Desert trip from Marrakech

Desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga and back. You’ll enjoy a more relaxing drive if you don’t need to rush to your destination. So, we cross Atlas Mountains, Ait ben Haddou Kasbah or UNESCO Site. Above all, this shared trip offers scenic view of the valleys, gorges, dunes and picturesque villages of these unique landscapes. Moreover, the 4 days semi desert trip will let you to explore the majestic of Todra valley and hike. In addition, the Berber villages are scattered along the way pass through Tinjdad, Touroug and Erfoud reaching Merzouga desert. Then, we experience camel trekking while assisting to a dramatic sunset and sunrise at Erg Chebbi dunes. On the way back, there is old caravan road going through Draa valley and Ouarzazate. Looking to join a small group company to do a desert tours?

Looking for relaxed desert trip from Marrakech step by step! Don't rush yourself!

4 days desert journey will start earlier in Marrakech, after having your breakfast, we will pick you up at your hotel and start the small group tour. Then, we cross the High Atlas Mountains through Tizi N Tichka. In other words, there will be a plenty of stops to enjoy the views landscape with Berber villages. Moreover, we continue our trip to Hollywood of Morocco. There are a lot of great movies are filmed like the Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia. Above all, we will stop to explore Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, listed under UNESCO since 1987. After that, we visit Ouarzazate city, former place of the Glaoui Thami, Kasbah Taourirt. Certainly, we continue on to Kelaat M’Gouna in the Valley of Roses and Dades valley  where we spend the night. 335 KM.

Desert trip from Marrakech and back in 4 days to Erg Chebbi dunes
Ait Ben Haddou UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 & International movies filmed here! Lawrence of Arabia, The Jewel of the Nile, The Mummy, Gladiator and Game of Thrones.

Firstly, we will continue our Morocco desert trip to Erg Chebbi dunes. So, our first stop will be at Todra Gorges where we will have the opportunity to hike through canyons road and stretche your legs. Next, we will continue our shared Sahara trip to Merzouga. After that, we continue on via beautiful Ksars. For example, Tinjdad, Mellab and Touroug where we will stop for lunch. However, we visit Erfoud, Museum of marble and fossils. Therefore, we drive to Erg Chebbi and Merzouga real desert for camping. Then, we will experience camel trekking and overnight stay in tent facing the sunset views at top of dunes. 290 KM.

We will wake up early to enjoy the sunrise and ride camel back. After that, we will have our own time to take a fresh shower and prepare for the rest of the day journey. Then, we will pass through Rissani, the ancient city of Morocco. We visit ksours and its local Market. Moreover, we will enjoy the beautiful Draa Valley with its millions palm trees. On the way, there are Alnif, Nkoub and Agdz, means resting place, is located along the old caravan route linking Marrakech to Timbuktu ending our journey in Ouarzazate. 360 KM.

Ouarzazate is nacknamed as the Hollywood of Africa. So, the city is the gate of Sahara desert, is also a remote Hollywood, with movies including Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. There is also an interesting 19th Kasbah named Taourirt Ksar. We will stop for a visit of the famous, fortified city of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah and continue to Marrakech along the Ounila valley. Moreover, the Telouet Kasbah stands on the old caravan route towards the Sahara, between Ait Ben Haddou and Marrakech. 200 KM.

The four day trip is more accessible to experience Quad Bikes ATV in middle of Erg Chebbi desert, if you intend to drive over the dunes.

We mostly offer Cooking classes for people who intend to taste Moroccan or countryside food as your lunch on third day.

If you are a wild adventurous person and would like to stay longer in Sahara desert, you still have the option to enjoy Erg Chebbi dunes.

We basically go with first option, unless we have extra travellers to make medium group.
  • 4 – 6 pax / 225 € per person.
  • 7 – 9 pax / 175 € per person.
  • 10 – 12 pax / 165 € per person.