3 days trekking in the Sahara Desert
On the first day, the camel trekking will start before sunset. You will travel with a team in a caravan from the hotel in the city of Merzouga. The caravan must carry food, blankets and everything else needed for the trip. You will have the opportunity to see the sunset in the Sahara, one of the most beautiful sights ever. It is highly recommended to take photos at this moment to document it.
After reaching the camp, you can relax with a Moroccan mint tea and enjoy the beautiful weather as it gets colder.
The camps always offer entertainment in the form of a traditional band playing mesmerizing drum sounds.
The sky will be fascinating. The desert is one of the best places in the world to see the clear night sky. Try to name some of the basic constellations if you know any – it’s the most fun.
After enjoying everything, you can go to sleep, but expect to wake up early because you don’t want to miss the sunrise.
On the second day, after breakfast, you will return to the hotel on your camel, where you can take a long shower. After that you can make another excursion to the lake near Merzouga. It is one of the most beautiful places in the region, especially in spring. Flamingos usually flock around the lake, which makes for a great photo opportunity.
For lunch you should try medfouna, also known as desert pizza (sorry Italian).
After that it is interesting to explore some nearby oases. You can spend the night in a desert camp if you are not yet tired of the night sky and the drum music.
If you are still interested in the culture of the Sahara Desert on the third day, you should try sand burying, which is a popular activity among many Moroccans. It is believed that burying under the hot sand of Merzouga solves many health problems such as rheumatism and joint pain. It also relaxes muscles and helps the immune system to regenerate the body by reducing inflammation.
Afterwards, you can ride the camels for as long as you want (an experience that is addictive) and enjoy yourself in the desert.
Remember, the program is all about what you want to do. These are only suggestions.