Marrakech Desert Tours

Private Marrakech Desert Trips For Spending Your Time at our luxury Desert camp

Best Marrakech Desert Tours: Luxury Morocco desert tours from Marrakech to Merzouga and Erg Chebbi dunes.(1,2,3,4,5 days desert trips & Packages). Let us plan your desert vacation in Morocco! ( The White Camp Experience ).

SAHARA DESERT TOUR PACKAGES From Marrakech

Marrakech desert tours 1 day

The 1 day desert tour Marrakech is a one-way transfer from the red city of Morocco to the Sahara Desert Glamping Site ( The White Camp ).

1 day tour highlights:

1 DAY MARRAKECH DESERT TOURS ITINERARY:

1 Day Transfer From Marrakech To Merzouga ( Erg Chebbi Dunes ).

An early pick-up time is scheduled for this specific day tour. You will start your long journey to the desert from Marrakech hotel/riad. The drive takes you through the striking landscape of the High Atlas Mountains passing by Ouarzazate known as the Hollywood of Africa.
continue on our road to Kalaat Mgouna, “the rose’s city” where you will have lunch. After that, we drive to Erfoud which is considered the Gateway to the Sahara desert. A few kilometers left to start enjoying your sunset camel ride over the orange dunes of Erg Chebbi( Merzouga area). You will be welcomed at the luxury desert camp have mint tea and get your tent to shower and get ready for dinner. After dinner, the staff will play local music and you get to dance around the campfire and under the stars. Sleep in your fancy tent with an ensuite bathroom and WC.

The next morning, you may want to wake up earlier to watch the sunrise on the dunes facing the camp, then have your breakfast. then prepare for your next journey.

What’s included in this Transfer From Marrakech:

Not included in this Transfer From Marrakech:

NOTE: If you plan to go back to Marrakech from the Sahara desert, or your next destination is Fes, Then, we will arrange the trip to your needs and requirements. Read the following 2 days desert trips from Marrakech.

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MARRAKECH DESERT TOURS 2 DAYS

The 2 days Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour is ideal for those who are in rush with their travels or have a short time to visit Morocco. Hurry to book this Marrakech desert tour 2 days!

2 days tour highlights:

2 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga ITINERARY:

Day 1: Marrakech – Kalaat Mgona – Merzouga ( Erg Chebbi Dunes ).

An early pick-up time is scheduled for this specific day tour. You will start your long journey to the desert from Marrakech hotel/riad. The drive takes you through the striking landscape of the High Atlas Mountains passing by Ouarzazate known as the Hollywood of Africa.
continue on our road to Kalaat Mgouna, “the rose’s city” where you will have lunch. After that, we drive to Erfoud which is considered the Gateway to the Sahara desert. A few kilometers left to start enjoying your sunset camel ride over the orange dunes of Erg Chebbi( Merzouga area). You will be welcomed at the luxury desert camp have mint tea and get your tent to shower and get ready for dinner. After dinner, the staff will play local music and you get to dance around the campfire and under the stars. Sleep in your fancy tent with an ensuite bathroom and WC.

Day 2: Merzouga – Marrakech / Fes.

This morning, you may want to wake up earlier to watch the sunrise on the dunes facing the camp, then have your breakfast. then prepare for your next journey back to Marrakech or head to Fes.

We will leave for Rissani/Erfoud – once Sijilmassa – which is the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty, the current ruling family. With most of the women veiled, and men hooded, this is a very traditional Moroccan town. We’ll continue driving towards Ouarzazate, via Alnif, Tazarine, Nkob, and Agdez; will enjoy the view of the green and lush Draa Valley which has hundreds of Berber Kasbahs; crossing the small Atlas mountains to Ouarzazate then through the famous Tizi –in-Tichka pass over the High Atlas Mountains. Arriving in Marrakech where your desert tour ends. Drop off at your Riad/hotel.

What’s included in this Desert Tour From Marrakech:

Not included in this Desert Tour From Marrakech:

NOTE: The 2 days trip from Marrakech to Merzouga can end whether in Marrakech or Fes. Request details of Day 2 if you are heading toward Fes. If you have more days available, you can check out the tour program of 3 days from Marrakech to Merzouga.

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MARRAKECH DESERT TOURS 3 DAYS

The 3 days Luxury desert tours from Marrakech to Merzouga are perfect for travelers seeking to explore and discover more attractions before their arrival at the Magical Sahara Desert Camping.

 

3 days tour highlights:

3 DAYS MARRAKECH DESERT TOURS ITINERARY:

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Boumalne Du Dades.

We will start your desert tour from Marrakesh airport/hotel/riad, in order to drive to Ouarzazate, a former caravan town on the silk and salt route in the eastern foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Ouarzazate is known as the Gateway to the Sahara desert. We will travel through the dramatic landscape of the High Atlas Mountains passing through the Berber town of Taddert and over the 2260 meters high Tizi-in-Tichka pass. Having a stop at the famous Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, 30 kilometers from Ouarzazate. The Kasbah is one of the most intriguing red earth castles lining the ancient road of the Kasbahs and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Lunch by the Kasbah and continue on our way to Dades valley via Ouarzazate. “the Hollywood of Africa”. On, through the “Road of the thousand Kasbahs”- the fascinating “sand castles”. We will continue in our journey to stop at Kalaat Mgouna, “the rose’s city” known for roses and its annual festival during the roses harvest in May, and then continue to the hotel in Dades region.

Day 2: Boumalne Du Dades – Todra Gorge – Merzouga

After breakfast in the hotel, Leaving the Dades valley towards Tineghir and the Todra valley. Watch the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Get to the Gorge and walk under the 300m high red cliff, where many Rock-climbers come to enjoy their preferred sport. Continue our trip to Erfoud where we have a lunch break; afterward, we drive toward the village of Merzouga and Erg Chebbi dunes, where your camel will be awaiting you. You will mount your camel and be guided by an experienced Camel man, to cross the vast sea sand. Watch the sunset and continue you to the luxury desert camp. Dinner and spend your night in your luxurious tent. local music around the fireplace and dance under the stars.

Day 3: Merzouga – Marrakech.

After breakfast at the camp, we will leave for Rissani – once Sijilmassa – which is the foundation of the Alaouite dynasty, the current ruling family. With most of the women veiled, and men hooded, this is a very traditional Moroccan town. We’ll continue driving towards Ouarzazate, via Alnif, Tazarine, Nkob, and Agdez; Enjoying the view of the green and lush Draa Valley which has hundreds of Berber Kasbahs; crossing the small Atlas mountains to Ouarzazate then through the famous Tizi –in-Tichka pass over the High Atlas Mountains. Arriving in Marrakech where your desert tour ends. Drop off at your Riad/hotel.

What’s included in this Desert Tour From Marrakech:

Not included in this Desert Tour From Marrakech:

NOTE: With our suggested Marrakech desert tours, you always have the chance to customize them in order to spend two nights in the Sahara desert camp. Also, you can end this trip in Fes, request this itinerary of 3 Days Marrakech to Fes desert trips.

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Frequently asked questions

Yes, you can go to the desert from Marrakech while heading to the south. Crossing the Atlas mountains ranges and travel a long distance far from Marrakech. You will start to see glimpses of sand dunes with very little vegetation. That’s where the real Sahara desert lies.

Note that the closest sea sand dunes areas from Marrakech are Erg Chebbi near Merzouga and Erg Chiggaga near Mhamid.

In case you plan to visit the real Sahara desert from Marrakech, you can check the distances from Marrakech to the desert:

  • Agafay desert (hills and mountains only): 30 km
  • Merzouga desert (Erg Chebbi highest, vast dunes): 563 km
  • Zagora desert (small and few dunes): 349 km
  • Mhamid desert (Erg Chegaga vast dunes): 447 km

As you may know, we have two main deserted areas in Morocco. Erg Chebbi ( Merzouga )and Erg Chegiga ( Mhamid )are the most visited Sahara desert in the country. The first is more popular among visitors. As travelers can access it easily and manage to see the rest of the cities in Morocco. These dunes are characterized by their heights and most beautiful colors. Is it on your bucket list?

Visiting the Sahara Desert from Marrakech can be the highlight of your trip to Morocco. Here, we refer to the main dunes in the country.  Erg Chebbi dunes ( Merzouga ) are the most visited ones. These magical sea sand are not close to Marrakech as the Agafay desert(hills and mountains)! It’s about 12 hours drive ( one way).

How do I get to the desert from Marrakech? 

The most common way to access it is by public transport (Buses or taxis) or by private tourist transport. Let’s arrange your luxury Marrakech desert tour.