Mhamid desert tour from Marrakech in 3 Days

Mhamid desert tour from Marrakech in 3 Days



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Mhamid desert tour from Marrakech in 3 Days

The Mhamid desert tour from Marrakech in 3 Days offers an immersive experience in the untouched beauty of the Moroccan Sahara. Commence your journey by traversing the majestic Atlas Mountains, where you'll unravel the ancient mysteries of kasbahs nestled amidst awe-inspiring landscapes. Immerse yourself in the unique nomadic culture of the region as you venture towards the remote desert town of Mhamid.

Experience the thrill of a lifetime with a camel trek across the mesmerizing dunes of Erg Chigaga, the highlight of your expedition. As the sun sets, find solace under the vast desert sky in a traditional desert camp, where every moment becomes a cherished memory. Allow yourself to be captivated by the unfiltered allure and tranquility of the Mhamid desert, where each step unveils a new facet of its enchanting charm.

Our expertly curated itinerary ensures an off-the-beaten-path adventure, allowing you to escape the ordinary and embrace the extraordinary. With a perfect blend of exhilarating experiences and serene moments, our Mhamid Desert Tour promises an unforgettable journey through the heart of Morocco's most captivating landscapes. Join us on this remarkable expedition, where every moment is infused with the magic of the desert.

Highlights of the "Mhamid Desert Tour from Marrakech in 3 Days":

  1. Zagora Desert Exploration: Embark on a captivating journey through the Zagora Desert, immersing yourself in its enchanting landscapes and rich cultural heritage.
  2.  Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventure: Experience the thrill of getting off the beaten paths with our meticulously curated itinerary, ensuring you discover hidden gems and authentic experiences.
  3. UNESCO Site of Ksar Ait Benhaddou: Explore the ancient fortified village of Ksar Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its historical significance and stunning architecture.
  4.  Fabulous Draa Valley: Traverse the breathtaking Draa Valley, home to lush palm groves, picturesque oases, and traditional Berber villages, offering a glimpse into Morocco's natural splendor.
  5. Tamnougalt Kasbah: Visit the iconic Tamnougalt Kasbah, a majestic fortress steeped in history and cultural significance, showcasing the region's architectural marvels.
  6. Desert Region in Zagora: Discover the captivating beauty of the desert region in Zagora, where endless stretches of golden sands and majestic dunes await, offering a truly unforgettable desert experience.
  7. Return to Marrakech: After three days of immersive exploration, relax as you return to Marrakech, where you'll be conveniently dropped off at your hotel, cherishing memories that will last a lifetime.

Begin this exclusive Mhamid desert tour for an unforgettable adventure, where every moment brings you closer to the soul of the Moroccan Sahara. Book your 3-day journey today for an unparalleled experience in the heart of Mhamid.


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Starting point: Marrakech.
Departure Time: 8am
Duration: 3 days
Detail of return: Marrakech.

Know Before You Go: Considerations for Travelers

Prior to embarking on this journey, please be aware of the following considerations:

  •     Unsuitability for pregnant women
  •     Inaccessibility for individuals with mobility impairments
  •     Limited accessibility for wheelchair users

Please take these factors into account when planning your trip.

Note: This is a private tour. For inquiries about luxury or small group tours, please contact us.

Mhamid Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech

Tour Map for the 3-Day Mhamid Desert Tour from Marrakech:


  • Transport by private modern vehicle with A/C
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation.
  • Car Fuel
  • Experienced English speaking Driver/Guide
  • Overnight at the Desert Camp
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Camel trekking (camel per person)
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips and personal expenses

Tour Plan

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Draa Valley - Zagora

Begin your unforgettable journey with our meticulously planned Mhamid desert tour from Marrakech in 3 Days. We'll collect you from your Marrakech hotel, setting off towards Ouarzazate and Zagora, navigating the breathtaking Tizi-N-Tichka mountain pass at 2260 meters in the High Atlas Mountains.

The drive from Marrakech to Ouarzazate promises captivating scenery, showcasing a myriad of colors and the charming Berber villages scattered along the route. As we ascend the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka pass towards Ait Benhaddou village, you'll have the chance to explore the fortified ksar with its captivating Kasbahs. Ait Benhaddou, celebrated for its cinematic history, has been featured in numerous renowned films.

Continuing our journey, we arrive in Ouarzazate for a delightful lunch beside the iconic Kasbah of Taourirt. Energized, we head south, crossing the second pass at Tizi N’Tnifift with 1710m, traversing volcanic mountains and passing through the historic Ait Saoun village, once a crucial route for Sahara traders from “Timbuktu.”

Our path leads us to the picturesque Agdez Village, marking the origin of the Draa Valley, adorned with lush palm groves and ancient kasbahs. Journeying through lunar landscapes and pre-Sahara routes, we finally arrive in Zagora, a charming town steeped in the rich history of the Saadian dynasty.

Conclude your day with a serene night's rest and a sumptuous dinner at a local hotel, immersing yourself in the warmth and hospitality of this captivating region.

Day 2: Zagora – Tamegroute – Mhamid – Chigaga Dunes

On the second day of our journey, following a refreshing breakfast, we embark on a cultural exploration to Tamagroute, where we visit the esteemed Zaouia Nasiryaa, boasting recognition as one of the nation's oldest libraries. Continuing our voyage along the picturesque Draa Valley towards M’hamid, we are greeted by the awe-inspiring sight of the expansive Chigaga dunes emerging on the horizon, a spectacle to behold.

Experience the timeless allure of the desert as you embark on a mesmerizing camel ride, traversing the golden sands towards our desert camp, where tranquility and serenity await. Spend the night under the star-studded sky, surrounded by the mystical ambiance of the Sahara, creating unforgettable memories amidst the vast expanse of Chigaga dunes.

Day 3: Chegaga  dunes – Foum Zguid – Taznakht – Marrakech

The return journey from Erg Chigaga to Marrakech offers a scenic drive through captivating landscapes, including the enchanting Iriki Lake, surrounded by dunes and tranquil wilderness. Once brimming with water and diverse bird species three decades ago, this area has transformed into a Natural Park and conservation zone, preserving its natural beauty.

Following a rugged off-road trail, we transition onto paved roads, passing through the quaint town of Foum-Zguid. Continuing our journey, we encounter Taznakht, renowned as a former trading hub and one of the nation’s largest centers for exquisite carpets.

As we ascend the majestic High Atlas Mountains once more, we bid farewell to the desert's allure and embark on the final leg of our adventure back to Marrakech. Reflecting on the remarkable experiences and breathtaking sights witnessed throughout our journey, we return with cherished memories of our desert odyssey.


Frequently Asked Questions

How to book this tour?

To book the tour, please send us an email with details such as the number of guests and the expected date of arrival. If you have specific preferences, would like to customize the tour, or have special requests, kindly include them in your email. We will promptly respond within 24 hours to assist you further. Additionally, we will provide you with information on how to proceed with the payment for the tour. Thank you for choosing our services, and we look forward to making your experience memorable.”

What's the physical activity level? What are the accommodations like?

The tour involves moderate physical activity, such as camel rides and short walks. Accommodations consist of traditional Berber-style tents in the desert camp, providing an authentic experience amidst the stunning desert landscape.

Is Mhamid Desert safe? Are English-speaking guides provided?

Safety is paramount, and we ensure that all necessary precautions are taken to provide a secure experience. Our tour includes experienced English-speaking guides who offer insightful commentary and assistance throughout the journey.

What's the weather like? What should I pack?

The Mhamid Desert typically experiences warm days and cooler nights. It’s advisable to pack lightweight and breathable clothing, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and a jacket or sweater for cooler evenings to ensure comfort during your desert adventure.

Can I customize my tour itinerary?

Yes, we understand that each traveler has unique preferences. We offer the flexibility to customize your tour itinerary to better suit your interests, schedule, and preferences. Contact our customer service team, and we will work with you to create a personalized experience.

Do I need to bring a sleeping bag?

No, a sleeping bag is not necessary for our overnight camel ride. The desert camp is equipped with all the bedding you’ll need.


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    “Trois jours extrêmement intéressants grâce à la diversité des paysages, l’excellent accueil à l’hôtel Bia Besta et l’originalité de l’accueil à Merzouga lors de la troisième nuit. Je tiens particulièrement à souligner l’importance de notre chauffeur Hicham, qui s’est montré très compétent et attentif à nos besoins, contribuant ainsi grandement à la réussite de notre séjour de trois jours. Un grand merci à lui!”

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