Zagora 2 days desert trip
Take a private Zagora tour and enjoy the VIP treatment. Your own guide, fully qualified and accredited, will allow you to experience Zagora in the best possible way. Enjoy a big part of Morocco’s landscapes, geography and lifestyles. The tour takes you from the metropolitan city of Marrakesh to the perched Berber villages on the foothills of the mountains along the Atlas chain where the mountains change their color and form frequently making each and every corner of the road new to the eye.
Our private day tours and activities will allow you to enjoy the beauties of morocco – and have a really lovely day!
Availability: every day at 9:00 am
Destination: Zagora sand dunes
Pickup time: 8:30 am
Languages: French, English, Spanish, Italian,
Payment: Direct payment to the driver by any currency
Wear: Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
Duration: 2 Days 1 night in bivouac
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Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Agdz - Draa Valley - Zagora
Morning departure to the High Atlas across the Tizi-n-Tichka Atlas pass, with far-reaching views across the mountains, to the traditional High Atlas Berber villages. You continue to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site, Ait Benhaddou Kasbah, which is the most famous of all Moroccan kasbahs, largely due to its appearance in many Hollywood blockbusters with turrets on all the buildings, adorned with grilled windows and soft peach colored walls. It was one of the most important fortress strongholds on the old Salt Road caravan routes, where traders brought slaves, gold, ivory and salt from sub-Saharan Africa to Marrakesh and beyond. after that, have lunch at one of the restaurants at the foothills of the Kasbahs. Later on, continue to visit Ouarzazate ,then we will drive again through the beautiful valleys to reach Agdez and appreciate the view of its palm grove from a high point. We continue our desert trip to the city of Zagora, where the camels await you at the end of the paved road, to take you to the bivouac in the dunes just in time to witness the majestic sunset and take memorable photos. Once you arrive at the bivouac of Zagora desert, you are welcomed by the staff, given your tents and gather for a mint tea session to get to know each other and break the ice with other comers. The night in the desert camp has a clear sky and you can see countless stars and easily distinguish the constellations. After a nice homemade dinner, we gather around fire to enjoy a session of singing, dancing and laughing around fire, share beautiful moments and forget the world.
Day 2: Zagora - Draa Valley - Agdez - Ouarzazate - Tizi-N-Ticha - Marrakech
The second day of Zagora desert trip starts with an early breakfast, so you don't miss the awesome sunset Zagora has to offer, another opportunity to take beautiful pictures. Then Ride the camels back to meet the car at the end of the paved road. Leave Zagora behind and head straight back to ouarzazate via the Draa Valley and Agdez, where you will have lunch, before exploring the town.It is well known as a backdrop for many cinematographic works, as Ouarzazate is a noted film-making location.
In the afternoon, take the road back to Marrakesh.
What to Remember ?
Please be sure to bring warm clothing in the winter (no sleeping bags are required), light clothing in the summer, sunscreen, a hat, good walking shoes, a flashlight, and trousers (for the camel trek). Shorts and skirts are not recommended for the trek as the saddles can cause skin irritation.
What's included ?
• Pick up and return to your accommodation in Marrakech
• Modern passenger transport by minibus
• English speaking guide and driver
• One night in a nomad tent with dinner and breakfast
• 2 ballad camel's fortunes
What is not included?
• Personal purchases
• Lunch from 2 to 10 euro
• Entrance fees 1 to 5 euro, local guide 3 euro