Marrakech desert trip

3-day Marrakech desert trip to Erg Lihoudi

4x4 Morocco desert tour 3 days to visit the Sahara

Marrakech desert trip to Erg Lihoudi

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1st day of this Morocco desert tour from Marrakech

The first day of this 3-day Morocco desert tour is for the journey from Marrakech to Agdz.

This Marrakech trip to the Sahara begins by crossing the Atlas Mountains. There are so many beautiful views of the hills and peaks of the Atlas. You will also appreciate the charm of the Berber villages.

You do a stop to visit the Kasbah of Telouet before continuing towards the city of Ouarzazate. Near Ouarzazate, you will discover the Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou. The Ksar and Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou are a UNESCO heritage sites. For the curious, a visit to the movie studios near Ouarzazate is possible.

The Marrakech desert trip then continues through the Anti-Atlas Mountains. After the mountains, you enter in the beautiful Drâa Valley. This first day of the Erg Lihoudi desert tour from Marrakech ends in Agdz. It is in this Oasis of the Drâa Valley that you will spend the night in a traditional riad.

Night in a Morocco Sahara desert camp

One of the advantages of this 3-day Marrakech desert trip to the Jewish dunes (Erg Lihoudi) is to spend a night in the Sahara. Sleeping in a nomadic camp in the Moroccan desert is a great experience. The 2nd day of your tour is therefore dedicated to the journey through the Drâa Valley to the Moroccan desert.

After breakfast, you leave Adgz to descend along the Drâa Valley. Its date palm grove and the Anti-Atlas mountains offer magnificent landscapes to travelers.

During your Marrakech Sahara tour, you stop in Zagora for lunch. Then, visit artisans who make jewelry before heading to Tamgroute. The village of Tamgrout is known for its green pottery workshops, famous throughout the country.

Finally, you pass through the village of M’hamid to arrive in the dunes of Erg Lihoudi. You enjoy a camel ride for the sunset. Then, dinner and overnight in a nomadic camp in the Jewish dunes.

Marrakech desert trip to Erg Lihoudi : a new day of visits

After breakfast at the desert camp in Erg Lihoudi, we take the road to Marrakech. This 3-day Marrakech desert excursion is rich in sightseeing. You are starting a new day in southern Morocco. The journey back from the Jewish dunes takes the track in the desert. After Zagora, the route continues in the Drâa Valley. Shortly before Agdz, you stop to discover the Kasbah of Tamnougalt and the magnificent view of the palm grove. You cross the Anti-Atlas route.

The journey then passes through Ouarzazate where you take the time to stop in front of its Kasbah. Afterwards, the path passes through the Atlas Mountains. Arrival in Marrakech late in the afternoon.

Also discover the 3-day desert excursion to Erg Chigaga from Marrakech.

  • During this Marrakech desert tour to Erg Lihoudi, the distance is practically the same as that of the 3-day Marrakech desert excursion to M'hamid.

    Erg Lihoudi or "the Jewish dunes" are located in the desert near M'hamid.
    This is why a 3-day tour is a good option.
  • Nomadic camp at the Jewish dunes
    You will enjoy a night in the Moroccan desert.
    Activities on site: camel rides or sandsurfing.
  • Best time for the Marrakech to Erg Lihoudi desert trip
    September to end of May.

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  • Travel time per day during the Erg Lihoudi desert tour from Marrakech:
    - 1st day: about 5 hours
    - 2nd day: about 4 hours
    - 3rd day: about 8.30 hours.

    To reduce the journey per day, it is possible to organize an excursion over 4 days.
  • This desert tour from Marrakech is for living an authentic experience

    Meet the nomadic lifestyle.
    Taste real desert tea.
    In the evening, enjoy musical entertainment around the fire and the starry sky.
    Let yourself be lulled by the rhythm of Saharawi music and songs.
  • Highlights of this tour in the Moroccan desert
    The camel ride for the sunset and the discovery of the landscapes of the Sahara at the beautiful Jewish dunes.


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