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From Marrakech: Zagora 2-Day Desert Safari with Food & Camp

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Experience the Berber lifestyle on a 2-day desert safari to Zagora from Marrakech. Pass by the Atlas Mountains, visit Ait Ben Haddou, and sleep in a typical desert camp.

Highlights

  • Experience the life of a Berber at a desert camp in the Sahara
  • Cross the shifting sand dunes on the back of a camel
  • Sleep under a canopy of stars
  • Go to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Discover the setting for many Hollywood epics

Description

Live the life of a Berber on a 2-day desert safari to Zagora and the Draa Valley from Marrakech. Experience the shifting sand dunes on the back of a camel, sleep under a canopy of stars, and follow in the footsteps of Hollywood royalty on a visit to the world heritage village of Ait Ben Haddou. Day 1: Marrakech - Zagora Following an early morning pickup from your hotel or riad in Marrakech, drive across the High Atlas Mountains en route to to take you on a scenic drive to the world heritage village of Ait Ben Haddou. Instantly recognizable as the setting of various Hollywood epics, it’s also a popular backdrop for photo shoots with international fashion magazines and agencies. Explore the Kasbah at leisure, with some free time for lunch, Continue to the oasis of Agdez, before driving through the date and palm trees of the Draa Valley. Marvel at the fortified Kasbahs along the way. Upon arrival at Zagora, meet your camel caravan and ride a camel over the sand dunes as you watch the sunset paint the desert sands. Then, transfer to your Sahara Desert camp just before dark. Settle into your private tent, and enjoy some free time to explore the surrounding desert scenery. Dinner will be served under the stars while your nomad hosts entertain you around a campfire with the beat of their tamtam drums. Day 2: Zagora - Marrakech Wake early to experience the magic of a desert sunrise (optional). Then, enjoy breakfast before climbing back into the saddle of your camel for the ride back to the main road. Here, your minibus will be waiting to take you back to Marrakech you will arrived around 6h pm.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off in Marrakech Transportation by air-conditioned minibus Driver Camel trek in the Zagora dunes at sunset and sunrise Entertainment around a campfire Standard accommodation in a Berber desert camp Hot showers and toilets Dinner Breakfast

Important Information

  • If the road across the Atlas Mountains is blocked during winter, an alternative route is available via Taroudant. Customers must pay a mandatory supplement of €10 per person if the alternative route is taken. . On the first day of the tour, You will have a lunch break at Ait Ben Haddou, except during the months of December, January, and February when the lunch stop will be in Ouarzazate.

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