2- Day Journey from Marrakech to Zagora Desert

Cultural & Theme Tours in Zagora

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Enjoy your trip to Zagora desert the landscapes of Atlas Mountains and beautiful clay villages. Discover the wonders of the Moroccan south with traditional, warm, friendly berber  welcome with cup of tea. Embark on the experience of being entertained with ambiance of camel rides in which you trek through the palm groves and oases. Enjoy the sunrise and sunset and sleep in a typical Berber tent in Zagora. See the ancient Kasbahs and more…
DAY 1: MARRAKECH - AIT BEN HADDOU – ZAGORA Early morning after breakfast, leave Marrakech and drive towards the Door of Sahara Desert crossing the magnificent Tizi n’Tichka pass, admire the landscapes of Atlas Mountains and amazing Berber villages. First stop will be at the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, A UNESCO World Heritage landmark, where many famous movies were filmed such as Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator. After discovery of Kasbah, head to the south throughout Draa Valley and authentic clay villages with its charming mud houses, in the way to Zagora city, stop for lunch at leisure in Agdez, a small town in mid-south eastern of Morocco, it's a beautiful place to relax and get in touch with nature. Capture memorable photos that will remain in memories of your tour to Morocco. On arrival to Zagora, watch sunset and enjoy learning how to ride camels; then trek through the palm groves and oases on way to Berber tents for dinner and overnight.DAY 2: ZAGORA – Door of Sahara Desert – Red CityToday get up early (optional) to watch sunrise, enjoy your breakfast and the fresh breeze far from bustling cities. Afterwards head to the Hollywood of Africa "Ouarzazate", visit the cinema museum which contains film sets and objects used in movies. Then move to discover the most beautiful Kasbahs in the country "the Taourirt Kasbah", former residence of the Glaoui's family that ruled the region during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. After lunch, leave Ouarzazate crossing the High Atlas Mountains, via the magnificent Tizi in Tichka pass. Once in Marrakech the driver will drop you off at your accommodation.

What’s included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle WI-Fi
  • Bilingual driver
  • Camel ride in Zagora
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • Overnight in a Berber camp
  • Free time to explore the sites
  • insurance
  • Fuel during the entire journey
  • Folkloric campfire under the sky
  • Free stops to take photos and admire the landscape
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

What’s not included

  • Lunches
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses