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4-Day Desert Trip In Morocco From Ouarzazate
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, Camping, Desert

  • Duration

    4 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    Arabic, English, French, Spanish


Traverse the rarely travelled off-roads of the Saharan landscape in southeastern Morocco. Take a tour through Erg Chebbi and then make your way to the remote region of Draa Tafilalt teeming with mountains, deserts, valleys, Berber villages, palm groves, and unique rock formations. Journey through cross-country trails and photograph amazing places on this journey.

  • Visit one of the foremost known Kasbahs enclosed in Amridil
  • Get to know the Berber culture
  • Enjoy a camel ride, desert camping, and traditional Berber music
  • Day 1 : Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou - Kasbah Amridil - Dades Valley expand_more
    • Meet the driver at 8 AM, who will pick you up from your accommodation, or the agreed location in Ouarzazate. Begin by visiting the famous kasbah of Ait Ben Hadou, a 13th-century fortified village (UNESCO World Heritage Site). This place has been used as a shooting location for movies such as Gladiator and the Kingdom of Heaven. 
    • Afterwards, continue to the oasis of Skoura to visit the kasbah of Amridil.
    • Visit the Rose Valley going through the big Skoura palm grove, a beautiful place to contemplate more than 700.000 palms and numerous kasbahs in the surrounding area. In this valley, Damascena roses are raised for cosmetic use, such as the valued rosewater. The Rose Festival is held here annually in May. 

    Finally, reach the Dades valley to spend the night.

  • Day 2 : Boumalne Dades - Todra Gorges - Jorf - Erfoud - Merzouga expand_more
    • After breakfast in the hotel, drive back through the valley to see the amazing rock formation of “the monkey toes.”

    • View the still-standing 19th century Kasbah of Ait Yul, the famous spot for films like The Mummy (1999) and the Prince of Persia (2010).

    • Leave the Dades valley and head towards Tinrghir. 

    • Reach the Todra Gorge. The scenery is spectacular. Walk under the 300m high red cliff at the gorge, where many rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Local people live in the area and can be seen in their adobe villages.

    • Travel to Erfoud and Rissani, where lunch awaits. 

    • Make way to the village of Merzouga.

    Overnight in the hotel next to the dunes of Erg Chebbi.

  • Day 3 : Merzouga - Hassi Labied - Khamlia - Nomad family - Fossil Site - Tour of the dunes - (Camel Ride & Night in Sahara) expand_more
    • After breakfast in the hotel, hop in a 4×4 for a dune bashing adventure.

    • Meet a nomad family living in a tent in the village of Khamlia. Listen to the spiritual music of Gnawa.

    • Visit the Dayte Sarji Lake that forms in springtime and attracts pink flamingos. Break for lunch in Merzouga or Hassi Labied.

    • Walk to the canal irrigation system and the oasis located at the foot of the dunes. 

    • In the afternoon, get ready for a camel trek for an hour and a half to enjoy the sunset. 

    • Continue to the camp for an overnight in a traditional nomad tent. 

    Take dinner and spend the night in a bivouac in the middle of the dunes.

  • Day 4 : Merzouga - Rissani - Nkob - Draa Valley - Ouarzazate expand_more
    • Wake up early to view the spectacular sunrise within the desert. 

    • After breakfast, begin to walk back to Ouarzazate through Rissani, the origin of the Alaouite, the royal family that reigns Morocco.

    • Walk through the Berber villages of Alnif and N’Kob and the Draa valley to Agdez, and have lunch.

    • Arrive in Ouarzazate late afternoon. Wait for the driver to drop you off in your accommodation or any other location in Ouarzazate.

    The four-day excursion from Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert comes to an end.

What's Included
  • Private transportation during the excursion with 4x4 air-conditioning car or minibus
  • 3 Nights Hotel Accommodation
  • Professional English-speaking driver
  • Dinners and breakfasts
  • A Camel Trip in the Sahara Desert with a camel guide
What's Excluded
  • Drinks and lunches
  • Tickets to the sites
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Travel insurance
What to bring
  • Camera
  • Sunblock
  • Hats
  • Change of clothes
  • Warm clothes and shoes in the winter (December, January and February). The temperature can drop dramatically.
Know before you go
  • This is a private tour.
Meeting Point

Ouarzazate, Morocco

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 1 EUR 1000 Per Person
2 To 2 EUR 500 Per Person
3 To 3 EUR 450 Per Person
4 To 4 EUR 400 Per Person
5 To 5 EUR 350 Per Person
6 To 6 EUR 300 Per Person
1 To 3 EUR 450 Per Person

This is a private tour

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EUR 1000 / person

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