7 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech

7 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech


Welcome to Morocco! Embark on an extraordinary 5-day Sahara Desert tour from Marrakech, immersing yourself in the mystical landscapes, ancient cultures, and captivating beauty of the desert. This adventure will take you on a journey through breathtaking scenery, historic kasbahs, and the vast Erg Chebbi dunes, offering unforgettable experiences along the way.


Day 1: Marrakech to Ouarzazate

  • Depart Marrakech in the morning and journey through the scenic High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka Pass, enjoying panoramic views of the rugged landscape.
  • Stop at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, a fortified village with ancient kasbahs and a stunning desert backdrop.
  • Continue to Ouarzazate, known as the “Gateway to the Sahara,” and explore the Taourirt Kasbah and the Atlas Film Studios, where many famous movies were filmed.
  • Overnight stay in a riad or hotel in Ouarzazate.

Day 2: Ouarzazate to Skoura and Tinghir

  • Depart Ouarzazate after breakfast and visit the scenic oasis of Skoura, with its lush palm groves and historic kasbahs.
  • Continue to Tinghir and explore the picturesque Todra Gorge, where towering cliffs rise dramatically from the riverbed, offering breathtaking views and opportunities for hiking.
  • Overnight stay in a charming guesthouse or hotel near Todra Gorge.

Day 3: Tinghir to Merzouga

  • After breakfast, depart for Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
  • Arrive in Merzouga and meet your camel caravan for a magical trek into the desert. Enjoy a camel ride over the golden sands as the sun sets.
  • Reach your desert camp nestled in the heart of the dunes and experience the tranquility of the Sahara. Enjoy a traditional Berber dinner around the campfire, accompanied by lively music and stargazing.
  • Spend the night camping in a traditional Berber tent under the starlit sky.

Day 4: Merzouga Desert Experience

  • Wake up early to witness the sunrise over the Sahara Desert, a truly magical sight.
  • After breakfast, embark on a guided desert excursion. Visit nomadic Berber families, discover hidden oases, and learn about the desert’s flora and fauna.
  • 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 Draa Valley

  • Depart Merzouga after breakfast and travel through the stunning Draa Valley, known for its lush palm groves, ancient kasbahs, and traditional Berber villages.
  • 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 the Draa Valley.

Day 6: Draa Valley to Marrakech

  • After breakfast, depart for Marrakech, passing through the breathtaking landscapes of the High Atlas Mountains.
  • Stop for lunch in the picturesque town of Ouarzazate and visit the Taourirt Kasbah before continuing your journey.
  • Arrive back in Marrakech in the evening, where you’ll spend your final night.

Day 7: 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