8 Days The caravan of the desert

Desert Tours from Marrakech

Experience the alluring charm of the Moroccan desert as you journey through the awe-inspiring Draa Valley and witness the historic Kasbah Millennia. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Saredrar, a secluded destination nestled in the heart of the desert, where you will be accommodated in a converted Saharan camp.



In this carefully curated tour, you’ll experience the best of Morocco in just 4 days. Departing from Fes, we’ll begin our adventure in the charming town of Ifrane, often referred to as the “Switzerland of Morocco.” Immerse yourself in its picturesque beauty and alpine-style architecture.

Desert Tours from Marrakech

 Discover the Mystical Beauty of the Moroccan Desert with Atlas Trek Guide 

Are you ready to go on a remarkable adventure? Look no further than the Atlas Trek Guide for an unforgettable journey through the mesmerizing landscapes of Morocco. Our desert tours from Marrakech offer a unique opportunity to experience the magic of the Sahara Desert and immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of this enchanting country.

Unveiling the Wonders of Morocco's Deserts

  1. Sahara Serenity: Our Sahara Serenity tour takes you on a captivating expedition across the vast dunes of Erg Chebbi, near the small village of Merzouga. Hop on a camel and ride through the golden sands as the sun sets, painting the sky with a breathtaking palette of colors. Spend a night under the starlit sky in a traditional Berber camp, savoring delicious local cuisine and listening to the enchanting melodies of traditional music.

  2. Desert Delights: For an extended desert adventure, our Desert Delights tour allows you to explore both Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga, two of Morocco’s most iconic desert regions. Traverse the undulating dunes and discover hidden oases and ancient caravan routes. Immerse yourself in the nomadic lifestyle as you meet friendly locals and learn about their traditions and customs.

  3. Majestic Morocco: If you’re looking for a comprehensive journey through Morocco, our Majestic Morocco tour is the perfect choice. This grand expedition combines the stunning desert landscapes with visits to vibrant cities like Marrakech, Fes, and Casablanca. Explore bustling medinas, admire intricate architecture, and wander through vibrant souks filled with spices, textiles, and handicrafts.

The Essence of Moroccan Hospitality

“Morocco is a gateway to another world, where the warm hospitality of the locals embraces you and leaves an indelible mark on your soul.”

At Atlas Trek Guide, we believe that hospitality is an essential part of the travel experience. Our experienced guides are passionate about showcasing the best of Morocco while ensuring your comfort and safety throughout your journey. They will regale you with fascinating stories and insights into Moroccan history, culture, and traditions, making your desert tour an immersive and educational adventure.


Experience the alluring charm of the Moroccan desert as you journey through the awe-inspiring Draa Valley and witness the historic Kasbah Millennia. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Saredrar, a secluded destination nestled in the heart of the desert, where you will be accommodated in a converted Saharan camp. Imagine yourself surrounded by Berber tents, cozy beds, showers, and toilets, while the scent of the vast open spaces embraces you. Set out on an exhilarating camel trekking adventure, venturing southeast as the caravan traverses plateaus, wadis, and acacias. Arrive at the captivating dunes of Ikwa n’Blafaida, where you will establish your camp and marvel at the breathtaking beauty of the desert.

Continue your expedition through the mesmerizing Taghbalte Gorges, a vibrant landscape adorned with palm trees, date palms, and flourishing vegetable gardens. Discover the traditional uses of henna, a cherished dye in North Africa, as you capture the essence of this enchanting oasis. The journey continues to Hoda Village, where you will cross the Tizi n’Tagorte plateau and admire the rugged magnificence of the rocky ridge of Foum Tizza. Experience the sublime view of the vast desert stretching out before you, evoking a sense of awe and wonder. As your adventure draws to a close, return to Marrakech, passing through the majestic High Atlas Mountains via the scenic Tizi n’Tichka pass (2,205 m). Arrive in the vibrant city, where you can indulge in its rich cultural heritage and lively atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the charm of Djemaa el-Fna square, embracing the bustling energy of the “red city” after the serene tranquility of the desert.


Upon arrival in Marrakech, you will be warmly welcomed and transferred to a comfortable four-star hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you can take advantage of the free time to explore the vibrant city and soak up its authentic charm. Marrakech is a city that seamlessly blends old-world charm with a lively atmosphere, offering a delightful mix of historical monuments, bustling markets, and Moroccan hospitality.


Accommodation: Equipped camp. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Transfer: 8 a.m.

After breakfast, our journey begins as we depart from Marrakech towards the mesmerizing Draa Valley. Crossing the breathtaking Tizi n’Tichka pass, which reaches an altitude of over 2,200 meters, we enter the Ouarzazate plain and start feeling the essence of the South. Prepare to be enchanted by the Draa Valley’s beauty, with its adobe villages and historic kasbahs nestled amidst palm groves. Our route leads us to Saredrar, a secluded destination in the heart of the desert. We’ll settle into a converted Saharan camp, featuring cozy Berber tents, comfortable beds, showers, and toilets. The scent of wide-open spaces and tranquility will surround you, creating an unforgettable ambiance.


Duration: 5 to 6 hours. Accommodation: Tent. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

After a hearty breakfast, we embark on a camel trekking adventure, heading southeast. Our caravan slowly crosses a plateau, revealing beautiful landscapes of wadis, acacias, and dunes. Our destination is the stunning sand dunes of Ikwa n’Blafaida, where our first camp awaits. Feel the magic of the desert as you witness the mesmerizing beauty of the dunes and immerse yourself in the serene surroundings.


Duration: 5 to 6 hours. Accommodation: Tent. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Continuing our expedition, we descend further into the desert, encountering the breathtaking Taghbalte Gorges. This stage of our journey takes us through palm groves, surrounded by majestic date palms, vegetable gardens, and henna plants. Marvel at the rich greenery and vibrant colors of the oasis, and learn about the traditional use of henna, a cherished dye in North Africa. Capture the essence of this enchanting landscape as we continue our trek.


Duration: 5 to 6 hours. Accommodation: Tent. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

As we bid farewell to the palm groves, our day begins with a gentle climb to cross the Tizi n’Tagorte pass. Enjoy the breathtaking views from the plateau, which is adorned with acacia trees. Follow the path that leads us to the rocky ridge of Foum Tizza, where an awe-inspiring panoramic view of the entire desert awaits. Camp at the foot of this majestic ridge, surrounded by rolling dunes, creates a truly magnificent setting.


Duration: 5 to 6 hours – Accommodation: Equipped camp – Meals included: Morning, noon, evening

On Day 6, You’ll go out on a remarkable journey from the captivating dunes of Foum Tizza to the majestic Fossil Mountain of Saredrar. Traverse the lunar landscape adorned with millions of fossils and pre-Islamic burial mounds. As you explore, you’ll encounter breathtaking sand dunes speckled with rocks, creating a picturesque scene straight out of a dream. The evening stroll through the dunes will fill you with pure happiness. Settle in for the night at the foot of the mountain, surrounded by nomadic tents, comfortable beds, showers, and toilets. Get ready for a serene and rejuvenating experience under the starry desert sky.


Accommodation: Hotel. Meals included: breakfast and lunch. Free meal: dinner. Transfer: 8 a.m.

After breakfast, we set off on our return journey to Marrakech, crossing the scenic Tizi n’Tichka pass once again. Enjoy the mesmerizing landscapes of the High Atlas Mountains as we make our way back to the bustling city. Upon arrival, settle into a comfortable four-star hotel and take the evening to appreciate the charm of Djemaa el-Fna square, immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the “red city” after the tranquility of the desert.


Meals included: breakfast. Free meals: lunch and dinner.

After a delightful breakfast, it’s time to say goodbye to Marrakech. You will be transferred to the airport for your return flight, carrying with you unforgettable memories of your desert expedition.

Note: we prefer an arrival in Marrakech rather than Ouarzazate to give you the opportunity to discover the “red city”.
Top places to visit in Marrakech:
  • Take a camel ride in the Palmeraie of Marrakech
  • Stroll around Jemaa el-Fna Square
  • Relax in the Majorelle Garden
  • Visit the Medina of Marrakech
  • Explore the Bahia Palace
  • Cool off at the Oasiria Marrakech
  • Discover the Museum of Marrakech
  • Buy souvenirs at the souks
  • Discover the Koutoubia Mosque
Trekking Tips and Essential Packing List

Before embarking on your desert tour, here are some tips to help you make the most of your experience:

  • Clothing: Pack light, breathable clothing suitable for hot desert temperatures during the day and cooler nights. Don’t forget a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen to protect yourself from the intense sun.

  • Footwear: Comfortable walking shoes or sandals are a must, as you’ll be exploring the desert on foot and climbing sand dunes.

  • Water and Snacks: Stay hydrated by carrying a refillable water bottle. It’s also a good idea to have some energy-boosting snacks handy.

  • Camera and Binoculars: Capture the awe-inspiring beauty of the desert and keep an eye out for wildlife with a camera and binoculars.

  • Respect Local Customs: Remember to dress modestly, especially when visiting local villages or religious sites, and be mindful of local customs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Tours

Our tour packages typically include accommodation, transportation, guided tours, meals as specified in the itinerary, and entrance fees to attractions mentioned in the tour description. However, please check the specific details of each tour package as inclusions may vary.

Our tour packages generally do not include international flights, travel insurance, personal expenses, and gratuities. Optional activities or attractions not mentioned in the itinerary may also be excluded. Please review the detailed itinerary and inclusions section for each tour package for more information.

You can book a tour by visiting our website and selecting the desired tour package. Follow the booking instructions, provide the required information, and make the necessary payment. If you need any assistance or have specific requests, feel free to contact our customer support team.

Our cancellation policy may vary depending on the tour package and the time of cancellation. Please refer to the specific terms and conditions mentioned in the booking confirmation or contact our customer support team for more information regarding cancellations and refunds.

Visa requirements depend on your nationality and the destination country of the tour. It is the responsibility of each traveler to ensure they have the necessary visas and travel documents. We recommend checking the visa requirements well in advance and contacting the relevant consulates or embassies for accurate and up-to-date information.

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