2-day desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora
2 Days Marrakech Desert Tour Overview
This two-day desert trip from Marrakech to Zagora is ideal for those who don’t have much time and want to see the desert in a very short time. During our desert trip from Marrakech, you will visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and drive through the Draa Valley, the most spectacular part of the N9. You experience a camel ride and overnight in a Berber camp and overnight in a Berber camp. On the next day, we drive back to Marrakech. Please note that an 8-hour ride is required for each trip. If you have more days, we recommend that you take our desert trip of 3 or 4 days.
2-Day Marrakech Desert Highlights
- Visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.
- Drive through the spectacular Draa valley
- Experience a camel ride in Zagora desert and witness the sunset
- Overnight stay in a desert camp outside of Zagora
Our 2 days tour departs at 7:30 from your Riad or Hotel in Marrakech direction Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate by crossing the high Atlas Mountains. After the Tizi n’Tichka pass, you leave the main road and take a side road to the village of Telouet to visit the Kasbah which was a former residence of the Glaoui Family Residence.
The valley we are driving through was an important road for the caravans of traders. We continue along the stunningly beautiful road to Ait Ben Haddou where we have lunch. This is the most famous fortified Kasbah in Southern Morocco and is listed by UNESCO world heritage site. After lunch, we visit the Kasbah. This has been used as the backdrop for many Hollywood films.
Then we continue our trip through the Draa Valley, where we visit beautiful Oases and further on to the Desert town of Zagora with many opportunities for new exploration and exciting visits. At the end of today’s journey, we meet our camels to take us to our Berber desert camp in Zagora. Our stay here includes accommodation in traditional Berber tents, evening meal and breakfast the following morning.
Next day we return back to Marrakech taking the road through the Draa-Valley, Ouarzazate and over the Atlas Mountains.
We reach Marrakech around 6 pm or 7 pm depending on traffic.
- The price of the trip includes: Vehicle, driver/guide, desert camp (Dinner breakfast), Camel ride.
What you need to know before booking with us
Desert Morocco Adventure organize only private tours so please if you are traveling with 2 adults ( in total 3 persons) and you are planning to book with us a tour make a booking in the tour schedule for 3 pax and not in a group of 5 unless you are 5 persons in total.
If you are more than 5 persons or you are traveling with kids please contact us.
The luxury option is also available.