An amazing and thrilling two-day, one-night trip to the Sahara
On a safari to the Zagora desert and Marrakech’s Draa Valley, spend a night and two days living as a Berber.
On a visit to the world heritage village of Ait Ben Haddou, you may explore the sand dunes on the back of a camel, sleep under the stars, and walk in the footsteps of Hollywood royalty.
Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou –
Ouarzazate – Draa valley – Zagora desert
Our staff will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech at about 7:30 a.m. and transport you to the departure location in the large plaza Jamaa El Funa.
As a result, we ask that you be prepared and wait in the lobby of your hotel or Riad before the pick-up time.
We’ll go to the high Atlas Mountains via the Tichka Pass, which is around 2600 metres long and has amazing views.
The first stop will be the ancient and magnificent Kasbah Ait Benhaddou, which dominates the desert highlands. Following that, you may visit Ouarzazate, a city positioned near the Sahara’s borders.
We proceed to Zagora through Agdez and the lovely Draa Valley.
Arrive in Zagora, change vehicles for dromedaries to witness the sunset, and spend the night in a tent.Dinner and night in a Berber tent among the stars.
Get up early to enjoy the beauty of a desert sunrise. After breakfast, saddle your camel and head back to the main road.
Returning by dromedary to Zagora to catch the minibus, then heading to Ouarzazate via the Draa Valley and Agdez (lunch stop).
Return to Marrakech at 18:00–19:00 p.m.
The distance between Marrakech and Zagora is 355 Km and roughly 7 hours of driving ( not including stops )
Zagora is a flat rock desert, with only a few small sand dunes. If you are interested in vast and high Sahara sand dunes, we recommend taking a three-day excursion to Merzouga.
You can book a private tent in the standard Berber Camp for an additional cost.
You can even upgrade to a private tent with a bathroom and toilet at the Luxury Desert Camp.
The return to Marrakech is scheduled for around 18:00 or 19:00. However, it may vary depending on the weather, traffic, and other factors.The return to Marrakech is scheduled for around 18:00 or 19:00. However, it may vary depending on the weather, traffic, and other factors.
It takes around 60 minutes in the afternoon and 40 minutes in the morning.
* Sun cream
* Hat and scarf
* Jeans for camel trekking (shorts and skirts are not suggested due to itchy saddles)
* Cameras and phone chargers
* Warm clothing for winter
Yes, it will be safely stored in the vehicle while we camp in the desert.
Also, remember to bring a packpack to ride camels with and utilize it to carry only what you need for the night in camp.
Sorry, it is not possible!
To get from the Sahara Desert to Fes, take the 3-day/2-night journey.
So you will be able to get to Fes from Merzouga.