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2 Days Marrakech desert tour - Zagora desert Trip from Marrakesh

2 Days Tour from Marrakech to Zagora Information


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Overview: 2 Days Tour From Marrakech to Zagora Desert

Sahara Desert Excursions company offers the 2 Days Marrakech desert tour for those travelers who have a short Holiday in Marrakech, and they would like to try a Sahara desert adventure, Camel ride, 1 Night stay in a desert camp. This Trip departs from Marrakech and back to Marrakech the following day, visiting many interesting touristic attractions along the way.


Price Includes

  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation.
  • Private Vehicle with A/C (SUV, 4WD, or minivan).
  • English speaking driver/Guide.
  • Camel trek (Camel per person)
  • Sunset or sunrise camel trek.
  • Overnight stay in a desert camp (Dinner & breakfast included)
  • Free time to explore attractions like Ait Benhaddou, Cinema Studios, Taourirt Kasbah, etc.
  • Visit all interesting attractions along the road.

Price Excludes

  • Lunches.
  • Drinks
  • Monuments fees
  • Flight Tickets

What to Expect on the 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to zagora

This 2 Days desert trip from Marrakech lets you discover the south of Morocco, pass through the high Atlas Mountains, admire the stunning views of Draa valley and its palm groves, the largest valley in  Africa as well as a colorful desert landscape until reaching the door of Erg Chegaga & Zagora desert, visit the UNESCO world heritage sites ride camels, and spend the night in the Zagora Sahara desert camp or under the stars, play drums with Berbers. Enjoy the spectacular sunset & sunrise in Zagora dunes. 

Marrakech to Zagora Desert Trip Highlights:
  • Stop at panoramic viewpoints to admire the views of the valleys and the Berber villages.
  • Travel across the High Atlas Mountains.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou & Telouet Kasbah.
  • Visit Ouarzazate city and the film studios
  • Wander Draa Valley’s palm groves.
  • Visit Tamnougalte Kasbah
  • Enjoy a spectacular sunset Camel ride.
  • Spend the night in a Nomadic desert camp.

Brief Summary of the 2 Days Marrakech Desert Trip

This brief summary of our 2 Days Sahara Desert tour from Marrakech, monitors you with a short summary of the tour itinerary & the number of kilometers that you will be interrupted in each day. 

  • 1st Day: Marrakesh » High Atlas Mountains » Draa Valley » Sahara Desert Zagora - Camel Trip & Night In desert [356 km]
  • 2nd Day: Zagora Desert » Ouarzazate city » Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah » Tichka Pass » Marrakech [374 km]

Marrakech to Zagora Desert Tour 2 Days / 1 Night Full Program Itinerary :

Day 1 : Marrakech - Atlas Mountains - Draa Valley - Zagora Sahara desert (Camel Excursion & overnight in desert camp)

Around 8:00 Am Sahara Desert Excursions driver/Guide will pick you up from your Riad/Hotel in Marrakech. Then, our Exotic 2 days Marrakech desert trip starts towards the high Atlas mountains (2260 Altitude). We will have many breaks to discover the ancient Berber villages and take pictures in different panoramic views. Next, we will visit Telouet kasbah, continue to Ait Ben haddou kasbah. the most famous touristic attraction in Morocco, and a UNESCO World Heritage site. After visiting the old kasbah, Our two-days Trip continues through Draa Valley. After the sunset for 1 hour, you will take a camel ride trip across the small dunes of Zagora towards the camp where you will spend the overnight in a private desert tent under the stars. Enjoy dinner surrounded by the Saharan dunes, Berber drums music, you can also, try Sandboarding if you are interested in it. 

Day 2 :Zagora Desert - Ouarzazate - Ait Ben Haddou - High Atlas Mountains - Marrakech

In the next morning, you will wake up early to enjoy the attractive sight of sunlight rising over the small dunes of the Zagora desert. This is accompanied by a typical breakfast in the Sahara desert camp. Our next step is taking a camel ride to meet your driver who will pick up you back to Marrakech. You will also have free time in Ouarzazate for lunch in one of the local restaurants and also visit the famous Kasbah of Taourirt. In the afternoon, we drive you back to Marrakech through the Atlas Mountain which brings an end of our 2 Days Marrakech to Zagora desert tour. 

Good To Know About Marrakech to Zagora Desert Trip

  1. At our company, we have both Marrakech to Zagora luxury desert tour & Standard (Basic) Marrakech to Zagora desert trip, depends on your choice. 
  2. Please keep in mind that the Zagora desert is a rocky kind of desert, and does not offer big sand dunes as Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga or Erg Chagaga dunes (Read the difference between Erg Chebbi, erg Chigaga, Zagora desert here). If you are looking for a real Sahara adventure we recommend you to take a 3 Days Marrakech to Merzouga desert tour or 3 days Chegaga desert tour from Marrakech. 

  3. Our 2 days Zagora desert safari is a private tour (Read why private Morocco tours are better than Shared Group Tours).
  4. You can always consult your driver about skipping some spots to spend more time elsewhere.
  5. You can choose to go to the camp on a camel trek or by 4WD car.


Frequently Asked Questions: 2 Days Trip From Marrakech to Zagora Desert

How far is Zagora from Marrakech?

The distance between Marrakech and Zagora is 355 Km. 

Is the tour price fixed or changes depends on the number of people?

Our private 2 days Marrakech desert tour price depends on the number of travelers, season, and type of the desert camp (standard or luxury), so feel free to contact us.

Are the tents private or shared?

Private tents are guaranteed. Either you take a Standard or Luxury Zagora desert trip.

What's the difference between Standard & Luxury desert camp?

  • Standard Desert Camps :

The standard Zagora desert camps are designed for travelers who don’t need the level of luxury provided in our Morocco luxury desert camps. The tents are comfortable for a perfect night’s sleep. For toilets and showers, they are shared with all the camp. 

  • Luxury Desert Camps :
This luxury type of camping is the best which offers all the comforts. An exclusive camp in the Moroccan Sahara desert. The tents provide a comfortable room with all bed sizes; king bed, double bed, twin beds, or single bed. En-suite facilities incorporate a full-size shower with hot and cold water, a sink, and a toilet. Our staff in the camp are constantly upbeat to help with influencing your night to remain a noteworthy one. 

What do I need to pack for visiting the Sahara Desert?

There are some essentials you can’t forget to pack when embarking on your desert adventure. These include:

  • A windbreaker or light jacket to survive the cooler nights;
  • Comfortable jeans or other pants to make sure your legs are protected from the camel’s rough fur.
  • Appropriate shoes (sneakers, hiking boots, or sports sandals).
  • A headscarf or hat to block the sun and dust.
  • Chap stick and sunscreen to protect yourself from the sun.
  • A camera to bring home your wonderful desert memories.

How long is the camel ride?

The camel ride is roughly 1Hour in the afternoon and about 50 minutes in the morning.

Can we do Sandboarding in Zagora?

Unfortunately, sandboarding is not available in Zagora, as there are only small sand dunes. We recommend a desert tour to Merzouga. 

How to Book the 2 Days tour from Marrakech to Zagora Desert?

In order to book or ask about this 2 Days private desert tour from Marrakech, send us a booking demand across our Enquiry Form below or the booking & reservations page. We are available also on Whatsapp. we will reply as soon as possible. 

Phone & Whatsapp : +212656717207   Email : Saharadesertexcursions@gmail.com


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