Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech 4 days

Holidays in Morocco – Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech – Morocco Sahara desert trip – Marrakech desert tour 4 days

  • Morocco desert tour 4 days
  • Erg Chigaga from Marrakech
  • Camel ride
  • Nights in Sahara nomadic camp

Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech 4 days

Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech – Morocco desert tour -Marrakech desert tour 4 days – Visit Erg Chigaga – Morocco holidays

Day 1

Marrakech – Atlas mountains – Kasbah of Telouet – Aït Ben Haddou

You leave for your Morocco desert trip in the morning around 9 AM or at the agreed time depending on your arrival. Your guide will pick you up at the airport or at your hotel. You will cross by 4X4 the High Atlas through the Tizi’n’Tichka pass which rises to 2,260m above sea level! The Berber villages follow one another on the road, the valleys too, the landscapes change … Stops are planned on the road.

Your Marrakech desert tour continues with the visit of the Telouet Kasbah and the crossing of the Ounila Valley to reach the Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou. The site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ksar is inhabited. It will surprise you by the charm of its mud kasbahs, typical of south Morocco. Dinner and overnight in a hotel in Ait Ben Haddou.

Day 2

Ait Ben Haddou – Erg Chigaga

The next day of your Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech, you will go down to the Moroccan desert.

The Marrakech Sahara tour continues with a stop in the city of Tazenakht with the possibility to visit the carpet cooperative. Your Morocco desert trip will then take you to Foum Zguid, where you will continue on a track for about 3 hours. Stop at Lake Iriqui.

You continue your journey in the Sahara Desert. Arrival at Erg Chigaga (the largest dunes of the Moroccan desert). A camel ride is planned. You can admire the sunset over the dunes. Dinner, music around the fire and overnight in a Morocco desert camp.

Day 3

Erg Chigaga – M’hamid – Tamegrout – Zagora – Tamnougalt – Agdz

After breakfast at the Sahara desert camp, you will enjoy a walk on the big dunes of Erg Chigaga. You take the track in 4X4 to the village of Mhamid where you will find the asphalt road. After a break for tea, you continue your Marrakech desert trip.

You go back in the beautiful Draa Valley.

Drâa (Oued Drâa) is the longest river in Morocco. It extends over 1000 km. It is formed in the High Atlas and flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Drâa waters are used in palm groves and different crops. The Drâa Valley is very pretty with its many kasbahs and palm groves.

Stop in Tamgrout to visit the Koranic library and pottery workshops. The road continues to Zagora. Your Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech continues with a visit to Tamnougalt. Charm guaranteed for this ksar with an exceptional view of the palm grove and the Anti Atlas. You arrive then Agdz where you will spend the night. 

Day 4

Agdz – Ouarzazate – return to Marrakech

After breakfast in Adgz, your Marrakech desert tour continues.

You go until Ouarzazate. After a stop in Ouarzazate, you take the road to Marrakech by the High Atlas. Arrival in Marrakech in the afternoon. 

The most of this Morocco desert tour from Marrakech:

  • This Marrakech desert tour to Erg Chigaga covers 4 days with the possibility of pick-up at the airport upon arrival,
  • discovery of the landscapes of the High Atlas all along the road between Marrakech and Ouarzazate,
  • crossing the Drâa Valley with its kasbahs in the earth (rammed earth) and its luxuriant palm groves,
  • your Morocco desert tour allows you to discover the South of Morocco and the big dunes of the Moroccan Sahara, Erg Chigaga,
  • you will enjoy a ride on camels in the desert,
  • it is a Morocco 4X4 tour, you will do a few hours of track in the desert ;

 

Customize the Erg Chigaga tour from Marrakech 

For example, you have the opportunity to spend the first night in Ouarzazate or Tamnougalt.

You can choose to spend a whole day in the desert to enjoy a walk and lunch in the desert and a second night at the desert camp.

It is possible to stay at Erg Chegaga or spend a night in the M’hamid desert.

 

Optional activities in the desert:

  • you can do a quad biking,
  • a sandboarding in Erg Chigaga,
  • an excursion in the Sahara with a hike,
  • a culinary workshop;

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