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PRIVATE: Authentic SAHARA DESERT: 3 Days 2 Nights OUARZAZATE - ZAGORA - MHAMID

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Day 1: Ouarzazate

Stop At: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Douar Ait Ben Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou 45000 Morocco
Start your morning travel from Marrakech heading deep into the High Atlas Mountains. Cross the mountains through the Tizi n'Tichka Pass at an altitude of 2260m, the highest point of the Atlas Mountains accessible by car. From these landscapes, everything changes into magnificent kaleidoscope surroundings. From the stunning rocky canyons to the lush palm oasis nestled between mountains and valleys where we will stop for locally made lunch. We will continue our day exploring the charming Draa Valley, with its Kasbahs and traditional villages. Our evening in Zagora, the entry to the Sahara Desert will be filled with traditional Berber music and locally made dinner under the stars.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: overnight in Zagora in a hotel

Day 2: Erg Chegaga

Stop At: Atmospher Erg Chigaga, M'Hamid El Ghizlane, M'Hamid Morocco
Our breakfast will be served in the beautiful surrounding of the desert. We will then visit the village of Tamegroute, short drive from Zagora, home to the underground Kasbah and one of the oldest Koranic libraries in Morocco. Before departure to M'Hamid desert, enjoy free time wandering around the beautiful area filled with local arts & crafts market. Once arrived at the Dunes of Erg Lihoudi you will have a chance to watch the spectacular Sahara sunset on an hour long camel ride. Enjoy beautiful atmosphere in the desert, starry night, local music and traditional dinner around the campfire before heading to your private tent.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: MHamed

Stop At: Jemaa el-Fnaa, 38 Jemaa el-Fna, Rue El Ksour, Marrakech Morocco
Wake up in the early hours of the morning for a camel ride to witness the beautiful Saharan sunrise. Enjoy locally made breakfast in the charming desert surroundings before returning to Mhamid. Our journey back to Marrakech then continues south-east to the oasis of Agdez, where the amazing landscape of the Draa River begins. After passing spectacular rocky fields and lush green oasis lined with palm trees, we will stop over for lunch in Ouarzazate, the ancient city on the former caravan route and home the largest film studio, Atlas. Enjoy your visit to the cinema museum and the famous Taourirt Kasbah, a great example of Berber architecture. Our journey back to Marrakech then continue through the majestic High Atlas Mountains, the Tizi n'Tichka pass.
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We offer pick up from your accommodation.
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Duration
3 days
Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
  • Entry/Admission - Atmospher Erg Chigaga
  • Entry/Admission - Jemaa el-Fnaa
Exclusions
  • 3 Lunches are not included
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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By: The Alternative Morocco
34 reviews
perryburns
5442
This is a tough day out
We had high hopes for this trip based on the reviews and itinerary but all was not as it seemed. We were picked up
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mickknap
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
637238
Great day out,Seeing Morocco in a different way
Booked through my hotel,it was good to get a pick up about 7am.Full day i believe 12hrs so long way to go.Climbing
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Walissa08
10
Beautiful surroundings. Great day
We very much enjoyed Ouzoud day trip. No delays, our driver made sure we’re on time everywhere without rushing.
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pokeil2019
20
Nice trip
Well organized, strongly recommended for a day trip. We get things that we wanted to see, especially the guide who
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annatena44
London, United Kingdom
72
Lovely experience. Professional, great service. Highly recommend!
I travel to Morocco regularly doing various holistic retreats. It’s always a pleasure working with The Alternative
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felypeq
Gdansk, Poland
10
Well organised. Beautiful places.
We had such an amazing time on this day trip. The Alternative Morocco helped us with the suggestions and planning
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AronZdz
10
Great day. Super service!
We had an amazing time visiting Ait Benhaddou. The way is long but so beautiful! We stopped in High Atlas a few
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Camerakass
Bismarck, North Dakota
61
After waiting an hour for driver tour was cancelled and then went downhill from there.
So I waited an hour for the driver and then they send an email the tour is cancelled and offer to take me on the
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Sylwia R
10
Great service, highly recommend!
We upgraded our tour to private, it was well worth it! Drive through the High Atlas Mountain is one of the most
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Muha A
34
It was an amazing visit
Good organisation and comfy bus. Been there with few friends of mine and the reservation went smooth and no
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juliia878
62
Great trip, lots of amazing places and people
I came back to Morocco with a few friends, its always a pleasure to use The Alternative Morocco. Lots of advice,
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Onkle_ben
21
Highly recommended
The trip started with a bit wait, once it started the landscapes are more and more facsinating. The minibus is
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sailormars31
11
Lovely experience with beautiful landscapes and people.
Our 4 days tour was very well prepared and organised. We made a list of places we would like to stop, our guides
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willemdieleman
amsterdam
22
Just perfect
Lahcen is a great person. He organized the tour completely custom to our needs. He is such a helpful guy who just
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inegoce
Tinerhir, Morocco
12
Very nice people and enjoying desert tour
I like the service of Lahcen he is a great person. Very helpful advices and availability to answer all questions
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