2 Days desert trip to Mhamid

A 2-day unforgettable desert adventure with a once-in-a-lifetime experience of spending the night in the Sahara.
Private Tour
Rural Life
Mhamid el Ghizlane desert, Morocco
2 days
English , French, Arabic

What we'll do

Day 1: Marrakech-Ouarzazate-Zagora--Mhamid

Pick up from your riad / hotel in Marrakech by your personal driver in 4x4 car. You will cross the High Atlas via the spectacular Tizi n’Tichka Pass, with stunning scenery and panoramic views. When you arrive in Ouarzazate you will visit the Kasbah of Taourirte then you will continue your journey to the Draa Valley and the city of Zagora through the Anti Atlas via the pass of Tiniffift. Before sunset, you will arrive to the desert of Mhamid at the foot of the dunes of Erg Lihoudi for a camel ride and to see the great sunset on the dunes. Overnight camping in a desert Berber tent. Dinner included

Day 2: M'Hamid Ouarzazate-Ait Benhaddou -Marrakech

After sunrise and breakfast at the foot of the dunes of Erg Lihoudi, you visit the village of Tamgroute known for its Koranic school, old library and the potters quarter. Then you drive along the Draa Valley with its beautiful date palms and fields of henna. After you cross back over the Anti Atlas you will arrive at Ait Benhaddou and visit the famous Ksar (fortified village) of Ait Benhaddou. Finally, you will drive along the valley Ounila, also called the valley of salt, and cross back over the High Atlas to return back to your hotel in Marrakesh. Breakfast included

Where we'll go


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Meeting point

Pick up from your accommodation in Marrakech at 7:00 am

Good to know

Cancellation and refund

The booking fee ($24.75 p.p. included in the displayed price) is non-refundable if you cancel your booking. If a local cancels a booking or does not show up at the agreed time and place, you receive a full refund of the booking fee.

You are buying a unique experience that also empowers local communities and people to improve their lives by sharing their knowledge and lifestyle.

We give space for creativity. The locals themselves decide and develop the activity idea and design it in a way they find interesting.

Locals get 100% of the price they want. The booking fee is added separately.

Meet the Local


The man behind Toubkal Guide is Jamal Imerhane. Originally from Imlil (A Berber village in the Atlas mountains), he started out as a muleteer with individuals and groups. Today he is an experienced guide for trekking tours and excursions in the mountains and deserts of Morocco. Jamal is a certified guide with a Diploma from the Centre for Professional Guides and has been working with different international travel organisations, such as Shoestring, Imaginative Travels and Intireizen. He has organised and lead countless tours and treks in the Atlas mountains and around the Kingdom of Morocco. From basic one day guided walks to full package tours and treks including transfers, accommodation, food, guides, mules, tents, kitchen materials and much more! Toubkal Guide works together with a team of enthusiastic and experienced (certified) local guides. By booking with Toubkal Guide you also support the local people in Morocco.

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