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2 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech




Private Marrakech to Zagora 2-Day Desert Trip:

Your exclusive 2 days desert tour that takes you from Marrakech through Zagora is your chance to explore Morocco’s Sahara desert in a single glance. This is the most enjoyable overnight desert tour starting from Marrakech it will expose travelers to Saharan desert landscape that lie in Draa Valley and the Zagora desert. Take a drive through to the High Atlas Mountains and walk through Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou. When you’re done with the day, take a ride on your camel as you watch the stunning sunset. After dark, join the Sahara camp’s Berber nomadic tribesmen playing Tam-Tam drums by the campfire.


2 days Marrakech to Zagora desert safari Highlights:

Marrakech to Zagora Overnight Desert Tour Itinerary:

The two-day desert tour starting from Marrakech towards Zagora in the morning from either your hotel at dawn (around 07:30). The first part of the trip is driving across Tizi N'tichka pass ( 2260 m. high ) and pass through a variety of Berber villages along the route. There will be a variety of stops on the way to admire the view, snap photos as well as sip a cup mint tea while stretching your legs.

On arrival at Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou, make sure to visit the world heritage site that was used before as a setting for a variety of Hollywood epics such as Gladiator as well as Lawrence of Arabia. We'll schedule an hour visit to the village in a relaxed manner with the assistance of a local guide.

After lunch or in Kasbah Air Ben Haddou, or Ouarzazate and drive through The Anti Atlas Mountains, the Berber Village of Agdez as well as Draa Valley, its hundreds of thousands of date palm trees. Draa Valley is considered the largest Date palm planting in Morocco.

We reach Zagora at around 3pm, to get ready for a camel ride over the Zagora desert. We will then take in a stunning sunset before taking on your camels back towards the Zagora camping spot for dinner. Moroccan dinner complete with our drums with entertainment beneath the starry sky.

After a early rise-up for the camel ride, a sunrise views at the horizon, as well as breakfast in a Moroccan breakfast, travel for Ouarzazate in order to go to Taourirte Kasbah before lunch at leisure. Then, you can travel in Marrakech through the Tizi the Ntichka Pass.

Return to your hotel or Riad in Marrakech later in the in the afternoon.

The 2-day Marrakech from Zagora Desert tour is scheduled to finish with a pickup in your hotel.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

The journey starting from Marrakech towards the Zagora desert is of 355 km (220 miles). The typical drive time is about 7 hours and passes through the beautiful High Atlas Mountains, the town of Ouarzazate and Ouarzazate, and the Agdz Village. If you plan to stop at a place for sightseeing lunch, coffee, or lunch it could increase the total travel time.

Zagora Desert is predominantly characterized by its flat, rocky landscape, which is dotted with dunes made of sand. There is one exception close to the camp that is comfortable which has a tiny sand dune. The overall terrain of Zagora is quite different from the typical sandy deserts of dune that are usually found in the Sahara.

Yes, tents at Zagora camp in the desert are private.

Showers are shared and toilets just outside your camping tent in the cozy camping area.

We strongly recommend that you bring towels and shower ingredients for each night. Unfortunately, the company that runs the camp in Merzouga will not supply towels except if you choose to upgrade to the luxurious Sahara camping in the desert.

Yes, you can. the backpack will be secured inside the van during your camping trip. But, you must prepare a small backpack in order to embark on your camel journey to reach the Sahara camping area in the desert.

There are electric outlets inside the Zagora campsite restaurant. But, they will shut off the electric generators after midnight.

If you select the desert camp that is comfortable bathroom facilities are shared. If you opt to upgrade to a luxury camp, bathrooms are within the tent.

A camel ride within Zagora desert. Zagora desert will include an hour-long sunset camel ride and about 40 minutes of sunrise camel rides early in the day. Time will vary based on the time of year, the sunset and sunrise times.

There isn’t a quad bike operator in Zagora desert.

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