2 days Zagora desert from Marrakech
2 days Zagora desert from Marrakech

2 Days 1 Nights

Starts in Marrakech

Ends In Marrakech

2 days Zagora desert from Marrakech Overview:

Discover the enchanting landscapes of eastern Morocco with our best private 2 days Zagora  desert tour from Marrakech. This quick journey will immerse you in the beauty of the Draa Valley and the Zagora desert. Traverse the majestic High Atlas Mountains and explore the historic Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah. As evening approaches, experience the thrill of riding a camel through the desert to witness a mesmerizing sunset. At night, join Berber nomads around a campfire, where the rhythmic beats of their music will captivate you. This tour promises to be the highlight of your desert adventure.

Note / Private 2 days Zagora desert Marrakech:

Our tour can be customized according to your preferences.

Options for the Zagora 2-Day Marrakech Tour:

You can choose to spend a night in a Zagora Standard Desert camp.


Start your luxury private Marrakech desert tour from Casablanca, Agadir, or Ouarzazate.

The 8 Best Things to Do on a Luxury Tour from Marrakech to Zagora – Highlights:

1. Drive across the Tizi Tichka High Atlas Mountains.
2. Visit the Berber fortified village of Ait Ben Hadou.
3. Drive along Draa Valley with its charming fortified villages.
4. Embark on a camel ride across the Zagora Desert Sand Dunes.
5. Experience the comfort of an overnight stay at a Luxury Private Tent in our Camp.
6. Enjoy the mesmerizing local music around a campfire at night.
7. Witness the captivating sunset and sunrise over the Desert Sand Dunes.
8. Visit the famous Atlas Corporation and Ouarzazate Film Studios.

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Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora - Itinerary:
  • DAY 1: Marrakech to Zagora Via Ouarzazate

    Embark on an unforgettable private 2 days Zagora desert from Marrakech with Dazzling Morocco Tours. Early in the morning (around 08h00), we'll pick you up from your hotel or riad and begin our journey towards Zagora Desert, passing through the scenic High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi Ntichka pass (2260 m. alt). Along the way, we'll make several stops to appreciate the breathtaking landscapes, capture photographs, or enjoy some refreshments like coffee or mint tea. We'll also take breaks to stretch our legs and make use of the facilities.

    Arriving at the Ait Ben Haddou Village, a UNESCO world heritage site, you'll have a delightful time exploring its famous Kasbah and fortified village, previously featured in Hollywood movies. A local guide will accompany you during the visit. Afterward, we'll have lunch either in the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah or in Ouarzazate.

    Continuing our journey, we'll cross the Anti Atlas Mountains, pass by the renowned Agdez village historically used as a crossing point for convoys, and enter the stunning Draa Valley, adorned with thousands of palm trees. This region boasts one of Morocco's largest palm plantations. Late in the afternoon, we'll reach Zagora, where you'll enjoy a camel ride through the sand dunes to witness a captivating sunset. Your luxurious accommodation at Zagora Luxury Desert Camp awaits you for an enchanting night under the starry sky.

  • DAY 2 : Zagora Desert Back To Marrakech

    Wake up early in Zagora Desert to witness the mesmerizing sunrise, offering breathtaking views as the sun paints the sand dunes with enchanting shadows. After a delightful Moroccan breakfast, we'll depart for Ouarzazate, where you'll have the opportunity to explore the Taourirt Kasbah before enjoying a leisurely lunch.

    On our return journey to Marrakech, we'll pass through picturesque Berber villages nestled along the river and traverse the mountains. Descending into the valleys, you'll be enchanted by the beauty of the surroundings, adorned with oleander and fruit trees. The landscapes will be adorned with olive, walnut, pomegranate, apple, pear, and quince orchards. Along the way, you'll witness Berber women and children tending to their goats and sheep, skillfully navigating even the steepest slopes in search of fodder and firewood.

    As the day draws to a close, we'll arrive in Marrakech in the early evening. Your delightful 2 days Zagora desert from Marrakech with Dazzling Morocco Tours will conclude with a drop-off at your hotel, leaving you with cherished memories of this captivating desert adventure.

Services Included:
  • Private A/C 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser or Deluxe Van with experienced English-speaking driver/guide

  • Pick-up and drop-off at your Marrakech accommodation

  • Ait Ben Haddou visit

  • Moroccan Hospitality

  • Camel Ride

  • Half-Board /2 meals

  • Private luxury tent

  • No forced shopping stops

Services Not Included:
  • Lunch and beverages

  • Gratuities/tips

Good to Know:

✔ Prices are per person.
✔ The tour includes a wonderful tent.
✔ Children are welcome.
✔ 20% discount for children under 10 years.
✔ Children under 4 years join for free.
✔ We organize transportation.
✔ Transportation can be arranged from the airport or wherever you are.
✔ We can also organize birthday parties to make your special day even more memorable.

  • 1. How far is Zagora desert from Marrakech?

    The distance between Marrakech and Zagora Desert is approximately 355 km (220 miles). The drive from Marrakech to Zagora takes about 7 hours, including travel through the High Atlas Mountains, Ouarzazate, and Agdz Village. The journey may take longer if you include lunch, coffee breaks, and sightseeing stops along the way.

  • 2. Are there any electricity outlets in the desert camps?

    Yes, all camps are well-equipped with electricity, powered by solar panels. You will have access to electricity during your stay in the desert.

  • 3. Are there any sand dunes in Zagora?

    The Zagora desert mainly consists of a flat rocky landscape with some small sand dunes. However, the camps are strategically located amidst beautiful sand dunes, providing an authentic desert experience.

  • 4. Are tents private in the desert camps?

    Absolutely! The tours are organized for private or small groups, ensuring that each guest has their own private tent in the desert camps.

  • 5. Are there showers and toilets in the desert camps?

    Yes, there are facilities for showers and toilets in the standard camps. These amenities are shared and located outside the private tents. If you choose to upgrade to the luxury camp, you will have private bathrooms and showers inside your tent.

  • 6. Can we bring our suitcases with us on the tour?

    Yes, you are welcome to bring your suitcases with you on the tour. However, we recommend preparing a small backpack to carry during the camel ride to the camp. Your larger luggage will be securely kept in your vehicle until you return after your stay at the camps.

  • 7. How long is the camel ride in Zagora Desert?

    The camel ride in Zagora Desert consists of a delightful one and a half hours sunset camel ride and an equally enchanting one-hour sunrise camel ride in the morning. The exact duration may vary depending on the season and the timing of sunset and sunrise.

We hope these answers have been helpful. If you have any further inquiries or require additional information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to providing you with an exceptional desert tour experience.