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2-Day Trip From Marrakech to Zagora Desert

2-Day Marrakech to Zagora Desert Trip: The Ultimate Experience

Discover the beauty of Morocco with our 2-day trip from Marrakech to the Zagora Desert.

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Marrakech to Zagora Desert Trip Overview

This is a 2-day trip from Marrakech to the Zagora Desert in Morocco. On day one, you will go to see the High Atlas Mountains and some famous kasbahs, such as Ait Ben Haddou. In the evening, you will ride a camel through the Zagora Desert. On day two, you will spend the night in a traditional Berber camp in the desert. You can listen to Berber music and enjoy a campfire under the stars. This trip is a great way to experience the best of Morocco.

2-Day Zagora Desert Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech to Zagora via Ait Benhaddou

Your 2-day trip from Marrakech to Zagora Desert will begin with a pickup from your accommodation at around 8:00 AM. We will drive through the High Atlas Mountains, passing by the famous Tizi n’Tichka pass, which is 2,260 meters high. We will make several stops along the way for you to take pictures and enjoy the scenery. Of course, you may also request additional stops at any time.

We will continue to Zagora, stopping at one of Morocco’s fortified villages, Ait Benhaddou, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will have time to explore the main attractions of this unique village.

After that, we will drive to our final destination, the Zagora Desert. We will arrive in the late evening, just in time for a camel ride and sunset. We will ride the camels to our Berber camp, which is set in the heart of the desert.

At our desert camp, you will enjoy a delicious Moroccan meal, listen to traditional Berber music, and gaze at the beautiful starry sky.

Day 2: Zagora passing by Ouarzazate to Marrakech

You can get up early to see a beautiful sunrise in the Zagora Desert. Then, have a traditional breakfast and take a scenic drive through the Anti Atlas Mountains where you can see pretty villages and green mountains. Next, go to the famous Oscar Atlas Studio, where popular movies like Cleopatra and Alexander were filmed. You can explore the sets, which include castles, banks, and prisons. After that, the trip continues back through the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi N Tichka Pass, taking you back to Marrakech at the end of the 2-day trip from Marrakech to Zagora desert.

2-Day Trip from Marrakech to Zagora Reviews

Unforgettable Zagora Experience!

My wife and I went on a tour with this travel agency for 2 days starting from Marrakech. We saw beautiful views and the people were nice and friendly. We especially loved spending the night in the desert of Zagora. Although we only had two days, the tour was well-planned. We are grateful to Touring in Morocco!
Duncan Jn
December 2022

Super Hamid!

I recommend this 2 days trip from Marrakech with Hamid as your guide. He is very good, we enjoyed the tour with him a lot. Hamid was cheerful and proud to show us the beautiful sights of his country. Thanks, Hamid and Touring In Morocco!
Marlyne Rodri
September 2023

Great Zagora Tour and Friendly People!

If you go to Morocco and want to take a 2-day tour from Marrakech through the desert, you should come here. Youssef was a great guide and we had a lot of fun. It was a really good experience!
Michel Fon
July 2023

Stunning Views

Come with us on a 2-day trip from Marrakech to Zagora to discover the Atlas Mountains, the Zagora desert, and a few of Morocco’s most well-known kasbahs.

Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off

We can take you from wherever you are in Marrakech to Zagora for a 2-day trip. We’ll make sure your trip is amazing and drop you off wherever you’d like when it’s over.

Professional Guide

Touring In Morocco has the best local drivers and guides who can show you the amazing sights of the country. They are friendly and happy to help you.

Photography Locations

If you enjoy taking photos, come join our 2-day trip from Marrakech to Zagora. We’ll visit some amazing places that’ll leave you in awe of their beauty.

Have a Question?

Please let us know if you have any questions about the two-day trip from Marrakech to Zagora. We are happy to answer any questions you may have.

Accepted Payments

To make sure your booking is secure, we need a deposit from you. How much you need to pay depends on the tour and how many people are coming. You can pay the rest in cash, in EUR, when you meet your driver in Morocco.

2-Day Trip Marrakech to Zagora Destinations' Overview

2-Day Trip from Marrakech to Zagora Desert via Atlas Mountains

Our 2-day tour from Marrakech takes you through the High Atlas Mountains, which cover three countries. We’ll drive on a long and winding road called Tizi Ntichka, where you’ll see Berber villages and argan oil cooperatives. The highest peak in these mountains is called Mount Toubkal; around 4,167 meters tall. The Atlas Mountains are many different ranges of mountains, so they are not just one long chain.

During our tour, we will stop at many beautiful places to take pictures and visit a place where they make argan oil. There, you can see women making cosmetics with traditional Moroccan techniques. Book our tour now to see the wonders of the High Atlas Mountains!

Cinematic Exploration: 2-Day Ouarzazate Experience on Marrakech to Zagora Trip

Ouarzazate is a city in Morocco where they make movies and TV shows like Game of Thrones and Prison Break. It’s important because it’s a gateway to the Sahara desert and has a big airport nearby. We’ll take you to the Atlas Studios where they make movies and you can see Taourirt’s kasbah, which was built a long time ago by a rich guy named Thami El Glaoui. The name Ouarzazate means “without noise” in Berber, which is a language spoken there.

Ancient Adobe Marvel: A Must-See Desert Village

Morocco is well-known for its historic ksours and kasbahs, which were built to protect people. The most popular kasbah is Ait Benhaddou, which you must visit if you are on a desert tour. This town is famous for its clay buildings and is special because it sits in front of the Ounila River. Visitors must cross the river using stepping stones provided by the locals. Ait Benhaddou is not only a tourist spot but also a movie location.

Many well-known movies like Lawrence of Arabia, Kingdom of Heaven, and Gladiator were filmed here. Ait Benhaddou has a unique charm, which led it to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

2-Day Trip Highlight: The Enchanting Zagora Desert

Morocco has many things to see and do. Tourists love going to the desert where they can ride camels and stay in camps. Our 2-day trip from Marrakech to Zagora lets you do this and more. Zagora is a popular desert destination because of its dry landscapes which people enjoy, so many tourists go there each year.

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