5 Days and 4 Nights: M’Hamid to Erg Ez-Zahar

Route:
M’Hamid / Bertham / Oued Naam / Outide / Hamada du Draâ / Dunes de Douib /
M’Hamid


Day 1:
Leave M’Hamid at 08:30 in the direction of the ancient 6th century Kasbah where you will stop to learn about the history of its sub-Saharan African population.
Have lunch under the shade of the palms in the M’Hamid Oasis.
After lunch trek to Sidi Naji, the burial site of a famed Marabout.
Set up camp for the night at Sidi Naji.

Day 2:
After breakfast, set off in the direction of the ancient Nomad camp of Bersnina.
Stop for lunch under the shade of a Tamarix tree.
After lunch, trek to Sidi Ahmor the burial site of a famed Marabout.
Set up camp at Sidi Ahmor and enjoy dinner under the stars.

Day 3:
After breakfast, set off in the direction of the great dunes of Erg Ezzahar.
Stop for lunch on the way.
Arrive at the dunes before sunset so that their full splendour can be appreciated.
We recommend you climb a dune to take in the majestic panorama of the desert.
Set up camp at Erg Ezzahar where you will have dinner and enjoy traditional Nomadic musical  entertainment around a camp fire.

Day 4:
Wake up to watch the sunrise.
Have a traditional Bedouin breakfast around the embers of the campfire.
Trek to the Douib region where you will discover the diversity of plant life that exists in the desert.
Stop for lunch under the shade of a Tamarix tree.
Set up camp for a night under the desert stars.

Day 5:
After breakfast, trek to the oasis of Rass Nkhal passing the Douib lake en route.
Stop for lunch along the way.
Return to M’Hamid.