The Sahara desert spans eleven countries in North Africa, including Morocco. The Moroccan Sahara is located in the country’s south and covers an area of more than 9 million square kilometres.
The best time to visit the Sahara desert is between October and April, when the weather is cooler and more pleasant. Summer temperatures can reach over 100°F, making exploration of the desert difficult.
The most convenient way to reach Morocco’s Sahara desert is to fly into Errachida Airport . the nearest airport to Sahara Desert. Some tourist start their tour from Marrakech or Fes and then take a bus or hire a private car to the desert. If you chose the Errachidia Airport it will take 2 hours but if you started from Marrakech or Fes, the journey can take anywhere from 8 to 12 hours.
Camel rides, sandboarding, stargazing, and visiting traditional Berber villages are among the activities available in Morocco’s Sahara desert. The desert can also be explored on foot or by 4×4 vehicle.