A stay in the dunes
In the heart of a palm grove or bivouac among the dunes, young and old will enjoy camel rides and starry nights. Exploring the Saharan spaces provides a rare feeling of freedom and you enjoy these moments with your family.
Trekking in Morocco, for whom?
Young and old from 5 years old.
To do what ?
Racing on sandy slopes, learning to bake bread in the middle of the desert, searching for the Big Dipper in the dark night.
3 to 5 days, 1 to 4 hours of walking per day. The camels carry the children if they are tired, so the adults can have fun.
A physical training
No specific training required
French-speaking Berber guide.
When to go to the desert in Morocco?
From December to April, because in the Sahara, temperatures increase from March, reaching their maximum in May until September. The desert is also characterized by a large thermal amplitude: cool nights, hot days.Formalities
Passport valid during your stay. For minors: a valid passport and family record book. Moroccan law requires that children traveling with people other than their parents have an authorization to leave the territory.
Follow the usual rules: frequent hand washing, hot and cooked foods, capsuled drinks.
As for viper bites and scorpion stings, they are a rare but real risk in the Sahara.
Where sleep ?
In fixed or mobile camps in the dunes and in a guest house in the heart of the palm grove in Zagora.
What to eat?
Moroccan soup, tagine, couscous, oranges with cinnamon, dates, rice pudding. The famous bread baked in desert sand.
Water is precious in the desert, don’t waste it!
How to equip yourself?
In town, correct clothing that respects local customs is essential: no shorts or Bermuda shorts, tank tops or clothes that are too tight or low-cut.
In the desert, we protect ourselves from the sun and sand (during the day), but also from the cold (at night).