2 days desert tour from marrakech to Zagora is a perfect intination to Morocco Sahara desert for those short in time while visiting Marrakech on a short break.
2 DAYS ZAGORA DESERT TOUR ITINERARY MAP
2 days desert tour from marrakech to Zagora
DAY 1 | Marrakech – Zagora
Your private 2 days Zagora desert tour from Marrakech
will start in the morning , your English speaking 4X4 driver will pick you up from your hotel or riad around 07h30 AM and start your 2 days desert tour from marrakech to Zagora with a journey crossing the High Atlas Mountains
with its Tizi Ntichka pass
After lunch at a local restaurant, continue to the oaziz Agdz where a visit to Kasbah Tamnougalt will be arranged with a Moroccan tea ceremony.
Continue your drive via Draa Valley
with its lush green oases dotted with hundreds of thousands of palm trees and fortified Kasbahs to Zagora
Upon arrival at the dunes of Tinfou
, your camel caravan
will be waiting for you to start your camel trekking adventure in the sand dunes and watch an amazing sunset before you continue to your Sahara desert camp
built in the middle of nowhere.
Dinner will be served under the stars while you are entertained by the local nomads plying with their drums.
Overnight at your private desert camp tent.
DAY 2 | Zagora - Ait Ben Haddou - Marrakech
If you wish, your desert camp hosts will wake you up early to watch the sunrise.
After a Moroccan breakfast, we will start today’s journey bay a drive back along Draa River. You will have the opportunity to stop at an oasis for a walk under the olive and palm trees, and visit a Berber fortified village.
By noon, we will reach the UNESCO world heritage village of Ait Ben Haddou
, famous for its Kasbah used as a back drop for various fashion magazines photo shoots, as well as a set for famous Hollywood epics like Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator.
After a visit to the Kasbah
, lunch will be served at a local restaurant with a stunning view over of the river and Kasbah.
In the afternoon, we continue our drive off the beaten track via the salt mines located between Ait Ben Haddou and the Village of Telouet.
Upon arrival to Telouet Kasbah
, we will learn about the history of the building and its previous owners ( Glaoui Family ) who were the considered the war lords of the region and the controllers of the trading caravans linking Marrakech and Fes with the Sahara desert all the way to Timboktou.
Later in the afternoon, we continue to Marrakech via the High Atlas Mountains.
Your two days desert trip from Marrakech will end at your hotel or riad.