Two-Day Tour To Zagora From Marrakech

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  • Min Age: 2+
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Tour Details

We invite you to experience a wonderful wanderlust in the desert of Morocco.

By choosing the 2 days desert tour to Zagora, you will go on a unique journey in private or with other travelers (10 to 17) to explore the magic of the desert.

This tour is perfect for you if you don’t have the time to take on a longer trip and if you are looking for a desert tour at a very affordable price.

The shared tour will provide you a memorable travel and human experience as you discover a rocky desert and the life created aound it in the company of other passionate travelers.

Departure & Return Location

Your Hotel or Location

Departure Time

Approximately 8:00 am

Price Includes

  • All transportation
  • Guide Accompaniment Fee (Private Tours)
  • Ticket Fee (Private Tours)
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Camel ride
  • Private Tent

Price Excludes

  • Guide Accompaniment Fee (Shared Tours)
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Lunch

We recommend you to take warm clothes for the night to spend in the bivouac.

This tour is subject to good weather conditions.

Safety Measures During COVID-19
  • We are following the guidelines of Morocco's Ministry of Health.
  • Vehicles are sanitized.
  • Guides and Drivers are expected to follow authority's instructions.
  • Staff with symptoms are not allowed to join the tours.

Day 1

Your driver picks you up from your place of accomodation between 7 :30am and 8 :30am.
On the road, you will stop many times to enjoy the views, take pictures, exchange with the locals.
You arrive to the province of Ouarzazate and explore Kasbah Ait Benhaddou with a local guide. It is the largest Kasbah in Morocco and a must-see UNESCO world heritage site. Kasbah Ait Benhaddou is considered to be one of the most striking illustration of pre-Saharian architecture in Africa.
Discover Moroccan traditional food by having lunch at the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou.
Continue the journey of your desert tour to Zagora by crossing the Draa Valley through the Anti Atlas and the Berber village of Agdez.
When you arrive to Zagora, you will take a camel ride into the Zagora desert to reach the camp where you will spend the night.
Share some typical mint tea around the campfire with locals and the rest of the group.
Have dinner over the rythms of traditional folk and blues songs played by the Touaregs of the region.
Enjoy a good night of sleep in the tent in the bivouac.

Day 2

Wake-up to a breath taking sunrise over the small dunes of Zagora.
Enjoy a typical breakfast prepared with care by the tenants of the Bivouac in Zagora.
Take the way back through the Draa Valley and discover the Kasbah of Taourirt.
Have lunch in Ouarzazate.
Right after that, your driver takes you back to Marrakech. On your way back from your 2 days desert tour, you will arrive at the Tizi n’ Tichka Pass where the road winds and turns up along the Atlas Mountains, you will view massive foothills blanketed in green vegetation.
Your driver drops you off in your accommodation in Marrakech around 7pm.


What are the best months to visit the sahara desert?

The best months to visit the sahara desert are March, April, May, October and November, during these months the temperature is milder, during the months of December and January the temperature is freezing, therefore sleeping at night can be difficult. 

How far is the sahara desert from marrakech?

The sahara desert is located in the south of Erfoud, approximately 560 km from Marrakech, we can get you there in under 9 hours.

Where I will stay during my night stay in the desert?

You will be sleeping in a nomad camp in the middle of the sahara desert, so you can fully experience the nomad life.

I have limited time to spend in Morocco, is one day enough to experience the desert?

Of course, the agafay desert is just 25 km away from Marrakech, this stony desert will surprise you and make you forget the intense atmosphere of Marrakech.

What is the difference between Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga sand dunes?

Erg chebbi is more popular, but both Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga have high dunes.

Can i visit the Sahara desert with my kids?

Plenty of families have already visited and enjoyed the desert, so yeah, you can visit the Sahara desert with your kids.

Do you have electricity, and can we plug in our phones?

Most camps will have electricity in the tents and a place to plug your phone(s), however, you should let us know before the trip that you need electricity and a place to plug your phone(s), so we can put you in the right tent.

Do you have wifi in your desert camp ?

People usually visit the desert to relax and to leave the mayhem of the modern world behind, but we can provide you with a wifi connection if you need it.

I'm vegetarian, do you have any special menu for me?

Don’t worry, you will find plenty of vegetarian menu options.

Do you have any advise for our stay in the desert?

Take warm clothes with you, we said that before, true, but we can’t stress this enough.

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Max L

Solo Traveller

The trip is wonderful and i learned a lot about kasbah Ait Benhaddou.

December 21, 2017