best Marrakech Desert Tours

Best Morocco Sahara Desert Tours From Marrakech

There are so many places to go on our Marrakech Desert Trips. With these best Marrakech tours, you will have the chance to see the Erg Chebbi dunes, the desert of Zagora, the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and Dades gorges, and have the opportunity to go sandboarding.

When you book a camping overnight tour, you will spend the night sleeping in the largest desert in Merzouga. The Erg Chebbi dunes are known for their beauty, especially at night. At the camp, you can sit and enjoy the music and tea in our comfortable camp. Participate in the sunset camel trek and explore stunning sand dunes.

The traditional nomadic camp in the middle of the Merzouga desert will make you feel like you have gone back in time and you are traveling with the Berber nomads. The camp is one of the most important parts of the trip and many who are on our guided tour rave about the campsite at the end of the trip. You can look out into the magical night and see all of the tiny stars kissing the Moroccan sky.

Each tour included in our Sahara Desert tours, as well as our private tours, a well-trained guide that can answer your every question and an experienced driver who knows their way to roads and highways. Our private tours from Marrakech to the desert can be tailored to fit your idea of a perfect adventure.

Don’t put yourselves into hours drive to handle parking and get in line. Book one of our best Marrakech desert tours; all you need to do is keep extra money for shopping stops! We will handle everything! We have our private transportation, so the vehicles the tour uses will never leave to go somewhere else while you are at a stop. You can leave your personal belongings on the bus or van. Save yourself hours of driving and weaving yourself in and out of traffic.

Marrakech to Merzouga Desert Tours

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Yes, you can embark on a desert trip from Marrakech, which is one of our most sought-after experiences. Our tours offer a journey through Morocco’s breathtaking landscapes, including the Erg Chebbi dunes, the Zagora desert, the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and Dades Gorges. With activities like sandboarding and camel treks at sunset, plus overnight camping in the Merzouga desert, you’re in for an unforgettable adventure. Our experienced guides and private transportation ensure a seamless and enriching travel experience directly from Marrakech.

The closest desert to Marrakech is the Agafay Desert. Located just about an hour’s drive away, Agafay offers a stark, moon-like landscape that contrasts sharply with the lushness of Marrakech. While it lacks the traditional sand dunes of the Sahara, its rocky terrain provides a quick and accessible desert experience, complete with camel rides, quad biking, and luxury desert camps for overnight stays. It’s an ideal option for those short on time but eager to experience the desert ambiance near Marrakech.

The cost of a desert tour from Marrakech can vary widely depending on several factors, including the duration of the tour, the type of accommodation (standard or luxury camps), and the activities included. On average, a basic 3-day tour to places like the Erg Chebbi dunes may start from around $150 to $250 per person, which typically includes transportation, accommodation, meals, and activities such as camel trekking. Prices can increase for tours that offer more luxury accommodations or additional activities. For the most accurate and up-to-date pricing, it’s best to contact us directly.

The best desert tour from Marrakech often includes visiting the Erg Chebbi dunes near Merzouga, known for its breathtaking beauty and the authentic desert experience they offer. These tours usually span 3 days, allowing for a comprehensive journey through the Atlas Mountains, visits to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and the Dades Gorges, with a memorable camel trek at sunset into the Sahara Desert. The highlight for many is spending a night under the stars at a traditional Berber camp, enjoying local music and cuisine. This tour balances adventure, cultural immersion, and relaxation, making it a highly recommended choice for travelers seeking to explore the Moroccan desert’s majesty.

The tour from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert, specifically to the popular Erg Chebbi dunes near Merzouga, takes approximately 9 to 10 hours by car. This duration can vary based on the specific itinerary of the tour, including stops at scenic and historical sites along the way, such as the High Atlas Mountains, Ait Benhaddou, and various Berber villages. The travel time is part of the adventure, offering a glimpse into Morocco’s diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage.