Erg Chebbi desert trip, 4 Days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert.

Erg Chebbi

4 Days trip from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi.

Our 4 days Erg Chebbi desert trip itinerary from Marrakech is designed by our team and can be customized under our customer’s needs. Therefore, feel free to contact us for any questions or customizations.

4 days Erg Chebbi desert trip from Marrakech itinerary‘s info:

  • 📍Departure Location➥ Marrakech
  • 📍Return Location➥ Marrakech
  • 📍Departure Time➥ 8:00 Am
  • 📍Duration➥ 4 Days/3 Nights

4 days Erg Chebbi desert trip from Marrakech itinerary‘s Highlights:

  • High And Anti Atlas Mountains.
  • Camel Ride In Merzouga Desert.
  • Camel Ride In The Zagora Desert.
  • Dades Gorges And Todgha Gorges.
  • Merzouga sunrise and sunset.
  • Draa Valley’s Views.

4 days Erg Chebbi desert trip itinerary’s overview:

In only 4 days from Marrakech trip to Erg Chebbi desert, you are able to experience the beauty of the Atlas mountains. Further, visit the Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou and Ouarzazate’s Atlas studios. The tour continues through Skoura and the roses valley to arrive at Boumalne Dades to spend the night.

On the following day, you will visit Tinghir or the Todgha canyons. You will explore the beautiful gorges and move via Melaab, Erfoud to reach Merzouga. There, you will ride camels in the heart of the Erg Chebbi desert and spend the night at our well-equipped camp.

Next, you will drive through the beautiful Anti-Atlas mountains, Nkoub, Alnif to arrive at Zagora desert for another camel ride and night at the desert camp.

On the last day of our 4 days trip from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi desert, you will pass again through the High Atlas mountains to arrive at the red city Marrakech where the trip ends.

4 days Erg Chebbi desert trip from Marrakech itinerary:

DAY 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Dades gorges:

The first day of the Erg Chebbi desert trip itinerary starts with your accommodation in Marrakech. A tour around some of  Morocco’s special destinations. The first one for today will be the kasbah of Ait Benhaddou.

On the way, you are going to experience the beauty of atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka, with an altitude of 2260m. Offering you charming views. Valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages. Furthermore, we will stop by, so you can get the chance to take some great pictures.

Arriving at the world heritage site the Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou. This place belongs to one of the most important families between the 16th and 17th centuries, “the Glaoui’s family”. Also, a place that attracted many filmmakers. They shot some movies there such as ” Jesus of Nazareth “. Lunch is planned for you to enjoy it in this historical area.

Then after a quiet stay, we will resume our tour in Ouarzazate to explore one of the historical Kasbahs in the area, the Kasbah of Taourirt. Next, we will visit the city of roses and its valley.

Eventually, passing by tiny Berber villages of Skoura. We will stop at Boumalne Dades, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner and spend the night at a local Riad.

DAY 2:  Dades gorges – Todgha gorges –  Erg Chebbi desert:

On the second day of the Erg Chebbi desert trip itinerary, we will head over to a special destination, the magnificent Merzouga. Passing by Tinghir, to visit Todra gorges the highest narrowest spectacular gorges in Morocco. A unique place. Recognized around the world as one of the most spectacular canyons in the world. After a quiet stay, we will continue to the famous town of Rissani where you will try the traditional Berber pizza for lunch.

Then after restoring, we will continue towards our unique destination. When arrived at Merzouga you will be welcomed by camels that will take you through the dunes of Erg Chebbi. At final, in a memorable experience on the top of the camels, you will admire the spectacular sunset in the middle of the Sahara.

Eventually, the camels will take you to our traditional well-equipped camp. There you will enjoy a traditional dinner while listening to a berberine music show in a friendly mood under the stars.

DAY 3: Erg Chebbi – Rissani – Zagora desert:

The third day of the trip to Erg Chebbi desert trip itinerary starts after a calm relaxing night, we recommend you to wake up early so you will not miss as spectacular sunrise in the desert. You will enjoy a traditional breakfast, then return by camels to the hotel. Besides, you can take a shower and recover.

Afterward, we will continue towards the gate of the desert, the city of Zagora. Secondly, pass via Tazarine and the beautiful town of Nkob. This is where you will enjoy a traditional lunch with the local people. Before continuing, on the way, we will pass by the magnificent Draa Valley.

Above all, when arrived at Zagora, you will spend the night in our well equipped traditional camp. Moreover, you will enjoy a traditional dinner around the campfire. Also, you will have the opportunity to play drums, sing some Berber music with locals.

DAY 4: Zagora desert to Draa valley then Atlas pass of Tizi-n-Tichka and then Marrakech:

The fourth day of the trip to Erg Chebbi (Merzouga desert) starts after breakfast, we recommend you to wake up early so you cannot miss the beautiful sunrise. After that we will switch back to our vehicles, so we can resume our expedition towards Draa valley. At final, when we arrive in Ouarzazate. We will explore the Atlas studios of Ouarzazate.

Next, we will head over to the world Heritage site, the Kasbah of Ait-ben-Haddou. Moreover, lunch is planned for you to enjoy it in this historical area.

Above all, by a scenic road full of spectacular views, we will continue to Marrakech. When we get there, we will drop you off by your accommodation. In other words, our unforgettable experience will end.

What is included in this tour:

  • Transfer from your hotel/ Riad.
  • Private transfer in a comfortable vehicle.
  • English speaking driver.
  • Breakfasts and dinners as per itinerary.
  • Hotels /riads accommodation.
  • A night in Erg Chebbi desert camp(only if desert tours).
  • Camel ride in the Sahara desert(only if desert tours).

What is not included:

  • Lunches, soft drinks.
  • Plane tickets.
  • Travel insurance and tips.

If you have any questions or concerns or if you want to customize something on your tour feel free to contact us.

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February 22, 2019

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