A trip to Morocco’s Zagora desert is one of those exciting and defining moments as you ride for hours on a camelback. This North African country has a reputation for giving the world’s best desert tour experiences.
A two-day tour to Zagora Desert is up for grabs for just $63. The journey begins from Marrakech, a popular town in Morocco and traverses through the Atlas mountains with several stops in historic, cultural and natural sites.A camel ride comes in handy while trekking the desert and it is the most enjoyable part of the two-day Zagora Desert trip. It is much more comfortable compared to a motor ride from Marrakech to the camping site in Zagora. Sunset is incredibly amazing while in the desert atop a camelback.
A three-course meal is served for dinner starting with soup which is traditionally prepared and ends with a bowl of locally consumed fruits which are sweet. The night in the middle of the desert does not end without a treat to musical performances by a bonfire before hitting the sack in the neatly-arranged tent.
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On the second day of the trip, breakfast is served – not so heavy – but it is good. Thereafter, the desert tour continues with a visit to Ouarzazate to a cooperative women’s rug shop for a cup of tea/water. You also learn more about Moroccan culture.After this historical tour at the tea shop, the journey to Marakkech begins.
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