Morocco Desert Tour 7 Days


This 7-Day tour from Marrakech is a chance to immerse yourself in the most beautiful part of the Moroccan Sahara desert, and contemplate the contrast and diversities offered by its different landscapes as you cross historic towns, ports, mountain gorges, and valleys.

Morocco Tours Agency offers a holiday in Morocco that exceeds expectations. The the7-day/ 6-night private tour to Merzouga Desert from Marrakech is the best way to go back in time and explore the country’s rich history. Participants get to visit city empires with old Medinas, fortifications, and narrow, maze-like streets.

Hang out in souks (traditional markets), where there are numerous goods for sale – from handwoven crafts to local delicacies. Stay in Riads or traditional old houses in Morocco.

Highlights of 7-Day Tour from Marrakech

  • Spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains landscapes

  • Explore the UNESCO world heritage of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah

  • Spend a night in the middle of the stunning Dades gorges

  • Panoramic aspects of Erg Chebbi dunes

  • Watch Sunset over the sand dunes

  • Experience Camel ride in Merzouga Sahara

  • Do Sand Boarding activity

  • Overnight Camping at Merzouga Desert Camp

  • Hearty dinner and party around campfire (Berber Drums)

  • Explore Marrakech with a local guide

  • Visit namad family in the edge of Erg Chebbi dunes

1️⃣Day 1: Arrival to Marrakech » Transfert to your accommodation

Our driver will pick you up from the airport and have the day to relax while exploring the main square Jemaa el Fnaa and the souks on your own.

2️⃣Day 2: Full Day to Visit Marrakech with a local guide

Today (The day before leaving Marrakech on a 7-Day tour from Marrakech), you will have a sightseeing guided tour of Marrakech Medina with a local experienced local guide. The visit includes the famous Mosque of Koutoubia, the Medina, and its souks and narrow alleys.

Explore some more of Marrakech’s secrets and interesting sites such as the Saadian the Bahia Palace, Ali Ben Youssef Koranic school, and the beautiful Majorelle Gardens. Transfer back to your traditional Riad in the Medina.

3️⃣Day 3: Marrakech » Atlas Mountains » Ait Ben Haddou » Ouarzazate » Dades [325 km]

Our 7-Day Tour from Marrakech will start around 08:30 from Marrakech to Dades Gorges, crossing the famous Tizi N’Tichka pass with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the High Atlas and Berber villages, then we continue to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, you will have lunch in a local restaurant nearby the Kasbah.

Then we continue to Ouarzazate “The gate to the Desert” where you will visit the Kasbah Taourirt and the atlas studios. This small city has embraced a group of international film producers due to its location and the adjacent castles. Until it was dubbed the Hollywood of Africa.

After that, we drive toward Dades gorges through Roses and Dades valley. Date with a traditional Moroccan dinner and overnight in a riad/hotel within the Dades gorges.

4️⃣Day 4: Dades Valley » Todra Gorges » Erfoud » Merzouga (Erg Chebbi) [255 km]

After a hearty breakfast, turn back within the valley to see the wonderful rock formation called “the monkey toes”, and the Kasbah of Ait Yul, a 19th-century kasbah. Then we leave the Dades valley towards Tinghir and the Todra gorges you’ll see the scenic landscapes of the old clay Berber villages overlooking the canyon.

Arriving at the Todra Gorges you’ll step following the 300m high red cliff, where many rock-climbers visit to experience their preferred sport.

Continuing our trip to Erfoud where we’ll have lunch and afterward, we’ll leave to the magnificent sand dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga.

Once there, an experienced Camel man will be waiting for us, to start the camel ride and explore inside the magical wavy sand dunes of the Erg-Chebbi. You will have a stop to relax, inspire the sunset, and do sandboarding.

Afterward, before spending the night under the stars in an equipped desert camp, at a traditional Berber-style nomad tent. You will have a delicious dinner and a music party around the fire.

5️⃣Day 5: Merzouga » Berber Families » Black Desert » Merzouga [40km]

Continuing our 7-Day tour from Marrakech. After a shower and breakfast in the desert camp, you’ll start your camel trek back to the departure point to meet your driver and begin a discovery tour of the Merzouga area, visiting the seasonal lake of Merzouga, with its migratory bird groups, including flamingos.

Not far off, there’s a village almost of its habitant are dark skin people, originally from Sub-Saharian countries to experience their Gnawa music and lifestyle. On the way to a nomad family, we will stop in a small deserted town of Mefes and its lead mines and minerals.

Dinner will be served in the hotel where you will spend the night. Dinner Bed and Breakfast.

6️⃣Day 6: Merzouga » Er rissani » Alnif » Nkob » Agdz » Ouarzazate [367 km]

After having the Farewell breakfast and take shower in the hotel, we leave the Merzouga desert then start our journey to Ouarzazate on a different road through the Berber villages of the Atlas mountains as Alnif, Agdz, Draa valley. Until we arrive in Ouarzazate in the evening. Dinner and overnight in a local riad.

7️⃣Day 7: Ouarzazate » High Atlas Mountains » Marrakech [195 km]

Today, we will leave Ouarzazate in the Morning toward Marrakech; our final destination, after a visit to studios, crossing the High Atlas Mountains via the highest road pass in Morocco Tizi N Tichka pass allowing dramatic views of canyons, mountains several Berber villages nearby and arriving in Marrakech in the evening.

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Additional info about Morocco Desert tour in 7 Days

  • 1. At the accommodations, you will be staying in a private room at your preferred type

  • 2. At the desert camp, you will be staying in a private tent at your fancied type

  • 3. Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.

  • 4. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • 5. Comfortable shoes for walking and Sandboarding, sport sneakers for example. Long sleeves and long pants or skirts are appropriate for the camel trek.

  • 6. Quad bike & Buggies in the dunes can be included as an extra.

  • 7. Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • 8. Your booking confirmation will be received at the time of booking.