Sahara Express Zagora Dunes Expedition
This expedition is perfect for you to become acquainted with the environment of the Sahara Desert. You will spend the night in nomad tents, ride a camel and experience the wild, ancient Sahara in a safe and beautiful way. The trek lasts for two days in total.
- Explore the Sahara Desert
Note: This trek can easily be extended to 3 or to 4 days by adding Erg Chebbi or Chgaga to the itinerary. This addition also means that you will see some of the biggest golden dunes the Sahara has to offer. Contact Brahim and Mohamed for more details.
Should you wish to make any alterations to your adventure then do not hesitate to contact Brahim and Mohamed to discuss your options.
All treks are led and supervised by qualified and experienced guides and mule handlers, drawn from the local populace.
What to expect?
Day One: Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben haddou - Zagora
On the first day, you will start your journey in Marrakech, then on to Ouarzazate before heading to Ait Benhaddou (over 20 films have filmed their scenery here) and then to Zagora. During your travels, you will pass through many Berber villages, and once you are in the desert, riverside oases and barren hillsides, clustered with Kasbahs (fortified dwellings that house many families and their livestock). When you arrive in Zagora, you will meet the camels and guides before heading out into the wilderness to spend the night in the dunes.
Day Two: Zagora - Marrakech
Upon waking up and finishing your breakfast, you all head to Zagora for the drive back to Marrakech.
Further discounts are available for group sizes over 10 people.
You can pay in €/$/£ or Moroccan Dirhams.
This camel trek runs all year round.
This trek has no confirmed dates. Please make an enquiry to arrange a booking.
- Transport to and from Marrakech
- Qualified English speaking guide
- Mules to carry the baggage and food
- Accommodation in local houses, tent or refuge
- All food during the trek
- Cook to prepare all meals
- Personal insurance