Venture on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Morocco’s stunning Sahara Desert. In this 3 nights Merzouga Camel Trekking tour , you’ll experience the magic of Erg Chebbi, ride camels across towering dunes, and camp under a star-studded desert sky. Here’s your three-day itinerary for an epic camel trekking adventure in the Moroccan desert.
Upon your arrival in the picturesque village of Merzouga, you’ll be welcomed to the heart of the Sahara Desert. Your adventure begins with a brief introduction to camel riding, where you’ll meet your reliable camel companions and experienced guides. As the day unfolds, you’ll embark on a camel trek into the breathtaking Erg Chebbi dunes, which stretch as far as the eye can see. In the evening, prepare to be enchanted as you witness a mesmerizing Sahara sunset, turning the dunes into a palette of warm, rosy hues. The day concludes with your arrival at a traditional Berber desert camp, where you’ll settle into comfortable tents. A delightful Moroccan dinner will be served under the stars, creating a captivating atmosphere with traditional music and storytelling by the campfire.
Rise early to experience the sheer magic of a Sahara sunrise over the dunes, a sight that will leave you breathless. After a hearty breakfast at the desert camp, your day offers a range of exciting activities and cultural experiences to choose from.
You will visit local Berber families, gaining insight into their traditional way of life and sharing in their warm hospitality. Engage in conversations, witness age-old traditions, and perhaps even enjoy a cup of mint tea with your gracious hosts.
Another fascinating visit awaits at Dar Gnawa in Khamlia, a village renowned for its vibrant Gnawa music culture. Here, you’ll immerse yourself in the hypnotic rhythms of this ancient African musical tradition, performed by talented local musicians.
In the late afternoon, you’ll set off on a short camel ride to reach a panoramic dune, from which you’ll witness another awe-inspiring desert sunset, casting a bewitching glow over the landscape. After dinner, as the night sky unveils its brilliance, lay back and indulge in stargazing, far removed from the ambient lights of the city, reflecting on the day’s cultural immersion and adventures.
On the third day of our 3-night camel trekking expedition in Merzouga, we begin with a hearty breakfast. The following 4×4 vehicle transports us to our next destination—a serene oasis nestled amidst date palm trees.
Here, we’ll enjoy a leisurely lunch and spend the entire day, climbing a towering dune for exhilarating sandboarding sessions. As the sun sets majestically over the dunes of Erg Chebbi, we’ll take in the breathtaking view from the summit.
After the sunset spectacle, we return to our camp, where we’ll spend our third night. The evening promises a delectable dinner, the rhythmic melodies of music, and a tranquil stroll beneath the star-studded desert sky.
The final day of your adventure begins with a leisurely breakfast at the desert camp, allowing you to savor the tranquility of the desert one last time. As you bid farewell to your desert haven, you’ll return to Merzouga village, reflecting on the memories and experiences gathered during your time in the Sahara. Your journey concludes as you check into your chosen hotel or riad in Merzouga, bringing your desert adventure to a close while carrying with you the enchantment of the Moroccan Sahara.