Desert Tours from Marrakech, ” Sahara Highlights” – 3 days


  • 3 days / 2 nights
Minimum 2 participants / Price per person
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Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Draa Valley – Mhamid

Desert tours from Marrakech : Departing early in the morning from your riad/hotel in Marrakech, we drive through the High Atlas Mountains over the Tizin’Tichka Pass (2260 m), the highest road pass in Morocco, offering spectacular panoramic views of mountains, valleys and colorful Berber villages.

Travelling southwards,we stop on the way to visit the kasbahs of Tamnougalte and AitBenhaddou. With its UNESCO listed spectacular Kasbah, Ait Benhaddou is a famous site for Hollywood movies shooting such as Gladiator. The trip continues through the palm-lined Draa valley with a stop in Zagora for a tea break before heading towards the village of Mhamid, where you can spend the night in a typical hotel with swimming pool  Kasbah sahara services .

Day 2: Mhamid – Sacred Oasis – Chegaga sand dunes

After Breakfast, you start your exploration of the old village of M’hamid el Ghizlane, the village called situated at the End of the Civilisation with its 7 kasbahs and between the small surviving palm farms. You come back to the hotel for enjoying your lunch at the restaurant or by the refreshing pool. At 4 p.m you are transported towards the camp with 2 hours 4×4 driving along a deserted way. After getting your tent you go for a sunset experience on camel’s back. Dinner with entertainment will be served under the open sky full of stars. Night in the tent or outside under the sky.

Day 3: Chegaga sand dunes – Foum Zguid – Taznakht – Marrakech

Admire the sunrise over the dunes and enjoy breakfast before departing with 4×4 vehicles to Foum Zguid via the old Paris-Dakar road that crosses Iriqui lake. We then stop in the Berber village of Taznakht for lunch before taking the route back to Marrakech, where arrival is expected at 6:30 p.m.

What is included:

  • 3 days jeep & driver included fuel
  • 1 night in Mhamid Hotel kasbah Sahara Services
  • 1 overnight in Standar camp Erg Chegaga
  • 2 diners & 2 breakfasts
  • 2 hours Camel ride.
  • 3 Lunches.

What is excluded:

  • Drinks
  • Personal Spending