5-day Marrakech adventure tour

5-day Marrakech adventure tour


5-day Marrakech Adventure tour


One of the best 5-day Marrakech adventure tour combines culture and adventure by taking you to fewer places to explore natural scenery and off-roading across the rocky flat desert. We will travel through the valleys of Ait Ben Haddou on this Sahara Desert Adventure.

Visit the sights, sleep beneath the stars, and learn more about the nomadic people that live in the desert. Another approach to getting closer to the raw desert nature is to take a 5-day Sahara excursion from Marrakech.

Highlights of a 5-day Marrakech Adventure tour


Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate

Leaving the riad in the direction of the high Atlas Mountains. You’ll be able to take in the breathtaking views of the high mountains while navigating the winding roads. Berber settlements are one of the most amazing sights you’ll encounter when traveling through the highlands; they live on the side of the mountains, surrounded by agricultural fields.

During the winter or during snowy periods, the highest point of the Tishka pass (about 2260 m) is likely to be blanketed with snow. Driving down to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a unique filming location where worldwide films such as Babel and Gladiator were shot, In the Kasbah, lunch will be served.

Then we’ll head to Ouarzazate, Morocco’s film capital, where we’ll see the exquisite Kasbah Taourirte and other fascinating sites. In the motel for the night.

Day 2: Ouarzazate - Dakar route - Mharch Valley

Start our journey into the heart of the Sahara after breakfast. We’ll go off-road near Zagora and then onto the legendary Rally Dakar course. The track is designated as a major stage of the Dakar Rally, as it was before the race was shifted to Latin America and is currently in Saudi Arabia.

The unspoiled wildness of Morocco’s southeast welcomes you. However, we’ll drive past a number of lonely Berber communities nestled among the Savannah trees or beside an oasis. The route is tough and full of adventure, passing through various desert landscapes such as valleys and Rocky Mountains. 

We shall arrive at the villages of Mharch or Ramlia (nearby villages), where you will be lodged. You’ll take a break in the off-the-beaten-path wilderness while learning about the local people’s rustic way of life. Stay in a desert lodge or auberge for the night.

Day 3:Mharch Valley - Ouzina Desert - Merzouga desert Camp

Getting up early in the morning to see the beautiful sunrise, which offers a natural view of peace and scenery, We’ll continue on our Dakar itinerary after breakfast, stopping along the way to view various settlements and nomadic nomads. One of these settlements, Ouzina, near Ramlia, has lovely sand dunes.

We continue our Sahara adventure across difficult and dusty terrain till we arrive at Merzouga. After checking in and receiving your bags at the hotel, saddle up your camels for an overnight stay in a nomadic tent. The camel ride to the camp will be delightful as you take in the sunset panorama. Overnight in Desert camp.

Day 4:Merzouga - Todra Gorges - Dades Valley

You well get up early in the morning, and enjoy amazing sunrise. Then taking a shower and having breakfast Following that, we’ll depart Merzouga for Dades Valley. We’ll journey through a variety of cities, including Rissani and Erfoud, two historic villages with links to Morocco’s ancient kingdoms. At one time, Rissani was the capital of the reigning Sultan Moulay Ali Cherif.

We’ll stop at Rissani for a little more before continuing on to Tinghir and its massive canyons. It’s already the Todgha Gorges, or Morocco’s Grand Canyons, which are a popular climbing destination for climbers all over the world. Arriving at Dades Valley, which is surrounded by the Anti Atlas Mountains and has an abundance of biodiversity, Overnight in the hotel.

Day 5:Dades Valley - 1000 Kasbahs Road - Marrakech

We return to Marrakech after breakfast. We’ll go from Dades Valley to Ouarzazate via the Thousand Kasbahs Road. The route is lined with Berber settlements and kasbahs that serve as reminders of the region’s historical significance.

Leaving Ouarzazate, for Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, to conduct more inspections and photograph the missing landscapes. Lunch is served near the Kasbah. We return to Marrakech over the Tishka pass later. Your Morocco Desert adventures have come to an end.




Addditional info about 5-day Marrakech Adventure tour

Travel Insurance:

At the risk of sounding like your parents, buy travel insurance before you leave. It’s one of those items you don’t want to leave the house without. Depending on your travel style, we recommend either World Nomads or Safety Wing.

Before departing on a tour, the client should get personal insurance from a reliable insurer to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation fees, luggage loss, and tour cancellation penalties.


If you wish to change something about this trip, just let us know your ideas and travel plans, and we’ll come up with a comparable or alternative schedule that meets your needs. For further information, please contact us.


To reserve your desert 5 days tour, we require a deposit via PayPal or bank transfer, with the remainder paid in cash upon your arrival. We are entirely flexible in arranging your customised trip based on your travel preferences and budget.

Cash or credit cards:

We accept cash in Euros(€), Pounds(£), USD($), or local Dirhams(MAD) for the 5-day desert trip balance. We recommend paying cash to your guide on the first day of the tour. If you do not want to go with a lot of cash, we propose paying with credit or mastercard, however there is a 6% fee.

Cancellation Policy

We can cancel your 5-day tour for free if you notify us one week before the tour begins. Simply notify us of your cancellation by email, and we will issue a full refund. Also, if you wish to postpone your trip to a later date.

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FAQ of the 5-day Marrakech Adventure tour

Morocco Ultra Tours uses a comfortable automobile. As a result, for parties of less than six people, we use a Toyota Prado Land Cruiser. We used an 8-seater van and a 17-seater minibus for groups larger than 8 people.

The distance between Marrakech and Merzouga is 460 kilometers.

Yes, for travelers who choose not to ride camels, we employ a 4×4 vehicle to transport you to the camp at no additional cost. Optionally, ATV Quads / Buggy Dune can be rented for an additional fee. You only need to notify us at the time of booking.

Best thing to do & to see During the tour

Visit the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs & Rose Valley

Make your journey through two of the country’s most cultural places, Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs and Rose Valley, when exploring the diverse communities of the Moroccan Desert. They can easily be combined with trips to Boumalne Dades or Ouarzazate, or with travel between the Sahara and Marrakech.

ATV/Quad Sand Dune Adventure in Merzouga

A thrilling ATV/Quad excursion allows you to explore the dunes’ distinctive grandeur. Zoom over Merzouga’s desert, feeling the Erg Chebbi dunes quake beneath your feet. As you descend into valleys and scale hills, you’ll see a combination of brilliant orange and utterly silent surroundings. Enjoy a traditional cup of tea with a group of nomads who live in the desert sand before returning. As you relax in the shade of the palm trees, listen to their stories.

Overnight in a Luxury Desert Camp

A night in the desert is a traditional Moroccan cultural experience, but staying in a luxury camp may make the trip much more memorable! The camp’s owners are Berber nomads who have lived in the Sahara’s sand dunes and arid terrain. They chose to pursue their goals and build a luxury camp that focuses on environmentally sustainable operations in order to preserve the desert and the experience for future generations.

Visit the Market Towns of Rissani

Rissani’s market village is entered through an attractive gate. Spend some time viewing the famed donkey “parking lot” and roaming about the town’s popular market, which is known for its livestock auction. Maison Tuareg is a traditional arts and crafts business selling carpets, jewelry, leather goods, and other items.

Explore Ziz Valley & Atlas Mountains

The Ziz River leaves its rocky valleys behind at Errachidia and continues south along the Ziz Valley for another 100 kilometers (62 miles) to the Moroccan pre-Saharan region (hammada). Along the route, the river nourishes a series of oases, providing life to what would otherwise be dust and stone.

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