Sahara Trekking

13 Days from Marrakech, the most beautiful places of the Sahara

With our trekkings you leave your everyday life behind you. You dive into the fascination and beauty of the desert. You get to know the life of the Berbers and Nomads. Our guides cook for you traditional food and you sleep in small tents or under the thousands of stars. Our group size is always small.

Day 1 Arrival

We pick you up from Marrakech airport and take you to a beautiful riad for overnight stay.


Day 2 Drive to Mhamid

We depart from your riad in the morning and head towards the High Atlas Mountains. We cross the Tizin Tichka Pass with approx. 2.260 m. On the way, we make some stops to take pictures and to enjoy the landscape of the Atlas region.

We visit the famous and well-preserved Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The Kasbah from the 17th century is the backdrop of numerous Hollywood films.

After the Kasbah visit, we reach Ouarzazate where there are some active film studios. Then we drive to the green Draa river valley, which is lined with thousands of palm trees. In Zagora we make a tea break. We go to Mhamid and from there directly to the desert for our first night in the Sahara. B/-/D


Day 3 Mhamid - Sidi Naji

After our dromedaries are loaded, we follow our caravan to the desert. Lunch break will be under a shady tree. Have a little time to relax before we continue to Sidi Naji. We stay in a very nice place near a holy site of the nomads. Dinner at the camp fire, sleep under the starry sky or in the tent. B/L/D


Day 4 Sidi Naji - Erg Ezzmaila

After a nice breakfast in the open air on the sand dunes, we start our day as usual to the dunes of Erg Ezzmaila. A break on the way. Later the caravan moves on to our next destination. Set up our camp in a very nice place for the night. Have lunch and the rest of the day is yours. In the evening a small tea ceremony at sunset while the caravan chef prepares a tasty dinner served around fire. Overnight in a tent or under the stars.  B/L/D


Day 5 Erg Ezzmaila - Erg Zahar

After serving breakfast and loading the camels we start our trekking. We walk about 4 hours through a fascinating desert landscape. After a little break with nuts we reach the big singing dunes of Erg Zahar for lunch. View the fascinating sunset on one of the highest sand dunes in Morocco. Our dinner is prepared by our guides. We sit at the camp fire with local music and under thousands of stars. B/L/D


Day 6  Erg Zahar - Erg Smar

Today, we walk in the silence between dunes (flat area). Our route takes us through another attractive desert region and we arrive at a dry Draa Vally. Erg Smar awaits you for our next night camp. After dinner we enjoy the nomadic culture at the camp fire. B/L/D


Day 7 Erg Smar 

One full day left for you. You enjoy the Sahara, its beauty, its silence and peace. Refresh your body and soul, regain strength for more walking and trekking. B/L/D


Day 8 Erg Smar - Erg Chegaga

Today, we walk with the caravan through a flat area. We stop for lunch and in the evening we reach the large dunes of Chegaga. A sea of sand on a length of 40 km and 300 m high. Enjoy the unique sunset on this beautiful dune group. We spend the night in the dunes, with dinner and nomadic entertainment. B/L/D


Day 9 Erg Chegaga - Erg Bougarn

After breakfast, we continue our trekking. We walk about 3 hours until we stop for the lunch break and a small nap. Our next destination for the camp are the dunes of Bougarn. We set up our tents and have time to search for stars in the starry sky. B/L/D


Day 10 Erg Bougarn - KrayAt Jmal

If you are exhausted today, in this fascinating landscape you will quickly forget your heavy legs. Our path leads us to the edge of a river with open land. There we are building our camp for the last time. The last food at the camp fire and the music of the nomads will remind us of all the other nights that we have spent under the stars and tents B/L/D



Day 11  KrayAt Jmal - Mhamid

Once again, a last little effort to get from the Sahara to Mhamid, gateway to the desert. Farewell to the caravan, the guides and the camels. After recent photos in memory of all the moments of our nomadic life on time, we bring you to the riad. There is a nice hot shower and a delicious dinner for you. B/L/D

Day 11 KrayAt Jmal - Mhamid

Once again, a last little effort to get from the Sahara to Mhamid, gateway to the desert. Farewell to the caravan, the guides and the camels. After recent photos in memory of all the moments of our nomadic life on time, we bring you back the late afternoon at our camp in Mhamid. B/L/D


Day 12 Return to Marrakech by bus

 In the early morning, we take you to the bus station. The CTM bus departs at 6.00 am and arrives at Marrakech at around 3 pm. We go to our riad and have a few more hours to enjoy the pearl of the South, Marrakech. -/-/-


Day 13 return flight

Or you can stay a few more days in Marrakech and be enchanted by the flair of a thousand and one night. B/-/-








From Marrakech with 4WD car and trekking tour € 1.150,-


From December 20th to January 10th  + € 50,- /per person. High season surcharge.


Starting with 3 people/participants. Always in small groups. 


30. Nov. 2024 - 12. Dez. 2024

18. Jan. 2025 - 30. Jan. 2025

And Individual


Included in the price:

  • Transport in air-conditioned 4x4 Toyota Prado TX with experienced English-speaking driver.
  • Meals according to the program * 
  • overnight stay
  • Full board and water during the trekking days
  • Camping equipment (tents, mattresses, dishes ....)

          * B  (Breakfast) / L (Lunch) / D (Dinner)



Not included in the price:


  • Riding camel - Can be booked for €35 per day.
  • Sleeping bag
  • Meals not listed in the program
  • Drinks outside desert trekking
  • Entrance fees
  • Optional activities/additional costs
  • Holiday insurance
  • Single room: €90.00
  • Tips

All our fixed tours can also be booked individually. We will create an offer tailored to your needs. Whether you are traveling alone or in a large group (associaton, yoga, family trip, ...), we will work with you to create your unique dream trip.