Morocco's Sahara Desert

Morocco's Sahara Desert

Experience the majestic Sahara Desert in Morocco. From the crumbling kasbahs and verdant oasis towns of the Draa Valley to the the majestic dunes of Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga, the Moroccan Sahara makes for an incredible journey.

In order to get out to the dunes at Erg Chebbi or Erg Chegaga, you need to allow a minimum of three days (it is a full day's drive there and a full day's drive back). If possible we strongly recommend you take longer to savour the unique atmosphere and the wonderful kasbahs, Palmeraies and boutique hotels along the way to break up the long journeys.

If you are looking for more of an adventure, consider our 6 day Sahara Desert trek.


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Itineraries

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Enjoy a Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech to the Erg Chebbi Dunes & the High Atlas Mountains.

Small Group Classic 3 days

Adults from $571 pp plus flights

'From Price' is the average per person price for ground arrangements for two people sharing.

Four day boutique tour to the desert dunes at Erg Chebbi with plenty of time to explore Ait Benhaddou, the Todra Gorge and the crumbling Kasbah Telouet.

Tailor-made Classic 4 days

Adults from $783 pp plus flights

'From Price' is the average per person price for ground arrangements for two people sharing.

6 Day Sahara Desert trek traversing Jebel Bani and Erg Chegaga, camping wild and sleeping under the stars.

Private Trek Adventure 6 days

Adults from $1,032 pp plus flights

'From Price' is the average per person price for ground arrangements for two people sharing.

A family adventure of a life time. Explore bustling Marrakech & then venture out into the Sahara for camel trekking and wild camping.

Tailor-made Classic 8 - 10 days

Families from $1,055 pp plus flights

'From Price' is the average price per person for ground arrangements for a family of four (two adults + two children under 12).

Flights are typically an additional $263 per person economy class from London

Explore Marrakech and the magnificent Sahara Desert in style with a superb desert camp experience.

Tailor-made Luxury 8 days

Families from $1,139 pp plus flights

'From Price' is the average price per person for ground arrangements for a family of four (two adults + two children under 12).

Flights are typically an additional $263 per person economy class from London

Visit enchanting Marrakech, Unesco World Heritage sites, palmeries and enjoy pure luxury in the Saharan dunes on this road-trip of a life time.

Tailor-made Luxury 11 days

Adults from $1,840 pp plus flights

'From Price' is the average per person price for ground arrangements for two people sharing.

A holiday combining camel treks, desert camping, Atlas mountain trekking and the wonderful city of Marrakech.

Tailor-made Adventure 2 weeks

Adults from $2,158 pp plus flights

'From Price' is the average per person price for ground arrangements for two people sharing.

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Accommodation

Luxury Desert Camp

Sahara Desert

Our rating

9/10

Price guide

Price rating 4

- Stunning remote location
- All inclusive luxury desert camp
- Camel treks, sandboarding & sundowners
- Superb service & atmosphere

Kasbah Ellouze

Sahara Desert

Our rating

8/10

Price guide

Price rating 3

- Terraces & Pool
- Beautiful location
- Lovely ambience
- Warm hosts

Our rating

8/10

Price guide

Price rating 3

- Lovely gardens
- Swimming pool
- Skoura Palmeraie
- Peaceful

Dar Qamar

Sahara Desert

Our rating

7/10

Price guide

Price rating 4

- Heated pool
- Nice communal gardens
- Old area of Agdz
- Crumbling kasbahs nearby

Chez Pierre

Sahara Desert

Our rating

7/10

Price guide

Price rating 3

- Stunning, traditional building
- Mountain views
- Simple, traditional rooms

Kasbah Azul

Sahara Desert

Our rating

7/10

Price guide

Price rating 4

- Boutique Palmeraie Retreat
- Beautiful Gardens
- Heated Pool
- Walks in the nearby Palmeraie

Riad Caravane

Sahara Desert

Our rating

7/10

Price guide

Price rating 3

- Gorgeous roof terraces
- Simple, stylish rooms
- Beautiful communal areas
- Small swimming pool

Kasbah La Cigogne

Sahara Desert

Our rating

7/10

Price guide

Price rating 2

- Traditional Kasbah
- Swimming Pool
- Beautiful Location

Our rating

7/10

Price guide

Price rating 3

- Eco Lodge
- Solar Heated Swimming Pool
- Bicycle Hire
- Solar Powered

Mohayut Desert Camp

Sahara Desert

Our rating

6/10

Price guide

Price rating 3

- Dinner by starlight
- Camel Trek

Wild Desert Camp

Sahara Desert

Our rating

6/10

Price guide

Price rating 3

- Private camp
- Sahara Dunes location
- Basic

Dar Sidi Bounou

Sahara Desert

Our rating

5/10

Price guide

Price rating 2

- Exceedingly laid-back
- All food included
- Ideal for children

M'Hamid Guesthouse

Sahara Desert

Our rating

NA

Price guide

Price rating

What customers are saying after travelling with Tourdust

Average Rating

based on 504 reviews

(5.00/5)

  • Service rating : This was the first time that we've booked through Tourdust. It wasnt just easy, it was really nice to always have someone at the end of an email, even when aboard to help with any random questions, which we had one regarding an earlier flight departure back home. Id certainly use Tourdust again.
    Product : We got exactly what was advertised, and the staff knew the exact holiday that we were going on.

    Ben feefo reviewer verified review for Sahara Desert Trek on 13 January 2019

  • We had a wonderful trip to Morocco. What a fascinating country. Thank you so much for all of your help making things smooth and less stressful!

    Here are a few things we wanted to pass on:

    Dar Housnia was absolutely delightful. It was like an entire wing of a house to ourselves with perfect Moroccan decor. The private area where we ate was so cute, the riad staff so accommodating. I loved waking in the cozy space with our family and hearing both call to prayer as well as roosters. Just perfect.

    I was a little unclear how to ask what time we were being picked up etc, but your office promptly replied to my emails - even on weekends- when we had these questions about transport times. Once, we met our guide in Imlil these details we not problematic as our guide “Abraham” totally took care of us. Abraham was awesome. You should definitely request him again in the future. He was young (29)and energetic. He had a ton of hiking experience in Imlil as he was from there. He also seemed to know everything else about morocco, the desert, the culture, etc, etc. He was approachable, kind, patient, great with our kids and answered SO MANY of our questions.

    The hike was lovely - after rain the day prior in Marrakech - there was snow in the mountains. It was gorgeous. We may have been up for a longer hike up Mt Taboukel if I had known this was a realistic option for families ( I thought from reading that it was too technical for us). Yet not sure we had enough days for all these things always since getting in the desert was a priority.

    The mountain house, Dar adar, was just as described… very basic. The wifi was broken (which was a nice break when you have pre-teens addicted to phones, plus my husband called no wifi an amenity to not be available by email for his work!)). There was no heat and the fireplace helped a tad - but was so very cold in the rooms. My husband loved the rustic space, I may have gone up one step in niceness of mountain accommodation if I had to do it over again. Yet, meeting the other families in this Dar Adar (including another Tourdust family from England) made this house very memorable.

    We were then joined by our driver for the next several days, Jamal. What a fun guy and a perfect driver. He could joke with my kids, he had a fun smile, and he had worked with Abraham before so they were a great team. The drive to desert was long as I knew it would be. It was nice to have the stop on way there near Ait Ben Haddu. The drive back from desert was long. It was more near 10 hours of driving (plus 1 hour at lunch = 11 hours) but I wouldn’t have made any different choices.

    The luxury desert camp was far and away the highlight of our trip. The tents were adorable, I was sufficiently warm even at night inside the tent. We loved the camel riding, the ATV vehicles at a nearby camp, sunsets on the dunes, music around the camp fire, meals with others at the camp and more.

    The last night was at Riad Jona. This was so very very lovely. The food was amazing - such a good idea to eat here after our long drive back to Marrakech. They had a small dining pool plus a hot tub which was delightful. It was almost more of a boutique hotel as it had several rooms.

    MissingGwyneth R reviewing Luxury Family Desert Adventure on 11 December 2018

  • It was totally awesome!! Climbing the Toubkal summit by moonlight is just breathtaking!!! Yes it was absolutely freezing and so glad I took layers of thermals and hat and gloves!!

    The Riads you booked were great, we both loved them, although we preferred the second Kasbah in Imlil we stayed in to the Kasbah Toubkal on our first night, our room was great especially after being in hostels for several nights!! Boy were they cold!!!!

    El Fenn is fabulous, Lilly Allen had been staying with her band that week and left the day we arrived! Love that place, we are planning to go back next year! Caravanne was like walking into a little boutique hotel, loved that place as well.

    There's something special about the mountains, loved it!

    The desert camp was really well organised, although to be honest I think two nights are enough as there is not a lot to do and it is blisteringly hot by 9.00!! But we were looked after really well and had my first glass of wine for two weeks, went down very well!!! The sundowners were so much fun, especially trying to walk through the dunes after a couple of wines!!

    Really great adventure and thank you so much for putting such a fab trip together for us!

    MissingLiz R reviewing Sahara, Souks and Mountains Explorer on 14 October 2015

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