"Discover the beauty of Morocco"

Pre-Desert Trip to Zagora

A two-day trip to the Pre-Sahara area and visiting a UNESCO World Heritage site...


Day 1 / Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Draa Valley – Zagora

We start from Marrakech at 7:00 a.m. (pick up in your hotel). On the way we visit the Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, Ouarzazate and Draa Valley before we reach the Pre-Sahara area.

Once we reach Zagora, we set on our camels for a two-hour camel ride to reach our camp. On the way we have the possibility to admire the beautiful sunset.

After a lovely Berber dinner we can sleep either under the stars or in the tents.

Lodging: nomad camp (shared tents with simple, shared toilet and no bathroom facilities)

Provision: dinner

 

Day 2 / Zagora – Marrakech

We get up very early to have a Berber breakfast before we leave our camp. As we ride our camels back to Zagora we will have an amazing view of the rising sun.

As we reach Zagora we start our long drive back to Marrakech over the beautiful ranges of the High Atlas Mountains.

Lodging: -

Provision: breakfast

 

Please note:

 

  • In the Sahara there is not much water available and we will have a certain amount of water for cooking and personal use
  • In the nomad camp there is only a very simple toilet available and please do not expect shower facilities

 

 

Duration:

 

  • 2 days (starting at 7 a.m. on day 1 and finishing at around 6 p.m. on day 2)

 

Price:

 

  • Joining trip: 65 EUR (/person)
  • Private trip: from 130 EUR/person (depending on number of passengers and type of accommodation)  
  • Note: to learn about the difference between private and joining trips, please visit here

 

Notes:

 

  • This tour starts every day

  • Language: English

  • You will be picked up in your hotel in Marrakech

  • The price includes:

    • Transport by comfortable minibus and camels in the desert
    • Accommodation: nomad camp
    • One breakfast and one dinner (1B, 1D)
    • Local staff: driver and camel drivers
  • The price does NOT include:
    • Flight ticket to and from Morocco and airport transfers
    • Insurance covering all your adventure activities (obligatory, please bring a copy with you)
    • Lunches (allow EUR 10 to 15 for each meal)
    • Soft drinks and personal purchases all over the trip
    • Entrance fee to monuments and optional activities (e.g. hammam)
    • Local guide in Ait Benhaddou (obligatory): EUR 5-10/person
    • Tipping local staff (driver, camel drivers) – not obligatory, only if you are satisfied
  • Note: this trip is also available as a suittailored trip
  • Note: the time of return to Marrakech depends on traffic and other circumstances thus may change. We propose not to plan any urgent programs (e.g. scheduled dinner, bus/train to other cities) for the evening 

 

For booking or for more information please contact us.