Marrakech to Zagora 2-Day Desert Tour Including Camel Trek

Outdoor Activities in Morocco
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Tour description

At 07:30 AM departure from your accommodation to start the tour to the dunes of Zagoura, throught the great high Atlas Mountain crossing the Tizi-n-Tichka pass (2 260 m) of altitude. In this tour we will experience: • a Berber life, traditions and culture, • experience a camel ride • sleeping Berber tent, • discover the culture and traditions from the south of Morocco

Day 1: Marrakech – Tichka Pass – ZagouraAt 07:30 AM departure from your accommodation to start the tour to the dunes of Zagoura, throught the great high Atlas Mountain crossing the Tizi-n-Tichka pass (2 260 m) of altitude. In our way we will stop to visit to an argan refining cooperative.Entrance to the green valley of the Draa, through the Tizi-n-Tiniffift road from where you can contemplate a panoramic view of the river of Draa valley, during which you can appreciate the progression of the landscape, from the green and fresh palm groves to the warm desert dunes. In the village of Tamgrout, visit the ancient pottery workshops and its centenary library, whose volumes date from the 11th century. Back to Zagoura and camel ride through the desert, to watch the sunset from the top of the palm groove the biggest one in Morocco. Dinner and night with show of traditional music in a typical desert camp.Day 2: Zagoura - Ouarzazate - Kasbah of ait ben haddou - MARRAKECHEarly wake up for the sunrise and camel ride back. Tour along the Draa Valley, sometimes it will descend through unpaved routes into the oasis to closely observe the landscapes and way of life in these orchards. In Ait ben Haddou, you will take a guided tour of its famous and ancient Kasbah. Through unpaved routes up the impressive Ounila valley. Return route through the High Atlas Mountains. Arrival in Marrakech at the end of the afternoon and transfer to your Riad / Hotel.

What's included

  • Overnight accommodation
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Snacks
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Camel ride in the desert
  • Fuel surcharge

What's not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1: Marrakech – Tichka Pass – Zagoura At 07:30 AM departure from your accommodation to start the tour to the dunes of Zagoura, throught the great high Atlas Mountain crossing the Tizi-n-Tichka pass (2 260 m) of altitude. In our way we will stop to visit to an argan refining cooperative. Entrance to the green valley of the Draa, through the Tizi-n-Tiniffift road from where you can contemplate a panoramic view of the river of Draa valley, during which you can appreciate the progression of the landscape, from the green and fresh palm groves to the warm desert dunes. In the village of Tamgrout, visit the ancient pottery workshops and its centenary library, whose volumes date from the 11th century. Back to Zagoura and camel ride through the desert, to watch the sunset from the top of the palm groove the biggest one in Morocco. Dinner and night with show of traditional music in a typical desert camp.

Day 2: Day 2: Zagoura - Ouarzazate - Kasbah of ait ben haddou - MARRAKECH Early wake up for the sunrise and camel ride back. Tour along the Draa Valley, sometimes it will descend through unpaved routes into the oasis to closely observe the landscapes and way of life in these orchards. In Ait ben Haddou, you will take a guided tour of its famous and ancient Kasbah. Through unpaved routes up the impressive Ounila valley. Return route through the High Atlas Mountains. Arrival in Marrakech at the end of the afternoon and transfer to your Riad / Hotel.