CAMEL TREK IN SAHARA 5 DAYS
CAMEL TREK IN SAHARA 5 DAYS
- Destination : Sahara / Desert
- Grade :
- Trip Days : 5 day
- Trip Type : Tour / Walking
- Tour Hours : 5 to 7 Hours
- Altitude : 300m
- 1 Person : On request
- 2 – 4 People : 480 euros each person
- 5 – 10 People : 395 euros each person
Camel trekking is an activity in which you are taken on a camel excursion into the Sahara Desert. Moroccan desert is beautiful and traveling to such destination is a once in a lifetime experience. Best of Merzouga invites you to discover the Dunes of Erg Chebbi also known as the Dunes of Merzouga……
A trip in Moroccan Sahara desert is definitely an experience everyone should have at least once in their lifetime. It is a journey well worth the effort and you will have fond memories to last you forever.
Imagine yourself on top a camel, trekking through the Sahara desert. There is nothing around you and all you can hear are the footsteps of the camel on the soft sand. The sky is vast and clear in the day and filled with millions of bright stars at night. It is a very peaceful experience, one raley known to most of the Western World.
DAY1 : MARRAKECH – OUARZAZATE – DADES GORGES
Pick up from your Hotel in Marrakech and transfer to the verdant oasis of Dades Gorge. The first interesting haven that we cross is the high Atlas Mounrains at the summit of 2260 m (Tizi N’tichka). Along that way you will enjoy the berber life in old adobe villages and nice sceneries.. We head to Ouarzazate , named “Hollywood of Africa” thanks to international movies tournament, to visit Kasbah Taourirt before we continue to Skoura palm grove and the town of roses, Kelaa Mgouna, we will across the colorful Berber villages before we achieve Dades gorges. Dinner and night in the hotel.
DAY2 : DADES GORGES – SAGHRO MOUNTAINS – DRAA VALLEY – ZAGORA
After breakfast in the hotel, we start your exploration heading towards the Sarhro volcanic mountains. You cross via the road of Tizni n Tazazart, a spectacular piste winding through dramatic rock formations and gorges with superb views. Then continue your trip via the Draa valley lined by palm grove and many Berber Sub-Saharan villages. You ea Zagora for dinner and night in a hotel.
DAY3 : ZAGORA – TAMGROUTE – MHAMID – ERG CHEGAGA DUNES
After a nice breakfast, we head out to Tamgroute to visit the famous Coran Library and subterranean kasbah and the Manufacture of pottery. Then, continue towards M’hamid the « doorway to the Sahara desert » for lunch on the place. In the afternoon, after one hour camel ride, we take a track which carries out through the rocky, desert scenery towards the sand dunes of Chegaga that spread over 40 km. Welcome drink. Then you enjoy the sunset. Overnight in desert camp or under a star-filled sky with evening meal and breakfast included.
DAY4 : ERG CHEGAGA DUNES – FOUN ZGUID – TAZNAKHT – AIT BENHADDOU
After enjoying the sunrise up the sand dunes, breakfast is served to you, then departure in 4×4 vehicles via the old Paris-Dakar road to Foum Zguid, crossing Iriqui lake. Lunch in the berber village Taznakht. Arrival to Ait Benhaddou. Night and dinner in the hotel.
DAY5 : AIT BENHADDOU – HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS – MARRAKECH
After breakfasts in the hotel, a worthy visit is deveoted to this haven, A 16th century UNESCO site, Ait Benhaddou is one of the best preserved and most spectacular kasbahs in Morocco. A famous site for Hollywood films, Ait Benhaddou was used for the blockbuster film of 2000, Gladiator.After the visit, we cross the sceneries of the high Atlas Mountains at the pass of 2.260 m high. We reach Marrakech around 03 pm
- All food on trek, including plates, cups, utensils.
- All ground transport required to and from the trek.
- Services of an English speaking, qualified Local Guide.
- All Accommodation during the Trek (Campsites & Guest House and hotels)
- Portages (Cook and Camels and Porters
- Hôtels or riads with breakfast
- Soft Drinks (Fanta,Coca,water,…)
- Personal travel insurance .
- Personal equipments (Sleeping bags,walking shoes ,…)
- Tip for the guide and cook and driver and Muleteers
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
Trek prices may vary depending of the season (High altitude Treks).
Note about payment : Payment : can be done in € / $ / £ or MAD