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2-Day Sahara Desert Trip from Marrakech

2 Days

Experience the ultimate adventure with our meticulously crafted 2-day Sahara desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga. Departing from the vibrant city of Marrakech, you’ll journey through the stunning landscapes of the Atlas Mountains, marveling at their majestic peaks and picturesque valleys. Along the way, you’ll visit ancient kasbahs, witnessing the rich history and architectural wonders of the region.

As you approach the mesmerizing dunes of Merzouga, prepare to be awe-struck by the golden sea of sand stretching as far as the eye can see. Embark on a thrilling camel trek, guided by experienced local nomads, and delve into the heart of the Sahara Desert. Feel the gentle sway of the camel’s rhythm as you traverse the undulating dunes, creating a sense of connection with the timeless nature surrounding you.

  • 4WD, Minivan, Minibus
  • Marrakech
  • Marrakech
  • Desert Trip
  • English, Spanish, French

Overview

As the sun begins its descent, casting a golden glow across the landscape, you’ll witness a breathtaking sunset that paints the sky with a symphony of colors. Our 2-day Sahara desert trip from Marrakech will include arriving at our traditional desert camp, nestled amidst the dunes, you’ll be greeted with warm hospitality and indulge in a sumptuous dinner under a canopy of stars. Experience the tranquility of the desert night as you drift off to sleep in comfortable tents, serenaded by the peaceful silence of the desert.

Awakening to the soft hues of dawn, you’ll have the opportunity to witness the magical sunrise over the dunes, casting a radiant glow that signals the start of a new day. After a delicious breakfast, bid farewell to the desert and begin your journey back to Marrakech, carrying with you the memories of an extraordinary desert adventure.

Book now and embark on a transformative journey that will immerse you in the captivating beauty of Morocco’s desert landscape. Let the enchanting allure of the Sahara Desert leave an indelible mark on your soul as you explore its vastness, embrace its tranquility, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

You may want to take a look at the Marrakech desert tour 3 days or feel free to contact us for any bespoke Morocco tours.

Highlights

  • Start for a scenic drive through the Atlas Mountains.
  • Atlas Mountains & Berber villages
  • Camel trek across Merzouga dunes
  • Desert sunsets & sunrises
  • Overnight in a luxury desert camp

Itinerary

Early pick-up in the morning, our private 2-day Sahara desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga will include a nice drive across the spectacular Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260 m) offering breathtaking views and the highest mountain pass in Morocco, and enjoy stunning panoramic views.

Later, you may want to include a short visit to the UNESCO-listed Ait Benhaddou Village, known for its well-preserved mud-brick architecture. After lunch, you will continue on the track further south across the Anti-Atlas Mountains crossing the palm oasis of Nkob before arriving in the Merzouga desert.

Go on a camel ride experience and watch the sunset view over the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi. Arrive in the luxury desert camp to enjoy a delicious dinner under the starry desert sky.

Early wake up in the early morning to witness the magical sunrise over the dunes. After enjoying a refreshing breakfast at the desert camp, you will head back to Marrakech crossing the Todra Valley, Dades Valley, and the Atlas Mountains before arriving in Marrakech in the evening marking the end of our 2-day Sahara desert trip from Marrakech to Merzouga.

Included

Included

  • Private & comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking driver/guide during the tour
  • Pick up & drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
  • Overnight in a luxury desert camp with (a private tent)
  • Breakfast and dinner during your tour (vegetarians can be accommodated)
  • Camel trekking (around 1 hour each way)
  • Unique experiences
  • Local taxes

Excluded

  • Lunch meals
  • Drinks including water
  • Tips and extras

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FAQs

What is included in the desert trip from Marrakech?

The trip typically includes transportation, a camel ride, an overnight stay in a desert camp, dinner and breakfast meals, and a guided tour of key attractions along the way.

How long is the drive from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert?

The drive from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert usually takes around 8-10 hours, with stops along the way to explore sites and enjoy meals.

What should I pack for the desert trip?

Pack light, breathable clothing for the daytime, a warm jacket for cool nights, comfortable shoes, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a scarf, and any personal toiletries. Don’t forget a camera to capture the stunning landscapes!

Is the camel ride comfortable?

Camel rides can be a unique and enjoyable experience, but they can also be a bit bumpy. Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared for the ride. If you have back issues, inform your guide.

What kind of accommodation is provided in the desert camp?

The desert camp typically features traditional Berber tents equipped with comfortable bedding. Some camps offer private tents with en-suite bathrooms, while others have shared facilities.

Can dietary restrictions be accommodated?

Yes, we can accommodate dietary restrictions, so please inform us in advance. Make sure to communicate your needs when booking the trip.

What kind of activities can I expect at the desert camp?

Activities at the desert camp often include stargazing, traditional music and dance performances, and sitting around a campfire.

Cancelation Rules

Free! Free cancellations up to 3 days before the activity starts. If you cancel at this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Additional Info

  • The desert trip is not suitable for wheelchair and pregnant participants.
  • We cater to vegetarian and gluten-free dietary requirements, please advise if required.

Please note it’s important to pack wisely to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Here’s a checklist of essential items to bring:

  • Lightweight and breathable clothing for the daytime.
  • Warm layers for chilly evenings and early mornings.
  • Long-sleeved shirts and pants to protect against the sun
  • Comfortable walking shoes or sandals for exploring.
  • Sunglasses with UV protection to shield your eyes from glare.
  • Camera or smartphone to capture the stunning desert landscapes

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2-Day Sahara Desert Trip from Marrakech
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