Marrakech to Zagora 2 Days Desert Tour
The Marrakech to Zagora 2 Days Desert Tour starts from Marrakech. It is programmed to visit Zagora and enjoy camping in a comfortable tent for one night. During this 2 days tour from Marrakech to Zagora, you will have the opportunity to travel through amazing places such as the fascinating High Atlas Mountains and the famous pass Tizi N’Tichka and also visit inredible sites like Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou (Wold Heritage Site).
Day 1: Marrakech – Kasbah Aït Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Draa Valley – Zagora Camp
The tour starts from Marrakech at 8:00 am in the morning. After crossing the Atlas Mountains, we will reach the first place of curiosity – Kasbah Aït Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. Aït Benhaddou is also known as “Hollywood of Morocco”, where a number of popular Hollywood movies such as The Mummy, Gladiator, Prince of Persia have been filmed. We may visit the Atlas film studios during the tour; either on the first or the second day, depending on the tour schedule (entrance fee is 3 Euros; excluding tour fees).
After visiting Ouarzazate, we will continue the trip through the Draa Valley and the beautiful Oasis. When we will reach Zagora, we will go for a camel ride in the desert which will take us to the Berber desert camp.
If anyone doesn’t wish to ride camels, he/she can walk with the guide or take the transport to the Berber desert camp. Our stay will include accommodation in Berber bivouacs with full bedding, dinner and next day morning breakfast.
Day 2: Zagora – Draa-Valley – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After a traditional Berber breakfast, we will go for a camel ride to explore the surrounding areas. Then we will return back to Marrakech through the Draa Valley, Ouarzazate and over the Atlas Mountains with many exciting stops on the way. We will reach Marrakech around 6 pm or 7 pm depending on traffic.