Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Draa Valley – Mhamid
Desert tour to Mhamid, 2 days: Early morning departure from Marrakech to Mhamid, the gate of Sahara desert. We drive through the beautiful High Atlas Mountains and its Berber villages, and over the spectacular Tizin’Tichka pass (2.260m) to reach and visit the UNESCO classified village of Ait Benhaddou.
After lunch in Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of North Africa with its Atlas Film Studios that hosted international movies shooting, the journey continues east through the Draa valley towards Zagora on off road routes. We stop on the way to visit the underground Kasbah and Koran library of historical Tamegroute before reaching Mhamid, where you’ll spend the night in nomad tents at a Berber camp in Erg Lihoudi sand dunes.
Day 2: Mhamid – Agdz – High Atlas Mountains – Marrakech
Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes and have breakfast. Take a camel ride back to our vehicles in Mhamid from where we will drive back through the Draa valley towards Agdz, discovering the hidden treasures of the Southern region. The journey continues on to Ouarzazate where you’ll visit the Kasbah Taourirt and lunch will be served. In the afternoon, we drive back to Marrakech via the High Atlas Mountains and reach the red city around 06:00 p.m.
- Experienced English/French speaking driver-guide
- 2 days transportation in our modern, air conditioned 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser
- 1 night at Sahara Services Nomad Camp, Erg Lihoudi include half board
- Guided camel ride to/from the desert camp (1 – 1.5 hours each way)
- Entrance fees
- Taxes and fees
- Drinks & lunches
- Personal expenses
- Tips & gratuities
- Optional activity costs
Day 2: Instead of riding back by camel from Erg Lihoudi Nomad Desert Camp to Mhamid you can get picked-up by jeep.