Sahara Family Holiday Overview

Board the ‘ship of the desert’ and enjoy an unforgettable camel trek through the Sahara’s famous dune landscapes, camping under the stars with the kids along the way.

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      USD $785
      CAD $795
      AUD $795
      EUR €545
      GBP £460
      NZD $885
      ZAR R7,960
      CHF FR660
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Enjoy an easygoing family holiday, camping and camel-trekking in Morocco

Cross the swirling sands of the Sahara, watch dawn break across the dunes and rock the Kasbahs of Morocco’s fascinating past on a family adventure to remember. Recreating the simple nomadic lifestyle, spend three nights camping out under the crystal clear desert skies, the dramatic desert backdrop covered by a dreamy blanket of stars. Come and see why Marrakech’s bustling medina and lively bazaars ensure the city is regularly featured in people’s ultimate bucket lists of must-see places to visit.

  • Explore high-walled and history-packed Kasbahs
  • Ride a camel on a two-day trek
  • Travel deep into the Sahara
  • Spend three nights camping amongst the dunes
  • Wander the streets of the fortified city of Ait Benhaddou
  • Gaze in awe at spectacular views across the Atlas Mountains
  • Enjoy a traditional mint tea with a local family
  • Be immersed in the magical chaos of Marrakech

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Ouarzazate, Morocco
  • Finish:

    Marrakech, Morocco
  • Group size:

    Min 2 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 5
  • Meals:

    7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nts), Guesthouse (1 nt), Hotel (3 nts)
  • Transport:

    Camel, Minibus, Taxi
  • Included activities:

    Guided walking tour around Marrakech, Palais Bahia, Taourirt Kasbah visit

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    417kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    A DISCOUNT OF 10% APPLIES ON THIS TRIP TO CHILDREN UNDER 15 YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME OF TRAVEL. Please note that these trips are for adults and children travelling together and there must be at least one child under 18 with you. Minimum age for children on this trip is 5 years old. , Alcohol Morocco is a Muslim country therefore alcohol is not readily available, particularly during Ramadan.

  • Total price from

    USD $785
    CAD $795
    AUD $795
    EUR €545
    GBP £460
    NZD $885
    ZAR R7,960
    CHF FR660
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $98
    CAD $99
    AUD $99
    EUR €68
    GBP £57
    NZD $110
    ZAR R995
    CHF FR82
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Sahara Family Holiday Summary

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Day 1 Ouarzazate

A former staging point for trans-Saharan caravans, Ouarzazate is now a popular film-making location with productions such as Lawrence of Arabia and Black Hawk Down shot here.

Day 2 Tazzarine

Situated on the edge of the Sahara, the small oasis town of Tazzarine is known for its picturesque palm groves and henna gardens.

Days 3-4 Sahara Camel Trek

The endless dunes of the Sahara are an epic location to set off on a camel, camp under the stars and witness amazing displays of changing colour and light.

Day 5 Ait Benhaddou

Sitting on a hilltop and looking unchanged since the 11th century, Ait Benhaddou is one of Morocco's most treasured, alluring and iconic sites.

Days 6-7 Marrakech

Marrakech is a feast for the senses. Be enticed by the alluring scents and brilliant colours of the spice markets, the sounds of the musicians and the perfume of its gardens.

Day 8 Tour ends

Enjoy a farewell breakfast with the group before saying your goodbyes to your newly extended family.
    • 8
    • XMFM
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $785
      CAD $795
      AUD $795
      EUR €545
      GBP £460
      NZD $885
      ZAR R7,960
      CHF FR660
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Family
    • Original
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