1 night bivouac Erg Chebbi Dunes from Todra Gorge - Aventures Verticales Maroc

Experience the Erg Chebbi sand dunes like few people ever get to. On this 1 night bivouac trip, you'll leave the tourist-clogged dunes behind and traverse the entire sea of sand (3 hours) by foot or by riding the dromedary. Your destination is a nomad camp on the far side of the dunes, on the edge of the black desert. Here you'll enjoy complete stillness and a night sky filled with stars. In the morning, wake up early to watch the real sunrise -- a spectacular event you'll likely never see again. Here, on the edge of this perfectly flat desert, you'll see the red morning sun rising into a black sky!

What makes this trip unique:
- Not offered by any other tour company
- Private group
- Traversing the entire Erg Chebbi dunes
- Avoiding the throngs of tourists
- Sleeping on the edge of the black desert, in complete silence and solitude
- Watching the true sunrise -- something you'll likely never see again!

per adult from

$210

NZD

Duration

2 days

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • 1 night accommodation in desert camp
    What's excluded :
    • Other meals

  • Day 1: Travel to Erg Chebbi from Todra Gorge

    Stop At: Todgha Gorge, R 703 near the town of Tinerhir, Tinerhir 45520 Morocco
    We'll meet in the village of Tizgui at the entrance of Todra Gorge (if you choose the tour option including transportation).
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Errachidia, Errachidia, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
    We'll stop for a break and to explore the souk in Errachidia - famous for its dates! You can pick up some fresh fruit for lunch.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Erg Chebbi, Erg Chebbi, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
    You'll arrive at Erg Chebbi in the early afternoon and meet your guide and the dromedaries. Then you'll start out across the dunes either on foot or riding the dromedary. The destination is a nomad camp on the far side of the dunes (about 3 hours) on the edge of the black desert. Here you'll experience complete stillness, away from the crowded touristic side on the opposite side of the dunes. You'll have the camp entirely to yourself with a guide to cook simple Berber food. Enjoy the impressive night sky in solitude.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner: Dinner in camp
    Accommodation included: Desert camp

    Day 2: Desert Sunrise and return

    Stop At: Erg Chebbi, Erg Chebbi, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
    You'll wake up early to catch the true sunrise -- an amazing event you'll likely never see again. Here, on the edge of the perfectly flat black desert, you'll see the sun rise over the horizon into a night sky.
    Then you'll enjoy a simple breakfast prepared in camp before starting the 3-hour trek back across the dunes to the touristy side.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Todgha Gorge, R 703 near the town of Tinerhir, Tinerhir 45520 Morocco
    If you choose the transportation-inclusive option, you'll be picked up on the edge of the dunes to start the 3-hour drive back to Todra Gorge. Accommodation in our guest house, A Secret Garden, in Todra Gorge is available for an additional fee. You'll have earned the hot shower and comfortable bed!
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Aventures Verticales Maroc, Tizgui Todra gorges, Tinghir 45800, Morocco
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Aventures verticales Maroc

Activity ID: V-17594P16

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