Camel Trekking

1 NIGHT IN Nomad family:

Modacampmerzouga,explore Merzouga sand dunes, enjoy the 4x4 and night in nomad family, visit nomad family

Depending on the time of arrival, this excursion begins after a leisurely lunch while loading the 4x4 with provisions and all the necessary effects for this trip that will take us through the desert of dunes. On this route we will arrive at a beautiful family hidden between the dunes where we will taste tasty typical dishes and spend the night. After enjoying the dinner, we will light a fire and dance to the rhythm of the drums and if we are lucky and the sky is clear we will be able to enjoy an impressive starry night. We recommend getting up early to enjoy a walk on the dunes and watch the sun rising over the Algerian border. You will have time to take photos before and after breakfast after which we will return to the lodge, thus completing this excursion.

Rented 4x4 and guide
Bottled water
night in family camp.
Dinner and Breakfast
Night drum party
Sandbord

Greting mohamed

Camel Trekking tours to the Dunes of Erg Chebbi from the edge of the Desert

Moda 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. Moda 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:

1) Camel Trek "Classic"- 1 night in Erg Chebbi

Tour:

This trip begins after a relaxed lunch (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 path we take willl lead us to a small oasis right in 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. 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 take a walk over the sand dunes and watch the sunrise from just behind the Algerian border, which is about 50km from Merzouga. You will be given the opportunity of take nice pictures before and after breakfast and then you will be brought back to the auberge which is where the tour ends.

Duration: 1 night Price includes:

  • Rented camel and guide
  • Bottled water
  • Nomad tent with matress and blanket for the night
  • Dinner and Breakfast
  • Night drum party

2) Camel Trek "eXtreme Sport" - 2 nights in Erg Chebbi

Tour:

This trip begins after a relaxed lunch (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. During the first night, there will be a wonderful dinner around a campfire. In the morning, after having breakfast we will have around 2 hours to reach our next destination. We will stop for lunch next to a desert tree 'Tamarist' for about 1 1/2 hrs. In the shadow of this tree, we will have our lunch. 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 we take you back to the village after having your breakfast. *Note, this tour can be done in reverse. The first night is spent with a Touarey family and the second night is spent at the oasis. Sandboarding with take place on day 2 after departure from the Touarey family.

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

3) Camel Trek "Experience" - 2 nights in Erg Chebbi

Tour:

This trip begins after a relaxed lunch (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 path we take willl lead us to a small oasis right in 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. During the first night, there will be a wonderful dinner around a campfire. In the morning, after having breakfast we will have around 2 hours to reach our next destination. We will stop for lunch next to a desert tree 'Tamarist' for about 1 1/2 hrs. In the shadow of this tree, we will have our lunch. 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 we take you back to the village after having your breakfast. *Note, this tour can be done in reverse. The first night is spent with a Touarey family and the second night is spent at the oasis.

Duration: 2 nights Price includes:

  • Rented camel and guide
  • Bottled water
  • Nomad tent with matress and blanket for one night
  • 1 night with a Berber nomad family
  • Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch

4) Camel Trek "Nomad" - 3 nights in Eg Chebbi

Tour:

This trip begins after a relaxed lunch (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 path we take willl lead us to a small oasis right in 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. During the first night, there will be a wonderful dinner around a campfire. with a drum party. In the morning, after having breakfast we will have around 2 hours to reach our next destination. We will stop for lunch next to a desert tree 'Tamarist' for about 1 1/2 hrs. In the shadow of this tree, we will have our lunch. 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 after having our breakfast with the Touaregs we head towards another small oasis which is in the middle of the desert. Before reaching the camp we stop on the way for lunch. Your 3rd night will be spent with a Berber nomad family living at this particular oasis. During dinner we will hav a fantastic drum party. After breakfast we travel back to the village or to the auberge. Each day will involve between 90 minutes to 2 hours of either riding a camel or walking along side one.

Duration: 3 nights Price includes:

  • Rented camel and guide
  • Bottled water
  • Nomad tent with matress and blanket for 1 night
  • 1 night with a Touareg family
  • 1 night with a Berber nomad family
  • Dinner and Breakfast x 3, Lunch x 2
  • Night drum party