2 days zagora shared desert tours from Marrakesh is perfect for those who are short on time and wish to seize the opportunity to get introduced to desert in a 1 days from Marrakesh.
Our shared tour is organized in small groups not exceeding 17 tourist, mostly like- minded young travelers sharing the same values.
What to Remember
Please be sure to bring warm clothing in the winter (no sleeping bags are required), light clothing in the summer, sunscreen, a hat, good walking shoes, a flashlight, and trousers (for the camel trek). Shorts and skirts are not recommended for the trek as the saddles can cause skin irritation.
The tour departs from Marrakech before 8:00 in a confortble air conditioned minibus.
After crossing the Atlas Mountains, we reach the first place of interest – Casbah Ait-BenHaddou (free entrance).
On the way to Ouarzazate we visit the Hollywood of Morocco, where many Hollywood movies are being filmed. There is a possibility to visit the Atlas film studios during the tour either on the first or the second day depending on your tour schedule. (There is about 3.00 euros entrance fee to the studio which is not included in the tour fee).
After visiting Ouarzazate, we continue the trip through the Draa-Valley and the beautiful Oasis.
When we reach Zagora, we take a camel ride into the desert to take us to our Berber desert camp.
If you do not wish to ride camels, you can walk with the guide or take the transport to the desert camp.
Our stay here includes accommodation in Berber bivouacs with full bedding, dinner and breakfast.
After a traditional Berber breakfast, we take early morning camel ride to explore the surrounding area and back to our vehicle.
We return back to Marrakech taking the road through the Draa-Valley, Ouarzazate and over the Atlas Mountains with many highlight stops on the way.
We reach Marrakech around 6 pm or 7 pm depending on traffic.