Camel trek Morocco
The Morocco camel trekking in the desert is a hike in the Sahara. It is a walk in the desert with Sahrawi nomads and a caravan of camels. The Morocco desert trekking is of a few days, four to five. But the desert trekking can be longer: 7 days, or 15 for the most motivated. The Sahara camel trekking tour is also characterized by overnights in desert camp.
The Sahara trekking requires a physical effort. Walking in the sand is different from walking in the mountains or on flat terrain. The walk in the desert can be alternated with a ride on the back of the camels. Thanks to the Morocco camel trekking trip, you will discover the different faces of the Sahara, the dunes, the regs, the hamadas, … The ground is sometimes flat, sometimes hilly because of the dunes more or less high. The camel trekking in the desert is accessible to all. The level of difficulty of the Morocco camel trek can be adapted.
The hike in the Moroccan desert can be practiced individually or in groups. The nomads of the desert will accompany you in this adventure. They know how to take care of the camels, to mount the mobile camp for the night, to prepare meals in the desert, know the desert and will guide you, … The camel trek Morocco is practiced between September and May when the temperatures allow the desert hike in the Sahara.Camel trek Morocco and Morocco desert tour: two ways to discover the Sahara
The Morocco camel trekking will make you experience the Sahara in a different way than the desert tour. Trekking in the desert is mainly a physical activity inherent to the discovery of nature, desert, wild places. It is the camel trek in the Moroccan desert that allows you to discover the desert as you walk. The Sahara camel trekking tour is also a kind of adventure trip. You will spend nights in the desert in nomadic tents or under the stars.
The Morocco desert tour is a different trip. It is not the final destination that is the most important but the visit of the places crossed on the road to the desert … For example, the beautiful Draa Valley which extends from Ouarzazate to the last oasis, M’hamid … We offer Morocco desert tours from Marrakech, Sahara desert trips from Ouarzazate and Fez to Sahara desert tours.
Morocco desert excursions and day trips in the Sahara
Make the discovery of the Morocco desert through day trips: camel riding tour or a 4×4 excursion to admire the sunset in the great dunes Erg Chegaga, Merzouga or M’hamid.
What to do in Morocco? You are planning to stay in Morocco. Explore, discover, visit the Morocco desert. Sahara desert excursions and Morocco desert tours are a good idea of activity during your holidays in Morocco.
Morocco desert camp
Our Morocco Sahara desert camp is located in M’hamid El Ghizlane. This Morocco desert camp is composed of 4 nomadic tents. Spacious and comfortable, it guarantees you a pleasant stay in the Moroccan desert. The Sahara stay in our desert camp M’hamid allows you to discover the desert, the Sahrawi nomad’s lifestyle, traditional Moroccan dishes. You can also enjoy a camel trekking program or a camel ride during your weekend in the Morocco desert. Our desert camp in M’hamid allows to astronomy enthusiasts to admire the stars at night. Enjoy an evening with traditional music too!
Camel trek Morocco
The Morocco camel trekking is a walking activity that can be practiced by everyone. A 3-day Sahara camel trekking tour, a 5-day Morocco desert trek, a 7-day Sahara camel hike, it is an original activity for your Morocco holidays! The Morocco desert trek is also a desert adventure, an immersion in the nomadic culture.
The starting point for our camel trek Morocco programs is the village of M’hamid El Ghizlane, located about 260km southwest of Ouarzazate. The village of M’hamid El Ghizlane, which is one of the gateways of the Moroccan desert, is easily accessible.
Here are some dunes in the desert of M’hamid that we recommend you to visit: Erg Lihoudi (the Jewish dunes), Erg Smar, Erg Chegaga, Erg Bougarn, Erg Smila, Erg Zahar (the screaming dunes), … In addition to the Sahara came trekking tour, you can spend overnights in a desert camp.
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Camel trekking Sahara Morocco
September - December 2022
It's already possible to plan a Morocco camel trekking tour in the Sahara for next months.
September to December is a perfect period to do a desert camel trekking or to program a stay in a Morocco Sahara desert camp. The Sahara travel experience is an adventure trip, very appreciated by travellers.
Our programs start from a day Sahara camel trip to 3-day Morocco Sahara trekking tour (surroundings of M'hamid), 5 days Morocco desert hike (M'hamid to Erg Chigaga camel tour, M'hamid to Erg Zahar desert hike) (or more!).
A 7-day Morocco Sahara camel tour is also a good option! A luxury camel trekking formula is also available.
During this Sahara camel excursion you will enjoy nomadic lifestyle and experience the wild camping in the desert!
If you want to do a day desert tour from M'hamid, there are many options. A tailor-made 4X4 excursion to the big dunes of Erg Chigaga, a tour to visit the Kasbahs in the village of M'hamid El Ghizlane, a private Sahara trekking...
The 4x4 desert trip to Erg Chigaga with delicious lunch in an Oasis and an overnight in a Morocco desert camp is very appreciated.
Every private Sahara camel trip could be customized for even more authenticity and depending on your wishes about the activities (star gazing and astronomy, photography, discovery of the local architecture or cooperatives, culinary workshop, african percussion workshop, ...).
Departures for the desert are planned from the main cities: Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Agadir, ...
If you go to Merzouga, a camel trekking tour in the Erg Chebbi dunes could be organized. You can also visit Merzouga by 4x4, or its surroundings. Enjoy an overnight in a Merzouga desert camp.
Camel trek : do you plan a Morocco Sahara trip?
New Year's Eve 2022
Travel to Morocco desert
If you plan to spend the New Year's Eve 2022 in Morocco, why not to try a unique experience in the desert? It's possible to choose a private or a group trip to the Sahara to celebrate this special event.
You will enjoy visits on many touristic places on the road to the Sahara desert. Also, the stay in a Morocco desert camp for the New Year's Eve is a very amazing and magic experience. Live an outstanding travelling experience in the Morocco desert!
Celebrate the New Year's Eve 2022 in Erg Chigaga desert camp
A 3-day Marrakech to Erg Chigaga tour is available for the New Year's Eve 2022 starting on December 30. If you travel from Ouarzazate, then the departure is done on December 31 for this 2-day Erg Chigaga excursion.
Enjoy a M'hamid desert camp experience
If you prefer to spend the New Year's Eve in M'hamid, so we offer departures from Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Zagora, Agadir... Enjoy an exceptional event in a Morocco desert camp under the stars!
New Year's Eve 2022 Merzouga desert camp
Erg Chebbi is also an incredible destination for the New Year's Eve in the Morocco desert. Departures are possible from Marrakech (3 days), Ouarzazate (2 days) or Agadir (3 days).
Morocco New Year's Eve 2022
Morocco Sahara desert camp
Enjoy a pleasant stay in our Morocco Sahara desert camp located in M’hamid El Ghizlane. Comfortable tents, delicious traditional meals, activities, everything is planned to offer you an unforgettable stay in the Moroccan desert. You will enjoy a cozy and warm stay in the camp. All around you can see the golden dunes covered with tamarisks.
If you want to visit the Sahara during your Morocco holidays…
You can also plan to spend a weekend in the desert with a departure from Marrakech or Ouarzazate. It is a perfect program to discover the Morocco desert for 2 or 3 days. Relaxing, camel excursion, a day trekking in the Sahara, visit of the local Kasbahs, special events… A custom activity or workshop can be organized depending on your wishes. Enjoy authentic Sahrawi music around a campfire under a starry sky! In our desert camp in M’hamid, you will find also luxury tents.
Morocco desert tours
Yoga in the Sahara
We are a local team of experienced guides. We work together as a big family to offer travelers the best possible desert stay. The camel trek experience is a shared experience for travelers and for us. Our first mission is to offer you a safe and enjoyable trip in the Sahara which we know very well. We will make you discover our culture. Your Morocco desert trip is also a rich human experience. The trip in the Sahara is a unique adventure. Authenticity, immersion in the local culture, originality are also the highlights of our Morocco desert tours. We can organize a tailor-made Morocco desert trips.