Location of Sahara Safari Camp

Accessible, Safe & Peaceful Wilderness Location in the Southern Draa Valley

Sahara Safari Camp, Ait Isfoul, near Tagounite, Zagora region, Morocco.

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From Marrakech the Sahara Safari Camp can be reached in a day by 4×4 on a long (but scenically diverse) drive through the High Atlas to Ouarzazate and along the palm-filled plantations and fields of the Draa Valley to Zagora on the fringe of the Sahara. From Ouarzazate the drive to the camp takes 4-5 hours.

Distances by Road

>  Ouarzazate to Sahara Safari Camp (235 km, 4-5 hours)
>  Marrakech to Sahara Safari Camp (435 km, 6-7 hours)
>  Taroudant to Sahara Safari Camp (440 km, 6-7 hours)
>  Agadir (via Tazenakht) to Sahara Safari Camp (520 km, 7-8 hours)
>  Imlil (via Tizi n’Test) to Sahara Safari Camp (540 km, 7-8 hours)

All timings indicated are approximate and exclude photo stops/sightseeing/meals en route.

By Private Transfer

Transfers to/from camp from Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Zagora or Agadir can be arranged by us in either a Toyota H1 style people carrier vehicle, or by 4×4 (for adventurous off-road tours).

By Public Bus (CTM)

If you are travelling on a longer budget/independent travel adventure through Morocco you can reach Tagounite by public bus (CTM) from Marrakech (or Ouarzazate).  There is a daily bus from Marrakech which departs at 11 AM, arriving at Tagounite at approx. 7 PM.  The bus makes 3 stops en route and costs 145 dirhams per person each way (and sometimes a small charge for luggage).  Our staff will meet you in Tagounite and transfer you to camp from there by high-clearance vehicle (100 dirhams per person).

By Hire Car

If you are arriving in a hire car you can park securely near Ait Isfoul village and ride a camel or walk to camp. Parking is free. If you travel in a self-drive 4×4 you will be able to drive directly to camp after rendezvous with one of our camp staff who will guide you.

On a Guided Private Adventure Tour

The Sahara Safari Camp is included on several guided tailor-made itineraries from Marrakech or Agadir.

Our ATOL-licensed and TTA bonded tour operating partner, Specialist Morocco, offers excellent value 8 day ‘Highlights of Southern Morocco’ tours with guaranteed private departures (minimum 2 people)  combining Riad Africa in Marrakech with Sahara Safari Camp plus Dar Tassa in the High Atlas, or can tailor a holiday to suit your requirements.

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