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Camel Trekking tours to the Dunes of Erg Chebbi

from the edge of the Desert
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Omar liked his style of life doing caravans and the easyness of life. He wanted to show this and the beauty of the desert to others who have never had the chance experience what he has. Omar began to organize tours from his familly auberge in 1997 and he has been doing it ever since.

Here is a list of tours available which begin from the edge of the desert to the dunes of Erg Chebbi:

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1) Camel Trek "Classic"- 1 night in Erg Chebbi euro 40
Tour:

This trip begins after a relaxed lunch (depending on when you arrive). The camels will be packed with food, blankets and everything else which we will need. The trek will start right into the desert, where it is completely secluded.. An hour and a half camel ride thru the Golden Sand Dunes of Erg chebbi followed with some stops along for pictures, a nice spot for the sunset. The path we take willl lead us to a Nomadic Berber Camp in the the middle of the dunes. This is where we willl spend the night. It will be a magical night when the sky is clear of cover and stars sparkle and shine with intensity. You will get your own private tent,, the tent has bedding (please check out the pictures on the first page), you can upgrade to luxury tents if you want with an extra 30 Euros pp, some pictures of the luxury tents are on booking.com, you only need to type the name Camel Trekking Company.

The Luxury tents have private bathrooms and showers.

After a wonderful dinner, we will build a campfire and play drums and sing the songs of the Berber, Toureg and southern Moroccans.

In the morning you can get up early to take a walk over the sand dunes and watch the sunrise, trek back to Merzouga, breakfast at the hostel with the possibility to shower.

Duration: 1 night
Price includes:

- Rented camel and guide
- Bottled water
- Private Standard Tent (bedding provided)
- Dinner and Breakfast
- Night drum party

2) Camel Trek "eXtreme Sport" - 2 nights in Erg Chebbi euro 70
Tour:

This trip begins after a relaxed lunch (depending on when you arrive). The camels will be packed with food, blankets and everything else which we will need. The trek will start right into the desert, where it is completely secluded. The camp is located
beside aproximatly a 120 meters high dune, which is where you will be spending hours of fun sandbording. During the first night, there will be a wonderful dinner around a campfire.

In the morning, after having breakfast we will have around 2 hours to
reach our next destination. We will stop for lunch next to a desert tree 'Tamarist' for about 1 1/2 hrs. In the shadow of this tree, we will have our lunch. After lunch we head towards the home of a Touareg family with whom you will spend your second
night and share some time with. Next day we take you back to the village after having your breakfast.

*Note, this tour can be done in reverse. The first night is spent with a Touarey family and the second night is spent at the oasis. Sandboarding with take place on day 2 after departure from the Touarey family.

Duration: 2 nights
Price includes:

- Rented camel and guide
- Bottled water
- Nomad tent with matress and blanket for 1 night
- 1 night with a Berber nomad family
- 2 Dinners and 2 Breakfasts and Lunch
- Sandboarding the dunes

Sandboarding Dune Riding Sandboarding
3) Camel Trek "Experience" - 2 nights in Erg Chebbi euro 60
Tour:

This trip begins after a relaxed lunch (depending on when you arrive). The camels will be packed with food, blankets and everything else which we will need. The trek will start right into the desert, where it is completely secluded. The path we take willl lead us to a small oasis right in the middle of the dunes. This is where we willl spend the night.
It will be a magical night when the sky is clear of cover and stars sparkle and shine with intensity. During the first night, there will be a wonderful dinner around a campfire.

In the morning, after having breakfast we will have around 2 hours to
reach our next destination. We will stop for lunch next to a desert tree 'Tamarist' for about 1 1/2 hrs. In the shadow of this tree, we will have our lunch. After lunch we head towards the home of a Touareg family with whom you will spend your second
night and share some time with. Next day we take you back to the village after having your breakfast.

*Note, this tour can be done in reverse. The first night is spent with a Touarey family and the second night is spent at the oasis.

Duration: 2 nights
Price includes:

- Rented camel and guide
- Bottled water
- Nomad tent with matress and blanket for one night
- 1 night with a Berber nomad family
- Dinner, Breakfast and 1 Lunch

4) Camel Trophy "" - 2 nights, one at the hostel and one in the desert euro 90 all inclusive
Tour:

This trek combines two acctivities, camel riding and the 4x4, it depends when you're arriving! if it's a late afternoon or an evening arrival, then you're better staying the first night at the hostel. You get accompanied with one of our staff to the hostel, get your room and be showen around, a welcome ment tea either at the terrace overlooking the dunes, or at the small oasis or beside the pool, dinner and overnight stay.

Next day, after breakfast at the hotel, you depart at 9am on a 4x4 tour which includes all the highlights of the Region, such as Merzouga gardens to learn about the water irrigation system, meet the Real Nomads living in the Desert, visit the old Berber Villages, the Coal Minnes, the Sacred Oasis in a hidden corner, visit to the Gnoua people and listen to some of their Spiritual music, travel around the whole Erg Chebbi dunes with stops along, lunch in the Desert (Berber Pizza), Back to the hostel for the Camel Ride.

You get changed at the hostel and get ready for the Camel ride, an hour and a half trek thru the Golden Sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, stops along for pictures, a nice spot for the sunset, trek down to the camp, dinner and tent overnight stay
An early morning wake up to watch the sunrise over the dunes, trek back to the hostel for breakfast and shower, end of the tour.

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Duration: 2 nights
Price includes:

- Rented camel and guide
- Bottled Mineral Water
- Private Tent overnight stay
- 1 night at the hostel (private room with a private bath and shower)
- The Camel Riding
- Dinner and Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 1
- Night drum party
-Private AC 4x4 tour (vhicule fuel included)

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