BY CAMEL.TOUR 2 

 

TOUR 2. TAGOUNITE - ERG CHIGAGA - TAGOUNITE
This tour lasts 6 days, 3 to the great Chigaga dunes, and 3 to return.

DAY 1. TAGOUNITE

Taking in the Tagounite bus stop and transfer to Camping Les Palmeraies. Welcome tea and dinner of typical Moroccan cuisine. Sleeping in a Bedouin tent or if you prefer to be watching the stars ..

DAY 2. TAGOUNITE- ERG LIHOUDI

In the morning breakfast among palm trees and relaxing day watching the local fauna. After lunch depart for the desert, where every day we go deeper into the depths of it.
Arrive at Erg Lihoudi to watch the sunset. Dinner under the stars enjoying the sounds of the tam-tam and darbugas ...

DAY 3. ERG LIHOUDI- EL BOUR
In the morning, after watching the sunrise and a hearty breakfast, we begin our trip to El Bour, an area with abundant native vegetation such as tamarisk and acacia. Eat under the shade of a tree enjoying the quiet of the place.
Pass by the Oued Naam, then camping in the middle of nowhere.

DAY 4. EL BOUR- OUED L´ÂATCH-ERG CHEGAGA

The next day we will spend the L'oued âatach and several parts of the erg to reach the Sacred Oasis, a succession of palm trees, where a stream of water flows throughout the year and where the nomads come to water their flocks.

Cross Hamada or the stony desert, where it is possible to find a meteorite .. We make our way the next day to Erg Chigaga, also called Great Sand Dunes. Spectacular colors in the Sea of Sand where dunes reach 300 feet high and an area of 40 km as far as the eye can see on the horizon ...
Enjoy a great evening and resume the next day to begin our return trip.

DAY 5. ERG CHEGAGA-WILD DESERT

Return by a different route to see another part of the desert ... pass by Sadra Erg, Erg L'ghraïr, reaching Bougara area where we camp.
DAY 6. WILD DESERT
The next day we start our route through Hamada and erg and reach the Bertram area to install our camp.
On our way possibly meet nomad families willing to have a chat and share a delicious cup of tea.
Also passing by several wells where we will refresh our camels and gather strength ...
DAY 7. WILD DESERT-TAGOUNITE
In the morning will begin the final stage of our journey to Erg Lihoudi, where we pick up and return to Camping Les Palmeraies.
A refreshing shower or bath in our "pool Berber" awaits us ... visit the ancient kasbahs who make us recall the past ....