Marrakech to zagora- shared desert tour - 2 Days

Marrakech to Zagora 2 days desert tour is the most popular camel ride sunset desert tour we offer. the 2 days Zagora desert tour is a must-do experience for those travellers who do not have the luxury of time and would love to have desert tour experience, sleep in tents and ride a camel. This 2 days desert tour from Marrakech gives you the opportunity to pass the high Atlas Mountains, admire the stunning views of Draa valley and its palm groves, visit the UNESCO world heritage sites, ride camels and spend the night in the camp or under the stars. Please bear in mind that Zagora is a rocky kind of desert which unlike the Erg Chegaga Sahara desert, doesn’t offer big dunes.

Experience the Berber lifestyle on a 2-day desert safari to Zagora from Marrakech. Sleep in a typical desert camp of the Sahara, see the sunrise and sunset from the back of a camel, and enjoy spectacular views of the legendary Kasbahs and oases.

Day 1
Marrakech - Zagora (7 hours drive)

Following an early morning pick-up from your hotel or riad in Marrakech, drive across the High Atlas Mountains en route to Ouarzazate, where you will stop for a lunch at leisure. Continue to the oasis of Agdez, before driving through the date and palm trees of the Draa Valley. Marvel at the fortified Kasbahs along the way. Upon arrival at Zagora, meet your camel caravan for a 1-hour camel ride over the sand dunes. Watch the sunset paint the desert sands as it sinks below the horizon. Then, transfer to your Sahara Desert camp just before dark. Settle into your private tent, and enjoy some time at leisure to explore the surrounding desert scenery. Dinner will be served under the stars, while your nomad hosts will provide the entertainment around a camp fire with the beat of their tam-tam drums.

Day 2
Zagora - Marrakech (7 hours drive)

Wake early to experience the magic of a desert sunrise (optional). Then, enjoy breakfast before climbing back into the saddle of your camel for the ride back to the main road. Here, your minibus will be waiting to take you on a scenic drive to the world heritage village of Ait Ben Haddou. Instantly recognizable as the setting of various Hollywood epics, it’s also a popular backdrop for photo shoots with international fashion magazines and agencies. Explore the Kasbah at leisure, with some free time for lunch, before the picturesque drive back to Marrakech for an estimated drop off at 18:00.

Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Marrakech
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minibus (maximum 17 passengers)
  • English-speaking driver
  • Camel trek in the Zagora dunes at sunset and sunrise
  • Standard accommodation in a Berber desert camp with hot showers and toilets outside your private tent
  • Dinner and breakfast included in camp
  • If the road across the Atlas Mountains is blocked during winter, an alternative route is available via Taroudant. Customers must pay a mandatory supplement of 10€ per person if the alternative route is taken

not Includes

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Local guides (recommended, approximately €2 per person)
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Bottled water
How far is Zagora desert from Marrakech?

Distance between Marrakech and Zagora is 355 Km and roughly 7 hours drive

Can we bring our suitcases with us on the tour?

Yes you can, it will be kept safe in the van while camping. However, please prepare your small backpack to take with you on the camel ride to the camp

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Marrakech to zagora- shared desert tour
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