Not included :

– Flight
– Lunchs
– Drinks

From €1,230 / per person


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I would definitely come back!! Best tour ever!!!! Sofia arballo

We came all the way from mexico, and would love to do it again!!! I cannot thank enough Brahim for everything he did for us! Ali drove us all the way from Marrakech to the desert for two days, making several stops , visiting amazing little towns and beautiful sceneries, like the Dades Gorges, this little town called Ait Benhaddou and more! Ali was very nice to us all the time,

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Our driver, Ali, came to our hotel in Marrakech to pick us up. After that we drove through Atlas to Ait Ben Haddou then Dades gorges. Next day, we visited Toudra gorges and Merzouga, where we enjoyed an marvelous sunshine on the top of a dune and a camel trek.

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