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Discover the Sahara’s wonders on a 2-days tour from Errachidia to Merzouga. Traverse the striking Ziz Valley and immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of the Erg Chebbi dunes. Experience a magical camel trek, witness the golden sunset and spend the night in a traditional or Luxury desert camp under the starry desert sky.

Enjoy a magical 2-days tour exploring the enchanting allure of Morocco’s Sahara Desert. Traverse the scenic Ziz Valley, with its lush palm groves and ancient kasbahs, and Erfoud which is the capital of the fossils. We will visit Rissani’s traditional market. The golden dunes of Erg Chebbi beckon, where an exhilarating camel trek awaits. As the sun sets over the horizon, experience the magic of the Sahara’s changing colors.

The Highlights :

The private 2-days tour from Errachidia to Merzouga promises an experience of the allure of Morocco’s Sahara with a scenic drive through the picturesque Ziz Valley, adorned with lush palm groves and ancient kasbahs. Arrive in Merzouga, where Berber hospitality awaits, and embark on an exhilarating camel trek across the iconic Erg Chebbi dunes. Bask in the enchanting colors of the desert at sunset and spend a magical night at a traditional or luxurious desert camp under the starlit sky. Wake up to a breathtaking Sahara sunrise and immerse yourself in Saharien Berber culture.

  • Enjoy driving along Ziz Valley with its Berber villages
  • Visit the fossil sites and learn about the area’s ancient geological history
  • Walk & visit the traditional market of Rissani
  • Ride the camels across the Erg-Chebbi dunes
  • Sleep under the stars in your Berber traditional or Luxurious desert camp
  • Watch an amazing view of the sunset and sunrise over the dunes

Itinerary of 2-day Merzouga tour from Errachidia

This customized 2 days itinerary from Errachidia to Merzouga will take you on an adventure to the Tafilalet oasis, and Erg-Chebbi dunes to experience the nomadic lifestyle of centuries ago.

Day 1 : Errachidia – Ziz Valley – Erfoud – Merzouga

We will begin your 2 days Errachidia to Merzouga desert tour by picking you up at Moulay Ali Cherif Airport or from your hotel in Errachidia, then travel along the Ziz Valley. We will stop in a panoramic view for fabulous pictures. Then continue our journey to Erg Chebbi dunes via Erfoud, renowned for its fossils and annual dates festival, where you can visit a local fossil craft workshop. Then, journey to the captivating Erg Chebbi dunes, also known as Merzouga Dunes.

Arriving at the hotel or Camp, prepare for a camel trek into the heart of the Sahara and witness the enchanting sunset and sunrise for the day after, also try sandboarding, and capture breathtaking moments you will never forget. At the camp, relish mint tea, a delectable dinner, Berber drumming music, and a mesmerizing starry sky. Its what you get to spend the night in the comfort of a Merzouga desert camp.

Day 2 : Merzouga – Nomad Family – Rissani – Errachidia

The second day begins with a delightful breakfast at your traditional or luxurious desert camp, preparing you for a camel trek back to Merzouga town. Our explorative Merzouga desert journey continues as we traverse the sands in a comfortable 4×4 vehicle.

On the road, we’ll visit a nomadic family near the Morocco-Algeria border, gaining insight into their unique lifestyle. Later, we’ll immerse ourselves in the culture of the dark-skinned Gnaoua people, descendants of Sudanese slaves, by enjoying their vibrant music and learning about their traditions.

We’ll head back to Errachidia via Rissani markets, where you’ll have an opportunity to explore this old traditional market where nomads and local people of the desert villages meet to sell and buy their needs. then we go to Errachidia to drop off you at your accommodation.

Also Included in this tour:
  • Private modern transportation with A/C
  • Car Fuel
  • Pick-up and drop-off services
  • Experienced English-speaking driver
  • Camel ride in the desert
  • A night at private tent in the desert camp
  • Dinner and breakfast at the camp
Excluded from this tour:
  • Beverages
  • Lunches
  • Entrance to monuments (Optional)
  • Leaving a tip (Optional)

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to get to Errachidia?

Errachidia is a city located in eastern Morocco and serves as a gateway to the Sahara Desert. We recommend flying to Casablanca (CMN) Airport, which is 335.9 km away from Errachidia. The bus from Casablanca (CMN) to Errachidia takes 12h 31m.

How far is Errachidia from Merzouga?

The captivating Merzouga desert is situated approximately 130 kilometers (81 miles) from Errachidia, and the journey by car typically takes around 2 hours. Along the way, you’ll have the chance to relish panoramic views of the scenic landscapes and seize the opportunity to pause for breathtaking photo moments

Which Accommodation providing during the tour?

You get to choose, stay in a Traditional Berber desert camp in Merzouga. The camp provides comfortable Berber-style tents equipped with basic amenities, including cozy bedding and shared bathroom facilities. Or stay in a Luxury Berber Camp, fully equipped with all you need as if you are at your own house but in Luxury and Royalty desert style

Is there are things should I pack for the Errachidia desert tour?

It is advisable to pack light and bring essential items such as comfortable clothing suitable for both warm days and cooler nights, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a camera to capture the beautiful moments, and a small backpack. For the overnight stay, consider bringing a warm layer, as the desert nights can get chilly.

Can the tour be customized to fit specific preferences or travel dates?

Yes, We can offer the flexibility to customize the itinerary to suit individual preferences or accommodate specific travel dates. Whether you want to extend the tour, visit additional places, or tailor the experience to your interests, tour operators can often accommodate such requests.

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