Marrakech, Moroccan Sahara 10 Days Trip

Marrakech, Moroccan Sahara 10 Days Trip

10 Days Desert Walking Tour Highlights:

  • Discover the majestic Sahara Desert intensively with this hiking trip
  • Get back to basics by hiking and basic camping in the desert
  • 4 and a half-day walking (moderate level)
  • Accompanied by an official, local guide. English speaking
  • Accompanied by camels to carry your luggage
  • Great views, stunning nature, and an immense landscape
  • Visit a local pottery cooperative
  • Free time to discover impressive Marrakech
Private groups:
  • Please contact us directly to discuss your wishes and preferred departure dates
Group tour:
  • 27 April 2025 (10 days)
  • Minimum of 4, maximum of 14 travelers
What to expect?
  • Pick-up and drop-off in Marrakech
  • 10 days, fully accompanied tour with 4×4 or mini-van and skilled driver
  • Group will be accompanied by an officially certified guide. English speaking
  • Luggage will be carried by camels
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinners are included (except in Marrakech)
  • Stays in a hotel in Marrakech and basic camping in the Sahara Desert camping (camping gear included, except sleeping bags)

About this Trip

Moroccan Sahara 10 Days trip. The Moroccan Sahara is a magical place. Hike with us through this immense landscape. Start the days early and experience one of nature’s most stunning sunrises. Discover the serenity and diversity of this scenery yourself.
Trip Code: WT-CODE 9870

*Starting From 950 €

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  • Itinerary
  • Trip Outline
  • Trip Includes
  • Trip Excludes

Day 1: Arriving at Marrakech

Welcome to Morocco!Arrive at Marrakech, transfer from the airport, and stay at a comfortable hotel. Free time to discover the city.

Day 2: Marrakech to Ouarzazate

After breakfast, we will drive to Ourzazate and stay in a hotel.Free time to discover the city.

Day 3: Talhatine Ait Ounir

We walk to Talhatine Ait Ounir (a 4-hour walk), we pass a stony plateau that looks like a moon landscape.A picnic lunch will be prepared by our cook. Dinner and camping are in the small dunes in a beautiful environment. The camp itself is fairly basic; bedding, matrasses, and toilet facilities are provided.

Day 4: Erg Zahar

We walk to Zahar (a 4-hour walk).Once we arrive at the camp we walk to the big dune and enjoy the panoramic view. Dinner and camping are in the camp.

Day 5: Ait Ounir

In the morning we walk for about 3,5 hours. Some parts will be over a hard plateau, but most of the time we walk in the dunes.After our picnic lunch, we walk for another 1,5 hours in the dunes to the camp.

Day 6: Ras Enkhal

Today will be our longest walk: we walk about 6,30 hours.The landscape is both dunes and stony deserts. We walk for 4 hours in the morning, enjoy our picnic lunch and walk for 2 more hours in the afternoon to our camp.

Day 7: Ouled Driss

During the morning we will walk (4,5 hours) and pass the old village Mhamid El Ghizlane.We have lunch in a palm grove and go to our hotel. We will stay in hotel ‘Chez le Pacha’, with a swimming pool. In the afternoon we have free-time.

Day 8: The impressive Draa valley to Ouarzazate

Today we will return to Ouarzazate.We pass Zagora and the Draa Valley, we lunch in Agdez and visit the pottery cooperative which is the origin of pottery in the most southern part of Morocco.After that, we have a 1-hour drive to Ouarzazate and go to our hotel. After that, you will have free time.

Day 9: Ouarzazate to Marrakech

Today we will return to Marrakech through the kasbah Ait Benhaddou.Centuries ago, this was an important stop for caravans carrying salt across the Sahara. Today its grand kasbah, a fine example of clay architecture, has been listed as a World Heritage site. Ait Benhaddou is also known as Yunkai in Game of Thrones.We will visit the Kasbah and admire the beautiful view from the top.Ouarzazate on the edge of the Sahara desert in Morocco. Taken as dawn broke. Famous for it use as a set in many films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Gladiator, Jewel of the Nile, Kingdom of Heaven, Kundun and Alexander North Africa. Marrakech city tour evening night in Marrakech

Day 10: Marrakech Departure Day

You have free time in Marrakech and we transfer you to the airport for your flight home.Or you have the option to book extra nights and spend some more time in magical Morocco as an extension to your Morocco Around tour.

10 Days Desert Walking Tour Highlights:

  • Discover the majestic Sahara Desert intensively with this hiking trip
  • Get back to basics by hiking and basic camping in the desert
  • 4 and a half-day walking (moderate level)
  • Accompanied by an official, local guide. English speaking
  • Accompanied by camels to carry your luggage
  • Great views, stunning nature, and an immense landscape
  • Visit a local pottery cooperative
  • Free time to discover impressive Marrakech

Private groups:

  • Please contact us directly to discuss your wishes and preferred departure dates
Group tour:
  • 27 April 2025 (10 days)
  • Minimum of 4, maximum of 14 travelers

What to expect?

  • Pick-up and drop-off in Marrakech
  • 10 days, fully accompanied tour with 4x4 or mini-van and skilled driver
  • Group will be accompanied by an officially certified guide. English speaking
  • Luggage will be carried by camels
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinners are included (except in Marrakech)
  • Stays in a hotel in Marrakech and basic camping in the Sahara Desert camping (camping gear included, except sleeping bags)
  • Stays: 9 nights in 3-star hotels, Riads (rural hotel) and a Sahara desert camp
  • Transport: Minibus or 4×4 transfers from and to the Airport and during the trip, camel ride
  • Full Escort: Fully escorted by an official, local, English speaking guide
  • Price mentioned is an indication for a trip with 4 people
  • Lunches
  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks and items of a personal nature
  • International flights (we can book them upon request)
  • Tips
  • Additional stays before or after the trip, although these can be booked additionally
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Reviews
  • star rating  Just the Best! - Hassan was excellent- exceptional - engaging - alert - respectful- knowledgeable- and fun! He has an excellent sense of pace. He was scheduled AND spontaneous. He knew the things we... read more

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    April 25, 2024

    star rating  A land of beauty and adventure  - Our travel guide Hassan Hisse is exceptional. He has the knowledge of the desert, the country and the people. He speaks several local and international languages which facilitate movement... read more

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    April 18, 2024

    star rating  I hope you get this fantastic guide!  - Hassan Hissan is the most remarkable guide I’ve ever had. He goes above and beyond for his tourists. For example my sister and I wanted to visit a particular place... read more

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    April 17, 2024
  • star rating  Hassan our tour guide, made this trip an amazing adventure. Aside from keeping us informed, entertained and safe, he did small things to enhance the trip experience. For example when... read more

    barbarakO6038MS
    April 24, 2023

    star rating  Hassan Hisse is a wonderrful guide, if you can get him. He knows EVERYBODY and seems to know the answers to everything. He will take great care of you.

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    December 22, 2022

    star rating  In the spring of 2022 we traveled to Morocco with a group of friends. We explored Morocco from the High Atlas Mountains to the Sahara Desert, from the fascinating cities... read more

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    December 9, 2022
  • star rating  The Guide Makes all the Difference - Hassan Hissee brought the culture of Morocco to life. We went off the beaten path to have tea with a nomad family, spend a day in the life with... read more

    michelle G
    December 9, 2022

    star rating  A Magical Moroccan Adventure with Hassan - We toured Morocco for two weeks with Hassan, visiting Rabat, Fez, Marrakesh, Casablanca and the Sahara. Hassan, our trip leader, was engaging, inventive and attentive to all our needs, seamlessly... read more

    Alice L
    December 8, 2022

    star rating  Sahara Desert! - It’s an amazing trip that was carefully crafted to show us the colorful Morocco. It is an exotic experience with two story tall bird of paradise, starry night at Sahara... read more

    ALC_KC
    December 8, 2022
  • star rating  One of the best trips ever! - Hassan Hisse is the perfect guide!!! Our trip combined history, beauty, museums, gardens, mountains, souks (outdoor shopping malls), travel, home visits, dining experiences, desert trips & camel rides and... read more

    Lois R
    December 7, 2022

    star rating  An excellent Morocco experience with Hassan - I was very fortunate to have Hassan Hisse as a trip leader this past month in Morocco. Hassan shares his love of Morocco with such joy that every moment is... read more

    karenwY1456DL
    December 7, 2022

    star rating  This tour company created an 11 day tour that was truly magical, from the High Atlas Mtns, to the Sahara, Fez, Essouria and much more. Our guide and driver were... read more

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    November 15, 2022
  • star rating  The highlight of our trip was definitely the camel trek in the Sahara with a beautiful overnight stay in the desert camp.

    avatar thumb John W
    November 11, 2022

    star rating  Our Guide was really nice, he took care for the whole group and made us feel comfortable and happy. Thanks to him we learned a lot of the culture. We... read more

    suzano714
    August 3, 2022

    star rating  The hike in the Atlas was stunning. Challenging but great, with generous local people when we stopped for a break. Besides that I had a lovely week full of activities... read more

    JennekeU
    July 31, 2022
  • star rating  Really an amazing experience.. we went through Casablanca Rabat Meknes Fes and Marrakech without any boring moment.. everything felt safe and taken care of :)

    irisdG8653TD
    July 31, 2022

    star rating  The variety between Hassan the tourguide and the local tourguides was amazing. I learned a lot, every question i had was answered. The places we went to were amazing especially... read more

    clauxalida
    July 31, 2022

    star rating  Whole trip was magical...Hassan the guide was amazing, very humble,knowledgeable and took great care of us...night sky was amazing...Lovely trip, we will definitely go back again

    saratH8505OK
    July 7, 2022
  • star rating  This was my second visit to Morocco and now,thanks to our guide Hassan and his dedication,kindnes and willingnes to show us all parts of the country and the way of... read more

    korinak615
    July 4, 2022

    star rating  Hassan was our guide for a week exploring Morocco. It was everything we could have asked for and even more. At first we did not know what this trip will... read more

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    July 1, 2022

    star rating  My husband and I traveled on a seven day tour with our amazing tour guide Hassan and his very nice an attentive driver Mustafa.
    Hassan made sure our trip was... read more

    afra502
    April 2, 2022
  • star rating  My recent trip to Morocco with my wife was the trip of a lifetime. Let me explain that I am 84, and I have lived and traveled all over the... read more

    jansA6335VP
    March 21, 2022

    star rating  Short getaway to a beautiful, picturesque village in the Atlas Mountains - Tighza. Hassan was my guide who was very professional and an amazing person. The trip was beyond... read more

    Voyage740671
    March 16, 2022

    star rating  This is the third tour I have booked with Hassan as a guide. He is the only guide I hire when I visit Morocco. His professionalism, attention to detail, knowledge... read more

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    March 13, 2022
  • star rating  Hassan is amazing guide an person! He thought me
    a lot and made me feel comfortable and safe! It was a great experience and I wish go to Morocco again... read more

    946prism
    March 9, 2022

    star rating  Hassan is one of the best guides I've ever been on trip with. He knows everything about the village, but also about things you'll pass along the way like the... read more

    W2888OEirenev
    November 28, 2021

    star rating  The favorite part is effort of our guide Hassan Hiss who show us his culture and his beautiful country and people with so much passion.

    Dada0907
    November 22, 2021
  • star rating  What can I say apart from awesome! From making enquires to the pick up....all smooth! Yassin our driver was careful and considerate at all times! Mohammed our guide, just made... read more

    Ocdnomag
    February 27, 2020

    star rating  This was one of the best week's away I have ever experienced, action packed, visually stunning, an elixir for all the senses. Sights; stunning scenary everywhere you look, the majestic... read more

    Bruce123B
    December 21, 2019

    star rating  What made this trip superb...beside the experience of traveling in Morocco....was our most remarkable guide. Hassan Hisse was simply exceptional in every way. I have traveled a... read more

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    October 28, 2019

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