This 2 days, 1 night trip to Zagora, a.k.a The Rocky Desert, is perfect for those of you who are short on time, but want to escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech and get to have a desert like experience.
Expect a lot of driving, but it’s the only way to get to see and do so much within a short period of time, and the desert scenes won’t leave you disappointed!
You’ll get to see and experience the Atlas Mountains, Draa Valley, rural Berber villages, The UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, get to ride a camel and spend the night under the desert sky in a tent.
Please note that Zagora desert is a rocky desert and only has small sand dunes, unlike the large sand dunes you will have seen in photos of deserts like Merzouga. To visit this desert, you need at least 3 days. Zagora desert is perfect for those of you who do not have the luxury of time but want a desert experience, and let’s be honest here, great holiday pics! Or for those of you who want to have a new type of desert experience.