Desert tour activities

Activities in Morocco’s desert offer a rich array of experiences suited to various interests. Whether you’re in search of adventure, cultural immersion, or the serene beauty of natural landscapes, an exploration of the Moroccan desert reveals a realm of wonders eagerly awaiting discovery.

Embarking on a journey to Morocco opens up a world of desert activities that promise both adventure and cultural immersion, as well as breathtaking landscapes. Check the diverse range of experiences awaiting travelers in the Moroccan desert.

Desert activities: camel trekking adventures

One cannot truly experience the Moroccan desert without indulging in the classic charm of camel trekking, usually combined with wild camping. Traverse the golden dunes atop these gentle giants, savoring the tranquility and immensity of the desert landscapes.

Sandboarding thrills

For thrill-seekers, sandboarding down the rolling dunes provides an adrenaline-packed adventure. Feel the rush as you glide down the sandy slopes, surrounded by the stunning vistas of the Moroccan desert. It is especially recommended in the great majestic dunes of Erg Chegaga.

Starry nights and stargazing

Morocco’s desert offers an unparalleled canvas for stargazing. Spend your nights under the twinkling canopy, marveling at constellations and capturing the beauty of the celestial show. Already near our base camp Desert Camp Chraika, which is located 3 k from village M’hamid, the sky is already breathtaking. But the more you go deeper and further from any light pollution, the more unbelievably pretty it becomes.

Camping in nomadic style

Immerse yourself in the desert lifestyle by spending a night in nomadic-style tents. Enjoy traditional music around a campfire, cooking delicious tajines, baking bread in hot sand and cooking Moroccan tea on the charcoal. Check our desert tours with wild camping – this experience will create memories that resonate with the spirit of the Moroccan desert.

Activities in the desert: 4×4 desert expeditions

Embark on a thrilling 4×4 desert tour to reach remote and scenic locations. Uncover the secrets of the desert’s diverse terrain while enjoying the comfort of a guided off-road adventure.

Oases exploration

Discover the lush oases hidden within the arid landscapes. Visit traditional Berber villages, where date palms sway and refreshing water sources offer an oasis of life in the desert. On our tours to Erg Chegaga dunes – whether tours by camel, or jeep safaris – we always stop at the Sacred Oasis.

Cultural encounters

Engage with nomadic communities and partake in cultural activities. Explore traditional markets (in M’hamid the souk takes place every Monday), taste local cuisine, and gain insights into the rich heritage of desert life in Morocco.

Plan your desert experience

Whether you seek adventure, cultural immersion, or simply the tranquility of the vast landscapes, exploring the Moroccan desert unveils a world of wonders waiting to be discovered. Plan your desert adventure today and let the magic of Morocco leave an indelible mark on your travel memories.