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Private 2-Days Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora

Door of desert life focuses around an oasis ribbon kasbahs; Ouarzazate offers a striking contrast with northern Morocco. Its position at the crossroads of Draa valley and Dades make an easy starting point or an obligatory step for the routes to the south of morocco.

per adult from

$359

AUD

Duration

2 days

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • pick-up / drop-off from your accommodation in Marrakech.
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan/4WD with an English speaking driver.
    • 1 hour guided to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah with local guide.
    • Standard sleeping camp and camel ride in Sahara.
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Soda/Pop
    • Gratuities (Optional)
    • Entry/Admission - Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui

  • Day 1: Day 1 : Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah - Zagora.

    Stop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Douar Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45000 Morocco
    Departure from Marrakech At 07H30 to Ouarzazate we pass over the High Atlas Mountains via col Tizin Tichka. During the journey we will enjoy many beautiful scenes of the Berber villages, elevated views of the mountains, before to arrive to Ouarzazate of 30 Km there is the fortified Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, built in the 11th century. Once up on a time this Kasbah was the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakesh. It is situated on a hill along the Ounila River and has some beautiful examples of Kasbahs, which unfortunately sustain damage during each rainstorm and windstorms. Most of the town’s inhabitants now live in a more modern village at the other side of the river; however, around five families are still living within this Kasbah. Ait Benhaddou Kasbah has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 and several films have been shot there, including Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Time Bandits (1981), The Jewel of the Nile (1985), Kundun (1997), Gladiator (2000) and Alexander (2004).From this beautiful fortified Kasbah.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Stop At: Draa Valley, Zagora 45600 Morocco
    a short break and toillet...
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Zagora, Zagora, Souss-Massa
    the journey goes on via Agdez Draa valley to Zagora. Camel ride about 1h30 to see the sunset. Dinning and sleeping in a Berber tent in the middle of desert.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: camel ride in Sahara and private sleeping camp.

    Day 2: Day 2 : Zagora - Ouarzazate - Marrakech.

    Stop At: Ouarzazate, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa
    if you wake up early you can admire the magic sunrise, berber breakfast then take camels again around one hour and half, meet your driver and drive back to Ouarzazate (Hollywood of Africa, Noiselessly town, the door of the desert), is a city situated in the middle of a bare plateau, south of the High Atlas Mountains. It is mainly inhabited by Berbers, who constructed many of the prominent Kasbahs and building for which the area is known. One of those building is Taourirt Kasbah diverted in 17th century. Why this town is nicknamed as Hollywood of Africa? Simply because it has been noted as a film-making location, with Morocco’s biggest studios inviting many international film companies to shoot their movies like: Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Living Daylights (1987), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), The Mummy (1999), Gladiator (2000), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Martin Scorsese’s Kundun (1997) and Babel (2005).
    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui, Proche Telouet, Telouet 45252 Morocco
    after visiting Ouarazate Afterwards we return to Marrakech via Telouet village.

    -visit Kasbah Telouet (optional)

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Marrakesh, Morocco
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Marrakesh, Morocco
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Safari Desert Tours

Activity ID: V-139060P15

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