10 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech

10 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech


Welcome to Morocco! Embark on an extraordinary 10-day Sahara Desert tour from Marrakech, where you’ll delve deep into the captivating landscapes, ancient cultures, and majestic dunes of the desert. This immersive adventure will take you on a journey through historic kasbahs, traditional Berber villages, and the iconic Sahara Desert, offering an unforgettable experience of Morocco’s enchanting wilderness.


Day 1: Marrakech to Ouarzazate

  • Depart Marrakech in the morning and traverse the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka Pass, enjoying panoramic vistas along the way.
  • Visit the UNESCO-listed Ait Ben Haddou, a fortified village with ancient kasbahs and a stunning desert backdrop.
  • Explore Ouarzazate, known as the “Hollywood of Morocco,” and visit the Taourirt Kasbah and the Atlas Film Studios.
  • Overnight stay in a riad or hotel in Ouarzazate.

Day 2: Ouarzazate to Skoura and Tinghir

  • Depart Ouarzazate after breakfast and explore the lush oasis of Skoura, dotted with palm groves and historic kasbahs.
  • Continue to Tinghir and marvel at the towering cliffs of Todra Gorge, a natural wonder offering excellent hiking opportunities.
  • Overnight stay in a charming guesthouse or hotel near Todra Gorge.

Day 3: Tinghir to Merzouga

  • After breakfast, journey to Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
  • Arrive in Merzouga and embark on a camel trek into the desert, traversing the golden sands to reach your desert camp.
  • Experience the magic of the Sahara as you enjoy a traditional Berber dinner under the starlit sky.
  • Spend the night camping in a traditional Berber tent.

Day 4: Merzouga Desert Experience

  • Wake up early to witness the sunrise over the dunes, capturing unforgettable moments amidst the tranquil desert landscape.
  • After breakfast, embark on a guided desert excursion, visiting nomadic Berber families and exploring hidden oases.
  • Enjoy activities such as sandboarding or quad biking on the dunes, or simply relax and soak in the serene desert atmosphere.
  • Return to your desert camp for another night under the stars.

Day 5: Merzouga to Zagora

  • Depart Merzouga after breakfast and journey to Zagora, passing through the stunning landscapes of the Draa Valley.
  • Explore the historic kasbah of Tamnougalt and visit a local pottery workshop to learn about traditional Berber craftsmanship.
  • Overnight stay in a riad or hotel in Zagora.

Day 6: Zagora to Ouarzazate

  • After breakfast, return to Ouarzazate, stopping to admire the scenic beauty of the Draa Valley along the way.
  • Visit the Taourirt Kasbah and explore the Atlas Film Studios, gaining insight into Morocco’s thriving film industry.
  • Overnight stay in a riad or hotel in Ouarzazate.

Day 7: Ouarzazate to Marrakech

  • Depart Ouarzazate and journey back to Marrakech, passing through the majestic landscapes of the High Atlas Mountains.
  • Arrive in Marrakech in the afternoon and spend the rest of the day exploring the vibrant medina and iconic landmarks.
  • Overnight stay in a riad or hotel in Marrakech.

Day 8-10: Marrakech Exploration

  • Spend the next three days exploring Marrakech at your own pace, soaking in the city’s rich culture, history, and atmosphere.
  • Visit historic sites such as the Koutoubia Mosque, Bahia Palace, and Jardin Majorelle.
  • Wander through the bustling souks, where you can shop for spices, textiles, and handicrafts.
  • Indulge in delicious Moroccan cuisine at local restaurants and experience the vibrant nightlife of Marrakech.
  • Optional excursions can be arranged to nearby attractions such as the Ourika Valley or the Atlas Mountains.

Day 11: Departure from Marrakech

  • Transfer to Marrakech Menara Airport for your departure flight, bidding farewell to Morocco with cherished memories of your Sahara Desert adventure.

Note: This itinerary is customizable, and alternative routes or additional stops can be arranged based on your preferences and time constraints. Additionally, this tour can be extended to include more days or combined with other destinations in Morocco.



  • Comfortable car with air conditioning.
  • You can stop whenever you want.
  • Pick up at hotel,Riad or wherever you want.
  • Experienced driver,  English speaking.

Fuel, tolls and all associated expenses

Not Included 

  • Noon meal. (Possibility of picnic or restaurants).
  • Drinks at meal.
  • Tips and personal miscellaneous expenses.
  • Entry fees to Monuments / Museums / Kasbahs
  • Anything not mentioned in the program