Getting to Merzouga
Merzouga has become an increasingly vibrant location for travelers worldwide. The basic Transportation service to go to Merzouga is the private 4WD vehicle. You can reach Merzouga at the meeting point of Rissani or Directly from Erfoud, So either you come from Fes or Marrakech heading to Merzouga, you’ll be crossing through Erfoud, down to Rissani until you finally find yourself in Merzouga. Alternatively, Merzouga can be reached directly from Erfoud by crossing the boarding valley “Ziz”. It is important therefore to trace the suitable route in order to get to Merzouga.
From Fes (distance to Merzouga: 460 Km – Duration: 12 hours, non-stop)
Arriving Fes, you should land in Saiss Airport, and then will pick our private 4WD car for an adventurous trip, by passing through fabulous and diverse landscapes. Your first point after Fes will be Ifran, a unique Moroccan town as it is nicknamed “Switzerland of Morocco”,Crossing the Atlas mountains through Azrou, passing by vast green areas of Midelt until Errachidia, and then to Erfoud.
PS :You can fly to Errachidia from Casablanca ( or if possibly from Fes), on a Royal Air Maroc, so if you wish to shorten the timing to reach Merzouga. Errachidia has a national airport of 2 or 3 flights a week.
From Marrakech (distance to Merzouga: 560 Km - Duration: 13 hours non-stop)
Arriving Marrakech by plane at Marrakech Menara Airport, or via the Train from Casablanca or Fes, you’ll reach Merzouga by passing through a variety of places. Going through the Ti-shka pass (2,260 meters high)to Ouarzazate. From there via the Dades valley to Erfoud. Another way to be taken from Ouarzazate can be that of Agdz, located on the south,turning at Tansikht roundpoint,passing by a number of towns like Tazarine,Alnif untill arriving Rissani.from Rissani or Erfoud to Merzouga is about 60 kms.