2-Days Zagora Trip from Marrakech to atlas and Camel Trek and Desert Camp
The 2 days 1 night tour to Zagora desert is a condensed experience that lets the traveller enjoy a big part of Morocco’s landscapes, geography and lifestyles. The tour takes you from the metropolitan city of Marrakech to the perched berber villages on the foothills of the mountains along the Atlas chain where the mountains change their color and form frequently making each and every corner of the road new to the eye. The road continues through beautiful small oases before arriving to the immense palm grove of the Draa valley. Once in zagora, the tour includes a camel ride for about 40 minutes during a majestic sunset to reach the nomad tents in the bivouac behind the hills. On the way back during the second day of Zagora tour, you have the opportunity to visit many attractions on the road, including the beautiful kasbahs in Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou and some cinematographic locations before heading back to Marrakech
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What's included :
- 1x Breakfast
- 1x Dinner
- Accommodation included: 1 night
- camel per person
- transportation in munibus
What's excluded :
- All Fees and Taxes
- Entry/Admission - Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
- Entry/Admission - Taourirt Kasbah
- Entry/Admission - Atlas Film Studio
Day 1: Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Agdez – Zagora
Stop At: Marrakech-Safi, Marrakech-Safi
Following a morning pickup from your accommodation in Marrakech, hop aboard your air-conditioned minivan and head out of the city toward the High Atlas Mountains to begin your tour. Take the Tizi-n-Tichka pass through traditional Berber villages where local shepherds herd their flocks, and enjoy panoramic views of Morocco’s open countryside.
Stop for refreshments at a local cafe (own expense) before heading on to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou, a famous film production location. Enjoy free time to visit the site, or hire a local guide (own expense) to explore in greater detail.
Just after midday, continue on to Ouarzazate for lunch at your leisure (own expense). Perhaps visit Taourirte Kasbah, where people from the Atlas, Drâa and Dadès Valleys have traded and socialized for centuries.
In the early afternoon, continue on through the Anti Atlas Mountains to the oasis of Agdz and enjoy time to relax, then carry on past the palm trees and Berber villages of the Drâa Valley to Zagora. On arrival, meet your camel caravan and set off on your camel trekking adventure deep into the Zagora Desert.
Enjoy beautiful views of the setting sun on route to your desert camp, then enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner under the stars as locals play traditional folk songs for your entertainment.
Overnight: Accommodation at a private tent in a Bedouin desert camp with showers and bathroom ( outside your tent ).
Duration: 8 hours
Pass By: Palacio da Bahia, 5 Rue Riad Zitoun el Jdid, Marrakech 40000 Morocco
pick up area
Pass By: Jardin Majorelle, Rue Yves Saint Laurent, Marrakech 40090 Morocco
pick up area
Stop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Douar Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45000 Morocco
visite and lunch
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Taourirt Kasbah, Avenue Mohammed V, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
stop for few menuts
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Atlas Film Studio, Km 5, road of Marrakech BP 28, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
Duration: 15 minutes
Pass By: Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa
Pass By: Moroccan Sahara, Ouarzazate Morocco
• Dinner: at the desert camp
Accommodation included: overnight in berber camp at the zagora desert
Day 2: Day 2 : Zagora – Draa valley – Agdez – Ouarzazate – Tizi-N-Ticha - Marrakech
Stop At: Zagora, Zagora, Souss-Massa
The second day of Zagora desert trip starts with an early breakfast, so you don't miss the awesome sunset Zagora has to offer, another opportunity to take beautiful pictures. Then Ride the camels back to meet the car at the end of the paved road. Leave Zagora behind and head straight back to the fortified village of Ait benhaddou, where you will have lunch, before exploring the site, declared by the UNESCO as a world heritage site. The village is known as a backdrop for many cinematographic works, the most famous ones are 'The gladiator', 'Lawrence of Arabia' and even some scenes of the classi 'Game of thrones' were shot in this village. Seven families still live in the old village of Ait benhaddou, the rest have moved to the other side of the valley, a more modern side. Ksar Ait benhaddou was a pausing station for the caravanes traveling along the Ounila valley, the merchants either exchange goods here and go back to the desert, or pause to rest then continue to Marrakech, they used to trade salt, silver and slaves.
After visiting the Ksar of Ait benhaddou, we will take the road back to Marrakech, to arrive there at around 6 or 7pm, where your driver will drop you at the location of your choice.
Duration: 7 hours
Pass By: Zagora, Zagora, Souss-Massa
Zagora Markets, N12, Zagora 47900 Morocco
Pass By: Ait Azzi, Ait Azzi, Marrakech-Safi
Stop At: Tizi n Tichka, Imlil Village, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
Duration: 30 minutes
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Argana, Jamâa el-fnna, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Departure Time :6:30 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Infant seats available
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 17 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.