Experience the Magistic Sahara desert of Morocco in an amazing way, trek with camels in the silence of the dunes. An amazing opportunity to live in the wild of Morocco for a few days.

The overview of the camel desert trekking in Morocco:

  • Name of the trip: Desert Camel trekking in Morocco
  • DESTINATION: Erg Ezzahar and the beautiful Draa valley
  • LEVEL:  From easy to average
  • DURATION: 6 days
  • DEPARTURE: From Marrakech
  • BEST PERIOD:  From October to May
  • LUGGAGE:  Carried by camels
  • TRANSPORT:  Tourist van/ 4 by 4
  • ACCOMMODATION:  Tents (1 for 2 persons) during the trek
  • GUIDING: CFAMM certified mountain guides

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 Desert camel trekking in Morocco

6 days Challenge and adventure in Erg Chegaga

desert Morocco trekking

Desert camel trekking in Morocco is a follow of the steps of Nomads in the Sahara desert, and the charming camel carrying the language. Our Desert trekking in Chigaga dunes is a go deep in the wild of Morocco, Experience the silence of the Sahara desert with a professional team. Pass through valleys, Villages, plateaus, Sand dunes, and Oases to get best of the South East Morocco. When you experience Morocco camel trekking With Adrar Travel you will feel the great achievement that adds value to your holiday and eventually to your life.

In addition to our 7 days trekking in the Sahara desert to Erg Chegaga, This 6 days camel trek from Marrakech is a real opportunity and challenge to other hidden Ergs ( Dunes), to chill in wild Morocco accompanying the camel crew and a professional guide who will enlighten your experience in the Sahara of Morocco.

Camel trekking in Morocco Itinerary:

1st day: Travel from Marrakech to Mhamid

  • Meet at the Airport of Marrakech or At your Riad/hotel
  • Stop to visit the UNESCO site of Ait Ben Haddou, Where we will also have lunch.
  • Drive through the Anti Atlas mountains following the valley of Draa, Just when the Paved road ends, we will stop for overnight at Mhamid village.

Duration: 8 Hours drive

Meal: Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 2 – Trekking from Mhamid to Sidi Naji

  • Meet our team of Camel men and the cook
  • Departure walking in the desert.
  • Reach the dunes of Sidi Naji between dunes and desert plateaus.
  • Lunch break 
  • The camping is in the heart of the Erg (dunes), after a day of intense trekking in the Sahara desert.
  • Free time to explore around and enjoy the fabulous sunset

Duration: 5 hours

Meals: Full board

Accommodation: Camping

Day 3 – Trek from Sidi Naji to Erg Ezzahar:

  • Start the camel trek after Breakfast to the magnificent Erg Ezzahar dune  
  • Crossing a long desert plateau. This sea of sand dunes is spacious and offers
  • Enjoy the splendid view over the entire dry Drâa River. This is the true Sahara as we imagine it!
  • Overnight camping in the middle of the dunes, or sleeping under the stars(during summer it’s an option)

Duration: 5-6 hours

Meals: Full board

Accommodation: Camping

Day 4 – Trekking from Erg Ezzahar to Boughbra:

  • Trekking in the Dunes with the magnificent sceneries
  • Cross of the Draa Ouadi with its palms and amazing landscape
  • Lunch break with the exploration of the desert vegetation
  • The afternoon desert camel trek continues on its way to the dunes where we set up camp.
  • Join our best camp on this trek
  • Enjoy the sunset on the dune and a good tajine for dinner under the stars.

Duration: 5 hours

Meals: Full board

Accommodation: Camping

Day 5 – Trek Boughbra to Ouled Driss:

  • We leave the sand dunes of Boughbra for trekking towards Oulad Driss.
  • Cross a varied landscape of the tour including dunes, Oases, villages
  • The nomadic atmosphere between simplicity and sharing this last evening in the desert.
  • The camp is set in the village of Oulad Driss where you can enjoy a warm shower

Duration: 4-5 hours trek

Meals: Full board

Accommodation: fixed camp

Day 6 – Driver from Ouled Driss to Marrakech:

  • After breakfast, we leave Ouled Driss towards Marrakech
  • Lunchtime at Ouarzazate
  • Cross of the High Atlas mountains
  • Arrive in Marrakech in the early evening
  • Drop off at your hotel in Marrakech

The highlight of the camel desert trekking in Morocco: Desert camel trekking in Morocco

  • Experience the land, the people, and the wildlife of the Sahara Desert
  • The UNESCO site of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Explore Erg Chigaga dunes
  • Cross of the majestic Atlas mountains
  • The amazing landscape of Erg Ezzahar
  • Draa valley and its date palmtress
  • Villages and ksars
  • Explore the desert of Morocco and its famous dunes
  • Wild Morocco adventure
  • Camel trekking challenge adventure
  • Explore the Sahara environment




Desert camel trekking What to bring for the camel desert trekking:

  • Suitable walking clothes ( long and light trousers and tops
  • A warm jacket especially if your Sahara trekking trip is in Wintertime( December to March)
  • Water bottle
  • Small backpack
  • Hat, or cap
  • Scarf
  • Sleeping bag adapted to the period of your trekking in the Sahara trip
  • Headlamp
  • Lighter
  • Good walking shoes



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