Private 2-Day Desert Tour From Marrakech - Marrakesh

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    7:30 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Short Sahara desert Private Tour from Marrakech. The Zagora desert is the closest desert to Marrakech. The tour includes a camel ride to a nomadic camp in order to sleep in a traditional nomad tent. Throughout your tour, you may stop at any point to take photos. The tour covers the High Atlas mountains, Ait Benhadou, Ouarzazate, Agdez and Draa river valley.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Breakfast included
  • Dinner included
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Day 1: Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Draa Valley - Zagora Dunes
Pick up is planned from your hotel in Marrakech at 7h30 in the morning, taking the road to cross High Atlas mountains via the Tizi n'Tichka pass towards Ait Benhaddou village, the fortified ksar with it's beautiful Kasbahs, Ait Benhaddou has served as a natural decoration for many movies producers since 1960's.

Once you get to Ait Benhaddou village you take a walk to go on the top of the hill to dominate the whole village. Afterwards, you will head to Ouarzazate for lunch next to the famous Kasbah of Taourirt which represents the historical and cultural interest of Ouarzazate. After lunch you will travel to the south and cross the second pass which is Tizi N'Tnifift at 5,610 ft (1710m) and Ait Saoun village, the former route of caravans for Sahara traders coming from "Tombouktou", you will reach the first administrative centre called "Agdez Village" that marks the source of Draa Valley, with it's 6 successive palm groves stating (Mezguita palmary, Fezouata...) and Kasbahs stating the famous Tamnougalt Kasbah.
You will continue through the lunar landscapes and the Pre-Sahara routes until you get to Zagora which is a small town, the native region of Saadian dynasty (Saadian Tombs in Marrakech) who used to rule Morocco in the XVII century. You will take a camel trek , ride the camels by the sunset and get to the camp and enjoy a dinner and overnight in the tents.

Day 2: Zagora Dunes - Agdez - High Atlas and Tichka - Marrakech
A wake early to see the sunrise over the dunes, followed by a breakfast in the bivouac of Zagora in the southern Morocco, then ride the camels to meet your driver. Drive back to Marrakech, you will pass via Ouarzazate and have free time for lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will continue via the Atlas Mountains to get to Marrakech.

Inclusions

Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser + fuel

Multi-lingual driver during the tour

Camel Trek

Overnight accommodation in nomad desert bivouac Caravane du sud

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions

Drinks

Lunch

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Minimum age is 6 years

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Infants must sit on laps

Infant seats available

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Possiblity Return a plane back from Zagora to Marrakech only one hour (Optional Only on Wednesday Friday ,and Saturday)

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate