€595.00 Location: From Agadir Duration: 4 Days

4 Day Desert Tour from Agadir to Merzouga

Tour Overview

Discover the hidden treasures of Morocco beyond its captivating coastline! Enhance your Agadir beach resort holiday with an exhilarating desert expedition to the Erg Chebbi dunes through our exclusive Private Morocco Tours. This immersive four-day journey to the Sahara desert in Merzouga promises an unforgettable adventure.

Embark on our Agadir Desert Tour to Merzouga, where you’ll gain deeper insights into Berber life in the southern regions. Explore Taroudant, often referred to as the “little Marrakech,” and Talouine, renowned for its saffron cultivation, complete with a fascinating saffron museum. Delve into the bustling atmosphere of Taznakht, home to cooperatives showcasing authentic Berber rugs. Don’t miss the chance to visit the iconic Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site steeped in history.

Immerse yourself in the rural charm of the Skoura oasis and Kasbah Amredhil, gaining a glimpse into traditional Berber life. Traverse the enchanting Dra’a Valley, adorned with lush palm trees and ancient kasbahs, offering a glimpse into oasis life and ancient architectural marvels. Explore the Damascene rose distillery nestled within the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs, where you can procure sweetly scented cosmetic products as cherished souvenirs. Prepare to be awestruck by the mesmerizing geological wonders of the Dades Valley and Toudgha gorges.

Upon arrival at the camp, be welcomed with a refreshing glass of mint tea before embarking on an exhilarating camel ride to the summit of Erg Chebbi Dunes. Witness the breathtaking spectacle of the sunset from this vantage point, a moment of pure serenity. Indulge in a sumptuous dinner featuring traditional Moroccan cuisine, followed by captivating music around a crackling campfire. Retreat to your exotic tent within our luxury desert camp, culminating the evening in absolute perfection.

Things to know about your 4 Day Desert Tour from Agadir to Merzouga:

  • This Agadir Desert trip can be customised to accommodate your individual areas of interest
  • Activities such as day trips, quad-biking, a full day’s trekking or an extra day in the desert in the Erg Chebbi dunes can be added to this desert tour from Agadir
  • To go to the Erg Chegaga desert, please visit Agadir desert tour to Erg Chegaga 6 or 7 days
  • You can choose to go to the camp either on camelback or by 4×4 (then you go for a camel ride from there)
  • You can ask us if others are interested in sharing this desert tour from Agadir, or in case of an early booking, let us know that you are interested in this yourselves
  • We require a 30% deposit of the total price to book the car, while the balance is payable to us in the office in Ouarzazate
  • We accept payment through PayPal, bank transfers in Europe, by credit card, or cash (USD, Euro, GBP or MAD)
  • There is a 25% reduction for children under 12 years old, whilst we do not charge children under 5
  • These prices are liable to fluctuation according to the current exchange rate

Highlights of your 4 Day Desert Tour from Agadir to Merzouga

  • Going on this 4 day desert tour from Agadir to Erg Chebbi Dunes for a unique desert experience
  • Photographing the intact city walls of Taroudant and visiting Taznakht, famous for its Berber rugs
  • Visiting the saffron museum in Talouine in the main saffron growing area.
  • Exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Stopping off at Kasbah Amredhil in Skoura among all the vast number of palm trees
  • Purchasing Damascene rose products in the Rose Valley (if desired)
  • Enjoying a sunset camel ride in Erg Chebbi Dunes and taking photos wearing blue turbans
  • Sharing an evening of Berber music and drumming around a fire camp
  • Spending a peaceful night in a luxury desert camp

What is included in this tour:

  • Transport in a private air-conditioned 4×4; Toyota Prado Tx or deluxe van and fuel
  • Pick-up from and drop-off at your riad or hotel in Agadir
  • Experienced local English/French/Spanish/Italian-speaking Berber and nomad driver/guide
  • Accommodation in air-conditioned rooms/suites with private bathroom
  • Overnight in a luxury camp in a very comfortable tent with private toilet and shower, lamps, beds, mattresses, sheets, pillows, blankets, carpets, and handmade furnishings
  • Meals: breakfast, dinner – with vegetarian and vegan options available
  • A camel ride of about an hour – an hour & a half with a guide, and free sandboarding, if desired – just ask the camp staff
  • An option to go to and return from the camp by 4×4
  • Luggage service to the camp and all accommodation
  • Berber drumming and music
  • Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Ben Haddou or the saffron museum, for walks, photos, and tea/coffee breaks
  • The opportunity to ask the driver to stop when and where you wish
  • Entrance fees and local guide
  • Tea, coffee and  in the desert

What’s not included in this tour:

  • Flight
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Extra

Price per person for this tour:

2 Persons

595 € *

3 Persons

574 € *

4 Persons

490 € *

5 Persons or more

490 € *

4 Day Desert Tour from Agadir to Merzouga

  1. 1 Agadir – Ouarzazate Embark on a morning adventure with a 4x4 departure from Agadir to Ouarzazate, traversing through captivating landscapes and cultural landmarks. Pass through Taroudant, affectionately known as "the little Marrakesh," before journeying onward via Taliouine and Taznakht. Continue along the road to the renowned Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, an iconic UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Morocco's most celebrated treasures. After indulging in a delicious lunch in the village, take the opportunity to explore the Kasbah, ascending to its summit for panoramic views of the surroundings. In the afternoon, immerse yourself in the cinematic history of the Atlas Film Studios, where countless Hollywood blockbusters were filmed, leaving behind mesmerizing sets that still stand today. Marvel at the remnants of famous movies such as Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, Asterix and Obelix, and Game of Thrones. As the day draws to a close, a short journey brings you to the quaint town of Ouarzazate, where you'll spend the night in a charming riad, immersing yourself in the authentic ambiance of Moroccan hospitality.
  2. 2 Ouarzazate – Merzouga Embark on a captivating morning journey from Ouarzazate to the Toudgha gorges, venturing through Skoura and immersing ourselves in the rugged beauty of the landscape. Traverse off-road paths to behold the Kasbahs nestled amidst the lush oasis of palm trees, each a testament to Morocco's rich heritage, despite some being in a state of disrepair. Among these, the renowned Amredhil Kasbah stands out, offering a picturesque backdrop for photos and a brief exploration. Continuing our adventure, we traverse the Valley of Roses, renowned for its fragrant blooms used in the production of essential oils, lotions, and creams that grace markets across the country. Our journey then leads us to the enchanting Dades Valley, where verdant gardens line the riverbanks amidst striking rock formations. Indulge in a delightful lunch amidst the serene surroundings of the Toudgha gorges. As the afternoon unfolds, our expedition progresses towards the Merzouga dunes, culminating in a thrilling two-hour camel ride to the summit of the Erg Chebbi dunes, towering at 250 meters. Witness the breathtaking spectacle of the sunset from this vantage point, a sight to behold. Relish in a sumptuous dinner and retire for the night at a luxurious camp nestled amidst the dunes. With private bathrooms, king-sized beds, and exquisite Moroccan furnishings and lamps, every detail is meticulously arranged to enhance your experience of the tranquil beauty of the desert landscape.
  3. 3 Merzouga – Agdz For those who rise with the dawn, a breathtaking spectacle awaits as the sunrise bathes the desert dunes in a kaleidoscope of colors, casting enchanting shadows that dance across the landscape in a mesmerizing display. Following a hearty breakfast, our journey continues towards the Dra’a Valley, renowned as the longest valley in Morocco. En route, we traverse through charming villages such as Rissani, Alnif, Tazzarine, and N’Qob, where we pause for a delightful lunch. In the afternoon, our path leads us across the Dra’a River, a waterway that fluctuates between full flow and a mere trickle, depending on the season. Venturing northward, we embark on an off-road excursion along the ancient caravan route, tracing the valley's contours adorned with towering palm trees and historic villages steeped in tradition. As the day draws to a close, we find ourselves in Agdz, where a sumptuous dinner and a night of rest await, allowing us to rejuvenate before the next leg of our adventure.
  4. 4 Agdz – Agadir Following a satisfying breakfast, we set our course northwest from Agdz towards Taznakht, renowned for its exquisite Berber gelims and carpets. En route, we traverse through captivating landscapes, passing by the Bouazzer mines, nestled in a secluded corner of the country, far from the beaten path. Our journey continues westward towards Agadir, navigating through the picturesque Tizi-n-Ikhsane and Tizi-n-Tighatine passes. We pause for a delightful lunch in Taliouine, the heart of Morocco's saffron growing region, where a charming museum showcases the art of saffron cultivation. In the afternoon, our route leads us back to Taroudant, tracing the course of the often-dry Souss River, flanked by countless argan trees adorning the hillsides. As the day progresses, we return to Agadir, where we arrive by late afternoon, having completed a memorable journey through Morocco's diverse landscapes. Your Agadir to Merzouga desert tour concludes around 18:00, leaving you with cherished memories of an extraordinary adventure through Morocco's enchanting terrain.

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