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Embark on a journey to uncover the enchanting allure of the desert with our exclusive 2-Day Marrakech to Zagora Tour. From the bustling streets of Marrakech to the tranquil dunes of Zagora, this adventure promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you mesmerized.
Step into a world of rich culture, breathtaking landscapes, and ancient traditions as we take you on a captivating ride through Morocco’s most awe-inspiring destinations. Traverse the Atlas Mountains, visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, and marvel at the golden expanse of the Sahara Desert.
Immerse yourself in the local customs, taste the delectable flavors of Moroccan cuisine, and sleep under the starry sky in a traditional Berber camp. With our expertly crafted itinerary and knowledgeable guides, this tour is a perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion. Get ready to discover the magic of the desert like never before on our Marrakech to Zagora Tour.
Marrakech – Zagora Desert
If you’re seeking a memorable desert adventure, look no further than the 2-day tour from Marrakech to Zagora. Ideal for those with limited time, this trip showcases the region’s must-see sights and activities. From iconic landmarks like the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou and Kasbah Telouet to the enchanting Draa Valley and the captivating landscapes of the Low Atlas Mountains, this carefully curated itinerary guarantees an unforgettable 2-day Marrakech desert tour experience.
A 2-day desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora is packed with unforgettable highlights that showcase the beauty and cultural richness of the Moroccan desert. Here are the key highlights you can expect on this incredible journey:
The journey begins in Marrakech, where you will be picked up from your hotel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. As we leave the city behind, we embark on a scenic drive through the mesmerizing landscapes of the Atlas Mountains. The majestic peaks and valleys will leave you in awe as you witness nature’s grandeur unfold before your eyes.
Our first stop is the iconic Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site that has been featured in numerous films and TV shows. This ancient fortress, with its intricate mudbrick architecture, is a testament to the rich history and cultural heritage of Morocco. Explore the winding alleys, climb to the top for panoramic views, and immerse yourself in the fascinating stories of this historic site.
After a delightful lunch in a local restaurant, we continue our journey towards Zagora, a small town located on the edge of the Sahara Desert. As we approach our destination, the landscape transforms from lush greenery to the arid beauty of the desert. The vast expanse of golden sand dunes stretching as far as the eye can see is a sight to behold.
Upon reaching Zagora, we embark on a once-in-a-lifetime experience – a camel trek through the Erg Lihoudi dunes. Mount your trusty camel and let it take you on a gentle ride across the mesmerizing desert landscape. Feel the rhythm of the camel’s steps as you immerse yourself in the tranquility of the desert. As the sun sets over the horizon, we arrive at our desert camp, where traditional Berber tents await. Spend the night under the starry sky, listening to the haunting melodies of the desert and savoring a delicious dinner prepared by our talented chefs.
As the sun rises over the sand dunes, wake up to witness the magical spectacle of a desert sunrise. The soft hues of pink and orange spreading across the sky, casting a warm glow on the desert, is a truly unforgettable sight. Take a moment to soak in the serenity and tranquility of the desert before enjoying a hearty breakfast at the camp.
After breakfast, we bid farewell to the desert and make our way back to Marrakech. The return journey takes us through the scenic Draa Valley, known for its lush palm groves, picturesque villages, and ancient kasbahs. Enjoy the breathtaking views as we drive along the palm-fringed oasis, with the Atlas Mountains as a stunning backdrop.
Upon reaching Marrakech, we drop you off at your hotel, leaving you with unforgettable memories of the Marrakech to Zagora Tour. The adventure may come to an end, but the magic of the desert will stay with you forever.
Luxury Upgraded Option: A luxury private tent takes your desert camping experience to the next level. It offers exclusive amenities and enhanced privacy. The standout feature of a luxury tent is the private ensuite bathroom and shower. Within the confines of your tent, you’ll find a well-appointed bathroom equipped with shower condiments and fresh towels. This ensures convenience and comfort, allowing you to enjoy a refreshing shower in the privacy of your own space.
Comfortable Tent: On the other hand, a comfortable tent provides a cozy and more basic accommodation option. While it still offers a comfortable place to rest, the facilities are shared. The bathrooms and hot showers are located outside the tent and are commonly shared among the guests in the camp. It’s worth noting that these shared facilities are maintained to a good standard, providing cleanliness and functionality.
Yes, all tents provided on the private tour ensure complete privacy.
The drive from Marrakech to Zagora covers a distance of approximately 352 km. The estimated driving time, without factoring in brief stops along the way, is around 7 hours each way.
The approximate return time to Marrakech is expected to be around 6:00 or 7:00 p.m., considering variables such as traffic and weather conditions.
Ensure you have a small backpack with essential items for the camel ride and overnight stay in the desert camp. It’s recommended to bring a scarf, hat, sunglasses, and wet napkins for added comfort. For the Comfortable desert camp, please remember to bring your own shower accessories and towel. To ensure a comfortable camel trek, it is advised to wear jeans, trousers, or long shorts. Additionally, don’t forget to wear comfortable walking shoes for the duration of the tour.
The camel ride during sunset lasts approximately 1 hour, providing you with ample time to immerse yourself in the beauty of the desert landscape. For the sunrise trek, the camel ride is approximately 40 minutes, allowing you to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the horizon.
Yes of course you can, we will provide you with a private 4×4 instead.
The weather in the desert can vary depending on the season and the time of day. Generally, the desert experiences extreme temperature fluctuations between day and night. During the day, especially in the summer months, the desert can get extremely hot with temperatures soaring high. It’s important to protect yourself from the sun and stay hydrated. In contrast, nights in the desert tend to be cooler, with temperatures dropping significantly. It is advisable to bring layers of clothing to adapt to these temperature changes and to ensure your comfort throughout the day and night.