Erg Chigaga desert tour

The Erg Chigaga desert tour is one of the most incredible Morocco tours you can do during your holidays! It’s a great discovery and so exotic. If you choose to go visit the Erg Chigaga big dunes (some of the biggest dunes of Moroccan Sahara) many options are available for your Morocco desert tour. Here you will find the most popular Erg Chigaga desert excursions. But know that every private desert tour to Erg Chigaga dunes could be customized depending on your wishes. The Erg Chigaga desert excursion is one of the best Morocco desert experiences. 

At Erg Chigaga you can do some activities during your stay in the Sahara like a camel ride, a camel trekking, a quad biking, a sandboarding, …

We can organize a private transport during your Erg Chigaga desert excursion tour from Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Zagora and M’hamid.

During your Sahara desert adventure to Erg Chigaga, you will have the chance to sleep in a nomadic tent in the desert. It’s a really original accomodation in the Morocco desert. There are many Erg Chigaga desert camps in the dunes. And if you are doing a Morocco camel trekking trip, the overnights are done in a wild camping in the Sahara. The trip to Erg Chigaga could be also a glamping travel experience.

So, let’s discover the differents Sahara experiences at Erg Chigaga! 

Marrakech to Erg Chigaga desert tour by 4X4 

The Erg Chigaga big dunes are one of the most attractive destination for those who like original trips, adventure tours and unusal places. 

Traveling from Marrakech to Erg Chigaga, you will first discover the beautiful landscapes ot the High Atlas mountains. From Ouarzazate, you feel that landscapes change to make way for arid spaces. Going to Erg Chigaga, you discover South Morocco in all its spledor during you are crossing the Draa Valley and its palm grove. 

The distance between Marrakech and Erg Chigaga is about 9 hours driving. That’s why we recommend a 3-day Morocco desert tour. Arrived in Erg Chigaga, your Sahara excursion continue with a camel ride for the sunset and after a delicious dinner and an overnight in an Erg Chigaga desert camp. 

For this Marrakech Sahara desert trip you can choose to spend a night in an Erg Chigaga desert luxury camp.

You can decide to add some activities to your Sahara stay during your private Marrakech to Erg Chigaga trip like a quad biking or a sandboarding. 

Another good formula is a 4-day Erg Chigaga desert excursion from Marrakech including many visits during the trip to the Sahara.  

3-day Erg Chigaga desert excursion from Marrakech

Erg Chigaga desert excursion from Ouarzazate

If you arrive at the airport of Ouarzazate for your Morocco holidays, you are at gatewey to the desert!

So you can choose a Morocco Sahara desert excursion to the dunes of Erg Chigaga for 2 days

The distance between Ouarzazate and the Erg Chigaga desert is about 5 hours of driving. If you go for a 2-day Erg Chigaga desert tour from Ouarzazate, the departure is done in the morning and you will arrive at Erg Chigaga in the afternoon because many stops are planned during your travel experience to Morocco desert. 

After a camel ride, you can stay around the fire in the Erg Chigaga desert listening to the music of Sahrawi nomads.  

The Ouarzazate desert tour to Erg Chigaga is ideal if you want to spend a weekend in the Morocco desert. 

This Sahara trip could be imagined in a 3-day Morocco desert tour formula or a 4-day tailor-made desert experience. 

Erg Chigaga desert trip from Zagora

One of them is the Zagora to Erg Chigaga desert excursion by 4X4. This Morocco Sahara excursion from Zagora is a 1 day tour to Erg Chigaga. You start the trip in the morning, visit the dunes of Erg Chigaga and you are back in Zagora in the evening. The formula could be customized by a Sahara desert camp overnight stay, in an Erg Chigaga desert camp. 

4X4 excursion to Erg Chigaga from M’hamid

If you do a stay in M’hamid El Ghizlane, you are already in the desert. But visit the Erg Chigaga dunes remains a unique Sahara experience. Landscapes are enough different. Travelers appreciate a lot the Erg Chigaga desert tour by 4X4 because of the 1h30 drivint on the track and the beauty of the Erg Chigaga desert. Lunch is planned in an Oasis which is a point of meetting for Nomads. The camel ride for the sunset is a unforgettable moment like also the overnight in the Morocco desert camp. The overnight in Erg Chigaga desert camp is optional. You can opt for an overnight in a desert camp in M’hamid El Ghizlane. 

4X4 excursion to Erg Chigaga

Erg Chigaga desert tour – trekking and adventure

Here you will find some ideas of a programs of Erg Chigaga excursions that allow you to live an authentic Sahara experience. These formulas include a camel trekking, in some cases, a 4X4, the Erg Chigaga tours invite you to an adventure trip in the desert. 

2-day Erg Chigaga camel excursion from M’hamid

  • The first day of this Morocco desert trip to Erg Chigaga you go by 4X4 to the big dunes of Erg Chigaga. Lunch in an Oasis on a mid-way between M’hamid and Erg Chigaga. In the afternoon visit on the dunes and relaxing in the desert camp.
  • The next day, in the morning you will find camels and Nomads and you start a Sahara camel trekking for the half of the day. About noon, enjoy a lunch with Sahrawi Nomads. In the afternoon, you will be back in the Erg Chigaga desert camp. Overnight on spot.
  • The next day, you return to M’hamid El Ghizlane in the morning. 

3-day excursion trip to Erg Chigaga – wild camping 

  • 1st day : Departure from M’hamid by 4X4. Visit of Sidi Naji and Erg Zahar (the screaming dunes). Overnight in the desert, in a wild camping at Erg Zahar.
  • 2nd day : From Erg Zahar, you go by 4X4 to Erg Smar where you will have lunch and visit a farm. After that, you continue to Erg Chigaga dunes. Overnight in a Sahara desert camp.
  • 3d day : After the breakfast in the camp at Erg Chigaga, you will visit the Oasis and have lunch in a desert camp in M’hamid. It’s an Erg Chigaga excursion by 4X4. 

3-day Erg Chigaga desert experience from M’hamid

Ready for a Morocco camel trekking excursion to Erg Chigaga ? 

  • On the first day, you start your trip in the Sahara by a 4X4 excursion from M’hamid to Erg Chigaga. Overnight in a Morocco desert camp in Erg Chegaga. Discovery of the big dunes.
  • The next day, you go for 2 days of camel trekking in the Sahara. The second overnight is done in a wild camp under the stars.
  • On the third day, you will be back in M’hamid El Ghizlane. 

3-day camel trekking to Erg Chigaga 

 

 

If you are interested by one of the Erg Chigaga desert tour programs, contact us. We will be happy to plan a private Morocco desert excursion for you. 

We can also imagine longer programs including 3 days or 4 days of camel trekking in the area of Erg Chigaga and M’hamid El Ghizlane.

Our experience in the organization of Morocco desert tours in the Sahara is a plus to offer you an original and tailor-made Sahara experiences. 

 

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