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Camels trek, trekking, excursions with camels

Excursions with camels

 

Departure from M’hamid

1 day, one night in nomads’ bivouac in Mhamid: departure from M’hamid with camels at 2:0 pm towards the dunes of Mzouaria, with a guide and a driver. Arrival at the shelter, where you can enjoy a traditional tea at sunset. Traditional dinner and night with traditional Sahrawi music. Overnight in a nomads’ bivouac. In the morning after a traditional breakfast, return to M’hamid, we will follow a different path to admire the variety of the desert landscape.

2 days, Bak Elaoud

1st day: departure from the bivouac of M’hamid, we will cross a palmeraie of dates in the direction of the dune Bak Elaoud in full desert. Overnight in a mobile bivouac in the desert.

2nd day: in the morning we will cross the magnificent Draa Valley towards Eibour and Almezouaria and return to Mhamid at lunch.

3 days, Erg Bartam

1st day: after a traditional breakfast we will depart from M’hamid, and have a camels’ walk (3 hours), lunch at Elbour. In the evening we will arrive in the Krayaat Jmal dunes in the desert, with accommodation in bivouac, dinner with Sahrawi traditional music around the campfire in the desert under the stars.

2nd day: in the morning gathering of the caravan at Ouad Naam, among the dunes close to a well of water supply where the caravans of nomads meet. After a traditional lunch, we will take again the route, always in the dunes, up to Erg Bartam, where we will stay the night in a mobile bivouac after admiring a splendid sunset among the dunes.

3rd day: after breakfast we will continue the march towards the vast desert plains, with traditional lunch in the desert. Return to M’hamid in the afternoon.

Towards Erg Ez-zahar (“the screaming dune “) 4 days

1st day: in the morning departure for Erg Ez-Zahar, southeast of M’hamid. After 3 hours of travel you will have lunch at Race Nkhal to continue in the afternoon the walk to end the evening in a nomad tent between the dunes of Sidi Naji (alongside an Old Marabout).

2nd day: departure from Sidi Naji, will cross the great plain of stones (Hamada), with lunch in the shade of a tamaris, to resume the path towards the Ezzahar Dune (dune called “screaming” for their emitting hissing with the wind of the desert). Dinner in a mobile bivouac and evening with traditional Sahrawi music from the desert.

3rd day: after breakfast departure for Lhdibate, traditional lunch and in the afternoon departure to dine at the bivouac of Bartam.

4th day: departure from Bartam, lunch at El Bour, in the afternoon return to M’hamid.

ERG Chigaga, 4 days (3 days with camel – return in 4 x 4 the fourth day)

1st day: in the morning departure for Erg Ez-Zahar, southeast of M’hamid. After 3 hours of travel you will have lunch at Race Nkhal to continue in the afternoon the walk to end the evening in a nomad tent between the dunes of Sidi Naji (alongside an Old Marabout).

2nd day: departure from Sidi Naji, will cross the great plain of stones (Hamada), with lunch in the shade of a tamaris, to resume the path towards the Ezzahar Dune (dune called “screaming” for their emitting hissing with the wind of the desert). Dinner in a mobile bivouac and evening with traditional Sahrawi music from desert.

3rd day: after breakfast departure for Lhdibate, traditional lunch and in the afternoon departure to dine at the bivouac of Bartam.

4th day: departure from Bartam, lunch at El Bour, in the afternoon return to M’hamid, Ouarzazate or Marrakech (with an increase in daily rate depending on the locality of destination).

6 days, M’hamid – Reg D’El Arada, the ruins of Sidi Bousnina

1st day: appointment in M’hamid at 16:00, camel walk passing through the palmeraie of dates, to arrive at the bivouac of El Mezouaria, dinner around the campfire at the sound of Sahrawi traditional music, overnight in tents of a nomads’ bivouac.

2nd day: after a traditional breakfast departure towards the ruins of Sidi Bousnina via the Reg D’El Arada. Lunch along the way. Night in a mobile camp at Sidi Bousnina ruins. Dinner and overnight in tents or under the stars.

3rd day: (5h camel ride) in the early morning departure for the dunes of Erg Ezzahar, lunch along the way, in the afternoon, the caravan will follow its route in the dunes. Night in a mobile camp at Erg Ezzahar. At sunset the cameleers will prepare a traditional tajine for dinner. Dinner and overnight in tents or under the stars.

4th day: towards Erg Ezzahar – Erg Smar (4h camel ride), waking up at dawn with a Bedouin breakfast around the embers of the night, then the caravan continues its walk towards Erg via Smar Aït Ounabgui, dinner in the desert. The camp will be installed in Erg Smar. Dinner and overnight in tents or under the stars.

5th day: Erg Smar-Erg Ait Ounir (4h of marching with camels), the caravan will continue his expedition through the wilderness. Lunch along the way. The camp will be installed in Erg Aït Ounir. Dinner and overnight in tents or under the stars.

6th day: Erg Ait Ounir-m’hamid via Rass Nkhill (5 of march with camels), after breakfast the caravan will resume its journey towards the bivouac of El Mezouaria. Lunch at Rass Nkhill. Arrival at the bivouac of El Mezouaria. At the arrival you will find a shower and a good dinner! dinner around the campfire at the sound of traditional Sahrawi music, overnight in nomads’ bivouac.