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Marrakech Sahara Desert Tour
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07 Days / 06 Nights
Type Group Tour
Schedule Every Wednesday

Marrakech Sahara Tour in our 7 days itinerary in Morocco will take you in an adventure to explore Morocco’s south. You will begin in beautiful and enchanting Marrakech before travel across the south of the Atlas range through traditional Berber land to Zagora, a village on the edge of the Sahara. Camp under the stars in the desert and explore the Berber villages and historic kasbahs before you make you ways back to Marrakech to end your trip.

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Day 1: Arrival Marrakech

A driver will pick you up from Marrakech Menara Airport and escort you to your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle. Once you check in you will be able to relax, get your bearings in Morocco and enjoy dinner at the hotel.
Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Marrakech Tour

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up by your English-speaking driver to tour Marrakech. Sightseeing will include the Menara Garden, the Saadien Tombs, Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia and the Dar Si Said Museum with lunch at your hotel. In the afternoon, you will head to the souks and handicraft quarters, ending with a visit to Djemaa El Fina, famous for its street performers. Return to the hotel in the evening.
Optional: Typical dinner under the caidal tents at the famous "Chez Ali"  restaurant with folkloric performance from the different regions of Morocco
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Marrakech - Ouarzazate – Zagora (380 km)

Breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to Ait Benhaddou through Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m). Visit the village’s beautiful kasbah, which is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site.  Lunch (optional) at a local restaurant near the Kasbah before continuing to Zagora across the Draa Valley. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Zagora.
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Zagora - Nkob - Erfoud (360 km)

After breakfast, you will transfer to Tamgroute for short visit to a famous quranic library, which houses documents dating back to the 12th century. Continue to Erfoud through Tansikht and Nkob which are surrounded by splendid landscapes and pre-saharian and Berber villages of the Sargho Mountain massive follow each other perpetually. Lunch (optional) at Tazzarine, a small Berber village.  In the afternoon, continue to Erfoud via the villages of Alnif and Rissani, birthplace of the Alaouite dynasty, which currently rules Morocco.  Check in to your hotel in Erfoud, enjoy dinner and stay overnight.
Optional: 4x4 excursion to camp in a Bedouin tent at the foot of the Merzouga sand dunes. 
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Erfoud-Tinghir-Ouarzazate (375 km)

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up by an English-speaking driver to transfer to Tineghir where you will visit of its magnificent Todra Canyons. Lunch (optional) at a restaurant located at the foot of the canyons. In the afternoon, you will depart for Ouarzazate via the Road of a Thousand Kasbahs passing by El Kelaa de Mgouna and the village of Skoura. Check in at your hotel and enjoy dinner and overnight in Ouarzazate.
Optional: If the previous night was spent in the hotel in Erfoud, we propose an optional 4x4 excursion to Merzouga to admire the sunrise over the dunes.
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Ouarzazate - Marrakech (210 km)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will have a quick tour of Ouarzazate before continuing  to Marrakech. Have lunch at your hotel upon arrival and spend the afternoon relaxing or exploring the city on your own.
Optional: dinner at a Moroccan palace located in the heart of the Medina. 
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7: Final Departure From Marrakech

After Breakfast,  transfer to Marrakech Menara Airport for final departure.
Meal: Breakfast
  • Meet and greet service by our English speaking driver at airport
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Marrakech based on half board
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Zagora based on half board
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Erfoud based on half board
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Ouarzazate based on half board
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned in itinerary
  • Local guide at every destination
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All service charges and taxes
  • International Airfare
  • Morocco entry visa
  • Lunch meal and drinks during tours
  • Extras at hotels
  • Personal Spending
  • Tipping
Accommodation Plan (A): ( or Similar )
  • Atlas Asni Hotel Marrakech
  • Palais Asmaa Hotel Zagora 
  • Ksar Assalassil Hotel Erfoud
  • Hotel Karam Palace Ouarzazate
Double $ 570 $ 600
Single $ 735 $ 780
Accommodation Plan (B): ( or Similar )
  • Kenzi Farah Hotel Marrakech
  • Riad Dar Sofian Hotel Zagora
  • Kasbah Hotel Xaluca Maadid Erfoud
  • Le Berbere Palace Hotel Ouarzazate
Double $ 810 $ 820
Single $ 1070 $ 1099
  • Prices:

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2016, except during Christmas and New Year holidays in Morocco. The price of Solo is valid for solo traveler who is travelling alone.

  • Children Policy:

    00 - 01.99 Free of Charge
    02 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
    12+ pay full tour price as per adult person

  • Payment Policy:

    Reservations should be made as early as possible to book your desired Morocco tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union

  • Morocco Entry Visa:

    You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Morocco and you can obtain a visa from Morocco Consulate before departure. Also, entry visa is available upon arrival Morocco airports against USD 27 per passport for specific nationalities and need to check before. Some nationalities don’t need a visa to visit Morocco for the purpose of tourism for up to 3 months such as United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland. For more info and details on entry visa to Morocco please check with the Moroccan consulate or embassy at your country.

  • Tipping:

    It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it
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Best Time to Visit Morocco
Morocco is often a cold country with a hot sun and anytime is the best time to visit Morocco. In a single tour, you can swim in the ocean, trekking in the mountains, and camel ride in the desert
Flying to Morocco
Royal Air Maroc (Scheduled Airlines only)
Flying Time
7 Hours, 45 Minutes from New York
8 Hours, 30 Minutes from Washington
Time Difference
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
Health Requirements
No mandatory vaccinations
Respectful attire in Morocco and more relaxed clothing on the beaches like in Casablanca, Tangier and Agadir
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