2-day marrakech desert trip

2-day Marrakech desert trip to M'hamid

Explore the Sahara during your Morocco holidays

2-day Marrakech desert trip

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Marrakech desert trip to M’hamid: from the Atlas mountains to the Drâa Valley

The 2-day Marrakech desert trip to M’hamid is a brief getaway into the Moroccan desert.

This 4×4 Marrakech desert tour is great to discover the Sahara and spend a night in a M’hamid desert camp. You start this Marrakech desert excursion 2 days early in the morning. The road passes towards the Atlas Mountains. The first part of your journey to the desert introduces you to the landscapes of the Moroccan High Atlas and its small Berber villages. You go through the Tichka pass which rises to more than 2,000 meters above sea level.

Once in the Ounila Valley, you arrive in the Ouarzazate region. You make a stop to visit the Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou and its Kasbah. This is one of the best visits to do on a Sahara desert tour from Marrakech.

This 2-day excursion from Marrakech to the Moroccan desert continues through Ouarzazate and the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Here you are in the Drâa Valley! You pass through the village of Agdz and continue towards the village of M’hamid. The palm grove in the Drâa Valley offers magnificent views. You take a break in Zagora. The next visit is the village of Tamegrout and its pottery workshops. The Sahara desert is not very far away. M’hamid is the last village at the gates of the Sahara.

You enjoy a camel ride, live music played by Nomads around a campfire. The night camp stay is in a nomadic tent. The camp in M’hamid is located in the dunes.

2nd day of this Sahara desert tour from Marrakech

The 2nd day of your Marrakech desert trip begins with breakfast at the camp in M’hamid.

You then take the road to Marrakech. Your journey passes through the Drâa Valley. Stops are done to make further visits (Kasbah of Tamnougalt, etc.), you will see the Kasbah of Ouarzazate. Then, you begin crossing the mountains before arriving in Marrakech at the end of the day.

For another great Morocco desert experience you can choose a 2-day Zagora tour from Marrakech or a 3-day Marrakech to Erg Lihoudi trip.

  • The distance between Marrakech and the M'hamid desert is approximately 8 hours by car.

    For the 2-day Marrakech to M'hamid excursion, it takes about 16 hours the round trip.

    Departure is scheduled for 8 AM from Marrakech.

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  • The advantages of this 2-day Marrakech desert tour

    - you enjoy a night in the Moroccan desert,
    - discovery of a nomadic camp and local culture,
    - musical entertainment around a campfire,
    - sunset and sunrise in the Sahara;
  • Desert tour from Marrakech 2 days

    Other options for a 2-day Morocco desert excursion from Marrakech
    - 2-day Zagora trip from Marrakech,
    - Marrakech to Erg Lihoudi tour 2 days,
    - 2-day Merzouga desert tour from Marrakech;

    These tours is perfect to spend a night in the Sahara desert Morocco, in a nomadic bivouac.


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