Tour Around Erg Chebbi Desert Dunes By 4WD
Today we will start our Tour Around Erg Chebbi Desert Dunes By 4WD in the desert on the way of the Paris-Dakar Rally is a quick adventure and fun! We will visit the Gnawa music in Khamlia people Nomade, mountains, stones of the desert, Berber village, Oasis…
After breakfast, we begin our Merzouga Desert 4×4 Tour, to explore to the tiny villages around Erg Chebbi dunes such as Hassi Labied, Merzouga and Khamlia. In Hassi Labied we will stop at the garden where you will view the canal irrigation system. From here we continue on the trail toward Merzouga. Near Merzouga, you will have the chance to see Dayet Srji lake that forms in the springtime which attracts flocks of pink flamingos and wildlife, Bird-watchers will enjoy this peaceful area.
We continue our Merzouga Desert 4×4 Tour to Khamlia, we expect to meet locals showing their desert foxes. You may also encounter desert reptiles and mammals. In Khamlia, known as the village of black people who were once slaves from Sudan. You will be hospitably welcomed with a cup of tea (Whiskey Berber) while enjoying their spiritual Gnawa music. Leaving Khamlia, our next stop is on the panoramic view of golden dunes near the Algerian border.
We may stop for a picnic lunch under the shadow of a tree before continuing our Merzouga Desert 4×4 Tour to visit a Nomad family, who live under Berber tents while taking care of the herds of cattle, goats, and camels. You will be introduced to family members and getting to know about their way of life while enjoying the taste of a nice cup of tea. After this, you will have the chance to visit the sites of black volcanic rocks. Continuing our Merzouga Desert 4×4 Tour, we reach the panoramic view near Yasmina Auberge where you will be amazed at the scene of the dunes in addition to the nearby lake (springtime). Back to your hotel, where our Tour Around Erg Chebbi Desert Dunes By 4WD ends.