Desert tours Ouarzazate
The city of Ouarzazate is known to be “the door of the Morocco desert“. The proximity of Ouarzazate with the desert is an advantage and a good reason to visit the dunes of the Moroccan Sahara if you spend a stay in this city. The Morocco Sahara desert tours from Ouarzazate will take you to Erg Chebbi, Erg Chegaga or M’hamid El Ghizlane…On the program: discovery of the beautiful Drâa Valley, camel ride in the Sahara, overnight stays in a traditional Sahara desert camp.
Whatever the chosen destination – Merzouga, Erg Chigaga or M’hamid, your trip to the Moroccan desert will leave you with unforgettable memories! You will discover during your Morocco desert tour traditional Kasbahs, ksars, and meet the nomads of the Sahara. Your Ouarzazate Sahara trip will also make you enjoy a beautiful sunset in the desert, hospitality, starry night in the desert around a campfire …
Ouarzazate is the meeting point of two valleys crossed by two rivers (Oued Ouarzazate and Oued Dades). The two rivers give birth to Oued Drâa.
Discover The Drâa Valley
From Ouarzazate and to the desert extends the beautiful Draa Valley with its beautiful palm grove and small typical Berber villages. You will visit the Drâa Valley if you’re doing an Ouarzazate desert tour to M’hamid or to the big dunes of Erg Chigaga.
The Kasbahs in the region of Ouarzazate
You can also discover two famous kasbahs: the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou which is northwest of Ouarzazate and the Kasbah of Telouet, located a little further in the Atlas. Often, you can enjoy a visit of these Kasbahs during a Morocco desert tour.
Other places to visit during your Ouarzazate holidays
Other places to visit during your stay in Ouarzazate: the Kasbah Taourirt which is the symbol of the city. It was built in the seventeenth century by the Glaoui. In addition to the Kasbah exterior of a bronze-red color that is worth visiting for its architecture, you can also visit its interior.
The kasbah Tifoultoute also worth mentioning. It is located about ten kilometers from Ouarzazate. The Oasis of Fint and the Kasbah of Amridil which is located in the palm grove of the Oasis of Skoura are also places to visit and can be the object of an excursion Ouarzazate. It should not be forgotten that Ouarzazate is also famous for its movie studios. This is one of the sites in Morocco that is very popular with filmmakers. The studios and the movie museum can be visited.