Marrakech to Zagora Desert Tour


The 2 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora includes a camel ride experience into the Sahara, spend a night in the camp under the stars, visit the kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou & Ouarzazate city.

Zagora desert is one of the world’s most atmospheric places, but knowing where to go and thinking out how to reach there can be a lot of work. During this in-depth, multi-day group or private 2 days tour, you’ll discover all the standout sights, like a UNESCO-listed casbah, while enjoying camelback rides over sand dunes and a night camping under the stars. Private tours make this option more comfortable, with a hassle-free itinerary.

Important Note: Please keep in mind that Zagora desert is a rocky kind of desert, with small white sand dunes only, if you are looking for the best Desert in Morocco with the highest and largest orange sand dunes, we recommend you the 2 days or 3 days desert tour to Merzouga desert, Erg Chebbi sand dunes.

Highlights of 2 Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora

  • Spectacular views of the Atlas Mountains landscapes

  • Stop at the UNESCO world heritage of Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah

  • Ouarzazate Atlas Studio & Kasbah Taourirt

  • Experience Camel ride in Zagora desert

  • Watch Sunset over the small sand dunes

  • Overnight Camping at Zagora Desert Camp

  • Hearty dinner and party around campfire (Berber Drums)

1️⃣Day 1: Marrakech » Atlas Mountains » Zagora (Camel Trek & Camping) [355 km]

After breakfast, we will start our 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora, going south, from the village of Ait Ourir, the road narrows and begins to climb until it meets the 2,260 m Tizi-N-Tichka pass, at the footing of the canyon is wet with the Tamesna River. You can detect several small hamlets continued alive by waterways such as tinny villages.

Continuing our Marrakech to Zagora desert tour we find another jewel of the region, declared UNESCO World Heritage, Ait Benhaddou. A fortified village with crenelated towers, which is one of the most beautiful Kasbahs in the Glaus region. It then reaches Ouarzazate, then for the anti-atlas, passing the Draa Valley its river, where several small villages are located in its edge along the way.

One of the largest valleys in Morocco, a huge green tongue that enters the desert about 250 miles and that will take you to Zagora, arriving in Zagora, where we expected and our camels to cross the dunes. We will be two hours with camel trekking and night in the heart of the Sahara desert under nomad tents and in silence so that we can see the sunset, the stars, the moon. Dinner and overnight at desert camp (tent). Where the 1st day of our 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora ends.

2️⃣Day 2: Zagora Desert » Ouarzazate » Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah » Marrakech [377 km]

On the 2nd day of the 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora, after breakfast, we head towards Ouarzazate through the Draa valley (164 km of paved road), to discover numerous villages and oases. After Agdz we will cross the Djebel Sangha, with its heart-shaped dunes, secured a breathtaking path.

Return to Marrakech via the Tiz-in-Tichka hill, in the heart of the Atlas. The slope will offer us a view of the exceptional colors of the Houz Valley.

Program Itinerary of the Marrakech to Zagora Desert Tour

Price Includes and Excludes

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Additional info about desert tour to Zagora from Marrakach

  • 1. At the desert camp, you will be staying in a private tent at your fancied type​.

  • 2. Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.​

  • 3. Children must be accompanied by an adult.​

  • 4. Comfortable shoes for walking and Sandboarding, sport sneakers for example. Long sleeves and long pants or skirts are appropriate for the camel trek.​

  • 5. Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)​.

  • 6. Quad bike & Buggies in the dunes can be included as an extra.​

  • 7. Your booking confirmation will be received at the time of booking.