Sahara tour Marrakech Erg Chegaga 5 days

Morocco desert tour from Marrakech – Sahara desert trip – Marrakech Sahara tour 5 days – Marrakech to Erg Chigaga – Sahara holidays

  • Discover the Erg Chegaga dunes
  • 4X4 Morocco desert tour from Marrakech
  • Ideal for a group tour!
  • Overnights in a typical Kasbahs

Sahara tour Marrakech Erg Chegaga 5 days

Marrakech Sahara tour  – 4×4 Morocco tour – Sahara desert tour Marrakech – Morocco desert trip

Day 1

Marrakech – Kasbah of Telouet – Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate

Your Morocco desert tour to the Sahara begins in Marrakech. Your driver-guide will pick you up at your hotel or riad. In the morning, departure in 4×4 from Marrakech to Ouarzazate, crossing the pass of Tizi Tichka (2260 m) in the mountains of the High Atlas.

You will first take the direction to the Kasbah of Telouet. Built during the XVIII and XIX century, the Kasbah is also called “Palace of the Glaoui”. It is located in the Berber village of Telouet, in the Haut-Atlas. The village is 1870 m above sea level and 136 km from Marrakech. Lunch on site then visit the Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou, a site inscribed on the World Heritage List of the UNESCO.

Day 2

Ouarzazate – Zagora – Mhamid

For the 2nd day of your Sahara tour from Marrakech, after breakfast, you take the road in 4×4 direction the village of Mhamid, located at the gates of the Moroccan desert and last oasis of the Draa Valley. You will cross the Col de Tizin Tinififft and visit Tamgroute (its Koranic library and the pottery Workshops). You will continue to Mhamid.

Enjoy dinner around a campfire and overnight stay in our Sahara desert camp.

Day 3

Sahara excursion from M’hamid to Erg Chigaga – live a desert adventure!

After breakfast, you will take your 4×4 Morocco desert tour back to the beautiful dunes of Chegaga. You will arrive at the Oasis for lunch. After lunch, you arrive in Erg Chegaga. You will then enjoy a camel ride in the biggest Moroccan dunes! The landscapes are really impressive!

Enjoy traditional music around the campfire and overnight in a Sahara camp. Adopt the nomadic lifestyle for a day!

You can do sandboarding or quad biking in the dunes! 

Day 4

Erg Chegaga – Iriqui – Tazenakht – Taroudant

On the program of the 4th day of your Marrakech to Erg Chigaga tour :

You will leave in the morning to go down to the Oued Drâa until the lake Iriqui which is most of the year dried out. The lake is situated between Hamid and Foum Zguid. After the visit to the lake of Iriqui, you will leave for Tazenakht. This Berber town known for its carpet-making cooperatives is located between the High Atlas and the Anti-Atlas, on an Arride plain. Lunch on the spot after the discovery of the carpet manufacturing cooperatives and then departure in the afternoon for Taroudant.

Taroudant is located about 250 km southeast of Marrakech. You will see the Wadi (river) that passes throughout the city. You will spend the night in this city.

Day 5

Taroudant – Marrakech

After breakfast at your hotel, you will return to Marrakech. The route between Taroudant and Marrakech passes by the High Atlas mountains. You will have time to enjoy beautiful views. 

Your Morocco Sahara tour ends in the afternoon.

Marrakech desert excursion to Erg Chigaga

Marrakech Erg Chigaga trip

5 days of discoveries and visits in South Morocco! Sahara experience. Enjoy also visits in typical villages during the journey. 

Your guide will make you discover beautiful places and will teach you about the culture and traditions of Morocco. 

Morocco desert excursion from Marrakech

Do you want to experience the Morocco camel trekking during your Sahara trip?

The travel time for this Marrakech desert tour allows you to experience the Sahara camel trekking for a day. 

It’s an optional activity that we can plan during the Morocco desert excursion. Let us know if you are interested in the hike in the Sahara. 

The departure for the camel trek is done in the morning from the camp in M’hamid. Two or three hours walking in the morning, then lunch in the Sahara. In the afternoon, 2 hours more of a hike before going back to the camp. 

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