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Tour From Marrakech to The Sahara (3 Days)

For those who want to see the Sahara and the Atlas Mountains but have limited time
The Sahara is a different world altogether; here, even time flows differently. Instead, time doesn't exist here at all. Only an endless series of otherworldly landscapes, the smooth sway of a camel beneath you and the breathtakingly beautiful star-filled sky, accompanied by the melodious song of the guide. Here you start seeing things that you don't usually notice in life. You notice their beauty and enjoy every minute of it.

This journey will take us through the Atlas Mountains with their majestic ravines, green oases appearing in the middle of the desert with groves of date palms and gardens. We'll see mud-brick villages which cling to slopes that seem impossible to climb. We'll visit ancient fortresses and have an overnight stay in the desert, and we will even visit "Hollywood". We will learn about nomadic and Berber life and learn the skills of a potter and camel racer, and perhaps we can help with date picking, making tajine or creating a wedding carpet. We will also take lots of pictures, taste a range of local food and solve many mysteries. Trips like these are never forgotten, and sometimes they can be life-changing.

This trip to the Sahara is very popular. But if you can spare an extra day, we highly recommend the four-day route. This will take a little more time. However, you will see, learn and experience so much more.

Type of tour:

On a day convenient for you
At a time convenient for you
3 days
from €405 per person

*Depends on the number of people and the accommodation type.
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Day 1.
Marrakech - Tizi-n-Tichka Pass - Zagora - M'Hamid Oasis - Erg chigaga dunes.
500km, 10 hours on the road

We will leave Marrakech at 7 am to catch a breath-taking sunrise amidst the dunes of the Sahara. On the road through the Atlas Mountains and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, we will enjoy spectacular views, scenic Berber villages and fortresses, and taste many traditional dishes of the local cuisine. We will make stops at the most beautiful places to take pictures. For the leg of our journey, we'll ride on camels in the middle of the desert. A festive dinner awaits us in the camp. You will learn so much about Morocco in one day that you could write a book about it :)

Day 2.
Erg chigaga - Antiatlas - "Rally Paris-Dakar" track - Foum Zguid.
300 km, 5.5 hours on the road

After welcoming a magnificent sunrise over the dunes and having breakfast, we will set off across the desert in jeeps. We'll stop at the oasis where the world's tastiest dates grow. We'll also encounter marvellous forms of mineral weathering, and we'll see the mountainous landscapes of The Anti-Atlas, the settlements of Sahrawi and visit the Berber villages. We will learn about the traditions, crafts and history of the local people, learn about local cuisine, learn to bake bread or make tajine and try our hand at making pottery or weaving. Here, in our opinion, the most beautiful ceramics and carpets in Morocco are made. We will arrive in Ouarzazate in the evening. Dinner and an overnight stay will be in your booked hotel.

Day 3.
Ouarzazate - Aït-Ben-Haddou - Tizi-n-Tichka Pass - High Atlas - Marrakech.
200 km, 4 hours on the road

We'll start the day with a visit to the world's biggest film studio, Atlas Studios. Episodes of Game of Thrones, Aladdin, Gladiator and many other films were shot here. After a walk among biblical temples, Egyptian pyramids and Tibetan monasteries, we'll visit the grand Berber fortress of Aït-Ben-Haddou. You may even recognise it from many films. We'll visit the local bazaar and lose ourselves in the mysterious alleyways of this remarkable monument of architecture and history. After lunch, we'll travel through the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass and return to Marrakech by 5 pm.
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The trip is available in two options:

1. Tour with Driver and Professional Guide:

Includes a 30-minute consultation with our Morocco expert, guide, transfer, dinner, overnight stay in a tent with a double or two single beds, private shower and toilet, and breakfast in a middle-class camp in the Sahara, visit to Atlas Studios, and a camel ride.

The hotel in Ouarzazate is not included in the price. Please book it well in advance according to your personal taste and budget.

2. Transfer with Driver (English or French Speaking) without Guide:

Includes a 30-minute consultation with our Morocco expert, transfer, dinner, overnight stay in a tent with a double or two single beds, private shower and toilet, and breakfast in a middle-class camp in the Sahara, visit to Atlas Studios, and a camel ride.

The hotel in Ouarzazate is not included in the price. Please book it well in advance according to your personal taste and budget.

2 people: 2731 / 1700 EUR*
4 people: 3388 / 2360 EUR
6 people: 4045 / 3017 EUR
8 people: 4935 / 3906 EUR
10 people: 5592 / 4564 EUR
12 people: 6250 / 5221 EUR
14 people: 6907 / 5879 EUR
16 people: 7565 / 6536 EUR

*with guide / transfer only

The cost is for double occupancy in double tents. Triple occupancy is also possible (with an extra bed in a double tent), which will reduce the cost of the tour.

If you are 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 or more people, or if you would like to take advantage of triple occupancy, please email us, and we will send you a quote for the tour.

Upon your request, we can also accommodate you in a luxury camp in the Sahara. Just let us know.

If you intend to take the tour with your car, or a rented car, you can be accompanied by the guide only. The cost of a guide on such a route is €1000.

Please note!
This is a very popular classic tour. We have provided detailed information above to help you make a decision without additional correspondence. If you have any questions, we are happy to answer them. Usually, a free half-hour consultation with our experts (two letters with answers to all your questions and/or a call via your preferred messenger) is sufficient. If you need more time, we will gladly continue the communication. The cost of an additional consultation is €300 for three hours.

If you would like us to create a personalized tour route for you, taking into account your personal interests and preferences, this is also possible! Just let us know.

Prices for travel agencies can be viewed here.
What is the difference between a tour with a guide and a transfer?
Tour with a Guide vs. Transfer:
Saving vs. Deep Immersion into the culture and life of the country + comfort.
Expert Knowledge
Tour: A guide is always with you. He shows you all the highlights, shares insights into the local culture and traditions, and provides unique stories and expert knowledge.

Transfer: Travel along the route with comfortable transportation, but without an individual guide and excursions.

Exclusive Experiences
Tour: Access to exclusive locations, unique moments, and interesting events.

Transfer: You fill your day according to the travel itinerary.
Local Recommendations
Tour: Guide's recommendations for the best restaurants, leisure spots, and shops.

Transfer: Travel along the route without additional advice.
Full Comfort and Care
Tour: Full guidance and care from your guide throughout the entire journey.

Transfer: Simply comfortable transportation between the points of the itinerary.
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