Camel Trek in Erg Chebbi 3Days

Tour Description:
This 3 days desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga has been our best seller for years. It is the best desert trip from Marrakech that will allow you discover the real Morocco Sahara desert 
Camel Trek Trip from Marrakech into the Sahara Desert for three full days of breathtaking valley and desert landscapes seen in movies such as ‘Gladiator’ and ‘Lawrence of Arabia.’ Traveling through the High Atlas Mountains, visit the desert gateway city of Ouarzazate and explore the small Moroccan towns scattered throughout the Draa River Valley. Get a taste for authentic Berber life with an overnight in nomads’ tents at a desert camp in M'hamid, and witness a desert sunrise on an early-morning excursion to the Erg Lihoudi sand dunes nearby. Numbers are limited to 18 people on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll enjoy a more personalized experience

Day1: Marrakech - Tizi N'tichka - Ait ben haddou - Ouarzazte -  Dades
We Depart from Marrakech at 08h30 in a modern, air conditioned transportation. We travel over the Atlas mountains, enjoying the magnificent views of the surrounding countryside below and we visit the Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. This journey takes approx 3h. From there, after our break, we continue to Ouarzazate for lunch break & Sightseeing. Lunch is available in the local cafe's. After lunch, we continue along the route of The Dades Valley to reach our guesthouse where we will stay for the night. The guesthouse offers Private ensuite rooms and an evening meal and breakfast are included. 6 to 7h drive.
Day2: Dades Gorges - Todra Gorges - Merzouga
The next morning we continue along the Dades valley, visiting Dades Gorge, Todra Gorge and other interesting sites, making our way to Merzouga. At Merzouga we explore the village and meet our Camels who will take us for 1 and a half hours into the Dunes to reach our desert camp at Erg Chebbi. Each person rides their own Camel . The Camel trek is usually just prior to sunset, so that you may enjoy the sun setting over the landscape from the top of the Dunes,  a drum party and story swapping. The camp has toilet facilities. Those that wish to can sleep directly under the stars, but there are Bivouacs for everyone. The stars in the desert are a great opportunity to see as their are no artificial lights around and you can fully appreciate the glory of the skies above. 6 to 7hours drive.
Day3 : Merzouga - Alnif - Ouarzazte - Marrakech
Wake up early , just prior to sunrise, we have a 1h camel ride at sunrise to explore the area further and we head back to Merzouga on our Camels. When we reach Merzouga, have breakfast & have the opportunity to shower and then we begin our journey through the stony desert and over the Atlas mountains, with plenty of stops for photos, exploring and lunch as we return to Marrakech. The usual arrival time in Marrakech is between 17:00hrs and 18:00hrs.

Prices:

  • Group 1 person         :  On request
  • Group 2 - 3 people   : 199€/person
  • Group 4 - 7 people   :180€/person
  • Group 8 - 12 people : 165€/person

Included:

  • 4x4 / mini-bus with driver
  • 1 night in a hotel at Dades gorges (HB)
  • 1 overnight camping on the Dunes (HB)
  • Camel ride on the dunes.

Not Included:

  • Travel insurance.
  • Soft/alcoholic drinks
  • Tips and personal expanses
  • Lunches
  • Entrance fee (Monuments visits)

Accommodation During the Tour:

1 overnight camping on the dunes (nomad tents)
1 overnight in a Hotel at Dades Gorges

Availability:

This tour  runs all year round and can depart at any date of your preference.
We usually have  several treks departing each week that you may join if needed, please get in Touch!!

Payment:

  • Prices quoted are per person, based on sharing a twin room/2 person tent (unless otherwise stated). Additional hotel or riad nights after trek from 25 EUR p.p. twin/35 EUR single.
  • Payment : can be done in € / $ / £  or MAD