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5 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga desert

5 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga Erg Chebbi

5 days From Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara desert

Explore the south of Morocco. visiting the rocky peaks of the High Atlas mountains with its Beautiful traditional buildings of the Berber People and the colossal sand dunes of the Sahara. You’ll wander medieval medinas and souks, marvel at palaces and mosques, and explore ancient kasbahs and desert towns.
through your 5 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara desert, you will enjoy the breathtaking sceneries of the south of Morocco, The Beautiful Buildings of the Berber, gorges, green valleys, old Kasbah, Oasis, and sand dunes. Ride your camels while you walking on the sand dunes to see the beautiful sunset and get to know about Berber people and their lifestyle, in this 5 Days From Marrakech To Merzouga Erg Chebbi, you will taste and discover an unforgettable desert experience of Merzouga Erg Chebbi.

5 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga 

+ Duration: 5 Days & 4 nights
+ Departure: 08:00 am
+ Starting location: Marrakech
+ Ending Location: Marrakech

5 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga desert

+ Cross the High Atlas Mountains and its Tizi Ntichka pass
+ Visit the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Ben Hadou 
+ Drive to Dades Gorges
+ Visit  The Todgha Gorges and drive across Erfoud To Desert
+ Ride a camel in Merzouga while assisting to a dramatic sunset
+ Sleep under the stars in Erg Chebbi Sahara camp
+ drive through the Draa valley To Marrakech
+ visit Marrakech

What’s the best time to travel to Morocco?

actually, Morocco is perfect for travel all year. the best time to visit the Sahara desert is The spring season that runs from March to May it is the best time to visit the desert of Morocco so that this period is characterized by moderate and beautiful weather, and Morocco knows calm rains and warm weather and is comfortable for tourism and enjoy its beauty, in this period you can visit all the cities of Morocco from the north To the south, especially in the month of May, which gives you the freedom to choose the region you want to spend the holiday. in the summer the weather is very hot in the Desert of Morocco, so you will want warm weather here on the Atlantic coast.

What Gifts and Memories can you return from morocco?

As soon as you start walking in Morocco, you will think about which souvenir to buy for yourself or for the people you love. The worry, believe it, you will be spoiled for choice. Here are some tips to help you.

Handcrafted terracotta pottery
Wherever you go in the country, there will be shops selling handcrafted pottery items. Moroccans still use it today: they prepare their food in tagines, on terracotta braziers, and think that a real Moroccan couscous can only be served in a clay dish. You will find ashtrays, tagines-salad bowls-salt shakers, etc. There will be all sizes but the smallest are the most practical and often more affordable, The best pottery in the country comes from the city of Safi.

Clothes, hairstyles, and slippers.
Moroccan clothes are original and distinguished, Sellers usually wear them, You will be offered djellabas-Trousers-tunics of different cuts and fabrics, embroidered or without patterns. You’ll notice that the style differs from region to region. The gandouras would be a better option: there are for men and women, take the color that speaks to you, it is elegant, comfortable, and light. Don’t forget to take the slippers that go with it, you can always use them as slippers at home. Typical Moroccan slippers are made entirely of leather, so avoid those with plastic soles.

what is the currency of Morocco?
The official currency in circulation, which is used in the Kingdom of Morocco, is the currency of the Moroccan dirham, and it can be abbreviated as (MAD), and it is also the currency that is circulated in the Western Sahara region, and one dirham is made of one hundred divisions of the denomination of sub-denomination of sub The responsibility for the issuance and circulation of the currency in Morocco with its different classes and varieties (paper and metal) by the Moroccan Central Bank, and given the Moroccan currency price against the dollar, the US dollar is equivalent to the value of 9.6560 of the dirham for one dirham, according to the exchange rate for the dirham Two thousand and nineteen.

are the lunches included in Our private Tour?
the lunches don’t include in all our tours, There will be plenty of cafes on the way to the Sahara desert where to stop for lunch. Please feel free to choose on your own, or follow your driver’s recommendation if you wish.

Is it safe to travel to Morocco?

yes, Morocco is one of the safest countries in the world, you won’t afraid about anything Morocco will make you happy.

what kind of clothes are in Morocco?

Moroccan traditional dress is the group of traditional and popular garments that Moroccans have preserved and still preserved for centuries, as it is evident that they cling to various traditional garments, especially in weddings and religious occasions, whether old or young, male or female. There is no doubt that the traditional costume is an integral part of the heritage, and heritage is one of the essential elements for the construction of civilization, it is necessary for the development of civilization, as the traditional costume is a tool for defining nations and a symbol for their distinctiveness and uniqueness and is the best witness to the degree of their awareness and the diversity of successive civilizations.

Can I customize my trip?

yes, you can do it, Contact us and tell us where will you start and end, Our team will help you with your request.

What are popular dishes in Morocco?

The Kingdom of Morocco, like other countries in the region, is characterized by many of its popular dishes or those that were the product of pollination of some civilizations whose name has long been associated with the Kingdom’s name. In this report, we will know the most prominent of these dishes that Moroccans excelled in cooking.

Couscous … the food that is not missing from the table

Morocco is famous for its barbarian couscous food, which dates back to the time of BC. Couscous is divided into two types in the kingdom: couscous with vegetables or “seven vegetables” as Moroccans like to call it, while the second type is couscous “with raisins” or “with enough” depending on the region, and is considered Couscous is the main dish on Friday, and you can only find it on the lunch table.

“Tangia” .. Marrakech food

No one can visit the city of “Marrakech” unless it is eaten from the “Tangia” dish of the famous Jamaâ El Fna Square. This dish, which the city of “Red City” is famous for, consists of veal, ghee, olive oil, and free saffron filaments, in addition to spices. Moroccan and water.

Moroccan tajin

It is the most famous traditional Moroccan dish besides couscous, which comes from the Arab Maghreb and especially Morocco, and this dish is also very common in Algeria and Tunisia, but according to many studies it is of Berber origin.

5 days from Marrakech to Merzouga desert

Mary wrote a review ( April 2019 )
5 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

In many ways, the job of a proofreader is easy. We risk very little, but we enjoy a position over those who offer their work and themselves in our judgment. We thrive on negative reviews, which are fun to write and read. Then Hassan, to say that Said is the best person to help you travel through Morocco would be an understatement. If you want to stop and take photos, Said will take you to the best view. If you are hungry, he will guide you to a delicious restaurant at a good price. If he takes you and needs to use the bathroom, Said will stop in a few minutes at the nearest bathroom. If someone tries to scam you, Said will make sure they are protected. If he leaves his luggage in the car, Said will make sure he keeps it until he returns. A perfect combination of accommodating, laid-back, precise, and fun, Said will do whatever it takes to make his journey amazing, even if it means going beyond the call of duty. If you are from Morocco do it with Said.
I will return to Morocco eager to know more.

 

John L wrote a review ( April 2019 )
5 Days Tour From Marrakech To Merzouga

My friends and I had the best 5-day desert tour from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi with Marrakech Tour Company. Our driver, Said, was there to meet us at the ferry and on time throughout the trip; and he was also a very skilled driver. We feel very secure.
Our accommodation was very good except for one night when it had been perfect and the agreed accommodation was available. However, Hassan made up for the next night’s trip, where we were able to stay in a very beautiful, exclusive riad.
We enjoyed the side stops and the tours. The guides spoke English and were informative. I feel like we’ve seen a lot in a limited time.
Thanks to Marrakech Tour Company and Hassan, as well as our driver Said, for making our trip so memorable.

 

Lindsey Z wrote a review ( April 2019 )
5 Days Tour Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara Desert

Our trip was very well organized and went smoothly. Our initial communications with the Marrakech Tour Company were very informative. We ended up changing our itinerary at the last minute as we had a long flight delay. The team was quick and flexible with us. We were always given a lot of options to do things on a daily basis, but we were responsible for what we wanted to do, which was enjoyable from day to day, as it is difficult to guess how tired he will be. Our visit took place in 5 days from Marrakech to Merzouga. They were all very friendly and hospitable. It was a great trip helped by very helpful staff. Our guide, Hassan, was fluent in English and was also a good driver.

Itinerary 5 days from Marrakech to Merzouga desert

Day 01: Arrival in Marrakech

Reception at the Marrakech airport and transfer to the hotel, which is located a few meters from Jemma el Fna square, the main tourist attraction in Marrakech.

Day 02: Marrakech - High Atlas - Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Valley of the Roses - Dades Gorges

we will start Our first day of 5 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara desert by crossing the Atlas Mountains, we will pass through the part of Tizi “nTichka” and we will stop to take photos and enjoy the beautiful panoramic views, we will visit the cooperative of argan oil producers to know the extraction process and its use.
We will visit the fortified city of Ait Ben Haddou and its famous Kasbah (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO). This site is recognized because scenes from some movies such as “Gladiator”, “The Jewel of the Nile” and series such as “Game of Thrones” were filmed there. After lunch in town, we will continue our journey to Ouarzazate, considered the great gate of the desert. Later we will pass through the Valley of Roses through the great palm grove of Skoura and Boumalne. Dinner at the hotel in the Dades gorges.

Day 03: Dades Valley - Todra Gorges - Erfoud - Rissani - Merzouga

In the morning we will leave for Merzouga, after having breakfast at the hotel, and we will cross the Todra gorges.
We will stop for lunch and continue the trip to the desert. We will observe the impressive dunes of Merzouga where we will enjoy a welcome tea and begin to feel the hospitality of the people of the desert. When we arrive at the hotel, which is the entrance to the desert, we will leave our bags and only take what is necessary to spend the night in the desert. There we will meet the dromedaries that will take us to the camp. We will get to see the sunset and we will have a traditional dinner and typical music, we will spend the night.

Day 04: Merzouga - Draa Valley - Anti Atlas - Ouarzazate - Marrakech

We will wake up before sunrise to see it, then we start our fourth day of 5 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga desert return to Marrakech, and we will cross the interesting arid landscapes of the Draa Valley.
We will cross the Anti Atlas to get to Ouarzazate, and we will stop for lunch on the way. After the trip, we will cross the High Atlas and arrive in Marrakech around 7:00 p.m.

Day 05: Visit Marrakech

After breakfast, visit Marrakech. In the morning we will visit the Koutoubia and the Bahia Palace. We will visit the souks, the medina, and the Jemaa El Fna square. To enjoy the trip and tour the streets of the Medina and the souks, the visit will be done on foot, and depending on the time of the flight, the transfer to the airport will be made, which ends our 5 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga desert.

5 Days from Marrakech
5 Days from Marrakech
4 days Fes to Marrakech
4 days Desert Tour from Marrakech

GOOD TO KNOW

  • The price of the tour per person depends on the number of participants in your trip.
  • The above driving times do not include sightseeing stops, photos, lunch, and a cafe.
  • The 4x4 can comfortably accommodate up to 4 adult passengers if there are 5 or more participants, a minivan will be used during your visit.
  • Local guides and entrance fees (if applicable) are not included. You pay the suppliers directly.
  • The meeting time on your desert tour can be flexible. Highly recommended between 7:30 am and 8:00 am.

What's included: in 5 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga desert

+Tour 5 days and 4 nights
+2 nights in a hotel in Marrakech with breakfast
+Camel ride through the desert
+1 night in tents in the desert with dinner, music, and breakfast.
+1 night in a hotel in Dades with dinner and breakfast
+Sandboard in the desert

What's not included: in 5 Days from Marrakech to Merzouga desert

– Plane tickets
– Dinners in Marrakech
– Drinks of all kinds
– Lunches
– Entrance fees to Kasbahs and movie locations

EstefaníaSC
EstefaníaSC
Our desert family
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Our experience with Said as a host has been wonderful. Starting with the facilities, camp with all the luxuries you need to feel like you are at home. Helpful and pleasant staff. We made a fairly complete excursion, we visited mineral mines, a nomadic family that invited us to tea, and the Khamlia village with their Gnawa music, all adorned with music and laughter that has made us live great moments. Without a doubt an experience to repeat! Thank you so much! we are happy to write these Testimonials on Morocco desert tours to keep Our love for the Marrakech tour Company. we will come back soon.
Silvia S
Silvia S
Incredible experience!!
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I went with my husband and daughters to Casablanca and Merzouga from Marrakech, on a private tour organized by Hassan’s company and it was fantastic. Our times and preferences were contemplated, the guide Said was extremely friendly, polite, and informed. In the desert we had a great time, Mohamed and Ibrahim took care of everything in the Tents, which were very comfortable. Excellent and abundant food. Recommended as a unique experience. Silvia S.
Gertjan
Gertjan
Morocco
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An unforgettable experience. Hassan, our driver, is a wonderful person. He was attentive to us the 6 days that our tour lasted (Marrakech – Merzouga – Casablanca). He cared that we were comfortable, at ease in his land. From his own nomadic experience, he will tell you stories of his life and that of his friends, you will learn how Morocco works, you will eat like a Berber and you will feel at home. You can stop wherever you want, you just have to ask! It will advise you where to buy things to avoid scams or scams. You will learn their language, and by the light of the stars, you will play and dance Amazigh music in the middle of the desert. We forgot a backpack and jacket in the desert and another driver brought it to us at the airport, without asking us for anything. We are leaving the desert with many memories and friends, that without a doubt, we hope to see again. Said, Hassan, Mohamed, Ali... marrakech to Merzouga desert 6 days
Jhone
Jhone
Welcome, Mama Africaaa
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We went to Merzouga on our own in a rental car. An hour before arriving we saw the advertisement for Hassan’s camp on Airbnb and we didn’t hesitate to book with him. He contacted us instantly, he sent us the coordinates of the hotel in Merzouga and he and the boys waited for us to take us where the camels were waiting. From the first moment, they treated us like lifelong friends and made us feel part of the desert. Although we booked in the standard camp, they installed us in the superior one because there was space there, without asking for anything in return. And what a camp, it’s better than a 5-star hotel, with private bathrooms, hot shower, new duvets, and blankets … And the food even better, the best dinner and breakfast of our trip to Morocco. I will recommend Said and the boys to all the friends who want to visit the desert because they are wonderful people who make it an unforgettable experience. We will always carry them in our hearts, and we will surely return. Mama Africaaa !! Our Testimonials Morocco desert tours to Marrakech tour Company, we thank you so much for Everything.
Cris
Cris
Discovering Morocco
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I think I cannot describe my experience in words ... it has been a magical trip, special, I have discovered a country with some incredible people, I only have words of infinite thanks, Hassan, Said, and your friends, you have treated us like yours family, you have made us live a most authentic and beautiful experience, you are beautiful people that I am infinitely grateful to have met you on this path, I will undoubtedly come back to visit you, to sit next to you, to make you feel that way and to continue discovering that beautiful country! A little piece of yours is already in my heart forever! "Testimonials Morocco desert tours"
Teresa G
Teresa G
AN EXPERIENCE TO REPEAT
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It has been an excellent trip, from minute one, our guide could not be better, as a person, attentive, polite and above all very good driver. The desert experience is magnificent, the night in the unbeatable camp, the expectacular hotel in the desert. Totally recommendable. We will repeat with you of course and we will recommend you to 100 and 100. A pleasure to have made the trip with you. A hug to the whole team.
Carina M
Carina M
My vacation days
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2 years ago they passed me the contact of this boy, I always looked at his page and I never decided on Marrakech. One day I wrote to him and asked him about his tours and Hassan did not hesitate at any time to marvel at his country. As soon as I explained, I told him to prepare a 7-day tour and that was all we talked about until Q arrived. It has been a vacation where curiosity was above me and this wonderful family filled my soul with things and feelings Q was fading, seeing the reality of life and life is very simple, and being happy depends on how you decide to live it. In summary, I found how I say my Sahara family. And in no time I will return to visit the north. See you soon...
Lauropin
Lauropin
Morocco desert tours with HASSAN AND SAID
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My boy and I were a little over a week ago making a route through southern Morocco. We have Hassan, who helped us a lot to organize it and be able to visit the best in the days we had and the area we wanted to see, without a doubt, a discovery. We had never been to this incredible country, and it left us totally impressed, even with certain cultural differences, we are very similar. Said accompanied us everywhere, telling us stories of the places and giving us time to enjoy each place, he behaved like a true traveling companion. Then we met Hassan in the desert, who hosted our stay there, concerned that we were comfortable at all times. He gave us a walk that was the icing on the cake in our desert experience, so much so that we can't wait to go back and dedicate every day to the dunes !! Thank you very much for everything, traveling with people like you makes the experience even better !! We will return without a doubt !!
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