4-day Sahara desert tour Marrakech

sahara desert tour marrakech

Sahara desert tour Marrakech: A private 4-day Merzouga desert trip from Marrakech city to explore Ait Benhaddou Kasbahs and Erg Chebbi dunes at Merzouga. This trip is for people who have time, with less driving each day and more time in the desert. You will get the chance to stop and enjoy impressive landscapes, the old fortified villages, and Kasbahs. It is also possible to take a short walk through a palm grove to see how farmers live on the land.

Sahara desert tour Marrakech allows you to:

– Enjoy a Camel trek, sleep in tents under the stars, and watch the sun as it rises over the dunes.

– Visit Khamlia near Merzouga, inhabited by Senegalese musicians and dancers.

– Visit the Glaoui Kasbah in Telouet, the Ait Benhaddou castle, UNESCO World Heritage site and the Ouarzazate film studios.

Itinerary of Sahara desert tour Marrakech

Day 1: Marrakech – Tichka pass 2200 m – Ouarzazate – Dades Gorges

We drive towards the spectacular Tichka pass in the high Atlas early in the morning, then to Ouarzazate. We visit Taourirt Kasbah, then take time for lunch. After driving to Dades Gorges by the Road of Thousand-Kasbahs, with beautiful views. We spend the night in a hotel near Dades gorges.

 Day 2: Dades Valley – Tenghir – Todra Gorges – Tinjdad – Erfoud – Merzouga

After breakfast, we drive from Dades gorges to Merzouga. We visit Todra gorges then go to Rissani, Erfoud, to arrive at Erg Chebbi dunes. After a short rest in the hotel, you ride camels across and desert and take beautiful photos—overnight in Berber tents.

Day 3: Merzouga – Ouarzazate – Ait Benhaddou Kasbahs

We get up early to enjoy the sunrise; then, you ride camels back to the hotel. After breakfast, we go back to Marrakech via a different road to Draa valley and then to Ouarzazate. We will have lunch then visit the cinema studio before we drive to Ait Benhaddou kasbahs, the small town one of the best-preserved. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 4: Ait Benhaddou – Telouete – Marrakech

After breakfast, we drive back to Marrakech via Ounilla Valley. After we visit the kasbah of Glaoui, we continue on the road to arrive in Marrakech. End of Sahara desert tour Marrakech. Overnight in the hotel.

Price :

Group 2 People 3 People For 4 people or more 
Price per person 420 € 350 € 320 €

Price details :

– English speaking guide/driver
– Transport ( minibus or 4×4)
– Accommodation ( 2 nights in the hotel, one night in desert camp)
– Meals (breakfast and dinner)
– Camels ride
– Free time to explore the sites such as Kasbahs, Walks, Canyons, and Breaks for photos.
– Ticket flight
– Travel insurance
– Accommodation and meals in Marrakech
– Drinks
– Lunches
– Entrance fees to Kasbahs and cinema studio
– Traditional tips

Additional Details

– The tour is available and can be arranged for groups of all sizes.

– Further discounts are available for group sizes over eight people.

– You can pay €/$/£ or Moroccan Dirhams.

A Desert tour is a great way to experience most of southern Morocco.

Photos – Sahara desert tour Marrakech

Merzouga Desert Trip, Tour from Marrakech.

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