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2 Days Trip from Marrakech to Zagora

Explore the magnificent desert landscapes of Morocco on a special and thrilling tour! Our Marrakech to Zagora 2-Day desert tour is specially designed for time-crunched individuals who wish to experience the allure of the Sahara Desert. Accompanied by up to seventeen like-minded travelers who share the same values, you can look forward to an unforgettable 2-day desert adventure from Marrakech that will leave lasting memories. The tour offers an opportunity to witness the stunning beauty of the High Atlas Mountains, visit the UNESCO world heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, drive along Draa Valley with its date palm tree plantations, and enjoy a sunset camel ride in the Zagora desert. Spend a night in a Berber desert camp and learn about the traditional nomadic way of life. This tour is the perfect way to experience Morocco's natural beauty and immerse yourself in its culture, all in just two days.

DurationDuration 2 days / 1 night
Tour locationDeparture point Marrakech
Tour AvailabilityTour Availability Everyday
Pickup & Drop OffEnding point Marrakech
Tour typeTour Type Private Tour

Things To Do In 2 Days Desert tour from Marrakech

  • Cross the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi N'tichka pass, where you'll see stunning views of the mountains and pass through several Berber villages.
  • Visit the UNESCO world heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
  • Drive along Draa Valley, famous for its date palm tree plantations.
  • Experience a spectacular sunset camel ride in the Zagora desert.
  • Spend the night in a Berber desert camp and wake up to a breathtaking sunrise.
  • Visit Ouarzazate, the Gate to Morocco Sahara desert, before returning to Marrakech.


Day 1: Marrakech, Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, Agdz, Zagora

If you're looking for an unforgettable adventure, then the 2-day desert tour to Zagora is a must-do activity when visiting Marrakech. Your journey begins with a pick-up from your hotel in the city at around 07h30 AM. Along the way, you'll pass through the Tizi Ntichka pass, where you'll catch stunning views of the High Atlas Mountains and several adobe Berber villages. Stop and stretch your legs at the mountains for a coffee break or to take some pictures. At Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, you'll have free time to explore the UNESCO world heritage site before joining a guided tour for a small extra fee. After an hour's lunch break, the tour continues past Ouarzazate and crosses the Northeastern parts of the Anti-Atlas Mountains to the oasis of Agdz. You'll stop in the village center for a quick break before continuing the drive along Draa Valley. Here you'll see fortified Kasbahs and oases dotted with hundreds of thousands of date palm trees. The desert awaits as you arrive at Zagora late in the afternoon and meet your camel caravan for a fantastic sunset camel ride for about an hour. As it gets dark, drive your camels to the Berber desert camp where you'll be served a delicious Moroccan dinner. Enjoy the drums performance next to the campfire before your local desert nomad hosts play and sing traditional folklore music until midnight. Don't miss the chance to learn about the stars and constellations or simply enjoy the peacefulness of the desert under the crystal-clear night sky.

Day 2: Zagora, Ouarzazate, Marrakech

After a night of magical experiences in the Berber desert camp, your camp hosts will wake you up early in the morning to watch the stunning sunrise. You'll then have breakfast before riding your camels again to meet your vehicle and driver on the main road. The journey back to Marrakech begins with a stop for lunch at a local café, and an optional visit to Taourirt Kasbah (entrance fees apply and depends on timing). Early in the afternoon, you'll depart for Ouarzazate and then cross the High Atlas Mountains. Your shared 2-day desert tour to Zagora will come to an end around 19h00 in the summer and 20h00 in the winter, as you arrive back at your hotel in Marrakech. This tour is a unique and unforgettable way to explore Morocco's natural beauty and cultural heritage, and you'll cherish the memories for years to come.


What is included in this 2 Day Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech


  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Meet and assist services at Cairo Airport
  • 1 night at the desert camp (Private tents)
  • Camel trekking in the Sahara Desert
  • Dinner & Breakfast
  • Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or riad in Marrakech
  • Transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle

Not Included

  • Lunches and drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • International Airfare
  • Tipping
  • Morocco entry visa
  • Entrance fees, other personal expenses and gratuities
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