Best 2 days trip from Marrakech to Zagora desert
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The wonderful 2 days trip itinerary from Marrakech to Zagora desert will take to see and do some of the main highlights in Morocco. In general, at first you will be discovering the high Atlas Mountains passing by some of the famous Kasbahs in the country. However, you will end up doing one of the best activities in Morocco, which is camel ride through the dunes. Besides, our trip offers you a night in a Berber camp in the middle of Zagora desert.
2 Days trip from Marrakech to Zagora itinerary :
Day 1: From Marrakech passing by Ait Benhaddou to Zagora:
Our first day of the 2 days tour from Marrakech to Zagora itinerary will start by picking you up from your accommodation in around 8:00. We will drive through the High Atlas Mountains, where we will pass by the famous Tizi nTichka that is 2260m high. In general, we will make many stops in different places to allow you to take pictures. Of course, our special guest can ask for stops whatever they want. We will continue our way to Zagora, this time we will stop by one of the fortified villages in Morocco that is counted as a UNESCO world heritage. You will have time to discover the main spot in this unique village.
After that, we will drive to our waiting destination, Zagora. Usually, we arrive late in the evening, just the perfect time to do camel riding and assist for sunset. We will take the camel and drive to our Berber camp that is set in the desert. The main things that you will be experiencing at this night are; enjoying a delicious Moroccan meal, listening to Berber Music (Drums), and watching the beautiful starry sky.
Day 2: Zagora passing by Ouarzazate to Marrakech:
Today, our journey back to Marrakech will be a visit to Ouarzazate. After having breakfast in the desert camp we will be traveling towards Marrakech again passing by the High and Anti-Atlas mountains.
The special destination of today is the city of Ouarzazate. This amazing place has one of the most visited places, Atlas Studios. This latter is where great directors from all over the world passed by and made their shots. Series like Prison Break and Game of Thrones were filmed in this area besides many other movies such as Gladiator. After enjoying this phenomenal place, we will have to leave towards Marrakech. We will pass by many other beautiful places that you have seen before. You could ask for stops on the way to enjoy the view and the beauty of the Atlas Mountains. Our 2 days tour from Marrakech to Zagora itinerary ends with arriving at the red city, Marrakech.
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Join Our 2 days tour from Marrakech to Zagora itinerary and enjoy the stunning views of the Atlas Mountains, Zagora desert, and some of the famous Moroccan kasbahs.
With our 2 days tour from Marrakech to Zagora itinerary, you will be able to choose any meeting point that suits you, and we will pick you up from it. However, we will make sure that you have an amazing trip. Finally, when the tour is finished, we will drop you at any point you desire.
Touring In Morocco has a team of drives and guides that are expert in what they do. In general, they are all locals and would be more than happy to help you and share the Moroccan beauty with you.
If you are a picture lover, our 2 days tour from Marrakech to Zagora itinerary will suit you. We will take to many unique places that will definitely amaze you with their beauty.
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2 Days trip from Marrakech to Zagora itinerary destinations' overview:
The Atlas Mountains
The first destination that you will be experiencing with our 2 days desert tour from Marrakech is the High Atlas Mountains. This beautiful attraction belongs to the famous range of the Atlas Mountains that covers three countries. Firstly, when reaching this destination, we usually pass by Tizi Ntichka. This latter is one of the longest curved roads in Morocco, about 200km. Here, you will see many Berber villages on the way besides to other cooperatives of Argan oil.
The High Atlas is home to the highest point of the mountains, Toubkal (4,167 m). In general, the Atlas mountains are not chains of mountains but they are in the shape of ranges and separated by wide plateaus. On the way, we will stop by many different spots and places, most of the time we stop by panoramas. The main stop is one of the unique things that our country offers, the cooperatives of Argan oil. If you get the chance to see women making cosmetic products in the traditional Moroccan ways.
Ouarzazate in Berber means without noise. It lies in the Southeast of Morocco and considered as a gate to the Shara desert. Ouarzazate is one of the important cities in our country as it is one of the main sites to shoot movies in Africa. Many famous movies and series such as Game of Thrones and Prison break have been shot in this place. In the Ouallywood of Morocco lies one of the main international airports for those who are willing to do quick trips visiting the desert. In general, on this tour, we will take you to visit the Atlas Studios. There, you will discover many special spots where they shoot movies. Besides, you will have the chance to see the kasbah of Taourirt. This latter was built by Thami El Glaoui who was a rich basha that ruled Marrakech in the past.
As known Morocco is famous for having many Ksours or kasbahs that are made in old times to protect the inhabitants of a certain area. The fortress of Ait Benhaddou is the most famous kasbah of all. In Morocco when taking a desert tour, usually you will pass and stop by this amazing place. This small village is a great example of the beautiful Moroccan clay architecture. What makes this place more unique is having the Ounila river in front of it, so when you try to reach the village you will need to cross the small river. The locals have put some rocks on the way to allow you to reach the village and discover it more.
Ait Benhaddou is not just a tourist destination but also for movie producers. Many famous movies like part of Lawerence of Arabia, Kingdom of Heaven and Gladiator were shot at this site. Being this unique, it has been counted as a Unesco world heritage site.
Probably, what makes Morocco a unique destination to visit is having a lot of different attractions and places to visit and see. The desert is for sure of the best things to visit and aim for many tourists. Riding the camels through the dunes and spend the night in a Berber camp is definitely a lifetime experience. With our 2 Days trip from Marrakech to Zagora itinerary, you will experience this and more. Zagora is known for being a desert area and gets a huge amount of tourists every year as it is the second most visited desert in Morocco after Merzouga.
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