6 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga
6 Days itinerary From Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Overview:
Our 6-day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga is full of adventures and treasures, Further, Marrakech to Merzouga itinerary is among the greatest desert trips we offer. Yet, you always customize it to fit your needs, Besides, in case you want to start your 6 days in Morocco from Fes, we have customized another itinerary for that. Check it out here. In general, the tour starts with your arrival at the airport where we will meet and take you to your accommodation.
The abundant time on these 6 days from Marrakech to Merzouga permits you to have an amazing tour through the high Atlas Mountains across authentic Berber villages, canyons, palm groves, green valleys, old centuries kasbahs, and without a doubt the Sahara desert of Erg Chebbi where you’ll experience camel trek. Also, The perfect 6-day itinerary in Marrakech will give you the chance to visit the Berber nomad families have a glass of mint tea, and learn about their way of living under their tent for those who want to discover the real Morocco
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Morocco 6 days itinerary from Marrakech to Merzouga desert:
Day 1: Arrival & pick up service to your accommodation:
On the first day of our 6 days itinerary from Marrakech to Merzouga, we will pick you up from the airport heading your accommodation. However, if arrive in Marrakech early we could take you to discover some beautiful places such as Jamaa El-Fna square, As this latter gets more beautiful at night, we could take you there and spend the evening. The night will be spent at your accommodation.
Day 2: Visiting Marrakech attractions:
Marrakech is the city light of Morocco or the city that doesn’t sleep is one of the most if not the most visited destinations in the country. The city offers its visitors a set of beautiful spots and places that amaze them. For this reason, we decided to set a whole day, even if it’s not enough to discover the main attractions in the city. As Marrakech is the fourth largest city in Morocco you will need a local guide to tour the attractions. Over Morocco Tours, offers the best local guides in the city to fully discover the main spots and attractions.
With that being said, 6 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga second day will be to explore the red city of Marrakech. To start with, Majorelle Garden, located in the heart of Marrakech, is a garden that dates back to the 1920s. It was created by the French painter Jacques Majorelle, who spent over 40 years transforming the site into a paradise of exotic plants, fountains, and walkways. Right after, we will be heading to another beautiful garden in the city. Menara Garden, located on the outskirts of Marrakech, is a vast, serene oasis that covers over 100 acres of land. It was established in the 12th century by the Almohad sultan Abd al-Mu’min and has since been expanded and renovated many times.
In a while, we will be taking you to Bahia Palace This 19th-century palace is known for its beautiful gardens and intricate Moroccan architecture. After that, we will go to visit many other places. Finally, in the evening, you are going to explore the beautiful Square of Jamaa el-Fna.
Day 3: From Marrakech to Boumalne Dades:
In the morning, you will be picked up from your accommodation in Marrakech and drive towards the High Atlas Mountains. We will cross the Tizi n’Tichka pass which is the highest pass in Morocco with a height of 2260m. We will have stops for photos and to visit the famous Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Then, we will continue to Ouarzazate, known as the “Hollywood of Africa” due to its film studios. After lunch, we will drive to the Skoura Oasis, known for its beautiful kasbahs and palm groves. From Skoura, we will continue to the Dades Gorges where we will spend the night in a traditional Hoel/Riad with a view of the Valley.
Day 4: Boumalne Dades to Merzouga desert:
Today, after breakfast, we continue our journey of 6 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga itinerary. First, we will have a small drive to Todgha Gorges known as Todgha Canyons. Here, we can hike and walk along the river to explore these cliffs before continuing to Erfoud, famous for its fossils and marble.
We’ll then enter the desert and enjoy a camel trek to reach the Erg Chebbi dunes, where we’ll spend the night in a traditional Berber camp. You’ll have the opportunity to watch the sunset over the dunes. Once, the sun does down you will continue your way through the desert to the camp. Later on, you will enjoy a traditional dinner under the stars while listening to Berber music.
Day 5: Erg Chebbi 4WD tour :
Erg Chebbi desert trip is the highlight of our 6 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, A one-day trip with a comfortable 4WD to discover the interesting attractions of Merzouga. We will start either from the Hotel or the Camp in Merzouga, why this day is so special because we are going to discover the desert surroundings, firstly we will see the Sahara museum, owned by Qatar man. Moreover, it is famed for old cars. secondly, we will visit a Berber village which is called “Khamlia” it is a small village at the edge of the desert where most of its people immigrated from the south and middle of Africa like “chad” and” Nigeria” you are going to taste their mint tea and enjoy their traditional music which called “Gnaoua”.
After you get to know the story we are going to a beautiful place near the Algeria borders, where we will travel to the 19 century to see two villages of French people while the French occupation.
thirdly your driver will pick you up again to discover the nomad’s life. you will see so many tents which are considered their home town, furthermore, you will see how the transportation and their simple way to make fresh food also their handcrafts stuff. to sum it up you will cross the dunes of the Merzouga desert back to your hotel where you will relax and spend your night.
Day 6: From Ourzazate to Marrakech :
The last day of our 6 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, will start after having breakfast at your Hotel. We have to depart early in the morning about 8:00 am because we will be returning to Marrakech.
We will take a different route, traveling to Alnif, and stopping at Nkob for lunch. In addition, we will drive directly to Marrakech through the Ait Saouen pass. Finally, drop you off in Marrakech, where our 6 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert comes to an end.