Morocco Sahara desert tour from Marrakech
Private 4-day Sahara desert tour to Zagora and Merzouga.
You will get the chance to explore the majestic Sahara desert, and indulge in new experiences that will show you the true colors of Morocco. On this Morocco Sahara desert tour from Marrakech, you’ll follow the path of the ancient camel caravans as you travel through Morocco’s wonders. Wonders that will leave you speechless, places like Draa Valley and its surrounding Kasbahs and oases will definitely take your breath away. Moreover; you will also cross the massif of volcanic origin and feast your eyes on the gorgeous Anti-Atlas Mountains. Interestingly, this mountain has a height that reaches 3,304 meters. You will trek your way through the desert, and discover what true nomads lived like. We’ll take you to see what Morocco has to offer, and Hollywood’s Hollywood, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
Here are our Morocco Sahara desert tour from Marrakech highlights:
-You’ll cross the Tizi-n-Tichka pass.
-You will have the chance to visit the Valley of Roses in Kalaat Mgouna, which is known for its annual festival of Roses.
-Signature Morocco will take you through the road of 1001 Kasbahs.
-You will be taken to visit the Dades Gorge.
-Your tour guide will fill you in on Monkey toes, a rock formation that’s just unbelievable.
-A guided camel ride in the vast, golden desert.
-Overnight at our secure Berber desert camp.
-Visit Morocco’s Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, known for being home to various Hollywood blockbusters.
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English-speaking tour guide and driver.
4x4 air-conditioned transportation.
Hotel La Fibule de Draa ensuite on your first night. Your evening meal and breakfast are included on your Morocco Sahara desert tour from Marrakech.
Guided camel ride through the golden desert.
A private, air-conditioned ensuite on your third night. Hotel Babylon or Auberge Panorama. Evening meal and breakfast included on your Morocco Sahara desert tour from Marrakech.
Drop off to your accommodation in Marrakech.
6-hour drive from Marrakech to Zagora.
Firstly, your Signature Morocco tour guide will pick you up from your accommodation in the early morning, precisely at 7:30 am. Then you will start your journey by going through the mesmerizing Atlas mountains. Additionally, your Signature Morocco driver will be using the scenic route of Tizi-n-Tichka. Once you lay your eyes on a 2260 meters high mountain, that’s your cue to whip out your camera and start making people back home jealous.
You will have frequent stops along the way to stretch out your legs and do some amazing photography. Upon arrival at Ouarzazate, you will visit the Taourirte Kasbah where you’ll have a delicious lunch and continue on with your journey heading towards Zagora after that.
As you travel along, you will start to notice henna plantations on the side of the road and endless fields of corn and vegetables. And if you’re a fan of graffiti, then you’ll surely be amazed at the graffiti on the rocks at Tinzoulineto. Above all; the huge oasis at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains that run-off from the Draa River will be like a feast for your eyes. However, you might like this place so much - you wouldn't want to leave.
You will have your evening meal in Zagora and you will overnight there. Day 2, here we come.
6-Hour drive from Zagora to Merzouga.
You will drive past beautiful oases that are situated in the middle of nowhere, and you’ll also cross the volcanic peaks of the anti-Atlas Mountains.
You’ll have some rest at the oasis of Alnif and grab a delicious lunch before continuing on with your journey to Merzouga. Once there, you’ll meet up with your camel caravan and spend a gorgeous night beneath the starlit skies of the desert.
You will have a guided camel trek once you’re in the desert. You’ll witness a gorgeous sunset that will magically lead you to our secure Berber desert camp.
Our Berber desert camp is equipped with every necessity, and you’ll surely enjoy spending your night there. The feast, the nomadic music, and the cozy bonfire will all play a vital role in your relaxation process. You will unwind and have soul cleansing moments when you’re there.
6-hour drive from Merzouga to Dades.
After having a delicious breakfast at our secure Berber desert camp, you will head towards Tinghir, where you’ll have a leisurely lunch. You will be traveling along the 10001 Kasbahs and pass gorgeous oases and mesmerizing rivers that will pump life into your soul. After reaching Tinghir, where you’ll rest for while as you’re having a delicious lunch, you will travel through Dades Valley. By doing so, you will pass some Berber villages and fortified Kasbahs that make more than half of this place’s history.
You’ll catch a beautiful sunset at Dades Gorge and head back to your hotel.
You will have some time to enjoy a delightful evening meal and settle in for the evening.
6-hour drive from Dades to Marrakech.
After having your usual delicious breakfast, you will follow the Valley of the roses heading towards Kalaa Megouna. You will then visit the rose-water ladies' cooperative. Once there, you will learn how the local manufacturers produce rose-water perfumes. This place smells heavenly, and you wouldn’t want to leave it. We know we don’t.
You will then head towards one of the biggest oases in the south, Skoura Oasis.
If the time allows, you will pay one of the Kasbahs a visit before leaving for Ouarzazate where you’ll have your Moroccan lunch.
You begin your journey back to Marrakech in the afternoon taking you, once again, through the gorgeous Tizi-n-Tichka pass. Your Signature Morocco driver and tour guide will drop you off at your accommodation in Marrakech.