If you’re thinking of a short desert tour from Marrakech to the dunes of Zagora, this 2 Days Zagora Desert Tour is a popular tour to explore the treasures of southern Morocco. You’ll drive over the high Atlas mountains on the famous Tizi n’Tichka port, and relax in the atmosphere of Ait-Ben-Haddou, which its clay mansion glow in orange in the morning light. Stop to see the palmeries of the Draa Valley then ride your camel for a sunset trek in Zagora’s dunes. Wake for dawn in the sandy ridges, take a morning camel ride and appreciate the wonderful calmness of the desert.Discover the Taourirt kasbah in the Berber town of Ouarzazate. Finally end up your 2 days desert tour in Marrakech.
Departure Time of this 2 Days Zagora Desert Tour
Explore a panoramic road, passing through the High Atlas via the pass Tichka, at 2260 m altitude
Visit of the fortified village of kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.A site recognized by the World Heritage of Unesco
Pass through Berber towns and the Draa Valley with its palm procession.
Discover the charm of Ouarzazate city
Enjoy the dunes of Zagora on camelback and watch the amazing sunrise and sunset on this 2 Days Zagora Desert Tour
Magical night, around fire at the camp after a traditional dinner
Begin your Marrakech to Zagora 2-day desert excursion at 8 am, crossing the High Atlas mountains through the Tizi n’Tichka (2260m), to arrive at Ait Benhaddou town, the fortified Ksar with its delightful Kasbahs. You will visit it and have your lunch in one of the local restaurants. A while later after crossing Ouarzazate, we will go to Draa Valley driving through the second pass which is Tizi N’Tnifift at 1710m and the previous route of caravans for Sahara traders originating from “Tombouktou”.
You will have the chance to investigate the greatest palm grove on our way to Zagora. There you will take a Camel Trek, ride the camels at dusk and get to our camp situated in an oasis.
Wake up on time to see the sunrise over the sandy ridges, followed by a healthy breakfast in the bivouac of Zagora. At that point ride the camels back to meet your driver to come back to Marrakech through the Draa-Valley.
You will have extra time in Ouarzazate for lunch and to visit the acclaimed Kasbah of Taourirt. In the afternoon, you will reach Marrakech after crossing the high Atlas Mountains with many stops on the way.