If you're in Marrakech for longer than a weekend break, there is nothing more authentic than a desert trip where you spend the night in a traditional Berber tent.
ItineraryDay 1: Day 1: Ait Ben Haddou - Draâ Valley - ZagoraPass By: Merzouga Dunes Tour Company, Merzouga, Meknes-Tafilalet RegionOn the first day we leave Marrakech behind at 8 am, on the road to Zagora. On the way we pass through the Tizi-N-Tichka mountain pass, a road which crosses the High Atlas 2260 metres up, and from where various Berber villages can be seen.Having made a brief stop at the Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, we continue on the way to Zagora, crossing the Anti Atlas and seeing the Berber village of Agdez, the Draâ Valley and its palm grove, the last sign of vegetation before entering the desert.The tour arrives in Zagora with enough time to ride a camel and enjoy the desert sunset, and having eaten a traditional dinner we spend the night in an authentic Berber tent with a drum show.Pass By: Merzouga Dunes, Merzouga, Meknes-Tafilalet RegionShare experienceStop At: Taourirt Kasbah, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa-Draa RegionVisit Taourirt KasbahDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou, Souss-Massa-Draa Region1 Hour to visit the old town Kasbah Ait Ben HaddouDuration: 1 hourPass By: Zagora Markets, Zagora, Souss-Massa-Draa RegionDesert tourStop At: Tizi n Tichka, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa-Draa Regiona stop in high mountains to take some picturesDuration: 5 minutesStop At: Draa Valley, Zagora, Souss-Massa-Draa Regionto see Draa Valley, more than 100 km of palms tree.Duration: 10 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Day 2: Zagora - Draâ Valley - OuarzazatePass By: Marrakech Souk, Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionWaking up early on day 2 to enjoy an unmissable sight: daybreak in the desert. After the sun has risen, and having eaten a good breakfast, we return to Zagora by camel to continue the excursion (depending on the type of camp, your breakfast and shower might be before the camel ride). Once again we pass through the Draâ Valley and Agdez to arrive at Ouarzazate, where we will visit the Taourit Kasbah.In the afternoon we leave back on the road to Marrakech. You may eat in Ouarzazate or on the road.The tour arrives back in Marrakech in the late afternoon.Pass By: Agdz Café Restaurant bereber townNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.