7 Days Morocco Atlas and desert Birding Tour

Explore merzouga birds in this 7 Days Morocco Atlas and desert Birding Tour in morocco

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7 Days Morocco Atlas and desert Birding Tour To Explore amazing magic of morocco

Itinerary for the 7-day Birdwatching Tour of the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert from Marrakech:

Day 1: Oukaimeden – High Atlas Mountains – Marrakech

Join us for a 7-day journey that begins and ends in Marrakech to discover the best birdwatching Morocco has to offer. We will come and get you from the airport or your hotel in Marrakech (rooms available upon request). We drive to Oukaimeden, which is tucked away in the High Atlas Mountains, to start our adventure. Numerous bird species can be found in this area, including local favorites such as the endemic Levaillant’s Green Woodpecker, Little Owl, Moroccan Magpie, Sardinian Warbler, Spotless Starling, Moussier’s Redstart, House Bunting, and Blue Rock Thrush. Look out for the stunning Atlas Horned Lark, Black Wheatear, Alpine Accentor, Alpine Chough, Rock Sparrow, and Crimson-winged Finch. Stay the night and have dinner at a nearby motel.

Day 2: Ouarzazate – Boumalne Dades – Atlas Mountains

We’ll have a breathtaking drive across the magnificent Atlas Mountains and cross the Tizi-n-Tichka pass after arriving back in Marrakech. Keep an eye out for prospective raptors such the Long-legged Buzzard and Bonelli’s Eagle, as well as Tristram’s Warbler. Visiting Amerzgane offers a chance to see the endangered Maghreb Wheatear. We travel on to Skoura, where we will stay in Boumalne Dades and have dinner.

Day 3: Tagdilt Track – Boumalne Dades

We’ll explore one of Morocco’s best birding locations, the well-known Tagdilt Track, today. Numerous species can be found here, such as the Trumpeter Finch, Cream-colored Courser, Temminck’s Lark, Short-toed Lark, Thekla Lark, Red-rumped Wheatear, and Thick-billed Lark. We will go to a stony canyon where cave dwellers live. There, you might see Pharaoh Eagle Owls, Houbara Desert Larks, and Maghreb Wheatears. Savor supper and lodging at a traditional Boumalne Dades riad.

Day 4: Merzouga – Dades – Todra Gorge – Goulmima

Todra Gorge is our next stop, where we may see Bonelli’s Eagle, Black Wheatear, Blue Rock-thrush, Rock Dove, and Tristram’s Warbler. Look for Trumpeter Finch, Thick-billed Lark, and Scrub Warblers as we head towards Merzouga. After dinner, unwind and rest in a cozy room at a nearby Merzouga desert hotel.

Day 5: Erg Chebbi Dunes – Rissani – Merzouga

We travel to the fascinating Erg Chebbi sand dunes in Merzouga today. Expect to see African Desert Warbler, Bar-tailed Lark, Spotted Sandgrouse, Crowned Sandgrouse, Barbary Falcon, Lanner Falcon, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater, Brown-necked Raven, Hoopoe Lark, Desert Sparrow, and Saharan Olivaceous Warbler. We might go to a nearby seasonal lake in Merzouga hamlet, which offers views of Egyptian Nightjars, ducks, and waders, if the season permits. Take pleasure in meals and cozy lodging in Merzouga.

Day 6: Zaida, Tizi N. Telghomt, and Merzouga

We’ll take you across the desert and Tizi N Telghomt Pass today, where you may see Dupont Lark, Eared Wheatear, Tristram’s Warbler, and Desert Wheatear. After a long day, unwind and rest at a nearby Zaida hotel while enjoying dinner.

Day 7: Marrakech – Bni Mlal – Zaida

On the last day of our one-week birdwatching excursion in the Sahara Desert, we return to Marrakech via the Middle Atlas Mountains, which captivate us. We’ll stop along the route to go bird watching and drop you off at your hotel in Marrakech. Reserve your 7-day Morocco Atlas, Sahara, and Souss Birding Tour today to have an incredible African birdwatching experience.

Are you trying to find a birding trip to Morocco that will never be forgotten? Come along on our 7-day birding tour of the Atlas, Sahara, and Souss starting in Marrakech. Experience the varied bird species of this breathtaking nation while taking in the breathtaking scenery and cozy lodging. Reserve your place right now! We are grateful that you are visiting our nation with Birding excursions Morocco, as we provide exciting excursions and adventure packages for your incredible bird watching vacation in North Africa. Please get in touch with us directly if you need to change this suggested circuit.


  • Comfortable transport
  • Hotel accommodation with HB
  • professional guiding service


Please contact us for reservation for Marrakech bird watching tour. If you have a specific date – let us know your arrival and departure date.

Accommodation / Food

We offer comfortable hotels for your birding Morocco tours with typical Moroccan breakfasts , and traditional dinner meals.

Costs associated with birding:

The cost is determined on the number of passengers you are taking.

Variety of Avian Species: 

Merzouga is home to a diverse array of avian species, including migratory and desert dwelling birds, which you may view and photograph.


Expert Guidance:

With their extensive knowledge of the local bird species and habitats, our knowledgeable guides will be with you during the whole trip, guaranteeing an engaging experience for you while birdwatching.


We can tailor a Birding tour to suit your specific needs

Morocco has the richest avifauna in North Africa. During your exciting Morocco birding tour, which is the most comprehensive Moroccan birding itinerary available, we are able to customize your travel.

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