Short treks: for travellers who want to plan a short desert stay, we offer the following short breaks:

 

From Jebel Bani via Tafraout to the dunes - 3 hiking days:

Arrival and overnight at a Riad (smaller familiar hotel)  in the palm gardens of Amezrou/Zagora.
Day 1: Early morning after breakfast transfer by jeep to the foot of the Jebel Bani mountain range, where the chameliers are already waiting; ascent to the mountains and pass eastern Tafraout area, visit of the new nomad school (installed by Assoziazione Mondo Incantato and Ingenieure ohne Grenzen), tea at semi-nomads and nomads possible
Day 2: walk through valley of bani mountains to dunes
Day 3: Hiking through dune landscapes, in late afternoon return to Zagora by jeep.
 

Trekking-price for 2 persons*: 640 EUR, riding camel extra 15 EUR/day

 
Cameltrekking in dunes of Sahara - 3 hiking days:


Arrival and overnight at a Riad in the palm gardens of Amezrou/Zagora.
On first day, transfer by jeep to the dunes, where the nomad team is waiting with their camels. Hike through different dune areas, alternating with plains, first night in the dunes.
From the second to third day, the caravan
walks leisurely through different dune landscapes - small dunes alternate with plains and high dunes. At fountains we will meet nomads with their herds or wandering donkeys. With some luck we also see gazelles. In late afternoon of day 3 r
eturn to Zagora by jeep.

Trekking-price for 2 persons*: 710 EUR, riding camel extra 15 EUR/day

 
Oasis and dunes of the South - 3 days - hike:
 

Arrival and overnight at a Riad in the palm gardens of Amezrou/Zagora.

Day 1: Transfer by taxi or jeep from the hotel to area of Tagounite, where we meet our chamelier with his camels. On our hike we first go through oases and along the river of Draa, overnight in the dunes of Negag mountains.
Day 2: We walk along the Draa river and through dunes landscapes of Erg Sahel.
Day 3: The tour continues towards M'Hamid near the Algerian border. Lunch and transfer back to Zagora.

Trekking-price for 2 persons*: 620 EUR, riding camel extra 15 EUR/day

 

From Oued L'Amhasser to the dunes - 4 hiking days:


Arrival and overnight at a Riad (smaller familiar hotel)  in the palm gardens of Amezrou/Zagora.
Day 1:
Early morning after breakfast transfer by jeep to the foot of the Jebel Bani mountain range at Al Feyja, where the chameliers are already waiting; ascent to the mountains, over wide plains
to the entrance of the rocky gorges of Oued L'Amhasser, overnight in the mountains near a small oasis.
2nd day: hike through the valleys of the impressive Jebel Bani mountains to the dune foreland; Overnight either in the mountains or in the dunes.

Day 3 and 4: hiking through dunes, in the late afternoon of the 4th day return to Zagora.

Trekking-price for 2 persons*: 770 EUR, riding camel extra 15 EUR/day

We have minimized our prices for 1 and 2 persons to make desert hikes for solo travelers and couples attractive. From 3 persons, the standard prices in the following table apply.

 

*The trekking price includes:
Jeep transfer from Zagora to the starting point of the trekking and return, camel trekking with English- or French-speaking guide, cook, chameliers, baggage camels,  mineral water during trekking, full board with afternoon tea, camping equipment, mattresses, blankets and tent ( if you wish you can have your own tent without surcharge) insurance.
Further riding camels extra from 15 € per day/camel.

Not included: Hotel in Amezrou or Zagora, lunch and dinner at the hotel as well as drinks, gratuities to our nomadic crew:

Tipping is voluntary; the nomadic team will be delighted.
Recommendation for tipping:
One week trekking 20-30 EUR per participant
2 weeks trekking 30-40 EUR per participant
3 weeks trekking 40-50 EUR per participant
At the end of the hike the tour guide collects  the tip and spread it evenly among the attendants.

 

Additional treks are just being planned, pls request.

 


  

5 days camel trekking on nomadic paths through dunes and mountains

 

 
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 Cave Painting Tour
 
 
 
 

After 1,5 to 2 hours transfer by jeep to the Jebel Bani mountain range we will walk up into this varied mountain landscape. Over wide plains we come to our first overnight stay near the tents of a nomadic family. Opportunity to visit the cave paintings which were discovered only in 2008. Crossing the mountains towards Taskhunt, we will pass the dunes outskirts of Bouhjab and spend the first night in the dunes at Erg Lmasfi. On our route through the gorges of Oued L'Amhasser we come to Amda lake and end the walk in the nomadic area of Tafraout. Stay in the nomadic community with a visit of gardens, the nomadic school and individual homes. Overnight stay with a family or in the vicinity of the school. Continuing our trek, we stay overnight in an oasis of Jebel Bani and in calm dunes.

Caravan from the dunes to Jebel Bani Mountains
The tour starts at the sand dunes of Oued Latash, continues through the smaller Chegaga dunes and continues across steppe landscape to the fascinating Oued L'Amhasser area in Jebel Bani Mountains. In the gorges of Oued L'Amhasser we stay next to Amda lake, we continue our hike via the oasis Diabi and wide plains and finally descend to the farmland of Alfeija. We stay overnight in calm dunes and in an oasis of Jebel Bani mountains.