MOROCCO CAMEL TREKS

MERZOUGA & ERG CHEBBI DESERT CAMEL RIDES

Morocco Camel Trekking Tours To Watch The Sunset/Sunrise On The Golden Dunes

Morocco Camel Treks is one of the things to do in Morocco. It will allow you to experience the real Sahara desert. By taking a Morocco camel trip, You will trek on the back of a camel for a 1/2-hour onto the dunes to watch the sunset and return back to your hotel where you started. Or simply continue to the standard or luxury desert camp to spend the overnight in the middle of nowhere. Enjoy a delicious dinner under the stars and gather around the campfire for local music. Watch the sunrise on the top of a dune the next morning.

1 - Sunrise Camel Trek:

Your trip begins early around 4-5am taking you in a magnificent camel trek through the dunes of Erg Chebbi. You will be accompanied with a guide who knows well the track that leads to a high dune and who can speak some Spanish, English or French. Near your hotel/desert camp, you will mount your camel and start trekking ahead deep inside the orange dunes, all you will see is vast sea sand, and all you can hear is the footsteps of your camel. In order to have a fabulous view and experience the peace, tranquility, sensation and sights you must climb the tallest dune. Otherwise, watch the sunrise around your camel park area. You will appreciate the serenity and tranquility of the desert. After spending these precious moments watching the sunrise you will return to your Auberge/camp or to the starting area.

2- Sunset Camel Trek

Your journey begins with the caravan of Sahara around 4-5 pm taking you in a wonderful camel trek through the orange dunes of Erg Chebbi. You will be accompanied with a guide who knows well the the path that leads to high dunes and who can speak some Spanish, English or French. Near your desert camp /hotel, you will mount your camel and start moving ahead deep inside the dunes, all you will see is vast sea sand, and all you can hear is the footsteps of your camel. In order to have a fabulous view you must climb to the top of the dunes to experience the peace, tranquility, sensation and sights. Instead watch the sunset around your camel park area. You will appreciate the serenity and tranquility of the desert. After spending these valuable moments watching the sunset you will return to the starting area.

3 - Overnight Camel Trek:

This wonderful camel trip starts around 4 pm in the afternoon (depend on your arrival time) allowing you to reach to the Oasis deep inside the dunes where you will spend the night in a Luxury or Traditional Berber tent.

Near the hotel/camp, you ride your camel and you will be trekking for a half hour over the impressive golden dunes. You will be accompanied with a guide who can speak some Spanish, English or French. You will enjoy the views of the vast sea sand dunes and watch your shadow lengthening on it along the path that leads to the perfect high dunes. Your will have enough time to capture the sunset ( if you climb the tallest dunes, you will treasure the panoramic picture forever)  , then you will get back to your camel to take you to your camp. The only sound you can hear is the footsteps of your camel. When you arrive to the private desert camp, the staff will will welcome you warmly with fresh Berber whiskey (mint tea). Then they will show you your own private tent. After relaxing and dining under clear, starry sky, the crew staff will set up a campfire and starts playing the rhythms of drums, singing songs, joking and telling stories around. You can have a walk on the sand or climb the dunes to brows the sky with its brilliant stars. Sleeping in a luxury modern tent or under camel hair tent like a nomads do. Waking up very earlier to climb the highest dunes to witness the sunrise and the ever-changing colors of the dunes. You will be pleased about the sensation, serenity, sights, tranquility and peace of the desert.

After all these enjoyable moments, you will have your breakfast then pack your stuffs up and get ready for the new day. 

4 - Multi Day Camel Trek:

2 Days Camel Ride Introduction:

Most travelers visiting the desert crave to experience a nomadic way of life: go on a camel ride, dine under the stars, spend the night in Berber tent, additionally view the incredible sunset or sunrise over the dunes.

Sahara Camel Trekking tours is an activity in Sahara desert which will allow you to experience the mean of transport of Bedouins. Come and have a desert adventure with a camel and guide who will accompany you through the extraordinary scenery of the dunes while enjoying sunrise or sunset.

2 Days Camel Ride Itinerary:

Day 1: Hotel – Camel ride for Crossing the dunes – Overnight At nomad family.

Day 2: Nomad Family – Crossing the rocky desert(Hamada) – Stay at Desert Camp ( Luxury or standard )

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Suggestion:

  • You might want to have an excursion around the dunes by 4×4 vehicle to explore the tiny villages, fossil sites, and visiting a nomad family. 
  • Check our Morocco tours from Marrakech to choose the right one for you. We have several desert tours designed for riding a camel in Morocco.

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Experience a camel ride across the astonishing dunes of Erg Chebbi.

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Faqs on Morocco camel treks

Yes, We do arrange the 2 nights camel trekking tours at Erg Chebbi and Merzouga region. Tell us how many nights you want to include on the trip and we will suggest you an itinerary for your adventure.

When intending to visit the Sahara desert on your Morocco tour, please make sure to wear long pants especially if you have an allergy to camel skin. If you are coming in the wintertime, warm clothes are highly recommended as it gets cold once the sun goes down.