Private 2 Day Desert Trip Marrakech to Mhamid El ghizlane highlights:
1: Pick up, departure and return to your hotel in Marrakech.
2: Crossing the High Atlas Mountains by the Tizin Tichka Pass.
3: Visit the fortified village Ait Ben Haddou and Taourirt Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
4: Passage through Ouarzazate and Zagora.
5: Dromedary ride to the desert dunes Erg Lihoudi in Mhamid.
6: enjoy panoramic views of sunrise and sunset at the desert dunes.
7: Magical atmosphere, lively evening and night in bivouac in the Sahara.
8: Crossing the Berber village of Agdez and the Drâa valley with its procession of palm trees.
9: Stops along the way to enjoy the scenery and take pictures.
Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Ben Hadou – Taourirt – Ourzazate – Zagora – Mhamid
Your tour starts from Marrakech to the south-east of Morocco to Mhamid El Ghizlane. It will allow you to explore the Moroccan desert in 4×4 with your competent driver who knows the region perfectly. You pass through the High Atlas via the Tichka Pass which rises to 2260 meters. You will discover the fortified village of Ait ben Haddou and Kasbah of Taourirt in Ouarzazate, before arriving at Zagora. This city is the emblem of the Moroccan desert and the access point to Mhamid El Ghizlane. On arrival, you will enjoy a camel ride on the dunes of Erg Lihoudi which will dazzle you and a rather exceptional sunset. You will spend the night in bivouac in full Sahara, after a traditional dinner and a lively evening around the campfire.
Day 2: Mhamid – Zagora – Drâa Valley – Agdez – Ouarzazate – Marrakech
Wake up early to watch the sunrise over the desert dunes. Then, return to the bivouac for breakfast, before taking the road aboard your 4×4 towards Ouarzazate. You cross the Draa Valley; the most common language of Morocco spreading from M’Hamid to Agdz via Zagora; Free time to discover this beautiful valley lined with palm groves, fields, and beautiful Kasbahs and ksours built adobe. Lunch in Ouarzazate and you resume the way back to Marrakech through the Col de Tizi n’Tichka and crossing the Berber villages and high mountains of the Atlas.