sahara tour from Marrakech

4-day Sahara tour from Marrakech

Marrakech desert tour to M'hamid

4-day Sahara tour from Marrakech to M’hamid

4-day Sahara tour from Marrakech to M’hamid – Morocco desert tour from Marrakech 4 days – M’hamid desert tour from Marrakech – 4×4 Marrakech to Sahara tour – Marrakech desert tour 4 days

From Marrakech to the Drâa Valley

Here is the program for your first day of this Morocco desert trip from Marrakech!

The departure is in the morning. You leave by 4×4 towards the South. For this, you take the route that passes through the beautiful Atlas Mountains. The road winds through the mountains and you can enjoy panoramic views along the way. Small Berber villages in the mountains add charm to your trip to the Moroccan desert. During this Marrakech to M’hamid desert tour, you also stop to visit the Kasbah of Telouet.

At noon, lunch on the way. This Sahara tour from Marrakech continues to Ouarzazate. You take a tour of the town’s Kasbah and can also stop to visit the movie studios. The surroundings of Ouarzazate have served as settings for many well-known films.

Then, head towards the Anti-Atlas mountains through which the road to the Drâa Valley passes. The arid landscapes on the mountains are splendid. You stop in the beautiful village of Agdz where you will spend the first night, in a small charming riad.

Sahara tour from Marrakech to M’hamid : night in a Morocco desert camp

The second day of this Morocco desert tour to M’hamid begins with breakfast at the riad. You then leave for the Drâa Valley. You can admire the beautiful views of the palm grove and the Anti-Atlas mountains. Small villages follow one another throughout the trip. You arrive around noon in Zagora. Lunch is planned in this charming town in South Morocco. The town of Zagora is not far from the first dunes of the Sahara…

We move forward and make a stop in the village of Tamgroute to visit the Koranic library and the pottery workshops. Tamgroute green ceramics are known throughout the country. After this stop, your 4-day Marrakech desert tour will take you to M’hamid. You are in the Sahara! You enjoy a night in a nomadic tent in the dunes, in a quiet place.

3rd day of this M’hamid desert tour from Marrakech: night in the Erg Chigaga great dunes

After the night in a M’hamid desert camp, this Sahara tour from Marrakech starts with a tasty breakfast at the camp.

Then, you leave in 4×4 on the track in the desert towards the great dunes of Erg Chigaga. You stop for lunch at the Sacred Oasis. Enjoy a relaxing break in the desert. Then, you advance in 4×4 towards Erg Chigaga. These dunes are also called “the sea of ​​sand”. In the afternoon, you enjoy welcoming moment at the Erg Chigaga desert cami before taking a camel ride for the sunset. A delicious dinner will await you at the camp and a musical evening around a fire. Vibrate to the rhythm of the djembes under the starry sky of the Sahara! The night is spend in a nomadic camp in the dunes of Erg Chigaga.

4×4 Sahara tour from Marrakech 4 days : return via Aït Ben Haddou

The 4th day of the M’hamid desert tour from Marrakech is dedicated to the return to the red city.

You leave Erg Chigaga on the track towards Foum Zguid. After passing Foum Zguid, you advance towards the town of Tazenakht – the “carpet capital” in Morocco. Stop to visit this town and then the route takes you to Aït Ben Haddou where you will have lunch. The Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site and you will enjoy a visit to its Kasbah with a local guide. Then, you take the road again in the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. You will arrive in the pink city around 5 PM.

For another amazing desert excursion from Marrakech to M’hamid, here is our 3-day program.

  • 2 nights in a Morocco Sahara desert camp

    The duration of this Marrakech desert tour is ideal for spending 2 nights in the Sahara.
    This 4x4 Sahara tour from Marrakech is perfect to discover the M'hamid desert but also the great dunes of Erg Chigaga.
    The Marrakech to M'hamid 4 days trip is a nice formula for those who want to enjoy the desert.

    You can also enjoy activities in the Sahara such as sandboarding (in Erg Chigaga) or a quad biking tour.

    Another highlight of this Morocco desert tour: lunch in the middle of the desert, at the Sacred Oasis.

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  • Hike in the Moroccan desert
    The 4-day M'hamid desert tour from Marrakech also allows you to do a camel trek in the Sahara on the 3rd day (it is available only on request, we can personalize your trip to the Moroccan desert).

    The camel trekking in the Sahara is very popular activity. It is an authentic experience to discover the nomadic lifestyle.
    The hike begins in the morning. Lunch will be prepared by the nomads in the middle of the desert.
  • Spend a night in Aït Ben Haddou
    For those who prefer to spend just one night in the desert, the 3rd night can be organized in Aït Ben Haddou in a charming riad.
    This allows you to spend less time in the car per day.
    Our Marrakech desert tours are customizable.
  • Are you dreaming of a unique experience? Do you want to celebrate a special event?

    Nights in the Moroccan desert can be organized in luxury camp. It is a unique and unforgettable experience.
    Enjoy two nights in the Moroccan desert in a Morocco desert camp in M'hamid and Erg Chigaga.


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