ouarzazate to merzouga tour

Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert tour

2-day Morocco desert tour with a night in a Erg Chebbi desert camp

Ouarzazate to Merzouga tour 2 days

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The 2-day Ouarzazate to Merzouga tour is great to discover the big dunes of Erg Chebbi. It is a 4×4 Morocco desert trip from Ouarzazate. Moreover, this trip to the Sahara allows you to spend a night in a Morocco Sahara desert camp in Erg Chebbi.

Ouarzazate to Merzouga tour – from the Valley of Roses to Erg Chebbi

The 2-day Merzouga desert tour from Ouarzazate starts at 9 AM.

Stop at the Oasis of Skoura

The first visit during this trip is the Oasis of Skoura. The Oasis is located about 40 km from Ouarzazate. It is a still cultivated palm grove which hides several beautiful kasbahs and typical houses. Good to know : the Kasbah of Amridil is located in the Oasis of Skoura.

Crossing the Valley of roses

After this visit, the Merzouga desert tour 2 days from Ouarzazate continues through the Valley of Roses. You will have the pleasure of visiting local cooperatives and discover the various products from the Moroccan rose that they manufacture.

Dades Gorges and Todra Gorges

Then, direction to the Gorges du Dadès! The beautiful Dadès Valley covers 25 km². You will love the panoramic views of the mountains and Berber villages. But this Ouarzazate to Erg Chebbi desert trip will also take you through the Todra Gorges and the city of Tinghir. After a short walk in the Gorges, stop to see the view of the palm grove of Tinghir. The rock walls of the Todra Gorges are high of many hundred meters.

Your journey can then continue via the town of Erfoud, located north of Rissani. You will stop in the “capital of dates” for lunch.

Erg Chebbi dunes

In the afternoon, the dunes of the Sahara begin to appear on the horizon… The landscapes formed by the great dunes of Merzouga are impressive. You enjoy a camel ride for the sunset. The evening continues in a nomadic camp in the dunes of Erg Chebbi. Enjoy the rythm of nomads. Furthermore, you will spnd a night in a Merzouga desert camp.

The visits of the 2nd day of the Ouarzazate to Merzouga tour

The next day, this 2-day Merzouga desert trip from Ouarzazate continues. After a delicious breakfast at the camp, you hit the road again by 4×4. You will take a different route than the day before.

You first go through Alnif and Tazarine. Here the landscapes present arid plateaus dotted with acacias. Then, the journey takes you to the town of N’Kob. Known for its many Kasbahs, N’Kob is worth a visit. You have to continue further to reach the Draa Valley via the village of Agdz. You stop there for a hearty lunch. There is only the last step of this 2-day Ouarzazate desert excursion !

The 4×4 Merzouga desert trip continues along the roads that criss-cross the Anti Atlas. You still have 1h to 1h30 of journey in the mountains. Your Ouarzazate to Sahara tour ends in the afternoon when your arrive in the city.

In the same way, to get to the Moroccan desert from Ouarzazate, you can choose another 2-day desert trip. For example, you can go to the great dunes of Erg Chigaga or to the desert of M’hamid. These are two Morocco desert tours to do without hesitation! You will keep very good memories !

  • Distance between Ouarzazate and Merzouga is approximately 5 hours by 4x4.
  • 2-day Merzouga desert trip from Ouarzazate or a 3-day Erg Chebbi desert tour ?

    It is possible to extend this Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert tour with one or two nights in Erg Chebbi or on the route between Ouarzazate and the Sahara.
    You can also sleep in a hotel in Merzouga or in an Erg Chebbi desert camp.
  • Erg Chebbi luxury camp experience

    For an inforgettable experience during your stay in Merzouga desert, we recommend a stay in a luxury camp.

    You will enjoy a quality full service and comfortable conditions in the luxury tents in Merzouga.

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  • Activities in Merzouga
    You can do quad biking, buggy ride or a sandsurf.
    The dunes of Erg Chebbi are some of the highest dunes in Morocco.
  • 2-day Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert tour: which activities in the desert ?

    In Erg Chebbi, you can practice :
    - a quad biking,
    - a buggy tour,
    - sandboarding,
    - a camel trekking tour,
    - a 4x4 excursion to visit Merzouga and its area.
    Other activities based on your interests can also be planned.
  • Tamnougalt is a typical Ksar of southern Morocco, located not far from Agdz.

    It is located in the palm grove of the Drâa Valley with breathtaking views of the Anti-Atlas and the Oasis.

    Admire the contrast between the pink ocher color of the mountain and the dark green of the leaves of the date palms in the palm grove...


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