Nothing can excite you more than making a desert excursion from Marrakech city to the nearest desert "Zagora", it is located for about 350 km. This trip makes it a great option for people who have limited time (2 days) a total recommended experience not to miss sleeping in authentic Berber tents with a camel ride and an unforgettable sunrise and sunset over the dunes. This two days desert tour covers the Atlas mountains and Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, Draa valley hence we'll enjoy many landscapes and take photos.
The departure of the 2 days trip Zagora will be in the morning, wether from the Airport or your Hotel. After that, we drive through the high Atlas Mountains at the summit of 2260m (Tizi n Tichka). It means (difficult pass). We will stop for pictures through the views and Ait Benhadou’kasbah. It is classed by the UNESCO, as World Heritage Site since 1987.
Lunch will be in the Hollywood of North Africa named Ouarzazate city, which is the departure of the Sahara desert. We continue through ”Draa valley” at a length of 200 km. And then arrived Zagora. Then, You will ride camels for 1-hour trekking out into the desert dunes to watch the magical sunset. You will spend the night in Berber nomad tent with local delicious dinner.
You can wake up early to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes and fantastic landscapes of harsh Sahara desert land. After those beautiful moments and exploration experience of desert land, you will have your breakfast meal in camp, the sun shining, and becomes warm you ride your camels back to Zagora. We also can drive our 4×4 car just from the camp instead of riding the camels to the road.
We drive back to Marrakech through the Draa valley and Agdez to discover the hidden treasures of the Southern regions. Continue to Ouarzazate city where you will have your lunch and explore the city with its ‘Cinema Studios’. In the afternoon drive back to Marrakech via the High Atlas Mountains. We reach Marrakech around 06:00 p.m and the end of the 2 days trip from Marrakech to Zagora desert