6 Days Marrakech Desert Tours

DEPARTURE LOCATION : Your Hotel / Riad in Marrakech

ARRIVAL : Your Hotel / Riad in Marrakech

What's included in the 6 Days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert :

  • Private A/C Vehicle + fuel
  • Camel Trekking
  • Accommodations with Dinner and Breakfast included
  • English/French/Spanish speaking driver

What's Not included in the 6 Days Trip from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert:

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch meals & Drink
  • Tips & gratuities


Embark on the ultimate 6 days Desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga, a journey that encapsulates the very essence of Moroccan adventures. Explore the iconic Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, traverse through Agdez and Draa valley, experience the awe-inspiring Merzouga Sahara desert, marvel at the Todra Gorges, immerse in the rugged beauty of Dades Gorges, and finally, conclude your remarkable journey in Marrakech.

  1. Marrakech: Start your adventure in this bustling city.
  2. High Atlas: Drive through majestic mountain scenery.
  3. Ait Ben Haddou: Visit the UNESCO-listed historic ksar.
  4. Skoura: Discover palm groves and kasbahs.
  5. Todra Gorge: Hike in a stunning canyon.
  6. Dades Valley: Marvel at unique rock formations.
  7. Erfoud: Explore fossil-rich terrain.
  8. Merzouga: Reach the Sahara Desert.
  9. Erg Chebbi: Ride camels in massive sand dunes.
  10. Desert Camping: Spend nights under desert stars.

The Best 6 Days Marrakech Desert Trip Details:


Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate

Embark on an unforgettable 6-day desert tour from Marrakech, a journey that promises to immerse you in Morocco’s rich culture and stunning landscapes. Your adventure begins in the heart of Marrakech, known for its vibrant souks, historic palaces, and the bustling Jemaa el-Fnaa square. As the morning light breaks, you leave behind the city’s excitement and set out towards the majestic Atlas Mountains. The winding roads reveal breathtaking views, leading you to the ancient village of Ait Ben Haddou. This UNESCO World Heritage site, with its towering kasbahs and historical significance, has served as a backdrop for many iconic films, including “Gladiator” and “Game of Thrones.” After exploring the labyrinthine alleys of Ait Ben Haddou, your journey continues to Ouarzazate, a city renowned as the gateway to the Sahara. Here, you’ll explore the famous film studios and the impressive Taourirt Kasbah, experiencing the blend of ancient and modern Moroccan culture.


Ouarzazate – Agdez – Draa Valley – Tazarine – Gorges of Mharech

On the second day of your Marrakech desert trip, you leave Ouarzazate behind, heading towards the lush Draa Valley. The route takes you through Agdez, a small town marking the entrance to the valley, which is lined with date palms and traditional Berber villages. As we will drive through this picturesque landscape, the greenery of the Draa Valley stands in stark contrast to the surrounding arid desert. Your journey then leads you to Tazarine, a quaint town offering a glimpse into rural Moroccan life. Continuing on, you reach the remote Gorges of Mharech, a hidden gem known for its rugged beauty and tranquil ambiance. This area provides a sense of adventure and solitude, perfect for nature lovers and explorers.

Mharech – Oasis Ramlia – Ouzina dunes – Merzouga

The third day of your 6-day desert trip from Marrakech takes you deeper into the Moroccan wilderness, from the Gorges of Mharech to the Sahara Desert’s edge. Passing through the Oasis Ramlia, you’ll witness the incredible transformation from arid desert to lush oasis, a testament to the resilience of life in harsh conditions. The journey to the Ouzina Dunes reveals a mesmerizing landscape of endless sand formations, eventually leading you to Merzouga. This small village, nestled at the foot of the towering Erg Chebbi dunes, offers a unique opportunity to experience the serene beauty of the Sahara. Here, you can take a camel ride into the dunes and witness a stunning desert sunset.


Merzouga – Off-road desert tour– Visit the nomads – Merzouga

Day four is dedicated to exploring the Sahara around Merzouga. An off-road desert tour takes you deep into the desert, where you’ll visit nomadic families who call this harsh environment home. This cultural exchange provides insight into the nomadic way of life, showcasing their hospitality and traditions. You’ll learn about their daily routines, enjoy traditional mint tea, and hear stories of life in the desert. Returning to Merzouga, you’ll spend another night under the starlit desert sky, a truly magical experience that captures the essence of the Sahara.

Merzouga – Rissani – Todra Gorges – Dades Valley

Leaving the desert behind on day five, your journey takes you from Merzouga to the Todra Gorges. The route passes through Rissani, a town known for its bustling market and as the birthplace of the Alaouite dynasty. Continuing onwards, you’ll arrive at the Todra Gorges, where towering cliffs rise dramatically from the valley floor. This natural wonder offers stunning scenery and is a popular spot for hiking and rock climbing. After exploring the gorges, you’ll travel to the Dades Valley, also known as the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs. This area is rich with ancient fortresses and lush gardens, providing a picturesque landscape that highlights Morocco’s historical depth.

Dades Valley – Roses Valley – Skoura – Marrakech

Your final day of the 6-day desert tour from Marrakech takes you from the Dades Valley through the enchanting Roses Valley. Famous for its rose fields and the annual Rose Festival, this valley is a fragrant and colorful sight, especially during the blooming season. The journey continues to Skoura, an oasis town known for its palm groves and the well-preserved Kasbah Amridil. As we drive back to Marrakech, you’ll have time to reflect on the incredible diversity of landscapes and cultural experiences you’ve encountered. This return to Marrakech marks the end of a remarkable journey through some of Morocco’s most stunning and varied regions, leaving you with lasting memories of your Moroccan adventure.

Here are some tips for your 6-day Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour:

  1. Pack Light: Opt for packing light and carrying only essentials to enhance mobility during camel treks and desert walks.

  2. Comfortable Clothing: Choose breathable, comfortable attire suitable for both warm days and cool desert nights, and consider layering for temperature variations.

  3. Sun Protection: Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and hats to shield against the sun’s intense rays during daytime activities.

  4. Hydration: Stay hydrated throughout the journey by carrying a refillable water bottle and drinking plenty of water, especially in the desert climate.

  5. Footwear: Wear sturdy, comfortable walking shoes or boots that provide traction for exploring desert terrain and climbing sand dunes.

  6. Camera Gear: Capture the mesmerizing desert landscapes by bringing cameras or smartphones with ample storage space for photos and videos.

  7. Respect Local Customs: Show respect for local customs and traditions, especially when interacting with Berber communities and visiting sacred sites.

  8. Travel Insurance: Ensure peace of mind by obtaining travel insurance that covers unforeseen circumstances or emergencies during the trip.

  9. Openness to Experience: Embrace the unique cultural experiences and natural beauty of the desert with an open mind and heart.

  10. Relax and Enjoy: Above all, relax, immerse yourself in the journey, and savor every moment of your 6-day adventure from Marrakech to Merzouga. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience filled with unforgettable memories.

Our goal is to ensure that each day of your journey is filled with amazing experiences for you and your travel companions. Your satisfaction and enjoyment are paramount, and we strive to make every moment of your trip memorable and unforgettable. Thank you for choosing to explore Morocco with us, and we hope the memories you’ve created will last a lifetime.