The Authentic Desert Experience in Morocco

Morocco is a very charming country located in north Africa, a real heaven of peace where the extreme beauty of landscapes meets the warmth and friendly welcome of local population.

When you visit Morocco for the first time, you will be impressed by the magic authenticity of its imperial cities, especially when you walk through the small alleys of the old Medinas and handicraft souks (traditional markets).

For most travellers, visiting Morocco means spending a short holiday in the sublime city of Marrakech, in the old town of Fez or even in the big Casablanca, the economic metropole of Morocco.

But, have you ever heard about the fascinating Sahara Desert of Morocco? It’s a completely different experience that you should try at least once in a life-time.

Why should you travel to the Sahara Desert?

Travelling to the Sahara Desert doesn’t mean only spending a couple of days in the middle of the sand dunes, but it’s a true invitation to travel back in time, to follow the footsteps of ancient desert caravans and to land in a little corner of paradise where time seems to stand still…

Exploring the Sahara Desert alone or with a small group is a very amazing travel experience especially for the lovers of the wild nature, the desert landscapes and panoramic views over the golden dunes.

Morocco Desert Experience is a great opportunity to discover the authentic side of this fabulous country, to visit old Kasbahs and koranic schools, and to have some relaxing escapes in the heart of the desert oasis and palm groves.

Visiting the desert is also an invitation to meet the Sahara nomads, to learn about their modest life style and the spend a very quit and relaxing night under nomad tents, in the middle of nowhere!  

How can you join a Sahara Desert Tour?

When you decide to go for a short adventure to the Sahara, it is good to know that you have several options to get the most of your desert experience.

Basically, you can join a group desert trip to Merzouga (Erg Chebbi) from Marrakech or Fez, many agencies and local operators are offering a standard 3-day tour that offer to travellers a unique chance to visit the great Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou where hundreds of Hollywood movies were shot and the stunning city of Ouarzazate known by its big cinema studios.

During this popular 3-day desert tour, you will travel across breathtaking desert landscapes and authentic Berber villages before you get the chance to join a very amusing camel ride tour with other travellers.

After the eye-catching sunset over the dunes, you will be invited by the nomads to dinner party around the camp fire where you will spend unforgettable moments under the starry open sky.

The group tours to the desert are the most requested tours by travellers because the prices are quite economic (between 75,00£ to 100,00£) including transportation and daily half-board accommodation, how ever, the private 4wd desert tours are the most recommended, because you will have to chance to explore more beautiful places with a very experienced driver who will be at your disposal for the whole trip.

If you want to discover the most recommended tours to the Sahara Desert from Marrakech, Fez or Casablanca, please visit the following page:


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