Weekend Sahara Morocco from Ouarzazate

Weekend Sahara Morocco – Mhamid desert camp – weekend Sahara from Ouarzazate – Sahara desert camp Morocco

  • Sahara desert experience
  • Morocco desert camp - comfort and relaxing
  • Camel ride
  • Visit of the Drâa Valley

Weekend Sahara Morocco from Ouarzazate

Weekend in the Sahara – Morocco Sahara desert camp – Morocco holidays – Sahara trip

Day 1

Ouarzazate – Agdz – Zagora – Sahara desert camp in Mhamid

If during your holidays in Ouarzazate, you have two days for an original activity, go for a weekend in the desert!

On the first day of your weekend in the Sahara, you will be picked up by your guide from Ouarzazate. Then you will cross the Draa Valley and visit the palm grove down to Agdz and Zagora. Several stops are planned on the road to enjoy your Sahara trip. The Drâa Valley leads to the M’hamid desert. The landscapes of the Anti-Atlas are really nice! The typical villages are also very charming. 

At noon, you will take a break at the kasbah of Tamnougalt for tea or lunch.

Once the visit is over, you will continue to Zagora (possibility to visit the pottery workshop in Tamgroute) before to join the village of M’hamid.

M’hamid El Ghizlane is the last village before the desert. You will spend your Sahara weekend there, in a traditional nomadic camp. 

Our Sahara desert camp is about 6 km from the village.

At the end of the day, you can admire the sunset over the surrounding dunes. You will then enjoy Sahrawi music and dinner at the camp. Night in nomadic tent.

Day 2

Enjoy a camel ride in the desert – picnic in the Sahara – return to Ouarzazate

The second day of your weekend in the Sahara is devoted to a camel trip in the desert.

After breakfast, you leave the desert camp with camels. You will better explore the desert thanks to a camel riding.

Lunch is planned in the Sahara. You will make a stop for a picnic under the tamarisk. You will enjoy the landscapes and a moment of relaxing. After that, on the back of the camels, you continue your excursion in the Sahara to return to our Mhamid desert camp.

In the afternoon, you will take the road to go back to Ouarzazate. 

Arrival in Ouarzazate in the late afternoon.

If you have the possibility to extend your stay in the desert for a day, we recommend you make an excursion in 4X4 Erg Chegaga where you will discover the largest dunes of the Moroccan Sahara.

What does the program include?

The weekend in the Sahara from Ouarzazate includes two days in the desert and one night at the nomadic camp, the transport in 4X4, the camel excursion in the Sahara, the visits, the meals. 

During your holidays in Morocco, discover the Sahara! Camel ride, discover the Sahrawi nomad’s culture. We offer a unique and authentic journey. Weekend in the desert. 

Weekend Sahara Morocco

Why spend two days on a Sahara desert trip?

There are many reasons : 

  • you will discover the Sahara desert,
  • you will do a camel ride,
  • you can admire a beautiful sunset or sunrise,
  • you can climb on the dunes,
  • enjoy the landscapes, the silence, nature,
  • take time to relax, read a book, take a tea,
  • you will sleep in an authentic nomadic camp in the Sahara,
  • you can do a 4X4 excursion to Erg Chigaga ;

Interested by a weekend in the Morocco desert?



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