4-Day Express Journey: From Atlas Mountains to Erg Chebbi Dunes

Discover the beauty of Morocco on a 4-day tour that combines the rugged Atlas Mountains with the serene Erg Chebbi desert, offering a mix of mountain trekking and Saharan adventure.

4-Day Atlas & Desert Adventure

Embark on a captivating 4-day journey through Morocco's diverse landscapes, starting with a scenic trek in the Atlas Mountains and culminating in the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi. This tour blends the tranquility of the High Atlas with the expanse of the Sahara, featuring cultural encounters, breathtaking vistas, and a unique desert camping experience.

  • Scenic Diversity: Traverse lush juniper and pine forests, gorges, and river streams, experiencing the natural beauty of the High Atlas.
  • Cultural Immersion: Visit remote Berber villages, interact with local communities, and observe their traditional lifestyle.
  • Picturesque Landscapes: Enjoy panoramic views of valleys, terraced fields, and the towering peaks, including Mount Toubkal.
  • Varied Trekking Experience: The trek includes both gentle walks and challenging ascents, suitable for a range of trekking enthusiasts.


Dinner: 3


Mountain Guide





Berber House






Day 1: Marrakech to Imlil

  • Morning: Depart from Marrakech, drive south through Moulay Brahim Gorges and Asni.
  • Midday: Arrive in Agersioual; meet the guide and begin a 12km trek to the Berber village of Aikkiss via Tizi n Agersioual pass.
  • Afternoon: Lunch in a Berber home or by the river, then trek over Tizi n Tamter pass, enjoying views of the Imlil and Imnane valleys.
  • Evening: Descend to Imlil; dinner and overnight stay at Dar Adrar Guesthouse.
  • Walking Time: Approximately 6 hours.
  • Day 2: Imlil to Dades Valley

  • Morning: Depart Imlil, driving over the Tizi-n-Tichka pass with stops at Berber villages.
  • Midday: Optional visits to Ouarzazate Film Studios or Ait Benhaddou; lunch in a local café.
  • Afternoon: Continue to Dades Gorge; option for a hike or relaxation at the hotel.
  • Evening: Overnight stay in Dades.
  • Driving Time: Approximately 7 hours.
  • Day 3: Dades Valley to Merzouga

  • Morning: Breakfast at Dades, then transfer to Todra Gorge.
  • Afternoon: Arrive in Merzouga; prepare for a camel trek into the Erg Chebbi dunes.
  • Evening: Enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner, music, and overnight camping in the desert.
  • Driving Time: Around 6 hours.
  • Day 4: Merzouga to Marrakech

  • Early Morning: Camel ride at sunrise to explore Erg Chebbi.
  • Morning: Return to Merzouga for breakfast and a shower.
  • Afternoon: Begin the return journey to Marrakech, with stops for photos and lunch.
  • Evening: Arrival in Marrakech between 17:00 and 18:00.
  • Driving Time: Approximately 10 hours.
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