2 days Tour From Marrakesh To Zagora

2 days Tour From Marrakesh To Zagora


Explore the enchanting landscapes of Morocco with a 2 days Tour From Marrakesh To Zagora. Traverse the picturesque High Atlas Mountains, passing through traditional Berber villages and the renowned Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. Enjoy a delightful lunch before continuing through the captivating Draa Valley, known for its lush palm groves and historic kasbahs. As the day unfolds, arrive in Zagora, a town on the Sahara Desert’s edge, where the mesmerizing sunset over the dunes awaits. This immersive journey provides a perfect blend of cultural discovery and natural beauty in just two days.

Day 1: Marrakesh to Zagora Sahara Desert

  • Depart from Marrakesh and head towards Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its historic architecture.
  • Continue the journey through Agdez, a town on the Draa River, offering picturesque landscapes.
  • Arrive in Zagora Sahara Desert, where you can experience the beginning of the vast desert landscape.

Day 2: Zagora Sahara Desert to Marrakesh

  • Explore the Zagora Sahara Desert in the morning.
  • Depart for Ouarzazate, a city known as the “Hollywood of Morocco” with its film studios and scenic surroundings.
  • Travel through the Atlas Mountains, enjoying the breathtaking mountainous scenery.
  • Return to Marrakesh, completing the loop of your desert excursion.

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Day 1: Marrakesh ❯ Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah ❯ Agdez  ❯ Zagora Sahara Desert

Commence a private 2 days Tour From Marrakech To Zagora, departing early in the morning (around 08:00) from your hotel or riad. Traverse the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi Ntichka pass (2260 m. alt), passing through various Berber villages. Enroute, indulge in several stops to appreciate the picturesque landscapes, capture moments with photographs, or simply enjoy a cup of coffee or mint tea. Take breaks to stretch your legs and, if needed, use the facilities.

Upon reaching the Ait Ben Haddou Village, delight in a brief exploration of this UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its Kasbah and fortified village, once featured in notable Hollywood epics. Following some leisure time to discover the village and its Kasbah with a local guide, enjoy lunch either within the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah or in Ouarzazate.

Continue the journey by driving across the Anti Atlas Mountains, passing through the well-known Agdez village, a historic crossing for convoys. Traverse the Draa Valley, adorned with hundreds of thousands of palm trees representing various types. The Draa Valley stands as one of the largest palm plantations in Morocco. By late afternoon, arrive in Zagora, where you’ll prepare for a camel ride transfer to cross the sand dunes. Marvel at the spectacular sunset before returning on camelback to your luxurious desert camp in Zagora. Take full advantage of the camp’s services, and a truly enchanting night under the starry sky awaits you.

DAY 2: DAY: 2 Zagora Sahara Desert ❯ Ouarzazate ❯ Atlas Mountains  ❯ Marrakesh

The second day of your 2 days Tour From Marrakech To Zagora begins with the opportunity to witness a breathtaking sunrise, casting enchanting shadows on the sand dunes. Rise early to relish this splendid view. Following a delightful Moroccan breakfast, set out for Ouarzazate, with an optional visit to the Taourirt Kasbah before enjoying a leisurely lunch.

The return journey to Marrakesh follows the main road, traversing numerous Berber villages nestled along the river that winds through the mountains. At times, the route descends into valleys along the river, adorned with oleander and fruit trees. The gardens along the way are abundant with olives, walnuts, pomegranates, apples, pears, and quinces. Witness Berber women and children tending to goats and sheep, ascending even the steepest slopes in search of fodder and firewood.

By early evening, you’ll arrive back in Marrakesh, marking the conclusion of your 2-day Marrakesh to Zagora desert tour. The journey concludes with a drop-off at your hotel.