2 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO ZAGORA DESERT

2 Days tour from Marrakech to Zagora desert You’ll have the opportunity to explore the rugged and stunningly beautiful terrain of some of the most breathtaking landscapes in Morocco.

Our tour will take you deep into the Zagora desert, where the vast stretches of golden sand dunes and the ochre hues of the surrounding rocky cliffs will mesmerize you.

You will be transported in style in our comfortable and air-conditioned vehicles, and our expert guides will be on hand to provide you with valuable insights into local culture, customs, and history.

Along the way, you’ll get to visit a Berber village, sip some refreshing mint tea, and enjoy a sunset camel ride over the dunes before settling into our cozy desert camp for a traditional dinner and stargazing under the clear desert sky.

Don’t miss out on this unique and authentic Moroccan experience. Book your 2-day tour from Marrakech to the Zagora Desert today!

What are the reasons for choosing to book the Marrakech to Zagora Desert Tour for a duration of 2 days?

This itinerary has been specifically curated for the enthusiastic traveler seeking to delve into the cultural and geographical wonders of the kasbahs, Berber settlements, Atlas Mountains, oasis, and Sahara desert in the region of Zagora.

This trip is ideal for those seeking to immerse themselves in the visual and auditory aspects of Morocco within a limited timeframe. The Marrakech to Zagora desert trip, spanning 2 days, is designed for the adventurous traveler who is comfortable with extended periods of driving.

  • You may leave daily.
  • The Atlas Mountains are stunning.
  • Ait Benhaddou Kasbah is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Walk through the stunning Dades gorges.
  • Desert camels are riding at Zagora.
  • Camping out in the desert beneath the stars
  • Sunset and dawn over the dunes are stunning.
  • Sahara Desert: Sleep beneath the stars among towering dunes.
  • sandy dunes.
  • The Moroccan Grand Canyon’s Todra Gorge is breathtaking.
  • rock formations.
  • Drive through Ziz Valley palm groves.
  • Local drummers play campfire music.
  • Drive through the Draa Valley palm trees.
  • The trip has an English or Spanish guide.
  • Hike from a rural Berber settlement to the breathtaking High Atlas Mountains.
  • The Atlas Mountains, the tallest mountain range in North Africa, provide stunning landscapes.
  • Visit Ouarzazate, Morocco’s Hollywood, and see the Atlas Cinema Studio.
  • the world’s biggest film studio, with its deteriorating sets amid the harsh desert climate.
  • The inexpensive trip provides high-quality services.

How you will spend these 2 days tour in Morocco?

Morocco Days Tour Company offers a suggested schedule for a 2-day tour in Morocco. This day-by-day plan is intended to provide you with an overview of how you will spend your time throughout the tour.

The proposed trip schedule has the flexibility to be modified in order to align with the preferences of the individual, allowing for a customized experience tailored to their specific requirements.

Morocco Itinerary: 2 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH

Day 1: Marrakech - Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Erg Chgaga Dunes.

Our 2-day tour from Marrakech to Zagora Desert will start by picking you up from your booked stay or airport, depending on the time you arrive, passing the Tizi-in-Tichka pass, which is 2,260 meters above sea level, to cross the high Atlas Mountains, stopping along the way to take photos of a lifetime of Berber settlements.

Then travel to the Kasbah of Ait Ben-Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the backdrop to many major motion pictures, including Gladiator and Game of Thrones.

We go to Ouarzazate after lunch at one of the local eateries in the Kasbah to visit the Atlas Film studio, where many well-known films like Lawrence of Arabia, The Jewel of the Nile, The Mummy, Kingdom of Heaven, Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, etc., have been produced.

The second pass, Tizi N’Tnifift (1710 meters high), which was once a route for caravans carrying Saharan traders arriving from ”Timbuktu”, will be crossed after that. To get to Zagora and the dunes, take a drive through the Draa Valley.

You will have to ride your camel across the sand dunes there. Before you get to your desert camp, you’ll have time to explore, snap pictures, and watch the sunset. Everything you need for a comfortable night is there at the camp.

You will have the opportunity to hear Berber drums after a traditional Moroccan lunch while savoring the desert sky’s moonlight and stars. The night will be spent under a berber tent or in a camp.

Day 2: Zagora Desert - Foum Zguid - Taznakht - Telouet Kasbah - Marrakech.

You should get up early today to take in the splendor of the sunrise over the sand dunes. After breakfast, you will ride your camel back to our driver to board the vehicle and go back to Marrakech.

The dry Lake Iriki will be our first stop, where we’ll go fossil hunting and have lunch in the settlement of Foum Zguid. The Kasbah of Telouet (Palace of Glaoui) is located in the ancient Berber village of Telouet.

The 2-day tour from Marrakech to the Zagora Desert can then continue over the Anti-Atlas Mountains and the Draa Valley. By late afternoon, we’ll have crossed the Tizi n Tichka pass and be in Marrakech. Depart for your hotel.

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Please If the itineraries we offer do not meet your needs, please contact us. and tell us about your ideas, and one of our experts will contact you to help you create a one-of-a-kind trip.

What to take on your Morocco Tour?

It is highly advisable to secure your bags with TSA-approved suitcase locks. Additionally, it is recommended to personally carry expensive items while onboard the aircraft.

A significant number of our excursions include many relocations of our operational center; hence, we strongly advise minimizing the weight of your belongings while packing.

It is essential to acknowledge that there may not consistently be an individual accessible to provide assistance in transporting one’s belongings. Consequently, it is advisable to limit the amount of luggage to a manageable load that can be carried alone.

  • To respect the culture of the destination
  • Travelers should dress modestly and avoid tank tops, low cut shirts, and short shorts.
  • Headscarves are optional.
  • Hiking clothing and shoes (may become muddy).
  • Bathing suit.
  • Comfortable walking shoes.
  • A lightweight jacket/windbreaker (Essaouira is windy).
  • Bring a thick jacket (Note: The High Atlas Mountains may be chilly from November to March).
  • Be prepared for frigid winter nights.
  • Power adapter for 220v, 50 Hz (rounded two-prong outlets).
  • Toiletries.
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat.
  • Prepare a first-aid pack containing lip balm, aspirin, band-aids, muscle cream, Imodium pills for moderate diarrhoea, and any other prescription medications.
Travel Documents
  • A valid passport, together with accompanying photocopies
  • The provision of travel insurance, together with the inclusion of photocopies
  • Airline tickets, accompanied by photocopies
  • Are there any entrance permits or immunization certificates that are required?
  • In terms of payment methods, individuals have the option to use credit cards, debit cards, or cash.
  • Specifically, credit cards from MasterCard and Visa are often used.
  • The most often used payment methods are American Express and Maestro cards.
  • The use of the product in Morocco presents challenges.
  • The aforementioned document, which has been printed,

It is recommended to get sufficient insurance coverage prior to the scheduled departure date as a precautionary measure against unanticipated events. 

The scope of coverage should include potential issues such as damage or loss of luggage, aircraft delays or cancellations, and other related matters.

Mohamed Nogot

Mohamed Nogot is the founder and owner of Morocco Days, providing exceptional travel experiences and tours for those who crave adventure. With over a decade of experience in the tourism industry, Mohamed's passion for travel and exploring the hidden gems of Morocco has led him to establish a company that offers personalized and tailored tours, ensuring that every traveler has an unforgettable experience. Morocco Days allows guests to immerse themselves in the local culture, explore some of the country's most breathtaking landscapes, and indulge in traditional cuisine. Mohamed's focus on eco-tourism and sustainable travel creates an opportunity for travelers to give back while improving the lives of local communities. When you join a Morocco Days tour, you're not just a guest; you become part of a family that's passionate about showcasing the beauty of Morocco. Mohamed and his team of professionals strive to create memories that will last a lifetime.
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