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Moroccan Desert 3-Day Tour from Marrakech provided by Camel Safaries

Moroccan Desert 3-Day Tour from Marrakech

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 19/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Crossing the High Atlas to the Sahara from Marrakech requires detailed planning to experience the region’s full beauty and history. This convenient tour wraps them up in three days, with a guide to make everything extra engaging. Navigate Tizi-n-Tichka pass to Ait Benhaddou and the movie town of Ouarzazate, plus ride camels and stay overnight at a bivouac camp in the Sahara’s Erg Chebbi dunes. Includes transport, accommodation, some meals, and convenient Marrakech pickup and drop-off.
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Full Map
3 stops
Day 1
Marrakech to Rose Valley
Day 2
Rose Valley to Erg Chebbi desert
Day 3
Erg Chebbi Desert to Marrakech
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Highlights
  • See the best of the High Atlas and Sahara on a 3-day trip from Marrakech
  • Visit Ait Benhaddou, Ouarzazate, Todra, and more with insight from guide
  • Camel rides and night at desert camp in Sahara’s Erg Chebbi dunes
  • Great value: includes air-conditioned travel, accommodations, and some meals
What to Expect
Day 1: Marrakech to Rose Valley (D) After pickup in Marrakech, venture through the High Atlas, navigating Berber villages and the Tizi-n-Tichka pass to visit Ait Benhaddou kasbah. Following lunch (own expense), continue to Ouarzazate where you can explore Atlas Studios, Africa’s biggest movie studio, and Taourirt kasbah, a former Glaoui Dynasty stronghold. Then, travel via the Skoura Oasis and Amerhidil kasbah to the Rose Valley. Overnight: Kasbah Itran or similar Day 2: Rose Valley to Erg Chebbi (B, D) After breakfast, walk through the Todra Gorge before heading towards the Erg Chebbi Desert. On route, take photos of Tinghir’s palm groves before a stroll beside the Todra River and a mint tea. Then, pass the Anti Atlas on the way to Merzouga and Erg Chebbi’s dunes edging the Sahara, where you ride a camel and overnight in a bivouac camp, with dinner and drum music under the stars. Overnight: Mohayut Bivouac camp or similar Day 3: Erg Chebbi to Marrakech (B) Wake up early for the sunrise and a mint tea before a camel ride to a kasbah hotel for breakfast and a shower. Then, return through the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech, where your adventure ends at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Marrakesh, Morocco
Duration
3 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Dinner
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Driver/guide
  • Scarf
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lunches and beverages
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Small bag/back-pack with belongings for bivouac overnight suggested as will be carried on the camel. All luggage can travel with you on tour, and bulk of luggage will be stored and secured at hotel bordering desert.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Vehicle travel on day 3 back to Marrakech is 9-10 hours with stops
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Alianassef wrote a review Mar 2020
Montreal, Canada3 contributions8 helpful votes
This 3 day tour was the absolute highlight of our trip to Morocco. From start to finish, every moment was spectacular. We received incredible service from our driver/guide Khalid. He went above and beyond to make this trip memorable for us. All the stops were breathtaking and of
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Gemma F wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom10 contributions21 helpful votes
My partner and I couldn’t recommend this trip more. Our guide/driver mustapha was truly amazing. He was so kind, caring, helpful and friendly we were so lucky to have him. Staying over night in the Sahara desert was truly an incredible experience, the tents we stayed in were
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Diana G wrote a review Feb 2020
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We took a private tour to the Sahara and had an amazing experience! Our guides were friendly and helpful since the first day. We made extra stops that were not considered in the agenda (such as visiting the Atlas Studios, and stopping over for things at the pharmacy, etc), and
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Date of experience: November 2019
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David wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions5 helpful votes
Abdul our guide and Mohamed our driver were both amazing! They were punctual, professional, and met all of our needs. I highly recommend this experience if travelling in Morocco.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Rta H wrote a review Feb 2020
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Tour Moha and Mohammed gave us a beautiful experience to explore the country. The trip was well organized and the accommodations truly perfect. Moha always made sure that we were happy and gave us all the details about Morocco and could answer all of our questions. Mohammed kept
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Wonderful experience!
Wonderful experience! I can’t say enough positive things about my experience with this group. My guide was absolut
lovette
lovette
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Awe-inspiring!
After having to cancel travel plans to Morocco last March due to the Covid pandemic, we decided to reschedule. Asid
lita_castrejon
lita_castrejon
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The best experience
It was a beautiful experience. The vehicle service and our guides were flawless. Kasbah Telouet is a hidden gem and
Gunta J
Gunta J
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Group tour along the Atlantic Ocean coast, west Sahara
In February 2020 was my fourth journey in Marocco since 2017 when came the first time in this beautiful country. Ev
TheAplinist
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Full Review of Camel Safaries. *Ask for Hassan*
A long overdue review for an amazing trip from Fes to Marrakech with Camel Safari in April 2019. Quick version: Ali
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Amazing Sahara
It was our 1st trip out of Europe and definately the best one! Sahara and Morocco will stay in my heart forever❤ We
KamBains72
KamBains72
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Desert Safari: an absolute must do while in Morrocco!
My cousin had recommended this company after doing a desert tour with them last fall. So I decided to book with the
NicoleJ424
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Amazing trip with local insight
Can't recommend Camel Safaries enough! Our tour guide Khalid was amazing, patient and knowledgeable, answering our
korykg
korykg
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Extraordinary
I just returned to Marrakech from a 4 day tour and am in awe of how incredible this experience was. Camel Safaries
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Our trip to Morocco
The trip was really wonderful. Ali the Tour guide did a super job of putting together this itinerary for us. He sug
Travellusted
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Blessed with the experience!
The trip was well thought out and excellent. All the sights were brilliant. Mustapha customised the trip to our nee
Navigate792253
Navigate792253
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Highlights of Morocco in a fantastic trip through Sahara desert
Most memorable trip for our 2019! Our family of five took the 4d/3n trip with Camel Safaries. The booking communica
Pantana N
Pantana N
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Wonderful 4 days trip to Sahara
Wonderful trip with nice driver guide Mohammed. We took a 4 days private journey from Marrakech to Sahara. Btw, the
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What an adventure-4 day desert tour with Khalid
Our trip with Camel Safaris was a great adventure for our family of 5 (3 tweens/teens). Khalid, our guide and drive
ngkayan1223
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Our honeymoon pick! (:
My husband and I booked Camel Safaries' 19-day private tour to Morocco in Dec 2019 for our honeymoon. We contacted
Key Details
  • Roses Valley, Erg Chebbi Desert, and 1 more
  • Duration: 3 days
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