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, arrival in Erg Chegaga. You will then enjoy a camel ride in the biggest Moroccan dunes!

At the end of the day, you will take the road back to Mhamid.

Dinner and overnight at the desert camp.

Day 4

Erg Chegaga – Iriqui – Tazenakht – Taroudant

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, you will return to Marrakech. End of your Morocco Sahara tour.

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