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From Marrakesh: 2-Day Desert Zagoura Tour

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From Marrakesh: 2-Day Desert Zagoura Tour

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Escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakesh on this two-day trek to the south of Morocco. Pass through the Atlas Mountains, visit a UNESCO-listed Kasbah, and ride on camels through the desert. Spend the night out in the desert at a campsite in the dunes.

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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
English, French, Arabic
Pickup included
Pickup from your accommodation in Marrakesh
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Pass through the snow-capped Atlas Mountains
  • See the sunset and sunrise in the desert from atop a camel
  • Spend the night in the desert and enjoy a feast at a Berber camp
  • Visit the UNESCO-listed ancient kasbah Aït Benhaddou
Full description
Spend two days exploring mountainous and desert scenery, as well as traditional Moroccan cities and towns with an experienced guide.   Day 1: Depart from Marrakesh at 9:00 AM in a modern, air-conditioned minibus and head to the Atlas Mountains. Drive through the range, taking in magnificent views of the surrounding countryside and snow-capped mountains. You’ll soon arrive at the Kasbah Aït Benhaddou, an ancient fortified village that exemplifies Morocco’s traditional earthen clay architecture.   Afterwards, continue to Ouarzazate for lunch at a local café or restaurant. Continue on along the Drâa Valley to reach the town of Zagora. Here, you’ll meet your camels, who will take you on a 1.5-hour trek into the dunes. From atop these tall, sometimes graceful animals, you’ll get amazing views of the desert on your way to your camp in the dunes.   Day 2:  After a traditional Berber breakfast, head out just before sunrise on another 1.5-hour camel ride to get the best views of the changing colors of the sky. Head back to Zagora by camel and say goodbye to your traveling companion.   From Zagora, head back to the Atlas Mountains by minivan, with plenty of stops for photos and lunch. You’ll arrive at Marrakesh between 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM and be taken to your hotel.
Includes
  • Round trip transportation from Marrakesh
  • Guide
  • Overnight accommodation in Nomadic camp
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Water
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Superb excursion! Our guide Lahcen was great! As well as our driver abdou top !! The first day we visited the kasbah tel ouet: magnificent! As well as plenty of photo breaks in front of sumptuous landscapes! The evening in the desert: brilliant! The camel ride: happiness! In addition the ballad was long so great! Really recommend this excursion !! Thank you to our guide for this great time !!

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    September 17, 2021

    November 5, 2021

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    Desde já, Mustafa e Yuseff super atenciosos! O deserto não são as dunas que achávamos, mas valeu cada segundo. Os camelos, o jantar, as tendas, as estrelas, o nascer e por do sol! Foi fantástico! Aconselho a todos a fazer esta experiência!

    October 28, 2021

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