Today we pick up from your hotel in Marrakech at 8 o´clock in the morning. We depart to the High Atlas mountains passing through Tizi N´Tichka pass with stops for panoramic views. On the way we will see many Berber villages. Then we continue to the south and detour to take 6 km of another road that will take us to the ksar (fortified village) of Ait Benhaddou where we will visit the famous Kasbah (declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986). Famous films have been shot in this spectacular stage, including Gladiator , Obelix, The Mummy, The Jewel of the Nile, Sahara with Penélope Cruz…etc. Free time for lunch in town. Then we continue to Zagora through the Anti Atlas mountains where we suggest some stops to take pictures. After 2 hours driving we arrive at our destination “Zagora desert” at about 5pm We leave the car there to ride the camels towards the camp of Berber tent, the ride takes about one hour and we get just to see the sunset. After dinner we´ll enjoy a show with drums and Berber music. We spend the night in the camp, sleeping in the nomad tent under the star lights in the heart of the desert.
DAY 2: ZAGORA DESERT - OUARZAZATE - AIT BENHADDOU - MARRAKECH
We wake up early in the morning to watch the sunrise from a small dune next to the camp. After breakfast we return back to Zagora on the camels and again in our car we drive towards the Draa Valley. On the way we make some stops to take pictures and enjoy the beautiful landscape of the valley that runs along the Draa river. This river is the longest in Morocco and flows through the whole country reaching Mauritania to end in the Atlantic Ocean. We`ll go then through the Anti Atlas to reach Ourzazate where we can visit Taourirt Kasbah, the cinema Studios and the Cinema Museum if you wish. Then we start the way back to Marrakech. Stop at Tizi n'Tichka port and free time for lunch. After lunch we continue our trip and in about 2 hours we reach Marrakech, transfer to the hotel and end of our services.
PROGRAM FOR 2 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO ZAGORA DESERT
INCLUDED IN 2 DAYS TOUR FROM MARRAKECH TO ZAGORA
Experienced English speaking driver / guide.
Transport in comfortable air conditioned 4x4 vehicle
Pick up and drop off from your hotel
Tips and what's not mentioned
Plane ticket to and from Morocco
Drinks and lunches
1 Night in the Sahara desert dunes with dinner and breakfast.
Accommodation in desert camp in desert tents
Camel trek to reach the desert camp (1 camel per person)
Morocco Tours 4x4 offers affordable private tours from Marrakech that do not compromise on quality service, reliable transport or comfortable accommodation. We do not provide ‘cheap’ tours but we can provide affordable tour from Marrakech for individuals, couples and small or large groups. We have designed our tours for the mid-level budget traveller but can modify some options for those with a limited budget or for those seeking a more luxurious experience.
Let us know what you are looking for and we will be happy to design a tour that best fits your budget and travel style. Your private tour from Marrakech includes travel in an air-conditioned four wheel drive, the services of an English speaking local driver, accommodation and breakfasts and most of dinners. Lunches, drinks and other extras such as entrance fees or tips are not included.
Bookings for tour from Marrakech are confirmed on receipt of a 25 % deposit. At your request, we will send an invoice with payment details for your requested tour from Marrakech.
Deposits can be paid via direct bank transfer or western union . Receipts will be issued on receipt of the deposit. The balance can be paid in cash (Euro or Dollars or Moroccan Dirham) to the driver on commencement of the tour.
You can pay the balance by credit card or direct bank transfer but this will incur a 4% fee.
Please refer to information about tipping when considering the total cost of your tour from Marrakech.