Marrakech to Erg Chebbi desert tours

Marrakech To Erg Chebbi Desert Tours

The private Marrakech To Erg Chebbi 2 3 4 5 Day Desert Tours are the best way to experience and explore the Morocco Sahara desert. Because of the beautiful oases, Berber villages, desert dunes, palm groves, gorges, Atlas Mountains, and Kasbahs which represent the main architectural aspect. Because the desert itineraries are Marrakech round trips which vary in the number of days and the areas they cover depending on your flexibility with the time.

Marrakesh Desert Tours

This Marrakech to Erg Chebbi desert tours are listed below in 3 options. But can be on 2 days desert tour to Zagora. Then referring to the number of days spent on each tour, our Marrakech to Marrakech camel treks run 3, 4, or 5-day tours that include at least an overnight Camel trekking in Erg Chebbi also known as Merzouga (main region & administrative center). Because Erg Chebbi is 570Km and 9 hours drive from Marrakesh, so we recommend both options: (4Days / 3Nights Marrakech round trip) and (5 Days/4 Nights) to allow explore the south of Morocco and make your Marrakech desert tour more relaxed unless if you have a limited amount of days you can still take the trip option: (3Days/2Nights Private Marrakech to Fes via Erg Chebbi desert trip) which is the shortest Marrakech Sahara tour with a long drive of 9hrs on the last day.

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges (6 hrs drive)

We will meet you at your Riad/Hotel in Marrakech at 8 am, transport across the High Atlas pass (2260m) to Dades valley, via Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou Kasbahs; A World Heritage Site; The lush palm groves of Skoura, Mgoun and Dades rivers. Overnight in a guesthouse/hotel in Dades.

The Second Day: Dades Valley – Todgha Gorges – Merzouga (5 hrs drive)

After breakfast, drive to Merzouga at Erg Chebbi dunes. Then to Todra canyons and valley with its stunning panoramic views. You will continue to Merzouga for a sunset camel ride and overnight in a tent.

3-Day : Merzouga – Tazarine – Agdez – Marrakech (9 hrs )

After breakfast you will meet up your driver for a long travel day of your Sahara trip back to Marrakesh with stops in Ouarzazate or Draa valley for lunch You will get dropped off at your hotel around 7 pm.

First-Day: Marrakech – Telouet – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate (4 hrs drive)

We will meet you at your  Hotel at Marrakech at 7h30 am, transport across the Tizi Tichka pass to Ouarzazate via Telouet and Ait Benhaddou Kasbahs; A World Heritage Site; Along the Ounila valley on a scenic drive. Overnight in a guesthouse/hotel in Ouarzazate.

Day 2: Ouarzazate – Draa Valley – Rissani – Merzouga (5 hrs drive)

Wakeup and have breakfast, then transfer to Erg Chebbi dunes with stops in Draa valley with its stunning views across the volcanic rocks of the Anti-Atlas Mountains, a walking tour of Ksar Tamnougalt. You will continue to Merzouga desert via Alnif and Rissani for a sunset camel ride and night in the camp.

Day 3: Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley/Skoura (5 hrs drive)

After breakfast, you will meet up your driver for Todra canyons & valley where you can wander with a local guide for a couple hours before you head to Dades valley for the night.

Day 4: Dades Valley/Skoura – Ouarzazate – Marrakech (4,5 or 6 hrs)

Next-Day take your breakfast, then you will travel back to Marrakech with stops in Skoura to visit the Amrhidil Kasbah, the city of roses (April & May). Then Ouarzazate, a popular town for film shoots such as Asterix & Obelix, rules of engagements & Kingdom of heaven. You will end up your trip in Marrakech late afternoon.

First Day : Marrakech – Telouet – Ait Ben Haddou (3,5 hours drive)

We will meet you at your Riad/Hotel in Marrakech at 8 am, transport across the High Atlas Tizi Tichka pass (2260m) to Ouarzazate via Telouet, The Glaoui Palace, then Ait Benhaddou Kasbahs; A World Heritage Site; Along the Ounila valley on a scenic drive. Overnight in a guesthouse/hotel in Ait Benhaddou or Tamedakht.

Day 2: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Dades – Todra Gorges (4 hrs driving)

The next day, transfer to Todra Gorges with stops in Skoura to visit the Amrhidil Kasbah. And a drive through the Palmary to reach the city of Roses & Dades valley. Then you will continue to Todra gorges for the 2nd night of your Marrakech round trip.

Day 3: Todra – Amelagou – Goulmima – Merzouga (4 hours drive)

After the night at the camp, you will take your breakfast, then you will travel off the beaten path upper the gorges through Tamtatoucht and Ait Hani Berber villages. Enjoy the scenic driver through Amelagou gorges. A stop in Goulmima to visit the old ksar before you continue through Tafilalet oasis to Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Sunset camel ride and sleep in camp.

Day 4: Merzouga – Rissani – Adez/Ouarzazate (3 hours drive)

On the day 4 at your Morocco desert trip after breakfast. You will camel trek back to meet your driver. Then head to visit the surrounding villages of Merzouga such as Hassi Lebied, Khamlia, and the lake Dyet Serji if water & flamingos are there. Then try a Berber pizza before you head Ouest to Draa valley through Nkob. Overnight in Agdez or Ouarzazate.

Day Five: Adez / Ouarzazate – Tizi-n-Tichka – Marrakech (4 hrs drive)

On the last day after your breakfast. Then you will head back to Marrakech via Ouarzazate and Tizi-N-Tichka pass (2260m). Then you may stop to visit the cinema museum, sets & decors used to shoot movies in the town or the Fint Oasis in the Anti Atlas Mountains and make through the pass to Marrakech.