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SAHARA DESERT TOUR

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THE TREK

 

Starting bright and early, we traverse the Draa Valley with its six palm forests forming grand ribbons of greenery across the flat valley floor. Thanks to the proximity of the river, cereals, henna, vegetables, fruit and date palms are cultivated, either on the floor of the valley or on stepped terraces. We arrive in Zagora around noontime.

 After lunch, we embark on an excursion to Tamegroute to view the illuminated Korans, with holy verses inscribed on gazelle-skin parchment, the oldest dating from the 13th century. We'll also visit the Potters' Yard and huge Tinfou Dune before returning to Zagora, change our mode of transportation to 4 wheel drive jeeps: on our camp site for tonight, we enjoy a one hour camel trek before sunset. Dinner and overnight under the stars (Camping - Bedouin Tent)

THE ITINERARY

Day 1

Marrakech - Ait Benhaddou - Ouarzazate - Draa Valley - Zagora Dunes (Nekhla). Departure is planned from Marrakech at 7h00 in the morning, taking the road to cross High Atlas mountains via the Tizi n'Tichka pass towards Ait Benhaddou village. Afterwards, you will head to Ouarzazate for lunch next to the famous Kasbah of Taourirt which presents the historical and cultural interest of Ouarzazate. After lunch you will travel to the south and cross Pre-Sahara routes until you get to Zagora which is a small town. You will take a camel trek , ride the camels by the sunset and get to our camp located in a Oasis called Nekhla and enjoy a dinner and overnight in the tents.

Day 2

Zagora Dunes - Agdez - High Atlas & Tichka - Marrakech. A wake early to see the sunrise over the dunes, followed by a typical brakfast in the bivouac of Zagora in the southern Morocco, then ride back the camels to meet your driver, then drive back to Marrakech, you will pass via Ouarzazate and have free time for lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will continue via the Atlas Mountains to get to Marrakech. The end point of your 2 days / 1 night Sahara desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora.

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Most successful trips are tailor made with client requirements.

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We organise our programmes daily, you can start any time suit you, no limited dates for our treks.

Tour will be including:

√ 4x4 Landcruiser tour
√ Camel and guide
√ Tent with mattress
√ Dinner/Breakfast

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