Best 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora, drive across the High Atlas Mountains, visit Ait Ben Haddou kasbah and Ouarzazate, as well as Draa valley. Furthermore, explore Zagora Desert, enjoy camel trekking and overnight in a Saharan tent.
Firstly, around 8:00 you will meet your driver/guide in order to start our 2 Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora desert, through the magnific high Atlas Mountains and pass of Tizi N-tichka (2260m), after an impressive landscape in the middle of this mountains, chain to Ouarzazate” The Hollywood of Africa” where there are many studios and also kasbahs, many films have been filmed here.
Stop for lunch. Then, through Agdaz, draa valley. Subsequently, we reach to Zagora desert Where you switch to camel trekking to enjoy the magical sunset on the way to your camp. Where you will enjoy the Berber drum music while dancing around the campfire, under vast open sky of stars. Dinner and overnight in the camp.
Today, after sunrise show and a good breakfast, we diver back to Marrakech through Ouarzazate and to the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou a UNESCO world heritage site. Here where many famous movies have been shot for instance: prince of Persia, Gladiator, Babel…etc. pass from the high Atlas Mountains. Finally, drop you off at your Marrakech hotel/riad.
Departure & Return Location
Marrakech – Zagora – Marrakech
About 8 O’clock
Zagora Desert is located in the south part of Morocco, about 350 km from Marrakech. The journey takes around 7 hours but it can be less or more depending on your stops.
You have the choice between standard and luxury accommodation.
No, you don’t need a sleeping bag, you will stay at an equipped desert camp with all amenities.
If you prefer to stay in a standard tent the shower and toilets are shared, but if you choose to upgrade to a luxury desert camp, you will have a private shower and toilet inside your tent.
Yes, it’s possible to provide vegetarian or vegan food. Please let your driver/guide know on the first day.
To confirm This tour, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal to our account, the balance is payable in cash at the pick-up, to be paid to your driver in euros, or equal in dollars or dirhams.
Usually, we request balance payments in cash because PayPal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s a world institution. Also, we can in some cases accept the complete payment via PayPal however a 5% fee is going to be applied to hide the additional transaction charges. Just in case you’re considering this method, it’s best to rearrange the payment before the tour.
If this 2 Day Desert Tour Marrakech to Zagora does not match what you’re looking for, then contact us. we provide anatomized desert tours in Morocco according to your duration of stay and your preferences. our Team at Excursion in Morocco is at your service to answer any questions and give you detailed quotes about tours, and also an advice about the best time and places to visit. Whether you’re thinking about leading a tour or simply have questions we’re here to help.
Ibrahim was terrific through our 2-week trip around Morocco. He was always so accommodating with our plans. His local knowledge saved us plenty of time and money.
He made the whole experience so memorable.