With this 4 days small group Morocco desert tour from Marrakech, you will be able to explore Morocco’s Sahara desert at ease with the comfort of an A/C deluxe minibus and ensuite private rooms and desert camps.
Shared 4 days desert tour from Marrakech itinerary map
4 days budget shared Morocco desert tour from Marrakech
DAY 1 | Marrakech – Zagora
Your 4 days budget shared Morocco desert tour
from Marrakech will start with an early pick up from your hotel or riad and drive across the High Atlas Mountains past Berber villages in the middle of nowhere. Upon arrival at the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait Benhaddou
, we will have some time at leisure to explore the Kasbah before we continue to Ouarzazate for lunch.
Early in the afternoon, we will proceed to the oasis of Agdez,, from where we will start driving along Draa River dotted with hundreds of thousands of date palm trees and fortified Kasbahs
Upon arrival at Ouarzazate, you will have a choice between spending the night at a cosy guest house in Zagora oasis, or at a Sahara desert camp at the outskirts of the oasis in the middle of the sand dunes with a camel trek
DAY 2 | Zagora – Merzouga
After breakfast at your Sahara desert camp
or in your guest house, we will cross the volcanic peaks of the Anti Atlas Mountains past lost oases to the village of Alnif, where we will stop for lunch.
Early in the afternoon, we woill continue to Merzouga
, where our camel caravans will be waiting for us to ride across Erg Chebbi sand dunes while admiring a dramatic sunset over the color changing sand dunes.
We will reach our Sahara desert camp hidden between the sand dunes just before it gets dark.
After some time at leisure to settle in your private camp, a Moroccan dinner will be served under the stars, next to a camp fire while entertained by your noomad cam hosts playing their Tam Tam drums.
DAY 3 | Merzouga – Boumalne Dades
If you wish, your Sahara desert camp hosts will wake you up to watch the surise in the middle of nowhere.
After breakfast, we will drive to the holly town of Rissani, the birth place of the Alaouite Dynasty who are ruling Morocco since early 16th century.
From here, we will proceed to Tinghir, one of the largest oases in the region, from where we will diviate into a secondary road along Todgha river to the spectacular canyons of Todgha
. We will have some time at leisure to adimire the views and have lunch at one of the local cafés before we proceed in the afternoon to Boumalne Dades.
Dinner and overnight at your Dades hotel.
DAY 4 | Boumalne Dades – Marrakech
After breakfast, we will drive up to the Dades canyons enjoying some spectacular views of fortified Kasbahs and amazing rock formations before we continue to Ouarzazate via Klaa Mgouna
, known for its Damascus roses
Upon arrival at Ouarzazate, we will have some time at leisure for lunch at a local café before we continue to Marrakech crossing the High Atlas Mountains
Your budget shared 4 days desert tour from Marrakech will end with a drop off at your hotel or the nearest point to your riad.
: Modified itinerary if less than 5 participants
Day 1 : Marrakech – Zagora
Day 2 : Zagora – Boumaln Dades
Day 3 : Boumaln Dades – Merzouga
Day 4 : Merzouga – Marrakech