September to December: the ideal time for a Morocco camel trekking tour in the Sahara
Camel trek Morocco 4 days
If you plan to spend a holiday in Morocco in September or October, you can enjoy to escape the daily for 4 days and make a camel trek in the Sahara Desert.
Come to the Morocco desert
The starting point for this camel trek Morocco is the village of M’hamid, 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, including by your own means of transport, by bus (Marrakech, Ouarzazate) or by taxi. A private transfer can also be arranged.
Camel trekking in the desert: an original activity for your holidays in Morocco
Trekking is a walking activity that can be practiced by everyone. The duration of the walk in the day can be adapted. The camel trek Morocco in the Sahara desert allows to go on an adventure, to escape the daily, to get to know the desert, to meet the nomadic culture. The camel trekking tour is an original activity for your stay in Morocco.
The program of the camel trek Morocco of 4 days
During the 4-day desert trek in the Sahara, you will follow in the footsteps of the old trans-Saharan caravans, accompanied by nomads from M’hamid.
You will discover the different faces of the Sahara: ergs (dunes), regs (hamadas, flat land covered with stones), desert plateaus. You will enjoy this trek to advance in the desert on the back of dromedaries, lunch in the shade of tamarix, prepare dishes on the fire … At night, you will sleep in the Moroccan desert, in nomadic mobile camp.
Some dunes to visit around M’hamid during your 4 days trek
Here are some dunes in the desert of M’hamid that deserve to be visited: Erg Lihoudi (the Jewish dunes), Erg Smar, Erg Chegaga, Erg Bougarn, Erg Smila, Erg Zahar (the screaming dunes), … During your camel trek Morocco 4 days, you will discover some of these places and spend the night there.
Sleeping in the desert
In addition to your Sahara trekking program, you can experience sleeping in the Moroccan desert, in a fixed desert camp. One or more overnights in our Morocco desert camp located in M’hamid can be scheduled before departure of the trek or return from your hike in the Sahara.