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From Marrakech: 2-Day Zagora Sahara Desert Tour

From Marrakech: 2-Day Zagora Sahara Desert Tour

Activity provider: Marrakesh Travel Services
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Enjoy 2 days and an overnight stay night in Zagora, watching the sun rise and set over the Zagora dunes.

About this activity

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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup is available from all Marrakech hotels. For guest houses and riads, the pickup will be from the closest point accessible by van. This location will be provided the day before the activity.

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the Sahara during a trip from Marrakech
  • Visit impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Enjoy a camel trek in the sunset and sunrise
  • Feast on a dinner at a campsite in the Zagora dunes
  • Explore the Atlas Mountains, Ait Ben Haddou, and Ouarzazate
Full description

Discover Ouarzazate and Zagora on this 2-day trip from Marrakech. Visit the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou fortress and admire stunning views of the Atlas mountains. Ride camel through the Sahara during the sunset. Savor a local dinner and breakfast and stay overnight in a tent at the Zagora dunes. 

Day 1:

Begin with early-morning pickup from Marrakech. Travel through the dessert sandstone city of Ouarzazate. Stop at the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, where you will have free time to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Continue to the verdant Draa Valley, which is well-known for its amazing ksour and kasbah. Head to Zagora and make your way to the windswept dunes for a sunset camel ride. Make camp at a campsite in the Zagora dunes and enjoy a hearty dinner of local flavors.

Day 2:

Wake early morning for a typical Berber breakfast before watching the sunrise from the back of your camel in the dunes. Board the bus and take the road back to Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains.

Includes
  • Transportation
  • Camel ride
  • Overnight stay in tents
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Entrance to kasbah
  • Local Guide
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Long pants

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking in the vehicle
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 863 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.2/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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If you do not wanna spend a lot of time in the desert but would like to have the experience, this is a wonderful tour. You stop at lovely places along the way that are historical, cultural and give you a greater appreciation and understanding of morocco. The time spent at the camp yes truly a great experience. The staff are so kind. They guide you through the desert in camels. Upon arrival to camp, they provide mint tea and encourage you to ask questions. After a traditional dinner, they play drums for you around a bonfire and encourage you to dance under the stars. It was a great experience for my 16 year old daughter and I.

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June 27, 2022

Absolutely unforgettable experience! The guys from the Berber tribe were so nice and friendly plus the food they prepared for us and the music they played around the fire pit - that was just absolutely fantastic! And oh man, isn’t it quiet in the desert - now i know that i had never known quiet before this trip. A tip, go up the dunes at night to see the stars - it’s really pretty!

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June 21, 2022

Nice trip, nice camel ride and desert. But they kept on bringing us to places that were tourist traps, way too expensive, and the guide lied to us and said that some products were absolutely necessary to go to the desert and it was not true, and the driver drover very dangerously and even got a speeding ticket.

April 18, 2022

Product ID: 56044