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6-Day Desert Adventure From Marrakech

Looking for an adventure of a lifetime? Look no further than our 6-day desert adventure from Marrakech! This unforgettable journey takes you through some of Morocco's most stunning landscapes, as you explore the majestic Atlas Mountains, ride camels across the vast Sahara Desert, camp under the stars, and visit ancient Kasbahs.

Your adventure begins in Marrakech, where you'll meet your expert guide and set off toward the High Atlas Mountains. Along the way, you'll visit local Berber villages, discover hidden waterfalls, and learn about the region's rich history and culture.

Next, you'll venture into the Sahara Desert, where you'll spend two nights camping under the stars. Ride camels across the dunes, watch the sunset over the desert, and enjoy traditional Moroccan meals around the campfire.

As your journey continues, you'll visit the famous Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the backdrop for many Hollywood movies. You'll also explore the beautiful Dades Valley and Todra Gorge, where you can hike, swim, or simply relax and take in the stunning views.

Throughout your adventure, you'll be accompanied by an experienced guide who will ensure your safety and comfort, as well as share their knowledge of the local culture and traditions. So why wait? Book your 6-Day Desert Adventure From Marrakech now and experience the beauty and wonder of Morocco like never before!

6-Day Desert Adventure From Marrakech

A 6-day desert adventure from Marrakech can be an incredible journey filled with stunning landscapes, cultural experiences, and desert exploration. Here's a suggested itinerary for your desert adventure:


Day 1

Marrakech To Ouarzazat

On day 1 of the tour, you'll depart at 8:30 am from your hotel or the Marrakech Menara airport. The journey starts with a scenic drive through the High Atlas mountains via the Tizi N'Tichka pass, with opportunities to stop and appreciate the stunning views. If you like, you can also visit an argan oil cooperative to learn about the production process and health benefits of this Moroccan product. Next, you'll head to Ait Ben Haddou, a village famous for its Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the location for movies such as Gladiator and The Jewel of the Nile. Lunch will be in the village, followed by a visit to Ouarzazate, also known as the Hollywood of Morocco and the gateway to the desert. Here, you can explore the city and visit the movie studios if you're interested. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.

Day 2

Ouarzazat to Merzouga

On Day 2, after breakfast, the tour continues towards the Merzouga desert. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to admire the adobe kasbahs and Berber villages and marvel at the valley's natural beauty. After lunch in Alnif, you'll arrive at the impressive Merzouga dunes. After a hospitality tea, you'll leave your unnecessary luggage at the hotel and take a camel ride for about an hour and a half to the foot of the Great Dune, where you'll witness a breathtaking sunset. Dinner and overnight stay will be at a Berber camp in a tent under the stars.

Day 3

Explore Merzouga desert

On Day 3, you'll wake up before dawn to witness the sunrise over the dunes. After a refreshing shower and breakfast, you'll visit Khamlia, a village whose inhabitants are from Mali, and enjoy a cup of tea while listening to a concert of Gnawa music. Next, you'll head to Rissani, the ancient capital, and visit the Mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif and the bustling market. You'll also have the opportunity to taste a Berber pizza. Back at the hotel, you'll have a free afternoon to climb the dunes and enjoy a romantic sunset. After dinner, you can expect a show with Berber drums. Dinner and overnight stay will be at a hotel facing the desert dunes.

Day 4

Merzouga desert to Dades Gorges

On Day 4, you'll visit the Todra Gorges, pass through Erfoud to visit the fossilized marble factory, and then continue to the palm of Touroug and Tinejdad. The Todra Gorges is a unique place with enormous vertical walls, making it a paradise for climbers. Lunch will be at the Gorges, followed by free time to walk and admire the beauty of the area. In the afternoon, you'll continue to the Dades Valley through Boumalne and visit the Dades Gorge. Dinner and overnight stay will be at a nice hotel near the Dades River.

Day 5

Dades Gorges To Marrakech

On Day 5, after breakfast, you'll embark on a journey through a path with many different kasbahs. You'll also visit the Valley of Roses, the great palm grove of Skoura, and the Kasbah of Taourirt, the former residence of Glaoui Pacha Marrakech. On the way back to Marrakech, you'll stop at the Tizi Ntichka mountain pass to enjoy the stunning views. You'll arrive in Marrakech around 5 pm, with dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 6

Transfer To the airport

On the last day of the tour, Day 6, you'll have free time in Marrakech before being transferred to the airport according to your flight schedule.

  •  Private transport (4WD or Minivan)
  •  English-speaking tour driver
  •  Accommodations 
  •  Breakfast & Dinner
  • Entry fees to the historical sites
  •  Lunch & Dinner
  •  Beverages