Authentic Sahara Tours is a full service travel company based in Marrakech, Morocco. We offer small group desert tours as well as private morocco sahara desert tours including the Erg Chebbi sahara dunes in Merzouga, Erg Chagaga sahara dunes and Zagora desert. We offer a wide range of morocco sahara desert tours in air-conditioned 4x4 vehicles including Morocco camel trekking with overnights in desert camp. We also organize Marrakech day trips, atlas mountain treks

Our listed desert tours are just a starting point. We can customise anything and everything to suit your timing, budget and preferences. Add, adjust, shorten or go long. You can tailor your own morocco desert tour to suit your needs and budget. You can travel at your own pace, choose your locations for stops, drive for shorter periods, choose your starting and ending points and have as much time as you need to absorb the local culture within the duration agreed.

You can decide which sites to visit, when to visit, category of hotels, and what services you want us to include in the price. To tailor your tour please contact us, making sure you provide as much details about your request as you can.

We believe that our high quality Sahara desert tours at low costs are unique in Morocco. At first glance you may find that some of our morocco desert tours appear to cost more than similar looking ones from other tour operators. However when you look closer you will find that we offer the best value for money. All our small-group tours offer a certain degree of flexibility; you can add extra days at the beginning or end of the tour as well as options during the tour itself.

Morocco Desert Tours Highlights:

Morocco desert tours to explore the desert is one of the must-sees of a lifetime. Morocco desert tours with camel tours can be scheduled for a few hours to a multiple days. Camping in the dunes gives you a chance to ride camels, spend the nights in tents in a desert camp and see the night blue sky and stars in the dark of the desert. Experiencing the stellar show, you’ll see shooting and falling starts, planets and passing satellites. There a various ways in which to play in the sand. Climbing the sahara dunes can be a fun challenge to the top of the desert dunes, strap on skis and come slushing down. . Climb back up and do it all again. Sand gets into everything fills your shoes, gets into your clothes and teeth. But that is part of the excitement of being in the Sahara Desert. You’ll remember it for weeks to come.

Morocco Desert Tours from Marrakech Tips:

Any exploration of Morocco wouldn’t be complete without including a Morocco desert tour and at least a night stay in one of the the fabulous sahara desert dunes. One of the top highlights of a sahara desert tour in Morocco is seeing the sunset and sunrise on the sand dunes and spending the night in a Bedouin Tent or under the shooting stars. In Morocco, you have the choice between two broad areas where you can visit real sahara dunes; Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga or the Erg Chegaga dunes close to M'hamid. Both sets of sahara dunes offer a true once in a lifetime experience and both takes betweeen 8 - 10 hours in the car from Marrakech. Choosing which dunes to visit depends on your other plans and where you intend to visit or where to fly back home. Whichever one you choose, there is nothing quite like watching the sunset in the peace of the sahara desert.

Erg Chebbi Sahara Dunes Vs Erg Chegaga Sahara Dunes:

Erg Chebbi Sahara Dunes in Merzouga:

The Morocco desert tour out to Erg chebbi is possible in 3 days/ 2 nights desert tour to Merzouga but highly recommended to take your time over at least 4 days / 3 nights sahara tour to Erg chebbi dunes and enjoy the sites along the way.

  • Erg Chebbi sahara dunes is the more established, more developed and easy of access.
  • 565 km from Marrakech and 10 hours drive
  • 1 hour 30 min camel trek out to a camp in the dunes. Camps do not tent to be particularly isolated.
  • High dunes said to be over 200m.
  • Deep desert camp or luxury tents , hotels offering rooms with A/C and swimingpools.
  • It can be fitted into an itinerary of Marrakech to Fes via sahara or Fes to Marrakech desert tour as it sits about half way between the two.

  • Erg Chegaga Sahara Dunes near M´hamid:

    A sahara desert tour from Marrakech to Erg chegaga is perfectly possible to manage a visit to Erg Chigaga in 3 days

  • Younger destination than Erg chebbi : 415 km from Marrakech & 9 hours drive

  • Not easy of access only with 4x4 ( off road)
  • No hotels in chegaga, standard desert camp or luxury tents
  • 3 days Camel trek from Mhamid is possible ,desert is more vast and wild.

  • Zagora desert Experience:

    Zagora does not offer a real desert experience in comparison to Erg Chigaga or Erg Chebbi but Zagora is a good option from Marrakech. Perfectly to manage to visit Zagora desert tour in 2 days from Marrakeh including a night stay in tents the desert camp and about 1 hour camel ride.
    Easy of access, it is 350 km about 7 hours drive Ideale for limited time travelers.

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