4 Days Camel trekking in Morocco – Erg Chigaga

The Sahrawi developed their nomadic culture which in turn has made trekking part and parcel of their lives. Camel trips are a product of this rich culture. It is this culture that we propose to you , to discover the daily life of nomadic Moors of southern Morocco.

Camel Trekking in Morocco 4 Days

Day 1: Mhamid– Oued Naam

Camel Trekking in Morocco 4 Days This trip explores wonderful parts of the big desert. We start our camel tour heading towards the big dunes of Erg Chigaga. After about 3 hours riding we stop for a lunch break under a shadowy tree, enjoy a tea and relax. We then continue for another 3 hours between riding and trekking until we reach a dry river (Oued Naam) where we will set our camp, have dinner and spend the night in a tent or under the starlit sky.

Day 2: Oued Naam – Lotide

In the morning, our trip continues in the midst of the desert. We will cross a large part of the desert for about 3 hours before we stop somewhere for lunch. After our meal, we continue our exploration and enjoy the fabulous desert landscape. After another about 3 hours ride, we will set our camp in the wonderful dune area of Lotide. Here we will have dinner and spend the night under the starlit sky or in tents.

Day 3: Lotide – Erg Chigaga

Enjoy the sunrise and morning breakfast before we carry on with trekking towards the big dunes of Erg Chigaga. Lunch and a cup of tea are offered in the Sacred Oasis before we reach the dunes. In this oasis, you will find palm trees anda source of water running the whole year that is used by nomads for personal use and for their herds.

After another 15 km of riding, we arrive to the big dunes of Erg Chegaga, reaching a height of 300 m and a span of 40 km. Here you can admire the sunset and experience a different world, one made of calmness and tranquility. You will enjoy dinner accompanied by local entertainment and spend the night in Berber tent in a desert camp.

Day 4: Erg Chegaga – Mhamid

Trekking in Morocco Admire an unforgettable sunrise with morning breeze and enjoy breakfast served in a tent or in the open air before we come back with our vehicle to the village of Mhamid, where arrival is expected around 10:30 am.