Morocco Dessert Trek
From the fascinating black rock and stone desert into the dunes
These hikes correspond to our philosophy of treks off the beaten path of tourism in the vastness of Sahara and contact with nomads of the Jebel Bani mountains.
The guides and team come from nomadic families.
Personalised tours are available for groups of 2 people or more.
Day 1: Zagora
After your arrival in Zagora by your personal transport, our jeep driver will take you to Alewej mountain part of Jebel Bani. Here our bivouac tents are already set up and the nomad team awaits you for dinner.
Day 2: Jebel Bani
This morning, after an abundant breakfast we climb up into the mountain range with its plains, rocks and hidden oasis. Lunch on the plateau with great view of the dunes in front of us. We walk over black gravel and rocks.Lunch in palm tree oasis, night either close to the tents of a nomad's community which live in the area between mountains and dunes or we put up the tents in the beautiful dunes of Erg Hnina.
Day 3: Oued L'Amhacer
The caravan continues the trek through the green river bed of Oued L'Amhacer in direction of the dunes. Lunch in shadow of tamarisk trees and night near the huge dunes of Chegaga, yet away from touristic areas.
Day 4: Sahara landscapes
Walk through interesting Sahara landscapes with dunes and dried out river beds. Here we have the chance to see animals like gazelles and a variety of desert plants. Lunch break under tamarisk trees, afterwards the jeep takes us back to Zagora via M'Hamid. Night in hotel.
The trekking price includes: Jeep transfer from Zagora to the starting point of the trekking and return, camel trekking with English- or French-speaking guide, cook, chameliers, baggage camels, mineral water during trekking, 3 meals per day, camping equipment, mattresses, blankets, sheets and large tent, for couples small tents
Not included: Journey to Zagora, breakfast and lunch of 1st. day, hotel in Zagora, lunch and dinner at the hotel as well as drinks, gratuities to the nomadic crew