Departure: 8:00 a.m. from M’hamid
Arrival : 10:30 a.m. 6th day
Day 1: The trek for the next six days takes you across soft ground. This is the epitome of desert trekking you ride on a ‘desert ship’ which is the dromedary whose feet are designed for this terrain. This trip starts at 08.oo am to explore and discover very beautiful and wonderful parts of the big desert. We take our way towards the big dunes of Erg Chegaga. After about 3 hours riding we sit for a lunch break under a shadowy tree. After lunch, we taste a nomad cup of tea to refresh our bodies and get energy for more trekking. After another 3 hours between riding and trekking, we set a camp in a dry river (Oued Naam) to spend the night with dinner under the starlit sky.
Day 2: In the morning, and after tasting a nomadic breakfast we cross a big part of the desert area (about 3 hours riding). Later, we sit for lunch in somewhere of nowhere. After having the lunch meal, we continue our adventure to explore and enjoy the superb and unusual sights. After another about 3 hours walking, we set our camp in a wonderful dune area named Lotide. We will have dinner and night under the starlit sky or in the tent enjoying the nomadic Berber music at night around a warm fire with the nomadic table tea.
Day 3: After enjoying the sunrise upon the immense sand dunes, we will have breakfast, and carry on our trekking with our companion animal (camel) towards the big dunes of Erg Chegaga. Before we reach this large group of dunes, lunch and a cup of tea (nomadic whisky) are offered for more energy in a place that consists of a small group of palm trees and a source of water which is running the whole year. After another 15 km, we will reach the big dunes of Erg Chegaga at 300 m of altitude on a length of 40 km. You will enjoy the sunset on the high dunes to taste a different world of calmness. We will spend the night in the Berber tent in a bivouac. Dinner will be accompanied with local entertainment enjoying the fire warmness and nomadic music.
Day 4: We will make our way back to the desert door (M’hamid) after a relaxing night in the big dunes. After about 3 hours riding and trekking, we will take a short break for lunch under a shadowy tree. Later, we will resume our exploration to arrive at the Bartam dunes where we will spend our night inside the tent or under the starlit sky after enjoying a delicious food made under your eyes.
Day 5: After breakfast we will ride over a large stone desert (Hamada) before we finally reach Lhdibate, in order to take lunch. After a tasty cup of mint tea, we will continue our trekking or riding towards the dunes of Mezouaria for the night either in the tent or in the open air under the starlit sky. We will get up in the early morning to enjoy the sunrise. Breakfast will be served in a Moroccan way .Later; we will carry on our discovery along a huge area of the dunes and desert stones. Lunch will be served somewhere in the middle of nowhere. After a tasty cup of mint tea, we will continue our trekking or riding towards the dunes of Mezouaria for the night either in the tent or in the open air under the starlit sky.
Day 6: On the morning of the sixth day, we are almost done because we are close to Mhamid center. we will carry on our trekking or riding towards M’hamid. Lunch will be served under a tamarisk tree. Thus, the exceptional tour is ending where we have to say goodbye to the desert.