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Camel Trekking tours to the Dunes of Erg Chebbi

from the edge of the Desert
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Omar liked his style of life doing caravans and the easyness of life. He wanted to show this and the beauty of the desert to others who have never had the chance experience what he has. Omar began to organize tours from his familly auberge in 1997 and he has been doing it ever since.

Here is a list of tours available which begin from the edge of the desert to the dunes of Erg Chebbi:

Sunrise Tour Sunset Tour Campfire
1) The Classic Camel Ride- 1 night in Erg Chebbi euro 40 pp
Tour:

This trip begins around 4pm, depending on when you arrive, we have a secured car park at our place where you can leave your car and other stuff, free swimming pool available to use during the summer. The camels will be packed with food, blankets and everything else which we will need. The trek will start right into the desert, where it is completely secluded.. An hour camel ride thru the Golden Sand Dunes of Erg chebbi followed with some stops along for pictures, a nice spot for the sunset. The path we take willl lead us to a Nomadic Berber Luxury Camp in the the middle of the dunes. This is where we willl spend the night. It will be a magical night when the sky is clear of cover and stars sparkle and shine with intensity. You will get your own private luxury tent, the tent has proper bedding, light, private bath and shower.

After a wonderful dinner, we will build a campfire and play drums and sing the songs of the Berber, Toureg and southern Moroccans.

In the morning you can get up early to take a walk over the sand dunes and watch the sunrise, trek back to Merzouga, breakfast at the Riad, end of the trek.

Duration: 1 night
Price includes:

- Rented camel and guide
- Bottled mineral water
- Private luxury Tent ( with private bath and private shower)
- Dinner and Breakfast
- Night drum party
- Sandboarding (if it's requiered)!
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2) Camel Trek Extreme Sport - 2 nights in Erg Chebbi euro 90 pp
Tour:

This trip begins at around 4pm (depending on when you arrive). The camels will be packed with food, blankets and everything else which we will need. The trek will start right into the desert, where it is completely secluded. The camp is located beside aproximatly a 120 meters high dune, which is where you will be spending hours of fun sandbording. You will have the chance to watch the sunset over the dunes, dinner at the camp, listen to some local music and dancing, overnight stay.

In the morning, you climb the dunes to watch the sunrise, breakfast at the camp, we will have around 2 hours camel riding to reach our next destination, a hidden oasis where we will have our lunch and admire the beauty and the hight of the sand dunes. After lunch we head towards the home of a Touareg family with whom you will spend your second night and share some time with.

Next day, an early morning wake up to watch the sunrise, trek back to Merzouga, breakfast at the Riad with the possibility to shower, end of the two nights trek.

*Note, this tour can be done in reverse. The first night could be with a Touarey family and the second night at the camp in the dunes. Sandboarding with take place on day 2 once you are in the sand dunes.

Duration: 2 nights
Price includes:

- Rented camel and guide
- Bottled water
- Nomad tent with matress and blanket for 1 night
- 1 night with a Berber nomad family
- 2 Dinners and 2 Breakfasts and Lunch
- Sandboarding the dunes

Sandboarding Dune Riding Sandboarding
3) Morning Camel Trek Experience - 1 night in Erg Chebbi euro 65 pp
Tour:

This trip begins at around 9am, you get picked up from your hostel, be taken to our place where you can leave your car in a secured car park, get changed, get packed and go on the camel ride. The trek will start right to the Sahara Desert thru the golden sand dunes of Erg chebbi, stops along for pictures, a nice spot for some panormaic views, lunch in the desert either by the Nomads in the Sahara or in a hidden oasis, break in the shade, camel ride again deep in the desert, sunset in the sahara, dinner and overnight stay (two possible options, either stay that night in the tent or by the Nomads.

Next day, watch the sunrise in the desert, camel ride back to Merzouga, breakfast at the Kasbah Riad with the possibility to shower, end of the trek.

You should expect around 4 hours camel ride in total, 2 hours camel ride in the morning, an hour in the afternoon after lunch and and an hour camel ride back the last day, a distance of 20 klms.


Duration: 1 night
Price includes:

- Rented camel and guide
- Bottled mineral water
- Private Luxury tent with private bath and shower
- Lunch in the Desert
- Dinner, Breakfast

4) Camel Trophy "" - 2 nights, one at the Kasbah Riad and one in the desert euro 95 pp all inclusive
Tour:

This trek combines two acctivities, camel riding and the 4x4, it depends when you're arriving! 1) if it's a late afternoon or an evening arrival, then you're better staying the first night at the Kasbah Riad. You get accompanied with one of our staff to the Kasbah, get your room (private room with a private bath and shower) and be showen around, a welcome ment tea either at the terrace overlooking the dunes, or at the small oasis or beside the pool, dinner and overnight stay

Next day, after breakfast at the Riad, you depart at 9am on a 4x4 tour which includes all the highlights of the Region, such as Merzouga gardens to learn about the water irrigation system, meet the Real Nomads living in the Desert, visit the old Berber Villages, the Coal Minnes, the Sacred Oasis in a hidden corner, visit to the Gnoua people and listen to some of their Spiritual music, travel around the Erg Chebbi dunes with stops along, lunch in the Desert (Berber Pizza), Back to the accommodation for the Camel Ride.

You get changed and get ready for the Camel ride, an hour and a half trek thru the Golden Sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, stops along for pictures, a nice spot for the sunset, trek down to the camp, dinner and tent overnight stay.

An early morning wake up to watch the sunrise over the dunes, trek back for breakfast and shower, end of the tour.

2) If you are here on time for the camel ride and you choosed to go to the desert first, then the second day when you comeback from the trek you go on the 4x4 tour and be transported back to the accommodation for the second overnight.

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Duration: 2 nights
Price includes:

- Rented camel and guide
- Bottled Mineral Water
- Private LuxuryTent overnight stay (private bath with shower)
- 1 night at the hostel (private room with a private bath and shower)
- The Camel Riding
- Dinner and Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 1
- Night drum party
-Private AC 4x4 tour (vhicule fuel included)

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