Our Erg Lihoudi desert tour from Marrakech to Mhamid desert is the best option to visit the desert and the dunes. Even though it doesn’t compare to Merzouga or Chegaga dunes, it’s still a lot better than Zagora, apart from the awesome attractions all along the road to M’hamid, you can actually see relatively big dunes and appreciate a wonderful sunset and sunrise and enjoy a beautiful atmosphere with the nomads.
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Drâa Valley – M’hamid – Erg Lihoudi
Excursion from Marrakech. Enjoy a morning drive Travel to Desert through the Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka Pass. Visit the Kasbah of Ait-Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue by Ouarzazate to reach Agdez, where you will stop for lunch.
After lunch, cross the valley of Thousand Kasbahs to Zagora. Then, head for M’Hamid El Ghizlane, an authentic village end road, where you will take a camel ride in the desert of Erg Lihoudi to admire the sunset. Dinner around the fire with Saharawi music. Night in a tent.
Day 2: Erg Lihoudi – M’hamid – Tamegroute – Atlas Studio – Marrakech
Start the day with a spectacular sunrise before having breakfast in the desert dunes. Return from Desert Tours From Marrakech To M’hamid and take the road that leads to the Berber village of Tamegroute. Visit the old library, Islamic school and pottery. Lunch on the road in a traditional Moroccan restaurant. Stop in Ouarzazate to visit the Atlas Studios before returning to Marrakech. Erg Lihoudi
After crossing the high Atlas Mountains, the site of “Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah” will be hosting us to discover its Kasbah where famous movies like “The Gladiator” were made.
20 Minutes away from the Kasbah, Ouarzazate will be waiting for you to visit its interesting studios. You will be heading then to Zagora Mhamid before arriving to your final destination. Erg Lihoudi
The stunning nature will definitely charm you with its majestic mountains, deserts and beautiful seashores.