Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Draa Valley - Zagora Dunes
On the first day of our 2-day desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora, our professional drivers will collect you from your accommodation at 7:00 AM in a comfortable, air-conditioned 4WD vehicle or minibus. We will begin by traversing the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi-n-Tichka pass, offering breathtaking views of the verdant mountain foothills. Our journey will then take us to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, a renowned filming location for numerous Hollywood movies. Nature enthusiasts will delight in the spectacular panorama from the highest hill.
Next, we'll visit Ouarzazate, also known as "Hollywood of Africa," where we'll explore the historic Kasbah Taourirt and enjoy lunch. Our adventure continues through the picturesque Draa Valley, boasting lush oases stretching over 180 km. By late afternoon, we'll arrive in Zagora, where a camel ride will lead us to our nomadic desert camp. As the day comes to a close, savor a delicious hot meal accompanied by traditional local music before retiring to your tent for the night.
Day 2 : Zagora Dunes – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
On the second day of our 2-day Zagora desert tour, you'll be gently awakened before sunrise to witness the mesmerizing first rays of light, heralding the dawn of a new day and new experiences. We'll begin our day with a traditional Berber breakfast in the bivouacs of Zagora before mounting our camels to return to our vehicles.
Our journey will then take us to Ouarzazate, where we'll enjoy lunch before crossing the majestic High Atlas Mountains. By 5 PM, we'll arrive back in Marrakech, marking the conclusion of your unforgettable 2-day Marrakech to Zagora desert tour.