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6 Days Yoga and Desert Adventure

11th - 16th february,


Sahara Desert

Yoga and adventure in the Sahara Desert. Discover the beauty of the desert and enjoy daily yoga.

6 days of yoga and desert adventure

in the Sahara Desert

Kaouki Tours have created this unique opportunity to experience a Berber adventure alongside daily yoga in one of the most spectacular places in Morocco. Suitable for beginner and advanced yogis; there will be daily yoga at sunrise, followed by a traditional Berber breakfast before heading out to explore the famous red sand dunes and its surroundings during the day.

10th February - 17th February, 2018

Price per adult is ...

5 nights / 4 days yoga is 740€ / £650

6 nights / 5 days yoga is 770€ / £680

7 nights / 6 days yoga is 790€ / £700

... and includes (based on a 7 night stay):

  • 6 morning led Ashtanga Vinyasa class with Maria Gudmundsdottir and Jana Schwarz.

  • 6 evening workshops; variations of Pranayama, gentle breathing and stretching, Ashtanga theory and philosophy.

  • accommodation in one of our sister riads in Hassilbed. Shared room with individual beds and en-suite bathroom. Single, double and triple rooms available on request.

  • one night under the stars in a Berber tent in the red sand dunes, camp fire and music.

  • camel ride to the camp.

  • traditional Berber breakfast and a traditional Moroccan dinner served daily. (vegetarian and vegan options available, please advise when booking).

  • 3 lunches: Couscous, Berber pizza and a delicious lunch get together on the last day at Maison Boutchrafine Ait Haddou.

  • bread making in a local village.

  • daily tours and activities with a driver and guide.

  • live Berber music in the evenings.


Please send us an email if you are interested in coming        for 4 days or 5 days of yoga.

Further Information

Day 1 - Saturday, February 10th, 2018.

Arrive in Hassilbed, a village in the Sahara Desert. Enjoy a welcome dinner together at one of our sister riads in Hassilbed.

Day 2 - Sunday, February 11th, 2018.

Morning Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga.

After breakfast, take a walk out towards the huge red sand dunes and admire the view and tranquility of Erg Chebbi. 

Visit the gardens of Hassilbed and explore the village on foot.

Evening workshops before sunset.

Traditional Moroccan dinner served at the riad.

Day 3 - Monday, February 12th, 2018.

Morning Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga.

After breakfast, drive to the neighbouring villages of Merzouga and K'emlia. Listen to the live Gnaoua music and join in with the dancing. 

Jump in the 4x4 and drive around into the sand dunes.

Evening workshops before sunset.

Traditional Moroccan dinner served at the riad.

Day 4 - Tuesday, February 13th, 2018.

Morning Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga.

After breakfast, drive a short journey to La Cantera de los fosiles. Bake your own bread in the traditional oven with the local women. Then, sit together to eat a couscous prepared by Baha's mother with your freshly made bread!

Visit Erfoud and the little dates market. Learn about the fossils that have been, and are still being discovered in the area at the fossil museum.

Before sunset, gather together to ride the camels in between giant sand dunes towards the camp.

Evening workshops before sunset.

Traditional Moroccan dinner served at the camp.

Spend and unforgettable night listening to traditional Berber music around the camp fire under the stars and sleeping in the warm Berber tents.

Day 5 - Wednesday, February 14th, 2018.

Early morning sun salutation and meditation as the sun rises over the dunes.

Camel ride back to the riad.

Take a 4X4 journey across the desert planes to Saf Saf oasis. Help prepare a traditional Berber pizza and bake it in the sand. Walk up rose mountains and collect rose fossiles. On the way back, stop at the quarry and another tea stop with a Nomad family who live with their goats.

Evening workshops before sunset.

Traditional Moroccan dinner served at the riad.

Day 6 - Thursday, February 15th, 2018.

After breakfast, leave towards the town of Rissani. Thursday is a market day. The souk is full of traders and it's a great time to haggle for that perfect rug! Spices galore and all sorts of natural remedies to cure your ailments! 

Drive along the old road back to Hassilbed: stopping at round mountain, where numerous films have been made including Spectre, and explore ancient villages and Kasbahs.

Evening workshops before sunset.

Traditional Moroccan dinner served at the riad.

Day 7 - Friday, February 16th, 2018.

Morning Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga.

Free morning 

There is an amazing lunch organised for us at Maison Boutchrafine Ait Haddou, where we can all sit, relax, chat and enjoy the view. Plenty of traditional instruments to join in with the music.

Evening workshops back at the riad,

Traditional Moroccan dinner served at the riad with traditional Berber music.

Day 8 - Saturday, February 17th, 2018.

After breakfast, departure.

Getting to Hassilbed


Both Fez and Marrakech have international airports. Fez is the nearest airport.

Air Maroc fly to Errachidia airport, connecting flights from Casablanca.



Regular supratour buses leave Marrakech and Fez to Merzouga. 

Taxis can be arranged for airport pick ups.

Please send us a message to enquire about airport transfer and we will be more than happy to arrange for you.

Our drivers are available to come and pick you up from your arrival airport and to take you back to your departure airport, should you wish to use our services. Please speak to us to organise transport. 

Flights and airport transfer is not included  in the quoted price.

All transportation once arrived in Hassilbed is included in the quoted price.

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