Bespoke trekking holidays in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco.

Zagora Sand Dunes (2 days)

A trip in to Zagora Sand Dunes will take you into the desert where you will feel like Lawrence of Arabia or Cleopatra.

Zagora Sand Dunes (2 days)

Overview

This trip starts from Marrakech and proceeds to Zagora Sand Dunes Desert Tour, via the Tizin’tichka Pass (2260m) which is in the heart of the Atlas Mountains. Keep your eyes open for the Berber villages tucked away in the mountainside and you will also visit Ait Ben Haddou, one of the world’s most magnificent Kasbahs. These authentic Berber villages have considerable world heritage where many movies has been filmed such as Lawrence of Arabia, Hidalgo, The Black Stallion Returns, Babel and Cleopatra.

The trip goes through Ouarzazate the south pearl with its’ beautiful cinema studios, the Kasbah Taourirt, the old Galoui Palace, the river through the Draa Valley with many Kasbahs, the long palm tree oasis which produces famous dates, the village of Agdz, and then Zagora.. The massive adobe structures we see along the route are divided into houses that serve as habitations for families of these Kasbah villages where life has continued unchanged over many centuries.

Zagora is also known as “the gate of the Desert Tours from marrakech” it’s the last town before the palm oases where the road dissolves into nothing but sand and rocks as we drive through the sand dunes.


Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Draa Valley – Zagora.

Morning departure to Zagora throught the High Atlas mountains via the Tizi-n-Tichka 2260m pass and numerous Berber villages, to finally arrive at the UNESCO Ksar of Ait Benhaddou. Continuing the road to Zagora passing by the Anti Atlas mountains, Berber villages of Agdz and the amazing Draa Valley with its millions palm trees which is considerded the largestone in Morocco. Evening arrival Zagora. You will start your camel trekking into the middle of the desert for an overnight camp.

Day 2: Zagora – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate – Marrakech.

Morning sunrise on the dunes is something not to be missed. Camel trekking ride back to Zagora to reach your vehicle and start your trip back to Ouarzazate through the Draa valley and Agdz. In Ouarzazate you visit the Taourirt Kasbah and have lunch. Afternoon travel back to Marrakech.

Shared Marrakech Desert tour 2 days with tour guide

We have a selection of dates for2 day Marrakech Desert tours with guide. The shared tours enable you to join an existing group. We operate the shared 2 days Desert tours on set days each month. If you don’t find the date that you require, you can ask us to start a new shared tour for the date that you require.

The shared 2 days Marrakech Desert tours offer you the opportunity to join a group and join the tour at the discounted group rates.

The prices depend upon how many people also book the same date:

A minimum of 3 people are required for a shared 2 days Marrakech Desert tour to operate on each date.

3 people participating: 180.00 Euro per person

4 people or more participating: 150.00 Euro per person

You pay the total amount of the tour cost when you make your reservation. In the event that we do not achieve a minimum of 3 people on the same date, you will then recieve a full refund instantly.

If more people book the shared 2 days Marrakech Desert tour for the same date, then you will recieve a discount. The difference between the amount that you have paid and the discount amount is paid to you automatically when you have completed your activity.

We have shared 2 days Desert tours with tour guide available for booking for the following dates:

The booking system is secure and we never get to see your card or payment details. You complete your reservation via our online booking partner. Our online booking partner operates the booking system securely and is available to help you with your planning for your trek and any questions that you may have.


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