2 Days trip to Zagora desert
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou – Zagora
We leave early morning from Marrakech towards the high Atlas. Firstly, we cross the T’ichka Pass (at 2260 meters) offering spectacular and beautiful landscapes, with different colors and the Berber villages along the way. Then, visit one of the best preserved and most spectacular kasbahs in Morocco. The fortified village of Ait Benhadou a famous site for Hollywood films. In fact, Lawrence of Arabia, The Last Temptation of Christ, Kundun, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down and Kingdom of Heaven, have all been used as locations. There we will enjoy the lunch before we continue our exploration to the south area. After that, we crossed the Draa valley. We reach the door of Sahara desert, Zagora. Around 04pm you will ride camels deep into the desert. The night will be spent in a desert camp under the nomadic tent with dinner.
Day 2: Zagora – Marrakech
Wake up early to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes and the breakfast meal. Ride your camel back to Zagora to reach your vehicle, then drive through the Draa valley and Agdz to discover the hidden treasures of the Southern region. Continue to Ouarzazate where you visit the Kasbah Taourirt (lunch on the spot).
Afternoon drive back to Marrakech via the high Atlas Mountains