sahara desert tour
225£ per person
This 2 days sahara desert tour to Zagora dunes will allow you to explore Morocco Sahara desert at a glance. If you visit Marrakech and you’re short of time, but you can’t miss the desert with a camel ride in the sand dunes of Zagora, and a night under the stars.
On the first day, you will be picked up from your accommodation in Marrakech at 7h30 in the morning, and go on our sahara desert tour. You drive through the High Atlas mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka pass towards Ait Benhaddou village, the fortified ksar with it’s beautiful Kasbahs. Once you reach Ait Benhaddou village, you take a short walk around this fortified kasbah. Afterwards, drive to Ouarzazate for lunch at a Resutaurant. After lunch, you will carry on drive to the south and cross the second pass which is Tizi N’Tnifift at 1710m and Ait Saoun village, the former route of caravans for Sahara traders coming from “Tombouktou”, you will reach the first administrative centre called “Agdez Village” that marks the source of Draa Valley, with it’s 6 successive palm groves stating (Mezguita palmary, Fezouata…) and Kasbahs stating the famous Tamnougalt Kasbah. You will continue through the lunar landscapes and the Pre-Sahara routes until you get to Zagora which is a small town. You will take a camel ride to the camp and enjoy a dinner and overnight in the nomadic tents.
The next day, you wake up early to see the sunrise over the dunes, followed by a breakfast in the camp , then ride the camels back to meet your driver, then drive back to Marrakech city, you will pass via Ouarzazate and have free time for lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will continue via the Atlas Mountains to get to Marrakech. Drop off at your hotel.
If you want to experience very huge dunes, we have another 3 days sahara desert tour from Marrakech.
IncludedA local guideaccommodationcamel ridingFoodTransportation
Not IncludedAirport transfersCamels for luggageEntrance fees to monumentsLunchesMineral waterMule for luggageSleeping bagsSoft drinksTips