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Moroccan Desert 3-Day Tour from Marrakech

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Overview
Get ready to experience the magic of the Sahara and share an authentic local, 2-night tour with a small group.
Highlights
  • See the best of the High Atlas and Sahara on a 3-day trip from Marrakech
  • Visit Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Todra, and more with insight from guide
  • Camel rides and night at desert camp in Sahara’s Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Great value: includes air-conditioned travel, accommodations, and some meals
What to Expect
Day 1: Marrakech to Rose Valley (D) After pickup in Marrakech, venture through the High Atlas, navigating Berber villages and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass to visit Ait Benhaddou kasbah. Following lunch (own expense), continue to Ouarzazate where you can explore Atlas Studios, Africa’s biggest movie studio, and Taourirt kasbah, a former Glaoui Dynasty stronghold. Then, travel via the Skoura Oasis and Amerhidil kasbah to the Rose Valley. Overnight: Kasbah Itran or similar Day 2: Rose Valley to Erg Chebbi (B, D) After breakfast, walk through the Todra Gorge before heading towards the Erg Chebbi Desert. On route, take photos of Tinghir’s palm groves before a stroll beside the Todra River and a mint tea. Then, pass the Anti Atlas on the way to Merzouga and Erg Chebbi’s dunes edging the Sahara, where you’ll ride a camel and overnight in a bivouac camp, with dinner and drum music under the stars. Overnight: Mohayut Bivouac camp or similar Day 3: Erg Chebbi to Marrakech (B) Wake up early for the sunrise and a mint tea before a camel ride to a kasbah hotel for breakfast and a shower. Then, return through the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech, where your adventure ends at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Marrakesh, Morocco
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
3 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Pick-up and Drop-off at Cafe du France located in the D'jemaa el Fna Square
  • Transport by air-conditioned/heated vehicle/fuel
  • Driver/guide
  • Private overnight accommodations
  • Camel trekking
  • Sand Boarding (Optional)
  • Bottled water
  • Scarf
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lunches and beverages
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Small bag/back-pack with belongings for bivouac overnight suggested as will be carried on the camel. All luggage can travel with you on tour, and bulk of luggage will be stored and secured at hotel bordering desert.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Vehicle travel on day 3 back to Marrakech is 9-10 hours with stops
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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We took a private tour to the Sahara and had an amazing experience! Our guides were friendly and helpful since the first day. We made extra stops that were not considered in the agenda (such as visiting the Atlas Studios, and stopping over for things at the pharmacy, etc), and
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Abdul our guide and Mohamed our driver were both amazing! They were punctual, professional, and met all of our needs. I highly recommend this experience if travelling in Morocco.
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Tour Moha and Mohammed gave us a beautiful experience to explore the country. The trip was well organized and the accommodations truly perfect. Moha always made sure that we were happy and gave us all the details about Morocco and could answer all of our questions. Mohammed kept
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This 3-days trip to the Moroccan desert was one of the best experiences I have ever had. From the description of the journey on the website and the reviews I read, I already imagined it would be incredible, but it went beyond expectations. Driver Mohamed and guide Moha are the
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Booked this desert 3-day tour for our trip in January. Our driver, Khalid, had fluent english and is very knowledgeable about the region as he is from the area. He answered every question, and there were many, from the minerals of the area to local traditions to where to buy
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Diana G
11
Great guides, food, visit, stay, and service! My boots were sent back to me all the way to Mexico.
We took a private tour to the Sahara and had an amazing experience! Our guides were friendly and helpful since the
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David
11
An incredible experience for us and our children (boys. ages 9 and 13)!
Abdul our guide and Mohamed our driver were both amazing! They were punctual, professional, and met all of our
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Nicole J
London, United Kingdom
2019
Amazing trip with local insight
Can't recommend Camel Safaries enough! Our tour guide Khalid was amazing, patient and knowledgeable, answering our
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Kory G
22
Extraordinary
I just returned to Marrakech from a 4 day tour and am in awe of how incredible this experience was. Camel Safaries
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Fares
Madison, Wisconsin
11
Our trip to Morocco
The trip was really wonderful. Ali the Tour guide did a super job of putting together this itinerary for us. He
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Rta H
11
Marrakech Tour
Tour Moha and Mohammed gave us a beautiful experience to explore the country. The trip was well organized and the
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Fabricio Valente
State of Minas Gerais
11
The most amazing experience
This 3-days trip to the Moroccan desert was one of the best experiences I have ever had. From the description of
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Travellusted
Birmingham, United Kingdom
4636
Blessed with the experience!
The trip was well thought out and excellent. All the sights were brilliant. Mustapha customised the trip to our
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Ann H
11
An excellent adventure
Booked this desert 3-day tour for our trip in January. Our driver, Khalid, had fluent english and is very
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Emily H
42
Fantastic Trip!
This experience was once in a lifetime! Definitely worth the drive! Our guide Mohammed was a wonderful driver and
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