6 days/5 nights Tours From Marrakech – Desert Tours
Tours From Marrakech
Marrakech Desert Tours start by crossing the High Atlas Mountains, and Tizi N’Tichka pass (2260M), then we visit the Unesco Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, cross Tizi-N’Tinfifite (1660m), and reach Zagora via many villages and gardens.
Then Erg Chigaga, where you have a chance to enjoy a camel ride, sunset, and sunrise in the desert of Erg Chigaga.
After that, we will cross about 90 km off-road and pass from Foum Zguid, and then through Taznakht, a Berber town known for its hand women Berber rugs and carpets, then Taroudant, Agadir, Essaouira, and finally back to Marrakech to end our adventure tour of 6 days from Marrakech.
- Start our Tours from Marrakech.
- Tamegroute, with its famous Coran Library, and pottery manufacture.
- Erg Chigaga dunes (300 M) with about 60 Km of off-road driving.
- Have the chance to experience sandboarding and camel riding.
- Sing Berber music under a sky full of stars.
- The night will be spent in a tent at Erg Chigaga.
- Taznakht is well-Known for its Berber carpets and rugs.
- The road will take us to the wonderful Essaouira.
- Explore the city of Essaouira.
- Finally, get back to Marrakech.
- end our Marrakech desert tour in Marrakech.
Itinerary for our Marrakech Desert Tours
Day 1: Marrakesh-High Atlas-Ait Benhaddou-Ouarzazate-Boumalne Dades 6 Hours
At 08:00, we will pick you up from your hotel/Riad and begin our Marrakech Desert Tours, then travel to the verdant valley of Dades.
We drive through the Atlas Mountains and over Tizi N’Tichka Pass at 2.260 m, which offers spectacular panoramic views of mountains, valleys, and colorful Berber villages.
Then, towards the Unesco-listed Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, the fortified Ksar with its beautiful Kasbahs.
Ait Benhaddou has served as a natural backdrop for many movie producers. Then we cross the river to the other side to discover the ksar.
After traveling south to Ouarzazate, also known as the Hollywood of Africa for its Atlas Film Studios where several blockbuster movies were shot, then continue south to Kelaat Mgouna, the town of roses, and reach the Dades valley, overnight at Hotel dinner and breakfast.
Day 2: Boumalne Dades-Ikniouane-N’qob-Draa Valley-Zagora-M’hamid 5 Hours
After breakfast at the hotel, our journey starts through dramatic rock on the road to Tizi N’Tazazart, The tours from Marrakech continue to the palms of the Draa valley and its many Berber villages in Zagora. We drive to Tamegroute, with its famous Coran Library, and pottery manufacture.
After that, we will reach M’hamid and have dinner and breakfast at the camp where we will spend the night in a tent.
Day 3: M’hamid-Sacred Oasis-Erg Chigaga 2 Hours
After breakfast, we continue our tours from Marrakech to the Erg Chigaga dunes (300 M) with about 60 Km of off-road driving. This route passes different features of the desert: Erg, Reg, Hamada, and the Oasis. These dunes are far away from civilization, in the desert proper, and the silence and the expanse of the sand are overwhelming. You also have the chance to experience sandboarding and camel riding. After dinner, we gather around the fire to sing Berber music under a sky full of stars. The night will be spent in a tent at Erg Chigaga.
Day 4: Erg Chigaga-Iriki Lake-Foum Zguid-Taznakhte-Taliouine-Taroudant 7 Hours
Wake up early to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes and breakfast before the tour takes us through another 90 km (off-road) of the desert with changing landscapes, then Iriki Lake, the mountains, amazing fossils, and the first village in Foum Zguid.
From here, we drive over paved roads via the town of Taznakht, which is well-known for its Berber carpets and rugs.
After traveling through Taliouine, famed for its Safran products, the road continues to Taroudant, dinner, and a stay at a hotel.
Note: you can change or edit your Marrakech Desert Tours to suit your interests.
Day 5: Taroudant – Agadir – Essaouira 4 Hours
After enjoying breakfast in a hotel in Taroudant, we head toward Essaouira, then we pass by the high Atlas Mountains while admiring the unique trees of Argan famous for growing only in this region of the world. The road will take us to the wonderful Essaouira, where we will spend the night at a hotel.
Day 6: Essaouira – Sid Mokhtar – Chichaoua – Marrakech 3 Hours
After breakfast, you can take a tour there to explore the city of Essaouira, with its beautiful beach and old buildings in the city. After that, we head toward Sid Mokhtar and then Chichaoua to finally get back to Marrakech. End of the tours from Marrakech.
Contact us for more details about the program for the Marrakech Tours.
- Private Transportation.
- comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle.
- Pick up from your Hotel/Riad or Airport.
- Drop off at your Hotel/Riad or Airport.
- English speaking guide/driver.
- Fuel for the entire travel desert package.
- All nights’ accommodations.
- Camel trekking in the dunes.
- Sandboarding in the dunes.
- Berber music at night around the fire under the stars.
- Free stops when you want.
Questions & Answers
How far is Erg Chigaga from Marrakech on this tour?
Marrakech to Erg Chigaga (via Dades Gorge) distance is 657 Km (409 Miles) of Road and 50 Km (31 miles) off-road.
How far is Marrakech from Erg Chigaga?
Erg Chigaga to Marrakech (via Taznakht and Essaouira) distance is 90 Km (55 miles) off-road and Km 715 (444 miles) Road.
Are bathrooms in a tent in Sublime desert camp at Erg Chigaga?
You will have bathrooms and a shower outside and shared.
Are there showers at the desert camp?
Yes, the Shower is shared and is located outside your tent with hot showers.