Agadir Desert Tour to Merzouga – 4 days

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Agadir Desert Tour to Merzouga Overview:

Embark on this Agadir desert tour to Merzouga 4 days for a truly unique desert adventure. Start your desert trip from Agadir to Taroudant, called the little Marrakesh, which you will visit. Explore Taliouine, a saffron growing area with a government-run saffron museum. Stop at Taznakht, full of co-operatives selling Berber rugs and gelims.

Visit, Hollywood’s favorite film location in Morocco, Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and then Ouarzazate. Travel through Skoura oasis and tour Kasbah Amredhil. Visit the Damascene rose distillery in the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs. Explore the Dades valley garden fields and hike the Toudgha gorges with a local guide.

Experience camel trekking in the dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga. Then, admire the sunset from the summit of the dunes and enjoy the tranquility of the Sahara.

Taste dinner under the Sahara starlit sky and dance to Berber music around a fire camp.

Spend a night in a private nomad tent in a Merzouga desert camp among the big dunes. Explore Berber villages and interact with the locals to learn about life in southern Morocco. Discover the Dra’a Valley palm trees, fortified kasbahs, and green oases. Arrive back at Agadir on the last day.

Tour from Agadir to Merzouga Highlights:

  • Explore the ancient medina, lively local market, and massive walls of Taroudant
  • Learn about Berber rug craftsmanship in Taznakht
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Stop off at Kasbah Amredhil in Skoura among all the vast number of palm trees
  • Wander Skoura Oasis palm fields, visit Kasbah Amredhil and tour its small museum
  • Stop at the beautiful Valley of the Roses and stop at the cosmetic co-operatives in Kel’aa M’gouna
  • Explore the Dades Valley and go for a hike around the Toudgha Gorges with a local guide
  • Experience camel trekking around the wind-blown dunes of Erg Chebbi
  • Witness the spectacle of the sunset and take photos wearing blue turbans
  • Share an evening of music and drumming around a campfire with the nomads
  • Spend a beautiful night in a desert camp near the big dunes in Merzouga
  • Visit the saffron local museum in Taliouine in the saffron plantation area.

What is Included in This Desert Tour From Agadir:

  • Private transportation in an air-conditioned comfortable 4×4 car or luxury minivan
  • Experienced English/French/Spanish-speaking Berber driver/ guide
  • Pick-up from and drop-off at your accommodations in Agadir
  • Overnights in accommodations with air-conditioned rooms/ suites
  • Overnight in an authentic desert camp in Erg Chebbi Dunes with shared bathroom facilities
  • Option to upgrade to the luxury desert camp in Erg Chebbi dunes with ensuite-bathroom
  • All meals, 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 3 dinners with vegetarian and vegan options available
  • Free soft drinks and mineral water during your stay in the desert
  • Camel ride for an hour to an hour and a half and free sand-boarding included
  • Option to go to and to come back from the desert camp in 4×4 car or on camelback
  • Berber music and drumming around firedamp under the starlit sky in the desert
  • The opportunity to ask the driver to stop for breaks whenever you wish
  • Entrance fees and local guides in the relevant places

What is not Included?

  • Soft drinks
  • Tips
  • Extras

Good To Know About Tours From Agadir To Merzouga

  • This Agadir desert tour to Merzouga can be tailor-made to fit your individual areas of interest
  • This 4 day Agadir desert tour to Merzouga is free of hidden costs, cheap tourists’ traps, or forced shopping
  • You can choose to go to the camp on camelback or by 4×4 car. Then, you go for a camel ride
  • If you want to visit Erg Chegaga, please visit Desert Tour from Agadir to Erg Chegaga 4 Days

Price details

Number of persons2 Persons3 Persons4 Persons5 Persons6 Persons
Price per person565 €515 €495 €475 €475 €
Total price1130 €1545 €1980 €2375 €2850 €

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Below is Agadir to Erg Chigaga Desert Tour Itinerary

1st day: Agadir – Ouarzazate

Kick-off your Agadir desert tour to Merzouga by morning departure from your hotel. Your first destination will be Taroudant, known as “the little Marrakech”. Here, you will visit the ancient medina, massive ramparts, and local market.

Driving further east, you pass by Taliouine, famous for its saffron plantation fields. In Taznakht, you can learn about Berber rug craftsmanship. Next, your journey continues to the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.

This kasbah is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most famous kasbahs in Morocco. After lunch, pay a visit to the kasbah with a local guide. He will provide you with insight into the history of this site and points out interesting features.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Film Studios where many Hollywood blockbusters are still intact. These studios host film sets of many Hollywood cinematic artworks. Such as “Gladiator”, “Kingdom of Heaven”n, and some scenes of the famous Tv series “Game of Thrones”.

Shortly after, you continue to Ouarzazate where you will spend the night in an authentic guest-house overlooking the town.

2nd day: Ouarzazate – Merzouga

Following breakfast in the guest-house, you depart from Ouarzazate to the Toudgha Gorges. Stop at Skoura Oasis to discover its unlimited palm trees and visit the beautifully restored Kasbah Amredhil.

Afterward, you will travel off-road through the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs. Along the way,  you can witness and visit several Kasbahs, ideally placed amongst the palm trees.

Back on the paved road, your desert tour continues through the Valley of the Roses. Here, you will visit the local co-operatives producing fragrant-perfumes from abundant flowers. Next, you will arrive at the Toudgha Gorges where we stop for lunch and explore the gorge. In the afternoon, your trip continues to the Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga.

Here in Merzouga, a camel ride leads to the summit of the dunes(250m). From the top of the dunes, the sunset and the views of the sand dunes are spectacular. At the camp, sip a glass of relaxing traditional tea and Moroccan biscuits.

At night, taste dinner under the starlit night sky of the Sahara Desert. Then, share an evening of Berber singing, and drumming around a campfire. Later on, sleep in a private nomad tent in a desert camp among the dunes.

3rd day: Merzouga – Agdz

Wake up early in the morning and climb up to the summit of the dunes. You can watch the spectacle of the sunrise. When the color of the golden sand dunes and the play of shadows are a beautiful sight.

After having breakfast, your desert adventure continues to Agdz. Travel via the villages of Rissani, Alnif, Tazzarine, and finally N’Qob where you will have lunch and explore afterward.

In the afternoon, the journey takes you to Tanasikht. From here, you drive off-track along the ancient Road of the Caravans and through the Dra’a valley. This allows a better view of the huge green oases and fortified kasbahs that stand tall among the palm trees.

At the end of the afternoon, a beautiful riad in Adgz offers dinner and a night’s rest.

4th day: Agdez – Agadir

After breakfast, you continue driving north from Agdez as far as Taznakht, well-known for its Berber rugs.  Here, you will explore the town and learn about rug craftsmanship. Later, you continue your trip to Agadir crossing the Tizi-n-Ikhsane and Tizi-n-Tighatine passes.

In Taliouine, the heart of the saffron growing area of Morocco, you will stop for lunch. In the afternoon, the itinerary takes you to Taroudant. Here, you will explore the medina and the massive walls of Taroudant. Shortly after, you continue to Agadir which we reach by the end of the afternoon. The end of your Agadir desert tour to Merzouga adventure.

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