Marrakech to Erg Chegaga desert tour 3 days

Marrakech desert tour 3 days –  Morocco Sahara desert trip – Marrakech Erg Chegaga trip

  • Discover the Sahara during your Morocco holidays
  • Marrakech desert tour 3 days
  • Night in a Erg Chegaga desert camp
  • Optional activities: sandboarding, quad

Marrakech to Erg Chegaga desert tour 3 days

Marrakech desert tour 3 days – overnight in the Sahara desert – Morocco camel ride – Morocco desert tour – Marrakech Sahara trip 

Day 1

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

You take the road in 4X4 in the morning for your Marrakech desert tour 3 days. Your driver-guide will pick you up at your hotel.

After crossing the Tizi n’Tichka Pass, which rises to 2,260 meters above sea level in the High Atlas, you will head for the Kasbah of Telouet. The kasbah, built in the XVIII and XIX centuries is known to have been the last home of Pasha Glaoui. The kasbah is about 140 km from Marrakech. After completing the visit of the Kasbah of Telouet, go to the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou.

It is a site with typical southern Moroccan architecture, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou is a ksar, made of earthen constructions, surrounded by walls. Lunch at the Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou.

You continue then towards Ouarzazate. You stop to take a break in Ouarzazate. Then you will head into the beautiful Drâa Valley to the village of Agdz.

Overnight in the village of Agdz.

Day 2

Agdz – Zagora – Mhamid – Chegaga

On the second day of your Marrakech Erg Chegaga tour, after breakfast in Agdz, departure to Zagora.

You continue your trip in the Draa Valley. Lunch in Zagora. You will continue then your way to Mhamid, which is at the gateway to the desert. M’hamid El Ghizlane is the last oasis in the Draa Valley.

Possibility to visit Tamnougalt on your way. Arrived at Mhamid, direction Chegaga in 4X4. You will spend about 2 hours on the track in the Sahara before arriving in Erg Chegaga.

Arrival in the afternoon, camel ride in the beautiful dunes of Erg Chigaga. Enjoy the sunset, dinner around a campfire, and overnight in a Morocco desert camp.

Day 3

Erg Chegaga dunes – Iriqui – Tazenakht – Marrakech

After breakfast, you take the road again for this last day of your Marrakech desert tour to Erg Chegaga.

You will leave Erg Chigaga and its big dunes to go through Lake Iriqui which is dry today but is located in the national park of Iriqui where the fauna and flora are preserved. After this visit, head for Tazenakht and its carpet cooperatives! You will enjoy lunch in the city of Tazenakht.

Then your Morocco desert tour continues through the High Atlas Mountains to arrive in Marrakech at the end of the day.

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