Ouarzazate desert tour

A Morocco desert tour by the beautiful Draa Valley to the desert of Zagora

Ouarzazate desert excursion – Tinfou dunes

Ouarzazate desert excursion to the dunes of Tinfou – Ouarzazate desert tour. Ouarzazate to Zagora desert. Morocco day trip. Morocco desert tour in 4X4.

During your stay in Morocco, go on 4 × 4 for this Ouarzazate desert excursion.

With your guide, you take the direction of Zagora where are the first dunes of the Moroccan desert.

  • The Draa Valley

Your journey will be approximately 3 hours.

Your Ouarzazate desert excursion will be punctuated by stops in the beautiful Draa Valley.

The Draa Valley is known for its palm grove where we grow date palms and fortified villages typical of southern Morocco.

The journey time to the first dunes of the Moroccan desert in Zagora is reasonable and the route allows the discovery of the beautiful landscapes on the palm grove of the Drâa Valley and small Berber villages.

The first dunes of the Moroccan Sahara start near Zagora. Your Ouarzazate desert tour will take you to Zagora where you will arrive at lunchtime. Picnic on the spot.

  • Camel ride in the dunes of Tinfou

After lunch, you will enjoy a camel ride in the dunes of Tinfou. This ride with the camels lasts about 1h30 – 2h.

On your return from the camel ride, you will take the road in 4X4 with your guide to go back to Ouarzazate.

Your Morocco desert tour ends at the end of the afternoon with your arrival in Ouarzazate. Your guide will accompany you to your hotel or Riad.

  • Merzouga, M’hamid or Zagora to discover the Moroccan desert?

If you have enough time during your holidays in Morocco, we recommend that you go down even further in the Sahara. You will discover the desert in its full extent in Merzouga or M’hamid.

An Ouarzazate desert tour to M’hamid or Merzouga is then possible.

  • Did you know ?

The city of Ouarzazate is an old meeting point for sub-Saharan caravans that came from black Africa and continued to Marrakech or Fez.

  • Duration of this Ouarzazate desert tour: 1 day
  • Departure: 8 AM - 9 AM
  • The distance between Ouarzazate and Zagora is about 160 km. Your journey will be approximately 3 hours.
  • Your guide will pick you up at the agreed meeting point.

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  • You can plan a night on the spot, 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 an Ouarzazate desert tour to Merzouga and a tour to M'hamid.

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

    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 (Anti-Atlas, Rose Valley, oasis, desert, ...).


Our agency is located in M'hamid El Ghizlane, in Southern Morocco, Zagora province.
Pat: 47725024 RC 309/2809 No. IF 31832047


We will be happy to answer your questions. Do not hesitate to contact us for any information related to your Morocco desert excursion tour. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

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