Camel trek Morocco 7 days

There are probably many ways to discover the Moroccan desert. One of them is to make a Morocco camel trekking in the Sahara. Through the desert hike, you will discover different places, landscapes, and dunes. You will sleep for several nights in the desert, in a wild camping in the Sahara, far from inhabited areas.

The Morocco camel trekking 7 days is often chosen by those who have already gone to the desert and wish to discover it further or by those who prefer long hikes. The Sahara desert trek of 7 days is also a good experience for those who want to go on an adventure. During this long-trekking program, you can discover many wild places and many different dunes in the M’hamid El Ghizlane area.

What is the best time to do a camel trek in Morocco?

The best period to do a Morocco camel trekking is from September to the end of May. During this time, the weather is pleasant. From June to August, temperatures are much too high for a hike in the Moroccan desert. They can reach 50 °. It is also important to pay attention to the change in temperature at night during the winter. There may be a considerable gap. Good equipment is needed then for your Morocco desert trip.

 

Morocco camel trek 7 days : From M’hamid to Erg Smar…

  • Day 1 M’hamid to Sidi Naji

On the first day of your Morocco desert hiking tour of 7 days, you will start your trip with nomads. The caravan will advance slowly during some hours in the desert before arrive to the tomb of Sidi Naji. This is a beautiful place in the Sahara often visited by travelers. It’s a place of pilgrimage for the Nouaji tribe.

The first night will be done in a Sahara wild camping in the dunes of Sidi Naji. 

  • Day 2  From Sidi Naji you go to the Erg Zahar dunes

On the second day, you will do impressive discoveries in the Sahara! After leaving Sidi Naji, the caravan of camels will take the direction of Erg Zahar. The dunes are also called “the screaming dunes”. The landscapes are really beautiful from the top of the high dunes at Erg Zahara. Overnight on spot after a dinner around a campfire. 

  • Day 3 The advenutre continues : from Erg Zahar to Erg Smar

Your Morocco desert trekking adventure continues! On the program: new landscapes in the Sahara, a relaxing trip and sharing experience with nomads. Discovery of Erg Smar and surrounding dunes. 

…your Morocco camel adventure trip continues

  • Day 4 You arrive at the Erg Chigaga big dunes : Your Morocco camel tour will bring you on the next day to Erg Chigaga where you will discover the highest dunes of the Moroccan Sahara. You will sleep in a wild nomadic camp at Erg Chigaga under the starry sky.
  • Day 5 Visit of Erg Bougarn : After visiting the dunes of Erg Chigaga, it’s time to go visit another beautiful place in the Sahara – Erg Bougarn. Erg Bougarne was a place of an Oasis before transforming in a desert place. The caravan will stop there for the night. 
  • Day 6 Discover Oued Naam  : On the next day of your Sahara trekking trip you will visit Oued Naam. 
  • Day 7 Back to M’hamid : It is the last day of your Morocco camel trekking tour in the Sahara. You will arrive in the village of M’hamid El Ghizlane about noon or in the early afternoon.

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What is the best way to discover the Sahara?

  • Morocco camel trekking tour

The Morocco desert trek, however, requires some physical effort. This is a point not to be underestimated. Also, note the adventurous side of this type of trip in the Moroccan desert. If you are comfortable with these two points, go for it! Make your bag and choose your Sahara camel trip program!

  • 4×4 Morocco Sahara trip

Those who see the trip in the Morocco desert rather than a part of the tour of Southern Morocco, the Draa Valley, Oasis, typical villages, should opt instead for a Morocco desert tour. The Morocco desert trip is a set of discoveries during the tour to the Sahara. Often, it is punctuated by several stages with stops on the way. Once arrived in the desert, you will spend one or more nights in our desert camp in M’hamid. During your stay at the Sahara camping, you will have the opportunity to do a camel ride, to admire the beautiful sunset over the dunes, to make a 4×4 excursion to Erg Chigaga.

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