Zagora desert tour

Zagora desert tours from Marrakech to experience Zagora Camel treks to the desert. An ideal desert introduction for those with limited time.

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Overview

This trip starts from Marrakech and proceeds to Zagora Sand Dunes Desert Tours from marrakech via Tizin’tichka Pass (2260m) which is in the heart of the Atlas Mountains. Keep your eyes open for the Berber villages tucked away in the mountainside and you will also visit Ait Ben Haddou, one of the world’s most magnificent Kasbahs. These authentic Berber villages have considerable world heritage where many movies has been filmed such as Lawrence of Arabia, Hidalgo, The Black Stallion Returns, Babel, Cleopatra, so no….

The trip goes through Ouarzazate the south pearl with its’ beautiful cinema studios, the Kasbah Taourirt, the old Galoui Palace, the river through the Draa Valley with many Kasbahs, the long palm tree oasis which produces famous dates, the village of Agdz, and then Zagora.. The massive adobe structures we see along the route are divided into houses that serve as habitations for families of these Kasbah villages where life has continued unchanged over many centuries.

Zagora is also known as “the gate of the Desert Tours from marrakech” it’s the last town before the palm oases where the road dissolves into nothing but sand and rocks as we drive through the sand dunes.

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Draa Valley – Zagora

Morning departure to Zagora throught the High Atlas mountains via the Tizi-n-Tichka 2260m pass and numerous Berber villages, to finally arrive at the UNESCO Ksar of Ait Benhaddou. Continuing the road to Zagora passing by the Anti Atlas mountains, Berber villages of Agdz and the amazing Draa Valley with its millions palm trees which is considerded the largestone in Morocco. Evening arrival Zagora. You will start your camel trekking into the middle of the desert for an overnight camp.

Day 2: Zagora – Draa Valley – Ouarzazate – Marrakech.

Morning sunrise on the dunes is something not to be missed. Camel trekking ride back to Zagora to reach your vehicle and start your trip back to Ouarzazate through the Draa valley and Agdz. In Ouarzazate you visit the Taourirt Kasbah and have lunch. Afternoon travel back to Marrakech

Included

  • Transport from and to Marrakech
  • Qualified and English speaking Driver
  • Accommodations: one night in Hotel and one night in desert camp
  • Safisfied Breakfast and dinner
  • Camel ride

Not Included

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tips

Prices

No. of People Price
2-3 180 Euros p.p
4-8 150 Euros p.p
9-12 75 Euros p.p

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atlasguidemorocco@yahoo.fr

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00212 6 67 49 13 52

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