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Zagora palm grove desert tour

Zagora palm grove tour

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Excursion in the palm grove of Zagora

This day Morocco desert trip will take you to the palm grove of Zagora.

If you spend a holiday in Morocco and have planned to come to Ouarzazate, why not go down to Zagora, this very charming city in southern Morocco? The city of Zagora has the charm of South Morocco villages: ocher houses, date palms, laurels, … the magic of the South is there and we feel the proximity of the Sahara desert … The change in scenery is complete. The sun rays, the colors of women’s scarves, one feels in an oriental dream.

Once in Zagora, your Morocco desert tour excursion in the palm grove can begin. Your guide will wait for you at the entrance of the palm grove with the camels.

The starting point for this Zagora palm grove tour is the village of Amzrou. The village of Amzrou The village of Amzrou is 1km and a half from the center of Zagora, heading south. Amzrou is known for making jewelry. Ksar Amzrou is composed of two parts: one part of the village is Muslim and the other Jewish. Accompanied by your guide, you will discover the palm grove of Zagora along the Oued Drâa.

Camel ride in the palm grove of Zagora

Visit the palm grove of Zagora allows a nice walk in this place borrowing a lot of charm. At noon, break for lunch that will take the form of a picnic. In the afternoon, your Morocco Sahara desert tour continues. Back to Zagora in the afternoon. Your guide will drop you off in Zagora. End of your Morocco camel tour.

  • Our advice for this Zagora desert tour:

If you have your own transport, going back to Ouarzazate, you can make a stop at Ksar Tinezouline, about thirty kilometers from Zagora. Closer to Zagora, just a few kilometers away, there is the village of Tissergate. It is a typical village in southern Morocco. In this village, you can visit the Museum of arts and traditions of the Drâa Valley.

If you have more time, do not hesitate to go down to the desert to visit the Erg Chigaga dunes!

You can spend one or more nights in a Morocco desert camp in the largest dunes of the Sahara!

  • If you stay in Ouarzazate, know that to get to Zagora, it takes about 2h30 driving.

    The trip to Zagora is worth it because you will cross the beautiful Drâa Valley and its palm grove to get there. You can make the trip to Zagora by taxi or bus.
  • The visit of the palm grove of Zagora is an alternative to an excursion in the dunes of Tinfou which, they give a first impression of the desert and in which you can also do a Morocco camel ride.

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  • Idea for this Morocco desert trip:

    You can extend your experience down to M'hamid El Ghizlane the same evening and sleep in a nomadic Morocco desert camp in the Sahara. Return the next day to Zagora or Ouarzazate.
  • To know :
    You can easily find a connection for M'hamid by taxi or we can arrange a transfer to M'hamid El Ghizlane if you want to go down to the desert.

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Our agency is located in M'hamid El Ghizlane, in Southern Morocco, Zagora province.
Pat: 47725024 RC 309/2809 No. IF 31832047


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