Ouarzazate desert tour

Ouarzazate to Tinfou dunes tour

Zagora tour from Ouarzazate - visit the Draa Valley and the little dunes

Ouarzazate Tinfou dunes tour Zagora

Ouarzazate Tinfou dunes tour – 4×4 Ouarzazate desert tour – Ouarzazate day trip – Zagora desert tour from Ouarzazate – Desert tour from Ouarzazate

During your stay in Morocco, enjoy a 4×4 Ouarzazate desert tour to Zagora and the dunes of Tinfou! We offer a day desert trip from Ouarzazate. You leave for Zagora where the first dunes of the Moroccan desert are located!

Ouarzazate Tinfou dunes tour by the Draa Valley

This Ouarzazate Tinfou dunes excursion starts early in the morning (8 AM). The dunes of Tinfou are located not far from Zagora. The journey to the first dunes of the Moroccan desert will be around 3 hours. It is punctuated with stops.

During this Ouarzazate to Tinfou dunes excursion, we first cross the Anti Atlas mountains to then reach the Draa Valley.

The Draa Valley is known for its palm grove and for its fortified villages typical of southern Morocco. The entry point into the Valley is the charming village of Agdz. This village is full from the atmosphere of the Great South Morocco.

You will make many stops during the trip from Ouarzazate to Zagora. Enjoy the panoramic views in the Draa Valley. Also, a part of the 4×4 trip is on the track in the palm grove. So, you can discover more closely the small Berber villages.

The Ouarzazate Tinfou dunes tour is therefore an excellent way to discover the beauty of South Morocco. But also to glimpse the Sahara! The first dunes of the Moroccan desert begin around Zagora.

Lunch in a desert camp and camel tour in the Tinfou dunes

After a break in Zagora, head for the dunes of Tinfou.

First, you will enjoy a hearty lunch in a nomadic camp at the dunes of Tinfou. Then you go for a camel ride. This camel tour takes about 30 minutes. You go around the big dune. Enjoy the Sahara vibes !

Once the visit of the dunes of Tinfou is over, it is time to return to Ouarzazate. For this, you take the road in the Draa Valley. The last stage of this Zagora excursion from Ouarzazate is the path that passes through the Anti-Atlas mountains. You arrive then in the city. The driver drops you off at your hotel. Thus ends this Ouarzazate desert tour at the end of the afternoon.

Which tour from Ouarzazate to discover the Sahara?

The Tinfou dunes excursion from Ouarzazate provides a first glimpse of the Moroccan desert. If you are looking for a longer experience, you have a choice. You can do a 2-day Ouarzazate to Merzouga trip or go visit the Erg Chigaga great dunes. Spend a night in the M’hamid desert, or in a camp at Erg Lihoudi. You will have the chance to sleep in a traditional nomadic camp in the Sahara.

  • Day Ouarzazate to Tinfou dunes and Zagora tour

    Departure early in the morning and return in the end of the afternoon.
  • Departure at 8.30 AM from Ouarzazate
  • The distance between Ouarzazate and Zagora is about 160 km, that means about 3 hours trip (6 hours the round trip).
  • Your guide will pick you in the morning up at your hotel.

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  • You can enjoy a night in a Zagora desert camp.
  • Our advice : if you want to discover more the Moroccan desert, we invite you to go either to M'hamid or to Merzouga. Both are accessible from Ouarzazate.

    There is a 2-day Ouarzazate Merzouga trip and a desert tour to M'hamid.

    Ouarzazate - M'hamid: 257 km (4h30)
    Ouarzazate - Merzouga: 359 km (5h)

    Given the travel time, you can plan a night on the spot, in the dunes of the desert, in a Morocco desert camp.
  • What to do in Ouarzazate?

    Several choices are available to you for activities in Ouarzazate, especially with regard to excursions like :
    - quad biking tours,
    - hike in the Valley of Roses,
    - visits of the Oases,
    - camel tour, ...


Feel free to contact us for any question about your next Morocco desert tour or Morocco travel. We will be happy to get back to you as soon as possible.

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