Hike with Cameleers in the Sahara Dunes - 8 Days

Hike with Cameleers in the Sahara Dunes
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Palm groves, dunes and oases: the hilly landscape of the Sahara will transport you to the limits of real time of this camel trek. The day-today life shared with the camel drivers, the contemplative walk, the bivouacs in the hollow of the dunes … The nomadic life during a week of total immersion in the desert is there for you!

- The bivouacs in the heart of the Sahara desert
- Ergs and desert plateaus
- Experiencing nomadic life

Day 1: HOME / MARRAKESH

DAY 2: MARRAKESH / DRAA VALLEY / OULED DRISS - 8 hours drive

Day 3: OULED DRISS / SIDI NAJI DUNES - 6 hours walk

Day 4: SIDI NAJI DUNES / ERG ZAHAR - 6 hours walk

Day 5: ERG ZAHAR / HAS OUNIR DUNES - 6 hours walk

Day 6: HAS OUNIR DUNES / RASS ENKHAL - 5 hours walk

Day 7: RASS ENKHAL / ZAGORA / MARRAKESH - 8 hours drive

Day 8: MARRAKESH / HOME

Day 1: HOME / MARRAKESH
Flight from point of origin to Marrakesh. Reception at the airport and transfer to your riad or guesthouse in the Medina. According to the time of arrival, free time to visit Marrakesh. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: MARRAKESH - ZAGORA - OULED DRISS
After breakfast, go with our guide and depart for the South. We will take the road to the Tichka pass which allows us to go to the southern slope of the High Atlas and Ouarzazate. After a brief lunch stop in Ouarzazate, we'll go to Zagora to reach Ouled Driss where we'll spend the night in a campsite,
8h drive - night camping.

Day 3: OULED DRISS - DUNES SIDI NAJI
This first day will allow us to discover the palm grove and its date palms, we'll see the first plateaus and dunes on the horizon, lunch in the shade of acacia. In the afternoon we'll continue through these idyllic sceneries and set up our camp near the Marabout Sidi Naji
6 hours of walking - night in bivouac

Day 4: DUNES SIDI NAJI - DUNES ERG ZAHAR
After breakfast, we'll leave in the direction Erg Zahar, crossing the dunes and desert plateaus, lunch break in the shade of tamarisk, the afternoon we'll continue our journey to arrive at Erg Zahar, one of the places where the sunrise and sunset are the most spectacular ...
6 hours of walking - night in bivouac

Day 5: ERG ZAHAR DUNES - WAS OUNIR DUNES
After sunrise, and breakfast, we'll leave the dunes of Erg Zahar little by little to cross trays and sand dunes, lunch in the shade of a tamarisk forest. Set up of our camp, watching the sunset and night at the foot of the dunes.
6 hours of walking - night in bivouac

Day 6: WAS OUNIR DUNES - PALMERAIE RASS ENKHAL
After breakfast, we'll continue our discovery, to reach the palm grove of Rass Enkhal, lunch in the shade of palm trees, continuation through the palm to reach our camp between dunes and palm trees.
6 hours of walking - night in bivouac

Day 7: ENKHAL RASS - OUARZAZATE - MARRAKESH
After breakfast, transfer to Marrakesh, with a stop at Tamegroute to visit the Koranic library, lunch on the road and overnight in Marrakesh in your riad or guesthouse with dinner.
7h drive - Accommodation: Riad / Guesthouse

Day 8: MARRAKESH - HOME
Breakfast and transfer to the airport. Return flight home.

Guide price based on 2 people: €855 per person

Contact us for any quotes for groups of more than two people

This price includes:
- Land transport
- Airport transfers
- Full board - except meals not included and mentioned in "This price does not include"
- Accommodation
- The supervision team
- English speaking guide
- The foam mattress
- The tent

This price does not include:
- "Multirisk +" insurance for 3.5% of the flat trate package
- "Cancellation +" insurance at the rate of 2.5% of the flat rate package
- Personal expenses
- Drinks (mineral water, soda, beer ...)
- Meals on the first and last day
- The single room
- Gratuity (optional and at your convenience)
- The dinners in Marrakesh (days 1 and 8)
- lunches in Marrakesh (days 1 and 8)

Guaranteed departure: 6 people
Group limited to: 15 people

Prices :
Our pricing policy is to make you pay the fairest price, taking into account changes in rates related to the number of registrants.
The rates listed in the table below are rates for a group of 6 to 10 people.
If the group reaches the number of 11 to 15 people. then a refund of €50 / pers. is made automatically.
On the other hand if the group is limited:
- to 5 people, a supplement of €50 / pers.
- 4 pers, a supplement of €100 / pers.
- for 3 people, a supplement of €180 / pers.
You will then be invoiced.

Flight info:
Charter flight, low-cost or regular.

Difficulty Level:
Easy walking level in the Draa Valley with a duration of 5h on average, without technical difficulty.

Accommodation:
5 nights in a bivouac.
2 nights in a riad / guesthouse in the Medina of Marrakesh.

Supervision :
During the days outside Marrakesh: qualified English speaking mountain guide & camel team
For groups of 5 people or more, a cook will also be part of the trip.

Passport:
Validity of 3 months after your return.

Visa:
No visa required for most European citizens, please check before booking.

Vaccinations:
There is no compulsory vaccine in Morocco.

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