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Unforgettable Morocco Desert Tours From Marrakech

By Leah Freeman-Haskin

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You’ve heard about the vibrant markets and the stunning architecture throughout the city of Marrakech, but visiting the Morocco Sahara Desert is an experience of a lifetime.  From sunset camelback rides across sand dunes to touring ancient, mountain villages, these two to three day tours will not disappoint.

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2-Day Marrakech Desert Tour

Head to Zagora with no more than 20 other tourists on this desert adventure.  Some of the excursion highlights include crossing the High Atlas Mountains, an overnight stay on Zagora dunes, and a sunset ride on camelback. You will also pass through Dades Valley, Todra Valley, and Ouarzazate in Rose Valley – renowned for its annual Festival of Roses.

Zagora, Morocco | Marvin Meyer | Unsplash

3-Day Marrakech To Fes Desert Tour

You can create your own itinerary with Morocco Desert Tours, creating an adventure that suits your needs. According to the website, the 3-day desert tour from Marrakech to Fes lets you discover a big part of the south of Morocco. You will cross beautiful scenery on the curvy roads and perched berber villages and visit the infamous kasbahs of Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate with its cinematic attractions. 

Morocco | Sergey Pesterev | Unsplash

3-Day Marrakech To Merzouga Desert Tour

Merzouga is a tiny city at the edge of Erg Chebbi in the Sahara Desert. This 3-day tour is packed with sightseeing from the Haouz plains to several valleys including the High Atlas Mountains, rocky plateaus, and the Erg Chebbi dunes.  With so many changing landscapes, you will discover the deepest and most varied tour of the Moroccan desert.

Morocco | Louis Hansel | Unsplash

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2-Day Marrakech To Tinfou Dunes Desert Tour

If you don’t have a lot of time to explore the desert, this is a great option. Starting in Marrakech, this tour will take you through the High Atlas Mountains, Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, and finally, the Tinfou dunes. End the day with local music around an outdoor fire in the desert and sleep beneath the stars.

Morocco | Fabien Bazanegue | Unsplash

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