Zagora 2 Days 1 Night Tour From Marrakech
Are you a desert lover looking for an adventure that will take your breath away? Look no further than the Zagora 2 Days 1 Night Tour from Marrakech! This tour offers an unforgettable experience as you explore the vast and awe-inspiring beauty of the desert in just two days.
Zagora is known for its exotic desert landscape, beautiful oases, and pristine canyons, making it one of Morocco's most spectacular destinations.
From the stunning views of the mystical Atlas Mountains to visiting UNESCO World Heritage sites and thrilling camel rides through remote deserts and oases. This trip offers something for every traveler looking for an exciting experience.
So here's all you need to know about the two-day, one-night road trip from Marrakech to Zagora that makes it unique and worthy of trying at least once in your lifetime!
You'll start your journey by traveling through the picturesque Atlas Mountains; along the way, you'll stop to visit traditional Berber villages and learn about their way of life before reaching the desert landscape of Zagora. Here, you'll have the opportunity to take a camel ride into the heart of the desert, watching as the sun sets over the dunes. Then, as night falls, you'll enjoy a traditional dinner under the stars and spend your night in a desert camp, surrounded by nothing but the vast expanse of sand.
The next day, you'll wake up early to catch the beautiful sunrise over the dunes before returning to Marrakech.
This tour is the perfect adventure for desert lovers as it offers a unique and authentic Sahara experience that cannot be found anywhere else in just two days.
The combination of breathtaking scenery, traditional culture, and exciting activities makes for a truly unforgettable trip.
You can expect to leave feeling invigorated and with a new appreciation for the beauty of the desert.
Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; book your Zagora 2 Days 1 Night Tour from Marrakech today!
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Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Zagora
This two days tour will start with your driver picking you up at 7 a.m. in your hotel or Riad. As you head through the Atlas Mountains, enjoy mesmerizing panoramic views while passing the Tizi N Tichka pass. You'll witness small Berber villages clinging precariously to the hillsides surrounded by wild landscapes, an incredible sight!
As you pass through tiny Berber villages tucked away in the high Atlas Mountains, the driver will provide relaxing breaks along the way so you can take some pictures, and have a cup of coffee.
You'll next make a stop at Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou—a stunning UNESCO World Heritage site—where you can join a guided tour group for an extra small fee or just wander around this preserved Ksar near Ouarzazate. Built into an earthen mound in the 11th century, this astonishing fortress was used as the backdrop of some Hollywood movies, such as "Gladiator" and "Lawrence Of Arabia". The Kasbah is undoubtedly worth taking your time exploring its wonderful terraces, halls and towers with marvelous views of palm groves further down situated in Ounila River valley. After the visit to the Kasbah, you will have a lunch break for relaxation.
After lunch, Resume on towards Zagora through Draa Valley - home to many stunning palm groves which are sure to take your breath away. After a quick stop, you'll be ready to admire one of the most impressive sceneries in Morocco. Continue down south through hundreds of thousands of date palm trees located by the most extensive palm plantations in Morocco. Get ready to immerse yourself into nature as you drive through the immense Draa Valley while taking picturesque views of magnificent oases.
Once you reach Zagora, you will be welcomed by the beautiful desert landscape and its unique culture.
Be prepared to meet the camel caravan that will take you through an incredible ride across the Zagora Desert to begin your trekking adventure and experience the wonderful sunset camel ride for about an hour.
After the exciting camel ride, enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner being served, followed by a local drum performance next to a roaring campfire as regular bedouins do nightly!
Day 2: Zagora - Ouarzazate - Marrakech
On your second day of adventure, the team at the camp will wake you up early to catch up on sunrise and enjoy watching red hues reflecting off the landscape, stretching as far as your eyes can peek!
Afterwards, take pleasure tasting Moroccan delicacies for breakfast before riding your camels to meet your driver again at Zagora main road, where another marvelous journey awaits!
Drive towards Ouarzazate, where you can visit the Kasbah Taourirt and the film studios (optional).
After lunch and free time, you will leave behind Ouarzazate back en route to Marrakesh via the high Atlas mountains and Tizi N Tichka pass.
Enjoy the beautiful scenery passing along the rivers flanked by different varieties of fruit trees (oleanders, oranges, and lemons). Stop at numerous photo stops and panoramic views en route before finally arriving back to Marrakech early evening or late afternoon, depending on summer/winter schedule.
The fantastic sights throughout these two days are simply brilliant and provide travelers with a breathtaking experience full of excitement, adventure, culture, and tradition - words cannot describe how remarkable this tour could be first-hand.
This trip is perfect for those wishing not to compromise on time but still want to enjoy an authentic real Sahara experience from Marrakech.
So don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; book your Zagora 2 Days 1 Night Tour from Marrakech today!
- Start the tour with a free hotel/riad pickup
- Travel through the Atlas Mountains with panoramic views and pass through small Berber villages
- Stop at Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, the UNESCO World Heritage site
- Visit Draa Valley, home to stunning palm groves
- Arrive in Zagora and be welcomed by the desert landscape and culture
- Take a 1 hour sunset camel ride through the Zagora Desert
- Enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner and local drum performance
- The team will wake you up early to catch the sunrise
- Ride camels to meet the driver again at Zagora main road
- Visit Kasbah Taourirt (optional) and film studios (optional) in Ouarzazate
- Return to Marrakech via the Atlas Mountains and Tizi N Tichka pass
- Enjoy scenic views and stop for photo opportunities along the way
- Return to Marrakech in the late afternoon/early evening (depending on schedule) and be dropped off in your accommodation
- Free hotel pick-up and drop-off (or a convenient meeting point).
- Professional and experienced English or French speaking driver.
- Luxurious, Fully-equipped vehicles.
- 1-hour camel trekking
- 1 Dinner at the Berber camp.
- 1-night accommodation in the camp (Please note that private tents can only be guaranteed if you upgrade to the comfortable option)
- 1 Breakfast
- Transportation and activity insurance.
- Lunches and Drinks
- Optional guides for the Kasbahs
- Entrance fees to the Kasbahs
- Personal Expenses
- Anything Else not mentioned
Please keep in mind that this tour itinerary is just a suggestion. If it doesn't fit your needs, feel free to reach out to us. We can create a personalized itinerary for you based on your preferences and the length of your stay.
We offer customized tours and trips throughout Morocco. The price of the tour will depend on the number of people participating. Because the cost of transportation is fixed, the price will be divided among the participants. Contact us for an accurate quote.