Luxury Sahara Desert Tour 2023: 2-5 Days
3 Day 4×4 Tour
The most magical experience takes you into the heart of the Sahara desert to receive a warm Berber welcome from our Luxury Nomadic Camp team.
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Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou
Your driver with private 4×4 will arrive at your Riad to take you into the heart of the Sahara Desert. Drive through the High Atlas Mountains before arriving at the UNESCO World Heritage Kasbah town of Ait Ben Haddou. Stay here in a stylish boutique hotel with a pool to relax after the drive. Visit the Kasbah and the famous Hollywood Atlas Studios in Ouarzazate where such greats as ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ and ‘Gladiator’ were filmed.
Day 2: Ait Ben Haddou – Sahara
Today, you will continue your journey into the desert, stopping en route for lunch. After an exciting off-road dunes drive, meet your camels at sunset to trek to our Luxury Desert Camp. Enjoy dinner under the stars around the camp fire in the most stunningly beautiful area of the Moroccan Sahara; Erg Chegaga.
Day 3: Sahara – Marrakech
Your driver will be ready to take you directly back to Marrakech with plenty of stops for drinks and lunch. Arrive at your hotel in time for dinner on the terrace.
Reduce your trip to 2 Days by heading straight into the Sahara for one night under the stars or extend to 5 Days with 2 nights in the Sahara.
Price Per Person:
2-4 People: £699.00
5 or 6 People: £549.00
Frequently Asked Questions
The Sahara Desert is located approximately 413 kilometers or 256 miles from Marrakech which would be about a five-hour drive. There are several different desert regions that can be visited from Marrakech, but the Erg Chigaga dunes are probably the most famous and popular. These massive sand dunes rise up to 300 meters high and span an area of approximately 35 km by 15 km. Visitors can enjoy camel rides, quad biking, or simply relaxing in this stunning natural landscape.
The drive from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert generally takes around 5 hours, depending on the route taken and the condition of the roads. Various tours and trips are available to Erg Chigaga dunes, which is located in southern Morocco near the Algerian border. Most tours use a 4×4 vehicle to traverse the sand dunes and reach this remote area.
If you’re looking to visit the Sahara Desert in Morocco, the best time to go is during the winter months (November through March). The climate is cooler and more pleasant during this time, and there’s also less chance of experiencing sandstorms. In the summer, temperatures can exceed 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit).
The Sahara Desert is one of the most beautiful and magical places on Earth. The vastness of the desert is truly incredible and it’s such a unique experience to camp out under the stars in the middle of nowhere.
Some of the highlights include exploring the endless dunes of Erg Chigaga, trekking through the Atlas Mountains, and witnessing the stunning sunsets over the desert landscape. And don’t forget to try some traditional Moroccan food while you’re there – it’s delicious!