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Agdz crafts traditions include carving, pottery and basket-weaving, and you might spot a few prime examples outside shops downtown or at the Thursday souq (October and November).


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Bedouin Desert Camp, Atlas Mountains 2-Day Private Tour

Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Zagora - Mhamid - Erg Lihoudi DunesDepart from Marrakech at 7am and head towards Tizn’t Tichka. At an altitude of 7,414.7 ft (2260 meters), it is the highest mountain pass in North Africa. Passing through beautiful Berber villages, you can discover the colors of the High Atlas Mountains. See the UNESCO world heritage classified Ait Benhaddou Kasbah with a guide after lunch at a local restaurant. Continue in the direction of Agdz and see the beautiful Draa Valley. Take another break in Zagora before reaching the village of M’Hamid, where camels will be waiting for you. An hour-long camel trek will bring you to the camp in the dunes of Erg Lihoudi in time for the sunset. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the desert, and have dinner around a campfire.Day 2: Erg Lihoudi Dunes - M’Hamid - Zagora - Ouarzazate - MarrakechWake up early and have the unique experience of watching the sun rise over the dunes. After breakfast ride your camel back to M’Hamid, where you can take a hot shower in the local hotel. The return route will take you back through Zagora and Agdz, with a lunch break and a guided visit of the cinema studios (optional) in Ouarzazate. Arrival back in Marrakech around 6pm.

$466.14 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Marrakech Sahara Desert 3-Day Tour with Ouarzazate

Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate (D)After a morning pickup from either your Marrakech hotel or centrally located meeting point, relax aboard the air-conditioned coach, minivan or sedan – depending on the size of your group – as you travel from the Marrakech Plains through the High Atlas Mountains along the Tizi N´Tichka, the highest mountain pass in North Africa at 7,415 feet (2,260 meters). Stop in a small town along the way for lunch (own expense) before continuing to your destination: Ouarzazate. Nicknamed the ‘Desert’s Gate,’ this high-elevation capital city lies on a bare plateau south of the mountains. Like the nickname suggests, it's the gateway to the Sahara Desert. Head to your hotel for check-in and enjoy dinner with your travel companions before your first overnight stay.Overnight: Hotel Kenzi Azghor (or similar) in OuarzazateDay 2: Ouarzazate – Zagora – M'hamid (B,D)Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before embarking on a day trip to Zagora, a town in the Draa River Valley. For centuries this valley served as a link between the Sahara and northern Morocco for the trading caravan routes that passed by the river.Sit back and soak up the views on the drive through beautiful small Moroccan towns and Berber villages along the river, including Agdz and Zagora. Arriving in M'hamid in the evening, enjoy a 4*4 ride as you head to a Berber campsite. Go for a sunset camel ride and before you will have dinner and stay overnight in traditional tents for a real desert experience. Overnight: Berber campsite in M'hamidDay 3: M'hmid – Zagora – Marrakech (B)Rise and shine for an early breakfast before heading to the giant sand dunes of Erg Lihoudi to watch a sunrise over the Sahara Desert. Located near the desert oasis town of M’hamid, the sweeping 328-feet (100-meter) dunes of Erg Lihoudi are an incredible sight, especially at dawn. Don’t forget your camera for this once-in-a-lifetime experience! After your time at the sand dunes, it’s time to head back to Marrakech, located about 6.5 hours away. Stop in Ouarzazate for lunch (own expense), some free time and a guided visit of the Oscar Studios, before arriving back at your Marrakech hotel at around 8pm.

$323.87 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Desert Experience Private Guided Tour From Marrakech

Day 1: Marrakech – Ouarzazate – M’hamid (L, D) Get an early start on the day with 7am departure from your Marrakech accommodations, then leave the city behind as you drive to Ouarzazate, with a lunch break at Agdz, a caravanserai oasis with mud-brick kasbahs, palm groves, and a hidden desert prison. Continue through the palm-filled Draa Valley until the road ends at M’hamid, the final village before the Saharan sand dunes begin. Ride a camel between the dunes to a scenic desert camp, arriving in time for sunset over the sand. Spend the evening by the fire, listening to traditional desert blues singing, and eating under the stars. Overnight: Camp “Rêve Sahara” Day 2: Sahara Desert – Ouarzazate – Marrakech (B, L) Wake up for sunrise in the dunes, pause for breakfast, then ride a camel back to M’hamid. Follow the same route as the previous day, with a stop in the Draa Valley town of Tamegroute to see the community’s traditional green desert pottery, underground kasbah, and an ancient Koranic library that was once an important center of Sufi learning. Stop in Ouarzazate for lunch, then make the return trip to Marrakech, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your accommodations.

$92.53 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Sahara Desert from Marrakech including Camel Ride

Day 1: Marrakesh – High Atlas – Ait Ben Haddou – Zagora – Camel Trek – Desert CampYou'll leave Marrakesh at 7am, pass through the Atlas Mountains and at 9:30 you will have a short stop for breakfast at the beginning of the mountains in Tadart Village. Afterward, you'll see Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah where you will have a long stop to explore The Ksar.Then it's off to Ouarzazate City, the Moroccan cinema capital, for a lunch stop. After, you will pass through Agdz and many Berber villages during your visit of the Draa Valley and its Palmeraie. From there, you will make your way to the Zagora Desert to start your 1.5-hour camel ride to the camp where tea and dinner will be served before playing some music around a fire.Day 2: Zagora – Ouarzazate – High Atlas – MarrakeshAfter breakfast you will be driven back to Marrakesh. There will be a stop for lunch in Ouarzazate City before making the rest of the way back to Marrakesh, arrive around 6pm.

$127.23 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-day Desert Safari to Merzouga from Marrakech

Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate - Dadès Gorges Your tour will begin at 7:20am from Marrakech and proceed toward the Dadès Gorges. First, you will travel by road and make your first stop in the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Next stop will be in Ouarzazate, "The Door of the Desert" for lunch and exploration. At the end of the day, you will finally reach the Dadès Gorges Valley, where you will enjoy a typical Moroccan dinner. Spend your night in a small hotel or hostel and admire an amazing view over the landscapes of the valley. Please note: In the second weekend of May and the last two days, there is the famous Rose Festival, so if you are lucky enough to travel through at this time, you can enjoy it!Day 2: Dadès Gorges - Toudra - MerzougaYour second day will begin with a traditional Moroccan breakfast in the hostel before getting ready for the departure to the Saharian village Merzouga, via the Toudra Gorges. On the way, you'll discover many Berber villages and colorful landscapes in the region. When traversing the Todra Gorges, they stand 300meters over the river so be wary when looking down! Lunch will take place on the road, and then you'll reach the city of Erfoud; well-known for their marine fossils that are hundreds of millions of years old. Once it gets close to the evening, you will enjoy a 1.5-hour trip via camels to Merzouga, where you will see the beautiful sunset sink below the sandy dunes. To finish this beautiful day, you will enjoy a good dinner in a campsite under the stars of Merzouga’s dune sky.Day 3: Merzouga - MarrakechOn the third day you will wake up at 6:30 am to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi, which is certainly the best moment in the desert of Merzouga to take pictures! You will also enjoy a typical Berber breakfast at the camp before riding your camels to the hostel back at Merzouga for a shower. You'll then head back to Marrakech via the incredible Draa Valley, passing through Tazzarine, Agdz and Ouarzazate, and traveling through the eternal Tizi n’Tichka pass and its panoramic views.

$783.95 Cultural & Theme Tours

5 DAYS TOUR TO MERZOUGA AND THE OASIS AND GREAT SOUTH FROM MARRAKECH

DAY 1: MARRAKECH - AIT BENHADDOU - OUARZAZATE After breakfast, leave for Ouarzazate with a walk through the High Atlas by the mountain Tizi N'Tichka (2,260 meters) with beautiful villages hanging on the slopes of the mountain stopping for lunch and a visit to the site World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou. (This famous kasbah has been used as a backdrop for more than 20 films.) Overnight in Ouarzazate DAY 2: OUARZAZATE - DADES GORGES - TODGHA GORGES – ERFOUD - MERZOUGA Departure after the breakfast lunch to skoura where we will visit the kasbah Amredhyle, one of the wonders of the "Route of the thousand kasbahs of the south. The road then leads us through the Valley of Roses where we will stop in Kella M'Gouna. Entitled boumalane and reach tinghir with its fabulous canyons. During the Todra canyons, we had lunch at a local restaurant. Later, we will have free time to walk around the "gorges". Continue through Tinjdad, where we will stop for lunch, before continue to Erfoud in which we will feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet, and we continue to Merzouga village where we will spend the night in a hotel. DAY 3: MERZOUGA - VISIT OF NOMAD FAMILY – DESERT CAMP AND CAMEL TREK We will wake up early and start our adventure, take the path to the village Khamlia to enjoy live music Gnawa, continue by a track that brings us back where the nomads they live visit and drink a hot tee under the berber tents, you discover a new sense of life. Return to the Village for lunch rupa. After midday we go camels waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes. We will spend the night in a bivouac. DAY 4: MERZOUGA - THE DRAA VALLEY - AGDZ Wake up in the morning to watch the sunrise in the desert. Return by camel to the hotel. After breakfast departure to the city of Rissani (Tafilalet: capital of the ancient Alawite sultans and seat of the Alawite dynasty). Then resume the road to Alnif, the oasis of Tazarine and N'Kob. Lunch on the spot. Continue through the Draa Valley and the Berber village of Agdz. Night donations to a hotel in the palm grove of Agdz. DAY 5: AGDZ - AIT BEN HADOU – OUNILA VALLEY - MARRAKECH Departure from Agdz in the morning, cross the small Atlas, to the kasbah of Tamdakht and the valley of Ounila (This valley was the obligatory passage of caravans between Marrakech and Ouarzazate, and constitutes an extraordinary environment throughout this valley, a striking contrast between the ocher of the earth and the rocks and the greenery of the plantations is offered to the walkers who take the time to observe it). Continuation to Telouet, visit the kasbah Glaoui (sometimes also called Palace of Glaoui, it is a kasbah built between the nineteenth century and the twentieth century, its most famous occupant is probably T hami El Glaoui). And for the afternoon return to Marrakech.