2 Day Sahara Desert Trip from Marrakech
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2 Day Sahara Desert Trip from Marrakech

Marrakech to Zagora 2 days desert tour is the most popular tour we offer because it is the best for travelers who don’t have time and like to sleep in tents, ride camels in a desert tour for a short period of time. Zagora is a rocky kind of desert, unlike the Erg Chebbi, it doesn't offer big dunes but this 2 days desert tour from Marrakech will give you the opportunity to have a memorable experience by passing through the high Atlas Mountains, admiring the amazing views of Draa valley, visiting the UNESCO world heritage sites which is Ait Benhaddou, riding camels and spending the night in the camp or under stars.


Tour Itinerary: 2 Day Sahara Desert Trip from Marrakech

Day 1 marrakech - ait benhaddou - ouarzazate - draa valley - zagora dunes

In 2 days desert trip from Marrakech to Zagora, Our professional drivers will pick you up from your accommodation at 7:00 AM by an air conditioned 4WD vehicle or minibus. First, we will cross the high Atlas Mountains by way of the Tizi-n-Tichka pass that overlooks the green mountains foothills to arrive to Ait Benhaddou Kasbah which is the UNESCO world heritage site where many famous Hollywood movies were filmed. For those who like natural beauty, you have to come to see a wondrous view from the highest hill. Afterwards, we will stop at Ouarzazate, the Africa Hollywood, to visit Kasbah Taourirt and have lunch there. Then, we will drive through the oases of Draa valley that spread over 180 km. Finally in the afternoon, we will be in Zagora where we will ride camels to reach our nomadic desert camp. Before sleeping in tents, we will enjoy a hot meal and some local music.

Day 2 zagora dunes – ouarzazate – marrakech

On the second day of 2 days Zagora desert tour you will be woken up before sunrise to enjoy the first fascinating glimpses of light rays that reveal the beginning of a new day, of a new experience. We will start our day with a traditional Berber breakfast in the bivouacs of Zagora, ride camels in order to get to our vehicles, go to Ouarzazate for lunch, then cross the High Atlas Mountains to be in Marrakech at 5 pm ending your 2 days Marrakech to Zagora desert tour.


Pricing & Inclusions

Pricing :
Private tour:

The season, the number of travelers and the type of accommodation are all factors that have a great influence on the prices of Morocco desert tours from Marrakech, for couples, the prices start from 304€ per person, while families and friends must contact us, for more information.

Shared group tour:

The fixed price of the shared group tour is 189€ per person. However it might seem a bit higher than other so-called "providers", but do not be fooled; the maximum number of participants in our groups is 8 people and the tour can begin with only 4 people, as we believe that the less number of participants in the group makes the tour quite similar to a private one, in addition to providing you with high-quality services throughout the tour.

What's Included
  • Free airport transfer to your hotel in Marrakech.
  • Private transfer by comfortable air conditioned vehicle.
  • English speaking driver/guide during the tour.
  • Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation.
  • Visit Ait Benhaddou Kasbah with Guide.
  • Visit Cinema Studio in Ouarzazate.
  • Overnight in nomad desert camp with Private tent
  • Breakfast and dinner during your tour.
  • Camel trekking (around 1hour each way).
  • Private bathroom in your tent (hot shower & toilet)
  • Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Benhaddou, Cinema Sets, Taourirt Kasbah ... Etc.

Exclusions:

Not included :
  • Lunch (A meal costs an average of 10€, and you can order "á la carte" in many restaurants)
  • Drinks (If you drink a lot of water, purchasing a package of 6 bottles will be the right thing)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees to optional visits at Ouarzazate and Skoura:
    • Cinema Museum : 3€ per person
    • Kasbah Taourirte: 2€ per person
    • CLA cinema studio : 8€ per person

Frequent questions

1. What's the difference that distinguishes between shared and private tours?

The main difference between private and shared tours is that you will share the vehicles of transportation with other people during the shared tours, while rooms and tents are private in both types. You can even choose to stay separated from the group during the mealtime. The private tours are distinguished by guaranteed departure, as we are committed to offering the tour once confirming your booking. By contrast, shared tours require a minimum of 4 participants to start. If the minimum number is not met, we give you the choice to have a free cancellation or make a deal to continue as a private tour.

2. Can I have vegetarian/vegan food during the tour?

Yes, the vegetarian or vegan food is an available choice on your tour, just let us know when booking and you can remind your driver during the tour.

3. Can I get the desert camp without camel trekking?

Of course, as there is a dedicated 4x4 car that we use to transport the luggage and clients who don't have any interest in riding camels. and if you Choosing a private tour, we will arrange you to travel in a comfortable 4x4 car throughout the tour, even to reach the desert camp, all you need is to let us know during the booking process.

4. Are there private bathrooms in the camp?

Yes, our basic package includes camps that are considered as luxury ones with fully-equipped tents having ensuite showers and bathrooms at no extra cost.

5. Is it possible to take my luggage during the tour?

Certainly, our comfortable vehicles have enough space for large suitcases to enable you to bring it with you, even in the desert. The luggage will be transported to tents of the desert camp by using a 4x4 car.

Payment methods

How can I pay my tour?

To confirm your booking for a tour or an activity, you shall put down a small deposit into our account on PayPal, while the balance is due will be paid in cash to your driver on the day of your tour, either in euros or equivalent in dirhams.

Is it possible to pay by Credit Cards?

Unfortunately, credit cards are not accepted because they are not very practical in Morocco, in addition to having higher fees and carrying security risks.

Can I pay the full amount via PayPal?

Due to the operational delays and transaction fees of PayPal, we generally ask for the balance payments in cash. However, in some cases, the full payment via PayPal is accepted, taking into consideration that a 5% fee will be imposed to cover the extra transaction charges. If you decide to pay the full amount via PayPal, it will be better to make the payment before the tour.


Pre-booked Shared Marrakech Desert Tours

( We can arrange your private tour at any time of the year )

Marrakesh Desert Tour offers shared desert tours to enable travellers to Share the fun and split the cost. Being committed to maintaining the quality of services, each group is limited to 8 individuals. The prices might seem a bit higher than other providers but we guarantee efficiency and the best value for money with no tourist traps, forced shopping, or hidden costs. Throughout our shared desert tours, we apply the high standard of private tours to satisfy our customers' desires. You are able to book or cancel your trip in a very easy and simple way. Check out the pre-booked shared tours or contact us to add you to our list for the best of both group and private tours at reasonable prices.

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