8 DAYS DESERT CAMPING TOUR.
A desert camping tour offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty and tranquility of the desert. This adventure typically includes spending more nights in a specially set-up campsite in the heart of the desert, where you can marvel at the star-studded night sky and experience the serenity of the desert landscape in Merzouga and Erg Chigaga desert.
Activities include camel rides, guided tours of the surrounding areas, and the chance to witness stunning sunsets and sunrises over the dunes. The experience is further enriched by traditional meals, storytelling around the campfire, and the chance to connect with the local culture.
Whether in the vast Sahara or other desert regions, a desert camping tour provides a unique and unforgettable adventure for those seeking a deeper connection with nature and a taste of desert life.
DAY 1: MARRAKECH – TELOUET KASBAH – OUARZAZATE:
Camping Desert Tour, we’ll begin by collecting you from your hotel or the airport in Marrakech. Our journey leads us to the intriguing Kasbah of Telouet, nestled in a fertile valley adorned with palms, figs, and olives. This Kasbah holds a rich and distinctive history, adding a unique dimension to our adventure.
Next, we’ll venture to the ancient city of Ait Ben Haddou, renowned for its cinematic allure that has graced the screens of countless Hollywood productions. Here, you’ll have the chance to wander through its enchanting alleyways and immerse yourself in its spellbinding ambiance.
As our path unfolds, we’ll arrive in the culturally vibrant city of Ouarzazate, celebrated for its artistic traditions and film studios. Take your time to stroll its streets or delve into the world of cinematic creation within the studios. Your evening will be spent in comfort at your hotel, savoring a delightful dinner and preparing for the next leg of our 8-day Marrakech Desert Tour, where we’ll explore both Erg Chebbi and Erg Chegaga.
DAY 2 : OUARZAZATE – SKOURA OASIS – ROSES VALLEY – DADES VALLEY:
Commencing our Camping Desert Tour, the morning unveils the city’s alluring beauty. Following a delectable breakfast at your hotel, we venture forth towards our next destination. This leg of our adventure desert tour from Marrakech guides us 35 kilometers eastward, leading to the oasis of Skoura. This oasis, adorned with swaying palm trees and traditional clay kasbahs, offers a landscape that truly captivates. Guided bicycle exploration grants a more intimate connection to this picturesque haven.
As we continue, the oasis gracefully transitions into the valley of roses, a region of unparalleled splendor in the southern reaches, and the heart of Morocco’s thriving rose and rose water production.
Our journey takes a fascinating turn as we venture off-road for an enlightening encounter with nomads in their caves. With warm hospitality, they invite us to share tea, while your driver/guide facilitates insightful conversations about their resilient yet captivating way of life. This pivotal experience forms an integral part of our transformative Eco Desert Morocco Tour, originating in Marrakech and spanning to the Erg Chebbi and Erg Chegaga deserts.
Ultimately, we reach the untamed beauty of the Dades Valley, a realm of awe-inspiring vistas, where rocks paint the landscape in vivid shades of orange and red. Affectionately dubbed “The Country of Figs,” this valley is a testament to nature’s artistry. Here, you’ll find respite in your hotel, recharging for the adventures that await on the morrow, in the heart of our Camping Desert Tour.
DAY 3 : DADES GORGES – TODRA GORGES – TINJDAD – ZIZ VALLEY – MERZOUGA DESERT:
After enjoying breakfast at your hotel we will continue the journey to our next destination. Marrakech desert tour will take us to a part of the valley known for its mesmerizing scenery and the Kasbahs overlooking the river in Todra gorge. The gorge is part of a landscape of gravity-defying rocks stacked in all shades of red that give the impression they might crumble in front of your eyes.
Our next destination is the city of Tinejdad, a small city located in the province of Errachidia and crossroads of different tribes, you will be able to walk the same steps and experience the magic of this small oasis. We will continue driving through the valley of Ziz where you will be able to appreciate the hypnotizing beauty of nature in this region.
Finally arriving at Merzouga, a small town in the Sahara desert where we will pick up your desert necessities and afterward we will continue to Erg Chebbi where at sunset you’ll have the opportunity to ride your camel for an hour and a half to the Berber camp where you will enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner, and sleep under the stars or in fully equipped tents.
DAY 4 : MERZOUGA DESERT TOUR – KHAMLIA – OUZINA DESERT:
After breakfast in your Berber camp. Start the real desert adventure by exploring Erg Chebbi. Marrakech desert tour will allow us to visit Nomads, Khamlia village with its Gnawa music, time to have special desert activities such as Moto quad or buggies excursion. Then the part off-road of Paris Dakar, passing by Taouz village. Lunch in Ouzina village with Berber family, a remote village in the middle of the desert. A place where you can meet the local people and experience the real rural Morocco, a very small oasis, you will spend the night in your hotel and enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner, rest and prepare for the next adventure day to the Sahara desert.
DAY 5 : OUZINA DESERT – TAFRAOUT – ZAGORA:
A beautiful sunrise will get your morning started. After breakfast in the hotel we will continue driving off-road in the beautiful black desert crossing the Berber oases of palm trees, mud houses till we get to Zagora which will provide a handy stop to rest and you will be able to explore the city and experience the life of the desert town. Tonight you will spend the night in Zagora and freshen up for your adventure tomorrow.
DAY 6 : ZAGORA – TAMGROUT – M’HAMID – CHEGAGA DESERT:
This day you will be woken up by the tranquility of the city, after enjoying breakfast we will take the road heading deeper into the eastern south The southern road will take us to the Berber city of Tamgroute where you can admire the simplicity and beauty of the southern life. Later on, we will cross the Oasis city of Mhamid providing us with a surreal landscape, and here we will get the things needed for your desert evening.
Finally, we will reach the Erg Chegaga desert, with the sunset lighting in the background you will have the dreamlike opportunity to ride your camel to the Berber camp where you will enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner, and sleep under the stars or in fully equipped tents.
DAY 7 : CHEGAGA DESERT – FOUM SGUID – OUARZAZATE:
Today you will be woken up by an amazing sunrise in the desert and a traditional Moroccan breakfast after which we will head back on the road to our next stop, the city of Ouarzazate driving through Zguit and the dry lake of Iriqui, this now dry lake will amaze you with its exotic desert plants finally arriving at Ouarzazate, a city of vibrant culture and artistic traditions.
Ouarzazate is a quiet province also known for its film studios, once reaching this city you will be able to walk the streets or explore the studios. Here you will spend the night at your hotel, enjoy dinner, and rest. 8 days Marrakech desert tour Erg Chebbi and Erg Chegaga.
DAY 8 : OUARZAZATE TO MARRAKECH:
The morning starts surrounded by the beauty of the city, after enjoying breakfast at your hotel we will continue the journey of Marrakech desert tour to our next and final destination the city of Marrakech. Your adventure with us ends here taking you to your hotel or riad. The end of 8 days desert camping tour.
- Hotel pick-up and drop off.
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle. fuel and tolls.
- Services of a qualified English-speaking driver.
- 5 nights Accommodation in well-recommended hotels / Kasbahs / Riads.
- Two nights in a Traditional Berber Tents.
- Camel Ride (Camel per each individual).
- Breakfast and dinner daily.
- Lunches and drinks.
- Tips and gratuities.