Desert tour from Marrakech

Tours from Marrakech are the most highly recommended tours. In other way that every tourist traveling to Morocco must explore Marrakech. Subsequently, our main job as a Morocco tours travel agency is to serve you with the best Customized group and private desert tours that starts from Marrakech.

With many years of experience, our staff memebers has come up with a several of tours programs that tourists all over the world usually book with us. Therefore the Sahara desert is marked as the highlight among all Morocco tours, we trying including it in our most of resquested trips.

Desert tours from Marrakech’s Attractions:

Visiting Merzouga the Sahara desert:

The Sahara desert is sure the most highlight of our organized group and private tours from Marrakech to Merzouga. When we will arrive in the Sahara desert of Merzouga, you will be discovering and feeling another atmosphere. Normally, we arrive in the early evening so as to not to miss the wonderful sunset. You will ride the camel across the golden sand dunes. The view is just magical, looking at the color of the sand changing on the back of the camel. The camel leader will make sure that you will experience the perfect camel ride. And he will take you great shots  on the way to the camp.

The night in the desert starts with your arrival at the camp. First, the camp team will welcome you and serve you a cup of mint tea. You will have some time to enjoy yourself with the great view of the Sahara desert. Second, when the night arrives, you will have a traditional delicious Moroccan meal for dinner. At the same time the camel men will be making fire and prepare their drums. After dinner, you can go out next to the fire place and the music starts under the stunning stars.

Walking around Marrakech:

In general Marrakech or the red city is one of the main beautiful cities in Morocco. This imperial city has many several things to offer. Normally, when tourists come to visit Marrakech, they begin by the big famous square of Jamaa el Fna. The only place where most of the tourists and moroccan people gather to show their skills, tell funny stories, even sell their products. Nevertheless, if you want to have the best view to take pictures, you would need to go to a rooftop of a coffee shop or restaurant and enjoy the cup of mint tea or coffee. The views are really wonderful and worth it. Close to the square there is another famous monument that is Koutoubia is the largest and longest mosque in Marrakesh and seen as one of the city’s special minarets. Furthermore, the red city has got many other parts to discover such as the Majorelle garden, the museum of Saint Laurant and Menara gardens besides to the Saadiies’s Tombs and King’s palace.

With Our sahara desert Morocco tours from Marrakech you will visit the Atlas Mountains:

With our sahara desert private or group tour from Marrakech, you will have the opportunity to cross by one of the famous mountains ranges in Morocco. Normally, when people book our organized trips, we drive by the High Atlas mountains and Tizi-N-tichka curves. High Atlas mountains is one of the longest curved roads in Morocco. We drive by several small Berber villages that are built in the mountains. Therefore, we stop by the cooperatives of the Argan oil where a lot of women work in producing cosmetic products that’s how they make their living. Furthermore, we will stop in the highest point of the mountain with an altitude of (2260 m), where you will see the curvy road and take pictures. In addition, if you book a trip that ends in the city of Fes, you will have the chance to visit the other Middle Atlas Mountains.

Discovering the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou:

From our organized group and private tours from Marrakech, you will have the chance to discover many fortified villages. Actually, Ait Benhaddou is the most visited fortress in the Morocco. This incredible village is located in the South-east of Morocco between Marrakech and the Sahara desert. Many tourist agencies consider it as half stop to relax and enjoy its beauty or sometimes to have lunch. Our tours lead you in a walk through its river and walk the stairs to see the village from the top that is the panoramique view. Besides, Ait Benhaddou is one of the Unesco world heritage sites that Morocco has. In general, this fortified village is not only a touristic destinations but also for movie directors and producers where they shoot some movies and series such as Gladiator and Lawrence Of Arabia, were shot there.


Ouarzazate in Berber languages means the city without noise and it is the gate to the Sahara. The Ouallywood of Morocco is another attractions that our desert tours from Marrakech propose you the opportunity to visit. In general, Ouarzazate is one of the important cities in Morocco, because it has got the biggest station of solar energy in the world. Moreover, there are a lot of Atlas studios where they made many parts of series and movies. For example, they filmed some parts of Game of Thrones and Prison Break. Not to forget, there is also an international airport near the city center that was built for the actors because it is hard for them to drive throught the curves of Tizi-N-Tichka. Furthermore, next to this unique location there is another famous kasbah called Taourert.

Our tours from Marrakech to Sahara desert of Merzouga, you will experience the sahara desert trip:

The sahara desert tour is the most interesting part about tours from Marrakech. As it allows you to discover the simple real  life of Moroccans. In general, you can do the sahara desert tour by camels or by a 4×4 car depending on how you want to raise your adrenaline.

Normally, tourists choose the 4×4 trip in order to visit more places that are on the off-road. However, there are other tourists who want to feel the adventure and choose to ride the camels. Above all, as the 4×4 tour is the most booked, we will explain about this latter. Usually, it begins with picking you from the camp or the hotel toward to the Berber nomads. Actually, you will be impressed by the simple life and innocence also generosity of these people that still live under tents in dry lands. You will get the chance to see their herd that often consist of goats and chickens. Many tourists fall in love with the babies of goats and sheeps. Some Beber Nomads have between 7 to 10 children and others consist of more than one wife.

After visiting the Nomads, we drive to Mfiss to explore its mine of kohl (mascara) crossing many panoramic views. This mine of kohl (mascara) was colonized and used during the French colonization. When France left Morocco, the mine was closed and then some people from the area opened it. After a quiet stay, we will head to experience another lifestyle, the Gnawa style at Alkhamlia village where you will have lunch.

Tours From Marrakech, you will discover Erfoud and Rissani:

From our private and group trips from Marrakech, we will take you to the two main desert cities in the south-east of Morocco. First, we normally start by visiting Rissani, a city that was a starting place for Tomboctou caravans in the past. In this city you will go on a walk to discover the traditional souks. Few years ago Rissani was the latter city where people go every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday to buy their home needs.

Erfoud is as well a desert city that we usually drive by. Moreover, every year locals like farmers organize an international festival of dates with the presence of many people around the world. Besides, Erfoud is the place where they produce many different kinds of fossils as it is the geological city of Morocco.

Visiting the cedar forest and a walk in Ifrane:

Moroccotraveland’s tours from Marrakech will take you to discover one of the oldest cedar forests in Morocco. The cedar trees that are more than 400 years were a shelter for many different animals in the past. Unfortunately, most of the animals have extinct. Now, it is a shelter to the Barbary macaques monkeys. In general, we normally stop by this place to enjoy the views and feed the macaque monkeys with banana fruits or nuts and almonds.

Another destination that we will visit is the city of Ifrane. The finest unique city in Africa and the 8th in the world, for sure worth to visit it. We will take you to discover the famous Atlas lion statue that exist in the main park. Majority of people say that it was sculptured by a german prisoner. When France colonized Morocco, they have set many military bases in different places around Morocco, so one of them was set in Ifrane. Once, they arrested the german prisoner. In order to let him earn his freedom, they told him to make something that worth to earn his freedom. So, he sculptured the Atlas lion statue and got his freedom.

From our desert tours from Marrakech, we will visit Fes:

From our Sahara desert tours the touristic capital city of Marrakech, we are gonna take you to visit Fes, one of Morocco’s imperial and cultural cities. There are many things and places to do and explore.

To begin with, the ancient part that is visited the most has several gates, the main gate is called the blue gate, it is the entrance to the medina. here, once you enter the gate, there will be two main streets and it is where people make daily shop. Also, there it is where the main attractions to see in Fes.

The University of Al Qarawiyyin supposed to be the first main thing to visit in Fes because it is the first oldest and still functioning university in the world. It was built by Fatima Al Fihriya in 858. Second, The leather Tanneries of Chaouara is also a tourists favorite place to visit. Here, people go to see how leather is made and also to have an general view of Fes. Third, the king has 12 palaces around the whole Morocco and one of them is in Fes, it is also a worth place to visit. Fourth, the Bor Nord, this one is for people who like hiking, it is also for a general view of the whole Fes and to enjoy the sunset.

From our trips from Casablanca, you will absolutely visit Al Qarawiyyin University. It is the first and oldest and still functioning Madrassa in the world. Also, it was built by a Fatima Al Fihriya in 859 as a Madrassa “school” to teach the Quran.

In Fes, there are several places to see like Attarine, Mellah and Garden of Jnan Sabil.

From tours from Marrakech you will discover one of the most Imperial cities that is Meknes:

From our tour programs from Marrakech, you will be able to visit the charming city of Meknes. First, our tours coming from Chefchaouen to Meknes, we will visit Volubilis. Here, it is required to pay a ticket for the entrance. These Roman ruins are the heritage and protected by the Unesco, it was built by the Berbers.  Around 20 km from Meknes. There, you will visit too many places. For instant, the large incredible gate of Bab El Mansour, sometimes they open it to host artistic gallery. Furthermore, there is a small lake called Sahrij Swani, the Basin of the Norias. It is told that Moulay Ismail had several wives, one of them asked him to move to the city close to the sea. For that he brought the sea to her.

Subsequently, there is the most mysterious complicated prison named Qara, not pretty far from the gate of Bab El Mansour. The prison was built by Moulay Ismail in the late of 18th century, and it is the only prison where there are no doors for a way out also like a complicated puzzle. Also, it is passage lead to other passage, therefore it is hard to find a way back once you enter. Some say it is underground the whole city of Meknes, others say it is only for 10 km square.

Also, there are holes in the overheads or roofing, and that is where the prisoners used to be thrown and also get food. It is also said that Moulay Ismail has made a director so if the prisoners finds a way out, they will be free. Not to forget, there were some french explorers who dare to try to enter the prison and find out its mystery, unfortunately, they could not come out again even at this time. There are some theories about the prison, they say that it is hunted by ghosts and genies, but we never know if that is true or just a story tale.

Discovering Chefchaouen from our Marrakech desert tours:

With our requested best sahara desert tours from marrakech, you will discover the blue pearl city of Morocco, Chefchaouen. For this reason, there are several things to do in this city for a short time. To begin with, the Kasbah at Outat El Hamam, the first building that was built by Moulay Ali Ben Moussa Ben Rached El Alami. The next best thing we will see at Chefchaouen is Rass El Ma, which means the source of the water if you wanna translate it. Right in this place, there are tiny waterfalls coming out from the Rif Mountains. Moreover, we will hike up to Djebel El Kalaa for the panoramic view of the city. Akchour waterfalls are 25 km away from Chefchaouen, the great waterfalls in the Rif mountains. This attraction is only in our Morocco 2 week programs.

Exploring  Tangier from Marrakech:

Tangier is also one of our best attractions you will be visiting with our packages from Marrakech. For that purpose, there are several attractions that we will visit. First, we will see the archaeological cave where Hercules rested, it’s situated in the Cap Spartel, and the opening cave is shaped almost similar to the African map. Second, Tangier is also known for the American legation museum, it memorialize the strong relationship between Morocco and the USA. Also, it’s the first monarchy of the USA outside its country. Third, we will cross by the Atlantic ocean to visit the Cape Spartel’s mosque, a promontory about 12km from the center of Tangier. In the end, we will have a walk in the souk of the old Medina (town).

Joining our desert tours from marrakech to casablanca:

Trips from marrakech to casablanca, is the economical city of Morocco is an great place to visit. Subsequetly, there are many attractions that we will discover. To begin with, the main and the most attraction is the mosque of Hassan II, it’s the only mosque in Morocco where none Muslims are allowed to enter inside. Second, the corniche of Ain Diab, the seaside ridge where locals walk also where luxury hotels exist, roads, and fancy restaurants. Moreover, there is also a pub and a restaurant named Rick’s Café, is the place where they made the famous movie Casablanca.

Tours from Marrakech to Essaouira

Most of our long tours we do can contain Essaouira city and day trip from Marrakech will be the best option to visit this beautiful city.


How many days in Marrakech is enough?

The number of days you need to spend in Marrakech depends on your interests and the activities you plan to do. Marrakech is a vibrant city with many things to see and do, so you could easily spend several days exploring all that it has to offer.
If you want to experience the highlights of Marrakech, a 3-4 day stay should be enough. This will give you enough time to visit the major attractions like the Jardin Majorelle, Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, and the Koutoubia Mosque. You can also wander around the medina, shop in the souks, and explore the vibrant street life.
If you want to experience more of the culture and take part in some day trips or excursions, then you may want to spend a week or more in Marrakech. You can take a day trip to the Atlas Mountains or the nearby desert, go on a camel trek, or explore the surrounding towns and villages.
Ultimately, the length of your stay in Marrakech will depend on your personal preferences and travel goals. If you’re unsure, consider your budget and the amount of time you have available, and then plan your itinerary accordingly.

What makes Marrakech worth visiting?

Marrakech is a vibrant and culturally rich city in Morocco that offers visitors a unique and exciting experience. Here are some reasons why Marrakech is worth visiting:
Historical and Cultural Attractions: Marrakech is a city with a rich history and culture, reflected in its numerous historical and cultural attractions such as the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, and the Ben Youssef Madrasa.
Traditional Souks: Marrakech is famous for its traditional souks, which offer a wide range of products including spices, textiles, pottery, and jewelry. Exploring the souks is an experience not to be missed, with their vibrant colors, exotic smells, and bustling crowds.
Delicious Cuisine: Moroccan cuisine is a blend of Berber, Arabic, and Mediterranean influences, and Marrakech is a great place to sample some of the best traditional dishes, such as tagines, couscous, and pastilla.
Natural Beauty: Marrakech is surrounded by stunning natural beauty, including the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, the Ourika Valley, and the desert landscapes of Agafay.
Unique Accommodations: Marrakech offers a variety of unique and traditional accommodations, such as riads (traditional Moroccan houses) and dars (guesthouses), which allow visitors to experience the local culture and architecture up close.
Overall, Marrakech is a vibrant and exciting city that offers visitors a unique blend of history, culture, cuisine, and natural beauty, making it a must-visit destination for travelers.

Is Marrakech worth visiting?

Yes, Marrakech is definitely worth visiting. It is a city with a rich history and culture, and it offers visitors a unique and exciting experience. Marrakech has many historical and cultural attractions, such as the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, and the Ben Youssef Madrasa. The city is also famous for its traditional souks, where visitors can experience the vibrant colors, exotic smells, and bustling crowds.
Marrakech is also a great place to sample traditional Moroccan cuisine, which is a blend of Berber, Arabic, and Mediterranean influences. The city is surrounded by stunning natural beauty, including the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, the Ourika Valley, and the desert landscapes of Agafay. Visitors can also experience unique and traditional accommodations, such as riads and dars, which allow them to experience the local culture up close.
Overall, Marrakech is a vibrant and exciting city that offers a unique blend of history, culture, cuisine, and natural beauty, making it a must-visit destination for travelers.

What is there to do in Marrakech in 7 days?

Marrakech is a vibrant city in Morocco that offers a wealth of cultural experiences, historical landmarks, and natural attractions to explore. Here are some ideas for what to do in Marrakech during a seven-day trip:
Day 1: Explore the Old City (Medina)
Visit the famous Koutoubia Mosque, the largest mosque in Marrakech
Wander through the bustling souks (markets) and admire the handicrafts
Visit the Bahia Palace, a stunning example of Moroccan architecture and design
Enjoy a traditional Moroccan meal at a local restaurant
Day 2: Discover the Museums
Visit the Yves Saint Laurent Museum, which showcases the designer’s work and influence on fashion
Explore the Dar Si Said Museum, which features Moroccan arts and crafts
Check out the Museum of Marrakech, housed in a beautiful 19th-century palace
Day 3: Head to the Atlas Mountains
Take a guided tour to explore the scenic Atlas Mountains
Visit the Berber villages and learn about the local way of life
Enjoy a traditional lunch at a local guesthouse
Day 4: Relax and Unwind
Spend the day at one of Marrakech’s luxurious spas or hammams
Enjoy a massage or other spa treatments
Indulge in a traditional Moroccan tea ceremony
Day 5: Visit the Gardens
Explore the Majorelle Garden, a stunning botanical garden with a colorful history
Check out the Menara Gardens, which offer beautiful views of the Atlas Mountains
Visit the Agdal Gardens, a vast garden that served as a royal orchard
Day 6: Visit the Saadian Tombs
Visit the Saadian Tombs, an impressive mausoleum that dates back to the 16th century
Explore the El Badi Palace, a once-grand palace that is now in ruins
Enjoy a sunset view from the rooftop terrace of a restaurant
Day 7: Take a Cooking Class
Learn to cook traditional Moroccan dishes at a local cooking class
Shop for ingredients at a local market
Enjoy the fruits of your labor with a delicious lunch
These are just a few ideas for what to do in Marrakech during a seven-day trip. There is so much to see and do in this vibrant city, and the best way to experience it all is to immerse yourself in the culture and explore at your own pace.

What are the best tours in Marrakech?

Marrakech is a vibrant and bustling city full of history, culture, and beauty. There are many different tours available that offer unique and exciting experiences for visitors. Here are some of the best tours in Marrakech:
Medina Walking Tour: This tour takes you through the winding alleys of the Medina, where you’ll discover hidden gems, local shops, and traditional Moroccan architecture. A local guide will lead you through the bustling marketplaces and artisan workshops, and you’ll learn about the history and culture of the city.
Atlas Mountains Day Trip: If you’re looking to escape the city for a day, this tour takes you on a journey through the stunning Atlas Mountains. You’ll visit traditional Berber villages, hike to waterfalls and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes.
Hot Air Balloon Ride: This tour offers a unique perspective on Marrakech, as you soar high above the city in a hot air balloon. You’ll witness a sunrise over the Atlas Mountains and enjoy panoramic views of the city below.
Camel Ride in the Palmeraie: Take a leisurely ride on a camel through the picturesque Palmeraie, a vast oasis of palm trees and other vegetation on the outskirts of Marrakech. This tour offers a relaxing break from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Marrakech Food Tour: A food tour is a great way to experience the local cuisine and discover hidden food gems in the city. You’ll sample a variety of Moroccan dishes, visit local restaurants, and learn about the culinary traditions of the region.
These are just a few of the many tours available in Marrakech. Depending on your interests and preferences, there are many more options to choose from.

Which places provide the best tours in Marrakech for couples?

Marrakech, Morocco is a beautiful and vibrant city with a rich history and culture. There are many tour options available for couples to explore the city’s highlights and hidden gems. Here are some places that provide the best tours in Marrakech for couples:
Jardin Majorelle: Jardin Majorelle is a beautiful garden in Marrakech that was created by French painter Jacques Majorelle. The garden is home to many exotic plants and flowers, and it provides a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. There are many tour options available to explore the garden, and couples can enjoy a romantic stroll through the beautiful surroundings.
Medina: The Medina is the historic old town of Marrakech, and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Couples can explore the narrow streets and alleys, visit the many souks (markets) selling everything from spices to textiles, and marvel at the beautiful architecture of the buildings.
Bahia Palace: Bahia Palace is a beautiful palace located in the Medina that was built in the 19th century. Couples can explore the beautiful courtyards and rooms of the palace, which are adorned with intricate tile work and carvings.
Atlas Mountains: The Atlas Mountains are located just outside of Marrakech, and they provide a stunning backdrop to the city. There are many tour options available for couples to explore the mountains, including hiking, camel riding, and 4×4 tours.
Moroccan Cooking Class: For couples who enjoy cooking and trying new foods, a Moroccan cooking class is a great way to explore the local cuisine. There are many cooking classes available in Marrakech that offer hands-on experiences and the opportunity to learn how to prepare traditional Moroccan dishes.

Which places provide the best tours in Marrakech for adventurous travelers?

Marrakech, located in Morocco, is a great destination for adventurous travelers looking for unique experiences. Here are some places that provide the best tours in Marrakech for adventurous travelers:
Atlas Mountains: The Atlas Mountains offer a variety of adventurous activities such as hiking, trekking, mountain biking, and rock climbing. You can also explore Berber villages and experience the local culture. Many tour companies offer guided tours to the Atlas Mountains.
Sahara Desert: The Sahara Desert is a must-visit destination for adventurous travelers. You can take a camel ride, go sandboarding, and watch the sunset over the dunes. Many tour companies offer overnight trips to the Sahara Desert.
Ourika Valley: The Ourika Valley is located in the Atlas Mountains and is a great destination for hiking, trekking, and exploring the local Berber villages. You can also visit waterfalls and have a traditional Moroccan lunch.
Ouzoud Falls: The Ouzoud Falls are located about 150 km from Marrakech and offer a stunning natural scenery. You can take a guided tour to the falls and hike down to the bottom of the falls. You can also take a swim in the natural pools.
Jbilets Desert: Jbilets Desert is located about 20 km from Marrakech and offers a unique desert experience. You can go quad biking, dune bashing, and watch the sunset over the desert. Many tour companies offer guided tours to the Jbilets Desert.
These are just some of the best tours in Marrakech for adventurous travelers. Make sure to do some research and find a tour that suits your interests and budget.

What are the best day trips and excursions from Marrakech?

Marrakech is a vibrant and exciting city located in Morocco with plenty of exciting excursions and day trips to explore. Here are some of the best day trips and excursions from Marrakech:
Atlas Mountains: The Atlas Mountains offer a stunning backdrop to Marrakech, and a day trip to this natural wonder is a must-do. You can hike, trek, or take a guided tour through the mountains, and visit local Berber villages to learn about their culture.
Essaouira: This coastal city is known for its stunning beaches, historic sites, and lively arts scene. Visitors can explore the medina, visit a local market, or simply relax on the beach.
Ait Benhaddou: This UNESCO World Heritage site is a must-visit for history buffs and movie lovers alike. It is one of the best-preserved examples of a traditional Moroccan kasbah and has been used as a filming location for many Hollywood movies.
Ouzoud Waterfalls: Located in the Atlas Mountains, the Ouzoud Waterfalls are a stunning natural attraction that is easily accessible from Marrakech. Visitors can hike, swim, and take in the beautiful scenery.
Ourika Valley: This beautiful valley is located just outside of Marrakech and is a popular day trip destination. Visitors can take a guided tour through the valley, visit traditional Berber villages, and enjoy the stunning scenery.
Agafay Desert: Located just a short drive from Marrakech, the Agafay Desert is a beautiful and unique landscape that is perfect for a day trip. Visitors can take a camel ride through the desert, enjoy a traditional Moroccan meal, and take in the stunning scenery.
These are just a few of the many day trips and excursions available from Marrakech. With so much to see and do, you’re sure to find something that suits your interests and budget.

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