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"Camel trek in the Sahara !" Morocco Things to Do Tip by Ciglee

Morocco Things to Do: 725 reviews and 1,654 photos

  eating dinner with our guide Jamal
by Ciglee
  • eating dinner with our guide Jamal - Morocco
      eating dinner with our guide Jamal
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  • the guides and camel guides singing after dinner - Morocco
      the guides and camel guides singing after dinner
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  • One half of our tent - Morocco
      One half of our tent
    by Ciglee

I just came back from Marrakesh, and did a camel trek in the Sahara! it was wonderful! About a 5 hour drive from Marrakesh down to Zagora , which is the " door to the Sahara " ....we then " boarded " our camels at sunset...and rode 2 hours into the Sahara!!! it was surreal...I kinda
felt we were in a was so peaceful..
Came to the tent site, where they had dinner waiting for my friend and I, ( I even have food issues and they accommodated me !! ) ..then we sat around the campfire..
the Berbers sang we sat and watched shooting stars!!! ( I know! this sounds too good to be true...)
Next morning...woke up in our tent..had breakfast..went back to our camels...and rode home to Zagoura...then a leisurely drive back to Marrakesh... stopping where ever we wanted to. Our guides were Jamal and Mohammad....they were wonderful! They work for Imlil Trek....( and they are on Facebook ) . I can highly recommend them. We were two single women going on tour in a Muslim country....but, Jamal and Mohammad were great. I cannot say enough about them..they became our friends!!
Definitely a must do...

Address: Sahara Desert
Directions: Marrakesh , Morocco
othercontact: facebook- imlil trek

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  • Written Dec 15, 2010
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