2 Days Zagora Desesrt Tour from Marrakech

Overview

Experience the wonders of the Moroccan desert with our 2-day Zagora desert tour from Marrakech. In just two days and one night, you’ll embark on an unforgettable journey, exploring remarkable sites and immersing yourself in the enchanting beauty of the Sahara.

We begin our adventure in Marrakech, departing early to cross the majestic High Atlas Mountains and traverse the breathtaking Tizi-N-Tichka pass. As we ascend, be prepared to witness awe-inspiring panoramic views that will leave you in awe.

Our next stop is the renowned Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Marvel at the ancient fortified village and its intricate mud-brick architecture. You may even recognize it from famous movies such as “Gladiator” and “Game of Thrones.”

Continuing our expedition, we follow the picturesque route along the Draa Valley, passing through the charming village of Agdez. The valley is known for its lush palm groves, scenic landscapes, and traditional Berber villages that dot the oasis.

As we approach Zagora, the gateway to the desert, prepare for an exhilarating experience. You’ll embark on a mesmerizing camel trekking adventure, riding through the golden sand dunes of the Sahara. Traverse the undulating landscape as the desert breeze caresses your face, creating a truly magical atmosphere.

Witness the splendor of the Sahara as the sun dips below the horizon, painting the sky with hues of orange and pink. This magical sunset will be etched in your memory forever. In the evening, we gather around a campfire under the starry sky, surrounded by the rhythmic beats of traditional drums. Allow yourself to be swept away by the captivating music and indulge in a delightful evening in the heart of the desert.

Spend the night in a comfortable desert camp, where you can unwind and bask in the tranquility of the Sahara. Wake up to the mesmerizing sight of the desert sunrise, an experience that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and connected to the natural world.

After breakfast, we bid farewell to the Sahara and begin our return journey to Marrakech. Along the way, we make stops to admire the stunning landscapes and capture memorable moments.

Arriving back in Marrakech, you’ll carry with you unforgettable memories of the desert’s beauty, the exhilarating camel trek, and the warm hospitality of the Berber people. This 2-day Zagora desert tour offers a remarkable glimpse into the captivating world of the Moroccan Sahara.

Highlights

  • Cross the magnificent High Atlas Mountains and witness breathtaking views from the Tizi-N-Tichka pass.
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, famous for its unique mud-brick architecture
  • Journey through the picturesque Draa Valley, adorned with lush palm groves and traditional Berber villages.
  • Experience an exhilarating camel trekking adventure through the mesmerizing sand dunes of the Sahara Desert.
  • Marvel at the magical sunset and sunrise over the Sahara, painting the sky with vibrant colors.
  • Enjoy an evening of Berber music and traditional drumming around a campfire under the starry desert sky.
  • Spend a memorable night in a comfortable desert camp, immersing yourself in the tranquility of the Sahara.

Itinerary

The 2-day Zagora desert trip begins early in the morning from your Marrakech hotel or airport. Then, travel via the Tizi N-tichka pass (2260 m. altitude) and different Berber communities. Several pauses will be made along the trip to take in the scenery. Then we arrive at Ait Ben Hadou Kasbah and have a quick tour of this lovely world heritage monument. The Kasbah served as the backdrop for many Hollywood epics, including Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia. In addition to TV shows like Game of Thrones.

Following lunch in either Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou or Ouarrzazate. We pass through the Anti Atlas Mountains, Berber villages, and the Draa Valley. The Draa Valley is Morocco's biggest palm plantation and also its longest watercourse. Finally, when we get in Zagora in the afternoon, you will embark on a camel trek in the Zagora desert. Before continuing to your Sahara desert tent, take in the magnificent sunset. Where you will be served a Moroccan supper and entertained by drums beneath an open sky of sparkling stars.

After an early wake up for a camel ride over the dunes to contemplate the magical sunrise, and a warm Moroccan breakfast. We depart to Ouarzazate ”The Gate Of The Desert”. Where we visit the Taourirt Kasbah, and also the studios where famous movies were shot. Then continue our way back to Marrakech, through Tizi Ntichka pass and the High Atlas mountains.
Finally, your 2 days Zagora desert tour will end by a drop off at your accommodation or the airport in Marrakech

Includes/Excludes

Includes

  • Transportation
  • Make stops everywhere
  • English speaking driver
  • dinner and breakfast
  • Camel rid

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities

FAQs

What is the duration of the tour?

The tour is 2 days and 1 night, starting and ending in Marrakech.

What should I pack for the tour?

It is recommended to pack comfortable clothing, a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, a jacket or sweater for cooler desert evenings, and a camera to capture the stunning landscapes.

Are there restroom facilities available during the tour?

Restroom facilities are available at designated stops along the way, including during breaks and at the desert camp

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2 Days Zagora Desesrt Tour from Marrakech

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