Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate – Agdez – Draa Valley – Zagora
The excursion to the dunes of Zagora from Marrakech will allow you to experience the desert and explore the real charm of the Sahara.
The first site to visit will be the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou in the province of Ouarzazate. A UNESCO World Heritage site that presents a striking example of Morocco’s pre-Saharan architecture.
In the afternoon, you will continue your excursion to the Draa Valley via the Anti Atlas and the Berber village of Agdez. This will give you time to stroll through the wonderful oases and date palms that abound with fruit around this charming valley. When you arrive in Zagora, you will enjoy its dunes on camels and watch the fascinating sunset to finally enjoy a lively evening and an overnight stay at the bivouac under the stars after a traditional dinner around the fire.
Day 2: Zagora – Draa Valley – Agdez – Ouarzazate – Tizi-N-Ticha – Marrakech
Morning wake up to watch the sunrise over the dunes of Zagora. Then, return to the Kasbah of Taourirt and visit the film studio which has had the shooting of famous films such as: Kingdom of Heaven, Gladiator, Asterix and Cleopatra, The Legionary and others. Visitors are seduced by the Egyptian temples reconstructed in the middle of the desert and by the two pharaohs on the entrance door testifying to the sublime decorations that remain inside the site. Return to Marrakech via the Tichka Pass scheduled at 19:30 and recovery at your place of residence.
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Nothing is more exciting than a trip to one of the beautiful places in Morocco. That is why we organize in groups a very entertaining shared tour to the most beautiful views in Morocco.
To Zagoura, in a group of maximum 17 tourists gathering same thoughts and ambitions, we will guide them to discover the charm of the desert in Morocco.
Desert tents, fire in the night, camels and dunesof Tinfo, M’hamid and Erg chegaga, and here you are living the legend of one thousand and one night and enjoying the winds of Aladin.
The program of the trip is detailed and exhaustive to satisfy all your demands, so that you can enjoy each moment with your partners in the excursion. The greatest part in a shared tour is the fact that partners share the fees.
* Discover real beauty of nature through a road full of views passing cross high atlas.
* Have a look on Casbah ait ben haddou, village of Kasbah and ouarzazate city.
* In our road to Zagoura, you will discover Agdez and the Draa valley.
* Live the life of a Berber citizen: sitting on sand dunes, eating Berber traditional dish, sit on the back of a camel and sleep under the stars.
* See the sunset, and wake up early to enjoy the sunrise, a very delicious traditional breakfast, and a magnificent view for the dunes, the Kasbah and oases.
This trip is a great opportunity for people who do not have time to visit the all those cities. 2 days are enough to take you to Zagoura and give you a chance to relax in the hands of nature.
In the winter, it will be so wise if you bring with you warm cloths, while no sleeping bags are required.
In summer, it will be appropriate if you bring light cloths, a hat, good walking shoes, flashlight, trousers and of course sunscreen.
We may not recommend skirts and shorts to avoid any skin irritation.
Day1: From Marrakech to Zagoura camp
Before 8:00 in the morning, a minibus will come to pick you up, and take you in a very comfortable vehicle and air conditioned to start the trip from Marrakech.
The Atlas Mountains are always a good opportunity to enjoy the views and have a look on the seducing sights of Morocco, just like Casbah Ait ben haddou, which entrance is for free.
On our road, we will pass cross Hollywood of Morocco, where many Hollywood films had been filmed. Before getting to Ouarzazate, we will, depending on the schedule, to visit Atlas film studios, which entrance is for 3euros and it is not included in the tour fees.
We keep on going on our road to Zagoura, after Ouarzazate, passing across Draa valley, to reach Zagoura, and get on the back of a camel and go to Zagoura Camp. Each tourist have the right to choose how to go to the camp: camel, on feet or in vehicle.
In the desert camp, you will get dinner and breakfast in Berber bivouacs.
Day2 : From Zagoura to Marrakech
In the morning, you will have your Berber breakfast to go back in the vehicle to Marrakech.
All the way long, we will enjoy many stops with the views of Kasbahs and oasis , Ouarzazate and Atlas Mountains, to arrive finally to Marrakech at 6 or 7 in the evening.detailed information :