5 Days Sahara Desert Tours from Marrakech

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5 Days Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech is one of the best trips from Marrakesh to the Sahara desert (and most traditional) ways to experience the Moroccan desert is by camel. A camel ride through the palm groves of Marrakesh and into the Sahara Desert tours, This 5 day desert tour from Marrakech and back to Marrakesh with one night in a luxury desert camp with a nomad family in the heart of the Sahara, Camel trek included. We will also visit Ait Ben Haddou, Todra and Dades gorges, Ouarzazate, and back to Marrakesh.

DEPARTURE TIMEPlease arrive at 7:45 AM for a prompt departure at 8 AM.
A/C Vehicles with DriverAccommodations as per itinerary
Dinners and breakfast during the TourProfessional Driver/Guide
Camel Trek in SaharaOvernight in Desert Camp
Hotel pick-up and Drop-offProfessional Guide in Ait Ben Haddou
Entrance fees (optional)Lunches and Drinks
Travel insuranceGuide and staff Tips

5 Days Sahara Desert Tours from Marrakech:

Duration: 5 Days.

Destination: Marrakech to Merzouga desert.

Best Season: All year-round.

Transportation: Private Vehicle.

Group Size: 1 person, Maximum 30.


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This 5 day desert tour from Marrakesh itinerary is only suggested, so if you have different travel plans, ideas, please contact us by email or phone and we organize your custom Marrakech to desert tour.


  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Hat.
  • Good walking shoes.


Day 1: Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Ouarzazate.

Today we start 5 Days Sahara Desert Tours from Marrakech driving towards Ouarzazate via the Tizi n’Tichka mountain pass. We enjoy the beautiful scenery over the High Atlas mountains, we pass few Berber villages before we get to Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco. It was built by the last Berber chieftain El Glaoui Et-Hami in the late 19th century; it is now a UNESCO matrimonial historical site, which today still houses many Glaoui family members. Lunch is by the Kasbah before we continue to Ouarzazate, “ the Hollywood of Africa”. Here you have the option of visiting the studios to see props used in some movies you might have seen, such as “Gladiator”, “Jewel of the Nile” “the last temptation of Christ” and “The Sahara”. We will spend the first night of our private Morocco tour in traditional Moroccan riad with dinner and breakfast.


Day 2: Ouarzazate – Skoura – Roses Valley – Dades Gorges

After breakfast in the riad, our 5 day desert tour from Marrakech continues, we’ll leave to explore the fascinating Dades and Rose Valleys. Our first stop will be at Skoura to walk within the Birds Valley and visit the beautiful and well-preserved Kasbah of Ameridil. Then we’ll continue to the village of Kalaa M’gouna, famous for its rose fields and rose products. A rose festival is held here every May each year when the roses are harvested. Since this is the road of the thousands of Kasbahs you’ll have plenty of opportunities to take some beautiful pictures. Our journey continues to boutaghrar area where we can meet Berber families still living in caves with their goats and sheep. After lunch with the Berber family, we continue to the Dades Gorges where you will enjoy seeing the amazing Rock formation called “the monkey Toes” and the still-standing Kasbah of Ait Yul. Overnight in a traditional Berber guest house with dinner and breakfast.


Day 3: Dades Valley – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga Desert

After breakfast, we will drive towards Tinrghir and the Todra valley enjoying the panoramic views of the old mud Berber villages overlooking the valley. Once at the Todra Gorges you can walk under the 300 m high red cliff, where many rock-climbers spend their time. After lunch in the way, we will arrive in the village of Merzouga – where your camel will be awaiting you. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of mint tea and a desert scarf before you ride your camel, guided by an experienced camel desert guide, to explore within the mysterious sand-sea of the Erg-Chebbi. Here you will spend your first night under the stars in a traditional Berber nomad tent.


Day 4: Merzouga – Rissani – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate

Our desert camel guide will wake you up early in the morning to enjoy watching the desert sunrise in Merzouga. We prepare for camel trekking back to Merzouga village. After breakfast, we’ll leave for Rissani, a very traditional Moroccan city. We’ll continue towards Agdz, via Alnif and Tazarine. We cross the “Draa Valley” and we will arrive in Ouarzazate in the evening. Overnight in a local riad in the valley with dinner and breakfast.


Day 5: Ouarzazate –  High Atlas Mountains – Marrakech

On the last day of our private 5 days Morocco tour, we will enjoy the panoramic view of the palm grove and the scenic landscapes of the Berber villages at Ait Benhaddou. This area has been a popular location for Hollywood films, including The Last Temptation of Christ, Jewel of the Nile, and the Mummy. Our tour continues through the Tizi n’tichka Pass (2260 m) over the High Atlas Mountains. Then we arrive in Marrakech and that will be the end of our private Morocco Tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert. That’s the end of our 5 days Morocco tour from Marrakech.

3 reviews for 5 Days Sahara Desert Tours from Marrakech

  1. Harry

    Really enjoyed this trip – we were lucky to be part of a great group. The trip introduces you to a lot of Morocco, from cities to the coast, from desert to mountains.

  2. mery

    I booked Morocco Travel Guide from my home country 2 days before my arrival to morocco, and I can say it was a great decision. My itinerary was well planned out from Casablanca tours to Marrakech and back to Casablanca and my driver and guide Hamid was amazing all through my 5 days touring morocco with him. I was skeptical about traveling solo but I didn’t regret it because all the guides took great pictures and I had an amazing memory. If you ever plan on coming to Morocco alone or with a group I highly recommend this company got you covered. Thank you Ibrahim and BMPT company

  3. Thomas

    We booked our trip from Marrakech and back to Marrakech with morocco-travel-guide.com ,our driver was just amazing,very kind and friendly he made us feel comfortable during the 3 days with a big smile He took us to visit Berbers (Nomads)families where we had a great lunch in a small tent. the great moment I would not forget in my life was riding the camel during the sunset and sunrise time . At night they we played music with locale Berbers under the stars next to the fire with delicious dinner.the next day our guide drove us back to Marrakech. highly recommended.

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