7-Day Tour from Marrakech to Sahara Desert (A week Morocco Trip)
Embark on a 7-day adventure through the enchanting landscapes and vibrant culture of Morocco! From the bustling streets of Marrakech to the serene Sahara Desert, each day promises a new and unforgettable experience. Join us for a curated journey filled with cultural immersion, historical exploration, and natural wonders. Ready for a week-long odyssey through the heart of Morocco? Let’s make memories together!
7-Day Tour from Marrakech to Sahara Desert Overview
Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the enchanting landscapes and vibrant cities of Morocco on this week-long tour. Immerse yourself in the bustling energy of Marrakech on Day 1, exploring its historic Medina, Bahia Palace, and lively souks. As the day winds down, indulge in the flavors of Morocco with a traditional dinner in Djemaa el Fna Square.
Day 2 takes you deeper into Marrakech’s history, with visits to the Saadian Tombs, Medersa Ben Youssef, and the Museum of Marrakech. Relax in the peaceful Menara Gardens and cap off the day with a rooftop dinner, enjoying panoramic views of the city.
On Day 3, set out for Ouarzazate, where you’ll explore the Taourirt Kasbah and witness a breathtaking sunset at Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The adventure continues on Day 4 as you journey to Merzouga, deep into the Sahara Desert. Experience the magic of a camel trek, and savor a traditional Berber dinner under the starlit desert sky.
Day 5 invites you to witness the Saharan sunrise, return to Merzouga, and explore the stunning Dades Gorge in the afternoon.
Day 6 takes you through the wonders of Todra Gorge, with opportunities for hiking or rock climbing. Later, journey back to Marrakech, reflecting on the diverse landscapes encountered throughout the week.
On the final day, immerse yourself in the souks of Marrakech, indulging in shopping and cultural experiences. Conclude your Moroccan adventure with a memorable farewell dinner in the heart of Marrakech. Explore the rich tapestry of Morocco, where ancient traditions and natural beauty converge in an extraordinary travel experience.
- Stroll through Marrakech’s historic Medina and visit the iconic Bahia Palace.
- Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Djemaa el Fna Square and indulge in traditional Moroccan cuisine.
- Explore the intricately decorated Saadian Tombs and Medersa Ben Youssef.
- Marvel at the exquisite displays in the Museum of Marrakech.
- Relax in the serene Menara Gardens and enjoy panoramic views of Marrakech from a rooftop dinner.
- Discover the ancient architecture of the Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate.
- Witness a mesmerizing sunset over the desert at Ait Ben Haddou.
- Marvel at the vast expanse of the Sahara Desert and enjoy a traditional Berber dinner under the stars.
- Wake up to the breathtaking Saharan sunrise and explore the stunning landscapes of the Dades Gorge.
- Experience the natural beauty of the Todra Gorge and engage in hiking or rock climbing activities.
- Immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere of Marrakech’s souks, filled with unique treasures and cultural experiences.
- Conclude your journey with a memorable farewell dinner, reflecting on the diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage of Morocco.
Welcome to Desert Morocco Adventure Tours
Welcome to the beginning of your desert escapade! Here at Desert Morocco Adventure, our dedicated team is excited to curate an extraordinary experience tailored exclusively for you. We’re passionate about showcasing the most breathtaking destinations in this area and ensuring that every moment spent with us is nothing short of remarkable. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey filled with adventure, exploration, and cherished memories.
To secure your booking, we kindly ask for a deposit of at least 20% of the total order value. Our friendly travel agent will guide you through the various payment options available. Your tour package will be confirmed once the deposit is received and cleared. Your adventure awaits once everything is settled!
- Cancel up to 7 days before your adventure begins, and you’ll get a full refund.
- If you cancel between 4-6 days prior, there’s a service fee of 50% of the total order value.
- Unfortunately, cancellations made less than 4 days before your trip won’t qualify for a refund.
- However, if we need to cancel the trip due to natural disasters or safety concerns, you’ll have the option for a new date or a full refund.
- Made a booking error and haven’t deposited yet? No worries! You can cancel your reservation request through the link in our initial confirmation email. All the details provided during booking will be swiftly removed from our database upon cancellation.
Should you be traveling with kids or in a group of over 5 people and considering booking with us, please reach out beforehand. We’d love to tailor our best offers just for you, ensuring your experience with us is nothing short of amazing!
Day 1: Marrakech
Explore the enchanting labyrinth of the historic Medina in the morning, immersing yourself in its vibrant markets and lively atmosphere. Visit the opulent Bahia Palace, a testament to Moroccan architecture. Stroll through the bustling souks, where the scent of spices and colorful crafts fill the air. In the afternoon, marvel at the grandeur of the Koutoubia Mosque and explore the tranquil Jardin Majorelle, a garden oasis with striking blue accents. As the evening descends, savor the flavors of Morocco with a traditional dinner in the lively Djemaa el Fna square.
Day 2: Marrakech Discovery
Delve into the rich history of Marrakech with a full day of exploration. Discover the Saadian Tombs, a hidden gem showcasing intricate tilework and architecture. Immerse yourself in the scholarly atmosphere of the Medersa Ben Youssef, an ancient Islamic college. Visit the Museum of Marrakech to explore its diverse exhibits. In the afternoon, unwind with a leisurely walk in the serene Menara Gardens or venture into the contemporary art scene. As night falls, elevate your dining experience with a traditional Moroccan dinner on one of the city’s rooftop restaurants.
Day 3: Marrakech to Ouarzazate
Embark on a scenic drive to Ouarzazate in the morning, traversing landscapes that showcase Morocco’s diverse beauty (approximately 4 to 5 hours). Spend the afternoon exploring Ouarzazate, visiting the historic Taourirt Kasbah, and gaining insights into the local film industry. As the day concludes, witness the breathtaking sunset at Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site, casting a warm glow over its ancient mud-brick architecture.
Day 4: Ouarzazate to the Sahara Desert
Continue your journey to Merzouga in the morning, crossing varied terrains and absorbing the changing scenery (around 4 hours). Upon arrival in Merzouga, venture into the mesmerizing Sahara Desert with an afternoon camel trek to your desert camp. As evening falls, partake in a magical experience with a traditional Berber dinner under the starlit desert sky, accompanied by local music around a campfire.
Day 5: Sahara Desert to Dades Gorge
Witness the sunrise over the Saharan dunes in the morning, creating a captivating play of light and shadows. Afterward, return to Merzouga. In the afternoon, drive to Dades, known for its dramatic canyons and rock formations. As night approaches, take a leisurely walk through the gorge or unwind at your accommodation, surrounded by the natural beauty of the landscape.
Day 6: Todra Gorge to Marrakech
Explore the wonders of Todra Gorge in the morning, engaging in activities like hiking or rock climbing. In the afternoon, embark on the journey back to Marrakech (around 6 hours), reminiscing about the diverse landscapes you’ve encountered. As evening descends, either relax in Marrakech or seize the opportunity to explore any remaining sites you may have missed on the first day.
Day 7: Marrakech
Spend a full day in Marrakech, using the time to visit any remaining attractions or indulge in shopping at the bustling souks. In the afternoon and evening, bid farewell to Morocco with a memorable dinner in Marrakech, opting for a different local restaurant or exploring a new facet of the city’s rich culinary offerings.
The prices of this 7-Day Tour from Marrakech to Sahara Desert include
- The price of the trip includes a vehicle, driver/tour guide, accommodation and half board (dinner and breakfast), and a camel ride
- Lunch and drinks are not included in the price of the trip
7 Days Tour From Marrakech to the desert Itinerary
Indulge in a leisurely exploration of Morocco in just one week with our meticulously crafted tour. Designed for those who prefer to savor each moment, this journey invites you to immerse yourself in the charms of Marrakech and the allure of the desert at a relaxed pace.
Arrival in Marrakech
Arrive in Marrakech, the vibrant heart of Morocco.
Check into your hotel and take some time to relax after your journey.
In the evening, explore the bustling Djemaa el Fna Square and sample delicious Moroccan street food.
Marrakech City Tour
Begin your day with a guided tour of Marrakech’s historic Medina.
Visit iconic landmarks such as the Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, and Medersa Ben Youssef.
Stroll through the colorful souks and shop for unique souvenirs.
Enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner at a local restaurant.
Excursion to Ouarzazate
Depart Marrakech and travel to Ouarzazate, known as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Explore the impressive Taourirt Kasbah and learn about its fascinating history.
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou and marvel at its ancient mud-brick architecture.
Watch the sunset over the desert before returning to Marrakech for the night.
Camel Trek in the Sahara Desert
Today, journey into the heart of the Sahara Desert to the desert town of Merzouga.
Experience the magic of a camel trek as you ride across the golden sand dunes.
Arrive at a desert camp and enjoy a traditional Berber dinner under the starlit sky.
Spend the night in a comfortable tent, surrounded by the tranquility of the desert.
Direction: Dades Gorge5
Sunrise and Dades Gorge
Wake up early to witness the spectacular sunrise over the Sahara Desert.
After breakfast, return to Merzouga and continue your journey towards the Dades Gorge.
Explore the stunning landscapes of the gorge, known for its towering rock formations and lush green valleys.
Spend the night in a charming guesthouse overlooking the gorge.
Todra Gorge and Return to Marrakech
Today, venture into the breathtaking Todra Gorge, where towering cliffs offer spectacular views.
Enjoy hiking or rock climbing in this natural wonderland.
In the afternoon, begin your journey back to Marrakech, passing through scenic landscapes along the way.
Arrive in Marrakech in the evening and relax at your hotel.
Enjoy a leisurely morning in Marrakech, perhaps visiting any sights you missed or doing some last-minute shopping.
Transfer to the airport for your departure, taking with you cherished memories of your summer adventure in Morocco.