Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Draa Valley – Zagora Dunes
The tour departs from Marrakech before 8:00 in a comfortable and air-conditioned minibus. After crossing the Atlas Mountains, we reach Ouarzazate and Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou, where many Hollywood movies are being filmed. There is a possibility to visit the Atlas film studios during the tour either on the first or the second day.
Later on, you will have your lunch and just after you will travel to the south and cross the second pass which is Tizi N’Tnifift at 1710m and Ait Saoun village, the former route of caravans for Sahara traders coming from “Tombouktou”, you will reach the first administrative center called “Agdez Village” that marks the source of Draa Valley, with it’s 6 successive palm groves stating (Mezquita palmary, Fezouata…) and Kasbahs stating the famous Tamnougalt Kasbah. You will continue through the lunar landscapes and the Pre-Sahara routes until you get to Zagora which is a small town, the native region of Saadian dynasty (Saadian tombs in Marrakech) used to rule Morocco in the XVII century. You will take a camel trek, ride the camels by the sunset and get to the camp and enjoy a dinner and overnight in the tents.
Day 2: Zagora Dunes – Agdez – High Atlas & Tichka – Marrakech.
Wake up early to watch the sunrise over the dunes while having your breakfast, after these amazing moments you will ride your camels back to meet your driver, then drive back to Marrakech.
We will go toward Ouarzazate, then stop for lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will continue the drive Atlas Mountains to get to Marrakesh. drop off at your accommodation you provided us earlier.