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Tour Duration

3 days
Item Code: 09-11447
When: January 1, 2024 12:00 am - December 31, 2024 12:00 am

Overview

2-Day Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora

Embark on an extraordinary journey with our private 2-day desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora, where the enchanting allure of Morocco’s Sahara unfolds before your eyes. This exclusive expedition promises an immersive experience, introducing you to the breathtaking landscapes of Draa Valley and the mesmerizing Zagora desert.

Highlights

Tour Outline

 Day 1 :Marrakech to Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou to Zagora

A Scenic 7-Hour Drive

Your adventure kicks off with a 7:30 AM departure from your hotel or riad in Marrakech. Traverse the High Atlas Mountains and Tizi N’tichka pass, encountering picturesque Berber villages along the way. Take in the scenery, capture moments, and relish a cup of mint tea during well-timed stops.

Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Arrive at Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou, a world-renowned UNESCO World Heritage site. Immerse yourself in its historical charm, once a backdrop for Hollywood epics like Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia. Enjoy a leisurely visit guided by locals before savoring a relaxing lunch in either Kasbah Air Ben Haddou or Ouarzazate.

Journey through Draa Valley

Continue your odyssey through the Anti Atlas Mountains, the Berber Village of Agdez, and Draa Valley – home to Morocco’s largest date palm plantation. As the day concludes, reach Zagora for a magical camel trek over the desert, relishing a breathtaking sunset before retiring to your desert camp for a night of Moroccan delights.

 Day2 : Zagora to Ouarzazate to Marrakech

Sunrise Camel Ride and Ouarzazate Exploration

Awaken to a sunrise camel ride and a hearty Moroccan breakfast. Head back to Marrakech . Enjoy a leisurely lunch before commencing your return journey to Marrakech via the Tizi Ntichka pass, arriving back at your accommodation late afternoon.

Includes / Excludes

Included

Not included

Know Before You Go :

Essential Information for an Unforgettable Experience

  • Zagora’s Unique Landscape: While Zagora is a flat rock desert with minimal sand dunes, its distinctive beauty captivates every traveler.
  • Driving Time: The 7-hour drive from Marrakech to Zagora excludes sightseeing stops. Plan accordingly for a comfortable journey.
  • Seasonal Considerations: Winter in the Zagora desert can be cold; pack warm sleeping attire.
  • Camel Ride Essentials: Wear jeans or long shorts for the camel trek to avoid direct contact with the saddle.
  • Camp Facilities: Charging stations for cameras and phones are available in public areas, not inside tents.
  • Packing Suggestions: Sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and sturdy walking shoes enhance your tour experience.

Frequently Asked Questions :

Covering 355 kilometers, the journey takes approximately 7 hours, excluding stops.

  • The camp offers outlets for charging, but private bathrooms are not available.

Although Zagora is a flat rock desert, its unique charm surpasses the absence of traditional sand dunes.

Enjoy approximately 1-hour camel rides during both sunset and sunrise.

Quad bike rentals in Zagora are not facilitated; the experience revolves around the serene beauty of the desert.

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