Supporting Ukraine together. Check our homepage for further details.

Marrakech & the Sahara

  • Best price guaranteed
  • No booking fees
4.5 Based on 39 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16+ yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts Marrakech, Morocco
  • Ends Marrakech, Morocco
  • +3
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Experience varied scenery from the Sahara Desert to the High Atlas Mountains
  • Journey into the desert Bedouin style, by camel
  • Spend a memorable night under the stars
  • Visit Tighza and experience a traditional hammam Walk in the magnificent High Atlas Mountains
  • Explore Marrakech with its lively souks and peaceful gardens
Starting and ending in Marrakech, the tour "Marrakech & The Sahara" is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 8 days. You will be traveling through High Atlas Mountains, Zagora and Marrakech in Portugal and Morocco. "Marrakech & The Sahara" is a small group tour which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

The grandeur of the Sahara Desert is truly experienced on this trip as we journey from Marrakech across the High Atlas Mountains to the palm groves of the Draa Valley and the gateway to the desert at Zagora. En route we’ll enjoy the UNESCO listed 16th-century kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, before continuing for a camel trek and a night under a thousand stars on the edge of the worlds largest desert, the Sahara. On our way back to the city, we’ll stop in the remote village of Tighza and enjoy a peaceful walk and authentic hamman.  Finally there is some free time to enjoy the sights and smells of Marrakech one of the great cities of the Arabic world.  
  • Day 1: Start Marrakech. 
  • Day 2: Across the High Atlas to Ait Benhaddou.
  • Day 3: Through the Draa valley; camel ride through the desert to our Berber camp
  • Day 4: Camel ride; short drive to Zagora and free time by the pool, optional afternoon walk. 
  • Day 5: Into the High Atlas Mountains; walk to remote village of Tijhza and visit the local hammam.
  • Day 6: Morning walk; afternoon transfer to Marrakech through magnificent mountain scenery.
  • Day 7: Explore Marrakech: Djemaa el Fna Square, beautiful gardens, palaces and souks.
  • Day 8: End Marrakech.
  • All breakfasts and 3 dinners
  • Transfers for group flights
  • Tour leader throughout
  • All Accommodation
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas & Vaccinations
  • Single supplements
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 39 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 28 2019
5 - Excellent
Marrakech and the Sahara
At 72 l was a bit worried if l would be a stumbling block with the other travelers. None of it. lt was the most amazing trip l've ever had. We were looked after from the word go and l never felt the odd one out. lf l did have a... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 23 2019
5 - Excellent
Camels, souks and tagine!
The holiday was fantastic from start to finish. We started from Marrakech and headed to Ait Ben Haddou, a fantastic historic city used as the backdrop to loads of famous films. The following day we picked up our camels and headed... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Mar 02 2019
4 - Very Good
Great intro to Morocco
This trip was a great way to see varied parts of Morocco, from city life in Marrakesh to the desert and up to the High Atlas Mountains, where there was a good amount of snow. This meant that there was quite a lot of time spent on... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jan 04 2019
5 - Excellent
A true taste of Morocco
Spent a memorable Christmas in a beautiful country with some wonderful people. The trip give you a great taste of what this wonderful has to offer
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
Request a private and/or personalized departure To design a private tour, we'll ask you some more information in the following steps.
Why Book with Bookmundi
What are customers saying about Bookmundi
4.69 Average 394 Reviews
GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Marrakech & the Sahara tour. You can cancel the tour up to 71 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 70 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 05 September 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 05 September 2022, a deposit of 15% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 70 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Marrakech & the Sahara tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Marrakech & the Sahara tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.

Sign-in to unlock instant trip discounts. Create wish lists and save up to USD 1,500.

More login options here.