Morocco Sahara Deserts Merzouga & Zagora
Zagora: Oasis of the Draa Valley and Rocky Desert
Collective Excursion Trip towards Zagora Desert 2 days / 1 night. Drive south, up to the doors of the Sahara desert Morocco, through the famous Draa Valley River (wadi), the longest of Morocco. The Sahara Morocco stretches from the Atlas Mountains foot to the southern borders of Morocco with Algeria and Mauritania.
Departure 7h15 – return 19h30 D + 1. 350km one way / 8h one way / including mountain road. This is a collective Marrakech Desert Tour
Available Everyday, bookable until 8pm day prior Departure, from the Riad. Transport in minibus up to 14 seats, Included Breakfast and Dinner, drinks + lunchs excluded.
Day 1: Cross varied landscapes of Morocco: lush valley, dry valley, mountains. Visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou most famous mud village of the Kingdom. Lunch in Ouarzazate. Cross the Draa Valley, with its lush palm grove till Zagora, door of the desert. Enjoy a Camel Ride of 1h30 up to the bivouac. Dinner and overnight camping under tent or the stars.
Day 2: Breakfast. Departure for Zagora by Camel, Visit the Medina of Ouarzazate, the Film Museum (entry not included, according to weather) and Lunch. Back to Marrakech late afternoon..
Merzouga: Dades Valley and Todra Gorge and Desert Dunes
Collective trip to the Desert of Merzouga, 3 days / 2 nights. Circuit to South Morocco with a variety of stunning landscapes. Discover the Atlas Mountains, Dades valley and Todra Gorge, to arrive in the Merzouga Desert with its massive sandy Dunes which can reach 150m height.
Departure 7h15 – return 19h30 D + 2 / 550km one way / 12h one way / including mountain road. This is a collective Marrakech Desert trip tour.
Available Everyday, bookable until 8pm day prior Departure, from the Riad. Transport in minibus up to 14 seats, Included Breakfast and Dinner, drinks + lunch excluded.
Day 1: Tizi ‘n Tichka mountain Pass in the High Atlas. Visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, famous mud Kasbah village. Cross the Roses Valley till Dades Gorge. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Breakfast. Visit the Dades and Todra Gorges, drive towards the big Sandy Dunes of Merzouga. Enjoy a Camel Ride 1h30 up to the bivouac. Dinner and overnight camping under tent or the stars.
Day 3: Breakfast. Departure for Merzouga by Camel, then Road to Marrakech by crossing the Draa Valley. Lunch in Ouarzazate. Arrival late afternoon.
2 Deserts Tour: Zagora & Merzouga
Collective trip to the Desert of Merzouga, 4 days / 3 nights
Please note that an extension of the Merzouga desert tour is possible / Desert Merzouga 3 days / 2 nights + 1 night in the desert of Zagora (OR 1 night in a Hotel in Ouarzazate to reduce daily travel time when returning to Marrakech) : Enjoy the 2 types of desert.
Private Tours to the Sahara Desert of Morocco
Raid 4×4 and Sand Boarding
All those Excursions are possible in Private, with own private driver, for more autonomy and at its own rhythm. Access to the bivouac can be done on 4×4 with extra cost or by Camel.
Private excursion to Merzouga can also include an optional session of Sand Board on the Sahara desert dunes with extra cost.
Please consult reception for more details.