Zagora Desert private trip 2 days

Special Tour 2 Days & 1 Nights Availability: 10/11/2021
Zagora, Morocco Morocco medinas, Morocco gardens, Morocco trekking, Marrakech

Between tradition and modernity, Marrakech is the promise of unequalled sensations. Strolling the Jemaa El-Fna square and the souks with their shimmering colours and oriental smells, the red city offers you a complete change of scenery. Horse-drawn carriage rides, sunny terraces, travelling artists and other day and night activities will give a tates of wishful comeback.

You will be able to admire all the architectural richness of the Medina, upon visiting one of its many riads, small oriental palaces overlooking a beautiful patio. You can also relax and recharge at the Menara, a vast garden with an emblematic basin. Marrakech shower its visitors by its splendour and its diversity, you just have to leave the ramparts to be immersed in modern Morocco. The districts of Gueliz and Hivernage offer the most modern infrastructures, luxury boutiques and international ready-to-wear stores, airy avenues ; which all contribute to Marrakech’s unique offering.

Being a growing economic bustling city, Marrakech has special festive and cultural places, such as the « Palais des Congres » and the splendid Royal Theater. Enjoy Marrakech at night by discovering the many themed venues, trendy clubs and traditional evenings that reflect the lively part of the city.

Want to discover Zagora?

There are a thousand and one ways to do so. When discovering this beautiful region, the whole region of Zagora has its surprises as it extends southwards, starting with the desert which reveals its splendour and beauty, the incomparable views, the characteristics and the cultural contexts of the region. The mountains with their reddish shapes and colours, the oases, the rivers, the forests of Tamaris and Acacia and the immense desert dunes. Zagora is a city of Morocco located in the region of Souss-Massa-Draa in southern Morocco and is surrounded by some beautiful Kasbahs.

The desert is close by and the landscape takes on a mineral splendour whose radiance is reflected in the buildings.
With a total area of 2,180,307 ha, it is bordered to the north by the province of Ouarzazate, to the east by that of Errachidia, to the south-west by the province of Tata and to the south-east by the Algerian-Moroccan border, with a population of 65,000. Discovering this beautiful region, it can be seen that Zagora is a real gold mine for lovers of cinema and art-deco architecture.
The cultural diversity of Zagora is not only at the architectural level, the monuments, the Ksars and Kasbahs. The multi-ethnic population makes it a melting pot of the African-Arab civilizations.

Its richness lies in the fact that it is able to enhance its heritage and to register it in modernity. There is such a diversity of flora, fauna, nature and beautiful golden-coloured dunes – Tinfou, M’Hamid, El Ghislane, Chigaga, Erg Lihoudi and N’Khila. The Draa Valley has one of the most beautiful and spectacular desert landscapes.

Zagora is one of the palm groves which makes this region of Draa proud. Those exploring it  on camelback or by car recognise the bounty of this desert which offers them peace, simplicity and health.



DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION

Marrakesh (Google Map)



AVAILABILITY

This tour runs all year round and can depart at any date of your preference.



DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT

Contact us for actual price for this tour. We require 20 % deposit payment for private tours in Morocco.



INCLUDED


  • Hotel pickup / drop-off
  • Transfer in comfortable vehicle
  • English speaking driver




  • Local guides
  • Meals as per itinerary





NOT INCLUDED


  • Tips and personal expenses



Day 1: Travel from Marrakech to Zagora for camel ride in the desert

We organize private and guided Sahara tour from Marrakech with depart from your hotel at 7:30 am by 4×4 and head towards the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco. We discover ancient Berber villages along the way and you enjoy unforgettable views while crossing Tizi n’Tichka Pass at 2265 m above sea level. We continue towards Ounela Valley, via the small kasbah of Pasha Glaoui.

You visit Talouet kasbah and then we stop for lunch in Ait Benhaddou where we explore the most famous kasbah in Morocco. It is an UNESCO declared World Heritage site. Next, we continue on to Zagora along the Draa Valley.

We prepare for camel ride for 1 and half hour trek into the dunes. We reach our desert camp in the dunes where we stay overnight.

Day 2: From Zagora to Marrakech via Atlas Mountains

On the second day our Marrakech trip continues with trusted travel company Morocco-Tours-Toubkal-Trek and we wake up to a beautiful sunrise over the sand dunes. After a typical Berber breakfast we will ride camel for 1 hour back to Zagora. We may visit Tamegroute only about 20 km away from Zagora on the old road to Timbuktu and this town is known for its historical library of the Koranic School of Zaouia.

We drive towards Marrakech, having the lunch in a local restaurant before crossing the Atlas mountains and the Tizi n’Tichka Pass. Thank you for traveling in Morocco with experienced travel company and we transfer you to your hotel or airport at the end of your selected Marrakech tour.

NOTE : This is a Marrakech to desert tour and nobody else will travel in your private group. If you require any modification for our suggested itinerary please let us know.

Between tradition and modernity, Marrakech is the promise of unequalled sensations. Strolling the Jemaa El-Fna square and the souks with their shimmering colours and oriental smells, the red city offers you a complete change of scenery. Horse-drawn carriage rides, sunny terraces, travelling artists and other day and night activities will give a tates of wishful comeback. You will be able to admire all the architectural richness of the Medina, upon visiting one of its many riads, small oriental palaces overlooking a beautiful patio. You can also relax and recharge at the Menara, a vast garden with an emblematic basin. Marrakech shower its visitors by its splendor and its diversity, you just have to leave the ramparts to be immersed in modern Morocco.

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