Zagora Desert and Draa Valley Day Trip From Ouarzazate

Day Trips & Excursions in Central Morocco

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Private day tour from Ouarzazate to the famous Draa valley & Zagora and even further to the sandy dunes of Tinfou.
Pick up in front of your hotel in Ouarzazate towards Agdez, the administrative village after we cross the Anti Atlas mountains and Tizi n’Tinifift pass. The Draa valley starts here and extends to more than 190 km, the ancient texts says that crocodiles were swimming in it. Along the valley we see many villages in both banks where locals praqctice agriculture as a main activity for living, gathering dates during August to October is popular here. The famous kasbah of Draa valley is Tamnougalt located on the left bank of the river. Zagora is an administrative centre famous for it’s panel “Tombouctou 52 days”. It was the cradle of Saadian dynasty who ruled Morocco during the fifteenth century. 18 km far from Zagora, an old village called Tamgrout. Tamegroute is an old religious centre; a library of the most precious manuscripts and green pottery factories. 7 km further to achieve the first sand dune called Tinfou where you can ride a camel or just walk over the hill. Lunch will be in Zagora then return to Ouarzazate by the afternoon.This trip will make you taste and feel the desert if you only have one day.

What’s included

  • Private tour
  • Lunch
  • Driver
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
  • The listed price does not include a per person security surcharge, payable at the time of tour check-in. The security surcharge is required by our local supplier and is not within our control.

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
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