marrakech to m'hamid tour

Marrakech to M'hamid tour 3 days

Sahara tour from Marrakech to discover the Moroccan desert!

Marrakech to M’hamid tour 3 days

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Excursion Marrakech to M’hamid tour: from the Atlas to the Draa Valley

The first day of this Marrakech desert excursion makes you explore different landscapes.

You start by crossing the curves of the High Atlas on the road to the Great Moroccan South… We go through the Tizi’n’Tichka pass which rises to more than 2,000 meters above sea level. This first part of the trip is ideal for discovering the magnificent landscapes of the Atlas Mountains. An essential stopping point of this trip is the visit of the Kasbah of Telouet.

After a lunch in the mountains, you will arrive in Ouarzazate. It is a charming city in southern Morocco. We stop to see the Kasbah of Ouarzazate and visit the movie studios.

Once these visits are over, you take the direction of the Anti-Atlas which rises in all its majesty. Its colors announce arid places, the desert is not very far away… We enter the beautiful Draa Valley. You will cross its palm grove to M’hamid during this Marrakech desert tour. Your journey to the Sahara stops in Agdz where you will spend the first night.

Marrakech Sahara tour: the desert of M’hamid

After breakfast, you hit the road with your guide. You continue your journey in the beautiful Draa Valley and its palm grove from Agdz to the city of Zagora. We take a break in Zagora for lunch in one of the local restaurants. The road then continues to the village of Tamegroute. We stop there to visit the Koranic library. Or the green pottery workshops known throughout the country.

After the visits to Tamegrout, this Marrakech to M’hamid tour 3 days continue to the village of M’hamid. Finally, the sand of the Sahara stretches out in front of you! You only have to travel a few more kilometers on the track to arrive at the camp. The nomadic camp is located in the dunes.

You leave for a camel tour at sunset. The Sahara extends all around you… On your return to the camp, enjoy delicious dinner prepared on site by your hosts. You then enjoy an evening around the fire. During this 3-day Marrakech Sahara excursion, you will discover the music of the nomads. Overnight in a tent in the Moroccan desert. It is a very original experience for your holidays in Morocco.

Visit of Aït Ben Haddou and return to Marrakech

The next day, after breakfast, you leave for Marrakech. If you get up early you can enjoy the sunrise over the dunes. The show is unique. You will then go up through the Drâa Valley towards Zagora. Lunch is planned in Agdz, a charming little village in this Valley.

Before heading back to the High Atlas and Marrakech, you will enjoy a visit to the Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou. The Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou is appreciated by travelers for the beauty of its architecture. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also a magnificent natural site.

After this beautiful discovery, you begin the return to Marrakech through the Atlas Mountains. The arrival in the pink city is scheduled for the end of the day.

Also discover the Merzouga desert trip from Marrakech 3 days. For a more comfortable trip, you can opt for a 4-day Marrakech Sahara tour.

  • Departure in the morning around 8 AM.
    You do not have to move, your guide will pick you up at your hotel!
  • The distance between Marrakech and Zagora is 350 km, about 7 hours.
    This is the reason why several stops and breaks are planned on the road.
  • In M'hamid, you will meet with Sahrawi nomads. They will be your guests in our Morocco desert camp.

    They will also accompany you during your camel ride or 4x4 excursion in the desert. They know better than people the Sahara! This desert tour Marrakech will be the opportunity to also get to know the nomadic culture.

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  • Did you know that every dromedary has its name? And his character too!

    Camels are very intelligent animals.
  • In the desert of M'hamid, you can practice the quad biking.

    It is possible to organize an hour ride during your Morocco desert tour.
    There is also the option for a buggy tour.
  • Idea for your desert trip

    Every year, in October or November, takes place in M'hamid El Ghizlane, Taragalte festival.

    The festival brings together nomads and many curious travelers.
    Several groups of music participate.

    If you plan a Marrakech desert tour at this time of the year, you can enjoy music and this cultural event.

    Another idea you can practice all time : visit the Kasbahs of M'hamid or its palm grove.


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