Tours, Day Trips & Packages from Ouarzazate
Morocco Desert Tours from Ouarzazate
If you love adventure, nature, and off-road trails or if you are a photographer: Then this trip is probably what you need to take to experience the hidden off-roads and Saharan landscapes in southeastern parts of Morocco.
Morocco desert trip from Ouarzazate to M’hamid or Erg Chigaga dunes over 2 days and 1 night is a recommended private excursion for travelers considering a stay in Ouarzazate or Skoura.
Ouarzazate camel treks & desert tours that include Erg Chigaga or M’hamid run on a daily basis, these tours include an overnight in a Sahara Desert camp under the tents, no hotels are available at Erg Chigaga dunes which are (60km off-road) 2 hours drive from M’hamid where hotels/Inns are available.
The 3-day Morocco desert trip from Ouarzazate to Merzouga sand dunes is the best trip plan to see more of southern Morocco and get to learn about the region of Draa Tafilalt.
Ouarzazate to Erg Chebbi desert tour of 2 days and 1 night is an ideal option to spend a night in the popular sand dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga area, to experience a camel trek at sunset time, and live like nomads in the Berber camp with tents made of camel and goat wool for an authentic experience.
The best way to combine between Marrakech and Fes other than the classic night train during your holidays to Morocco, yet have a real desert experience is to try a Marrakech to Fes desert tour.
Tours & Things To Do
Looking for day trips and short excursions departing from Ouarzazate? You have come to the right place, At Ouarzazate Unlimited, we operate day tours and half-day trips on a daily basis to the desert dunes of Tinfou, Draa Valley, Dades Gorges, Skoura Palm grove, Ait Benhaddou & Fint Oasis. All our Ouarzazate day trips include pickup at your hotel or guesthouse, private driver and vehicle.
Zagora & Draa Valley day tour is one of the best day tours out of Ouarzazate. The pick up is from your hotel in Ouarzazate towards Agdez, the administrative village after we cross the Anti Atlas mountains and Tizi n’Tinifift pass.
One of the most requested day trips from Ouarzazate. In fact, this is a highly recommended full-day tour, mainly for photographers, nature lovers and travelers who like to see the alternation of colors and contrast changing, beautiful landscapes and fortified kasbahs.
Ouarzazate is well placed for one day tours, the city is located between both the high and the anti-Atlas Mountains ranges which allows access to different destinations including the desert areas, canyons, valleys, palm groves, oases and the nestled Berber villages in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains.
First of all, we call it “1000 kasbah road” because of the enormous number of kasbahs we see along the way during this magnificent Ouarzazate day trip.
We very much enjoyed our trip. The driver and guide were friendly and helpful and the countryside beautiful. It was a very memorable camel ride into the Sahara and the overnight in the Bedouin tent was amazing. Lying on sand dunes at night and stargazing was something we will never forget.
Desert Tours Specialist
Ouarzazate Unlimited is an online brand of a tour operator and tourism agency based in Ouarzazate, approved by the Ministry of Tourism, a specialist in customized private cultural tours of Morocco, luxury desert trips to both Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga over 2 to 5 days or more, hiking trips in Saghro mountains, Dades valley and Siroua, Morocco camels treks, Sahara desert tours and Marrakech or Ouarzazate daily excursions.
All our Ouarzazate desert tour packages and excursions are tailor-made for solo travelers, couples, families and small groups crafted and managed with the highest level of care and professionalism. We arrange stays in middle to high-end accommodations in unique Moroccan riads and boutique hotels. Travel with Ouarzazate Unlimited means engaging local specialists, a 100% Moroccan team, dedicated to providing you with the best experience in Morocco.
We also offer Marrakech to Fez luxury desert tours via Erg Chebbi, desert experiences that last 3, 4 to 5 days including an overnight in a luxury tented camp and the rest in boutique hotels. All tours are conducted by friendly, experienced and knowledgeable drivers.
Tailor-Made Morocco Desert
Tours from Ouarzazate
Looking for Ouarzazate desert tours? You have come to the right place, besides our regular desert tours departing from Ouarzazate and covering either Erg Chebbi in Merzouga or Mhamid dunes, we offer fully customized Morocco desert tour from Ouarzazate, Skoura or Ait Benhaddou or elsewhere on request, our small group or private Ouarzazate desert tours to Merzouga and Chigaga will take you on an unforgettable journey to Morocco’s most amazing and off the beaten path locations.
As Ouarzazate travel experts, we will be more than happy to assist you to tailor-make your suitable Ouarzazate desert tour itinerary that matches your budget, timeframes, and preferences. You may want to refer to our Morocco desert trips section for more information and trip ideas for your next Ouarzazate Sahara tour.
Frequently Asked Questions
As an Ouarzazate based tour operator, the best day trips from Ouarzazate are as follow, they are operated all year round with pick up from any hotel in the Ouarzazate area:
- Draa Valley & Zagora, Tinfou Dunes
- Dades Valley & Gorges with the Boutaghrar off the beaten track
- Fint Oasis & The Berber villages
- Skoura Palm grove & Kasbahs
Short answer is NO, Ouarzazate is at an elevation of 1165m, in a plateau between the lower Atlas and southern foothills of the High Atlas Mountains, a city with around 80k inhabitants. Nicknamed the desert gateway since various desert destinations are accessible from the city on a day to multiday trips
that may include either Erg Chebbi in Merzouga, Mhamid or Erg Chigaga:
- A day trip from Zagora and Tinfou dunes from Ouarzazate
- Desert tours of 2, 3 or 4 days to Erg Chigaga with camel treks
- Desert tours of 2, 3 or 4 days to Merzouga with camel treks
We offer Ouarzazate desert tours that include both Erg Chebbi in Merzouga and Mhamid or Erg Chigaga and we highly recommend these Sahara trips:
- Erg Chebbi 3 Days and 2 nights Ouarzazate Desert Tour
- Erg Chigaga 3 Days and 2 nights Ouarzazate Sahara Tour
- 2 Days Erg Chebbi or 2 Days to Mhamid
- Southern Oases route and Erg Chebbi sand dunes in 4 days
Besides our day trips and Ouarzazate desert tours, we offer the following outdoor activities on daily basis all year round, get in touch with our travel consultants and we will customize your Ouarzazate holidays:
- Quad and Buggies rides
- Horse rides in Skoura or Ouarzazate
- Canoe Kayak in Ouarzazate lake
- Hiking in the Saghro mountains (Transhumance), Siroua & Dades valley
- Rock climbing at Todra gorges
- Photoshoot and documentaries
- Product launch, incentive, and Teambuilding activities.