Short desert tour-2 days 1 night trip from Marrakech

You don’t have much time in Morocco and you still want to discover the Sahara? this tour from Marrakech is for you to get a test of the desert for only 2 days 1 night. The tour offers also a visit to Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate city, which leads also to the longest valley of palm trees in Morocco, and if you never ride a camel it would be your great chance.

Short desert tour from Marrakech Itinerary:

Day 1: Marrakesh –High Atlas mountain-Ouarzazate- Zagora

Day 2: Zagora –Ait Ben Haddou – High Atlas mountains- Marrakech

The tour overview:

  • Duration: 2 days / 1 night
  • Start: Marrakech
  • Finish: Marrakech
  • Destination: Zagora Sahara desert
  • Style: Comfort

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Short desert tour-2 days 1-night trip from Marrakech

Sahara tour in 2 days/1 night: discover the best Trip from Marrakech to the Sahara desert, This Short desert tour from Marrakech is including camel riding and a night in a camp in the heart of the small dunes of Zaora, You get to discover the south of Morocco in 2 days Zagora desert trip while visiting Draa valley, Ouarzazate city, and Ksar Ait Ben Haddou, admire the landscape of southeast Morocco in this short trip from Marrakech.

Program: a short Desert trip from Marrakech – 2 Days / 1 Night

Day 1: Travel from Marrakech to the Sahara via The High Atlas mountain and Ouarzazate

Our guide will pick you up from your Riad-Hotel in Marrakech at 8 o’clock in the morning, we start our day crossing The High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi-n-Tichka pass at 2260m, where we stop from time to time in great landscapes for the pictures in the valleys and typical villages. The road leads us to the Ouarzazate, the cinema capital where we will stop for lunch. In the afternoon we will have time to explore the biggest valley of palm trees and take the old caravan road (off-road) for a while to get into the other views on the other side of the valley. We continue towards Zagora city, just outside the city, our camel ride starts for an hour to reach the small dunes of Tizi before sunset. night in a campsite.

Day 2: Travel from Zagora to Ait Ben Haddou – Cross the High Atlas mountains to Marrakech

You can wake up for sunrise, as it’s always a wonderful moment to enjoy it in the Sahara desert. After enjoying Sahara sunset and having breakfast in the camp you will have the opportunity to ride the camels again for 40 minutes. Afterward, Our day back to Marrakech will begin by following the valley of Draa to Ouarzazate and then to Ait Benhaddou, the UNESCO world heritage since 1987 and the most restored Ksar in the south of Morocco, known also as the backdrop of many Hollywood blockbusters. We stop to visit the site and Have lunch nearby, then we drive again crossing High Atlas to Marrakech. We arrive in Marrakech in the early evening.


End of your trip: Sahara desert tour in 2 days 1 Night

camel riding in Zagora What’s included on the short desert trip from Marrakech: 

  • -Transport by a private 4×4 Toyota Prado 
  • Fuel. 
  • English-speaking driver/guide. 
  • 1dinners, and 1breakfasts. 
  • 1st night in Zagora; bivouac; comfortable nomadic tents with bed, blankets, sheets, mattresses, toilets/showers;  
  • Camel trek. 
  • Pick up on the 1st day from your riad or hotel in Marrakech 
  • Drop off on the 2nd day at your hotel or Riad in Marrakech. 

what’s excluded on the short desert trip from Marrakech:   

  • Lunches and tips. 



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