Camel Trekking Merzouga Desert, Erg Chebbi Merzouga, Camel Trek Morocco Desierto
Camel Trekking Merzouga Desert. The camels have a great historical importance due to their role in the trade. And transport of goods among the African tribes. Historically, camel caravans have been used mainly in desert areas, where group travel allowed for self-defense and defense against bandits. Camels or “The Ship of the Desert” are native to several deserts in the world, primarily the Sahara Desert in Africa. To live in their native deserts, camels rely on their physical assets to help cope with extreme physical conditions.
After that a desert trek on the mythical route taken by camel caravans through the Sahara until the end of the 19th century between Marrakech and Timbuktu. Consisting of thousands of dromedaries, they crossed the mountains of the Atlas, then the Sahara between the southern Moroccan and Timbuktu. Two months of walking to cross 2,000 kilometers of desert following the water points of the oases. In the Moroccan desert we propose to our tourists a camel trekking in Sahara between dunes to go from the hotel in Merzouga or Zagora towards the bivouac which is to be located behind the Golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi or Erg Chegaga.
Enjoy Camel Trekking in Sahara with Our Traveling Agency
The camel Trekking in Sahara is an important experience to everyone should have to try at least once in their lifetime. Imagine yourself riding camel, trekking trough the desert’s Dune. There is nothing around you, all you can hear are the footsteps of the camel on the golden sand. The sky is vast and clear in the in the day and filled with billions of sparkling stars at night. If you are feeling energetic you can climb the dunes for sunset to watch the light and colour of sands change. As the stars come out you can often hear the rhythmic beat of drums (kind of Berber music) The dunes of Erg chebbi in Merzouga in south east of Morocco has the highest and most splendid sand dunes.
HOW TO GET IN MERZOUGA FROM MARRAKECH OR FES IF YOU’RE NOT USING PUBLIC TRANSPORT ?
Transport From Fes to Merzouga
The SUPRATOUR Bus depart from Fes to Merzouga everyday at 7:00 PM arrive Merzouga at 6:00 AM.
Transport from Marrakech to Merzouga
The SUPRATOUR bus Depart from Marrakech at 8:00 AM Morning and reach Merzouga around 9:00 PM
If you’re coming to Merzouga by a rental car One of our team. Will be waiting to pick you up safely to the place where you will begin your overnight camel trek.
From Errachidia Airport
If your flight will be landing into Errachidia airport we can pick you up the cost is 80 €. Please keep in mind, the airport is far away from the center of Errachidia. Where there are shared taxies and public buses.
The closest airport to Merzouga Desert is Errachidia about 2 hours driving to the Erg chebbi dunes. The airport has few flights a week.