Private 2 Day Sahara Desert Trip From Marrakech To Zagora Dunes 2 days

 
  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Eco Aware

The 2 days Zagora Desert tour is a must-do experience for those travelers who do not have the luxury of time and would love to have desert tour experience, sleep in tents and ride a camel at sunset. 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 or Erg Chebbi, Sahara desert, doesn't offer big dunes.


Day 1 Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Draa Valley - Zagora Dunes

7 am marks the start of your 2 days desert trip from Marrakech to Zagora. Our professional drivers will pick you up from your accommodation in spacious air-conditioned minibus. First, we will cross the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi-n-Tichka pass that overlooks the green mountain’s foothills to reach Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, the official UNESCO world heritage site and the Kasbah that has served as shooting location for many famous Hollywood movies. Also worth mentioning is that the view from the highest hill there is marvelous!

Afterwards we will be stopping at Africa’s Hollywood, Ouarzazate to visit Kasbah Taourirt and have lunch. Following lunch we will drive through the heavenly oases of Draa valley that stretch over 180 km. Late in the afternoon we will have reached Zagora dunes, where we will camel trek into the sunset to reach our nomadic desert camp in the middle of Zagora. At the camp, we will enjoy a hot meal and some local music before spending the night in our tents.

Day 2 Zagora Dunes - Ouarzazate - Marrakech

You will be woken up before sunrise to catch the first magical glimpses of light rays that declare the beginning of a new day. Following a traditional Berber breakfast in the bivouacs of Zagora, we will trek by camel to our vehicles and journey back to Marrakech, passing by Ouarzazate for lunch, then across the High Atlas Mountains again to reach Marrakech by 5 pm ending your 2 days Marrakech to Zagora desert tour.

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions and exclusions

  • Private transfer by comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking driver/guide during the tour
  • Pick up & drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
  • Visit Ait Benhaddou Kasbah with guide & Cinema Studio in Ouarzazate
  • Overnight in nomad desert camp with (private tent)
  • Breakfast and dinner during your tour (vegetarians can be accommodated)
  • Camel trekking (around 1hour each way)
  • Free time to explore sites such as Ait Benhaddou, Cinema Sets, Taourirt kasbah ...Etc
  • Hot shower in the desert DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Hot shower in the desert DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED

Available in

English, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic


Available for

Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Marrakech , Morocco

Pick up times available: 07:30

Pick up location: Your hotel in Marrakesh

Ends at: Original pick up point

Nearest airport: Menara Airport (RAK)



Covid-19 measures

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

We are Eco Aware:

  • Eco-friendly accommodation
    Eco-friendly accommodation
    Most of accommodation is provided in indigenous or local community or eco-lodge
  • Eco-friendly meals
    Eco-friendly meals
    Meal(s) in restaurant or snack(s) that is produced using locally sourced products, saving energy, recycling, biodegradable cleaning products, saving water resources etc.
  • Interaction with locals or nature
    Interaction with locals or nature
    The major part of the tour is spent on interacting with local communities, their representative(s) (other than guides) or observing the nature or animals without disturbing their natural habitat and environment
  • Licensed tour guide

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $160 per person

* Minimum of 2 adults are required on this tour

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* Free cancellation until 7 days before departure


  • Zagora
  • Atlas Mountains
  • Draa Valley
  • UNESCO Heritage
  • Camel Ride
  • Ouarzazate
  • Kasbah Taourirt
  • Ait Benhaddou Kasbah
  • Zagora Dunes
  • Zagora Desert