Private desert trip from Marrakech - 4 Days

Head out from Marrakech to explore the Moroccan Sahara Desert. Enjoy a drive that takes you along the Draa Valley to its oases, ride a camel while enjoying the dramatic sunset over Erg Chebbi, spend a night under the stars at a desert camp, and much more.

Cross the High Atlas Mountains to Morocco’s Sahara Desert on this 4-day tour. Visit Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, a World Heritage Site, and make stops to explore lush green oases, canyons, and gorges. Enjoy camel rides and spend a night under the stars at a desert camp.

Day 1
Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate( 4 hours drive )

Your Marrakech to Fes Morocco Desert Trip will depart from your hotel or riad at 07h30 AM to Ouarzazate through Tizi Ntichka pass and the high Atlas Mountains. Numerous stops will be made along the way. Visit the UNESCO world heritage Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, which was also served as a set for various Hollywood blockbusters. We continue to Ouarzazate we reach your small hotel located in Ouarzazate.

Dinner and overnight.

Day 2
Day 2: Ouarzazate – Dades/ Or Tinghir ( 7 hours drive )

wake early and take breakfast to watch the beautiful sunrise and visit Kasbah Taourirte before lunch ( At leisure ). In the afternoon, we drive to Boumalne Dades via the Valley of the Roses before we reach your small hotel located in Dades Valley.

Dinner and overnight.

Day 3
Day 3: Dades/Or Tinghir – Merzouga ( 4 hours drive )

After breakfast, today’s journey will start by driving along the road of 1001 Kasbahs to Tinghir oasis. You will be enjoying the amazing scenery along the way of the remaining of fortified villages that were hosting the caravan roads until early 2Oth century. Upon arrival at Tinghir, which was a military post during the French occupation, we will deviate into a secondary road to the oasis. Feel free to walk next to the stream and watch the locals farming and herding their cattle. You walk will end at one of the magnificent scenes of your tour: Todgha Gorges. After lunch at one of the local cafés, we continue to Rissani, which is one of the holiest towns in Morocco as the actual dynasty ruling Morocco ‘’ The Alaouites ‘’ is originated here, and its founder is buried locally. Rissani is also famous as a starting point of the ancient caravan roads crossing the Sahara desert all the way to Tombouctou.

From here, we will cross some rocky terrain all the way to Merzouga, where our camel caravan will be waiting for us. Enjoy a camel ride over Erg Chebbi dunes to watch an amazing sunset, before we return to our Sahara desert camp, nestled in the middle of nowhere.

Enjoy dinner under the stars while entertained by our local nomads hosts playing their drums all night.

Day 4
Day 4: Merzouga – Marrakech( 10 hours drive )

If you wish, your desert camp hosts will wake you up early for a sunrise watch.

After breakfast, we will start our drive to Ouarzazate, where we will have lunch and continue to Marrakech.

Your 3 days desert trip from Marrakech will end at your riad or hotel late in the afternoon.


  • Modern, air-conditioned minibus
  • English and French speaking driver/guide
  • Camel trekking in the Zagora desert
  • Camel trekking in Erg Chebbi
  • Overnight in a standard Zagora desert camp (private tent with proper bedding and shared facilities), with dinner and breakfast
  • Overnight at a small 3-star hotel in the Dades Valley in a private ensuite room, with dinner and breakfast
  • Overnight in a standard Zagora desert camp (private tent with proper bedding and shared facilities), with dinner and breakfast.

Not Includes

  • ocal guides
  • Admission fees (if any)
  • Lunches on the way
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Private desert trip from Marrakech
Price From EUR  160/person
Group Discount Available
Group Discount Guide
Cost Per Adult Traveler:
160 EUR
Total 160 EUR

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