ouarzazate to merzouga tour

Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert tour

Experience a 2-day tour to Erg Chebbi!

Ouarzazate to Merzouga tour 2 days

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

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

Your Ouarzazate desert tour starts at 9am.

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.

Crossing the Valley of roses

The Ouarzazate Merzouga excursion 2 days continues through the Valley of Roses. You will have the pleasure of visiting the local cooperatives and discovering the various products from the 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 like the panoramic views of the mountains and the Berber villages. But this Ouarzazate 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.

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 high 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.

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

The next day, your Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert trip 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.

We first go through Alnif and Tazarine. The landscapes present arid plateaus dotted with acacias. Then, the journey takes us 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. We stop here for a hearty lunch. There is only the last step of this journey in the Moroccan desert!

The Merzouga excursion from Ouarzazate continues along the roads that criss-cross the Anti Atlas. You still have 1h to 1h30 of journey in the mountains. Your Ouarzazate Sahara tour ends in the afternoon with your arrival in the city.

To get to the Moroccan desert from Ouarzazate, you can choose another 2-day program. You can go to the great dunes of Erg Chigaga or to the desert of M’hamid. These are two excursions to do without hesitation! You will keep very good memories there.

  • Distance between Ouarzazate and Merzouga is approximately five hours of driving.
  • It is possible to extend this Ouarzazate Merzouga tour with one or two nights in the desert of Erg Chebbi or on the route between Ouarzazate and the desert.

    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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  • In Merzouga you can also do quad biking, buggy ride or a sandsurf.

    The dunes of Erg Chebbi are some of the highest dunes in Morocco.
  • Ouarzazate Merzouga desert tour: which activities in the desert ?

    In Erg Chebbi, you can practice :
    - a quad biking,
    - a buggy tour,
    - sandboarding because there are big dunes,
    - 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...


Our agency is located in M'hamid El Ghizlane, in Southern Morocco, Zagora province.
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