Touareg Desert Ride

days 6 days nights 5 nights
Weight limit
90 kg / 198 lb

Embarking on a horseback journey through the desert proves to be an enchanting experience. This equestrian adventure unfolds in two distinctive stages, promising a rich tapestry of cultural and natural encounters.

Every day will be an incredible discovery on the saddle of our trusty horses, in the spectacular landscapes that the desert offers. As the relentless sun yields to a luminous moon and the night sky unveils a constellation of stars, which you will be able to touch.

This horse trekking activity is among the most requested as it provides an immersive plunge into the desert realms. The joy of discovering unforgettable panoramas and capturing timeless moments through the lens intertwines with the passion the Ranch would love to share with you all the way.

US$ 1 066
per tourist for 6 days
Date of Travel
Number of tourists
up to 10 tourists over 14 years old
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Photo Erika P.
Erika P. is the organizer of this trip
The organizer speaks: English
In 2006, an enthusiastic horse-riding tourist from Italy came to Morocco to book a horse ride on the (then still small) Ranch de Diabat: Erika. Omar, one of the two brothers who ran the ranch, was her riding guide... This encounter led to a serious relationship and Erika soon left Italy to live and work as a partner on the Ranch in order to realise a shared dream: to propagate trail riding in Morocco throughout the world. Erika had previously worked in tourism and riding is her great hobby. At the Ranch, she is the organiser who takes care of the rides. She is very concerned about the welfare of the horses and contributes with many new ideas to ensure that there is always something new at the Ranch.

Tour highlights

Enjoy the Desert Landscapes
Ride through the spectacular landscapes that the Sahara desert offers
Cross the Touareg villages
See the Touareg villages, placed along the ancient tracks of the famous Paris-Dakar
Ford the Oued Draa River
A stream that allows the cultivation of date palms and watermelons in the small villages around

Route details

Day 1

Flight with arrival in Casablanca, overnight at the hotel in the airport area (dinner and overnight stay not included and also the flight).

Day 2
Exploring the Desert
Day 3
Exploring the Desert
Day 4
Exploring the Desert
Day 5
Exploring the Desert
Day 6
Exploring the Desert
Day 7
Tour organizer's comments

In order to participate in our treks, you must be comfortable in the three gaits and have the habit of being outdoors. It would be better if you had already done a full day on horseback, if you wish, it is possible to come to us a few days before the trek to benefit from lessons and to know your level. The different equestrian levels will be managed with more guides in order to guarantee the fun for every rider both beginner and with a good equestrian level.



4 nights
2 nights
4 nights
Berber Tent
  • The accommodation during the trek will be in collective tents for 6 people, or if you wish, in a 2-person igloo tent.
  • Your bivouac is equipped with a warm water shower
  • Meals : your meals are prepared by our chef, who will make you discover the richness of Moroccan cuisine. The menu takes into account participants' special diets or food allergies, which will all be communicated in the registration form.
2 nights

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place

Aéroport de Zagora, Zagora, Marocco

Tour conditions


  • equipped horses rental; 
  • equestrian guides;
  • meals;
  • accommodation in collective Berber tents and several igloo tents;
  • transfer from and to the airport of Zagora to the starting point of the trek.


  • 2 nights in the hotel;
  • international flights;
  • insurance;
  • alcoholic drinks.

    Tip: It is customary at the end of the trip to leave a tip to the staff who took care of you during the experience, which can vary from 7 to 10% of the value of the trip.

Group size

up to 10 tourists


6 days
5 nights

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

The perfect suitcase

  • Soft and non-rigid suitcase
  • Take t-shirts, cotton clothes, long sleeve shirt against the sun, fleece against the wind, two / three riding pants, waterproof poncho
  • Hiking boots or shoes, gaiters or leggings, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen
  • Don't forget your sleeping bagnight light, tissues, underwear and medication to prevent intestinal infections. 
  • Each horse is equipped with a trekking saddle and bags that will allow you to carry your lunch and the personal effects necessary for your day on horseback. Sensitive people are advised to wear sheepskin as protection over the saddle, which is readily available in horse riding shops in Morocco and abroad.
  • Don't forget the water bottle.
  • Regarding the charging of your mobile phones and cameras, we recommend that you have a good Power Bank with a lot of battery, because electric charging via the truck will not be available every day.
Cancellation of booking

Dates and Prices

  • US$ 1 066
    28 Jan – 2 Feb, 2024 6 days 5 nights
  • US$ 1 066
    4 – 9 Feb, 2024 6 days 5 nights
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