erg chebbi desert tour

Erg Chebbi desert trip from Marrakech 4 days

Sahara tour 4 days from Marrakech

Erg Chebbi desert trip from Marrakech 4 days

Erg Chebbi desert trip from Marrakech 4 days – Marrakech desert tour – Marrakech Sahara tour 4 days – – Merzouga tour 4 days from Marrakech – 4-day Marrakech to Erg Chebbi excursion

The 4-day Erg Chebbi desert trip from Marrakech is great for visiting South Morocco and one of the most beautiful dunes in Morocco. During this Marrakech desert tour 4 days, you can enjoy activities in Merzouga desert.

1st day: from the Atlas to the Dades Gorges

This 4-day Marrakech desert tour to Merzouga begins with a day full of discoveries.

The first stage of the 4-day Erg Chebbi tour from Marrakech passes through the roads in the Atlas. Take advantage of stops along the way to admire panoramic views of the mountains and small Berber villages. You take a break to see the Kasbah of Telouet, one of the places to visit on the road to the Sahara. After this visit, your Marrakech desert trip continue towards Ouarzazate. You stop in this very calm town with ocher-pink colors. You will have the chance to see the Kasbah of Ouarzazate. Then head to the movie studios.

This first day of the Merzouga excursion from Marrakech also includes :

  • a visit to the Skoura Oasis,
  • crossing the Valley of Roses and a visit to a local cooperative.

Enjoy the exotic landscapes throughout your itinerary. You arrive at the Dades Gorges in the afternoon. Here you spend the first night of this 4-day Marrakech to Merzouga tour. Enjoy a warm welcome from your hosts and a delicious dinner in a charming riad.

2nd day of the Erg Chebbi desert trip : night in a Merzouga camp

After breakfast, you leave for the dunes of Erg Chebbi. The 2nd day of this Morocco desert tour has some great surprises in store for you!

First, you continue towards the Toudra Gorges. You enjoy a short walk in the Gorges before heading towards Erfoud where lunch is planned. The town of Erfoud is known for its dates! You can stop by the souk to taste these delicacies. The Sahara Desert appears little by little. But before dropping you off, your driver will take you on an original visit to a small village right next to Merzouga.

After this moment of discovering of the local culture, you leave for a camel ride. Enjoy a walk in the dunes for the sunset. At the camp, you enjoy a hearty dinner and music under the starry Sahara sky. Then, you spend the night in a nomad camp in Merzouga.

3rd day: from Merzouga to Aït Ben Haddou

After your breakfast at the camp in Erg Chebbi, your Marrakech Sahara tour 4 days continues. The itinerary takes you through incredible landscapes. Arid, desert plateaus with acacia trees and mountains in the distance. After Alnif and Tazarine, you arrive at N’Kob. Take advantage of a stop to admire the beautiful view of the palm grove before continuing this Erg Chebbi desert trip towards Agdz.

The village of Agdz is located at the beginning of the Drâa Valley. It is a very charming little village in southern Morocco. Then, your Merzouga excursion takes you via the Anti-Atlas Mountains to Ouarzazate. Then you arrive at Aït Ben Haddou. This is where you spend the last night of this 4-day Erg Chebbi desert tour from Marrakech.

4th day of the Erg Chebbi desert trip from Marrakech

On the 4th day of your Morocco desert tour, you enjoy a good breakfast in the typical riad in Aït Ben Haddou. Then, head to the Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou for a visit with a local guide. The Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou is a true jewel of southern Moroccan architecture. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After this visit, which is worth the detour, you begin the return to Marrakech via the Atlas Mountains. Arrival in the pink city in the afternoon.

Want to do a shorter Marrakech desert tour to the Erg Chebbi dunes? Here is our 3-day program or a 2-day Marrakech to Merzouga excursion.

  • If you have enough holidays time in Morocco, this 4-day Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour is a beautiful tour in southern Morocco.

    Take the time to visit the touristic places and Kasbahs along the way. In Erg Chebbi, you can enjoy some amazing activities.
  • Transport for this 4-day Marrakech desert tour is by 4x4.

    If you are a small group, so you enjoy minivan transport.
  • Activities in Erg Chebbi

    - Camel tour for the sunset,
    - quad tour in the dunes of Erg Chebbi,
    - buggy riding.

    You can also try sandsurf!

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  • Erfoud is also called "capital of dates" in Morocco.

    In Rissani, you can stop to visit the souk.
  • Aït Ben Haddou is a great place to spend a night during this Moroccan desert trip.

    The panoramic views are extraordinary and the traditional riads offer nice living conditions.
    There you will find Moroccan hospitality and delicious Moroccan cuisine.

    It is possible to have tea with a local family for an extra touch of authenticity.
  • Camp in Merzouga

    During this 4-day Marrakech desert tour to Erg Chebbi, you will spend one night in a Sahara camp in Merzouga.
    The camp is generally made up of around ten tents.

    In each camp there is also a large tent which is a restaurant and where meals are served.

    In the evening, we enjoy the rhythm of Gnawa music around a nice campfire.

    Do you want to enjoy an exceptional stay in the Moroccan desert? Opt for a night in a Merzouga luxury desert camp.


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