8 days trek and tour from Marrakech to the Sahara desert, through Atlas mountains, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, a desert oasis with camel trekking and nights camping under stars deeper of the largest desert.
From Marrakech to Sahara desert itinerary
Day 1: Marrakech – Atlas – Kasbah Ait Benhaddou:
The journey departs from Marrakech in the morning and travels via Berber communities before reaching the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, which is located in the High Atlas at a height of 2260 meters. Visit the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah. Dinner and nighttime at the motel.
Day 2: Ait Benhaddou, Draa Valley, and M’Hamid:
We begin our desert tour in the morning and travel almost 200 kilometers through a palm forest before entering the Draa Valley, home to a thousand and one kasbahs. Lunch in Zagora followed by a stop in Tamgroute to see the Zaouia, an ancient Koranic library, pottery studios, and a subterranean Kasbah. The route continues through the Moroccan Sahara, the final Draa palm grove, and the Oasis Camp, which is located at the entrance of the desert. Dinner and sleeping at the camp in the desert 5-day camel trip & Sahara desert excursion.
Day 3 – Erg Ait Ounir:
We start walking for Ait Ounir’s Reg. after breakfast, meeting the desert trip team, and preparing a picnic or lunch on the route. Your desert nomadic tribe will set up camp so that you can spend the night near the dunes.
Day 4 – Erg Ezzahar:
The desert walk continues toward the stunning dune of Erg Ezzahar after an early start to witness the sunshine (Howling dune) A small tea ceremony at dusk on the dune is followed by a sumptuous tajine for dinner. The night sky is gorgeous, and the feeling is strong. The night spent in a tent, camp, or under the stars.
Day 5 – Erg Z’Mila:
The camel trek over the desert continues. picnic as a meal. The camel drivers prepared the food and set up the camp for the night.
Day 6 – Erg Laarad:
After traversing a desert plateau and a day of strenuous walking, we made our way through the Sahara to the dunes of Erg Laarada. The camp is surrounded by sand dunes.
Day 7 – Rass N’Khal:
Following breakfast, your camel journey returns to M’Hamid so you can have a well-deserved wash! Oasis Camp hosts dinners and overnight stays. Goodbye to your support group.
Day 8: M’Hamid, Ouarzazate, and Marrakech
Leave M’Hamid and travel through Agdaz and Ouarzazate to reach Marrakech. The day will end with you returning to your Marrakech hotel.
Administrative services offered were:
Trekking through the Moroccan desert for 5 days and 4 nights.
2 comfortable nights in the Oasis Camp (first and last night)
One night at an Ait Benhaddou hotel
Full board, tea, and mineral water in the desert
We have a cook and a driver for the camels. The logistics and equipment are transported by camels.
Equipment for trekking (mattresses, tents, blankets, kitchen, etc.) on loan.
Sleeping bags Advice for employees and extras
What is included
- Private A/C Vehicle or Minivan (plus fuel)
- English/Spanish/French speaking driver during the tour
- Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
- Accommodation with evening meals & breakfasts
- Camel Trek to overnight in a nomad desert or luxury camp (Private tents)
What is not included