2 DAY TOUR MARRAKECH — ZAGORA DESERT — MARRAKEECH.
Day 1: Marrakech – Atlas mountains – Agdez – Draa Valley – Zagora – Camel ride & overnight in A nomadic Berber fire-camp:
Our wonderful expedition is going to start at 8:00 am. We will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech towards Zagora, across some of Morocco’s marvelous destinations.
On the way we are going to experience the beauty of Atlas Mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka the highest road in Morocco with an altitude of 2260m, offering you charming views as far as the eye can see , valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages. We will stop by, so you can get the chance to take some great pictures, and to admire the beauty of this area dotted with tiny berberic villages.
After a quiet stay, we will resume our tour, until we reach the beautiful city of Ouarzazate, also known as “Africa’s Hollywood”, a city that attracted with its unique landscapes many producers to give it a part in the film, with its biggest film studios in Morocco, and of course the famous Kasbah of Taourirt. We will enjoy a traditional lunch in this beautifuil Hollywood of Africa.
Afterwards, we will head to Draa Valley crossing the second pass which is Tizi N’Tnifift at (5610 feet), and the former route of caravans for Sahara traders coming from “Tombouktou”. In Draa Valley You will have the opportunity to explore the biggest palm grove on our way, in a mood of ancient caravans with spectacular views.
Eventually, arriving at Zagora, a place that is inextricably linked with the Sahara Desert, that’s why after restoring with a relaxing mint tea; camels will carry you, into a wonderful world through the sandy dunes of Zagora, under a panoramic view of unique sunset of the Sahara. To finally get to our traditional well-equipped camp, in a relaxing mood you will enjoy a traditional dinner while listening to a local music show.
Overnight at the traditional camp.
Day 2: Zagora – Draa Valley – Agdez – Ouarzazate – Ait Banhaddou – Telouet Kasbah – Tizi n’Tichka – Marrakech:
Before breakfast, it is recommended to wake up early so you cannot miss one of the most beautiful sunrises in your life. Afterwards we will switch back to our vehicles so we can resume our expedition together; towards Draa Valley passing by scenic views, in a route follows the piste through the oasis, and tiny Berber villages all over the road.
To finally arrive to Ouarzazate, and this time we will explore the Kasbah of Taourirt an architecture masterpiece from the Berber culture; also you will see the famous film studios in Ouarzazate.
Next we will head over to a world Heritage site the Kasbah of Ait ben Haddou, this place belongs to one of the most important families between the 16th and 17 th century in Morocco, “the Glaoui’s family” ; and a place that attracted many film makers, that he took a part in their movies such as “Jesus of Nazareth”. A lunch is planned for you to enjoy it in this historical area.
Afterwards we continue towards the historical Kasbah of Telouet, located in a fertile valley surrounded by palm, fig and olive trees. The Kasbah stands alone with its original zellij tile decorated with the Jewish Star of David, preserved silks and grand remnants of the El Pacha Glaoui family.
By a scenic road, full of spectacular views, our tour continues to the red city Marrakech, where we will drop you at your accommodation, and here unfortunately our unforgettable experience will end.
Included in this tour:
✓ Private tour in a comfortable A/C vehicle.
✓ Private driver/guide during the trip.
✓ Pick up / drop off from Hotel/Riad.
✓ Accommodation in hotels during the tour.
✓ Sleeping in the desert camp.
✓ Camel trek in the desert.
✓ Dinners and breakfasts.
✗ Plane ticket to and from Morocco.
✗ Lunches and drinks during the tour.
✗ Entrance fees to museums and attractions.