5 Days Tour From Marrakech To Erg Chebbi Merzouga

This 5 days sahara excursion from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi desert tour is perfect for travelers keen to experience Morocco away from the busy souks and medinas of Marrakech. Discover UNESCO-listed sites and starlit desert skies, and marvel at the raw beauty of the Moroccan landscape.

5 Days / 4 Nights


  • 5 days tour from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi Merzouga
  • Take the Tizi-n-Tichka pass through the High Atlas Mountains with the a tour guide
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou
  • Enjoy traditional Moroccan dinners under the stars in Erg Chebbi in the Sahara Desert
  • Explore the oasis at Skoura and discover lush palm groves in the desert
  • Marvel at Morocco’s open countryside from the summit of the Dadès Gorge
  • Travel the famous ‘Road of 1,000 Kasbahs’ to the mighty Todgha Gorge
  • Tour includes some meals and round-trip travel from Marrakech

What you can expect

Experience a camel trek in the Erg Chebbi sand dunes Travel along the Tizi-n-Tichka pass through the High Atlas Mountains to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou, and discover a traditional way of life deep in the deserts of Erg Chebbi. Please note: In the desert camps, a private tent with a bed is guaranteed and there are Western-standard bathroom facilities (hot shower). After the camel rides you will have the opportunity to take a shower and freshen up at a private room in a local hotel.

Detailed Program



Wonderful 5 days tour marrakech via Erg Chebbi sahara, following a morning pickup from your accommodation in Marrakech, head out of the city in your air-conditioned minivan through the fertile Haouz Plains toward the High Atlas Mountains. Visit of rural Berber villages and take the high Tizi-n-Tichka pass through the mountains. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou, where locals have traded and socialized for thousands of years. Enjoy free time to visit the site and soak up a little of the atmosphere, then head onward to Ouarzazate for lunch. After having lunch, you will visit Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate and the Valley of Roses. You will cross Berber villages of El Kelaa M’Gouna and Boumalne where you will spend the night.



Following an early stroll to admire the authentic breakfast. Meet your driver for the onward journey through the Anti-Atlas Mountains and the lunar landscape towards the town of Alnif. Continue to head Merzouga through the Berber village of Tinghir and the Todra Gorge — a small village on the edge of the mighty Sahara Desert. You will cross several Berber villages, then a break for lunch at either Tinjdad or Rissani. Meet your camel caravan and, as the golden sun begins its slow descent over the dunes, set off toward Erg Chebbi, continue to Merzouga and join the Berber camps in the middle of the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, the highest in North Africa. Experience the camel trek where your secluded camp in the heart of the desert awaits. With the rhythms of traditional tamtam drumming from local nomads to entertain you, enjoy dinner and an evening under the stars before retiring to bed. Overnight: Campsite in the Sahara Desert Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner and Night in the desert camp … or under the stars.!! You will have the perfect view!



Early morning you will see the sunrise. At midday we will visit a nomad family and eat under the shade of a tree. After having lunch you will rest for a while and later we will make a route through the desert.We will see an oasis and visit the town of Khamlia MIFISS mines, and meet the Berber nomads of the desert … Then you will go to the Hotel, where the dinner will be served and spend the night.



After having breakfast, Will head to Ouarzazate via Risanni, where you will have time to visit its traditional souk considered the largest in Southern Morocco. Depart to the beautiful Draa Valley where you can enjoy the millions of palm groves. In the evening,y ou’ll arrive in Ouarzazate and rest in a hotel.



After breakfast, your journey will take you through the picturesque Valley of Roses to the oasis of Skoura, one of the largest in Morocco. After lunch in Ouarzazate, head onward crossing the High Atlas Mountains to your accommodation including, 5 days sahara excursion from Marrakech will come to an end.


If the program of this desert tour doesn't satisfy yours needs, Morocco Holiday Packages Agency offers you the possibility to customize it.
You only have to send us a quote request with all information about what you want to experience.

What is included

  • Private transportation A/C
  • Fuel during the tour
  • English speaking guide-driver
  • Free time to explore sites like the Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, walks, photo stops, etc ...
  • 3 nights in Hotels / Kasbahs with bathroom - A/C, breakfast and dinner (possibility of vegetarian menu)
  • One night in the dunes of Erg Chebbi Merzouga in camp with dinner and breakfast (Private tent)
  • Local guide in kasbah ait ben haddou
  • 2 hours camel ride for seeing the sunset and sunrise
  • Airport Transfers
  • Excursion in 4WD to visit the nomads of the desert, the khamlia village and the dunes of erg chebbi
  • Lunch in the desert with Berber pizza (Medfouna)
  • Fees of stay

What is NOT included

  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees, other personal expenses and gratuities

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