Saharan Morocco is a vast desert region.  Its a hot, dry and often picturesque area.

Towns & Villages in Desert:

ERFOUD :  The Gate of Sahara, this small city is located on the way of Erg Chebbi Dunes.

RISSANI: This small oasis town lies near the northwest edge of the Sahara.

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  • MERZOUGA : Small village on the edge of Erg Chebbi Dunes.
  •  KHAMLIA : This small village lies on the southwest edge of Erg Chebbi.
  • OUARZAZATE: Considered the capital of the south, a great example of preservation and tourism that hasn’t destroyed the feel of a fantastic and ancient city.
  •  MHAMID : Small village on the border with Algeria, south of Zagora town.
  • ZAGORA : Small desert town south of Ouarzazate.
  • NKOB:Small Berber town southeast of Agdz on the road Ouarzazate,Agdz,Alnif,Rissani ; full of old kasbahs and surounded by palm groves and the Saghrou Mountains.
  • ERRACHIDIA: Biggest town north of Erfoud. Military use of this town gives it a clean and organized urban net.
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To See:

  • Erg Chebbi Dunes (Erg Chebbi Dunes). Erg Chebbi Dunes  
  • Tinfou Dunes (Tinfou Dunes). Tinfou Dunes  
  • Chegaga Dunes (Chegaga Dunes). Chegaga Dunes  
  • Old Kasbahs in Nkob (Old Kasbahs in Nkob). Old Kasbahs in Nkob  
  • Ksar of Maadid in Erfoud (Ksar of Maadid in Erfoud). Ksar of Maadid in Erfoud  

  • Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate (Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate). Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate  
  • Unesco Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou in Ouarzazate (Unesco Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou in Ouarzazate). Unesco Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou in Ouarzazate  
  • Fint Oasis in Ouarzazate (Fint Oasis in Ouarzazate). Fint Oasis in Ouarzazate  
  • Underground Ksar of Tamegroute (Underground Ksar of Tamegroute), (South of Zagora). Underground Ksar of Tamegroute  
  • Tifoultoute Kasbah in Ouarzazate (Tifoultoute Kasbah in Ouarzazate). Tifoultoute Kasbah in Ouarzazate  
  • Ouarzazate open air Cinema Studios (Ouarzazate open air Cinema Studios). Ouarzazate open air Cinema Studios  

To Do:

ATV Quad Excursion in Ouarzazate

(ATV Quad Excursion in Camel

Trekking in Erg Chebbi Dunes (Camel Trekking in Erg Chebbi Dunes).

Camel Trekking in Erg Chebbi Dunes  

  • Mountain Trekking in Nkob (Mountain Trekking in Nkob). Mountain Trekking in Nkob  
  • Gnawa Music in Khamlia village in Erg Chebbi Dunes (Gnawa Music in Khamlia village in Erg Chebbi Dunes). Gnawa Music in Khamlia village in Erg Chebbi Dunes  
  • Erfoud Saturday Morning Market (Erfoud Saturday Morning Market). Erfoud Saturday Morning Market  
  • Explore Taourirt and Tassoumaat districts in Ouarzazate (Explore Taourirt and Tassoumaat districts in Ouarzazate). Explore Taourirt and Tassoumaat districts in Ouarzazate  
  • Traveler’s Sahara RetreatYou can join up to 30 other travellers to spend a week deep in the dunes with meditation and dance workshops, as well as music and storytelling around the fire.
  • To eat in Desert we advise you:

  • Restaurant Pizzeria des Dunes in Erfoud (Restaurant Pizzeria des Dunes in Erfoud). Restaurant Pizzeria des Dunes in Erfoud .
  • Restaurant 3 Thes in Ouarzazate (Restaurant 3 Thes in Ouarzazate), Restaurant Hotel Ennakhile in Nkob (Restaurant Hotel Ennakhile in Nkob).
  • Restaurant Kasbah Meteorites in Alnif (Restaurant Kasbah Meteorites in Alnif

  • To Drink:
  • Desert Tea (Desert Green Tea). Desert Tea is most of times just green tea and plenty of sugar. Ask for mint just for a change.  
  • Bottled water (Bottled water). If you’re not used to Moroccan water, most likely you’ll get sick of drinking it. Get bottled water selling in all small groceries stores spread around all towns and villages.
  • Clik:  Desert Tours in 4×4