TOUR TO THE ZAGORA DESERT IN 5 DAYS FROM MARRAKECH
First Day : Arrival on the first day Greetings from Marrakech! Your trip will begin when you are greeted by our courteous driver, who will guide you .
Day 2 : Breakfast is followed by a half-day sightseeing tour of The Red City. We drive through the Medina with an English-speaking guide to see the marketplaces (olives, leather, spices, etc. ), the famed Jamaa El Fna plaza, palaces, and monuments (Saadian Tombs, Koutoubia Mosque, Bahia Palace). After that, we’ll return to the hotel for dinner, and the rest of the evening is yours to enjoy.
Day 3 : We proceed to Ouarzazate after breakfast, passing across the Tizi’n Tichka Pass and taking in the magnificent vistas of the High Atlas Mountains. After arriving in Ouarzazate, take a guided tour of the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah (a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987) before having some free time to eat lunch. You can also go to the Cinema Museum and the movie studios if you want. The drive to Zagora takes us through a stunning oasis, palm grove, and Berber village. At Zagora, we exchange cars for camels and journey for 1 hour and 30 minutes into the Zagora desert, where we can watch the sunset. Then it’s time for a traditional Moroccan meal while listening to Berber drums and chants. After singing and dancing around the campfire, we spend the night in the desert camp’s nomadic tents under the stars.
Day 4 : A fresh day begins with an early morning wake-up call to watch the sunrise from atop the dunes. We return to Zagora by camel after a traditional Berber breakfast served in the tent. We make regular comfort stops on our way to Marrakech. You will have time to stop for lunch at a local restaurant along the road. When you arrive in Marrakech, our driver will take you to your accommodation.
Day 5 : Following breakfast. You have the rest of the day to yourself until you are transferred to the airport for your last departure.
Koutoubia Mosque Jemaa El Fna Saadian Tombs
Bahia Palace is a palace
Ait Ben Haddou Cinema Museum/Movie Studios Tizi’Tichka Pass High Atlas Mountains (optional)
Palm Grove and Oasis
Sunset at a Berber village in the desert
Berber music and dance
Night in a Berber tent for a Berber meal
Ride a camel
Included are the following:
Our clean and modern, air-conditioned, fully insured minibus will transport you between places and activities.
3 nights in a lovely hotel, including breakfast
1 night in a lovely desert camp with half-board
Visits with an English-speaking guide as specified
Camel rides among the sand dunes and a traditional evening of entertainment
Not included in the package:
At Ait Ben Haddou, there is a guide.
From Marrakech, a 5-day desert adventure to Zagora is shared.
Time to Depart This activity can be scheduled on your preferred day.
5 day duration
Cafe France, Riad Laarous, the main square in Jamaa Lafna (meeting point address )
(English-French-Spanish) Driver who can communicate