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best 8 Days From Marrakech to Desert

8 Days Tour From Marrakech To Sahara Desert


This 8 days tour from Marrakech to desert will begin in Marrakech and travel via the High Atlas highlands via Ouarzazate to the Erg Chebbi Desert. Ait benhaddou Kasbah, Telouat Kasbah, etc. Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa,” and Roses Valley’s “Atlas studio,” the continent’s next-largest photography facility. Davids Valley is our journey to Tenghir, then down to the Merzouga desert, where we will do camel trekking, after spending the night in the Dades gorge. After breakfast, we will return to our journey to Marrakech in a different way, stopping at Rissani Markt, Tazarine, Nkob, Dra Valley, Ouarzazate, and finally Marrakech. Overnight in the Berber tents in the heart of the dunes.

Highlights of 8 Days tour from Marrakech to desert


Day 1: Marrakech

On the first day, your best 8 days from Marrakech to desert Merzouga will start by driving you from the airport, after a warm welcome, to your accommodation at the hotel.

Day 2: Explore Marrakech

With a local guide, you will explore Marrakech city (the red city). On this day, you will visit Bahia Palace, which is a 19th-century monument, and Saadian Tombs that return to the 17th century. Next, we will visit Jamaa El Fnaa after having lunch at a local restaurant. Jamma El Fnaa is the largest square in Marrakech where local people and tourists share this place for entertainment. While you are there, you may enjoy watching Gnoua dancers listening to the storytellers, and passing by water sellers. Koutoubia Tower (One of the largest mosques in Morocco built in the 12th century). After that, you will be guided to explore the Souks where you may observe crafts, carpenters, babouches, and dyers.

At your accommodation, you will spend the overnight.

Day 3 : Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Dades valley

The destination is Dades Valley after having breakfast at the hotel. On your way, you will cross the High Atlas Mountains through the famous pass Tizi n’Tichka which is 2260m high over the High Atlas. Through Skoura you will be traveling after having breakfast in Ouarzazate crossing the Road of Thousand Kasbahs. At the hotel, you will have dinner.

Day 4: Dadès Valley – Merzouga

In today’s program, you will visit Erfoud while traveling through Tinghir after having breakfast. After having lunch the tour continues to visit Rissani which is an Alouite dynasty. You arrive at Merzouga after you finish exploring Dades Valley, and Todra Gorges.  Riding camels, you will head to spend the night in a nomadic tent where dinner will be served.

Day 5 : Merzouga – Zagora

After witnessing the breathtaking sunrise in the early morning,  you will travel to Zagora through the interesting Berber villages. Before you arrive at Zagora, you will have lunch in the town of Alnif. At the Riad, you will have dinner and spend the night.

Day 6 : Zagora – Ouarzazate

At the Riad, you will have breakfast before we make our way to Ouarzazate through Agdz and Draa Valley. After having lunch at your accommodation in Ouarzazate, we will explore the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site composed of kasbahs (forts). Back to Ouarzazate where you will have dinner at the hotel.

Day 7 : Ouarzazate – Marrakech

On the seventh day of the tour, you will be traveling back to Marrakech after having breakfast at the hotel. A free afternoon you will enjoy in Marrakech. Dinner will be served at your accommodation at the hotel.

Day 8: Transfer to the airport

On this day, the eight days tour comes to an end after we drive you to the airport of Marrakech Al Manara.


What is including

  • Pick up from hotel
  • Transport in A/C vehicle for a private tour
  • Experienced English/Spanish speaking driver/guide.
  • All accommodation in hotels/riads
  • All Breakfasts/dinners as per itinerary
  • Camel ride in Sahara desert
  • Accommodation in desert camp
  • Drop off at your hotel

What is Not including

  • Lunches and drinks
  • Anything extra , tips

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