4 days desert tour from Agadir to Merzouga desert
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Highlights of our tour:
Experience 4 days tour from Agadir to Merzouga desert. It is a great chance to explore the Sahara of Merzouga and ride a camel in the heart of the desert. The tour starts from Agadir via the Sous Valley to Ait Ben Haddou and stops in Ouarzazate for a night. Besides, it travels to Todra Gorges and reaches Merzouga for a camel trekking trip. Finally, you travel along the Draa valley and pass the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Then, keeps the route to Taznakht, Taroudant, and ends in Agadir.
Day 1: Agadir to Ouarzazate:
On the first day of our 4 days desert tour from Agadir, we will drive to Ouarzazate. Thus, we will pass by some interesting Berber villages in the Sous Valley. We visit Taroudant or the “Little Marrakech” as it is called. The Saadian dynasty built the town as a base to attack the Portuguese towards the Atlantic Coast. The town is also home to traditional crafts such as Jewelry and carpets. You will discover old Medina and pass by Taliouine and Taznakht. From here, we arrive in Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest Kasbah in Morocco.
Thereafter, we drive to Ouarzazate town. It is an ideal site for cinema where you will visit Atlas studios. Many movies are filmed in this region such as Gladiator, The Game of Throne. After visiting the kasbah and the Atlas Studios, we will have a night in Ouarzazate.
Day 2: Ouarzazate to Merzouga desert:
After breakfast, we keep our 4 day tour from Agadir towards Todra Gorges. We will drive via the oasis of Skoura and Rose Valley and stop in Todra Gorges. Here, we stop for lunch and enjoy the canyon with high rocks. And then we drive to Touroug, Erfoud and reach Merzouga. There, you ride camels and cross the dunes of the Erg Chebbi to spend a night in the camp. Locals will entertain you with music around the fire and enjoy your night.
Day 3: Merzouga to Agdz:
You will experience a wonderful sunrise view early morning today. After that, you have a shower and breakfast then drive to Rissani. In this town, you walk through a traditional market that smells of species and offers traditional crafts. Thereafter, we drive via Draa Valley passing by Alnif, Tazarrine, and Nkob. You will also experience off-road driving along the old caravan route and ancient kasbahs and reach Agdez. Overnight is in Agdez.
Day 4: Agdez to Agadir:
The last day of our trip will cover the Anti-Atlas Mountains. That is to say, it is one of the main Atlas Mountains that offer stunning views of screeching mountains. After breakfast, we drive to the Draa River; it is the longest river in Morocco. Further, we drive via Taznakht and visit the capital city of saffron, Taliouine city. Finally, we drive to Agadir via Taroudant and end our 4 days tour from Agadir to Merzouga desert.
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There are numerous things you will see and visit on your 4 days tour from Agadir to Merzouga desert, and we have selected some of the finest below.
Taroudant or "the little Marrakech.":
Taroudant, a beautiful and welcoming city in the Souss Massa region, will take your breath away. At sunset, the orange color of the ramparts gives a magnificent image with the Atlas Mountains in the backdrop. This bustling city of 63,000 inhabitants, which has yet to be overrun by huge tourist, is intriguing!
It was the Saadians’ initial capital in the 16th century, and its ramparts earned it the nickname “Little Marrakech.” It was previously known by the ever-popular name “Vala,” after a Roman or Syrian lady who symbolized beauty.
The cinema city of Ouarzazate:
The beautiful Ouarzazate, a remarkable blend of oases, kasbahs, and fertile valleys, rises at the threshold of the vast south. In a huge desert plateau that attracts people from all over the world. The city of Ouarzazate has nestled under the shelter of its palm palms, leaving behind it a stony vastness blown by all the winds of the Sahara. The city of Ouarzazate and its surrounding region provide an excellent natural setting for film shooting, which has drawn the attention of Hollywood’s top producers and filmmakers for many years.
The stunning Merzouga desert:
Merzouga is a town in southern Morocco near the Algerian border that is home to numerous Berbers, North Africa’s original population. It is roughly 500 kilometers east of Marrakech, Morocco’s biggest tourist destination.
Merzouga is a popular tourist destination in the Sahara because it is literally “right there” in the middle of the desert. A minute’s walk down the dirt road from the plaza where the long-distance bus stops bring you to a view of the vast sand dunes on your right.