2 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora

  • 2 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora
  • 2 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora
  • 2 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora
  • 2 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora
  • 2 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora
  • 2 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora


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2 days Zagora shared desert tours from marrakech

If you don’t have enough time for long days desert trips, therefore, live a Berber condensed experience on a 2-days desert trip to Zagora from Marrakech. Accommodate in a traditional desert camp in the Moroccan Sahara, witness sunrise and sunset views from the camelback and enjoy one of the shortest trips in Morocco.

Destination: Zagora
Availability: Everyday
Pickup time: 7:15 a.m.
Return time: 19:30 H
Duration: 2 days and 1 night
Category: Group excursion
Clothing: Comfortable clothing, hiking shoes, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
Payment: Payment upon departure

City : Marrakech
Duration : 2 days
Time : 07:15h
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The highlights of the Marrakech 2-day desert circuit:
• Cross the High Atlas and the Tizi Ntichka pass.
• Visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO
• Drive along the Drâa valley
• Ride a camel on the Zagora desert and watch the sunset
• Night in a Berber desert camp in the Zagora desert
• Visit the city of Ouarzazate

Itinerary from Marrakech to the Zagora desert

Your circuit in the desert with your shared budget of 2 days between Marrakech and Zagora will start around 7:30 am by joining a group bound for Zagora via the Tizi Ntichka pass (at 2260 m altitude) in front of various Berber villages in adobe and locals raising their goats. You will stop in the middle of the High Atlas mountains to take photos and stretch your legs or have a coffee. Upon arrival at Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah, you will have time to explore the UNESCO World Heritage village and its famous Kasbah, which has been used as a backdrop for various Bible epics, as well as for commercial photo and modeling sessions. If you wish to join the group for a guided tour, an additional charge of € 2.00 per person will be charged for your local guide. After visiting the Kasbah, you will have an hour free lunch break.

From there, we will continue to Ouarzazate crossing the northeast of the Anti Atlas to the oasis of Agdz. After a brief stop in the center of the village, prepare to admire the most incredible landscapes one after the other, traversing the Draa Valley with its fortified kasbahs and its oases dotted with thousands of date palms. The Draa Valley is home to the largest palm plantation in Morocco. Upon arrival in the Zagora Desert late in the afternoon, we will meet our camel caravans and our camel trekking adventure will begin through the Zagora Desert while preparing for a magnificent sunset for about one hour. Please note that there are almost no sand dunes in Zagora.

Just before dark, we drive our camels to our Berber desert camp nestled in the middle of nowhere. a delicious Moroccan dinner will be served this evening in your Bedouin camp. Right after dinner, get ready for a fantastic drum performance by the campfire. Your local nomadic desert hosts will play drums and sing local folk music until around midnight. Do not hesitate to learn more about the constellation of stars or simply enjoy the silence of the desert under a crystal clear sky.

PS: the standard desert camp included in the price of 59 euros is very basic. If you wish to stay in a comfortable camp with hot showers, a supplement of 15.00 euros per person will be charged.

Early in the morning, your camp hosts will get up to watch the sunrise. After breakfast, ride again on a camel to find your vehicle and driver on the main road. From there, we will leave for Ouarzazate, where we will stop for lunch in a local cafe, and visit the Taourirt Kasbah (optional - depending on the time). Early in the afternoon, we return to Marrakech crossing the High Atlas mountains. Your 2 days budget shared desert trip from Marrakech to Zagora will end at Jamaa El Fna Square around 7:00 p.m. in summer and 8:00 p.m. in winter.

• Pick up at your hotel / Riad on the day of the visit (or at the nearest accessible point)
• Modern A / C minibus driven by an English / French driver
• Overnight at camp in the Zagora dune desert, with camel trekking, dinner and breakfast.

Not included:
• Drinks
• Lunches on the way
• Optional local guide at Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou
• Lunches on the way
• Optional local guide at Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou
• Personal expenses

Tour tips:
• Sunglasses, sunscreen
• Hat, wet towels, bath towels
• Jeans or pants for camel trekking
• Camera and phone chargers.
• Warm clothes in the winter season


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