Zagora desert tour is a must do to discover Zagora desert as a part of Morocco desert. This journey will be a great experience to explore moroccan desert or as called moroccan Sahara.
Day 1 : From Marrakech to zagora desert through Atlas mountains and Daraa valley
The journey to the hybrid Zagora desert made of sand and mountains starts with a spectacular view crossing the Atlas mountains at a 2200m above the sea level, you'll be amazed by the beauty of the Berber villages perched into the mountains peaks and the greenery along the mountainous road.
Suddenly the scenery will switch to a desertic ones to announce the arrival to the desert's door the Kasbah ait ben haddou boarders. Once at the Kasbah you'll stop for a visit to get more in touch with the Berber and nomadic lifestyle and sneak into its old narrow streets full of mystery and treasures before getting to its top to enjoy the mesmerizing view of the whole village.
After the visit you'll head to the city of Ouarzazate to have a quick stop to enjoy the surrounding before hitting the road through the Daraa valley to reach Zagora desert of Morocco in the later afternoon where the camel guides will be waiting for you for a camel ride and camel trek and enjoy taking amazing pictures during sunset and its contrasted colours due to the reddish sand.
During the night the nomads will animate the night by playing some tamtams and djembe drums around the campfire.
Day 2 : From Zagora desert to Marrakech crossing the berber villages and Ouarzazate
Early in the morning before taking you breakfast, you should wake up to watch the sunrise, which is one of the highlight steps of this tour, such a mermerizing moment, the suns rises up slowely as everybody's waiting for this mythical phenomenon, the colors are switching from yellow to red and orange with the mountains shining because of the sunshine hitting its mineral surface.
Later on you'll meet our driver in the same place where he dropped you off, to hit the road to reach Marrakech, but before that you'll cross again the daraa valley and its palmgrove and oasis then the hight atlas mountains and reach Marrakech around the early evening or the late afternoon.
- Pick-up and drop-off
- Air-conditioned Minivan
- Professional driver
- Camel ride in the desert
- Luxury Tent (private toilet and warm shower)
- Half-board (Breakfast & Dinner)