This Kasbah trail and the Sahara desert tour lets you experience wonderful scenery, magnificent Kasbahs and a camel trek into the desert over 2 days.
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah-Zagora desert
We’ll meet you in Marrakech and drive to Ouarzazate through the dramatic Tizi n Tichka pass (2260m), over the High Atlas Mountains, You will appreciate the beauty of the landscape along the twisting road. We arrive at the famous Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah; the largest Kasbah in Morocco and now a UNESCO historical site still housing many Glaoui family members. Lunch is by the Kasbah before continuing to Zagora where your camel awaits you. You will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea and a turban (desert scarf) and meet your experienced camel guide. You’ll explore the mysterious sea of sand. Here you’ll also spend the night under the stars or, if you prefer, in a traditional Berber nomad tent.
Day 2: Zagora desert – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast with the Bedouin family you’ll peacefully camel trek back to your hotel base. Enroute you won’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular sand dunes that change with the light as the day progresses. Arriving late morning back in Zagora and after a shower in the hotel guesthouse, we’ll leave for Ouarzazate and Marrakech, once again over the Tizi N Tichka pass arriving in Marrakech in the evening. The tour ends at your accommodation.