Zagora is located in the southeast of Morocco. It is borderd by the Mountain Zagora from which the town got its name. From there on you can make trips to the Draa-Valley, which has small dunes or to Erg Chegaga, which is the second the two major Saharan Ergs of the Sahara in Morocco (next to Merzouga). The dunes here can be up to 60m.
Tour starts at 7.00am leaving Marrakech crossing through the Atlas Mountains via the stunning Tizi N’Tichka pass (2260m). You will have plenty of opportunities to take pictures at many different panoramic viewpoints. We then explore the UNESCO World Heritage listed Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, a historic meeting place and trading site. Making our way along the road of 1000 Kasbahs to the ancient settlement of Ouarzazate for lunch, then onward past the palm trees and Berber villages of the Draa Valley to Zagora. We climb aboard a camel for an unforgettable ride (1h30min) at sunset to your evening camping accommodation in the desert. Enjoy a traditional Berber dinner served under the stars as locals play traditional folk songs for your entertainment.
After breakfast at the camp, ride your camel back to Zagora catching the sun as it rises for the day where you will meet your driver for the return journey to Marrakech.
Zagora Desert – (2 days/1 night)
Book here your 2 days/1 night trip to the Sahara Desert from Zagora. Crossing the Atlas Mountains and spending the night in the sahara desert under the stars. You can choose the date you would like to start. Please book at least one week in advance or contact us per mail first to make sure there are places available.