CAMELTREKKING IN THE ERG CHEBBI DUNES OF MERZOUGA FOR (1 NIGHT

This trip begins in the early evening. We will depart from the local hotel Auberge Le Petit Prince, which is situated at the food of the sand dunes. The trek takes us for an approximately 1.2 hour trip through the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, reaching the desert camp. The nomad tents have beds and are well equipped to handle the desert weather.  Here we can explore and climb the dunes, try sandboarding, and take pictures and see sunset over the massive dunes. At night, there will be a wonderful traditional dinner around possible campfire, or in the tents, depending on weather. We will be treated to a drumming performance from the Berber guides and have the opportunity to hear traditional music. We will spend the night our tents, and in the morning, after waking up early to see the sunrise, we will ride the camels back to Merzouga. The hotel will provide breakfast and showers, and you can relax before continuing on your journey. 

CAMEL TREKKING IN THE ERG CHEBBI DUNES OF MERZOUGA (2 NIGHTS

This trip begins in early evening, as we depart for the camel ride from hotel Auberge Le Petit Prince, situated at the beginning of the sand dunes, The camels will be packed with foods, blankets and everything else which we will need. We immediately find ourselves in the desert, surrounded by rolling dunes, on a journey of about 1.2 hours. We will spend the night in an equipped camp with drums music in the middle of the Sahara, this is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise. It will be a magical night under an enormous sky where stars sparkle and shine with intensity. During the first night, there will be a wonderful dinner around a campfire, we will spend the night in nomad tents. The next morning after a leisurely breakfast in the camp, we will ride the camels to visit with and enjoy a lunch with nomads who live on the edges of the desert. After eating and relaxing, we will ride the camels to another camp, where we will walk along the tops of the high dunes and visit a oasis, making our way back to the camp with the setting of the sun. The next morning we will ride our camels back to Merzouga after the sunrise, where breakfast and a shower waits for us in the hotel.

The Trip Includes:

-A room in the hotels to leave some of your luggage, and a shower
– Parking for your car (if you have one)
– 2 Overnights in Nomad tents (Desert camp)
– Dinners and breakfasts
– Camel for each person/ led by a guide
– Guided excursion to visit & have lunch with nomad peoples
– Bottled water
– Sandboarding in the dunes

The Trip Includes:

– A room in the hotel to leave some of your luggage, as well as a shower

– Parking for your car (if you have)

– Overnight in Nomad tents (Desert camp)

– Dinner and breakfast

– Camel per person ( Camel ride for 1 hour 30 min each way)

– Bottled water

– Sandboarding in the dune

How to Get to Merzouga:

There are several easy ways to get to Merzouga via public transport, it just depends from where you are coming. There is a daily Supratours bus from Marrakech that passes through Ourzazate and Errachidia that arrives in Merzouga in the evening, and from Fez there is a Supratours bus every night, via Meknes, to Merzouga, arriving at 6 am in the morning. We can pick you up from the bus and bring you to our hotel. If you are coming to Merzouga by a rental car, I’ll meet you at the hotel called “AUBERGE LE PETIT PRINCE.” This hotel is located about 600 meters near the centre of Merzouga, and there are signs directing you to the hotel. Otherwise, depending on your budget and travel needs, we can arrange private transport by car or arrange a transport in a taxi.
 
For more information about “SUPRATOURS” buses (connected to the ONCF train system), and changes to the schedule, visit the website: www.supratours.ma
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