Bespoke trekking holidays in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco.

Explore Morocco Desert (4 days)

Come and explore the Moroccan desert by camel back. You can sleep under the stars, drink mint tea ans enjoy the Moroccan desert.

Explore Morocco Desert (4 days)

Overview

Explore Morocco desert and meet our Camels who will take us into the Dunes to reach our desert camp at Erg Chebbi. Each person rides their own Camel and additional Camels are provided to carry your luggage.

At the Erg Chebbi Desert camp, we are greeted with a cup of delicious hot minty tea and we spend the evening under the stars, on the dunes and beside the warmth of the fireside. There are Bivouacs available for those that wish to can sleep directly under the stars.


Itinerary

Day 1:

To Explore Morocco desert tour departs from Marrakech in a modern, and air conditioned transport. 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 2 and a half hours. From there, after our break, we continue to Ouarzazate (approx 1 hour or so) for lunch break.

After lunch, we continue along the route of The Dades Valley to reach our guesthouse where we will stay for the night.

Day 2:

The next morning we continue along the Dades valley, visiting Dades Gorge, Todra, Todra Gorge and other interesting sites, making our way to Merzouga. At Merzouga we explore the village,Explore Morocco desert 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 and additional Camels are provided to carry your luggage.

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. Once we arrive at the Erg Chebbi Desert camp, we are greeted with a cup of delicious hot minty tea and we spend the evening under the stars, on the dunes and beside the warmth of the fireside.

The camp does have washing and 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.

Day 3:

The next day, we take our camels for the return journey back to Merzouga. After our exploration of the village of Merzouga, we head today to Zagora, visiting many sights. We then join our Camels for a 1 hour trek into the Dunes to find our desert camp for the night. Evening meal and breakfast and accommodation in private Berber tents is our accommodation for the night.

Day 4:

After a traditional Berber breakfast, just prior to sunrise, we have a Two hour camel ride at sunrise to explore the area further and we head back to Zagora on our Camels.

When we reach Zagora, we have the opportunity to wash and then we begin our journey through the beautiful Draa valley to Ouarzazate and over theAtlas mountains, with plenty of stops for photos, exploring and lunch, to Marrakech.


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