In comparison to Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga, Zagora does not offer a real desert experience but is a good choice for family tours with children or anyone with limited time. The dunes can be reached on a two days trip from Marrakech and you can break the journey one way at Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou or Berber village of Telouet (on 3 days). On arrival in Zagora your guide will meet you and your camels will carry you along the Draa River Valley to your nomad tent at the small dunes where dinner is served under the stars.
The tour Departs from Marrakech travelling over the Atlas mountains enjoying the magnificent views of the surrounding countryside below. Our first stop will be the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. From there, we will continue to Ouarzazate for a lunch break. After lunch, we will continue along the Drâa Valley to Zagora. After a break in Zagora, we will meet our camels who will take us on a trek into the dunes to reach our desert camp of Nakhla.
After a traditional Berber breakfast, just prior to sunrise, we will have a camel ride at sunrise to explore the area further and we head back to Zagora. Then we will have the opportunity to shower, begin our journey through the Draa valley, and over the Atlas mountains with plenty of stops for photos and lunch before returning to Marrakech.
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