Private 2 day Desert Trip from Marrakech

Private 2 day Desert Trip from Marrakech To Zagora OVERVIEW

Your Private 2 Day Desert Trip from Marrakech To Zagora is the best way to discover Morocco’s Sahara desert. This is the best overnight desert tour from Marrakech: Because you will experience the Berber lifestyle on this private 2-days desert trip to Zagora from Marrakech. Sleep in a typical desert camp of the Sahara, see the sunrise and sunset from the back of a camel.

HERE IS THE Private 2-Days desert Trip To Zagora HIGHLIGHTS :

  • Drive across the High Atlas Mountains
  • Visit the Berber village
  • Drive along Draa Valley with its fortified villages, palm trees dotted rivers and oases
  • Ride your camel watching the sunset at Zagora desert
  • Sleep under the stars at your Berber desert camp
  • Visit Ouarzazate with its Taourirt Kasbah and Atlas Film Studios

THIS IS THE ITINERARY OF 2-days desert TripTo Zagora:

  • DAY 1 :

     (7 HOURS DRIVE)

    Depart your private 2-days Desert Trip from Marrakech from your hotel or riad early in the morning (Around 07h30) to Zagora through Tizi Ntichka pass ( 2260 m. alt ).
    Upon arrival to Kesbah Ait Ben Hadou, enjoy a short visit to this world heritage site used previously a set for various Hollywood epics like Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia. An hour’s visit to the Village will be organized at leisure with a local guide.  Then after lunch at leisure in either Kasbah Aet Ben Hadou, or further in Ouarzazate, you’ll drive past the Anti Atlas.
    We arrive in Zagora in the late afternoon to get ready for a camel trek over the Zagora desert and watch a spectacular sunset before driving your camel back to your Sahara desert camp for a Moroccan dinner with drums entertainment under the stars.

  • DAY-2 :
     (7 HOURS DRIVE)

    After an early wake up for a camel ride and sunrise watch over the horizon, and a Moroccan breakfast, depart to Ouarzazate, where you can visit Tourirte Kasbah before lunch at leisure, and then continue back to Marrakech via Tizi Ntichka pass.
    Because you should arrive back at your hotel or riad in Marrakech by late afternoon. Your Private 2 day Marrakech to Zagora desert trip will end with a drop off at your hotel.

  • Please kindly note that Zagora is a flat rock desert, there are barely any sand dunes
  • Driving time from Marrakech to Zagora ( not including stops for sightseeing, drinks, lunch …. ) is 7 hours
  • Winter season is very clod in the Zagora desert, please make sure you bring warm sleeping clothes
  • Roughly 1-hour sunset and morning sunrise camel rides are included
  • Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, and good walking shoes are essential for this tour


  • A/C modern 4×4 or van was driven by an English speaking driver /guide
  • Pick up from your Marrakech hotel / Riad
  • Sunset camel ride
  • Overnight at a Sahara desert camp in Zagora ( Private tent ). Dinner and breakfast are included.
  • Upgrade to a deluxe camp with an ensuite tent available upon booking your desert tour ( €70 per person )
  • Sunrise camel ride
  • Drop off at your Marrakech hotel or the closest accessible location to your Marrakech riad if not car accessible.

Not Included 

  • Beverages
  • Entrance fees if any
  • lunches on the way

Private 2 day desert Trip from Marrakech To Zagora