Walking Holiday: Sahara Desert2024-06-30T10:35:27+00:00

Walking Tour: Sahara, 2024

Experience the breathtaking Sahara Walking Tour, starting with a journey from Marrakech to the historic village of Ait Ben Haddou. After a night in an authentic hotel, embark on an off-road adventure to M’hamid, where you’ll receive a warm Berber welcome. Trek through the Sahara, exploring the Draa River’s banks, the lush palm groves of old M’hamid, and the stunning dunes of Zahar. Enjoy serene desert landscapes and traditional Moroccan meals around campfires. Conclude your journey at our Erg Chigaga desert camp, then return to Marrakech via the scenic Atlas Mountains. This tour offers a unique blend of adventure and cultural immersion.

7 Day 4×4 Tour

  • Private 4×4 transport: Fully-Escorted
  • 6 Nights Authentic, Stylish Accommodation

  • Half & Full Board: 6 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches & 6 Dinners

  • Visit to Ait Ben Haddou

  • 4 Full Days Walking in the Sahara
  • Traditional Berber music around the camp fire
  • Mineral Water provided throughout the trip

  • Added peace of mind with Excellent Trip Advisor reviews

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou

Your private air-conditioned 4×4 with driver will meet you at your hotel to begin the journey through the stunning scenery of the High Atlas Mountains, arriving at the fortified village and UNESCO heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou. Stay the night at an authentic hotel with a pool and have time to explore this ancient Berber site.

Day 2: Ait Ben Haddou – M’hamid

After an exciting off-road drive through the dunes you will receive a traditional, warm Berber welcome at your trekking nomad camp set up for the first night in the desert. Enjoy a delicious Moroccan meal around the camp fire under a magical night sky full of stars.

Day 3: Walking through the Sahara

We start our trek following the banks of the Draa River which now runs dry, taking in sights such as the old village of M’hamid set in delicate and luscious palm groves, setting up camp at Sidi Naji. You will be trekking through the desert, stopping for lunch under the shade of a Tamarisk tree, before stopping to set up camp for the night.

Day 4: Walking through the Sahara

Heading towards the dunes of Zahar, there is a deep sense of peace as our journey takes us out into the open desert plains. Camp is set up at the foot of these stunning high dunes.

Day 5: Walking through the Sahara

En route to Erg Chigaga one of the most stunning areas of this part of the Sahara, we set up camp when the group are ready to stop for the day.

Day 6: Walking through the Sahara

We finish our trek arriving at our Erg Chigaga camp with time to rest and soak up this beautiful region of tall dunes before our final camp fire dinner.

Day 7: Erg Chigaga – Marrakech

After breakfast, your 4×4 driver will pick you up to return directly to Marrakech via a different scenic route out of the desert and back through the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech.


Price Per Person:

2-4 People: £1399.00

5 or 6 People: £1199.00

  • Sahara Camel Trekking Morocco Tour and 4x4 Vehicle

  • Moroccan Desert Camp, traditional Persian carpets, sofas, cushions and occasional table
  • Moroccan Desert Camp, traditional Persian carpets, sofas, cushions and occasional table
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