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Zagora Desert: 2-day trip from Marrakech

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Day 1: Marrakech - High Atlas Mountains - Ait Ben Haddou - Zagora

Stop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Douar Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45000 Morocco
Begin your journey from Marrakech at 8am and head towards Ait Ben Haddou, a fortified village listed as a UNESCO heritage site since 1989, by crossing the High Atlas mountains via Tizi N'Tichka pass while you enjoy the stunning landscapes of the mountains and Berber villages along the way. During a 4-hour drive, you will have several stops for short breaks and pictures before getting to Ait Ben Haddou. After the visit of the Kasbah (old castle) and lunch, you will continue to Zagora through Anti Atlas mountains and Draa valley.
Arrive in Zagora around 17pm and ride camels for one hour into the desert of Zagora until you get to the camp where you will spend a starry night. After dinner in the camp you will enjoy a drums party around campfire (if the weather allows) held by local camp staff.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at standard camp of Zagora Desert Camp

Day 2: Zagora - Ouarzazate - Marrakech

Stop At: Taourirt Kasbah, Avenue Mohammed V, Ouarzazate 45000 Morocco
After breakfast, drive back to Marrakech via Ouarzazate to visit the Kasbah of Taourirt (one of Morocco's most spectacular historical legacies) and films studios. Ouarzazate is known as Africa's Hollywood, many foreign and local movies have been filmed in the area including Gladiator, Game of Thrones, The Mummy...etc. After having lunch continue to Marrakech.
You will be expected to arrive in Marrakech at 6pm approx.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in a 3 days tour though Merzouga desert with karim! The tour is pretty good, and price - quality great! I recommend to pay 50€ more for the luxury haima at the desert! The best was the guide/driver Karim! So friendly, helpful and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Great Trip , good service with Hammid :) I saw nice places,we take good pictures. Everything was good. Marruecos was awesome

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Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

I hid no idea where to start looking for a dessert trip. Knew I was staying in Marrakech for a week and wanted to get out and see stuff. Read 1,000 reviews and still had no idea which company to go with!! So glad I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

I recommend this experience to everyone how wanna live a incredible night in the desert, the journey is 10 hours but I hope you are lucky as me and your guide will be Hamid oukhadjou, was an absolute pleasure to meet him and I hope...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2019

We booked a half day walking tour of Marakkech and the two day Zagora desert tour. Both activities were excellent. The guides are extremely good. They are very professional - both were punctual, very friendly and truly knowledgable. Assim, our walking guide, guided us effortlessly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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