Cross the swirling sands of the Sahara, watch dawn break across the dunes. Recreating the simple nomadic lifestyle, spend two nights camping out under the crystal clear desert skies, the dramatic desert backdrop covered by a dreamy blanket of stars.
Day 1: Mhamid – Erg Lihoudi
Meeting point 09.00am at Hotel Kasbah Sahara Services in Mhamid. Departure from the Desert Gate of Mhamid into the real and immense desert on the back of our camels crossing small sand dunes. This camel tour is a worthy experience of a simpler, quieter life and a off the beaten track experience. A good sample of our eco-tourism activities.
You will get a taste of the nomadic life by riding the camels and traveling through the desert with its different facet of life. Overnight including half board at the peaceful Sahara Service Standard Camp, Erg Lihoudi.
Day 2: Erg Lihoudi – Erg Chegaga
Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes and have breakfast. Take a camel ride back to Mhamid where you can enjoy a refreshing shower at Hotel Kasbah Sahara Services followed by a delicous lunch. Afterwards you will get picked up by your driver and your journey will continue by 4×4 to travel into another, different area of this immense desert.
The journey continues till we reach the dunes of Erg Chegaga with its height of 300m and span of 40km. Enjoy the splendor of the sunset on the waves of the great sand dunes. Dinner, entertainment and overnight at the Sahara Service Standard Camp, Erg Chegaga.
Day 3: Erg Chegaga – Mhamid
Enjoy a picturesque sunrise upon the sand dunes and a refreshing breakfast at the tent restaurant. Afterwards we make our way back by 4×4 Jeep to the village of Mhamid, the “Desert Gate of Morocco”. Arrival at the Hotel Kasbah Sahara Services will be around 10.00am. Continue your journey or extend your stay for another night at our cosy Hotel and enjoy the refreshing swimming pool.
- 1 night at Sahara Services Standard Camp, Erg Lihoudi incl. half board
- 1 night at Sahara Services Standard Camp, Erg Chegaga incl. half board
- Transfer Mhamid – Camp – Mhamid in our modern, air conditioned 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser on day 2 & 3
- Free parking of your car at Hotel Kasbah Sahara Services, Mhamid
- Guided camel ride on day 1
- 2 Lunches
- Taxes and fees
- Personal expenses
- Tips & gratuities
- Optional activity/upgrade costs
Upgrade Erg Chegaga Camp
- Comfort upgrade option: EUR 55.00 per person/night including half board
- Sahara Services Torza Comfort Camp, Erg Chegaga
- Luxury upgrade option: EUR 85.00 per person/night including half board
- Sahara Services Luxury Camp, Erg Chegaga
Pre/post night in Mhamid
- Double room: EUR 30.00 per person/night including half board
- Hotel Kasbah Sahara Services, Mhamid
- Summer time option:
In the morning of day 1 & 2 you have the option to do a guided tour in Mhamid and visit the 7 Kasbahs or just relax and enjoy the swimming pool at the Hotel Kasbah Sahara Services before heading off at around 04.00pm to the Sahara Desert.