Camel trekking in Morocco offers a captivating and authentic desert adventure in the North African country. This popular tourist activity allows you to traverse the mesmerizing landscapes of the Sahara Desert and other desert regions while riding on the back of a camel, often guided by experienced local Bedouin or Berber guides.
The gentle sway of the camel’s gait and the breathtaking scenery, including golden sand dunes, rugged mountains, and remote oases, create a unique and tranquil experience. Travelers can choose from various camel trekking options, ranging from short excursions to multi-day journeys, providing a chance to immerse themselves in Morocco’s rich desert culture, savor traditional cuisine, and camp under the star-studded desert sky.
Camel trekking in Morocco is an unforgettable way to connect with the country’s ancient traditions and experience the unparalleled beauty of its desert landscapes
CAMEL TREKKING IN MOROCCO :
Everyone has a fantasy to be Lawrence of Arabia for a short part of their life and this is an ideal opportunity to fulfill that dream. Visit some of the most beautiful, spectacular and dramatic scenery in the world.
The best places for camel trekking in Morocco are in the Dunes of the Erg Chebbi or trekking from Merzouga to the Erg Ouzina. Both sets of dunes offer a unique desert experienced and our Company organized Desert Tours include Erg Chebbi Camel treks to spend the Night under the stars in a deep desert camp and camel trekking in the Erg Ouzina desert wilderness.
The Great Ergs (Sand seas) of Morocco are easily accessible and both the Erg Chebbi and Erg Ouzina dunes are suitable for Morocco camel treks with a Nomad guide. The Erg Chebbi dunes, close to Merzouga, can be reached on a paved road whilst the Erg Ouzina dunes, close to the border of Algeria, can only be reached in a 4WD or on camels.
SOUTH OF MARRAKECH :
Around Zagora, there are some dunes however this area does not offer the same, or even similar, desert experience. That said, it does offer a great introduction to Morocco in two days with a camel trek to sleep in a nomad-tented camp. ( 2 Day Trips to the Desert ).
MOROCCO CAMEL TREKS :
To sleep under the stars at a Nomad-tented camp in the Desert dunes, are the highlight of our 4WD Desert Tours although it should be noted that both sets of dunes lie in the South of Morocco and a minimum of 4 days is needed for a desert excursion; 5 or 6 days is recommended to travel at a more leisurely pace.
Desert Tours in private Vehicles (Toyota Prado TX or similar) with and Special Drivers, starting from all Over Morocco. For Desert excursions that run from Marrakech to Fes or Fes to Marrakech we recommend the Erg Chebbi Dunes as they lie along the route.