3 Days, Period: Autumn to Spring , Assistance:
This fascinating short escape will take you to Ait Ben Haddou followed by the Draa Valley and the many oases & crumbling Kasbahs. A must do when you travel to Morocco, and certainly an absolute highlights of your trip seeing the vast Saharan sand dunes and spend the night in a desert camp under the stars!
Day By Day
Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Zagora (Distance appr. 380km)
In the afternoon, we will cross the Anti-Atlas via the Tinifit Pass (1660m) to reach the town of Agdz. From now on we will drive along the superb Draa Valley, a stripe of green and lush palm groves defying the desert on more than 250 km. The scenery is just amazing and the local inhabitants spend most of the day farming the land growing all sorts of vegetables and fruits. By the end of the day we reach Zagora where we spend the night in a nice Kasbah. Meals (B, L, D)
Zagora - Mhamid - Chigaga (Distance 100km - 90km off road)
Chigaga - Marrakech (Distance 75km off road - 315km on road)