Departed from Marrakech

Private 4 days to Merzouga desert ( Erg Echabbi)


Merzouga is a real Sahara; this is where we find the most beautiful and biggest sand dunes in southern Morocco. This is a highly recommended place to make sunset and sunrise.


1st day: Marrakech-Ouarzazate-Dades (344 km/ 6 hours drive)

After breakfast we leave Marrakech towards Ouarzazate via the famous pass of Tizi-n-Tichka (2260m altitude), through different landscapes we arrive at Ait Ben Haddou kasbah which is on the list of World Heritage UNESCO since 1987. After Ouarzazate we continue on the road of a thousand kasbahs and the roses valley to the Dades valley, where our overnight.

2nd day: Dades-Tafilalet-Merzouga (315 km/ 4.30 hours)

In the morning we descend the Dades valley towards Rrissani (origin of the Alawite dynasty), on the way we visit Todra Gorges and Tinjdade oasis. Half an hour later Rrissani we arrive at Merzouga where our second night in a bivouac in Erg Echabbi dunes.

3rd day: Merzouga-Agdez-Ouarzazate (370km/ 5hours drive)

After we enjoyed the sunrise and breakfast we drive towards Agdez via Alnif and N’kkob. We visit the Tamnougalte Kasbah, and then continue on the Draa Valley to Agdez. After an hour and a half drive to cross the neck of the Anti-Atlas we arrive in Ouarzazate where our third night.

4th day: Ouarzazate-Marrakech (via telouate) (230 km/5hours)

While having the freedom to choose your departure time, our experienced drivers will offer you ideas to do before leaving Ouarzazate.

We leave Ouarzazate to Marrakech always by the famous pass of Tizi-n-Tichka.

Get to Marrakech around 17:30

Additional information


4days / 3nights


Pickup: 8.00 AM
Drop off: 5.30 PM

What to expect

Visiting Ouarzazate
Exploring Berber villages architecture
Find out the Berbers of the desert
Cross the Tizi-n-Tichka pass
Walk to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah
Exploring the gorges
Exploring the Onilla valley and Telouat Kasbah

What’s included

Hotel Pickup & drop off
Air-conditioned mini-van or 4WD
Professional driver
Bottled water in the car
Accommodations in half bird
Camel ride to the bivouac


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