Camel trek M’hamid 7 days

Camel trek M’hamid – Morocco desert trek 7 days – Morocco camel trekking 7 days – Erg Chigaga trekking tour

  • Sahara nomadic experience - Adventure tripSahara nomadic experience - Adventure trip
  • Camel rideCamel ride
  • Discovery of the different faces of the SaharaDiscovery of the different faces of the Sahara
  • Overnights in the desert (tent or under the stars)Overnights in the desert (tent or under the stars)

Camel trek M'hamid 7 days

Morocco desert trek – Camel trekking Morocco 7 days – Camel trek Mhamid – Sahara camel trekking tour

Day 1

Camel trek M’hamid – visit of the Sidi Naji dunes

For this camel trekking tour from M’hamid, you first meet your guides. M’hamid El Ghizlane is the last village before the desert and this village is the main point for many Sahara camel tours in Morocco. So, your 7-day Morocco camel trekking tour is starting in M’hamid.

A turban on your head, the caravan is now ready to go for this trip in the desert. The camels carry equipment and provisions. You enjoy 2 or 3 hours of Sahara hike in the morning. At noon, break in the shade of the tamaris for lunch.

Your Morocco camel trek continues in the afternoon to the tomb of the Sidi Naji marabout, a place of pilgrimage for the Nouaji tribe. You install the mobile camp at the foot dunes to Sidi Naji. Dinner around a campfire under the shiny stars.

Day 2

Camel trekking from Sidi Naji to Erg Zahar

On the second day of your Morocco desert trekking, you leave the dunes of Sidi Naji and you take the direction of Erg Zahar.

The dunes of Erg Zahar are also called “screaming dunes”. They emit a crystalline sound in contact with the wind. The view on the Sahara desert is impregnable. You enjoy this beautiful landscape of nature and a beautiful sunset. The overnight is planned in Erg Zahar, in a wild camp.

Day 3

On the path of the Sahraoui caravans : Erg Zahar to Erg Smar

The third day of your 7-day Sahara camel trekking tour in Morocco is devoted to a trip to Erg Smar. The desert hike is a perfect way to discover new landscapes in the Sahara.

The hamadas (desert plateau) and ergs (dunes) follow one another. You spend your third night at the foot of the dunes of Erg Smar.

Day 4

Trekking tour from M’hamid to Erg Chigaga great dunes

If you want to go trekking from M’hamid to the big dunes of Erg Chigaga, you need to spend at least 6 days beacause of the distance. One of the reasons for choosing this 7-day trek from M’hamid is that it allows you to discover the dunes of Erg Chigaga.

Your hiking trip starts after breakfast.  Departure from Erg Smar for the great dunes of Erg Chigaga, called “sea of sand”.

Erg Chigaga is home to the largest dunes in the Moroccan desert. The landscapes are really beautiful.

After your daily walk, you install with your guides the mobile nomadic camp at Erg Chigaga to spend the overnight there.

Day 5

Erg Chegaga – Erg Bougarne

The next day, camel trek in the morning for about 2 hours. You will leave Erg Chigaga to go to another dunes in the Sahara – Erg Bougarne. The dunes of Erg Bougarne (which are located in the spot of an old oasis) are a beautiful place to visit. You will stop there for the night. Dinner around the fire.

Day 6

From Erg Bougarne to Oued Naam

On the sixth day of your Morocco camel trekking trip, you take the way to visit Oued Naam.

Hiking about 5 hours during the day. You will spend the night in this place. 

Day 7

Oued Naam – back to M’hamid village

This is the last day of your Sahara trekking tour from M’hamid. 

The nomadic camp is bent, the camels are loaded and the caravan takes the direction of M’hamid.

Arrival in the village in the early afternoon.

Morocco desert camp in M’hamid

Where to spend the night before the departure for the trek? 

  • You can spend the night before your departure trek in our desert camp located in M’hamid.
  • It is recommended to spend the night before the departure for your Sahara trek in M’hamid or in the surroundings.
  • You can also stay at the desert camp for an extra night at your back from the camel trekking Sahara tour.

Morocco desert camp

Do you know how to reach M’hamid for the Morocco camel trekking program?

Several solutions exist :

  • You can go to the village of M’hamid by bus. Bus lines provide transport from the main cities: Ouarzazate, Marrakech …
  • You can also opt for a shared / private taxi trip.
  • We can organize the transfer to the desert (private or in a group) by making you enjoy a visit of the beautiful Drâa Valley, typical villages, kasbahs, and the palm grove … if you are interested in this option, contact us for more information.

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