Agadir desert tour 5 days to Merzouga

Agadir desert tour 5 days

Agadir desert tour in 5 days to Merzouga with camel trekking and camping. This tour is customizable, feel free to contact us!

From €250

Main info:

Departure location:

Agadir

Return location:

Agadir

Departure time:

08:00 AM

Itinerary duration

5 days/ 4 nights

Highlights of our tour:

Tour overview:

The best 5 days desert tour from Agadir to the Sahara desert of Merzouga. The trip takes you to a variety of interesting places to see and learn about. Our excursion begins with a guided tour from Agadir to Marrakech. In addition, we will see Morocco’s biggest Kasbah and the Atlas Studios. Also, we will go to Todgha Gorges and try camel riding in Merzouga desert. Later, we travel to the Anti-Atlas Mountains to see Morocco’s longest river. After that, we will drive to the central towns of Saffron and Carpets, where our 5 days tour in Morocco will come to an end. Pick-up and drop-off services are included in all our tours.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Agadir to Marrakech:

The start of our 5 days desert tour will be at the city of Agadir. We will head to Marrakech and stop for spectacular vistas along the way. A local guide will arrange us a guided tour of Marrakech. There, we will visit Bahia Place, Menara Garden, and the Saadian Tombs, which are where Sultan Ahmad al Mansur and his family are buried. You will also visit the Koutoubia mosque and Jemaa El-Fnaa square. Street entertainers such as snake charmers perform there. Later,  we will go to the Majorelle Garden. The latter is a vibrant garden filled with Andalusian art and other interesting things. Finally, we will take you to your accommodation.

Day 2: Marrakech to Dades:

On this day of our 5 days desert tour from Agadir, we will drive to the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. On the way, we will pass by  Tizi-N-Tichka. There, we will enjoy some panoramic views and visit an Argan oil cooperative if you are interested. Later, we will arrive at  Ait Ben Haddou’s kasbah which is declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is also a caravan route that connects Marrakech to the Sahara. Gladiator and Game of Thrones were both shot on that site that attracts producers from all over the world. Following your tour to the kasbah, we will go to Ouarzazate to see the Atlas Studios.

Afterward, we will travel via the Rose Valley where the Rose Festival is held each May. At the end of our day,  we will go to Skoura and then travel to Dades to spend the night there.

Day 3: Dades to Merzouga desert:

After having your breakfast, we continue our 5 days tour from Agadir towards the desert of Merzouga. Before that , we will drive to the oasis of Tinghir and make a stop at Todgha Gorges. There, you will have free time to take a walk across the canyons between 300m towering cliffs. The location fascinates rock climbers from all around the world. After that , we will travel to Touroug, a Berber town, to see a Berber clothing cooperative. Following that, we go to Jorf to learn about a traditional method of watering palm tree plantations. Then we will go to Erfoud city.

At the end of the day, we will finally arrive at Merzouga desert. There, you will ride camels across the Erg Chebbi sand dunes to spend the night at local Berber tents. At night, you will enjoy Berber music played by locals under a beautiful starry sky.

Day 4: Merzouga desert to Ouarzazate:

 On the fourth day of our desert tour in 5 days from Agadir, we will go back to the city of Ouarzazate.   After a shower and breakfast, you will ride your camels back to the place where you started to continue the trip. On our way,  we will make a stop at Rissani to explore its ancient market and the stuffs that it offers. Following that, we will travel to Alnif, Tazarine, and Nkob. There, we will have  lunch before heading to Draa Valley. The latter  is Morocco’s longest river. We will also make few stops to  see the stunning vistas of the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Finally, we will arrive at Ouarzazate and take you to accommodation.

Day 5: Ouarzazate to Agadir:

On the last day of the 5 days tour itinerary in Morocco, we will take you back to Agadir. We will make a stop at Taznakht. This Berber village is well-known for its carpet weaving and other crafts to be discovered. Then,  we will head to Taliouine, that has a saffron field. We will see its saffron cooperative before heading to the village of Taroudant.  It is named also  Little Marrakech because it resembles Marrakech. We will have a chance to explore its ancient Medina. The last station of our 5 days desert tour itinerary will be at the city of Agadir.

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Testimonials:

Excellent trip!

We had a great 5 days tour in Moroco with this travel agency. Our driver Ali was fantastic, he was always ready to serve us and ready to stop whenever we ask for. Also, our route guide Aziz was very nice and friendly. He answered all our questions and explained a lot of things about his country.

The food was tasty and delicious, especially Tagine and couscous. We really admire the way Moroccans eat. We discovered a new culture full of diversity and richness.

The highlight of our 5 days tour from Agadir was the desert of Merzouga. We loved riding camels and exploring the large Erg chebbi sand dunes as well as camping at Berber tents.

Thank you Travelling In Morocco for this incredible trip, highly recommended!!

Ali L

5 days in Morocco from Agadir

Exceptional tour with friends accompanied by our super guide Hamid!

Beginning of the day in the desert of Merzouga, we have the impression to be alone in the world in the middle of this magnificent panorama!

The tea break with a Berber family where we had and exchanged talk on the culture and the customs of the locals was great. We took the road again towards the Atlas Mountains.

Tour to do again! Totally different and very rewarding! Very happy to have been able to discover another face of Morocco at "some steps" of Agadir! I highly recommend this excursion!

Tania C

Th best!

Our driver, Ali, was a very nice guy.

We spent 5 days with him which made us want to ask him again just for his customer service. We upgraded to a tent for the third day, and the tent was spacious and the beds and bathrooms were clean and comfortable. The showers had good hot water for up to two people. The hotel on the second day was a wonderful hotel with a magnificent view of nature in front of us.

On all days we enjoyed delicious Moroccan dinners. The driver stopped at a nice and clean restaurant each time for lunch and we were very happy with the food. Surprisingly, rental wi-fi was available in all areas. Thank you Touring In Morocco for the wondrful services.

Morin S

5 days desert tour from Agadir

We are 3 friends, this is the fourth time we visit Morocco, we always hire the tour here, they are the best, in treatment in attention in kindness, in everything, we have done the 4 tours with them, the first was from marrakech to the desert, another from essaouira to the desert, another from fez to the desert.

The last one was from Agadir to the desert passing through Marrakech, Dades, rissani.... always ending in the desert to rest, the peace and tranquility that you find there can not be described with words, those nights full of stars are incredible, and Travelling in Morocco makes it all possible, although you take a program they adapt to you, that you do not want to be 2 hours in a place, you leave before, that in another you want to be a little more you stay, we are already preparing the next one, thanks for being as you are, see you soon.

Martin D

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Highlights overview:

During this tour of 5 days from Agadir to Merzouga desert, there are many things you will see and visit, we have listed some of the best below.

The red city of Marrakech:

Marrakech is located in the center of Morocco, south of Europe and west of North Africa. It is the fourth largest city in Morocco. Marrakech  meaning in Berber is “God’s land”. Berbers are the indigenous people of North Africa who have their own unique culture.

Because of its location at the entrance to the desert, many dynasties flourished and declined, and buildings were added or destroyed each time, so you can enjoy a variety of architectural styles at once. The beauty of the cityscape is such that it has been called the “Pearl of the South.

It is important to note that you can see various faces of the city depending on where you are, such as buildings with high historical value and markets that are constantly crowded with people. In particular, you can enjoy the difference between the old city and the new city as if you were in a different country.

Some spots are registered as World Heritage sites, and French is spoken in the city due to its former status as a French colony, making it a city with a mysterious charm.

The Berber Kasbah fortress of Ait Benhaddou:

Registered as a World Heritage Site since 1987, Ait Ben Haddou is a settlement where the streets of ancient ruins still remain and traditional architectural styles are still preserved. There are still people living in its surroundings, and you can see how they huddle together and help each other in the small villages. When the sun is shining in the west, the whole Kasbah turns red, and the charming scenery spreads even further.

The village of Ait Ben Haddou is located in the suburbs of the city of Ouarzazate, about 30 minutes away by car. It used to be a prosperous trade hub between the Sahara and Marrakech and was a large city with many people living there. There are several settlements like Ait Ben Haddou in the suburbs of Ouarzazate, but Ait Ben Haddou is the one that remains in the most beautiful condition.

The city of Ouarzazate:

Ouarzazate is a city located in central Morocco, south of the Atlas Mountains. It is a major transportation hub and the gateway to Sahara Desert tourism in Morocco. Alos, it used to be a small town, but in the 1920s, a French military base was built and the city began to grow from there. Furthermore, it is one of the most popular spots in Morocco for its magnificent and fantastic scenery and atmosphere.

Ouarzazate is often used as a location for movies because of its convenient transportation and the magnificent and fantastic sight of the desert. It has been used as a filming location for many movies. Lawrence of Arabia, Star Wars, Living Daylights, Hamunaptra, Gladiator, and many other movies have been filmed in Ouarzazate.

The desert of Merzouga, Erg Chebbi:

Merzouga is a small village in southern Morocco located near the Chebi Dunes, one of Morocco’s most famous sand dunes, and only about 30 km from the Algerian border. Merzouga is one of the most famous places for desert tours in Morocco, and it should not be missed. The sunsets and sunrises from the top of the dunes are a must-see. You can also ride a camel through the desert, stay in a tent in the desert, and enjoy the majestic desert to the fullest.

In this beautiful town, you can try a lot of other activities, such as Quad Biking, visit the nomad families, Enjoying the Gnaoua music, visiting the lake of Srij and more.

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