2-day Marrakech desert tour

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2 Days






2 days desert tour from Marrakech highlights

  • Driving through the High Atlas Mountains;
  • Visiting Kasbah Air Ben Haddow, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 – a memorable location where many Hollywood blockbuster movies have been filmed;
  • You’ll enjoy a sunset camel trek to our secluded Berber desert camp;
  • We’ll visit Ouarzazate and experience Morocco’s “Hollywood Studios”
  • You’ll spend an unforgettable night at our Berber desert camp, enjoying a delicious meal sitting around a bonfire and being entertained by local musicians.


  • Crossing the High Atlas Mountains through the Tizi-n-Tichka pass;
  • Visit the Berber village of Ait Ben Haddou, famous for the HBO series Game of Thrones and exciting movies similarly The Gladiator
  • Passing through Dades Valley, Todra Valley, and Ouarzazate in Rose Valley – renowned for its annual Festival of Roses;
  • Having a memorable overnight stay on Zagora dunes at a Berber desert camp;
  • We’ll ride camels and experience an unbelievable sunrise and sunset;
  • With us you will spend a night at a Berber campsite and listen to the local nomads playing their traditional music;
  • We’ll visit a Kasbah in the city of Ouarzazate and check out Atlas Film Studios.
  • Enjoy to ride on a camel and see the Sunrise and Sunset.
  • Spend the night under Berber Bivouacs with traditional music from local nomads.
  • Visit Atlas Film Studios and a Kasbah (fortress) located in the city of Ouarzazate.


You’ll be picked up from your hotel by our English-speaking driver and, if you’re joining a shared group tour, you’ll begin your tour in our modern air-conditioned minibus. We’ll head towards the Atlas Mountains, a mountain range stretching around 1,600 miles (2,500 kilometers) across Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. Our first port of call will be Kasbah Ait Ben Haddow, located on the southern slopes of the High Atlas Mountains in Ouarzazate province. Ait Ben Haddou, a striking example of the architecture of southern Morocco, lies along the former Sahara-to-Marrakech caravan route.
After our visit to the Kasbah we’ll travel to the city of Ouarzazate, and it’s here you’ll be able to walk the same streets of some of your favorite movie stars. Many famous Hollywood blockbuster films were shot here, including Gladiator, Lawrence of Arabia, The Living Daylights, and many, many more. A visit to Atlas Film Studios is always very popular and, for a small entrance fee of just 3 euro, visitors are usually amazed at both the historical beauty and uniqueness of this World Heritage Site.  This fee is not included in your tour price and entry to the studio is at your own discretion.
In the afternoon we’ll make our way through the Draa Valley, where you’ll experience some extraordinary scenery, with beautiful oasis and fabulous landscapes. Make sure you have your camera at the ready! At the end of this first day we will meet up with our camels, and those wishing to enjoy a camel trekking experience will ride to our secluded desert Berber camp.
Your Overnight Stay at Our Secluded Desert Camp
This will be a night to remember! You’ll enjoy a delicious evening meal and a welcome morning breakfast. Please keep in mind that you can upgrade your overnight accommodation to a luxury desert camp, complete with shower; however, this must be done at the time of booking your tour.

On the second day of your desert tour we’ll return to the desert city of Zagora, where once again you’ll experience the stunning scenery as we travel through the Draa Valley. As we head back to Marrakesh we’ll travel through the Atlas Mountains, arriving in Marrakesh at approximately 6 pm or 7 pm.

Good to know

What you should Expect on Your Tour :

  • Complimentary pickup from your hotel (Riad) on the first day of your tour (or the nearest accessible pick-up point);
  • You’ll travel with an English/French speaking driver or guide in our air-conditioned deluxe minibus;
  • Camel trekking;
  • An overnight stay at our desert camp at Zagora dunes, including breakfast.

What’s not Included in Your Tour:

  • Lunches, drinks, tips, and personal purchases; and
  • Guide at Ait Ben Haddow, if required – typically around 3 euro.

Packing for Your Tour :

These are suggestions to what you need to pack for your Marrakech 2 days desert tour to Zagora.
  • Warm clothes if traveling in winter;
  • Trousers or jeans for camel trekking (shorts and skirts are not recommended);
  • Camera;
  • Phone and camera chargers
  • Sunglasses;
  • Hat and sunscreen


People that possess the US, Canadian, UK nationalities do not require a visa to enter Morocco as a tourist.

If you’re a citizen in one of the countries listed below, you do not need a visa to enter Morocco:

Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Denmark, European Union, Finland, Guinea, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Korea, Kuwait, Libya, Liechtenstein, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Niger, Norway, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, and Venezuela.

Your passport must be valid for atlas six months in order to enter Morocco. Please make sure that you stamp your passport once you’re in Moroc

  • You can wear clothes that are adequate to each season in Morocco.
  • You can check information about the weather in Morocco.

  • Not camels, we’ve got plenty.
  • You may want to bring a pack to help you carry extra snacks and your bottled water. And, of course, a camera to make amazing moments immortal.

Should you wish to cancel your travel arrangements please contact us as soon as possible and confirm your instructions in writing. Applicable cancellation charges are determined by the number of days notification we receive prior to the start date of your travel, as follows –

  • Free cancellation: for more than 21 days’ notice;
  • 15% of the total amount: for between 11 and 20 days’ notice; and
  • No refund for less than 10 days’ notice.

Unfortunately, you can not.

Reservations are required in order to have a guaranteed spot on all of our tours.

Reservations also help us determine what you might need. Otherwise, Signature Morocco will not be able to ensure that its tours to remain manageable and joyous.

You will be notified if the tour changed due to unwanted circumstances.


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