Marrakech & the Sahara

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5 Based on 70 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7515
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Marrakech, Morocco
  • Ends Marrakech, Morocco
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Experience varied scenery from the Sahara to the High Atlas Mountains
  • Journey into the desert by camel and 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
Start and end in Marrakech, the tour "Marrakech & The Sahara" is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 8 days. You will be traveling through Ait Benhaddou, High Atlas Mountains and Zagora in Portugal and Morocco. "Marrakech & The Sahara" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Experience the grandeur of the Sahara 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 explore the Unesco-listed ksar (fortified village) of Ait Benhaddou, before a camel trek and night under a thousand stars on the edge of the largest desert in the world, 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 hammam. Finally, there is 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: Draa Valley, camel ride and Amazigh camp
  • Day 4: Camel ride; on to Zagora and free time
  • Day 5: Into the High Atlas Mountains; walk to remote village of Tighza and visit the local hammam
  • Day 6: Morning walk; afternoon transfer to Marrakech through magnificent mountain scenery
  • Day 7: Explore Marrakech: Djemaa el Fna, beautiful gardens, palaces and souks
  • Day 8: End Marrakech
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts and three dinners
  • Free arrival and departure transfers for everyone
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas and vaccinations
  • Single supplements
5 - Excellent
Based on 70 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On May 20 2023
5 - Excellent
The tour was absolutely amazing. Marrakesh was intriguing and beautiful, the mountain views during the drive to Ait Benhaddou were breath-taking, the Sahara and the camel ride were amazing and the Tighza location extremely... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 27 2023
5 - Excellent
A magical experience enhanced by a great group and leader
What a beautiful, welcoming country. There were so many magical moments on this trip – taking a camel into the Sahara, watching shooting stars from our desert camp, walking through the mountains – that it's hard to pick out a... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Dec 08 2022
5 - Excellent
Great Variety and Amazing Locations
From busy Marrakech through the Atlas Mountains to the Sahara desert, this trip covers three very distinct areas of Morocco, all well worth visiting! Marrakech old town - beautiful and plenty of opportunities to haggle for... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Aug 26 2022
5 - Excellent
This was an excellent good value tour. The guide was brilliant and the trip was varied, well planned and brilliantly executed. I loved every minute.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Marrakech & the Sahara tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 23 October 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 October 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 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. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


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.

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