Marrakech, Sahara desert and Essaouira – 9 days

Marrakech, Sahara desert and Essaouira – 9 days

A combined tour package including sahara desert trek in Chegaga dunes, explore the last town of southern Morocco before algerian border, experience camel trek in Essaouir’s beach & visit Jimi Hendrix castle, visit Marrakech with a local guide.

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Day 1 :  Marrakech.BB

Arrival to Marrakech airport, welcome & transfer to the Riad.Overnight at the riad in the medina.Day 2 : Marrakech – Zagora – Oulad Driss. BLD.

After breakfast, pick up at 7am & drive towards the southern Morocco, cross Tizi n’Tichka pass (2260m) stunning view over Tadarte & Imouzzar valley, continue through Ait Benhadou Ksars & Ouarzazate, cross afterwards Tizi n’Ait Saoun to start a nice jouney along Draa valley & enjoy the beauty of the palms & Kasbahs, arrival to Zagora, short visit of this small city, continue to Oulad Driss the starting point of the trek.Overnight at the guest house/camp.
Day 3 : Oulad driss – Mhamid – Erg Lihoudi. BLD.

After breakfast, start the desert trek through Mhamid & Erg Lihoudi dunes .Overnight at the camp. 5hrs walking.
Day 4 : Erg Lihoudi dunes – Erg Chegaga. BLD.

Continue the trek through the vast chegaga dunes.Overnight at the camp.5-6hrs walking.
Day 5 : Chegaga dunes. BLD.

Trek towards the biggest dunes in Morocco.Overnight at the camp.5-6hrs walking.

Day 6 : Chegaga – Taroudant. BLD.

After breakfast, pick up & drive towards Taroudant via Foum zguit, Taznakhte & Agdez.Overnight at the Riad. BB

Day 7 : Taroudant – Essaouira.BL
After breakfast, pick up & drive towards Essaouira, a small & old city at the Atlantic coast, called also Mogador, located at 175km from Marrakech, lunch on the way, great views over the ocean, upon arrival to Essaouira ride the camel through the beach towards Jimi Hendrix castle on south est of of Essaouira along the coast.Overnight at the Riad in Essaouira. 180km.

Day 8 : Essaouira – Marrakech.BL. 

Free morning to explore the medina, transfer back to Marrakech after lunch.Overnight at the Riad. 175km

Day 9 : Flight.

After breakfast depending on your flight time, transfer to the airport, and end of our arrangement.

Additional information




All year


Marrakech Jemaa Elfna Square & Souks
Chegaga dunes
Atlas Mountains trek
Berber villages
Nomadic family


Overnights at Authentic Riads, Camp in the Sahara desert.


Under request


English speaking guide
All meals (except dinners & lunches in Marrakech)
Bottled water & mint tea
8 nights accommodation
Camel ride in Merzouga
Trekking in the Atlas Mountains


Soft drinks
Meals in Marrakech
Travel Insurance

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