2 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora
Marrakech to Zagora Desert Tour
The 2 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora includes a camel ride experience into the Sahara, spend a night in the camp under the stars, visit the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate city.
Zagora desert is one of the world’s most atmospheric places, but knowing where to go and thinking out how to reach there can be a lot of work. During this in-depth, multi-day group or private 2 days tour, you’ll discover all the standout sights, like a UNESCO-listed casbah, while enjoying camelback rides over sand dunes and a night camping under the stars. Private tours make this option more comfortable, with a hassle-free itinerary.
Important Note: Please keep in mind that Zagora desert is a rocky kind of desert, with small white sand dunes only, if you are looking for the best Desert in Morocco with the highest and largest orange sand dunes, we recommend you the 2 days or 3 days desert tour to Merzouga desert, Erg Chebbi sand dunes.
Highlights of 2 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora
Program Itinerary of the Marrakech to Zagora Desert Tour
After breakfast, we will start our 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora, going south, from the village of Ait Ourir, the road narrows and begins to climb until it meets the 2,260 m Tizi-N-Tichka pass, at the footing of the canyon is wet with the Tamesna River. You can detect several small hamlets continued alive by waterways such as tinny villages.
Continuing our Marrakech to Zagora desert tour we find another jewel of the region, declared UNESCO World Heritage, Ait Benhaddou. A fortified village with crenelated towers, which is one of the most beautiful Kasbahs in the Glaus region. It then reaches Ouarzazate, then for the anti-atlas, passing the Draa Valley its river, where several small villages are located in its edge along the way.
One of the largest valleys in Morocco, a huge green tongue that enters the desert about 250 miles and that will take you to Zagora, arriving in Zagora, where we expected and our camels to cross the dunes. We will be two hours with camel trekking and night in the heart of the Sahara desert under nomad tents and in silence so that we can see the sunset, the stars, the moon. Dinner and overnight at desert camp (tent). Where the 1st day of our 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora ends.
On the 2nd day of the 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora, after breakfast, we head towards Ouarzazate through the Draa valley (164 km of paved road), to discover numerous villages and oases. After Agdz we will cross the Djebel Sangha, with its heart-shaped dunes, secured a breathtaking path.
Return to Marrakech via the Tiz-in-Tichka hill, in the heart of the Atlas. The slope will offer us a view of the exceptional colors of the Houz Valley.
Price Includes and Excludes
The Marrakech to Zagora Desert Tour info in Short
|Duration||Depart & Arrival Time||Price / person||Starting & Ending Location|
|2 Days /1-Night||- 08:30 AM|
- ≈ 18:00
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FAQ of the 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora
No, you don’t need a sleeping bag, at our 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora, you will stay at an equipped desert camp with all amenities.
Yes, for travelers who don’t like to go on camels, we use a 4×4 car to transfer them to and from the camp, without any extra charge as well. You just need to inform us at the time of booking.
Marrakech to Zagora distance is: 355 km.
To confirm the 2 Days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora, we require a small deposit to be paid over PayPal, Wise, or bank transfer 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.
Is it possible to pay the entire with PayPal?
Usually, we request the balance payments in cash because PayPal also has many transaction fees and operational delays since it’s a world institution. 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.
Is it possible to pay the entire via Wise or bank transfer?
Yes, we accept the entire cost via Wise and bank transfer but there will be a 2% extra charge to cover the transaction fee.
For a full refund, cancel a minimum of 15 days beforehand of the beginning date of the experience.
Reviews about our 2 days desert tour Marrakech to Zagora
Wonderful 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora
Everything was as shown; we spent on an upgrade for a private camp with toilets and showers and that was certainly deserving it. The driver was very helpful and the 2 days tour went smoothly and easily.
The desert camp and our Berber guide were excellent and it was an enjoyable experience, all in all, camel riding fun, and the food in the camp really good. Sunset and sunrise in the camp were breathtaking.
I would not do this trip with small children because there is a lot of driving (each day around 360 km), but it was fine for us. Important tip: if you get car sick, surely take some medication with you, because there is driving over mountains and twisting roads. We didn't have those problems and completely enjoyed our experience.
Excellent Zagora desert trip
The pick up from the riad was on time, the trip was good and the driver spoke very good English and was helpful and friendly.
Moreover, we had enough stops on the way, therefore we took beautiful shots.
The requirements in the desert camp were much better than expected and the people there were friendly and served us good food. The second day we made it back to Marrakech on time.
On the way, the Lunches were good at a calm restaurant. Overall it was an excellent adventure and we are already considering a Merzouga - Fes trip for our next Morocco trip.
Thank you Mustapha! You are the best driver. One of the best trips I've ever had.
We were doubtful about making this desert trip because it needed a lot of driving. Your life is in the hands of someone you don't know, and all that time in the car could be tedious.
I'm happy we took the opportunity because our driver was excellent. The driver was extremely clean, he drove amazingly well, also he speaks four languages fluently and took us to unique spots .
Also, the landscape was continually changing, so we were amazed at each turn. Completely worth it. Looking forward to do a longer trip.
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