2 Days desert tour from marrakech to Zagora
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Draa Valley – Zagora
Pick up from your accommodation in Marrakech at 8 o´clock in the morning, and depart to the High Atlas mountains going through Tizi N´Tichka pass with stops for panoramic views. On the way we will see many Berber villages. Then we continue to the south and detour to take 6 km of another road that will take us to the ksar (fortified village) of Ait Ben Haddou where we will visit the famous Kasbah (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). Famous films have been shot in this spectacular stage, including Gladiator , Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penélope Cruz…etc.
Free time for lunch in town. Then we continue to Zagora through the Anti Atlas mountains where we suggest some stops to take pictures. After 2 hours driving we arrive at our destination “Zagora desert” at about 5pm We leave the car there to ride the camels towards the camp of Berber tent, the ride takes about one hour and we get just to see the sunset.
After dinner we´ll enjoy a show with drums and Berber music. We spend the night in the camp, sleeping in the nomad tent under the star lights in the heart of the desert.
Day 2 : Zagora – Tamnougalt – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
We wake up early in the morning to watch the sunrise from a small dune next to the camp. After breakfast we return back to Zagora on the camels and again in our car we drive towards the Draa Valley. On the way we make some stops to take pictures and enjoy the beautiful landscape of the valley that runs along the Draa river. This river is the longest in Morocco and flows through the whole country reaching Mauritania to end in the Atlantic Ocean. We`ll go then through the Anti Atlas to reach Ourzazate where we can visit Taourirt Kasbah, the cinema Studios and the Cinema Museum if you wish. Then we start the way back to Marrakech.
Stop at Tizi N´Tichka port and free time for lunch.After lunch we continue our trip and in about 2 hours we reach Marrakech, transfer to the hotel and end of our services.
- A/C deluxe minibus driven by an English / French driver / guide ( Maximum 17 passengers )
- Pickup & Drop off at your accommodation
- Overnight at Zagora dunes desert camp including camel trekking, dinner and breakfast
- Free time to explore the sites such as Ait Benhaddou, kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,..Etc
- Personal spending
- Beverages & Lunches