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Camel Trek - Chegaga Desert - 8 Days

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Our Desert Expeditions and vacations offer you a unique opportunity to discover the real desert culture, lifestyle and whatever of the south of morocco from & back to Marrakech or from & to Fes or anywhere in Morocco . 
Our team is renowned for their friendliness and professional manner in which all their walking tours are carried out. They are dedicated to the quality of excellence that motivates everyone within the team.

Price: Available on Request

Activities: Trekking

Altitude Height: 2260m

Destination: Camel Trek

Duration: 8Days

Level: Moderate

Mode of Travel:Cameltrek

No. of Pax : Minimum 2 pax

Seasons :Winter

Trip Departure: Private date

Day 1: Arrive in Marrakech. Transfer to the hotel in the centre of the city or raid in the old medina. 
You can spend the afternoon visiting Marrakech.
Day 2: Marrakech - Faija.
We take a scenic drive across the High Atlas Mountains to Ouarzazat the gate of sahara and then Zagora palm. It takes almost 8 hours driving, passing along date-palm oases, Berber villages, and incredible landscapes. In Zagora we leave the minibus and take a more appropriate vehicle that will take us to Faija. There we meet the camels and their cameleers.
Day 3: Faija - Camping.
Today we start our trek. In the morning we load the camels and head to Hamada. We have good views of the Saghro and Banni Mountains, with little vegetation, and maybe some Bedouin nomads. After lunch in an oasis, we walk along dried riverbeds and arrive at the campsite at sunset. Walking time: 6h30
Day 4: Camping - Dunes of Chegaga.
We climb to the Abbes pass, from where we can observe the vastness of the desert. Far away we can already spot the dunes of Chegaga. We get to them later in the afternoon. Walking time: 6h30, overnight in comp in deep of big dunes under stars.
Day 5: Dunes of Chegaga - Dunes of Bougarne .
After walking the multitude of small sand dunes of Chegaga, we continue towards M'hamid. We eat under the trees of Tamares, and in the evening we arrive at dunes of Bougarne, a site rarely frequented by the tourists. Walking time: 5h, again we’re going to overnight outdoor under stars.
Day 6: Dunes of Bougarne - Dunes of Oued Naam .
We wake up early in order to contemplate the dawn on the dunes of Bougarne. The rest of the day we walk on a huge rocky plateau, and we reach the dunes of Oued Naam late in the afternoon. Walking time: 6h30, like the other days we’re going to sleep outdoor in comp.
Day 7: Dunes of Oued Naam - Dunes of Mhamid - Marrakesh
This last stage of the trek takes place along beautiful desert landscapes, and an immense plateau of small dunes. Without realizing it, we reach the Regaga dunes and then Mhamid. Here the trek reaches an end. Later, we continue by car along the Draa valley to Zagora. Transfer to Marrakech. Walking time: 3h.
Day 8: Marrakech - Airport
It depend of your flight time; if it’s in the afternoon you have the opportunity to explore the Marrakech with its sites and magic gardens, then Transfer to the Airport

Cost Available on Request


·         Transport from and back to Marrakech

·         Accommodation in Hotel & Camp

·         Camels to carry your luggage during days of the tre

·         Experienced & professional Tour Guide

·         All meals during your trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)

·         Cooking man who prepares all the meals during the trek



·         Travel inssurance

·         Personal Clothing/Gears  for the trekking

·         Tipsfor  Nepalese staffs.

·         Soft drinks & Water

Useful info


Essential Equipments:

  • Good walking boots and socks
  • Shoes - change for evenings
  • Water, carried by camel
  • Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
  • Water purification e.g. iodine
  • Day sack/backpack
  • Sleeping bag (3-4 season); plus thermal liner in winter
  • Scarf to wrap around your head in a sandstorm
  • Personal items: towel, sunscreen, wet wipes, loo roll
  • Toiletries that are eco-friendly e.g. soap, shampoo etc.
  • Small First Aid Kit e.g. insect repellent, plasters, meds
  • Sunglasses.
  • Torch/Flashlight and spare batteries e.g. head torch
  • Fleece (summer)
  • Layers, windproof jacket (autumn-spring)
  • Hat for summer and warm beanie for winter plus gloves
  • Thermal underwear (autumn-spring)
  • Penknife (useful)
  • Trail snacks
  • Zip-Up bags for camera etc
  • Long baggy trousers for camel trekking
  • Sarongs have many us
    Meals: You will have the opportunity to enjoy typically Moroccan meals (tajine, couscous,.). Fresh products, canned food as a complement, meat bought in the mountains. Picnic or salads for lunch, hot ready-cooked meals for dinner. 
    We use a big tent to preparing the meals, and a mess tent to eat. The water flows out from the mountains is very pure but you should treat it otherwise to use bottle water instead of water from the sourse .

    Travel inside of morocco: For transfers between Marrakech and the starting or end point of the hike, we use minibuses or four-wheel drive vehicles or taxis depends on size of the group. During the days of the trek , mules or camels carry the luggage. 
    The Tour Prices Depends On Different Factor