Marrakech desert tour

Are you looking for someone who can help you experience a Marrakech Desert TourMarrakech Desert Tour based on your preferences and schedule? We have 20 years of experience in designing Marrakech toursMarrakech tours in the desert, in the mountains, and inside the city for our patrons. We combine our local knowledge of Marrakech with your priorities to design a unique experience for every tourist.

If you’re flying from abroad, you’ll be happy to know that the Menara airport in Marrakech is an international airport that services direct flights to and from all major European cities, as well as Casablanca in Morocco. Direct flights between North America and Marrakech are also being planned in 2024

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The African continent has the largest hot desert in the world – the Sahara desert. It spans across 9,200,000 square kilometres of Northern Africa.

Besides stretches of sand that never seem to end, the desert has many interesting sights for tourists like sand dunes, oases, and mirages. It also offers several activities like camel back riding, quad bike riding, hiking, sleeping overnight in a desert camp under the Saharan desert sky, walking on sand dunes, and watching sunrise and sunset from the desert.

It’s common for Tourists from all over the world to plan a Marrakech desert tour Marrakech desert tour  to enjoy these beautiful sights and activities.

There are several deserts near Marrakech with Jbilet Desert being the closest desert to Marrakech.

Marrakech desert day trip

A great destination for a Marrakech desert day tripMarrakech desert day trip is Affagay Desert. Its proximity to Marrakech makes it possible to visit Afagay and return to the city on the same day. Afagay Desert also has plenty of activities for tourists such as camel back riding along ancient Berber paths, quad and buggy rides, and a view of the beautiful African sunset.

Another destination is Jbilet Desert which is very close to Marrakech on the northern sidez. Jbilet Desert is known for its geological characteristics and also has regular desert activities such as hot air balloons, quad rides, camel rides, etc.

Marrakech Sahara desert tour 1 day

Merzouga, which is about 350 miles or 560 kilometres from Marrakech is the main gateway to the western Sahara from Morocco. A tour from Marrakech to Merzouga takes 9 plus hours. Even though it would be challenging to do a Marrakech Sahara desert tour 1 day to Merzouga, it makes for a great destination if you’re willing to return the next day.

For strictly single-day desert destinations, we recommend Jbilet Desert and Afagay desert which are both very close to Marrakech making it possible to return on the same day itself.

Marrakech desert tour 2 days

We have designed Marrakech desert tour 2 day packages for tourists to enjoy a nightover in a desert camp.

In our 2 Days Marrakech to Zagora desert tour, we’ll begin by car from Marrakech and first visit the UNESCO heritage site of Ait-Ben Haddou. From there, we’ll visit Oarzazate, Draa Valley, Tamgroute, the old Koranic library, the green pottery village, Azzaden valley, and finally arrive in Zagora to enjoy the sunset and stay in a nomadic desert tent.

Marrakech desert tour 3 days

We have several trips that take you on a Marrakech desert tour for 3 daysMarrakech desert tour for 3 days.

The tour from Marrakesh to Merzouga for 3 days has as its main highlights the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, enjoying the tranquillity of the Sahara desert, staying overnight at a nomad tent, and visiting places like Dades, Todra Gorges, and the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait-Ben Haddou.

Our 3 day trek to the rocky desert of Affagay is the perfect Marrakech tour desert Marrakech tour desert for combining with other activities such as quad riding, paragliding, jetskiing, etc. Other highlights of the tour include beautiful scenery, having breakfast with a local family, and a tour of the medina in Marrakech.

The 3 day tour to Erg Chigaga is designed to give tourists a chance to experience the sand dunes of Erg Chigaga. Other highlights include seeing the UNESCO world heritage site of Ait-Ben Haddou, a 16-century Tamgroute town, and travelling for some time on the old Paris-Dakar rally road.

The 3 day Marrakech to Fes desert tour has many highlights such as visiting the Tichka pass at a height of 2260 metres, Ait-Ben Haddou, Dades Valley, Todra Gorge, Draa Valley, Oarzazate, and the Atlas Mountains.

Marrakech to Fes desert tour 3 days

Fes is a very well-preserved historical town and one of the oldest cities in Morocco. We offer a Marrakech to Fes desert tour for 3 days by car.

Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour – Day 1

The tour guide, who is also an experienced driver, will pick you up from your hotel or riad in Marrakech and begin the trip by driving to the south of Morocco through the the High Atlas Mountains.

On this drive, you will cross the highest pass in Morocco – the Tichka pass – at a height of 2260 metres. This location gives tourists an excellent view of the surrounding Berber villages.

As we progress towards Fes, we will visit Ait-Ben Haddou – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – and also a favourite location of Hollywood filmmakers. Several movies such as Gladiator, The King of Heaven, and Alexander were shot here.

Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour – Day 2

On day 2, we will visit Dades Valley, Todra Gorge, and experience the local culture in Berber Villages. We’ll end the day with a 2-hour camel ride from Merzouga to the nomadic camp where you’ll enjoy a night out in the desert ensconced in a comfortable tent.

Marrakech to Fes Desert Tour – Day 3

We’ll begin day 3 by witnessing a beautiful desert sunrise and taking a camel ride back to Merzouga. After having a bath and refreshments in Merzouga, we’ll visit Draa Valley, Oarzazate, and return back to Marrakech via the Atlas Mountains.

Marrakech Tour

Most tourists plan a Marrakech tour to experience the Sahara, local culture, and the history of this Mediterranean region in north-west Africa.

A Marrakech tour offers plenty of variety and possibilities for people with different tastes. While some people prefer a Marrakech day tour Marrakech day tour, others prefer a multi-day tour from Marrakech. And just like there are options for tours of different durations, there are just as many options for destinations.

Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga

Merzouga is a small Saharan town in the southern part of Morocco near the Algerian border. It’s also known as a door to the Erg Chebbi, a vast stretch of sand dunes.

We have a pre-designed 3-day tour from Marrakech to Merzouga where we visit Ait Benhaddou and Merzouga with Merzouga being the highlight of the tour.

Marrakech Day Tour

Tourists who are short of time, prefer to plan a Marrakech day tour as opposed to a longer trip from Marrakech.

If this is your first Marrakech day trip Marrakech day trip then we suggest visiting places in the city and soaking in the history and culture of Marrakech. Along with history and culture, you’ll also get to enjoy the street food delicacies of Marrakech.

There are several places of historical significance that you can visit in Marrakech such as the Al-Badi Palace, the Saadian tombs, and the Koutoubia Mosque among others.

The Al-Badi Palace was commissioned by Sultan Al-Mansur as a reception palace to receive guests. Unfortunately, the palace is in ruins now, but it’s still a go to place for those who love history.

The Koutoubia Mosque was built by the Almohad caliph after conquering this region from the previous rulers. Its 77-metre minaret is an important landmark in Marrakech.

The Saadian tombs located in the royal Kasbah district of Marrakech are a representation of the finest Moroccan architecture because of their luxurious design.

However, if you’re looking for something more adventurous, then you can also opt for our Marrakech day tours where we take you out of the city to enjoy camel rides, quad bike rides, paragliding, hot-air balloon rides, etc.

We specialise in organising pre-defined as well as customised Marrakech tours. Please reach out to us so we can design a tour that’s most suitable for you.