Learn about us and our history

Morocco Countryside Tours is a family business organizing fully customizable trips throughout Morocco.

welcome to Morocco Countryside Tours

Our expert, native Berber guides love to share their deep knowledge of our beautiful Kingdom and will help you discover our country's authentic customs and culture.

Our professional staff is highly trained, experienced, and available 24 hours/ 7 days a week to assist you with all the details and to help you organize a wonderfully memorable, tailor-made trip.

We offer the opportunity to do many activities during your visit, including meeting local Berber families, drinking tea with nomads in their cave dwellings, enjoying a Berber wedding, visiting local cooperatives, camel rides, sleeping in a luxury Berber camp in the Sahara Desert, Berber homestays with local families, cookery classes, trekking, sand boarding, henna paintings and much more.

We specialize in Morocco tours, outdoor activities, Fes tours, Marrakesh tours, luxury Morocco tours, desert tours, and other tours.

Berber people riding camels and walking in the Erg Chebbi desert..
Having evening tea beside the campfire in the Sahara Desert. A silver tea kettle and red cup.
Native Berber tribe cave dwelling showing them lowering down a bucket of water.
Fire burning in a traditional berber oven in Erg Chebbi desert.
Berber native tour guide, Said, standing in front of luxury camp in desert.

Meet Your Tour Organizer, Business Manager, and He Is Also A Guide!

Berber native tour guide, Said, sitting at a table in front of a luxury camp in the desert having tea.


What does Said like the most about his job?

"Meeting people from different cultures and sharing our culture and history with them."

Said and his family work hard to ensure you receive the best and most memorable tour. See our testimonials page or visit Tripadvisor, where we have over 700 positive reviews from happy travelers.


Our Story—Our Passion

A Berber family from southeast of Morocco owns Morocco Countryside Tours. Said and his family were one of the nomadic families living in the middle of The Sahara Desert until he was 15 years old. Livestock was the source of their income. Since there was not enough rain in the desert, the living conditions were difficult. Said’s parents decided to change from a nomadic lifestyle to settle down and create a village with other nomadic families with whom they lived in the desert; they began digging wells and farming. After about ten years of hard work farming, there was, once again, not enough water to farm anymore. 

Said's family decided to move to Merzouga, a small village that attracts many tourists traveling here to enjoy the camel rides and get a taste of the desert life. They brought some camels and started organizing camel trips into the desert for one or more night stays. Said worked while he studied. (The Moroccan government had built educational facilities in the village for the children of nomad families.) Said and his family worked hard to start a company that allowed them to organize trips nationwide, not just in the desert. While Said completed his studies, he started working as a tour guide with his brother.

Said, his brother and family also provide support and work to the local Berber nomad families from the desert area. Morocco Countryside Tours is a registered tourist company, and they are proud to be able to bring the most enchanting and memorable travel experiences to visitors while continuing to support their local community.

Berber native tour guide, Said, standing on a sand dune in the desert.

Our Story

Native Berber family sitting outside. Two women with two young boys.

Our Passion

We are passionate about supporting Nomad families by providing jobs to their children. We strive to improve their living conditions and educational opportunities.

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