7 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech
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7 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech
The 7 days desert tour from Marrakech is a personalized itinerary, designed to take you on a journey through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the country. This tour includes the snow-capped High Atlas Mountains, the golden Sahara Desert, and the picturesque Middle Atlas Mountains.
Along the way, you will visit bustling cities like Ouarzazate, Erfoud, and Fes. You will have the chance to explore ancient fortified villages, ride camels through the Sahara desert, and savor the flavors of spicy Moroccan cuisine and traditional Berber culture.
We pride ourselves on creating immersive itineraries catering to our guest’s unique interests and preferences. Whether you’re a history buff, nature lover, or thrill-seeker, our 7-day desert tour from Marrakech has something for everyone. Our expert guides will accompany you every step of the way, ensuring that you have an unforgettable experience.
Reserve your spot now and enjoy the adventure of a lifetime with the Best Morocco Travel agency.
- We offer both standard and luxury accommodations. Please let us know what your preferences are and we will send you the available options.
- All Sahara tours include a camel ride to the sunset in the Sahara Desert & delicious dinners at a beautiful campsite along with the bonfire and Berber music.
- In addition to the first-class service, we have free wifi, water, pillows, and a wide variety of music in our vehicles for your amazing journey.
- Please contact us for the desired tour, pricing, and more information: [email protected]
Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech
Your 7 days desert tour starts as soon as you land at the Marrakech airport. Our friendly guide will be there to welcome you and help you with your transfer to our carefully selected hotel. We work with top-rated hotels that offer comfortable accommodations and exceptional service. We ensure that your stay in Marrakech is enjoyable from start to finish.
After you’ve settled in, take some time to relax and enjoy the hotel’s facilities, such as the pool or spa. You can also get yourself into the vibrant ambiance of this beautiful city or explore the surrounding area. Sample the local cuisine at nearby restaurants. Our guide can recommend the best places to go and help you plan your activities, ensuring that you make the most of your time in Marrakech.
Day 2: Marrakech Sightseeing with a Local Guide
On this 7 days Morocco desert tour, we offer a well-designed itinerary that allows you to explore the most famous and historic sites of Marrakech. We will start the day with a visit to the breathtaking Majorelle Gardens, designed by the French artist Jacques Majorelle. These gardens feature a wide variety of exotic plants, trees, and flowers, providing a peaceful escape from the bustling city.
Next, we will explore the iconic 12th-century Koutoubia Mosque, one of the most significant landmarks in Marrakech. We will then visit the stunning Bahia Palace, a prime example of Moroccan architecture that was built in the late 19th century. Featuring beautiful gardens, courtyards, and intricate tilework, this place provides a glimpse into the opulence of Moroccan royalty.
Afterward, we will take you to the Saadian Tombs, discovered in 1917. You will be impressed by their intricate decoration and stunning architecture. We will then treat you to a delicious Moroccan lunch at a traditional restaurant. Here you can try the famous tagine, a slow-cooked stew of meat or vegetables, and other specialties like couscous or pastilla.
In the afternoon, we’ll take you to the bustling souks (markets) of Marrakech, where you can shop for souvenirs and experience the vibrant atmosphere of this lively city.
At the end of the day, we will take you back to your hotel/riad in Marrakech, where you can relax and reflect on your exciting day of exploration. You will have the evening to yourself to rest, enjoy the amenities of your hotel/riad, or venture out to discover the vibrant nightlife of Marrakech.
Day 3: Marrakech » Ait Ben Haddou » Ouarzazate [192 km]
On this day of your 7 days desert tour we will pass through the breathtaking Atlas Mountains to visit two of Morocco’s most stunning locations – Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate. After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, we will pick you up and depart from Marrakech towards Ait Ben Haddou. Along the way, you will be treated to awe-inspiring views of the Atlas Mountains and traditional Berber villages.
Once we arrive at Ait Ben Haddou, you will have the chance to explore the stunning ksar (fortified village) and learn about its rich history and cultural significance. You will also get the opportunity to visit the ancient Kasbah, a traditional Moroccan fortress, and wander through the village’s narrow alleys and streets.
After lunch, we will continue our journey to Ouarzazate, also known as the “door of the desert”. Here you’ll have the chance to visit the magnificent Taourirt Kasbah, a palace built by the Glaoui dynasty in the 19th century. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Atlas Film Studios, where many famous movies were filmed. Explore the charming town of Ouarzazate.
At the end of the day, we will take you to your hotel in Ouarzazate, where you can relax and enjoy the city’s peaceful atmosphere. Our dedicated team is committed to providing you with an unforgettable experience and showing you all the beauty and wonder that Morocco has to offer.
Day 4: Ouarzazate » Ddaes Gorges » Todra Gorges » Merzouga Desert [368 km]
After enjoying a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Ouarzazate, we will enjoy a scenic journey towards the eastern part of Morocco. Our first stop will be the stunning Todra Gorges. Here you can marvel at the impressive limestone canyons that have been carved by the Todra River over thousands of years. This will be a great opportunity for you to take some memorable photos and soak up the breathtaking scenery.
Enjoy a traditional Moroccan lunch at a local restaurant in the town of Tinghir. Next, we will continue our journey towards the Sahara Desert and arrive at the charming town of Merzouga, located on the edge of the Erg Chebbi dunes. Here, we will transfer you to your desert camp by camel or 4×4 vehicle, where you can enjoy the beautiful sunset over the dunes.
In the evening, you will experience a traditional Moroccan dinner under the stars, accompanied by live music and entertainment. This will be a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in Moroccan culture and traditions while enjoying a delicious meal in the heart of the desert.
Day 5: Merzouga Desert » Ziz Valley » Azrou » Ifrane » Fes [476 km]
On this day of our 7 days desert tour from Marrakech, we will take you on a journey from the beautiful desert town of Merzouga to the cultural capital of Morocco, Fes. We will begin our journey by visiting Rissani, a historic town known for its traditional market and stunning architecture. You will have the opportunity to explore the town and its lively market before continuing towards Erfoud. Famous for its unique fossils and marble, where you will learn about the art of fossil-making.
Next, we will pass through the scenic Ziz Valley, renowned for its beautiful palm trees and picturesque views of the Atlas Mountains. We will stop for a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in the town of Midelt, located in the High Atlas Mountains.
After having lunch, we will continue our journey towards Fes, driving through the captivating cedar forests of the Middle Atlas Mountains. You will have a chance to see the famous Barbary macaques that inhabit the forests. In the evening, we will arrive in Fes, where you will be dropped off at your hotel. You can spend the rest of the evening at your leisure, exploring the city or relaxing at your hotel.
Day 6: Fes Sightseeing with a Local Guide
You will have a full day to dip into the rich culture and history of Fes, the spiritual and cultural capital of Morocco. Start the day by visiting the Royal Palace, a breathtaking architectural marvel that showcases the best of traditional Moroccan design. We will then explore the vibrant streets of Medina. A UNESCO World Heritage Site that is home to numerous historical monuments, traditional markets, and artisanal workshops. You will get to witness the fascinating process of leather-making at the famous tanneries of Fes. These tanneries has been in use for centuries.
Next, we will visit the University of Al Quaraouiyine, the oldest university in the world, dating back to the 9th century. We will also visit the impressive Bou Inania Madrasa, a beautiful religious school that showcases the best of Moroccan architecture.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant before we continue our tour of Fes by visiting the captivating Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts and Crafts. It is a house with a stunning collection of traditional woodworking tools and artifacts.
In the evening, we will return you to your hotel, where you can relax and enjoy the amenities or continue exploring the city on your own.
Day 7: Fes » Marrakech [532 km]
On the final day of your 7 days desert tour from Marrakech, we will take a scenic route back to Marrakech. This drive offers breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains and the stunning Moroccan countryside. We will make several stops along the way to explore some of the most beautiful and historical sites in Morocco.
Our first stop is the medieval city of Beni Mellal, nestled at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Here, we will wander through the charming streets and visit the magnificent Beni Mellal Waterfall. It is considered one of the most picturesque waterfalls in Morocco.
Next, we will continue towards Marrakech, breaking for a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. In the late afternoon, we will arrive in Marrakech. Here the Best Morocco Travel team will bid you farewell and assist with any final travel arrangements you may need.
Good To Know:
The 7 days desert tour from Marrakech doesn’t necessarily have to strictly follow the path we laid down here. In other words, 7 days Morocco desert tour can be customized the way you like it. This itinerary is only limited by imagination. If you have any suggestions, we are happy to include them in the itinerary.
Also, if you are not familiar with Morocco, feel free to contact us so we can help you. We are always ready to hear from you as well as help you to make your decisions.
Frequently Asked Questions
The trip costs vary based on the number of passengers and the chosen lodging type. You have the option to upgrade hotels and Sahara camps from standard to luxury. For detailed pricing information, kindly refer to the designated section.
Our exclusive 7 days desert tour from Marrakech offers a private option, ensuring a personalized and intimate exploration.
The 7 days in Morocco tour start at your Marrakech hotel/riad, ensuring a seamless and convenient travel experience. The journey concludes at a hotel or the Casablanca airport for added flexibility and convenience.
For your utmost comfort, we deploy a fleet of vehicles, featuring the Toyota Prado Land Cruiser TX and Mercedes Benz Sprinter minibus for larger groups. This choice enhances your overall travel experience.
The camel ride that spans approximately one hour, allowing you to savor the journey as you make your way to the camp.
Rest assured, the tents are exclusively private. The standard camp offers communal bathrooms, while the luxury camp boasts private tents with ensuite bathrooms for a more lavish experience.
Certainly! If camels aren’t your preferred mode of transportation, a 4×4 car is available for your convenience, providing seamless transfers to and from the camp at no additional cost. Kindly inform us of your preference at the time of booking so that we can tailor the experience to suit your needs.
Yes, the luxury desert camp is thoughtfully equipped with electricity sourced from solar panels, ensuring a sustainable and comfortable environment during your stay.
Here’s a comprehensive list of essentials for your 7 days desert tour from Marrakech:
- Scarf or Hat
- Long jeans (comfortable for camel trek)
- Long-sleeved shirts
- Rugged sandals or shoes
- Flip flops
- Hand sanitizer
- Portable charger
- Small backpack for essentials
- Wallet to secure valuables like phone and cards.