4-Day Adventure through Merzouga: A Journey Across the Sahara's Erg Chebbi Dunes

Discover the majestic Erg Chebbi dunes on a 4-day desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga. Experience the beauty of Atlas mountain passes, Berber villages, and the vast Sahara desert.

4-Day Merzouga Desert Tour

Embark on a 4-day expedition traversing the diverse and picturesque landscapes of Morocco. This journey takes you over the stunning Tizi-n-Tichka pass, through traditional Berber villages, and into the heart of the Sahara at Erg Chebbi. Marvel at the vast dune fields, experience a camel trek to a desert camp, and visit the famed Ait Benhaddou. The tour combines scenic drives, cultural encounters, and a night under the stars in the desert, making it a comprehensive and unforgettable Moroccan adventure.

  • Tizi-n-Tichka Pass: Traverse this high mountain pass, offering stunning views of the Atlas Mountains.
  • Ouarzazate Film Studios: Explore the famous film studios known as the "Hollywood of Morocco.
  • Dades and Todra Gorges: Witness the breathtaking natural beauty of these deep river canyons
  • Erg Chebbi Dunes: Experience the iconic Sahara Desert with a camel trek and overnight camp.
  • Ait Benhaddou: Visit this ancient fortified city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Telouet Kasbah: Explore the historical kasbah in the Ounilla Valley.


Dinner: 3


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Dades gorges hotel & Comping


This itinerary offers a comprehensive desert experience, blending cultural visits with the natural beauty of Morocco's landscapes.

Day 1: Marrakech to Dades Valley via Tizi n Tichka Pass and Ouarzazate

  • Depart from Marrakech, traverse Tizi-n-Tichka pass.
  • Visit Berber villages, option to explore Ouarzazate Film Studios.
  • Arrive at Dades Gorge for an overnight stay.
  • Driving time: Approximately 7 hours.
  • Day 2: Dades Valley to Merzouga via Todra Gorge

  • Breakfast at Dades, then travel to Todra Gorge.
  • Continue to Merzouga for a camel trek into the desert at sunset.
  • Overnight in a Berber camp under the stars.
  • Driving time: About 6 hours.
  • Day 3: Merzouga to Ait Benhaddou

  • Early morning desert sunrise, camel ride back to the kasbah.
  • Drive to Ait Benhaddou, exploring the ancient city.
  • Overnight stay in a hotel near Ait Benhaddou.
  • Driving time: 5-6 hours.
  • Day 4: Ait Benhaddou to Marrakech

  • Visit the Telouet Kasbah in the Ounilla Valley.
  • Post-lunch, return to Marrakech via Tizi-n-Tichka Pass.
  • Driving time: Around 4 hours.
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