Ultimate Sahara Desert Expedition: Tour to Merzouga

Ultimate Sahara Desert Expedition: Tour to Merzouga

Ultimate Sahara Desert Expedition, in desert tour to Merzouga, Explore the Desert, Luxury Camp, Nomadic Tea, Trekking, and Tinfou Desert Adventure

Sahara Desert Expedition

Ultimate Sahara Desert Expedition: Embark on an unforgettable journey from Fes, Marrakech, Tangier, Agadir, or Ouarzazate to the mesmerizing Merzouga desert. Dive deep into the heart of the desert, where you'll encounter a diverse range of experiences, including a stay at a luxury camp, sipping nomadic tea, exhilarating trekking adventures, traversing the rugged Anti Atlas Mountains, and exploring the Tinfou Desert.

To ensure you're well-rested and ready for this extraordinary desert exploration, you'll have an overnight stay at a captivating destination nestled between your starting point( Marrakech, Tangier, Agadir) and the Sahara Desert. This allows you to begin your adventure fully energized and prepared to immerse yourself in the enchanting desert landscapes and culture that await you. Get ready for the ultimate desert expedition that will leave you with lasting memories and a deep appreciation for Morocco's stunning desert regions.

Day 1: Arrival

Whether you're setting out from Fes, Marrakech, Tangier, Agadir, or Ouarzazate, your journey commences with an early pick-up from either the airport or your accommodation.

Overnight Interlude: Revel in a serene overnight stay at a captivating destination strategically positioned between your departure point and the Sahara Desert. This delightful pause ensures you embark on your Sahara adventure, whether from Marrakech, Tangier, or Agadir, fully rejuvenated and eager to explore the desert's alluring wonders.

Start : Marrakech | Overnight : Dades Valley

Start : Tangier | Overnight : Fes

Start : Agadir | Overnight : Ouarzazate

Day 2: Drive through the Atlas Mountains to Merzouga

Following breakfast, we'll proceed through the Dades Valley, pausing at a vantage point overlooking the valley to soak in the grandeur of Dades Gorges. Our journey then takes us to Todra Gorges, where the Todra River has sculpted a magnificent canyon with imposing red cliffs.

You'll have the opportunity to explore the gorges at your leisure and savor the beauty of the landscape. Afterward, we'll traverse the palm groves of Touroug and Tinjdad, with a break for lunch along the way.

In the afternoon, we'll arrive at the Merzouga Sahara desert, where you'll spend the night at Kasbah and enjoy a sumptuous dinner.

Overnight : Merzouga - Kasbah Takojt

Day 2: Trekking in the Sahara

After a hearty breakfast, we'll convene at the Kasbah to prepare for our desert trek. As a unified nomadic caravan, we'll embark on a journey across the endless, undulating dunes with expansive desert vistas all around us. Frequent stops will offer moments of refreshment, breathtaking views, and opportunities to catch our breath.

Finally, our guides will signal our arrival at the perfect spot nestled among the colossal dunes. Here, we'll establish our camp, creating a cozy atmosphere with carpets and candles that illuminate the sandy surroundings. As the sun sets, we'll bask in the remote beauty of this unique locale.

Gathered around a campfire, our team will share stories, creating a sense of camaraderie in the heart of the Sahara Desert.

Day 3: 4WD Desert excursion, Tea with nomads, Luxury camp stay

Following a revitalizing shower and breakfast, we'll embark on an exciting 4WD off-road tour of the dunes.

During this excursion, we will visit the Merzouga oasis, the nomadic repository, and the Khamlia Village, where you can immerse yourself in the captivating sounds of Gnawa music performed by locals who trace their ancestry back to ex-slaves that once journeyed to Morocco from Senegal via the historic Salt Route.

Our journey will then take us to meet desert nomads in their traditional tents, allowing you to gain insight into their unique way of life. We will also make a stop at the nearby Lake of Merzouga, renowned for its diverse bird population.

Following our exploration, we will set course for Rissani, once known as Sijilmassa, a pivotal meeting point for salt caravans arriving from Timbuktu, Mali. Here, you'll have the opportunity to stroll through the bustling souk, where you can discover an array of spices, fresh produce, and clothing.

Following a delightful pizza lunch in Rissani, our journey leads us back to our Kasbah. Upon arrival, a warm welcome awaits, complete with a refreshing glass of tea or wine. Then, embark a camel transfer to the Luxury ECO Tiziri Camp soaking in the mesmerizing sunset if it graces us with its presence. As night descends, we'll relish in the flavors of Moroccan cuisine during a delectable dinner. An evening filled with traditional live music, engaging conversations with locals, or even immersive drumming lessons awaits your enjoyment

Day 5: Drive through the Anti Atlas Mountains to Tinfou, Overnight in Desert

Day 6:


  • Airport transfers
  • Private 4×4 vehicle or minibus with A/C
  • English/Spanish speaking driver
  • Camel ride
  • Overnight At Luxury Desert Camp
  • Accommodations for the Overnights


  • Flights
  • Lunches & drinks
  • Entrance fees to monuments (if applicable)


Please be aware that the proposed "Ultimate Sahara Desert Expedition: Tour to Merzouga" itinerary is simply a suggestion. If it doesn't align with your preferences or the duration of your stay, don't hesitate to get in touch with us.
We specialize in crafting personalized and bespoke tours across Morocco. The cost of the tour is contingent on the number of participants; more participants result in a lower individual price due to the fixed transportation cost being divided among them. Additionally, the price can fluctuate based on the accommodation's quality. For precise pricing details, please reach out to us. Your journey, your way!

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