2 Days Tour From Marrakech to Zagora Desert
2 days tour from Marrakech to Zagora Desert is the shortest trip to the Desert. We made it especially for those who are really limited on time. We actually included the must-see & do such The Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, Kasbah Telouet, Ouarzaate and an optional visit at the Cinema studios, as well as the Low Atlas Mt and of course the Draa valley. Making it one of the best Marrakech desert tours 2 days.
2 days Tour from Marrakech to Zagora Desert Itinerary :
DAY 1: MARRAKECH - AIT BENHADDOU - OUARZAZATE - DRAA VALLEY - ZAGORA DESERT
We will pick you up from your accommodation in Marrakech at 8 am toward Zagora Erg Lihoudi Desert. Crossing the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’ Tichka pass onward Ait Ben haddou village, the fortified ksar with its beautiful Kasbahs. Ait Ben haddou has served as a natural backdrop for many movie producers since the 1960s. Arriving at Ait Benhaddou village, we will walk to the top of the hill which dominates the whole village. Afterward, you will head to Ouarzazate city for lunch located beside the famous Kasbah of Taourirt which presents the historical and cultural interest of Ouarzazate.
After lunch, we will travel to the south crossing the second pass of Tizi N’ Tnifift at 1,710m. Ait Saoun village, the former route of caravans for Sahara traders coming from “Tombouktou”. You will reach the first administrative center called “Agdez Village” that marks the source of Draa Valley, with its 6 successive palm groves stating (Mezguita palm grove, Fezouata…).
We continue via the lunar landscapes and the Pre-Sahara routes. Beautiful drive along the Draa valley and the arid desert in the background. Later we get to Zagora which is a small town, and the native region of Saadian dynasty (The tombs in Marrakech) who used to rule the Kingdom of Morocco in the XVII century. You will take a camel trek just prior to the sunset on the way to the Nomadic desert camp. Private tents with Toilets. Enjoy your dinner locally made by Nomads.
DAY 2: ZAGORA ERG LIHOUDI DESERT - MARRAKECH
After a traditional Berber breakfast, just prior to sunrise, a camel ride to explore the area further as we head back. When we reach Zagora, we begin our journey via the Draa Valley and over the Atlas Mountains. With plenty of stops for photos, lunch towards Marrakesh. Arrival approximately 6 pm.
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