2 Days to Zagora Desert
DAY 1: MARRAKECH- HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS- AIT BEN HADDOU-ZAGORA DESERT.
Your 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora with Nomadic Tribes Tours departs around 07h30 AM, Our driver/guide will pick you up from your location and start your 2 days trip from Marrakech to desert Zagora through Tizi N’tichka pass (2260 m. alt) driving past different adobe Berber villages, and locals herding their goats which shows the best aspect of moroccan culture and heritages. Stop in the middle of the High Atlas Mountains to take some pictures, for a break and have a cup of moroccan tea or coffee.
Upon arrival to Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou, you will have some free time to explore the UNESCO world heritage village, and its famous Kasbah, that has been used as a set for various Biblical epics as well as a backdrop for commercial and modelling photo shoots. Our guide will take you on a small tour inside the Kasbah to explore the magic of its architecture and adobe houses .After the visit to the Kasbah, you will have an hour lunch break. Your guide can recommend some typical restaurants in the area to taste the local and Moroccan food.
Our 2 days trip from Marrakech to desert will continue driving past Ouarzazate and will cross the North-eastern parts of the Anti Atlas Mountains to the oasis of Agdez. After a quick stop in the village centre, get ready to admire the views one after another driving along Draa Valley with its fortified Kasbahs and oases of thousands of dates palm trees. Draa Valley which is known as the largest and biggest oases in Morocco.
Upon arrival at Zagora desert late in the afternoon, we will join a camel caravan which will lead us to the local berber desert camp, and our camel trekking adventure will begin through Zagora desert waiting for an amazing sunset for about an hour. Then we continue to our Berber desert camp nestled in the middle of nowhere. dinner will be served tonight at your Zagora desert camp. Right after dinner, get ready for a fantastic drums show next to the campfire. Local desert people will be playing drums and singing local music until around midnight. This is the best moment to see millions of stars above the camp.
DAY 2: ZAGORA- AGDEZ- OUARZAZATE- MARRAKECH.
Early in the morning, we recommend you to wake you up to watch the magic view of the sunrise.
After breakfast, ride your camels again to meet your driver on the main road. We continue our second day from a 2 days trip to the desert from Marrakech to Ouarzazate, where we will stop for lunch at a local café, and visit some tourist attractions such as Taourirt Kasbah (optional – depending on timing, entrance fees apply).
Early in the afternoon, we drive back to Marrakech crossing the High Atlas Mountains.
Your 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora will end in Marrakech at about 19h00 pm.
During Our 2 days trip from Marrakech to the desert, you will be able to learn and discover such diversity of Moroccan culture, traditions and history. Also with our drivers and guides you will feel comfortable and safe during your 2 Days trip with us.